1. Idaho State's Derek Graves Shouldn't Be Required to Take This Hit

    Football players are expected to take the big hit. It is required. It is something they prepare for in the weight room and on the practice field...

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  2. NBA Draft 2012: Don't Cry for Kentucky's Phenom Freshmen Who Left Early

    David J. Pate Jr.'s heart is broken after seeing that Kentucky's entire starting five decided to enter June's NBA draft ...

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  3. Chicago Bulls: Blaming Tom Thibodeau for Derrick Rose's Injury Is Wrong Move

    Derrick Rose was an injury time bomb waiting to detonate. It didn't matter if the reigning league MVP played the final 74 seconds of Game 1 against the Philadelphia 76ers with his team up a dozen or was camped next to Mike James on the bench...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 2 years ago 882 reads 0 comments

  4. Super Bowl 2012: The One Play That Decided the Championship

    The biggest play of Super Bowl XLVI was not the game-winning touchdown by New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw, the over-the-shoulder sideline catch by wide receiver Mario ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 2 years ago 253 reads 0 comments

  5. Chicago Bears Can Afford to Play Waiting Game with Matt Forte

    If Matt Forte wants to hold out of training camp before the start of the 2012 season, the Chicago Bears brass should not be concerned...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 2 years ago 715 reads 8 comments

  6. If Chicago Bears Want to Contend, Team Must Build Around Jay Cutler

    Now that the Chicago Bears have fired general manager Jerry Angelo and hired Mike Tice as offensive coordinator, the next critical step for the organization is to finally craft a plan to build around quarterback Jay Cutler...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 2 years ago 1,266 reads 5 comments

  7. Why a Game of the Century Rematch Is Bad for College Football

    Let’s just play the BCS National Championship Game today. Forget going through the exercise of waiting to see the outcome of the SEC Championship Game, the defacto Big 12 ...

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  8. NFL: Walter Payton's Life Won't Change the Way I Feel About Him

    During my five-year tenure at Jackson State University and even after I graduated, every so often when I was in Chicago around family members, friends or coworkers they would ask me what college I attended...

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  9. Blame to Go Around for the Tressels and Newtons of NCAA

    Greed will not be downfall of college athletics. Self-interest will be. And it will be everyone’s fault...

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  10. LeBron James: He Will Never Be Like Mike, and That's Just Fine

    LeBron James will never be Michael Jordan. He will never be Magic Johnson. I don’t view him as Scottie Pippen, Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain or Bill Russell either...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about 3 years ago 1,051 reads 1 comments

  11. Rashard Mendenhall's Tweets Might Have Taught Us More Than We Know

    Rashard Mendenhall is a conspiracy theorist. That is what I learned about him over the last few days. The Pittsburgh Steelers' running back tweeted, hours after the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of U...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 3 years ago 3,649 reads 11 comments

  12. The Fab Five Got It Wrong: They Needed to Look in the Mirror

    As teenagers, Jalen Rose and his Fab Five teammates believed that African-American basketball players who played for Mike Krzyzewski at Duke were Uncle Toms...

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  13. Derrick Rose and The Chicago Bulls Are To Blame for Miami Heat Inconsistencies

    The Miami Heat have been a rather inconsistent bunch this season. What seemed to be a foregone conclusion of championship parades and legacies cemented with the signings of ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 3 years ago 1,172 reads 3 comments

  14. Honor Code Violations Derail Division III Basketball Star After Big Win

    In a stunning turn of events, Western Connecticut State has suspended junior guard DaQuan Brooks for the remainder of the season after it was revealed he never engaged in premarital sex while on campus...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 3 years ago 1,017 reads 2 comments

  15. Would BYU Punish Jimmer Fredette for Honor Code Violations?

    If Jimmer Fredette had sex with his girlfriend on campus, I doubt he would have been dismissed from the BYU basketball team in the same fashion as big man Brandon Davies was this week...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 3 years ago 295 reads 29 comments

  16. Super Bowl 2011: Green Bay Packers Ruin Ben Roethelisberger's Redemption

    The Green Bay Packers ruined Ben Roethlisberger's redemption story. With less than two minutes left in Super Bowl XLV, the stage was set for another dramatic postseason fourth quarter comeback...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 3 years ago 706 reads 11 comments

  17. National Signing Day 2011: For Historically Black Colleges, It's a Reality Check

    South Carolina State head coach Oliver "Buddy" Pough is content with the idea of not landing one single top 150 recruit when National Signing Day ends...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 3 years ago 1,531 reads 4 comments

  18. NFL Twitter Mafia Unfair To Jay Cutler

    Like everyone else, I was surprised that Jay Cutler was unable to compete in the second half during the Chicago Bears' 21-14 loss in NFC Championship Game to the Green Bay Packers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 3 years ago 571 reads 1 comments

  19. BCS Championship Game Marks Evolution In Black Athlete Cultural Divide

    A half century ago Heisman winner Cam Newton and Pac-10 leading rusher LaMichael James might not have been squaring off for Auburn or Oregon in the BCS Championship Game...

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  20. Jesse Jackson Was Right: LeBron James Is No Slave

    Jesse Jackson was right. I can't believe I typed that sentence while my mental state is at its peak. Jackson was the latest to add his two cents in what seems to be the never-ending LeBron James storyline...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about 4 years ago 2,007 reads 13 comments

  21. LeBron James Saga: Everyone Got What They Deserved

    Let me be the 13 millionth person to chime in on LeBron James signing a free agent deal to team up with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh for the Miami Heat...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about 4 years ago 531 reads 7 comments

  22. NBA Free Agency: We Will All Be Witnesses To the First NBA Signing Day

    I can see it now. LeBron will be on ESPN with a Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, New Jersey Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers hat in front of him...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about 4 years ago 448 reads 1 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant: To Pass Michael Jordan, Lakers Star Needs More Hollywood Endings

    Kobe Bryant has five NBA championships, a league MVP and is widely regarded as the best closer basketball in crunch time...

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  24. Bud Selig Made the Right Call by Not Overturning Jim Joyce Blown Call

    Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday he will not enact executive powers and overturn Jim Joyce's blown call at first base that cost Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about 4 years ago 277 reads 0 comments

  25. The Cleveland Cavaliers' Title Hopes Rest on the Shoulders of Role Players

    For the Cleveland Cavaliers to win an NBA championship, LeBron James has to be perfect. That is the position the “LeBrons” have put the franchise in after falling behind ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kendrick Marshall about over 4 years ago 326 reads 9 comments