Tagged - Football

Are NFL rule changes making the league ‘soft’?

The NFL Competition Committee has made couple of significant changes to their rulebook that have left the NFL community with mixed feelings. There have been more rule changes, but I’d like to focus on use of helmet, the catch rule, and protection of the quarterback.

Interceptions help football win defensive battle

Men’s Football defeated Alfred State 20–14 on Saturday, Sept. 15, in a defensive battle. The ‘Jackets defense hauled in six interceptions, four of which came from junior defensive back Robert Grant, and secured their first win of the season.

Six bold predictions for the NFL season

Maybe I’m just a salty Patriots fan. But I’ve been looking at the NFC, and I came to a realization: only six teams can be in the top six.

Martinovich discusses building a winning football program

This week, Men’s football lost their first game of the season to Case Western, 38–10, in its first game under new head coach Chad Martinovich. I sat down with Martinovich, the former head coach of MIT, before the game.

Four years of professional sports

It may be difficult to remember, but a lot has happened in sports in the past four years. Here are…

Sports entertainment can be the future

For years, I thought World Wrestling Entertainment was a punchline. Why would people spend time watching a sporting event they know is fake?

Gronkowski hits outside the lines

Last week, Gronk took his passion game too far. Against the Buffalo Bills, he took his anger at the officiating out on Buffalo cornerback Tre’Davious White.

Everybody Talks: Who do we look up to?

I can’t help but ponder why sports fans idolize and cherish the athletes we do. Are we attached because they play for our team or earn us fantasy points?

Greene resigns as football head coach

Players were shocked to hear the news during an Oct. 10 practice.

Calmar’s big day paces UR Football in road victory

Not since Mike Sondericker in 2008 had a Yellowjacket rushed for 200 yards in a game.