Oakland Coliseum is the last of the old style multi-purpose stadiums in the country used by both a pro football and baseball team, so check out all the work it to switch from the Oakland A’s playoff game on Saturday evening to be ready for the Raiders vs. Chargers game on Sunday night. That is why the game started at 8:30 and ended around midnight.
LA has a football team! Well kind of?
KISS announced last week that they would be launching their new arena football team beginning play in 2014! Home games will be at Honda Center in Anaheim only a stones throw away from the IE. Season tickets will be available for only $99 and all inaugural season seat holders will be invited to a free Kiss concert at Honda Center next year!
David “Deacon” Jones passed away from natural causes last night here in So Cal at the age of 74. He was credited for terming “sack” because of the manor in which he took out quarterbacks. Jones was a member of the L.A. Rams Fearsome Foursome from 1961 to 1971. After his kick-ass football career you may have seen him on TV or in the movies as he dabbled at acting. Jump ahead for more info about one of the NFL’s most legendary players.
Happy Birthday to the NFL’s most career wins coach Don Shula. If you are a Dolphins fan (I still see their logo here in the I.E.) it is probably because of this stud coach! His perfect NFL season remains unmatched. And he has been the head coach in a record number of Superbowls. How many times? Click for more on Mr. Don Shula as we say “Happy Birthday!” to him.
Jimbo was able to get Christian Okoye, The Nigerian Nightmare’s, last words.
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So this many months since winning the Super Bowl, the New York Giants finally got their championship ring this week. Have you seen it? Can you guess how much one ring is valued at? Click ahead and check it out.
Update: The Chargers have posted a tribute page on their website – click here to get there – on which you can leave your condolences to the Seau family. Also, Saints OL Eric Olsen has posted a great story about an amazing thing Junior Seau did for him as a kid.
Not much to say here other than this: whether you’re a Bolthead or a member of Raider Nation – whether you’re a Trojan or a Bruin, for that matter – you had to admire the talent and heart of Junior Seau. His death today – potentially a suicide – is <insert your preferred synonym for “hideous beyond hideous” here>. We’re sure you join us in sending heartfelt condolences to his family.
Sports Pickle has a sneak peak on what upcoming NFL games you should TRULY avoid.
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The Cleveland Browns released their 2012 NFL Schedule. See how it has been received by a die hard season ticket holder
Football season is a mere 4+ months away, but you can already smell it, can’t you? Presented for your consideration, here’s the 2012 Chargers schedule.
It’s a pretty funky, but interesting, schedule. Here are a few highlights:
Until the NFL Draft in nine days, that is all…