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JJ Watt Has Your Definitive #BackyardTurkeyBowlRules

Playing football with friends and family on Thanksgiving is a time honored tradition almost as revered as the turkey itself. With that in mind, Houston Texans defensive star and all-around awesome dude JJ Watt has helpfully outlined the universally true rules and penalties for all Backyard Turkey Bowls on Twitter. So, follow these rules or Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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So, Calvin Johnson Had A Ridiculous First Half Against The Chicago Bears

It didn’t take long for Calvin Johnson to find his footing in the Thanksgiving match against the Chicago Bears. While Johnson entered the game with numbers that one isn’t accustomed to seeing out of Megatron (in eight games played, Johnson had 578 receiving yards and only three touchdowns), he left his fingerprints all over the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jared Allen Strips Matthew Stafford In A Throwback Thursday-esque Moment

Jared Allen has had a relatively quiet season as a member of the Chicago Bears but he made his presence known early against the Detroit Lions. Going into Thursday’s game, Allen had only recorded 2.5 sacks and 1 forced fumble. It didn’t take him long to make up for lost time. With Matthew Stafford pinned Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Eric Ebron Decides That Jumping Over Kyle Fuller Would Be Easier Than Running Through Him

In some rookie-clowning-rookie action on Thursday, Eric Ebron managed to get the best of Kyle Fuller in the first quarter of the Detroit Lions’ game against the Chicago Bears. The Lions tight end caught this pass from Matthew Stafford and when he found Kyle Fuller waiting for him with open arms, Ebron didn’t try to Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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St. Johns Hoops Player Has Shortest Shorts Since ‘Nam

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re seeing the throwbacks of all throwbacks this evening at Madison Square Garden. St. John’s is facing Minnesota in their opening game of the NIT Season Tip-Off and one Red Storm player came to play. Check out the rolled up short shorts on junior big man Chris Obekpa:     Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Furman Player Gets Rim-Checked, And Things Only Get Worse From There

Is this the worst shooting sequence of the year? Let’s see: rim-checked on a wide-open fast break dunk attempt, goes up for second shot, ball slips out of his hand (yes, I’m counting that as a shot attempt), before missing badly on a third attempt. Yep, that’s pretty awful. [Vine] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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The Stats Crew For Last Night’s Wizards-Hawks Game Forgot How Math Works

There are, undoubtedly, countless instances of NBA stat crews fudging numbers to give hometown players an extra assist, blocked shot or rebound to help boost a box score, but what happened in Tuesday’s game between the Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks was just plain bizarre. The thing to keep in mind is that the game Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Takes A Shot At Manny Pacquiao (On Instagram)

Who knows if and when a Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight will ever take place. We can all at least be thankful that we have social media to act as a substitute to an actual sparring match between the two decorated boxers. On Tuesday, Mayweather decided to post this video to Instagram. In Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Ohio State Running Back Trollishly Names Michigan Defender’s Girlfriend As His #WomanCrushWednesday

On Saturday, the rivalry between Ohio State and Michigan will add another chapter to its storied history. However, Ohio State running back Bri’onte Dunn may have gotten the festivities started a little early this year. As a part of #WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday), Dunn posted this picture below. #WCW Mrs. Black @330jwilson A photo posted Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Corey & Kyle Fuller’s Parents Create Intense Combo Jerseys for Lions-Bears Game

Families that boast multiple professional or college athletes and coaches are oftentimes presented with the unfortunate debacles of inter-family match ups. This is the case for the Bears-Lions game. Corey (Lions) and Kyle (Bears) Fuller will meet on the field as opponents when Detroit hosts Chicago on Thanksgiving. Unsure of which parent would wear which Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Darren Rovell Is Going To War With Richard Sherman Over, What Else, Brands

On Tuesday, Richard Sherman brilliantly lampooned and critiqued the NFL over… well, everything ranging from player safety to endorsement deals to media obligations. It was funny, scathing and highlighted how absurd the NFL’s rules and regulations could be when it comes to how the league makes money and how it indirectly regulates how athletes conduct Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Get A Load Of This Guy Blatantly Hitting A Vape Pen At The Bulls-Nuggets Game Last Night

I guess vape pens are the hot new thing at sporting events in Colorado and Washington. Also, check out the guy trying very hard to ignore the cloud of smoke emanating from the seat next to him. [Uproxx] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Re-Ranking the AP College Basketball Top 25: All-Time NCAA Tourney Winning Percentage

