Fresh-faced rookies are scheduled to report Halas Hall Friday for mini-camp. Many presume rookies spend that time practicing, running drills, watching film and memorizing the Bears playbook—and there will plenty of that to be sure.
How did a small, upstart cable network based in Bristol, CT come to dominate the global sporting field? For some insight, we turn to James Andrew Miller, co-author of the 2011 book, These Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN.
Overshadowed by Jay Cutler's injury during yesterday's game was Devin Hester's brilliant acting turn on ESPN's NFL Countdown. ESPN's Kenny Mayne came to town last week to shoot a sketch for the pre-game broadcast.And guess who they called? That's right, Kate James!
It’s not just back to school for the younger set; most higher education classes have also resumed. And that means college football is back at stadiums and on TV. But college football is more than mascots and fight songs – the sport is also big business.
Imagine if picking teams for a game of kickball took three days — you’d never make it in for dinner. But that’s how long it took the National Football League’s 32 teams to pick their newest crop of players. The NFL Draft is quite the event.