1. NFC Championship Game: Keys to Victory and Predictions

    At the beginning of the playoffs, experts predicted anyone coming out of the NFC to play in the Super Bowl. The six teams were all equally matched, with high-power offenses and less-than-stellar defenses...

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  2. Dan LeFevour: How Does He Compare to the Other Great Quarterbacks?

    Central Michigan University has one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time in college football. Hardly anyone else outside the midwest has even heard of him. Dan LeFevour has some outstanding numbers...

    Samantha Cooke Written by Samantha Cooke about almost 5 years ago 1,176 reads 2 comments

  3. Stop Calling It the Big LEast

    For years, the Big East has been the butt of all jokes. People have stated that the Big East does not even deserve a Bowl Championship Series bid. They should not even be considered a BCS Conference...

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  4. Finally, a Coach with Guts: Idaho Beats Bowling Green in the Humanitarian Bowl

    With four seconds to play in the Humanitarian Bowl, Idaho head coach Robb Akey made a gutsy decision. The Idaho Vandals had just scored a touchdown on a 16-yard sliding catch by Max Komar...

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  5. On the 12th Day, ESPN Gave to Me...12 Big Ten Teams

    The age-old question: who will join the Big Ten? There have been several reports that the Big Ten will add a 12th team in the near future...

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  6. On the 11th Day, ESPN Gave to Me...11 NFL Playoff-Bound Teams

    It is officially December and playoff time in the National Football League. This year, the race is just heating up. The AFC has eight teams fighting for the two wild card spots. The NFC has just three...

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  7. On the 10th Day, ESPN Gave Me...10 Teams Bound for the Same Bowl

    Bowl season is underway. Last night, BYU throttled Oregon State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Wyoming, Rutgers, and Middle Tennessee State are also bowl winners this year. Ten teams return to the same bowls as they played in last year...

    Samantha Cooke Written by Samantha Cooke about almost 5 years ago 167 reads 1 comments

  8. On the Ninth Day of Christmas, ESPN Gave Me...A Top-Nine Matchup

    This is a bit of a stretch for the ninth day of Christmas, but it is a good matchup. Number Nine Michigan State will head to Austin to take on No. 2 Texas. They face off tonight with tip off at seven EST...

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  9. Josh Cribbs Gave to Me, On the Eighth Day...Eight Return Touchdowns

    Most of the talk this week in Cleveland revolved around Mike Holmgren possibly taking over as head coach. Joshua Cribbs decided to help put the focus back on the team and the players...

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  10. On the Seventh Day, ESPN Gave to Me...700 Wins for Gregg Popovich

    Tim Duncan showed up in memorable fashion for San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. With 4.6 seconds to go, Duncan dunked over Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert to give the Spurs a one-point lead...

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  11. On the Sixth Day ESPN Gave Me...Six Seconds From The Rose Bowl

    Mike Stoops figured he was six seconds away from a Rose Bowl berth this year when the University of Arizona lost to Oregon. The way Jeremiah Masoli ran the ball, bought time, and threw the touchdown in the waning moments of regulation amazed Stoops...

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  12. On the Fifth Day, ESPN Gave to Me...Five BCS Games

    Every year since 1998, there has been controversy and debate over who should be in the Bowl Championship Series Bowl Games. This year was no different...

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  13. On the Fourth Day, ESPN Gave Me...Four NASCAR Cup Championships in a Row

    Hoisting the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Trophy has become somewhat routine for Jimmie Johnson. He won the Cup again for the fourth straight season. The NASCAR season began in early February with the Daytona 500...

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  14. Heisman Trophy: On the Third Day, ESPN Gave to Me...Three Sophomores in a Row

    In 2007, Tim Tebow won the Heisman Trophy as a sophomore. Last year, Sam Bradford won it as a sophomore. This year, we welcome sophomore Mark Ingram to the Heisman family...

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  15. On the Second Day of Christmas, ESPN Gave to Me...Two Unbeaten Teams

    On the second day of Christmas, ESPN gave to me two unbeaten teams. Only two seasons after the New England Patriots finished the regular season unbeaten, there are two teams that could potentially do the same...

    Samantha Cooke Written by Samantha Cooke about almost 5 years ago 214 reads 2 comments

  16. On The First Day of Christmas, ESPN Gave to Me...An Unbelievable Streak

    In honor of the 12 Days of Christmas, I will be highlighting a new story each day until Christmas. I will start with day one and finish with day 12 on Christmas Day. On the first day of Christmas, ESPN gave to me...

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  17. Heisman Trophy: Who Will Win This Year and Why

    Each year, a special athlete is recognized for his talents on the gridiron. The Heisman Trophy is awarded to the best football player of the year. This year has been an odd one for the Heisman, as there is no true frontrunner as in years past...

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  18. Let The Detroit Lions Keep Their Thanksgiving Game

    Yes, this is another article begging NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to let the Detroit Lions keep their Thanksgiving game. I have heard several NFL Commentators talk about getting rid of Detroit on Thanksgiving...

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  19. Top Games to Look Forward to on Thanksgiving Weekend

    Your family is over for the long weekend. Let's face it - you will need to escape for a bit. This weekend will be a sports lover's dream. There are so many rivalry and exciting games going on this weekend in all sports...

    Samantha Cooke Written by Samantha Cooke about 5 years ago 197 reads 1 comments

  20. Rich Rodriguez Has Got to Go!

    "When Coach Rich Rodriguez gets his athletes, he will be a great coach." "Lloyd Carr left Rodriguez without any good players; he's building from scratch." "It's going to take two years (now three) to input his system at Michigan...

    Samantha Cooke Written by Samantha Cooke about 5 years ago 609 reads 10 comments

  21. NFL Midseason Report

    With eight weeks gone in the NFL, most teams are approaching the turning points in their seasons. This NFL season has witnessed unbeaten teams, back and forth games, disappointments, and controversies...

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  22. Which Conference Is Most Dominant in College Football? (Answer)

    I wrote an article almost a week ago asking people to weigh in on which conference is the best based on winning percentage against the other BCS Conferences in the past five years. If you did not answer, sorry, but here is the answer...

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  23. Which Conference Is Most Dominant in College Football?

    Here is a little trivia question for all you college football fans. I am going to list the winning percentages of all the BCS Conferences for the past five years. I want you to tell me which winning percentage belongs to which conference...

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  24. Michigan Gives Michigan State the Respect (or Lack Thereof) They Deserve

    Michigan State and their fans do not understand why the Michigan Wolverines do not give them respect. Every year, according to State, Michigan looks past the game and does not take it seriously...

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  25. The 10 Things We Know After Week 2 in the NFL

    It has been an exciting first two weeks of football season in the NFL. Many teams have had dominating games, while others have kept fans on the edge of their seats...

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