1. NFL Playoff Predictions 2013: Injuries That Will Affect Teams' Playoff Hopes

    For both players and teams, the NFL regular season is a war of attrition. While it is important to have the best talent and game plan week in and week out, teams must also account for the unpredictability of injuries...

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  2. Confederations Cup Final Tells Us Little About Brazil, Spain

    With another Confederations Cup final in the books, it's time for us all to overanalyze the results and what they mean for next year's World Cup. OK , so the results aren't completely meaningless...

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  3. Cris Carter's HOF Induction Does Not End the Logjam at Wide Receiver

    For whatever reason, Canton hasn't been kind to wideouts. Though wide receiver is one of the more talked about positions in football, its representation in the Pro Football Hall of Fame has been surprisingly low...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about over 1 year ago 867 reads 1 comments

  4. 2013 Pro Bowl Rosters Show Desperate Need to Minimize Fan Voting

    There may not be a stranger paradox in sports than the one that football fans have with the Pro Bowl. For a game that is universally seen as a joke and one that pales in comparison ...

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  5. Fox Sports 1: What the Upcoming All-Sports Network Could Mean for the UFC

    As 2013 draws near, more details are surfacing about Fox Sports 1, Fox's new all-sports network set to launch next August...

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  6. Handicapping the Still-Open 2012 Heisman Trophy Field

    Like 2011, this year's Heisman race will likely come down to the finish. With only two weeks until the Heisman Trophy presentation, the race is still up for grabs. Many different players are fighting for it...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about over 1 year ago 3,185 reads 10 comments

  7. Rivalry Week: Virginia Tech Still the Class of Commonwealth Football

    With the ACC Coastal division and a spot in the conference championship game on the line, yesterday's Commonwealth Cup match was expected to be something that it hadn't been in awhile—competitive...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about over 2 years ago 399 reads 0 comments

  8. Carolina Panthers: Running Game Must Improve Against Jacksonville

    Two years ago, DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart (aptly nicknamed "Double Trouble") were the best running back tandem in the league, becoming the first teammates to rush for over 1,100 yards in the same season...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about almost 3 years ago 333 reads 5 comments

  9. Carolina Panthers: Newton's Performance Makes Opener Best Loss in Team History

    The running game was non-existent. The defense gave up too many big plays. But from a fans' perspective, the Panthers are starting out the season 1-1. The Panthers lost a late lead and couldn't quite recover, losing to the Cardinals 28-21...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about almost 3 years ago 136 reads 1 comments

  10. Carolina Panthers: Newton Wins Starting Job, but Who Is the No. 2 Quarterback?

    If it wasn't already a forgone conclusion before tonight's game even began, there was no question as to who would start the season at quarterback for Carolina after the opening drive...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about almost 3 years ago 1,329 reads 11 comments

  11. Carolina Panthers: Winner of the QB Competition? It's a Tie

    Head coach Ron Rivera hit his first speed bump tonight. After debuting with a 20-10 win against the Giants last week, the score remained the same tonight in Miami , but the result was much different...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about almost 3 years ago 387 reads 6 comments

  12. Carolina Panthers: After Kalil Deal, How Should They Use Their Extra Cap Space?

    The best Panthers news from last night came a few hours before the game. ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported prior to kickoff that Panthers center Ryan Kalil had agreed to a long-term ...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about almost 3 years ago 265 reads 4 comments

  13. Carolina Panthers: Solid QB Play, No Injuries Make Preseason Opener a Success

    The most anticipated Carolina Panthers preseason game in recent memory certainly didn't disappoint. Fans eager to see No. 1 overall pick Cam Newton and a new-look gameplan were treated to both, along with a few added surprises...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about almost 3 years ago 879 reads 4 comments

  14. Carolina Panthers: Ron Rivera's Honest Interviews Are a Welcomed Change

    If you've been living under a rock for the past week, let me be the first to welcome you to the Ron Rivera era. It's definitely an exciting time to be a Panthers fan, as the team has done a complete 180 from previous years...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 518 reads 3 comments

  15. Under the Radar: 6 Major Sports Stories Overshadowed by NFL Free Agency

    The past week in sports has belonged to the NFL. From the owners and players coming to terms on Monday to transactions officially beginning the next day, you've likely seen more of ...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 867 reads 4 comments

  16. Kevin Kolb Trade Is a Risky but Necessary Move for Arizona Cardinals

    In a move that has been speculated about for months, QB Kevin Kolb was finally officially traded to the Arizona Cardinals yesterday...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 301 reads 6 comments

  17. What Would a UFC Flyweight Tournament Look Like?

    Earlier this month, I wrote an article questioning the UFC's plan to introduce the flyweight division by the end of 2011 ...

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  18. Brian Stann: Does He Have What It Takes to Be Middleweight Champion?

    In the UFC's middleweight division (unofficially named "The Silva Division" since 2006), the search is on for someone who can step into the Octagon and end the Brazilian's championship reign...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 520 reads 11 comments

  19. FIFA Women's World Cup: The 5 Best Games of the Tournament

    The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup went into the books in stunning fashion today, as a classic between the U.S. and Japan continued the tournament's streak of dramatic, nail-biting games...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 740 reads 0 comments

  20. Timing and Opportunity Have Been Key to UFC Light Heavyweight Division

    The recent injury to Phil Davis, forcing him out of next month's UFC 133 main event versus Rashad Evans, opened a rare door for other possible contenders to step in and fill the void...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 271 reads 2 comments

  21. 2011 Women's World Cup: Japan's Upset of Germany Adds Missing Link to Tournament

    Japan's 1-0 quarterfinals victory over the Germans was a major upset by all accounts. After Japan's 2-0 loss to England in the final game of group play, their second-round exit was all but a forgone conclusion...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 455 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC: Is It Too Soon to Introduce the Flyweight Division in 2011?

    When Dana White first hinted at adding the flyweight division late last year, I was interested in seeing how it would affect their popularity in Asia...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 533 reads 2 comments

  23. Carlos Condit: Wait for a Title Shot or Stay Active?

    After his flying knee knockout of previously-unbeaten Dong Hyun Kim at UFC 132 , Carlos Condit took a significant leap toward contender status at 170 pounds...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 486 reads 4 comments

  24. Plaxico Burress: Can His Post-Prison Career Be on Par with Michael Vick's?

    Plaxico Burress and Michael Vick 's careers have much more in common than they'd like. They're both former Pro Bowl players from Virginia's Tidewater area who belong to a more exclusive list of NFL players who have served prison sentences...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 193 reads 2 comments

  25. Steve Smith: Panthers Should Do Everything They Can to Keep Their Star (For Now)

    First, he cleaned out his locker at the team clubhouse, now he seems to be naming possible trade destinations...

    Christopher Williams Written by Christopher Williams about 3 years ago 939 reads 8 comments