For the NFL’s centenary, a historically hexed franchise and an agonizingly vexed fan base are eagerly anticipating a resurrection of Biblical proportions. Thanks to some bold moves and brash personalities, the league’s biggest losers of the last two decades—yes, the Cleveland Browns—are Super Bowl contenders.
What would lead Penn's basketball coach, an ex-pro player and beloved Quakers star, to take payouts from the father of a phony recruit? And what would happen when that phony recruit's father turned out to be the man behind a sprawling Medicare fraud? Before the Varsity Blues scandal, there was Jerome Allen.
Julian Edelman had big plans for his career both on and off the field, but it was all put on hold when he tore his ACL in August 2017. Nearly two years later, with his injury and suspension behind him, the Patriots’ wide receiver has come full circle, winning a Super Bowl MVP award and producing a documentary on Showtime—and he still wants more.
In four seasons at Louisville, Asia Durr has blossomed into a spectacular scorer while advancing ever closer to her dream: the school's first national title. But March can be the cruelest month—and three powerhouses stand in the Cardinals' way.
There was an epic ice storm, a dancing dot-com chimp, a nail-biter of a game and an All-Pro’s arrest on murder charges. Super Bowl XXXIV, at the turn of the century, was something else. Perhaps that’s why it took the NFL so long to return to Atlanta.