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 3:00pm 1/31/14 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 8:56am 1/31/14 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 8:41pm 1/22/14 8:41pm

Watch NFL Players Awkwardly Use Google Glass

The "fun" tech question to ask famous people and/or grandmas in 2013 is what they think of Google Glass. Most usually this requires slapping Google Glass onto their face, making awkward conversation on how to control it, asking them to do what they do best and then talking about if they think it's the future or not.… » 7/15/13 7:30pm 7/15/13 7:30pm

That Insane New Falcons Stadium Is Really Going To Happen

From a pair of ideas floated in April, the Falcons have chosen the official conceptual design for their new stadium, set to begin construction next year. It features an eight-piece roof that will twist closed—essentially an iris diaphragm. We hereby nominate, for a nickname, "The Sphincter." » 6/18/13 4:41pm 6/18/13 4:41pm

The NFL Is Going to Be Using Microsoft Surface on the Sideline

If you're a fan of the NFL, you'd know that players and coaches stare at printed pictures of replays and call plays from laminated sheets of paper. Yes, even now. No more though, the NFL just announced a partnership with Microsoft that'll let coaches and officials use Microsoft Surface on the sidelines instead. » 5/21/13 9:53pm 5/21/13 9:53pm

How Far Do You Run Playing Different Sports?

While watching sports, have you ever stopped (midway through a bowl of Cheetos) to wonder, "How far are those guys actually running?" It's a common question, one that's historically been subject mostly to guesswork, Thanks to some recent technological developments, though, we can now actually apply some data to it. » 4/03/13 2:20pm 4/03/13 2:20pm