Tag: football

From Falcons to Titans: One Fan’s Transition

For most of my life my favorite NFL team was the Atlanta Falcons.  I think you can clearly pick out the key word in that last sentence. Since moving to Nashville, Tennessee in 2014, I have slowly transitioned to having my allegiance changed to the Tennessee Titans.  My allegiance...

Football Friday (7/26/19)

Here’s a recap of American football leagues around the world: ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE The Albany Empire enters the AFL playoffs as the top seed.  Returning home for the first time in nearly a month, the Empire made a statement in the team’s tenth win of the season, handling the...

Football Friday (7/19/19)

Let’s take a look at what’s going on with American Football being played around the world and the latest news: AMERICAN ARENA LEAGUE American Arena League, CEO, Tony Zefiretto released the 2019 American Arena League All Star Team. “The unbalanced schedule presented some uniqueness to the process of owners...

Football Friday

Here’s a recap of this week’s report of American football from around the world: AMERICAN 7s FOOTBALL LEAGUE The A7FL, which is a 7-on-7 full-contact football league in which players do not wear hard pads or helmets, is in the playoff round of its 2019 season that featured a...

Orlando Suffers First Loss In AAF

Through five weeks into the inaugural season of the Alliance of American Football (AAF), it looked like Steve Spurrier’s Orlando Apollos were unbeatable.  In week 6 they were beaten.  Here’s a recap of the games from Week 6: Arizona Hotshots 22, Orlando Apollos 17 The Hotshots reminded the Apollos...

Friday Flashback: Coldest Ever High School Football Game

Tonight in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state quarterfinals, The Warner Robins Demons will host the Clarke Central Gladiators.  This matchup takes me back to the 1985 State Championship game which was played between these two teams in Athens, Georgia.  In fact, I start shivering immediately when I...

Friday Flashback: My Football “Glory” Days

I have loved football from a very young age. The first football player I ever remember watching was Joe Namath. The first time I ever attended a football game was in 1974 when my dad took me to see his alma mater Clinch County Panthers play the Jeff Davis Yellow...

Friday Flashback: 1983 United States Football League

We take the time machine back 34 years ago when a new professional football league called the United States Football League (USFL) kicked off their first season.  This was the first successful professional spring/summer football league.  The league kicked off on March 6, 1983 and played an 18-game schedule...

Will Nashville Be In Tune For Major League Soccer?

Today, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, will be meeting with Major League Soccer (MLS) officials in New York City to support the cities’ bid for an expansion franchise. Okay, I already jumped on the fact that she more important things to do than go to New York for a soccer...

My First NFL Game

I have been a football fan for as long as I can remember and watched many National Football League (NFL) games on television.  From my very first memories of watching Joe Namath to the first season that the Atlanta Falcons made the playoffs, I always wanted to go to...