The Green Bay Packers are the only football (American) team in the NFL that are non-profit. It is community owned with no single major shareholder. This is a major reason why the team has stayed in a city like Green Bay than a larger city in Wisconsin.
During the early days of American football, it became a very violent sport. Serious injuries and many deaths had caused serious concern. President Teddy Roosevelt urged new drastic rules to football to make it safer which led to the sport to be more popular.
NFL player Harry Carson was among the first to make the practice of pouring a Gatorade cooler on a coach, a tradition after winning a football game. When his team The New York Giants went to celebrate their Super Bowl win at the White House in 1987, the cooler tradition was given to President RonaldContinue reading “Fun Fact: Pouring Popcorn on Ronald Reagan”
While there is outrage from the right-wing on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality, it originally started a bit differently. Colin Kaepernick started the protests by sitting down during the anthem, not kneeling. Kaepernick decided to kneel after talking to NFL player (and U.S. veteran) Nate BoyerContinue reading “Fun Fact: From Sitting To Kneeling During The National Anthem”
While I never owned a Dreamcast, my brother had one. He didn’t have a huge number of games either, but this was one of his best choices. Looking back now, the graphics are pretty terrible, but they were at their prime about 20 years ago. I don’t like most football games these days, they’re justContinue reading “Things I Like: NFL 2K1 (Sega Dreamcast)”