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It's Snowing At The Sun Bowl In El Paso, Texas

One of the cool things for many guys when it comes to playing in bowl games is the chance to escape the cold weather at home by playing in a nice, warm climate for a bowl game. While El Paso, Texas, is not exactly a hot spot for the 20-something crowd, normally--even in December--the weather is pretty warm.Not today. No, the Sun Bowl in El Paso,Texas, has seen snow fall. With a huge...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Defensive Lineman Taniela Tupou Sniffing Smelling Salts Prior To Heart Of Dixie Bowl

Guys will do whatever they think they can within the scope of the rules to get themselves a little more pumped up for the game. It doesn't matter if the pump only lasts for a single play. If it will help and it is legal many of them will do it no matter how bizarre it may seem.Remember back when Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Greg Hardy was captured on camera sniffing some smelling...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lousiville Center Chinanu Onuaku Shoots Free Throw "Granny" Style During Kentucky Game

Do you remember having to play basketball with your best friends little brother growing up? It was kind of annoying because he was too small and did not have enough strength to throw the ball high enough to make a basket? So you told him to shoot the ball "granny" style (underhanded) so that he could get the ball high enough. It looked silly, but it was all the little guy could do...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills RB LeSean McCoy Out This Week Against Dallas Cowboys

The news is not shocking. The Buffalo Bills have ruled running back LeSean McCoy our for Week 16's game against the Dallas Cowboys. With a torn MCL and the Bills out of playoff contention it would have been foolish for the Bills to play him and risk further injury. Karlos Williams is expected to carry the load with Mike Gillislee backing him up.So basically what fans should expect...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Hurns Sends Stedman Bailey His Game Ball For Christmas

Allen Hurns is having a heck of a season this year. The second year pro will likely clear 1000+ yards on the season with a good game against New Orleans this week (needs 93 yards). However, success hasn't gone to his head. He's having  great year, but he is keeping it all in perspective.Rather than keep a prized game ball for himself he has sent to a guy who may never play again...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins DL Ricky Jean-Francois Wearing Special Star Wars Cleats Saturday Night

These days it seems like each and every week Cam Newton and Odell Beckhm Jr. are wearing a different pair of custom shoes on the field. We've seen Christmas themed ones, Peanuts, patriotic, and Halloween themed ones to name a few.On Saturday, Washington Redskins defensive lineman will be wearing the coolest, most out of this world pair yet:Read more »
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James Busting Court Side Trash Talker Is The LOL Moment Of The Holiday Season

The holidays are  great time for comedy. You have your drunk relatives trying to act like they are just in the 'holiday spirit.' There is your friend that bought his girlfriend something practical because she's been talking about getting a new vacuum cleaner. There are plenty of moments--but this one may be the funniest of the holiday season.LeBron James catching someone sitting...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Rookie Larry Nance Gives Clippers A Xmas Present--Two Points!

This has to be so embarrassing for the young rookie (Larry Nance Jr.). Here it is Christmas, he is playing for the NBA's premier franchise (that happens to suck at the moment), he is one national television, and he makes a basket for the other team.Good thing is the Lakers will likely lose by much more than a basket so in the end it will be no harm no foul; still embarrassing, but...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Give End of Half Lateral Play Another Valiant Effort

Many coaches will just kneel on the ball and let the final seconds tick off the clock to end the half, but not the Oakland Raiders. They see the last play of the half as the last chance to make a play. So down by seven and with just a couple seconds on the clock they decided to go for broke on the last play.                                                ...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Peterson Hooks Bruce Arians Up With Some Custom Kangol Hats For Christmas

Whenever you see Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians you can pretty much count on one thing--the man will be sporting a fresh to def Kangol hat on his head. It doesn't matter if it's the sideline, an interview, an awards show, or the podium he wears them. To make sure his coach looks especially good next time he wears one, Patrick Peterson decided to hook him up with some new...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady Chillin With Santa In Latest Facebook Post

While most guys do their social media trash talk/trolling on Twitter,  New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has made an art form out of doing it on Facebook. He has had some fantastic posts over the course of the last season, but his best may have come on Christmas Eve and had nothing to do with football:Well done Mr. Brady. Well done indeed. You better watch out, you better...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson Awarded Game Ball In The Raiders Locker Room

The Raiders wanted to win Charles Woodson's final game at home. They had to go to overtime in order to do it, but they did (23-20). As could be expected, Charles Woodson got all sorts of love after the game including a Gatorade shower, but the real prize cam in the locker room when he was awarded the game ball.Being Christmas Eve he broke down the final huddle of the night in perfect...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Woodson's Son Tries To Take Over Post Game Interview With Raider's Chant

If there is anything we like more than watching our favorite athletes play their sport of choice it is seeing their kids try to take over the post game interview. Since Thursday night was the last home game for Oakland Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson he was called up top the NFL Total Access desk after the game.While the interview didn't miss a beat, but his son certainly...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson Endorses Raiders Leadership While Addressing Raiders Fans After Game

