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Adidas offering $1 million to anyone who breaks Combine 40-yard dash record

The NFL Draft Combine is just around the corner and it is time to start wondering if any of the players attending will make a push for a big-time record. Eight years ago, Chris Johnson entered the combine as a running back looking to make an impact in the NFL. He showed off his skills when he ran a 4.28 in the 40-yard dash. Few have come close to the record, but none have succeeded...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The unlikely journey of Titans running back Antonio Andrews

“To come from a small 2A school out of the state of Kentucky, then go to a smaller division I college, then undrafted free agent, and then to be finally starting … I done beat the odds.” In his path to the NFL Antonio Andrews has certainly beaten the odds. His journey began at Fort Campbell High School, a small 2A school in Kentucky. Although Andrews played four sports ...
Via isportsweb.com
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett: Gus Johnson has separated shoulder

SAN DIEGO -- Cowboys undrafted free agent running back Gus Johnson separated the AC joint in his shoulder, head coach Jason Garrett revealed Thursday night in his postgame press conference. Garrett also stated that more tests will come on Friday to determine Johnson's prognosis. Top running backs in the Cowboys' new running-back-by-committee, Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden, and Lance...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

An Outsider Wins at Our Town

2013 NASCAR Missouri State Division One and Lebanon I-44 Speedway Track Champion Cole Williams lived up to his nickname "The Hurrying Hoosier" by taking the lead from Kevin Donahue on lap three and dominated the O'Reilly Auto Parts Pro Late Model feature Saturday Night at The "High-Banks" of the Lebanon I-44 Speedway to collect his second feature win of the season at Missouri's only...

Our Town Your Town Flying High Saturday Night at I-44

As drivers that compete weekly in NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action at The" High-Banks" of The Lebanon-I44 Speedway prepare for Saturday night stock car racing action, they will be putting in a little extra time as they love to compete before a large crowd. This Saturday the Lebanon Area Chamber Of Commerce and Lebanon I-44 Speedway host The 4th Annual Our Town Your Town Celebration...

Chris Johnson hoping Braves trade him

The trade market for Chris Johnson may be limited by that is not preventing the third baseman from letting his desires of a new location from being known. Owed $20 million on a contract that runs though the 2017 season, Johnson has seen limited playing time. “I’d be lying if I said I understood it,” Johnson told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. “It just seems...
Via Tireball.com
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Home Away From Home at I-44 Speedway

The old saying there is no place like home held true for 2013 NASCAR Whelen All American Series Missouri State Champion and Lebanon I-44 Speedway Pro Late Model Champion Cole Williams of Sellersburg, Indiana as he used a lap 19 caution to close-up the ground on leader Brian Brown and then took the top spot on lap 22 to capture The O'Reilly Auto Parts Late Model feature Saturday Night...

Highlighting the NFL’s blockbuster players

In the golden age of Hollywood, the success of movies was many times predicated on the A-list actor that was involved. We have gotten to the point where A-list actors have been replaced by franchises to ensure blockbuster bankability. Similar to Hollywood, the NFL features a variety of players that offer blockbuster potential every time they step on the field. No matter how good...
Via EndZoneScore
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday Cheat Sheet: Everything That’s Gone Viral The Past 24 Hours (3/2/15)

Twitter/FloridaFootball Here’s everything that has gone viral in college sports over the past 24 hours. 1. Former Florida Gator’s defensive back Chris Johnson passed away at the age of 22. 2. Florida released its celebratory video after men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan got his 500th career win. 3. A Michigan fan released a photo of an incredible Charles Woodson tattoo...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Florida Gators DB Chris Johnson Passes Away At 22

Former Florida Gators’ football player Chris Johnson passed away Friday night in Western Pennsylvania. He was 22.  Johnson played at Florida for two seasons before transferring to Duquesne following the 2012 season. The defensive back nicknamed “Juice” by many of his teammates had 55 tackles this past season, the fifth-highest total on his Dukes’ team.  The cause of the...
Via College Spun
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Combine Review: Eight Most Athletic Players in Combine History

After seeing the NFL combine finish with a bang—UConn cornerback’s record-setting broad jump of 12’7” is nothing short of jaw-dropping—one has to wonder what the most athletic performances in NFL Combine history are and where those players project to be. Using the database compiled by SportsXChange and displayed on NFLDraftScout.com, we can begin the process by looking...
Via Optimum Scouting
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ira Winderman Predicts Last 3 Players To Be Cut From Heat Roster

While we know the first cuts made by the Miami Heat were Reggie Williams and Chris Johnson, what isn’t known are the last three players who will be cut before the regular season begins on October 29. The Heat are down to 18 players now with five preseason games remaining. They will need to get down to a maximum of 15 players by October 27. One person may have a clue as to the...
Via Heat Nation
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Under review: Heat stressing defensive improvement from preseason losses

