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(Courtesy of Beacon Plumbing: Stop Freakin’, Call Beacon) He knew how the rainbow tasted before he even tried Skittles. Pete Carroll wants him to kick field goals; NASA wants to keep the Space Station intact. Conflict of interest. When they freak out, Beacon Plumbing calls him. He is… The Most Interesting Yet Somehow Most Private Man in the NFL. “I don’t always speak to

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A Turkey Day Celebration: The Five Biggest Sports Turkeys of 2014

By Jamey Schilling As November wraps up we celebrate Thanksgiving and everything we’re thankful for. Perhaps you spent it watching the Lions actually win a Thanksgiving day game for once. Or, maybe you spent the day stuffing yourself full of turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. While you were spending the day eating turkey, many athletes spent the year being turkeys, and the

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Road to the College Football Playoff: Week 14

I waited until Thursday for this for a really, really specific reason.  And I’m glad I did, which we’ll get to in a moment. Last week of the regular season for many of these teams.  They get through this, and unless you’re name is TCU you have what could amount to the hardest game of the season to get by.

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How Football Really* Began: A Thanksgiving Tale

By Thomas Seabright Many of us wonder how the ridiculous, mesmerizing sport of football came to be. It is possible that football is a derivation of an ancient Native American sport, or maybe it game from England or Europe. But the truth is, well, both are true. Long ago, when the white men of Europe began exploring, they became bored.

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Which Turkey Bowl athlete are you?

By Sean Carney Thanksgiving, one of the best holidays of the year. Thanksgiving is a time to gather up the family, a time to ruin the last 3 weeks in the gym with one sitting, and a time to watch football. Before all of that happens though, all over the country you can find many participating in one of the best Thanksgiving

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The Broken State of the NFL Playoffs

By: Michael Hendricks The playoffs are quickly approaching in the NFL, and conventional wisdom would tell you that’s something to be excited for. After all, it’s supposed to be the Promised Land, the destination that every single team in the league strives for at the beginning of the season, yet only an achievable goal for those teams who prove themselves

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Lions Fans: R-E-L-A-X

By Hank Greening It really doesn’t matter what your preseason prediction outlook is for the Detroit Lions, because it will be wrong. Every year, radio personalities, bloggers and NFL experts say, “This is a 10-win team” or a “real power in the NFC,” but the truth is those are just guesses. Predicting the Lions season takes far less effort than

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CODE RED: NBA Teams in Panic Already

By Grant Becker The NBA season is still young, but there is plenty for some teams to be concerned about. These teams should all be panicking, but in different capacities. Lets take a look. New York Knicks Panic Level: You just remembered that you put a pizza in the oven 45 minutes ago Kevin Martin dropped 37 points on the

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Road to the College Football Playoff: Week 13

By Quinn Matheis Well I did on Thursday this time.  Smite me if you will. We got a nice dosage of November this past week.  Could have been a lot more Novembery if the Jayhawks and the Golden Gophers pumped out just a little more, but oh well.  The field has shrunk considerably. Let’s get cookin’. #1 Alabama (9-1, SEC

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Can the Bears Come out of Hiberation?

By Sean Carney 1985. Every Chicago Bears fan’s favorite year. Walter Payton, Mike Singletary, Coach Ditka, the list goes on. Unfortunately for Chicago fans, Walter Payton isn’t still carrying the rock and it’s not 1985 anymore. The Bears gave Smokin’ Jay Cutler a 7 year $126 million dollar contract (54 million guaranteed) to lead them to the Promised Land at

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