1. Millwall FA Cup Semi-Final: Reasons Why Fan Violence Happens Less in the USA

    On Saturday, in scenes that can only be described as horrific, supporters of English Championship soccer club Millwall were recorded fighting with each other and then stadium ...

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  2. College Football: How Three Trips Healed My Soul

    On July 26th, 2012, Suzy Ferguson—the nicest person in the world—died. She was 31. She was kind, sweet, beautiful and happy with everyone else and more importantly, with herself...

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  3. Penn State Scandal: Will Removing the Statue Make a Difference?

    We've got six weeks to go until the college football season starts. Everywhere else, people are talking about how excited the season's going to be—and how we could see ...

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  4. Why I Hate the Florida Gators (and 9 Other College Football Teams)

    Welcome back! The biannual 'Hate List' is back with a vengeance , definitely with some movements through the years. It's been one of the VFA's biggest successes, and we look forward to you remarking on this again...

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  5. Chelsea's John Terry: The Mouth, the Derby, the Future

    In London at the start of this week, Chelsea captain John Terry was brought before a court to answer allegations that he had racially abused Queens Park Rangers captain Anton Ferdinand during his team’s 1-0 loss last October...

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  6. College Football Playoffs: How We Think the Future Will Be Decided

    The titans of college football may have assuaged the anger of some of the madding crowd on Wednesday, but they haven't shut them all up...

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  7. A College Football Playoff Proposal to End the Controversy

    With the all-important meetings about the future of college football upon us in Chicago, it's high-time to tell you what the future of college football should be. So here I go...

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  8. Do U? Why College Football Needs a Strong Miami Hurricanes Team

    College Football is in a bit of a vacuum at the moment. The vacuum is down South, and it's bringing down titles and TV money with it...

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  9. Why SEC Schools Have to Improve Their Non-Conference Schedule

    "SEC! SEC! SEC!" It's a war chant coming from the South striking the fear in college football fans across the nation...

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  10. Premier League Football: My Wife, Queens Park Rangers and the Season's End

    On Sunday, Queens Park Rangers will face Manchester City in one of the biggest games of the season...

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  11. Urban Meyer's Reign at Florida: A Tarnished Legacy?

    Pope Urban of Florida certainly had many, many converts to his religion at Florida. Championships and division titles and NFL picks flowed, and he quickly became one of the best coaches Gainseville had ever seen...

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  12. Georgia Suspensions Put Bulldogs' SEC East Hopes in Tailspin

    Despite avoiding Alabama, LSU and Arkansas in their 2012 SEC schedule, the Georgia Bulldogs seem to be confronting something bigger than that: themselves...

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  13. Penn State Investigations: How Crawford, Drake and Smith Could Be Affected

    Before we start on this, no one was formally arrested after police raided the apartment of former Penn State defensive end Jack Crawford and senior wide receiver Devon Smith and found some drug paraphernalia , but it isn't looking good...

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  14. The Biggest Games of the 2012 Big 12 Football Season

    The Big 12 schedule has arrived (at last!) after West Virginia agreed to pay the Big East $20 million not to be part of the conference any more. These are the biggest games week by week...

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  15. TCU Arrests Raise Some Uncomfortable Questions

    Linebacker Tanner Brock is at the center of TCU's drugs crisis, it has emerged. Brock—as well as defensive tackle D.J...

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  16. The Best College Football Plays of 2011

    The sad thing about the college football season is that it starts in September and ends mid-January, and one month of that is taken up with rather pointless - if definitely fun - bowl games...

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  17. Will John Brantley get a spot on a NFL team?

    John Brantley was the heir to Tim Tebow . It was going to be a pretty seamless takeover, with the four-star recruit from Ocala, Florida, taking over the huddle from God/Jesus/Holy One and bringing more success...

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  18. Why I'm Cheering for the New England Patriots at the Super Bowl

    I am NOT a bandwagon jumper. I cheer for David against Goliath almost every time my team's Goliath. Although I talk a heck of a lot about being at Penn State's win over Ohio State ...

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  19. But Which College Football Team Do I Choose?

    Thanks to ESPN America, the internet and Andrew Luck being talked about non-stop on UK website Sky Sports.com, college football popularity's gotten higher and higher, and the VFA's starting to have to answer questions from our Twitter followers...

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  20. Turning The Lights Off After Paterno's Gone and Other Stories

    This writer's still finding it hard to struggle with the loss of Joe Paterno. We've tried to imagine something about next season...

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  21. Thank you, Phil Knight

    They'll be burning their Air Jordans, switching Swooshes for stripes, and dumping their Nike stock by the millions for this. Oregon players will go to the University of Washington...

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  22. Rest In Peace, Joe Paterno

    Today, Joe Paterno passed away . He was 85. There's nothing else really to say - albeit to give you a link to an article I wrote yesterday imploring you to pray for Joe Paterno's ...

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  23. Why We Should All Be Praying for Joe Paterno Right Now

    Regardless of what you might think of Joe Paterno , cancer is not a good thing. If you haven't experienced it, then try going to a hospice. Or try being like me, who has a wife who has it...

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  24. Why We Should All Pray for Joe Paterno

    Regardless of what you might think of Joe Paterno, cancer is not a good thing. If you haven't experienced it, then try going to a hospice. Or try being like me, who has a wife who's got it...

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  25. College Football Bold Predictions: 30 Predictions for 2012

    The celebrations have barely finished for Alabama's victory and we haven't even gotten to recruitment deadline day (A note to Penn State fans: Don't expect anything), but we thought ...

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