Browsing Sport Curses

SI Cover Curse – Deciding the 2013 College Football Season

Posted on 12 Dec, 2013, by in Miscellaneous, NFL

The Sports Illustrated Cover curse or jinx has been around since the 1950’s, although it doesn’t seem to effect the really successful individuals like Michael Jordan (49 covers) or other Super Bowl, Heisman Trophy and College Football champions. As for the 2013 season BCS race? It seemed like Marcus Mariota, A.J. McCarron and finally Braxton Miller were very effected by appearing on the cover. More

The Madden Curse – True or False?

Posted on 11 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

Despite the infamous Madden curse, Calvin Johnson seems to be pleased about becoming the Madden NFL 13 cover athlete. Some get injured, but that’s American Football. Some see their career slowly declining, but many of the players had a few years of NFL mileage on their fragile bodies when they appeared. More