Only an athlete gets applauded for wanting to be there for the birth of a child. Any other millionaire husband who showed up at the office while his wife was giving birth would get funny looks at best and called inhuman at worst.
Drew Brees, Matt Forte, Drew Stanton ... there's a whole lot of bellyachin' going on in the NFL these days, and it isn't a good look for this buttoned-down league.
Detroit fans are again saying, "Bless you boys." They have reason to smile. Are they talking about the Tigers? The Lions? Could they dare hope for playoffs from both? Monday night will be telling.
The NFL needs to stop turning a blind eye flaws in the system. The NFL needs to grant the six teams with the best records postseason berths and stop rewarding bad teams for being in Missouri.
The truth is, the Tennessee Titans are winning despite Vince Young's play, not because of it. So what's wrong with VY?
Miami QB Daunte Culpepper spends quality Super Bowl week time in his hometown with ESPN The Magazine's LZ Granderson. • Motion: Home Base
Bill Richardson and Hillary Clinton are running for the presidency, and Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith are going to the Super Bowl. It's called progress, says LZ Granderson.
Donovan McNabb, Antwaan Randle El and D.J. Shockley got together with their dads to discuss football, finances and playing quarterback.