- Psychic Astros Fan Wedges Himself Into Grandstand To Avoid Foul Ball
- A Football Player Wards Off Gay Rumors By Saying He Fathered Kim Kardashian's Baby
- Yep, Alabama Is Getting A Waterfall In Its Football Locker Room
- Gerrit Cole's Time Is Now: Fantasy Baseball Prospect Pendulum
- FIFA Rules Male Players Can Wear Turbans, Overruling CSA
Bronx assemblyman Michael Benedetto has introduced legislation in New York state to prohibit children 10-and-younger from playing organized tackle football, the first such proposal in the nation. Unsurprisingly, he’s since encountered many, many detractors. And for good reason.
You remember Sam Gordon, don’t you? The completely unstoppable 9-year-old football player? The girl? Yes, her. Her internet fame grew wildly after that YouTube video made the rounds, mostly because girls + football = head asplode.
This is Sam Gordon. She plays (American) football in a boys’ youth league. Based on the raw numbers given (1,911 yards, 8.2 yards per carry, 35 scores), she plays very, very well in that league. But does the tape suggest the same sort of dominance? Well, not quite… because based on the highlight video above, Gordon is basically Gale Sayers. [The Big Lead]
What you see here comes to us via The Daily What. They titled the video “Pee-Wee Football Devastation of the Day.” This left those of us at SportsGrid HQ expecting to see a massive kid-on-kid hit. What we got was something entirely different… and, in its own way, no less painful.
We know what you want: another depressing story about terrible allegations against a youth football coach! That’s exactly what you want to hear about, right? No? That’s exactly what you didn’t want to hear? Well, too bad, because you’re going to hear about it anyway.