There Is No Third Console Curse. Don't Believe It.

The next Xbox will be Microsoft's third video game console. And there are already those who say the still unannounced machine is doomed. You see, some believe in a Third Console Curse. » 4/09/13 8:00am 4/09/13 8:00am

Hey, What's He Doing In the Madden Cover Contest? Here's Your Answer.

For football enthusiasts picking a Madden cover boy from a a field of 64 candidates, graced by some of the game's greatest players of all time, one name stands out from all the rest. » 3/19/13 3:30pm 3/19/13 3:30pm

49ers Strike Gold in Madden NFL 25's All-Star Cover Contest

Three San Francisco 49ers, including Hall-of-Fame teammates Joe Montana and Jerry Rice, are No. 1 seeds in the third edition of Madden NFL's tournament style cover vote. Current Niner quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the other top seed, as this year's vote will celebrate the series' 25th anniversary by pitting 32… » 3/11/13 5:00pm 3/11/13 5:00pm

Drew Brees Isn't Afraid Of The Madden Curse

New Orleans quarterback and Madden NFL 11 cover athlete Drew Brees give the audience of last night's Tonight Show with Jay Leno a special gift for helping him overcome the Madden Curse. » 7/15/10 12:00pm 7/15/10 12:00pm

The Madden Sim Bags Its Sixth Victory in Seven Years

For the sixth time in seven years - and the first time picking an underdog - EA Sports' Madden Simulation has correctly predicted the Super Bowl winner. But it's not as simple, or as complicated, as one might think. » 2/08/10 7:20pm 2/08/10 7:20pm

Cover Candidates Announced for Madden NFL 11

A Doritos/EA Sports promo is giving fans the vote on who makes this year's Madden cover. The candidates are Minnesota defensive end Jared Allen, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees, and Indianapolis wide receiver Reggie Wayne. » 2/04/10 2:00pm 2/04/10 2:00pm

Will the Madden Curse Strike Fitzgerald? You Bet! (Literally)

The so-called Madden Curse, which doesn't involve witch doctors as much as it does wacky concepts like "regression to the mean" and "injuries in a full-contact sport," claimed one of this year's two cover boys in week one. » 9/20/09 12:00pm 9/20/09 12:00pm

Madden Cover Athlete Hurts Himself

Madden NFL 10 co-cover athlete Troy Polamalu did just fine in the season opener between the Titans and the Steelers last night, until an injury put him out of commission for 3 to 6 weeks. » 9/11/09 10:20am 9/11/09 10:20am

John Madden's Version of Video Game History

Retired football broadcasting legend John Madden told the LA Times there's no such thing as a Madden curse, because it never caused him to get injured. He also shared his take on how video games came to be. » 8/20/09 5:20pm 8/20/09 5:20pm