Former NFL coach and broadcaster John Madden remains a powerful voice in the league. Earlier this week, he plainly spelled out what is wrong with the league's Thursday night games and why the TV ratings have slipped.
Rev. Stan Parris and his family have been Chicago Cubs fans for 33 years. They've experienced past Cubs playoff failures, in 1984 and 2003 in particular, even last year's loss to the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series.
A radio station in Fayetteville, N.C., WFAY-FM 100.1, said it will not air East Carolina's game against South Florida on Saturday because of the "shameful disrespect" the school's marching band displayed while protesting killings by police during the national anthem.