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Watch This 10-Year-Old Girl Stump NFL Stars

To commemorate 10 years since NBC started broadcasting Sunday Night Football games, they've decided to have a little Q&A with some of the...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Responds to Will Smith's 'Concussion' Trailer

After the explosive trailer for Will Smith's new movie "Concussion" was revealed today, people started talking. There's talk...
Via Athlon Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

14-Year-Old Bears Fan Wants to Kill Tumor, Calls it 'Aaron Rodgers'

Football is life. A young Bears fan is using the quarterback for his hated rivals as motivation. Miguel Reyes, a 14-year-old Bears fanatic...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh Gives an Interesting Halftime Interview

Usually Jim Harbaugh is the brother making headlines for interviews. This time John Harbaugh is the one giving a not-so-good interview during...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games of Washington's College Football Schedule in 2015

A very difficult schedule awaits a young and rebuilding Washington footall team, under the direction of second year head coach Chris Petersen. With...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football 2015: How Scoring Can Impact the Value of the Defense/Special Teams Position

Typically Defenses/Special Teams (DST) are the second-to-last position that is drafted in fantasy football. DSTs are undervalued and usually for...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Arizona State's College Football Schedule in 2015

Todd Graham brought stability in his first three years as head coach, something not seen since the days of Sun Devil legend Frank Kush. But after...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

4 Reasons to be Excited About the NC State Wolfpack in 2015

After going from 3-9 to 8-5 in head coach Dave Doeren’s second season at NC State, optimism ran high among the fan base. With the players the...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Linebacker James Harrison Provided His Sons a Lesson That Others in Sports Should Heed

Recently, longtime NFL linebacker James Harrison compelled his two sons to return participation trophies that they received from their sports league...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa's Drew Ott Ready to Lead Hawkeye Defensive Line into Battle

There was a time in the not-so-distant past that you couldn't mention Iowa Hawkeye football without a discussion of its talented and over-...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Ole Miss' College Football Schedule in 2015

Ole Miss returns 16 starters and 58 lettermen on a team that was better than its 9-4 record from a year ago. With players like Robert Nkemdiche,...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Makes Student Wearing Blue Do Push-Ups

Don't wear blue if you're in Urban Meyer's class. The only good to come of that is tremendous arm strength. The Ohio State coach...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Missouri's College Football Schedule in 2015

Missouri enters the 2015 season with little hype, despite coming off back-to-back SEC East division titles. Head coach Gary Pinkel's Tigers were...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top Six Impact True Freshmen for the LSU Tigers in 2015

What college football fans have become accustomed to with LSU under head coach Les Miles, the Tigers again brought in a ridiculous amount of talent...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers' Hype Video Joins Forces With "Breaking Bad"

Tennessee's football team probably don't require any more assistance in the hype department heading into the 2015 season, but can you ever...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

College Football's Top 50 Breakout Players for 2015

Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Texas’ College Football Schedule in 2015

The goal for the 2015 Texas Longhorns is very simple: Show progress. The Texas faithful do not have delusions of a national championship run, or...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the 2015 Season

Well here we are. Only a couple of days stand between us and the 2015 college football season. It's been, as always, a long offseason filled...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Smith's 'Concussion' Movie is What the NFL Doesn't Want You to See

This is sure to ruffle some feathers. Will Smith's new movie, "Concussion," has finally released its trailer and it's...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Mississippi State Will or Won’t Win the SEC West

The Mississippi State Bulldogs haven’t won a Southeastern Conference football title since 1941, and have been champions of the league’s...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Takeaways From the Pittsburgh Steelers' Preseason Loss at Buffalo

Oh, the woes of rooting for a popular, historically successful team! Sure, the Pittsburgh Steelers have sold out every non-strike game since...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Athlon Archive: Behind the Scenes with ESPN's College GameDay in 2001

In 2015, the most iconic pregame show in college sports, ESPN’s College GameDay, will undergo a changing of the guard. Longtime host Chris...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Honor ‘Emanuel 9’ Victims With Helmet Sticker in 2015

South Carolina plans to honor the nine victims from June 17 shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church with a helmet sticker this...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Fantasy Impact of Martavis Bryant's Pending 4-Game Suspension

Pittsburgh wide receiver Martavis Bryant’s recently announced four-game suspension could have a larger fantasy impact than teammate Le’...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Football Mattered to the Residents of Louisiana in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

Epic disasters bring out the best and worst in human beings. I am not the first person to point out that. However, I can confirm the accuracy of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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