College basketball programs are typically built on stability and although there are some rare cases in which a team will ride a single NCAA Tournament appearance or even a Final Four berth for many years, the great programs are built on sustained success. That sustained success almost exclusively relies on W’s in March and early April. We know Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Bill Belichick’s Comprehensive Analysis Of Similarities Between Aaron Rodgers And Tom Brady

The Green Bay Packers are set to play the New England Patriots this week and the marquee matchup will feature two great quarterbacks in Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. Such attention on the match up is understandable. While Rodgers has never started a game against a Bill Belichick squad, both he and Tom Brady have Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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The World Of Dating According To Nick Young

Nick Young is almost as well known for being Iggy Azalea’s boyfriend as he is for being “Swaggy P”, the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard who has never seen a shot he doesn’t like. (No, the OTHER Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard who has never seen a shot he doesn’t like.) So, in a recent Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Is Your Deodorant Holding You Back?

*This is a sponsored post, but all thoughts and work belong to the author.  There’s a common misconception among the misinformed that bloggers just hang around in their underwear in mom’s basement all day long, sitting around and being lazy while they post dumb stuff on the Internet. Not true. In reality, blogging is an Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Canucks Honor Pat Quinn with Emotional Pregame Tribute

Canadian hockey legend Pat Quinn, the man who did just about everything there is to do in the game of hockey, passed away on Sunday at 71-years-old. He played, coached and served as a general manager and front office executive in the NHL for nearly 35 years. Quinn also led his country to the 2002 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Guess What Odell Beckham Jr.’s Madden “Spectacular Catch” Rating Is

Sports video games have been known to overreact to one-time exploits or even multi-game performances, but it appears that Madden NFL 15 nailed it this week. New York Giants wide receive Odell Beckham Jr. made one of the greatest catches in football history during their Week 12 loss to the Cowboys and the game reacted Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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PSA: Bring Sunblock To Cancun

Shoutout to this CBS Sports college basketball analyst, who painfully learned an important lesson during the Cancun Challenge this week: The sun in Mexico is powerful. Serious, that man is now a lobster. Have fun sleeping at night. I guess I shouldn’t be so quick to laugh considering I got sun poisoning as a college Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Photographer Caught Marveling Odell Beckham Jr.’s Catch Explains His Side of the Story

When Odell Beckham Jr. made that absolutely ridiculous catch last Sunday night, there were lots of people online who criticized the photographer pictured above for seemingly watching the play in amazement instead of doing his job and shooting it with his camera. Twitter basically fired the dude for getting paralyzed by the moment and missing one of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Reliving Mark Sanchez’s Butt Fumble on 2-Year Anniversary

Thanksgiving Day 2012 will forever live in infamy as the day Mark Sanchez signed over his soul to the unforgiving trolling Gods, not doing so intentionally but instead with one of the greatest turnovers in NFL history. The now-reborn Philadelphia Eagles quarterback attempted to run train on his right guard Brandon Moore during a broken play. Unfortunately Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Nate Robinson Is Very, Very Excited About Kenneth Faried’s Monster Dunk

The Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night, 114-109, in a game that saw Derrick Rose play only ten minutes before heading to the sideline with a hamstring injury (the same hamstring that kept him out a few games last week). I don’t feel like talking about that, so let’s talk about Nate Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Stephen Curry Unlocks All The Cheat Codes To Beat The Miami Heat

Lost in the “What’s wrong with Cleveland?”, “What’s wrong with Derrick Rose?”, “Omg, OKC is screwed”, “Wow, the Lakers suck”, and tanking talk early this season, the Golden State Warriors are quietly off to their best start in franchise history. Stephen Curry is leading the way for the Warriors — now 11-2 — by putting Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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The Trenches Honors The Cowboys Zack Martin For His Dominate Work Against The Giants

Every year, countless awards are given out to individual NFL players but the NFL’s offensive linemen rarely receive the attention and accolades that nearly every other position enjoys. Next Impulse Sports and Athletes LTD will be looking to change all that with a weekly series entitled The Trenches (Big Guys Need Love Too) which will Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Statistic about Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler very revealing

Before this season, Derrick Rose had missed all but ten of the previous 164 regular season games the Chicago Bulls have played, dating back to the beginning of the 2012-13 season — just months after his 2011-12 season ended due to an ACL injury. The lockout-shortened 2011-12 season also doubled as Jimmy Butler’s rookie year, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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