After years of being the punching bag for college football fans and pundits, the Big Ten is riding high off the momentum of Ohio State’s National Championship victory in the first ever College Football Playoff. The conference seemsShow More Summary
A sharp, candid lyricist, Jill Scott has explored love from every possible angle, often drawing on her own experiences: from the thrill of courtship to the pain of divorce, the radical act of self-love and the humbling birth of a first child. But Scott has never sounded as authoritative as...
Football season is nigh, which means soon it’ll be time to soak in the next season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” an annual episodic documentary that, this year, will follow the Houston Texans’ preseason. To whet your appetite, HBO released a short trailer on Friday, which begins with a history of past teams the show has […]
The next season of Hard Knocks features the Houston Texans, but before we get there, the network in a new trailer for the popular series took (...)
Victoria Azarenka believes the love-torn and injury-hit two years that forced her to 'mature very quickly' can inspire a first grand slam victory over Serena Williams.
It’s a hard knock life for Jay Z’s Tidal, which is without a CEO for the second time in three months. Interim CEO Peter Tonstand has left the streaming service after replacing Andy Chen in April of this year, Norwegian news site Dagens...Show More Summary
It begins with a phone call to a police force that could be thousands of miles away, claiming wild threats of violence and mayhem or desperate pleas for help—and then, the sound of a doorbell or a hard knock at the door. Under the watchful eye of a webcam, victims can be seen lifting a headphone from one ear and momentarily pausing to listen. Show More Summary
Redskins look forward to practice vs. Texans, minor role on 'Hard Knocks'
Linebacker Jadeveon Clowney’s return from a rookie season lost to a knee injury and microfracture surgery should be a big storyline when the Texans get their moment in the Hard Knocks spotlight this summer, but it won’t be the only place for producers to look should they want to show a player coming back from…
Before the Texans were named as this year’s participant on Hard Knocks, the Redskins were mentioned as a finalist for the show despite reports that the team wasn’t interested in being part of show. Their aversion to it may have been more about the duration of the show than the process of practicing in front…
Diego Maradona had a lesson from grandson Benjamín Aguero, straight from the school of hard knocks. If you get a step on him he'll take you out -- especially when there's no ref to give him a card. It's important to remember that Maradona's grandson is Sergio Aguero's son. We wait to see if the Manchester City forward has a reprisal planned.
Three years ago, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said on NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk that he picked up the Miami snap count by watching the Dolphins on Hard Knocks. And now Watt’s Texans will be on Hard Knocks. As a result, quarterback Brian Hoyer said on Wednesday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio that he…
Texans QB Brian Hoyer joins the show to talk about competing with Ryan Mallett for the starting gig in Houston and how he isn’t worried teams will get a competitive advantage from watching him on “Hard Knocks.”
This week, it was announced by HBO that the Houston Texas would be featured on this season of Hard Knocks. One player who didn’t seem too happy about that? Texas defensive end JJ Watt, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year. He...Show More Summary
I got my hands on episode one in the much anticipated summer series. We're required to remind you that these strong takes are SATIRE. Sorry, not sorry. All spelling errors are intentional, we think. -Ed. So I have a contact in the league offices who shares every Hard Knocks script with me before its filmed. Show More Summary
It is fundamental that any matchmaking system be balanced to perfection in order for both new and experienced individual players to enjoy the competitive landscape. The focus today is on Heroes of the Storm, the upcoming MOBA from Blizzard Entertainment. Based upon its popularity and ingenuity, the matchmaking system has received mixed reactions from players [&hellip
The Texans have agreed, perhaps a bit reluctantly, to serve as the featured act on Hard Knocks. And the Texans could have a hard time finding a team to agree to practice with them this year. The Texans and Saints had planned to work out together prior to their exhibition game in August. On Thursday,…
On Wednesday, we got some exciting news: The Texans will be featured on “Hard Knocks”! Okay, maybe it’s not so exciting that the show will focus on Houston’s relatively nondescript squad, but it was a delightful reminder that NFL training camps are only about six weeks away. Plus, if all else fails, the show will have the media-friendly presence of […]
Says the guy who was on camera literally every five seconds this offseason.
Originally, HBO and NFL Films wanted to feature the Cleveland Browns on the 10th edition of their documentary series Hard Knocks. And that would have been pretty great. However, the team didn’t want to put all that attention on Johnny Manziel after his 10-week stay at rehab, which is understandable. So HBO and NFL Films […]