1. Nebraska Cornhuskers Football: Ranking Big Red's 2011 Recruiting Class

    The Huskers did all right in National Letter of Intent week. Rivals.com rated Nebraska's prospects as No. 15 overall and No. 2 in the Big Ten Conference. Head coach Pelini and his staff deserve an A+ rating, in my opinion...

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  2. National Signing Day 2011: Ranking the Big 12 Recruiting Winners and Losers

    Word on the street was the Big 12 fell off last year. I don’t know why. Let’s see, maybe it was because traditional power Oklahoma romped in their bowl game—against UConn...

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  3. College Football Rankings: The Top Recruiting Classes Among Texas Schools

    Who came out on top in the ever-competitive Texas recruiting wars? The University of Texas Longhorns' home state has 10 schools in the NCAA's Division I Football Subdivision (FBS): ...

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  4. San Antonio Spurs: Top 10 Reasons for Fan Apathy Over the Spurs' Hot Start

    What’s up with the fan indifference in San Antonio? Starting the rodeo road trip, the Spurs were (40-7) and four games up on the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 seed overall...

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  5. San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Top 10 Turning Points in the 'Rivalry'

    Spurs and Lakers—it's time once again. They'll toss it up on Thursday in this season's second installment in a series of battles some call a rivalry. Others call it slaughter...

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  6. Pittsburgh Steelers' Flozell "The Hotel" Adams: Dallas Rags to Super Bowl Riches

    How many playoff games did Flozell “The Hotel” Adams win as an offensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys? How about, um, one? That’s right—one...

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  7. Michael Vick: The Resurrection of an NFL Pro Bowl Starter and Winner in Life

    Along with Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons, what other type of bird does Michael Vick represent and vice versa? What does the official seal of Atlanta have to do with ...

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  8. Mike Tomlin: Is He the Best African-American NFL Head Coach Ever?

    What were you doing when you were 39-years-old? How will you be living when you reach that age—if you’re so blessed to reach it? Those are rhetorical questions, but the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach is living well...

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  9. NBA Rankings: The Top 50 3-Point Shooters in League History

    Who invented the three-point shot? I don't know. Lathered Pacers fans could possibly tell you Reggie Miller did. Love you, Indiana—especially Indianapolis...

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  10. NFL Pro Bowl 2011: How Serious are Rumors of Japan Hosting a Super Bowl?

    How long before rumors of a Super Bowl played in Japan surface? The rumors could start after you’re done reading this article. After a 30-year run in Hawaii, could the NFL move the Pro Bowl further west to the Japanese Islands? Perhaps...

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  11. NFL Power Rankings: The Top 16 Worst Coaches to Play for in the League

    Some of these head coaches in the NFL need a hug when it comes to dealing with their own Pro Bowl players and assistants. Some of the coaches ranked here could've made the NFL's top 16 best coaches to work for list...

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  12. Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears: A Historical Analysis of Their NFL Rivalry

    How long have you and your main rival been in competition? Will the rivalry last for almost the next 100 years and counting? Probably not. There is a rivalry in the National Football League, though, that could last a century...

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  13. NFL Power Rankings: The Top 16 Head Coaches Players Love To Play For

    There's been a lot of talk recently about New York Jets coach Rex Ryan getting the most from his players. Rightfully so. According to players like Chad Ochocinco, Ryan's style is a refreshing change from the old guard...

    Lake Cruise Written by Lake Cruise about over 3 years ago 650 reads 1 comments

  14. New York Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Jim Nantz, Inez Sainz and the AFC Title

    Will the New York Jets talk trash to the Pittsburgh Steelers? If they do, it’ll probably be on the field. They did it to Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Inez Sainz in public—allegedly...

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  15. NFC Championship Game 2011: Tiebreaker of the Century for the Halas Trophy

    How does Aaron Rodgers hold up in the snow in NFC Championship Games? We could find out this Sunday in Chicago if Mother Nature cooperates. Quarterback Jay Cutler proved he could be solid in the snow instead of flaky in crunch time...

    Lake Cruise Written by Lake Cruise about over 3 years ago 1,828 reads 2 comments

  16. San Antonio Spurs, MLK Jr. Day and the Hottest Teams at the NBA's Halfway Mark

    Could the Spurs this year win the franchise's fifth NBA championship? Most experts believe the Lakers— for the third time—will three-peat...

    Lake Cruise Written by Lake Cruise about over 3 years ago 1,619 reads 2 comments

  17. NFL Super Bowl 2011: Bracketology 101, Pittsburgh vs. Chicago Pick Still Alive

    Are your Super Bowl picks still alive? Probably not. Over the weekend, mine made it to the NFL final four. I’m not bragging—just extrapolating the facts...

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  18. Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan: Reasoning on Their Stats and Storylines

    “Rodgers vs. Ryan—between the two NFL quarterbacks—who is better?” That’s the question I wanted to ask in the headline, but I used the one you see...

    Lake Cruise Written by Lake Cruise about over 3 years ago 176 reads 1 comments

  19. New York Jets vs. New England Patriots: Weekend Trash-Talk and Tough Predictions

    How good is Rex Ryan feeling? He has to be at one of those points in life where the apex of good feeling stays for awhile. He accomplished a personal goal by beating Peyton Manning...

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  20. Packers vs. Falcons: NFC Divisional Playoffs, 'Dirty Birds' and Other Theories

    Is this the NFL’s most electric and budding rivalry? Atlanta appears to be a playoffs mainstay and the Pack is back. Stay tuned to this column and I’ll tell you where their rivalry ranks...

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  21. Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears: Forecasting the NFL Divisional Playoffs

    Guess what, football-crazed America? A team with an (8-9) NFL record is playing in the NFC Divisional Playoffs Game. In a revolting playoff development, “Who Dat?” families fell victim to the first-round 12th man in Seattle...

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  22. Ravens vs. Steelers: Twists, Turns, Plots, Predictions and a Poem for Round 2

    “And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain thrilled me—filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before.” That’s from Baltimore’s Edgar Allen Poe...

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  23. NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl Bracketology: The Elite 8 After Wild Card Weekend

    How many Super Bowl 2011 brackets were busted this past weekend—especially in the New Orleans area? I can’t put a number on it, but there was probably a profusion of them...

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  24. NFL 2011: Top 25 Dance Team Boot Squads

    American football and cheerleading go together like peanut butter and jelly. Critics may claim NFL cheerleaders are "bimbos," but brains and bosses abound within their circles. An NFL cheerleader's main job is to be a lady at all times...

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  25. Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Which Defense Holds the NFL Wild Card?

    When was the last time the Kansas City Chiefs hosted an NFL playoff battle? It was 2004. That was an AFC Divisional Playoff Game loss against Indianapolis. Marty Schottenheimer retired in 1999...

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