Why Is the Opposing Team in The Dark Knight Rises From Rapid City?

Like most other thirtysomething American men, I saw The Dark Knight Rises this weekend and enjoyed it. But I left the theater with one nagging question on my mind: What’s up with the pro football team from Rapid City?

Fantasy Football Week 8 Injury Updates on Hillis, Johnson, Green-Ellis, Tolbert, Stafford, Wells, and more

So I’m going to be honest with you…I’ve kind of been focused on baseball this week. Don’t worry. I didn’t completely forget about football thought. Here’s your injury update for week 8!

Video: Entertaining Media Day Interviews with the Steelers

Do you know how Steelers players deal with having to wizz during games? Do you know what Hines Ward’s teammates think he will do after he retires? And do you know what Rashard Mendenhall was doing? After you watch this video, you will.

Taking a Link Dump: Tuesday Afternoon

Here is your Tuesday afternoon link dump. Enjoy.

What I Learned From My First Fantasy Football Draft: I Love Tom Brady and Felix Jones

It is that time of year again as fantasy football drafts are occurring across the world in preparation for the 2009 season. Jerod had his first one last night and describes the draft value and projections that drove some of his picks.

Among the notable players discussed: Tom Brady, Felix Jones, LeSean McCoy, Donovan McNabb, Torry Holt, Vernon Davis, Anthony Gonzalez, plus former Browns nemesis Rex Ryan and his potentially lethal and undervalued Jets D.

Hines Ward Injury Update – Expects to Play Sunday With Sprained Knee

Steelers WR and Super Bowl 40 MVP Hines Ward is currently hobbled by sprained knee, but the latest injury update is that while he won’t be 100%, Ward is expected to play. In other Super Bowl 43 injury news, the Cardinals are not sure about JJ Arrington.