The all-pro tax day football team

It has been said that few things are inevitable, like death and taxes. It is also inevitable that Quirky Research will use any day on the calendar to draft a thematic all-pro team. No deductions for poor puns, and H.R. might block our passwords, as we audit the rosters and

All-time NFL Valentine’s Day game lineups

Quirky Research has scoured the annals of NFL history to assemble the top players for a Valentine's Day head-to-head. Today's referee is John Hussey. 💕 Virginia Lovers starting lineup Head coach: Lovie Smith Offense Defense QB Jim Hart LDE Leo Sugar RB Eddie Lacy RDE Rosey Grier RB Warren Loving DT Vincent Valentine WR Louis Lipps DT Romeo Bandison WR Edwin Lovelady LLB Mike Weddington TE Johnny Huggins MLB NaVorro Bowman LT Harper Card RLB Marquis Flowers LG Bubba Paris CB Dick LeBeau C Hunk Anderson CB Valentino Blake RG Duval Love FS Tommy Casanova RT Candy

Catcher’s interference in the postseason

Jacoby Ellsbury became the first player ever to draw multiple catcher's interference calls in a postseason career.  Ellsbury also holds the regular season career record (31) and the single-season record (12). [Update: Tommy La Stella became the second batter to be involved in multiple postseason catcher interference calls on 10/2/2018.] Dates are

Georgia Tech 222, Cumberland 0: a gamebook

What follows is an NFL-style gamebook for the 222-0 Georgia Tech-Cumberland game that happened 100 years ago this October. Notes: The play-by-play is almost entirely taken from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution game story as seen on this archived page from Cumberland's website. Unknowns and obvious errors from the original play-by-play: The play-by-play

Reader Mail!: Safety Punts

Where does the kicker have to kick the ball from after a safety? I know it's set up to kick at the 20-yard-line, but can the kicker punt the ball from the back of the end zone and have the ball travel to the 30-yard-line (40 yards total) and