You may have heard that baseball is the “national pasttime.” Wrong! That expression originates from a poem that’s like 120 years old. Football, or as it’s called in the rest of the world “American Football,” “the game of the empire” or “futbol imperialisimo” is our true national game. And all the important numbers show that this is true.
So on Canada Day, their Independence Day, we brought you the most popular hockey stories in the history of the site. Today, be a real American and look over our five most popular NFL football stories. The gridiron inspired 5/7 and 7/9 most popular stories. (Basketball inspired the other two predictably).
All of these links have been viewed 20,000 times, some even 30,000. Starting with the most popular single post in TSB history:
Ines Sainz, media superstar, the New York Jets sexual harassment, what all the meat-heads said about it; putting the whole mess into perspective
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler is newly engaged, here’s the quintessential photo