It is time to play a game of TAG (NFL-style)

  The National Football League goes through this every year and the season that the 32 NFL organizations use for the betterment of the team and players despise has come. Wednesday, February 15, starts the two-week window in which NFL teams can choose to use the franchise tag on impending free agents.  Teams may only use one tag in…

Atlanta brewery loses SB LI bet to Sam Adams and had to pay up with a special edition brew

Samuel Adams brewery in Boston made a Super Bowl 51 bet with Atlanta’s Sweetwater Brewing Co. and the loser had to develop and distribute a limited edition beer honoring the champions. With the Atlanta Falcons committing the ultimate collapse and “held an L” for the defeat against the New England Patriots, Sweetwater anted up and went…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown, Bill Russell are awarded SI’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

To honor Muhammad Ali, whose lifetime of achievement forever changed the world, SI is renaming its Legacy Award the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. The honor will celebrate individuals whose dedication to the ideals of sportsmanship has spanned decades and whose career in athletics has directly or indirectly impacted the world. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim…