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Video: Vernon Davis touchdown celebration gets rejected by the goal post

49ers tight end Vernon Davis scored his first touchdown of the season in Sunday’s 30-22 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Davis decided to celebrate the TD with a dunk, but the goal post was having none of it: Better luck next attempt, Vernon. Or maybe he should opt for a layup instead of the [...]
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Recap: The weekend that was for college football’s top 10: Week 2

      Week 2 brought us plenty of excitement as there were a few upsets of note. UCLA knocked off Nebraska (previously 16), punting them from the top 25. Wisconsin (previously 13) suffered a similar fate thanks to a defeat to Oregon State. One of last week’s top 10 (Arkansas) was beaten by 30-point [...]
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Peyton Manning joins Brett Favre and Dan Marino with his 400th TD pass

    The wait is over for Denver Broncos fans, John Elway, and the rest of the organization. They got their first look at Peyton Manning wearing orange and blue in regular season action. For Manning it’s his first meaningful game since January 8, 2011. A season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers and their always [...]
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Robert Griffin III’s first TD pass was 88 yards to Pierre Garcon

    The Robert Griffin III era is officially underway as the Redskins are in New Orleans to do battle with the defending NFC South champion Saints. Granted it’s early (very early) but RGIII is making the Redskins look smart for giving up everything but the potted plants in the offices at FedEx Field to [...]
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL players take to Twitter on first Sunday of the new season

    The first Sunday of the new NFL season is finally here and fans across the country aren’t the only ones ready. A quick trip around the Twitterverse finds a few excited rookies, an always entertaining punter, and two out-of-work veterans who would rather be suiting up.     Good morning! It’s finally here! [...]
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Texas A&M’s Thomas Johnson makes sick one-handed catch against Florida Gators

  The Texas A&M Aggies welcomed the Florida Gators to Kyle Field this afternoon for their first SEC Conference game. The 20-17 loss certainly isn’t the outcome they were hoping for but there were encouraging signs. Texas A&M was up 17-10 at the half and had a 269-101 advantage in total offense when the teams [...]
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants wish Brandon McCarthy well on recovery during game with Dodgers

    Earlier this week Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy was the victim of what has to be a pitcher’s worst nightmare when he was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat Erick Aybar. If you care to watch the video you can do so here. McCarthy suffered a brain contusion, [...]
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

New York pub changes name to “Chipper’s” for the weekend to honor Chipper Jones

    The Chipper Jones farewell tour that has been making its way across the country since the season began is slowly coming to an end. With time running out on the career of the future Hall of Famer there are only a few more road games left for the Braves before the playoffs start, [...]
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Adidas Episode 2 of D. Rose:The Return

  A couple of weeks ago we brought you the first episode of a web series by Adidas following Derrick Rose in his recovery from a torn ACL. Today the the second episode was released.     One thing I took away from this one was Rose saying “I can’t wait till I win one” [...]
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss
TRIBUTE

Syracuse uniforms will honor Ernie Davis

There will be plenty of attention on MetLife Stadium tomorrow as #2 USC travels east to face Syracuse. With all of eyes sure to be watching the school is taking the opportunity to put on display a special uniform that’s part of Nike’s 2012 Rivalry Series. Syracuse posted a photo of the jersey [...]
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Panels overturns suspensions of Saints players

Earlier this year four players were suspended by the NFL for their alleged roles in the New Orleans Saints bounty situation – Saints DE Will Smith (4 games), Browns linebacker Scott Fujita (3 games), free agent Anthony Hargrove (8 games) and Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma (the entire 2012 season). Per a report from Sports Illustrated, [...]
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

After losing to Oklahoma State 84-0 Savannah State is 70.5 point underdog to Florida State

  Oklahoma State lost quarterback Brandon Weeden and wide receiver Justin Blackmon to the NFL but that didn’t stop the Cowboys from rolling up 682 yards of offense on the Savannah State Tigers last weekend on the way to an 84-0 (!!) victory. Here’s a quick recap.     Oklahoma State was ranked #19 (they’re [...]
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss
SLAYER!

