Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Matthew Algeo Interview – Last Team Standing – STEAGLES (Part 2)

Matthew Algeo Interview – Part 2 This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to December 26, 1943, and we are at Wrigley Field to watch the 1943 NFL Championship game between the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Bears.  We learned a little about this game back in the episode about Bronko Nagurski. …

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Matthew Algeo Interview – Last Team Standing – STEAGLES (Part 1)

Matthew Algeo Interview – Part 1 This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to December 7, 1941, and we are in the parking lot of New York Giant’s Polo Ground.  We also have a passenger riding shotgun with us.  His name is Matthew Algeo.  Matthew is an award-winning journalist that has reported…

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Phil – Pitt STEAGLES

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to a time when Americans were just trying to survive on the homefront while troops were fighting overseas against the Axis.  Supporting the war effort can take a toll on people, including owners of NFL teams.  League rosters were decimated.  The Cleveland Rams folded…

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John Mackey vs. NFL – NFLPA Through the 60s and 70s

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to continue the fight for the players against NFL owners.  Last week was part 1 of a 4 part series covering the history of the NFLPA.  This week covers the 1960s and 1970s.  The announcement of the AFL took things in a different direction…

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Bill Radovich – Father of Sports Labor Action (NFLPA Begins)

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about Bill Radovich, the Father of Sports Labor Action.  Bill was a player for the Detroit Lions during the late 1930s and 1940s.  He had what he felt was a simple request, to be traded to a Western team to be close…

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