Friday night football live scoreboard: Week 6 – Washington Post

Friday night football live scoreboard: Week 6 – Washington Post

Najieh Benjamin (30) and H.D. Woodson are fired up for their Turkey Bowl rematch with Wilson on Friday night. (Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post) We’re past the halfway point in the high school football season, and this weekend’s matchups are guaranteed to have a major impact on which teams play on into November and […]

There have been more taunting penalties in football in four weeks than all of last season – RollingStone.com

There have been more taunting penalties in football in four weeks than all of last season – RollingStone.com

When justifying the implementation of more stringent unsportsmanlike conduct penalties this season, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell claimed “we all have standards.” In his defense, he never specified whose standards those might be. Yet judging by the playground justice he’s doled out this season, that metric seems to be about as stringent as other similar gospel, […]

Being Reminded of Racism Is Destroying Pro Football for Whites – Mother Jones

Being Reminded of Racism Is Destroying Pro Football for Whites – Mother Jones

National Review’s Jim Geraghty passes along the news from SI’s Richard Deitsch that ratings for NFL football are down this season. Deitsch suggests several possible explanations: a crazy election season sucking away attention; a smaller group of star quarterbacks (no Peyton Manning or Tom Brady); bad Monday night games; a slowdown in fantasy football; fatigue […]