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Some immaculate, spooky conspiracy-weaving

TweetI watched the “The Immaculate Reception: A Football Life” doc on the NFL Network last night, and it revealed some interesting nuggets to me that I hadn’t known before.
Such as how the now-famous moniker, coined by a Steelers fan standing on a table in a bar after the game, took a couple years to truly [...]

The Sunday Sports Book Review: New in pro football

TweetThe National Football League we know today took dramatic steps in its current direction in the 1970s, when lucrative television contracts finally elbowed aside the dominance of Major League Baseball and as American corporate life moved into an age of high finance, filling its ranks with a Baby Boom generation of mobile and ambitious strivers.
But [...]