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Jim Fassel: Andrew Luck will be greatest QB ever

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is not only impressing his own team but also former New York Giants coach Jim Fassel, who had some pretty amazing things to say about Luck while he hosted “The Coaches Show” (via NFL.com). He’ll go down as the greatest quarterback of all time. The numbers he has already put up as a young quarterback, far superior to anybody else...
Via Sportsnaut
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh to be part of ESPN's title game coverage

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will be a part of ESPN’s coverage of the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Citing sources, the Free Press says the Harbaugh will be a guest on ESPN next Monday in Arlington, TX which is the site of the National Championship Game. It’s not known what role Harbaugh will play at...
Via Awful Announcing
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh defends calling Flacco NFL's best QB

%" width="100%"> John Harbaugh issued a scorching hot take this weekend, and he’s not about to douse the flames.   The Ravens head coach had plenty of praise for quarterback Joe Flacco after the Baltimore Ravens downed the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Wild Card round, calling him the “best quarterback in football.” That’s a pretty bold claim if you go by the numbers...
Via NESN.com
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Snoop Dogg: ‘We need a football team’ in Los Angeles

Snoop Dogg seems to enjoy football almost as much as he does music, as he’s a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders. But he’d like to add another team to that list—specifically one that would play in Los Angeles. It’s been over two decades since L.A. had an NFL team, but that drought could be coming to an end soon. St. Louis Rams owner Stan...
Via The Sports Daily
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for cocaine, according to MMAJunkie. Jones reportedly failed the test prior to his fight against Daniel Cormier last weekend. He has entered a rehabilitation facility.
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL admits they screwed the Lions with missed holding call

While most of the controversy around the officiating in the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions Wild Card playoff game has focused on the picked-up flag for pass interference, there was actually another non-call which had huge implications for the outcome of the game. On a dramatic fourth down with six minutes to go in the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones: I will definitely be back at Ohio State

Ohio State redshirt sophomore quarterback Cardale Jones has one more game to play this season, but the 6-foot-5, 250-pound bruiser of an athlete has already decided what he’ll be doing next fall.  Jones will be playing (or possibly sitting on the bench) for the Buckeyes next season.  The quarterback who will attempt to lead Ohio State to a national championship told reporters...
Via College Spun
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel goes off on Toronto reporter after pointed question

Any time that a coach gets fired, it makes for a tough and awkward time in the locker room. Players have to deal with the insinuation that the firing was their fault, and usually the players that are targeted are the best of the bunch. Alexander Ovechkin has dealt with insinuations that he is uncoachable every time the Washington Capitals fire a head coach. It stands to reason,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Panthers can upset the Seahawks

This week, we will go game by game in the NFL playoffs and break down the upset chances of each of the Divisional Round’s road teams. Read our other previews: Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots According to Vegas, Carolina over Seattle would be the biggest upset of the weekend. The Seahawks are favored by 12.5 points—a downright Lindley-esque number. The Seahawks are...
Via The Sports Post
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Hall of Fame inductees announced

Last year, the big story was Craig Biggio falling two votes short of induction into the Hall of Fame. Well, and I apologize in advance for the hackneyed cliché, but the third time must be the charm, because the longtime Houston Astro is a Hall of Famer. And he’s not alone. For the second time in as many years, three first ballot inductees will be hitting the stage this July...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston won't decide on future until after title game

After all the drama surrounding Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston this season, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that he was going to enter the 2015 NFL draft. However, indications from his camp are that he still hasn’t made a decision about his future. According to Winston’s father, Antonor, the Heisman-winning quarterback won’t make a decision until after the...
Via Sportsnaut
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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