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Quiz: Name All 32 NFL Starting QBs

Getty Images The NFL season kicks off tonight with the Dallas Cowboys taking on the defending champion New York Giants. To make sure you’re sufficiently ready for some football, let’s see how many of the 32 opening weekend starting QBs you can name in 5 minutes. Take the Quiz: Name All 32 Starting Quarterbacks

The Missing Links: Good Job, Good Effort, Internet!

Ray Bradbury’s Most Memorable & Insightful Quotes Presented by The Guardian in random fashion. * Whoa, Check Out the Big Chronological Order On This Infographic! This carefully-crafted image creates a linear timeline for Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. * The Newly-Unveiled Wii Is Dumb & Useless & I Probably Want One I 50% hate the idea and 50% think it’s kind of [...]

Super Bowl Talking Points For Football Newbies

So, it’s Super Bowl Sunday and you’ve gotten yourself invited to a football party but you know next to nothing about the sport or the two teams playing. What to do? Don’t worry, BuzzFeed has got your back! Here are some [...]

The Time Notre Dame Played the New York Giants (for the Unemployed!)

“Knute Rockne’s Notre Dame all-stars arrived in New York for their battle with the New York Giants pro team in a charity grid battle. They were received by Mayor Walker at City Hall in New York.” © Bettmann/CORBIS When the Great Depression started squeezing New Yorkers’ job prospects, the city got creative. In October 1930, New [...]

They Shouldn’t Have Put a Ring on It: The NCAA and Ring Repossession

NCAA football hardware has been all over the news lately. From the Ohio State ring-and-memorabilia scandal to USC being stripped of its 2004 BCS title, trophies and rings are keeping college football in the headlines during what would normally be a June lull. (Not to mention The Dan Patrick Show’s Tuesday report that Reggie Bush [...]

Things Everybody Loves Except You

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. On to this week’s topics of discussion… 1. There must be movies or authors or foods that are generally beloved by everyone you know, but you secretly (or [...]

Slot Car Addiction: The Joys of Model Racing

“QUANTUM SHOT” #683Link – article by M. Christian and Avi Abrams “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” –Mario Andretti While the present generation has thoroughly moved into the digital age, for millions of people before them slot cars were a cherished feature of childhood; and, for a few wonderfully eccentric hobbyists, they [...]

The Late Movies: Sports Celebrations

When my hometown team, the Philadelphia Phillies, won the World Series in 2008, I was at a small, crowded bar in my neighborhood. As the final out was called, the room erupted. I hugged my friend and then turned around and hugged at least 12 strangers before running outside and high-fiving every person I saw [...]