1. Notre Dame Football 2012: One Good Reason Why the Irish Can Beat Every Opponent

    Fans know the potential that many of the players on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have, but what about some of the weaknesses of the team's 2012 opponents? Brutal is just one adjective used to describe Notre Dame's 2012 football schedule...

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  2. Notre Dame Football: An Early Look at the Cornerback Position

    With four players all vying for one spot, most fans of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish know how competitive the quarterback battle will be come spring. However, there are a number of positions being contended for outside of quarterback...

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  3. Notre Dame Football: 7 Things Holding the Fighting Irish Back from a BCS Bid

    With a number of starters departing and the quarterback position dripping with uncertainty, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be flying under the radar come September. In order to overachieve, the team will have to address some key concerns...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 4,141 reads 36 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: Did Deontay Greenberry Snub Leave a Giant Void?

    As National Signing Day came to a close for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, coaches, players and fans were left to contemplate why wide receiver standout Deontay Greenberry decided to ditch the team and play at Houston for his college football career...

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  5. Notre Dame Football: Projecting the 2012 Depth Chart After National Signing Day

    With national signing day behind us, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are still waiting to hear from Davonte Neal , Anthony Standifer, and a number of fifth year candidates...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Which Fighting Irish Starters Will Step Up Next Season?

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are going through some major changes, and before their Sept. 1 game in Dublin, Ireland against Navy, the team will need to settle a few things...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: 5 Guys Who Will Get Serious Playing Time in 2012

    Deontay Greenberry snubbing Notre Dame may have stolen the show on National Signing Day, but the Fighting Irish still have a lot to look forward in 2012...

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  8. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Tracking 2012 National Signing Day Targets

    Do you need a summary of the players who are considering attending Notre Dame with updated news? Once a player commits to the Fighting Irish (or anywhere else), the player's slide will be updated accordingly...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 11,451 reads 15 comments

  9. 10 Reasons Nobody Cares About the NFL Pro Bowl

    With the biggest game of the year right around the corner—the Super Bowl—does anyone really care about the NFL Pro Bowl ? First and worst, the best players don't always make it to the game...

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  10. Zach Randolph and 10 Crucial Injuries Killing Teams' Playoff Hopes

    Every season there are a ton of injuries in the NBA but some players, like Zach Randolph , mean more to a team than others do...

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  11. Notre Dame Football: Close Losses Won't Cut It for Brian Kelly

    The Brian Kelly era hasn't started out as well as Notre Dame fans wanted it to. Kelly has had back-to-back 8-5 seasons as the Irish head coach, but like every season for Irish fans, it is BCS or bust...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 1,102 reads 17 comments

  12. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Late-Round Picks Who Could Have a Huge Impact

    Every team in the NFL is looking for that late-round steal in the 2012 NFL draft like Tom Brady (Brady was selected in the sixth round). Are there any players who aren't projected to go early that have a ton of potential? Of course there are...

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  13. Senior Bowl 2012: 5 Players with Most to Prove

    The 2012 Senior Bowl is just days away, and NFL Draft prospects are going to use the opportunity to play in the game as a way to gain national exposure and impress NFL scouts one last time (especially those who were not invited to the scouting combine)...

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  14. Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: Why L.A. Lakers Are Best Landing Spot for Howard

    As many reports have previously stated, including this ESPN LA article , Dwight Howard may end up with the Los Angeles Lakers . What team in the NBA would be a better fit for Howard than the Lakers? That question is pretty easy to answer...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 7,553 reads 37 comments

  15. 10 Athletes with the Most Shockingly Large Broods

    Which athletes in sports from the NBA to the NFL to professional boxing have the biggest families? I am not here to judge players for their so-called extracurricular activities, nor ...

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  16. 2012 NFL Draft: 10 Best Players Who Weren't Invited to the Combine

    The NFL scouting combine can't take everyone, so there are bound to be a number of NCAA football players that get left out...

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  17. NFL Playoff Picks: Why Patriots Will Thump Giants in Super Bowl XLVI

    The New England Patriots won't have trouble taking care of the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI , so don't expect another Week 9 clone. The Patriots defense is playing inspired football...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 1,128 reads 6 comments

  18. NFL Playoff Picture: Why a Tim Tebow Super Bowl Was Never Meant to Be

    Tim Tebow achieved quite a lot in only his second year in the NFL . He helped turn around a struggling Denver Broncos team, but the Super Bowl just wasn't meant to be for the popular but polarizing quarterback...

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  19. 2012 NFL Draft Preview: Who Are the Draft's Safest Picks?

    The NFL Draft will never be an exact science. Getting the first pick could end with a team grabbing a player like Peyton Manning and revitalizing a franchise, or picking someone like JaMarcus Russell who just wasn't cut out for the NFL...

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  20. Super Bowl 2012: Ranking Each Potential Matchup

    As long as you aren't heavily invested in a particular team left in the NFL playoffs, each squad has certain qualities that will make Super Bowl XLVI entertaining. That doesn't mean that some games wouldn't be more fun to watch than others, though...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 8,221 reads 27 comments

  21. Giants vs. 49ers: Why New York Is Favorite in Rematch

    How can the New York Giants be the favorite in the NFC Championship Game against a team they lost to in the regular season? The Giants were bested in Week 10, losing to the San ...

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  22. Notre Dame Recruiting: Gunner Kiel Won't Be a Savior in His Freshman Season

    As details trickled in over Gunner Kiel's commitment to Notre Dame, articles about the young quarterback's switch from LSU to the Fighting Irish poured in...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 1,789 reads 22 comments

  23. Super Bowl Predictions 2012: 5 Reasons Why the NFC Will Conquer the AFC

    Saying that the Super Bowl will be dominated by the NFC may be considered a facetious remark, but the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers have all the tools to pull out an easy victory against their AFC opponents...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: Meet Gunner Kiel, the Fighting Irish's Flagship Recruit

    The Fighting Irish quarterback situation just got a little brighter with the news that Gunner Kiel, the top quarterback prospect in the nation, has dropped his commitment to LSU and will attend Notre Dame instead...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 3,124 reads 6 comments

  25. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Ranking the Targets by Bust Factor

    There is no way to tell how well an NFL free agent will fit in with the team he decides to sign with, but building the team through free agency can be just as crucial as filling needs through the NFL Draft...

    James Tolj Written by James Tolj about almost 3 years ago 14,881 reads 38 comments