1. NFL Playoff Picture: An Updated Look at Every Seed After Week 13

    Just a few days into December and with four weeks remaining in the regular season, the NFL playoff picture is already starting to take shape. Four teams clinched playoff berths in Week 13: Atlanta, Houston, Denver and New England...

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  2. Pac-12 Championship Preview: Encore Time for Stanford Against UCLA

    No one would have guessed at the start of the college football season that the Pac -12 championship would be a contest between the Stanford Cardinal and the UCLA Bruins, but 14 weeks have passed and that is exactly where we stand...

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  3. Texas A&M Football: Johnny 'Football' Manziel Speaks with Media for First Time

    For months now, the nation has been mesmerized by Texas A&M quarterback Johnny "Football" Manziel . However, no one had heard the freshman quarterback speak because of coach Kevin Sumlin 's policy that limits freshman media availability...

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  4. Kevin Durant Drops "Tha Formula" Rap Single

    During the NBA offseason, reports surfaced that Kevin Durant was working with Stephen Jackson on the song "Lonely At The Top" from Jackson's mixtape Jack of All Trades ...

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  5. The Most Boneheaded Plays, Calls and Quotes of NFL Week 12

    By Week 12, most NFL teams are hitting their stride, and the mistakes are kept to a minimum. However, it was Thanksgiving in Week 12 of the NFL season, so it was only right that ...

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  6. NFL Week 12 Predictions: Latest Odds and Picks Against the Spread

    After a fairly uneventful Week 10, we were treated to an intriguing Week 11 in which most of what we thought we knew about the NFL was thrown out the window...

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  7. Breaking Down the Pivotal Moments of NFL Week 11

    After a fairly unexciting slate of games in Week 10, we were treated to multiple overtime thrillers and a close contest that kept us on the edge of our seats in Week 11...

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  8. Derek Dooley Fired: Timeline of the 5 Games That Doomed the Tennessee Coach

    When Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart announced that Derek Dooley was fired as the Volunteers' head coach, it was no real surprise...

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  9. BCS Odds: Danny Sheridan Says Alabama Would be 10-Point Favorite Over Notre Dame

    Sunday evening, the latest BCS polls were revealed, and while there were no major surprises, a statement from oddsmaker Danny Sheridan has started some debate around the college football world...

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  10. Big Ten Expansion: Conference Crazy to Think Rutgers Will Help Get NYC Market

    Realignment is nothing new in college football and it has actually become somewhat commonplace over the last few seasons. Now, reports have surfaced that the Big Ten is in serious talks to bring both Maryland and Rutgers to the conference...

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  11. Alabama Football: Why Tide Should Root for USC to Beat Notre Dame

    Alabama's aspirations to repeat as national champions took a big hit when the team lost to Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M. However, the Crimson Tide are now back in the title hunt after stunning losses by Oregon and Kansas State over the weekend...

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  12. Legendary Punter Ray Guy Calls Hall of Fame Voters "Stupid"

    Punters in the NFL are the butt of a lot of jokes. A lot of fans don't see them as valuable members of the team—and the voters who are responsible for the enshrinement of players in the Hall of Fame are no exception...

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  13. Who Is Johnny Manziel: Mugshot, Arrest over the Summer Falling by Wayside

    Last week, Johnny "Football" Manziel took the nation by storm. The redshirt freshman quarterback was the catalyst in A&M's victory over college football superpower Alabama, ...

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  14. San Francisco 49ers: Does Running Back Brandon Jacobs Hate His 'Boss'?

    San Francisco 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs posted a couple of comments on Twitter Thursday that raised a few eyebrows around the league, but the veteran back, who has not ...

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  15. 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Undergoes "Minor Procedure" for Irregular Heartbeat

    Usually at this point in the week we are expecting Jim Harbaugh to give the injury report on his players, but on Thursday, the 49ers were giving us one about the head coach...

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  16. NFL Week 11 Predictions: Latest Odds and Picks Against the Spread

    We have reached Week 11 of the NFL season and things are beginning to get very interesting. Injuries to quarterbacks were a theme around the NFL in Week 10...

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  17. NFL Power Rankings Week 11: Buying or Selling Each Team's Playoff Chances

    The last unbeaten has fallen and the races are tightening up. It is getting to the point in the NFL season where games are becoming must-wins and the playoff pictures in both the AFC and NFC are beginning to take shape...

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  18. Worst New Additions for Every NFL Team This Season

    Offseason signings bring to surface a lot of emotions. Fanbases are either thrilled with a big free agent signing or are left pulling their hair out due to a questionable decision...

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  19. NFL Picks Week 10: Predicting the Outcome of Every Game

    By Week 10 of the NFL season, the playoff contenders have mostly separated themselves from the playoff pretenders, but the postseason picture still remains muddled...

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  20. Notre Dame Football: Why We Shouldn't See Tommy Rees Again in 2012

    Notre Dame got a post-Halloween scare Saturday, but the Irish survived with a a 29-26 win over Pittsburgh in triple overtime. In that game, Kelly looked to spark the offense by inserting Tommy Rees ...

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  21. TCU vs. West Virginia: Mountaineers Need Major Adjustment to Survive in Big 12

    TCU head coach Gary Patterson made one of the gutsiest calls of the year Saturday in the battle of Big 12 newcomers, and it paid off big time...

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  22. Phoenix Coyotes Enforcer Paul Bissonnette Gets Pranked

    Twitter sensation and Phoenix Coyotes tough guy Paul Bissonnette got pranked hard by Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri...

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  23. Missouri vs. Florida: Gators Barely Avoid Upset to Keep BCS Dreams Alive

    The Florida Gators narrowly escaped with an upset win Saturday against the Missouri Tigers to keep their dreams of a BCS bowl and SEC Eastern Division crown alive...

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  24. Michael Jordan Offers Some Advice to Struggling Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton

    When Michael Jordan —one of the best competitors to ever walk the face of the Earth—has some advice for you, it is probably in your best interest to listen...

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  25. Comparing NFL Players to Their Rapper Counterparts

    You hear it all the time—athletes want to be rappers and rappers want to be athletes. Unfortunately, it doesn't always work out. Just look at Stephen Jackson's recent collaboration with Kevin Durant...

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