MetLife Stadium

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Fan Fighting League: Syracuse Squares Off With Notre Dame!

    I attended the University of Notre Dame from the football seasons of 1987 through 1990. During that time, I saw a Heisman Trophy winner, a national championship, and a lot of really good football. In my student lifetime there, I attended every home game and sat in the student section, and since gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Houston Went a Little Too Beyonce-Crazy Friday Night

    "JAY Z/BEYONCE TICKETS! I GOT JAY Z/BEYONCE TICKETS" There's a weird air whenever you mention "Beyoncé" and "concert" in unison. I've seen her twice, once in New Orleans and in her second Houston stop of last year, days before the release of Beyoncé. Attend and you feel like the air around you is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    NFL May Luck Out with Weather on Super Bowl Sunday

    When the NFL announced that it would host a Super Bowl in New York New Jersey in MetLife Stadium, which has no roof, there were more than a few raised eyebrows. The first weekend in February isn't exactly balmy along the upper east coast, and one of the big concerns, at least from fans of the actual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Zapruder Analysis Of Homicidal Jets Fan Punching Female Patriots Fan (w/ VIDEO)

    In the last couple years, I've been to approximately a quarter of the stadiums in the NFL, generally as a fan of the opposing team (I believe all but one game involved the Texans.). Two of those stadiums were generally considered to be among the most "dangerous" in the league (San Francisco and Oakl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Rolling Stone List of Coolest Stadiums Doesn't Include Texas

    As part of its "Venues that Rock" story, Rolling Stone Magazine polled "26 industry insiders and musicians" to vote on the best stadiums and arenas in the country. Let me rephrase: the COOLEST arenas and stadiums in the country. Madison Square Garden tops the list and, frankly, it is difficult to ar ... More >>

  • Music

    February 14, 2013

    The Sounds of H-Town

    Cactus Music wants your help with a "Community-Curated Playlist."

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    So, Who Should Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show Next Year?

    This past weekend, I was honored to cover the Super Bowl XLVII festivities and game in New Orleans for the Houston Press and local TV outlet KIAH (Channel 39). Great fun, if not for locals in NOLA, who were ravaged by drunken football fanatics puking onto their 49ers and Ravens jerseys in the street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Week 12 Highlights of FFL (Fan Fighting League): Giant-On-Packer Violence Zapruder Analysis

    As I take a break from the Aggies inundating my email inbox and Twitter timeline on the heels of my playful Johnny Manziel teleconference recap on Monday, let's take a hard left turn and hit on a sport that we haven't discussed here in quite some time -- Fan Fighting! Perhaps spectators at major sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Stay Tuned For The Electric Daisy Carnival

    Rocks Off is pleased to tell our readers that this weekend we will be running coverage from the Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the largest electronic-music festivals in the world and the largest in the U.S., as it takes over the Las Vegas Motor Speedway over there in Sin City all weekend. Last year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Texans, Pats & Tebow: This Weekend's Best Bets, NFL Edition

    God, let these picks come through​Witness the go-to move for a blog contributor who is technically on vacation but still likes to keep his commitment of five posts a week to his freelance employer because he loves them and loves money. Not one, but TWO posts worth of football predictions! To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Jets Fan Pooch-Punts Giants Fan's Skull (w/ VIDEO and Zapruder-Like Analysis)

    Spending Christmas Eve in the emergency room, whether as a patient or a loved one of a patient, is no fun. Trust me, I've had to do it twice. Back in 2000, my son Sammy was only six months old and had to go to the emergency room and stay in the hospital overnight for some sort of breathing deal. ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    Merry Christmas! This Weekend's Football Best Bets

    Santa's offering up some money-line action​Before I get into this weekend's best bets, a couple paragraphs on the Texans' 19-16 loss to the Colts last night: Was that officiating crew terrible last night? Yes. But good lord, I've never seen a bigger bunch of whiny babies than Texan fans last ... More >>