1. UFC Bans Firearms and Ammunition Sponsors: Was It Un-American?

    With the recent headlines of the Fast & Furious debacle and Conceal & Carry laws, the Second Amendment in the United States is a hot topic...

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  2. Planning the Best Super Bowl Party in 2012

    “Professional football is a special game, a unique game, played no where else on Earth. It is a rare game, the men who play it make it so. Pro football is a mirror of early America, reflecting toughness, courage and self-denial...

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  3. Super Bowl 2012: Peyton Manning Will Overshadow Eli and Brady in Headlines

    Super Bowl XLVI is around two weeks away. The media will be clamoring for headline space for viewers and readers...

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  4. 2012 AFC Championship: Tom Brady Has Been There, Done That for Patriots

    Now that Drew Brees , Aaron Rogers, and Tim Tebow are just dust in the wind in the 2012 NFL playoffs , we can now watch the best quarterback in the league, Tom Brady ...

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  5. NFL Playoffs 2012: Divisional Round Las Vegas Odds

    Now that Wild Card Weekend is behind us, fans can now look towards the Divisional Round and maybe make a wager or two...

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  6. NFL: Adrian Peterson, Maurice Jones-Drew and Players Who Will Never Win a Title

    The 2012 NFL Playoffs are just a few days away, and, once again, a number of superstars will be watching from their couches and not the sidelines...

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  7. Christmas NBA & NFL: Ways to Overcome the Sports Grinch

    We have reached yet another Christmas season. The NFL has been in full swing and there are still over 20 teams left in the hunt. The NBA finally decided that they didn’t want to lose any money and will start their season at an opportune time...

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  8. Greg Jennings's Injury Could Benefit Other Green Bay Packers Receivers

    The Green Bay Packers are on their way to having an undefeated season. If the offense wasn’t so explosive, some of their wins could have easily been losses...

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  9. Big-Time Athletes Who Are Also Big-Time Hunters

    This time of the year is big for sports, as well as for hunting across the United States. Believe it or not, many professional athletes aren’t always in the gym or watching game film...

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  10. 2012 NBA Season: There Was No Way They Wouldn't Play

    The NBA lockout is officially over because there was too much money at stake. Owners and players have decided to begin the NBA season on Christmas. Fans can now talk about execution on the court and not the extinction of the sport...

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  11. Jay Cutler Injury: Chicago Bears Preparing to Face the Rest of the AFC West

    By now everybody knows about the loss of Jay Cutler for at least the regular season. While losing your best offensive player (besides Matt Forte ) will bring any fan to their knees, Bears fans need to have a little more confidence in their roster...

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  12. UFC in New York: Politicians Are Punch-Drunk, Dana White Still Pushing

    With the recent move made by FOX \to broadcast a live UFC event, it would seem that Mixed Martial Arts has reached major mainstream status. With fighters like Chuck Liddell, Randy Couture, Georges St...

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  13. Smokin' Joe Frazier: Toughness Personified

    With the passing of Joe Frazier, we have lost another athlete from the golden age of sports, particularly boxing. He passed away Monday at the age of 67 from the effects of a bout with liver cancer...

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  14. Cam Newton: A Fantasy Stud for Years to Come

    Cam Newton is what Tim Tebow fanatics wish Tim was on the field. Whether you play for money or play for fun, you’ll always find that those fantasy preseason rankings shift...

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  15. 2011 NFC: New Faces in New Places

    An NFL team has more players on their roster than any other of the major three sports. While a basketball franchise can get one or two players and change the whole dynamic of their respected team, it is harder for that concept to correlate to the NFL...

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  16. 2011 NFL: The Worst Teams After Week 6

    We are almost halfway through the 2011 NFL season. Some teams should be looking towards the 2012 NFL Draft sooner or later if improvement doesn’t occur quickly...

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  17. Chicago Bears: Already on the Brink; Will This Be the Story for Years To Come?

    Heading into Week 6, the Chicago Bears have to recognize the problems developing this season mirror the flaws of the 2010 season...

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  18. NFL: Will Walter Payton Still Be a Role Model?

    As kids, we looked towards people to gain influence from. From athletes, movie stars, political leaders or even our parents (which usually doesn’t happen until later in life), ...

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  19. 2011-12 NFL: Will Records Fall in the New Era of Offense?

    There is no doubt the 2011-12 NFL season has been very exciting. Several aspects of the game have been changed or altered due to new rules and basic coaching philosophies evolving...

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  20. Chicago Bears Win Big in Week 1: Will That Consistenly Happen in 2011?

    Like in so many games past, the Chicago Bears proved Las Vegas and the experts wrong. They came out on top against the Atlanta Falcons, who were 13-3 last year and were looking to show that they are still an NFC contender for the Super Bowl...

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  21. 2011 NFL Season Predictions: One Thought About Every Team

    Now that the preseason is officially over and the lockout has passed, we can get our hands around which teams are contenders and pretenders...

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  22. Madden 12 Release: Madden Means More

    From Electric Football to Tecmo Bowl, we have come a long way incorporating the experience of pro-football from home...

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  23. NFC North QBs: Can the Chicago Bears Keep the Division Crown?

    Chicago Bears fans are wondering if the 2011 season can be better than in 2010. For many, that is asking for a miracle...

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  24. Science and Sports: The Bod Pod and Functional Movement Screening

    In the new era of science converging with sports, athletes are becoming bigger, stronger, and faster every year...

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  25. 2011 NFL Fantasy Football: Draft Strategies Are Changing

    With the onslaught of free agency and sped-up preseason, teams are trying to fit the pieces in their franchise’s puzzle. The most popular fantasy game is just around the corner...

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