A great piece on American Football in the UK that provides an interesting view on how humans pick “sides” when there is less of a tie to a particular team (or locale).
NFL: the Birth of the Yellow Line
A Beautiful Corpse: An oral history of the fast life and quick death of the XFL
I really wish this would have worked out. While I’m not a fan of the WWE, the XFL had a lot of potential, assuming they stayed true to it as a sport and avoided the scripted spectacle that is pro wrestling.
Meet the Bag Man
How to buy college football players, in the words of a man who delivers the money.
Since 1976 the final NFL draft pick has been dubbed “Mr. Irrelevant”, these three guys took it as inspiration.