You hate to see the good ones go, but you have to appreciate what they brought to the game while they were here. On Christmas Eve Charles Woodson played in his final home game. Unlike many, he is actually able to walk away from the game even after playing 18 seasons in the NFL.After the game he addressed the crowd and gave the team's leadership a pretty nice endorsement: Charles...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raiders Seth Roberts Makes Great Catch Off Deflection; Carries Chargers Defender For 10-Yards

There season may be over, but the Oakland Raiders were pretty motivated Thursday night against the Chargers. It was a close game full of big plays, but possibly the biggest was the reception off the defelection by Seth Roberts and run afterwards--with much of it while dragging a Chargers defender with him.The play put them in position for what would be the game-winning field goal...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Use Charles Woodson On Offense During OT

The Raiders said they were thinking about working Charles Woodson into the game Thursday night on offense, and they were not lying, They put him in during overtime down on the ten yard line and tried to run a trick play with him. After giving him the ball on a reverse he appeared to slow up and try to pass, but the defense played him too tight.So it didn't go anywhere. Maybe next...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Idiot Raiders Fan Runs On Field; Thrilled Charles Woodson Looks At Him As Cops Carry Him Away

It takes all kinds to make the world go 'round. Yes, there is even a purpose for the fan that is dumb enough or drunk enough to actually think that running out onto the field during a football game is a good idea. What could that purpose be?Well--to make moms and dads everywhere glad their son is not that stupid (as soon as I can find a better video I'll post it): @miguelpradojr...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Fan Holds Up Game Waiving His Team Flag Then Flips Off The Ref For Calling Him Out

This guy was definitely feeling the holiday spirit. It seems that he really wanted to unfurl his team banner and shake it for all the world to see. There was just one problem--he can't block the play clock. So the ref requested that the flag be removed so the game could continue. The fan either wasn't listening or didn't care.He wouldn't even listen to his friends at first, but finally...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State Opens Hawaii Bowl With 100-Yard Kick Return For A Touchdown

When Rashaad Penny woke up Christmas Eve morning he had to be thinking to himself "Man, this is going to be a great day. Not only is it Christmas Eve, but I get to play football today, the game is going to be on national television, and the best part--it's in Hawaii!" Little did he know that the day was going to get a lot better. How so? He was going to take the opening kickoff 100...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders Denico Autry Sacks Philip Rivers For A Safety

The season has not gone well for Philip Rivers. Yes, he has generated some pretty  good stats, but they have not translated into wins as often as he'd like. He could probably do without the 36 sacks and 98 hits he's taken leading up to Thursday night's game against the Oakland Raiders. Perhaps--if he's a good boy--Santa will bring him some better blocking.Next week. Trust us: If...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller Hands Out Odd Combination For Christmas Gifts To Teammates

This time of year we hear a lot about quarterbacks giving their offensive lineman gifts and they are typically pretty nice. Last year the Dallas Cowboys line got computers and designer luggage. This year Derek Carr hooked the Raiders line up with 55" televisions and Tyrod Taylor hooked his up with 65" TVs. Nice stuff, but not really all that practical.Denver Broncos linebacker Von...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns TE Gary Barnidge Renting Out Theater For Fans, Teammates To Watch New Star Wars Movie On Christmas Eve

After eight seasons in the league you would think a guy would have had his breakout season by now if he was going to have one, but that is exactly the case with Cleveland Browns tight end Gary Barnidge. He has been one of the few bright spots for the Browns this season. Fans can only hope he continues to get better in the years to come.Not only has he been providing them with entertainment...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New Texas A&M Quarterback Jake Hubenak Dating Smoking Hot Beauty Pageant Winner

The college football loving world--at least the portion that resides in Texas--was thrown for a loop recently when both of the prized quarterbacks the fan base was so happy about recruiting had decided to leave the university. With Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray both gone the team is left with one guy to start the bowl game against Louisville--former junior college standout Jake Hubenak...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgia Southern QB Fabian Upshaw Shows Off Some Serious Speed On 80-Yard Touchdown Run

Geiorga Southern hasn't been known as a breeding ground for NFL caliber talent, but there is at least one guy at the school right now that scouts may want to pay attention to--junior quarterback Fabian Upshaw. Now the Eagles are a running team so they will more than likely not care to line him up at quarterback.With wheels like he showed off during this 80-yard touchdown run during...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgia Southern WR BJ Johnson Gets Rocked By Bowling Green's Clint Stephens

Georgia Southern wide receiver BJ Johnson has not seen a whole lot of action this season. The junior had just 15 catches for 243 yards. The poor guy hasn't scored a touchdown since the Idaho game during the 2014 season (10/11). So when he gets a chance to catch a ball you better believe it is going to take a lot to dislodge it.Most guys would cough it up after taking a hit like this...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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