1. Roger Goodell Had Better Come Up with Some Answers Fast

    While the turmoil of the New Orleans Saints' bounty issue continues to loom over the NFL , decision makers for the league need to start leading. All things being equal, the NFL is arguably the greatest organization in all of sports, around the world...

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  2. How the SEC Would Look If Universities Determined Pay-for-Play Amount

    As reported by ESPN , this week South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier further advocated his belief that all SEC football players should receive a yearly stipend or salary ...

    Tyler Smith Written by Tyler Smith about over 2 years ago 93 reads 6 comments

  3. A Recount of One Hell of a Talladega Weekend

    There is a microcosm of Alabama that separates itself as an independent nation twice per year—Welcome to Talladega Superspeedway. NASCAR was bred by bootleggers during the Prohibition Era...

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  4. SEC Continues Dominance of NFL Draft

    The SEC's continued dominance in college football was further solidified as 10 players who are from schools that will be in the new 14-team SEC were picked in the first round of the NFL draft...

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  5. Arkansas Razorbacks Would Do Right by Hiring Gus Malzahn

    The Bobby Petrino incident has left the Arkansas faithful wondering if their beloved Razorbacks are headed back down the hatch, following two very successful seasons...

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  6. Fort SEC: How the SEC Has Come to Dominate the NCAA

    The displacement of athletic talent in the United States has given breed to a perilous monster notoriously known as the SEC...

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  7. UNC Basketball: What's Next for Tar Heels After Elite 8 Elimination?

    We just saw UNC suffer a disappointing and unexpected elimination during the Elite Eight round of the 2012 NCAA tournament. Roy Williams and crew must now prepare for discussions involving possible early draft entries for the talented squad...

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  8. Tennessee Fans: Don't Hate Manning for Making Right Choice

    Calm down, Titans fans. Peyton Manning made the right choice . The free-agency limbo that has been the past month for the NFL has finally screeched to a halt. Peyton Manning is arguably the best NFL and collegiate quarterback ever...

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  9. Starting 5 for North Carolina Tar Heels Without Kendall Marshall

    Season-ending injuries seem to be easier to take the earlier they occur. When Leslie McDonald went down during the summer of 2011, Roy Williams knew his team had taken a blow...

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  10. 2012 NBA All-Star Game Showed Downward Spiral for League

    We are fortunate to live in a country that provides entertainment in every aspect of the word. Whether your preferred form of being entertained is through cinema, literature or sports, filling a craving for that sweet tooth is easily attainable...

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  11. UNC Basketball: No Dexter Strickland, No Problem for Tar Heels in Rout

    In UNC’s first game back without starting shooting guard Dexter Strickland, the Tar Heels could not have looked more polished...

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  12. Harrison Barnes Looks Scary in UNC Victory

    Coming into Wednesday night’s contest between Texas and the hometown Tar Heels, UNC fans were anticipating a competitive contest in hopes of seeing its team climb to 11-2 on the 2011 campaign...

    Tyler Smith Written by Tyler Smith about 3 years ago 838 reads 4 comments

  13. Did Paterno Have Multiple Reasons to Stay Around so Long?

    By now we are all well aware of the scandal that has recently unfolded at Penn State University. I believe we are just hearing the beginning of it. New information seems to unveil itself daily...

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  14. UNC Tar Heels Poised for Marquee Basketball Class in 2012

    UNC has added another arsenal to their recruiting class for 2012 in 6’9" F Brice Johnson out of Cordova, SC. Johnson had UNC listed among his finalists along with N.C State and Florida...

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  15. Why NBA Lockout Gets Less Attention Than NFL Lockout: Ownership

    If you tuned into Sportscenter at any time during the spring-summer of 2011, you would have been hard pressed to find an episode that the NFL lockout had not cast a shadow over...

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  16. Swift Takeover Occuring in Chapel Hill: Why UNC Mens College Hoops Is Electric

    North Carolina has once again positioned themselves atop the NCAA Men's rankings going into the 2011-12 season. Roy Williams has also managed to keep last year’s talented bunch as well, all of them...

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  17. ACC Would Monopolize College Basketball If Super Conferences Formed

    In all of sports, NCAA athletics have remained stable in their efforts to avoid the dark cloud of greed that hovers over the lethal combination of sports and business...

    Tyler Smith Written by Tyler Smith about over 3 years ago 498 reads 4 comments

  18. Miami Hurricanes Football Scandal: SMU Version 2.0

    It doesn't take astounding intelligence to understand that America is a country obsessed with extracurricular activity. In every realm of sports, a win or loss can no longer suffice...

    Tyler Smith Written by Tyler Smith about over 3 years ago 743 reads 2 comments

  19. Jake Locker Should Start for Titans in 2011

    Rarely do we see a great college athlete return to their given collegiate sport following a successful season. Even rarer is when they return for another college season and almost become a complete non-factor in the following draft...

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  20. All Decade Tournament: First Team All America's of Past Decade Face off

    All-Star breaks, regardless of the sport, always seem to be very hyped up. As much attention as they create, there is never anything too interesting about them...

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  21. UNC's Biggest Advantage in 2011-12: The 2/5 Law

    Roy Williams' arrival in Chapel Hill was awaited with great expectations. Of these expectations, Williams' ability to nationally recruit top-tier basketball talent was arguably the most anticipated...

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