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Steelers and Packers: Super Bowl XLV Preview

Guest Post by Bryan Confer, Co-Written by Susan Shan The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers have a combined 18 NFL championships between them (dating back to the pre-Super Bowl era); yet, they’ve somehow never met in a championship game. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, this will be the fourth instance in which [...]

#SSsports Chat Topics 11/24/10

Welcome to the Thanksgiving Edition of the #SSsports Twitter Chat! I will still be moderating the chat from the account @SusanShanChat. There is only one requirement: please hashtag all tweets with #SSsports. To find out more about the chat, click here. Also, be sure to check back tomorrow to see if you’ve made the highlights! [...]

Crazy Fan: Mitch and His Manning Brothers Bromance

Mitch is a New York Giants fan for one reason: Eli Manning. To understand Mitch’s fandom, we must go back to his early teenage years. He started playing football in middle school, about the time when Peyton Manning entered the league as the No. 1 draft pick. “Everyone was talking about him. He was accurate, [...]

#SSsports Chat Highlights for 11/10/10

If you missed Wednesday night’s #SSsports Twitter chat, there are some highlights below. And, thanks to @alaskansurveyor, we got a gorgeous sunset tribute to the #SSsports chat. On the hiring of Jason Garrett… @brandenclemons: Hasn’t Garrett been doing all the lousy playcalling? Don’t expect the Cowboys to improve much. #SSsports @DoctorPuppy: Not sure if Garrett [...]

#SSsports Chat Topics 11/10/10

Today’s #SSsports Twitter Chat will occur at its usual time of 8pm. I will still be moderating the chat from the account @SusanShanChat. There is only one requirement: please hashtag all tweets with #SSsports. To find out more about the chat, click here. Also, be sure to check back tomorrow to see if you’ve made [...]

Felix Jones Suffering From Steve Slaton Syndrome?

Steve Slaton used to be good. I mean – really, really good. His 2008 rookie campaign was so outstanding that he finished sixth in the league with 1,282 rushing yards, beating out other rookies, such as Chris Johnson and Matt Forte. Slaton also compiled 377 receiving yards and 10 total touchdowns. He was – in [...]

Hot Fan: Amber Leigh, The Blonde Side’s Rangers and Cowboys Fan

The Texas Rangers are in the World Series. To honor their first World Series appearance, I present Amber Leigh, a hot 23-year-old Rangers fan who is currently living in Dallas, Texas. Baseball is her favorite sport, and she is lucky enough to have season tickets in the front row behind home plate. Not only is [...]

Big Ben Roethlisberger’s Return Inspires Testament to Fandom

I used to be a Dallas Cowboys fan. I know. Believe me, I know. In my defense, I spent my early childhood in Texas, and found it really hard not to cheer for a team that was so stacked at every position and virtually unbeatable. Besides, all of the adults were cheering for them, and [...]

#SSsports Chat Highlights 9/29/10

If you missed Wednesday night’s #SSsports Twitter chat, here are some highlights below: @MrESPN: I love Wednesday’s with @Susan_Shan and #SSsports …. #greatness On the Rays giving away 20,000 free tickets to draw fans… @MWEinNC: #SSsports Rays’ problem in a nutshell – Bad facility, bad location. Very little Sternberg et al can do to fix [...]

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