Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Sabol lists 5 worst NFL teams in history

The Los Angeles Times recently asked Steve Sabol, president of NFL Films, to name the five worst teams in NFL history. Naturally, first-year expansion franchises were removed from consideration. Here's what he came up with:
1. 1972 Houston Oilers (1-13)
2. 1952 Dallas Texans (1-11)
3. 1981 Baltimore Colts (2-14)
4. 1980 New Orleans Saints (1-15), a.k.a the "Aints"
5. 2008 Detroit Lions (0-15) or 1990 New England Patriots (1-15) (to be determined, based on the results of Detroit's regular season finale at Green Bay).

Monday, December 22, 2008

RCA Dome demolition video

Yesterday at 9:35 a.m., Baltimore-based Controlled Demolition Inc. demolished the 24-year-old RCA Dome in Indianapolis. Click here to watch a video of the demolition, which includes shots from a camera inside the facility. In particular, Baltimore football fans ought to relish the opportunity to watch the RCA Dome come down.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Hannity named 'Misinformer of the Year'

To his fans, Sean Hannity is a "great American." To Media Matters he is the 'Misinformer of the Year,' responsible for spreading more conservative misinformation than any other media figure in 2008. Click here to read a summary of his "unending stream of falsehoods and character attacks."

Friday, December 19, 2008

Pedestrian bridge collapses in Atlanta

One construction worker has been killed and at least 17 others are hurt after a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Atlanta Botanical Gardens around 9 a.m. this morning. The workers were pouring concrete for a new canopy walk when the bridge crashed to the ground.