The Full Story Of Tom Brady's Destroyed Cell Phone

The biggest revelation from Roger Goodell’s decision upholding Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was that Brady’s cell phone was destroyed shortly before meeting with Ted Wells and his investigators, even though he knew Wells wanted access to the contents of his text messages. Here is how Wells described his request to… »8/05/15 1:58pm8/05/15 1:58pm

Here's the surprisingly old school way that an NFL football is made

Super Bowl Sunday is only a few days away and all anyone really wants to talk about is deflated footballs. We don't care about any of that. We just like to see how things get made. Here's a NY Times video that shows you the inside of a Wilson Football Factory. They get sewed together, flipped inside out, stitched,… »1/29/15 12:34am1/29/15 12:34am

All of Peyton Manning's record breaking touchdown passes in one chart

Data Looks Dope's Max Einstein just made this visualization that charts every touchdown pass that Peyton Manning, who is now the record holder for TD passes, has thrown in his career. Yep, all 510 of them (so far). It shows the distance of each pass along with the receiver who caught it from 1998 to October 19, 2014. »10/21/14 12:59am10/21/14 12:59am

Nike's Concept Jet for Pro Athletes Is a Luxury Lounge at 40,000 Feet

Pro athletes lead a very luxurious life, with trainers ensuring they're always in top physical shape. But they still travel in cramped airplanes that weren't designed for seven-footers. Teague design firm and Nike have come up with a solution: a super-luxurious concept jet that caters to a team's every need. »9/09/14 11:45am9/09/14 11:45am

NFL Sidelines Will Be Littered With Old Surface Pros This Season

Tonight, when the New York Giants face off against the Buffalo Bills in the first NFL preseason game of the year, something will be different. The game itself will still be the 11-person smash-em-up affair that we all know and love, but the sidelines will be seeing a significant upgrade—the Sideline Viewing System,… »8/03/14 10:15am8/03/14 10:15am

Richard Sherman Gives the Best Twitter Advice You'll Ever Get

Richard Sherman is a very talented football player, and I, like many of you, have become a fan. It's clear that in the post-NFC championship days, he's emerged as a divisive character. No matter your opinion, when it comes to Twitter he has some very sage advice. From a post he wrote earlier this week on the MMBQ: »1/31/14 3:00pm1/31/14 3:00pm

Facebook Data Show Just How Much Football Games Depress You

Whenever Facebook rolls out a new broad survey of its data, like a map of NFL fandom, the instinct is usually to jump right to the counterintuitive bits—Why would there be a pocket of Saints fans in the heart of Texas?—and then sussing out an answer. But here, with a look at how positive and negative words are used in… »1/31/14 8:56am1/31/14 8:56am

Cute animation explains everything you need to know about NFL football

Because we are in the US, I'm not going to call football "American Football" or whatever other people call our version of not-soccer outside of the USA. It's football here. That's the end of it. But I get it. To people who know football as some other thing or don't care to know our football as anything, the sport… »1/22/14 8:41pm1/22/14 8:41pm