Ray Nitschke

December 29, 2015 0

The Green Bay Packers won five NFL titles between 1961 and 1967. Raymond Ernest Nitschke anchored the defense for every one of them. Born in…

NFL Longest Game

December 25, 2015 1

The longest game in National Football League history was played 44 years ago today. On Christmas Day, 1971, the Kansas City Chiefs played host to…

Pat Summerall

December 14, 2015 4

George Allen Summerall was a superb athlete but his greatest success came as a sports broadcaster. Born in Lake City, Florida—a former Seminole village along…

Army-Navy Game

December 11, 2015 7

The Army-Navy game is the most traditional and enduring rivalry in college football. The Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen first met on the football…

Deacon Jones

December 9, 2015 4

In tackle football, a sack occurs “when a player making an apparent attempt to pass is tackled or downed at or behind the line of…