John Clayton rocks in new ESPN commercial

Over the years John Clayton has developed a reputation as one of the most reliable sources of inside NFL information. ESPN released this ad featuring a hilarious behind the scenes look at how Clayton spends his time when he’s not appearing on Sportscenter: The rumors of Clayton having a ponytail have become urban legend, so [...]
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Photos: NFL players show off their custom cars

    The 2012 NFL season officially got underway last night as the Dallas Cowboys defeated the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants 24-17. Now that games are once again taking place players can continue cashing those game checks, or start if they’re a rookie. Some like to spend their money on custom grills, like Marshawn Lynch. Others, like [...]
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Robert Griffin III windmill dunks during game of H.O.R.S.E.

Everyone knows Heisman trophy winner rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III is a great athlete. His athleticism and intelligence are what prompted the Redskins to take RGIII with the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft. Griffin put that athleticism on display in this video of a game of H.O.R.S.E. between himself and fellow rookie [...]
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys rank as the most valuable franchise in NFL

According to a recent report by Forbes.com, the Dallas Cowboys currently rank as the most valuable franchise in the NFL with a estimated worth of about $2.1 billion, despite not having won a championship since 1995: Last season the Cowboys generated $500 million in total revenue, a record for an American sports team, and posted [...]
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss
COWBOY UP

Witten willing to sign waiver to play

Cowboys tight end Jason Witten, who has been out with a lacerated spleen, reportedly told the team he would sign a medical waiver in order to play in Wednesday's opener.

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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Sol Republic auctioning headphones worn by Michael Phelps during 2012 Olympics

    If you hadn’t heard of Sol Republic prior to this summer there’s a good chance you found out if you were able to catch any of the swimming events during this year’s Olympics. While many swimmers, including America’s Cullen Jones and Sun Yang of China, opted for the ever popular Beats by Dr. [...]
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Vizio to donate TV for every touchdown scored by Buffalo Bills Stevie Johnson

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson is one of the more colorful personalities in the NFL. He raps, dresses like a hipster and has even jokingly blamed God for a dropped TD pass. Well this season, for every touchdown Johnson does haul in electronics producer Vizio will be giving away a 55″ TV to a [...]
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods becomes first to top $100 million in PGA Tour earnings

    Tiger Woods turned pro in 1996. Sixteen years, 74 PGA Tour wins, and 14 major championships later he was on the verge of doing something this weekend no golfer on the tour has ever done. Woods had a chance to become the tour’s first $100 million man. A win at the Deutsche Bank [...]
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Jason Repko flips over outfield wall making catch to rob Kosuke Fukudome of grand slam

      For Chicago Cubs fans who have been wondering what Kosuke Fukudome has been up to since the team traded him to the Cleveland Indians last year here’s a quick synopsis. He appeared in 59 games for the Tribe, signed a free agent deal with the Chicago White Sox in February of this [...]
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Univ of Houston offensive coordinator resigns after first game of season

    Life after Kevin Sumlin didn’t get off to a good start on Saturday for the Houston Cougars football team. Sumlin (now the head coach at Texas A&M) coached the Cougars from 2008-2011 and led the team to a 35-17 record. He took with him offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury, the orchestrator of Houston’s high-powered [...]
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Recap: The weekend that was for college football’s top 10: Week 1

    College football is back (!!!) and the quest for the BCS championship trophy is underway. The first weekend was full of blowouts, monster stats, exciting plays, and even a “Freudian slip” by one the sport’s most well known broadcasters. As we’ll do every Monday throughout the season LTSB will run down the top [...]
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Edwin Encarnacion’s 488-ft home run is MLB’s second longest of the season

With just over a month to go in the regular season Edwin Encarnacion is putting the finishing touches on a career year, one that earned him a three-year $27 million contract extension in July. Through 127 games entering today the first baseman/designated hitter was third in the AL in home runs (35), [...]
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Chipper Jones runs over Erik Kratz in collision at home plate

    Earlier this week we saw St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina take a vicious hit from Josh Harrison of the Pittsburgh Pirates at home plate and get up with the ball, despite being shaken up in the process. Fast forward to last night and we had a similar situation when Atlanta’s Chipper Jones [...]
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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