When the Hall of Famer stopped by the Allstate Studio for a visit Thursday morning, needless to say, we were all a little worried about Uncle Booms.
Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.
DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard pass for a touchdown and Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone for a 2-point conversion with less than 1 minute to give Jerry Rice a win over Deion Sanders in the first schoolyard-style Pro Bowl on Sunday.
The Rice-Sanders rivalry is just one of several moves the NFL is using to try to rekindle interest in the Pro Bowl, set for Sunday in Hawaii.
“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.
Fans should enjoy at least a brief glimpse of a pulsating one-on-one matchup between Johnson and defensive back Antonio Cromartie.
Rivera is not just a great baseball player, he is the best at his position by a significant margin. Sure, he has peers — just not in MLB.
Unfortunately for Brandon Jacobs, he may not have a chance to prove Jerry Rice wrong. The Stick could well become a quagmire by game time Sunday.
The Giants and 49ers met six times in the playoffs between the 1981 and ’94 seasons with the victor going on to win the Super Bowl in four of those cases.
The San Francisco 49ers won a thriller over the New Orleans Saints to advance to the NFC Championship game where they’ll face the winner of the Giants and Packers.
It was a glamorous night at the Waldorf=Astoria Monday, as legends from the sports and entertainment world gathered to raise money for the Marc Buoniconti Fund, a project devoted to curing paralysis.
New York Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson has passed Tony Dorsett to move into seventh place on the NFL’s yards rushing list.
Moss made a jaw-dropping, one-handed 34-yard catch in the second quarter to give the Patriots a 14-7 lead to reach the milestone. He is only the second wide receiver to have at least 150 career scores.
“I can honestly say this is the greatest team I have ever belonged to,” Rice said. “I am truly humbled and honored.”