1. NFL Soup: The Chicken Noodle Soup for Richie Incognito's Soul Edition

    Throughout the NFL offseason, NFL Deputy Editor Collin McCollough will be publishing a series—titled 'NFL Soup'—which promises to explore a variety of NFL topics, with a good deal of irreverence thrown in on the side...

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  2. Dolphins Must Take Meaningful Action After Jonathan Martin Bullying Incident

    Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin has the opportunity to do something few, if any, in the NFL have ever done before: Establish a stand against bullying and conveniently set a precedent that saves his locker room in the process...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about 8 months ago 24,739 reads 253 comments

  3. The NFL Goes Trick-or-Treating

    You probably haven't given much thought as to what Jerry Jones, Andrew Luck , Greg Schiano and Adrian Peterson are wearing as Halloween costumes this year...

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  4. Cleveland Browns Are Selling out for the Future, but Owe Their Fans Now

    The Cleveland Browns owe their fans a refund. There really is no other way to say it. I suppose we could call it something else—perhaps a charitable contribution to the ...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about 10 months ago 3,706 reads 57 comments

  5. Highlighting This Year's Most Intriguing NFL Preseason Storylines

    Training camp season is now upon us as the NFL 's offseason calendar continues to advance toward live-ammo warfare. And consequentially, a healthy score of casual fans are scratching their backsides and asking why they should care...

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  6. How the Pacers Climbed Back from Basketball Hell and Became Contenders

    For a while there, it was ugly. Where to start, or more appropriately, when? A brawl that sent a season with championship aspirations swirling into oblivion? A constant barrage of ...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about 1 year ago 3,958 reads 23 comments

  7. Colts' Storybook Season Was About Much More Than Football

    It ended, as all things must eventually, too soon. The storybook season, something scripted from the gridiron Angelo Pizzo , over. Poof. Gone. Just like that...

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  8. We Hear You Loud and Clear, NCAA: You Don't Care About the Kids

    This isn’t about the kids. It never is. It never was. Of course, in the wake of a booster “scandal” which saw Indiana University men’s basketball freshmen ...

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  9. Collin 'Em Out: The Worst of the 2012 NFL Preseason

    The 2012 NFL preseason is in the books (thank God), and we can now officially celebrate the fact that we won't have to witness football this bad again until the Miami Dolphins ...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about almost 2 years ago 17,328 reads 74 comments

  10. Collin 'Em Out: The Worst of the Worst from NFL Preseason Week 3

    Week 3 of NFL Preseason action is in the books, and not without its share of moments we wish we could erase from the history books...

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  11. Collin 'Em Out: The Worst of the Worst for NFL Preseason Week 2

    It's back again. The rage, that familiar arterial supernova, capillaries exploding and face flushed red with boiling, liquid hate at the sight of one of the universe's most horrific events...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about almost 2 years ago 13,478 reads 58 comments

  12. Collin 'Em Out: The Worst Developments from NFL Preseason Week 1

    The NFL preseason. A time for fans to reunite at tailgate parties, for first-round rookies to feel the intensity of the spotlight for the first time in their pro careers...

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  13. Comparing the NFL to Christopher Nolan's Batman Trilogy

    He's the hero the NFL deserves, but not the one it needs right now . Go figure, of course, that of all the possible permutations of pigskin debate—Maurice Jones-Drew's contract ...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about almost 2 years ago 2,916 reads 6 comments

  14. Terrell Owens Nude Pics, Amar'e Stoudemire Tweet Reminders Internet Is Forever

    The Internet is written in permanent ink. Most folks in the media industry have heard this saying countless times, from their J-school origins to their first human-interest beat...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about 2 years ago 8,828 reads 13 comments

  15. Drew Brees Wins Moron of the Day Award for Bountygate Tweet

    The average member of society can usually be divided into one of three categories: functional, dysfunctional and the reason we can't have nice things...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about 2 years ago 2,147 reads 9 comments

  16. If George R.R. Martin Wrote the Script to the 2012 NFL Season...

    Headless Peyton Manning , zombie Shawne Merriman and pubescent Norv Turner . If George R.R. Martin, author of the eventually-to-be seven-book series A Song of Ice and Fire , which ...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about 2 years ago 12,931 reads 27 comments

  17. In Wake of Pacers vs. Heat Game 5, NBA Must Provide Answers for Officiating

    Someone is going to get hurt. That's all I could think during the waning minutes of a critical Game 5 NBA playoff matchup that saw the Miami Heat dominate the Indiana Pacers on their home court to the tune of 115-83...

    Collin McCollough Written by Collin McCollough about 2 years ago 23,370 reads 256 comments

  18. NFL Draft Order 2012: Full 7-Round List of Selections

    The 2012 NFL draft is underway, and both teams and fans are planning accordingly. Assuredly, draft boards are being scrutinized in war rooms across the country, scouts and general ...

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  19. New Orleans Saints Must Fire Sean Payton in Order to Move Past Bounty Scandal

    There is bad, there is despicable and then there is this. We've got to do everything in the world to make sure we kill Frank Gore 's head ...

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  20. Lions Pot Busts Put Spotlight on Marijuana Use, Athletes as Role Models

    If Detroit Free-Press columnist Drew Sharp had his way, the Lions would kick Mikel Leshoure and Nick Fairley to the curb, forever banning them from Ford Field in the wake of their respective marijuana-related arrests...

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  21. Fake Adam Schefter Tweets Offer Valuable Lessons About Twitter, Media Culture

    You just got Adarn 'd ! At the present moment, there are few other four-word combinations that could strike as much fear into the heart of tweet-friendly members of the media...

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  22. Jeremy Shockey Snitch Allegations Bring Out the Worst in Modern Society

    Snitches get stitches . Whether gleaned from Cam'ron or The Wire , it's a phrase oft-perpetuated by tough guys, by the living, modern re-appropriation of John Wayne...

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  23. Breaking Down What the Denver Broncos Are Getting in Peyton Manning

    The Denver Broncos have won the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, triumphing over the San Francisco 49ers and Tennessee Titans , according to ESPN analyst Chris Mortensen ...

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  24. Reggie Wayne Re-Signs with Indianapolis Colts: Deal Analysis, Grade and Reaction

    The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms with WR Reggie Wayne on a three-year contract extension, a move that has surprised several NFL fans. Pro Football Talk reports that the deal totals out to $17...

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  25. Peyton Manning Didn't Just Transform Colts, but City of Indianapolis as Well

    You wouldn't really know what Peyton Manning 's departure from the Indianapolis Colts means unless you lived here then, in those days. The Paul Justin days, the Lindy Infante days...

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