Few would argue with the statement that the National Football League is one of the most successful, if not the most successful, of the professional sports organizations. The NFL is worth literally billions of dollars. The league's television contracts with Fox, NBC, CBS and ESPN bring in approximately $3.7 billion annually, and its arrangement with DirecTV...
The fondest of my childhood memories consist of one subject - baseball with my little brother.
Whether we were learning the game from our dad, watching it with our friends or talking about it with anyone who would listen, the Cohen boys' primary concern growing up was baseball. My brother and I would stay in our backyard, from sun up to sun down,...
I admit it. I'm a sports junkie.
Growing up, my first, second and third loves on this planet were the Philadelphia sports teams.
I love most things about sports. I love the competition. I love the conversation. I love the way a team can bring together an entire city. I love its traditions.
Well, most traditions.
Dig, if you will, a picture.
A Sunday in October. But not just any Sunday. A Sunday of revelation, of epiphany.
On this Sunday, I watch my beloved Philadelphia Eagles not from my own center-city apartment, but from a jam-packed sports-bar. My long-time buddies, Al and Mike, sitting next to me, we await the 4:15 kickoff. I'm nervous, I'm tense, I'm a...