1. Trent Richardson and NFL Rookies with Outrageous Expectations

    The 2012 NFL draft was packed with talented players who should make an impact during their rookie seasons. That said, many of the top guys selected have had outrageous expectations heaped on them by fans and the press...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 863 reads 1 comments

  2. Justin Blackmon's Hollow Apology a Black Mark on Young NFL Career

    Justin Blackmon and the Jacksonville Jaguars held a press conference on Wednesday to address the young wide receiver's recent DUI arrest. While meeting with the press, Blackmon's apology came across as hollow...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 699 reads 7 comments

  3. Where Would the New York Giants Be Without Tom Coughlin?

    When Tom Coughlin was hired to coach the New York Giants in January 2004, many believed it was a bad move for the franchise...

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  4. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Why Pac-Man Won't Underestimate Desert Storm

    When Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley enter the ring Saturday night for their much-anticipated bout, you can rest assured that the Pac -Man won't take his opponent lightly...

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  5. NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Would Be Wise to Select Harrison Barnes

    The Cleveland Cavaliers possess the No. 4 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and they have a clear need for an athletic wing player who can score...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 7,036 reads 41 comments

  6. Stanley Cup 2012: Kings Will Complete Dominant Sweep vs. Devils

    The Los Angeles Kings are one game away from hoisting the Stanley Cup for the first time in their 45-year history. Wednesday night they host the New Jersey Devils at the Staples Center, and there is no reason to believe they won't finish the sweep...

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  7. Joe Flacco and Potential Free Agents Worth Locking Up Early

    Several big-name players will hit free agency after the 2012 NFL season and their teams would be smart to work out long-term deals for them...

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  8. Dear Justin Blackmon, This Is What You Should Say at Your Press Conference

    To: Justin Blackmon From: A concerned fan Hey Justin, rough weekend huh? You were arrested for aggravated DUI in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and now have to face the wrath of not only your own NFL team but also commissioner Roger Goodell...

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  9. Manny Pacquiao: Religious Devotion Won't Change Pac-Man's Killer Instinct

    Manny Pacquiao 's new-found religious devotion has made him a more focused, dedicated person. However, when he enters the ring against Timothy Bradley on Saturday night, don't expect Pacquiao to turn the other cheek...

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  10. Euro 2012 Odds: Favorite Germany Will Escape Group of Death to Win Tournament

    Germany is one of the favorites to win Euro 2012 , but it will have to escape the group of death in order to do so. The Germans have the talent and depth to not only win Group B but also the entire tournament, and they will do it...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 2,770 reads 1 comments

  11. Stanley Cup 2012: Los Angeles Kings Will Finish off Devils in Game 4

    The Los Angeles Kings have had an incredible run through the 2012 postseason and now are up 3-0 in the Stanley Cup finals...

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  12. 3 NFL Players Asking for Way Too Much Money

    The 2012 NFL season is rapidly approaching and several big-name players have yet to sign contracts. Most are asking for more money that they are worth and as a result negotiations with their teams have gotten ugly...

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  13. What Can NFL Officials Learn from NFLPA Lockout?

    The NFL has decided to start hiring and training potential replacement officials after talks between the league and the NFL Referees Association broke down during negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement...

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  14. Fantasy Football: 3 Studs That Will Disappoint Early

    Several big-name fantasy studs will be returning to action in 2012 after missing time for various reasons. As a result of that time off, the following players will need time to get back to playing up to their full potential...

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  15. Chris Johnson's Claim of Being Best RB in Football Is Foolish

    Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson told Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean that he is still the best running back in the NFL . While I appreciate his confidence, Johnson is foolish to make such a claim after a pedestrian season in 2011...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 874 reads 5 comments

  16. Jake Locker Is Tennessee Titans' Best Bet as Starting QB

    When the Tennessee Titans took Jake Locker with the No. 8 pick in the 2011 NFL draft, they were selecting the man they thought would be their future at the quarterback position...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 61 reads 4 comments

  17. Adrian Peterson and Injured NFL Stars That Will Be Ready Week 1

    When Adrian Peterson went down with a major knee injury in December, many feared that a portion of his 2012 season would be wiped out as a result...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 3,761 reads 6 comments

  18. Why Packers Must Grant Aaron Rodgers Wishes, Make Him Packer for Life

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has claimed that he wants to be a Packer for life, and the franchise would be smart to make that happen as soon as possible...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 3,696 reads 23 comments

  19. Justin Blackmon and NFL Rookies with Biggest Question Marks

    The Jacksonville Jaguars got a rude awakening this weekend when their first-round pick and presumptive No. 1 receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested for driving under the influence in Oklahoma...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 13,915 reads 8 comments

  20. MLB Draft 2012: Last Minute Ranking of the Top Prep Players Available

    The 2012 Major League Baseball draft starts on Monday and this year's class has a ton of talent. Here is a look at the best players in what is an extremely deep high school crop. 1...

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  21. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Pac-Man's Focus Will Trump Desert Storm's Bravado

    Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley will meet on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nev., and while Bradley's confidence has been extremely high, Pacquiao's new-found focus will carry him to victory...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 470 reads 1 comments

  22. Floyd Mayweather Must Use Time in Jail to Change His Attitude

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. started his stint in jail on Friday and hopefully the world champion boxer will use his time behind bars to change his attitude and the way he leads his life...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 6,332 reads 16 comments

  23. Tarver vs. Kayode: Rematch of Lackluster Draw Would Be Pointless

    Antonio Tarver and Lateef Kayode fought to a lackluster draw at the Home Depot Center on Saturday night, and after a fight that was more yawn-inducing than inspiring, a rematch between the two fighters would be pointless...

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  24. Justin Blackmon Arrested: Second DUI Arrest Raises Red Flags for Rookie WR

    According to the Tulsa World , Justin Blackmon was arrested on a complaint of aggravated DUI in Stillwater, Oklahoma Sunday morning, which would be his second arrest for driving under the influence...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 1,081 reads 4 comments

  25. Saints Bounty Ledger Proves NFL Did Right Thing in New Orleans Case

    Those defending the New Orleans Saints throughout the NFL 's investigation of the team's bounty program have demanded to be shown the evidence and proof that the team and its players did something wrong...

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