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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Articles tagged: rule changes

Bears Refuse to Follow New Kickoff Rule, NFL Cracks Down During Game

Any time there is a rule change there is bound to be opposition.  When the NFL decided to move kickoffs back to the 35 yard line, six teams were unhappy with the decision.  One of the six, the Chicago Bears, decided to do something about it during their first preseason game on Saturday.  Rather than…Read More

Should MLB Players Be Allowed to Steamroll the Catcher?

When we see an injury like the nasty one Buster Posey suffered at home plate on Thursday night, we are reminded that at certain times baseball can be as physical as football — without any of the protection.  Fans love to see players who aren’t afraid to go all out and truck the catcher.  We…Read More

Kickoffs Moving Back to the 35, Prepare for Touchbacks Galore

A proposal that will likely lead to an abundance of touchbacks in the NFL next season — or whenever football resumes — was passed Tuesday afternoon.  The spot of a kickoff will be moved from the 30-yard line to the 35-yard line, which is where kickoffs were spotted prior to 1994.  Another proposal that would…Read More

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