MIAMI, Fla. -- It may be the second week of training camp for the Miami Heat, but before they can move forward, they're still looking back to last week with plenty of lessons still to be learned in their winless start to the preseason. Upon their return from Brazil, head coach Erik Spoelstra called his team back into the film room Monday to go over their overtime loss to the Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat Cut Reggie Williams and Chris Johnson

The first casualties are in, and they’re not all that surprising. The Miami Heat cut veteran Reggie Williams and center Chris Johnson on Monday. The cuts mean the Heat are down to 18 players with just five preseason games left. The team needs to trim its roster to a maximum of 15 players by October 27, just two days before its season opener versus the Washington Wizards. Williams...
Via Heat Nation
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Waive Reggie Williams, Chris Johnson

The Miami Heat have waived center Chris Johnson and guard Reggie Williams. Johnson appeared in one game in preseason totaling one rebound, one assist and a block in six minutes of action. Williams did not appear in a game with Miami. The Heat's roster now stands at 18.
Via RealGM
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Football mysteries: Do the Tennessee Titans even really exist?

For whatever reason, the Tennessee Titans have never gotten a whole lot of media attention. Maybe it’s because they don’t carry brash personalities on their roster like Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Maybe it’s because they’re playing in a relatively small market for an NFL team. Maybe it’s because they never seem to do anything really fantastic to grab the nation’s...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Auction Draft Strategy

Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator  Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up at DraftDay!   Going into any draft you should have some type of game plan so you don’t feel like you are always on the edge of losing your wits (you need to keep those about you).  But just as in any draft you have to be ready to switch...
Via The Fake Football
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Christmas in July: 12 Days of Fantasy Football - Day 3

DAY 3:3 RECORDING BREAKING RUNNERS 3 RBs who could break the yards from scrimmage recordIn 2009 Chris Johnson earned his nickname CJ2K when he became the 6th member of the 2,000 yard rushers club with 2,006. Not only did Johnson join an elite group of NFL talents, but he also set a record in yard from scrimmage with 2,509. Although more teams having been moving away from a single...
Via Football Nation
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Offensive Introduction: The Revolution in Major League Baseball

As Analytics Game kicks off its coverage of Major League Baseball — and I write my first article for the site — I’ve decided the best use of this new platform is to introduce readers to the basics of the statistical movement now taking place in baseball front offices. This movement has been gaining steam for awhile now, and was popularized and publicized in the critically acclaimed Moneybal...
Via Analytics Game
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade odds: Breaking down which Celtics' players are most likely to be traded

Without knowing the exact terms of Evan Turner's deal, it's impossible to know the Celtics exact financial situation. But here is what we know:- The Celtics have 18 players on their roster- 15 of those players have guaranteed deals, while three do not (Keith Bogans, Chris Johnson, Chris Babb)- Not counting Turner or the non-guaranteed guys, the Cs have $71,749,278 in salary. That...
Via Celtics Life
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football Preview: AFC South

The AFC South is a tricky division when it comes to fantasy football. There are no true stars just yet, but there could be one in the making in Andrew Luck. The Colts are coming off a successful season that saw them win their division as well as a playoff game. The Texans had a nightmarish season that no fan of them wants to hear about ever again. The Jaguars and the Titans both...
Via TopSportsReport
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football Preview: AFC South

The AFC South is a tricky division when it comes to fantasy football. There are no true stars just yet, but there could be one in the making in Andrew Luck. The Colts are coming off a successful season that saw them win their division as well as a playoff game. The Texans had a nightmarish season that no fan of them wants to hear about ever again. The Jaguars and the Titans both...
Via Football Nation
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Tennessee Titans have any of the top-10 OLBs in the NFL right now?

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Dexter McCluster is the Tennessee Titans’ Swiss Army knife

Dexter McCluster signed with the Tennessee Titans during the offseason to practically be everything Chris Johnson was not. He’s a solid pass-catcher, he makes decisive runs and can line up virtually everywhere. So when Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com was speaking with tight end Delanie Walker, it was no surprise to hear Walker gush over McCluster’s versatitliy. “We’re going to...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans replace Chris Johnson, end record breaking streak with No. 54 pick

We went an insane 53 picks without a running back being selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, which was easily a record. But, no worries, the Tennessee Titans provided hope for RBs everywhere with pick No. 54. First RB at No. 54 to Tennessee – Bishop Sankey. Latest the first RB off the board ever has gone in an NFL draft. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 10, 2014 The early praise...
Via cover32 - Titans
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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