1. Tim Tebow Takes Pressure off Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Packers

    When you wake up on Monday morning, the lead on sports shows, the talk of the town, is Tim Tebow . It's an improbable story, fascinating, mystifying and utterly interesting...

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  2. New York Jets: Did Tim Tebow REALLY Beat the Jets?

    "He's a winner." "Tim Tebow just keeps finding a way to win." These were a couple comments from the Tim Tebow love affair after last night's defeat of the Jets. Yes, the Broncos won the game, but did Tebow beat the Jets? No...

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  3. New York Jets: Too Soon to Write off Mark Sanchez

    Five seasons. That's how long it took, Eli Manning , now beloved by the NY/national media, to become a decent NFL QB. Remember when Manning was "garbage"? Fans and media wanted to run him out of town...

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  4. Penn State Scandal: Football Will Go on Without Joe Paterno

    Everyone’s mad at someone. Everyone has an opinion on who was right and wrong. Penn State students are flipping over a media truck and screaming against the Board of Trustees...

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  5. Penn State Scandal: Disturbing but Not Surprising

    Hmm, right and wrong—an interesting concept to delve into this week in college football. Actually, forget this week; any week in a sport that’s on-field glory is continually ...

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  6. World Series 2011: Classic Game 6 Makes for a Tough Act to Follow

    Too often, we get caught up in a moment and definitively declare it "the greatest," or provide an assessment that disregards unbelievable moments of the past. It's an easy trap—excitement amplifying a moment's place in your own history...

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  7. Stop Complaining About NFL Primetime Matchups

    The past few weeks of NFL primetime games have sucked. No mincing words there. New Orleans blew out Indianapolis to the tune of a 62-7 score that is more like something you'd see from LSU on a Saturday than the Saints on a Sunday...

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  8. Proposing Solutions: New York Jets Manifesto after 5 Games

    In my last article , I outlined a few of the fundamental problems plaguing the Jets right now. What good is pointing out problems though without offering solutions? The ideas which you will read below are all well within reason...

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  9. Pinpointing Problems: Jets Through Week 5

    Putting aside the Baltimore game (because that was just a complete abomination), but looking at the OAK and NE games, there are three issues (offense/defense) that have plagued this team and have kept it from being 4-1 instead of 2-3...

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  10. Yankees vs. Tigers Game 4: Enigmas in an Enduring Moment

    There's no doubt that talent will be on the mound later tonight in Detroit. It's the up-and-down results of Game 4 starters Rick Porcello and A.J. Burnett that leave fans shaking their heads...

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  11. Red Sox and Rays: The Closest Race on the Greatest Final Day

    One strike—that’s how slim the margin was in deciding the American League wild card. The Red Sox, 77-0 when leading after eight innings, just one strike away from, at the least, sealing one more game...

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  12. College Athletics: A New Age Pangaea

    Pangaea: A supercontinent believed to have once connected nearly all of the earth’s landmasses. A concept we learned about in some history class in grade school, Pangaea occurred nearly 200 to 300 million years ago...

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  13. Nick Folk: Redemption Under Bright Lights

    In last Sunday's matchup between the New York Jets and the Dallas Cowboys —a game where both teams continually shot themselves in the foot with mistakes by their quarterbacks—it ...

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  14. Notre Dame vs. Michigan an Instant Classic? Oh, Please—Try the US Open

    Following the wild final 72 seconds of Michigan vs. Notre Dame on Saturday night, Brent Musburger told us, “Folks, you have just seen an instant classic.” But pretend it wasn’t Michigan and Notre Dame on the jerseys...

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  15. Peyton Manning Injury: Missing the Colts Quarterback

    There are some athletes who you may not root for but are so ingrained in the fabric of their sport’s cloth that their absence leaves a glaring hole...

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  16. NFL Predictions 2011: A Saints/Ravens Super Bowl on the Way in Indy

    We've survived the lockout, watched all the preseason football any fan can reasonably endure and finished fantasy drafts. All that's left now is for the season to kickoff...

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  17. Metlife Stadium Experience and Jets/Giants Post-Game Thoughts

    Hurricane Irene couldn't stop this game from happening—or me from attending. Though the game was twice rescheduled, I got to attend a game for the first time and the newly minted Metlife Stadium was truly awesome...

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  18. Miami Hurricanes: No Sports League Is Clean

    Ohio State, USC, Miami, Oregon, Boise State…it’s a list of college football’s most lauded—and now most wanted—of the past decade...

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  19. Jets: Turner Injury Means Time for Tannenbaum to Take Action

    Preseason games are essentially meaningless. You get to see the young guys play, watch veterans knock off some offseason rust and watch watered down football...

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  20. New York Jets Postgame Notes: Preseason Week 1 vs. Houston Texans

    Shonn Greene looked solid in the limited snaps we saw from him. Five carries, 32 yards. Impressive blocking on the right side of the line by RT Wayne Hunter on the run that sprang Greene 19 yards...

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  21. New York Jets Preseason Week 1: 5 Players to Watch

    The Jets kickoff the preseason tonight in Houston (8 p.m., ESPN). Expectations are again high in Rex Ryan 's third year, following two straight AFC Championship berths. This time, they'll try to live up to Ryan's Super Bowl guarantee...

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  22. New York Yankees: Don't Count Mo out

    A blown save, a blown game and a close escape…all in a week for Mariano Rivera . Three bad pitches are all it took to again raise doubts about the Yankees closer...

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  23. New York Yankees: Make Up Your Mind with Young Pitchers

    It’s the bottom of the 10th, tense, rubber game against arch-rival Boston . Joe Girardi still has relievers at his disposal in the pen and a day off to follow...

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  24. NCAA Coaches Banning Twitter Will Hurt, Not Help, Programs

    When scrolling through Twitter, you read a good amount of dumb tweets. Some are insensitive, some grammatically abhorrent, some just completely unfounded in reason. Some college athletes are among that group...

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  25. Arizona Diamondbacks: East Coast Television Bias Burying the Diamondbacks

    ??There are nine teams in baseball with 60 wins. Eight of those are preseason contender picks. Then, there's the ninth. They're 61-49, hosted the All-Star Game in July and have even won a World Series in their franchise's short history...

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