10 Greatest NFL Players that Retired Too Early

(Credit: The NFL is  a violent sport, so it shouldn’t be any wonder that the average career length is a mere 3.5 years. It also isn’t surprising that some players decide to retire early, unwilling to press their luck and risk serious injury for the chance to earn more cash.  It isn’t worth it sometimes — even if a player avoids the big injury, all...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford 35, Army 0: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

 The Black Knights of Army came into Palo Alto riding the high of their win last week and were hoping to catch the Stanford Cardinal on a downswing after their dramatic loss to USC last weekend.  This was not the case as the Stanford Cardinal defense was dominant, the offense was rejuvenated, and the Cardinal rolled to victory over the Black Knights, 35-0.Here is the Good, Bad...
Via Football Nation
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Barry Sanders to split reps in Stanford backfield

LOS ANGELES -- Ready for the second coming of Barry Sanders? They said there would never be another running back like the elusive, darting Hall of Famer, but it turns out there is. Here's the rub: Stanford junior Barry Sanders might be a chip off the old block, but the Cardinal is so deep at running back this season, he may have to settle for sharing time with three others in the...
Via Fox Sports West
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Diamondbacks fan runs on field, evades security with brilliant jukes

This Arizona Diamondbacks fan was looking to take a selfie with Gerardo Parra during the game between the Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs at Chase Field on Friday night. The fan ran on the field during the bottom of the ninth inning clutching his cell phone.  He had three security guards hot on his tail and he manages to evade them by pulling off the sort of juke mokes that would...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten Greatest Running Backs of All Time

The running back position is constantly in flux in today’s NFL, with many of the NFL analysts today claiming that the running backs are being devalued because teams are able to piece together running backs by committee rather than relying on a solid workhorse. However, as guys like Adrian Peterson, Lesean McCoy, Jamaal Charles, Marshawn Lynch  and Matt Forte have proven...
Via The Sideline
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

What kind of magic will David Shaw pull out of his hat this season at Stanford.The Cardinal lose their top defensive end, their best runner and a host of graduates. Now that appears the Pac-12 will be tighter this season with USC and Washington getting better, to go along with Oregon, Arizona and Stanford, the conference out west that not many pay attention to could be the second...
Via Football Nation
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

CBR's 'Way Too Early" 2014 Top 10: No. 10 Stanford Cardinal

PHOTO: USA Today Sports CBR's "Way Too Early" Top 10 No. 10 Stanford Cardinal David Shaw has only been a head coach for three years but each year he's led Stanford to a BCS bowl game. With an overall record of 34-7 and a Pac-12 record of 23-4, odds are in favor of Shaw and Stanford hanging around the Top 10 in 2014.  The Good: The Cardinal return QB Kevin Hogan and his ...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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