HBO's Hard Knocks is must-watch television for football fans, but it's also enjoyable to people who hardly have an interest in the sport. We'd love for the series to dip into the college ranks and track one of several interesting programs. College football does have a bit of experience with a similar show. Show More Summary
The Hard Knocks franchise has consistently been one of the biggest winners for HBO's summer programming since it debuted in 2001, with the lion's share of the seasons narrated by Liev Schreiber.
In case any Angelenos still can't believe that we now have an NFL team, another reminder arrived Thursday in the form of the first trailer for HBO's "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams." It declares, in big, bold, all-capital letters: "NEW TOWN" (hey, that's us); "NEW TEAM" (well,...
It shows moving trucks, equipment being moved, new offices, players packing, coach Jeff Fisher telling his team that he’s been through a move before and some of the machinations of the NFL Draft. It’s all in a one minute, nine second...Show More Summary
The NFL has released the first trailer for the Los Angeles Rams edition of Hard Knocks. They’ve only had like one round of workouts since the big relocation announcement, and the show won’t premiere on HBO until August 8, but they shot some footage of people packing boxes and loading moving vans in St. Louis, […]
Nothing about the Rams’ move to Los Angeles has been subtle, so the fact they seem eager to be on “Hard Knocks” isn’t much of a surprise. So Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he’s done his due diligence, talked to other coaches about what the HBO reality show entails, before declaring it the opposite of…
The first time NFL Films documented a training camp was 49 years ago, when the legendary storytellers focused their lens on the Green Bay Packers. It was a good news/bad news experience. The good news: Packers coach Vince Lombardi was enthralled, giving rare access to his players, who seemed energized...
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Story and Photos by Ricardo Ibarra A pair of Pacific Northwest amateur stand-outs made their debuts as paid prize fighters Friday night at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell, Montana. Fighting on Hard Knocks Fight Promotions “Fight Night 5” card, … Continue reading ? The post Results from Kalispell, Montana appeared first on Boxing News.
At 80 years of age, my dad's had his share of hard knocks, from losing a son after a long battle with mental illness to supporting another adapt to life in a wheelchair. Yet while I'm clearly biased, I believe he's one of the most loving...Show More Summary
By Ricardo Ibarra This Friday April 8th at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell, Montana, Jesse Uhde and his Hard Knocks Fight Promotions will stage their fifth installment of the popular “Fight Night” Pro-Am series with eight total bouts expected. … Continue reading ? The post Pro-Am Card in Kalispell, Montana this Friday appeared first on Boxing News.
After a report emerged earlier this week that the Rams drafted openly-gay defensive end Michael Sam as part of a deal to avoid Hard Knocks in 2014, Sam said he was “not surprised” by the news. Sam has now elaborated on his position. “Not surprised that the NFL had a deal with the Rams,” Sam…
The most relieved person to see the NFL partner with the Los Angeles Rams for this year’s Hard Knocks might be New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton. The coach, who just signed a brand new five year extension with the Saints, has never been shy of voicing his discomfort regarding the show. Show More Summary
The Rams, through coach Jeff Fisher, had plenty to say about the report that his team used a late-round pick on Michael Sam in order to avoid a Hard Knocks assignment in 2014. The NFL has now addressed the report, without nearly the number of words that were used (twice) to rebut Thursday’s New York…
For almost two years, rumors floated in NFL circles about the league making back-channel deals with the then St. Louis Rams about drafting Michael Sam as a way to save face. Now someone is reporting it. Howard Balzer of 590 The Fan in St. Show More Summary
According to NFL journalist Howard Balzer, the Rams drafted Michael Sam in 2014 in a deal with the NFL to stay off the HBO show Hard Knocks. At the time, the NFL was looking to save face over criticism that homophobia was keeping Sam out of the leagu… Read The post Rams Drafted Michael Sam in NFL Deal to Avoid HBO Show ‘Hard Knocks’: REPORT appeared first on Towleroad.
Rams Coach Jeff Fisher on Thursday denied a report that said the Rams drafted Michael Sam in 2013 to avoid appearing on the HBO television show “Hard Knocks.” Howard Balzer, citing unnamed sources, wrote on the "590 The Fan" website in St. Louis that that the NFL agreed not to ask the Rams to appear...