Epic moments in pro football
On Oct. 22, 1939, 500 or so New Yorkers who actually owned televisions were the fortunate few who were able to witness a defining moment in pro football's relationship with mass media. NBC was the first network to televise a pro football game when the Philadelphia Eagles and Brooklyn Dodgers faced off in front of 13,050 spectators at Brooklyn's legendary Ebbets Field. The game featured three future members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame: quarterback Ace Parker and tackle Bruiser Kinard of the Brooklyn Football Dodgers, and Eagles end Bill Hewitt.
The numbers behind Patrick Mahomes' 10-year deal
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has signed a contract extension that makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL. According to Forbes, the record-breaking contract has the highest total value of any contract in sports history. Take a look at some of the stats behind the longest current NFL contract belonging to the reigning Super Bowl MVP.