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Every year delivers events that change our lives, alter our thinking and inspire us beyond measure. And every year, people pass away, leaving us sad, sometimes shaken and almost always introspective. This past year was certainly no different. ...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
DeMarco Murray
DeMarco Murray led the NFL with 1,845 yards rushing last year, but will the free agent running back re-sign with the Dallas Cowboys? The team used its franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant, which put Murray on the open market with free agency...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Julius Thomas
Coming off of back-to-back Pro Bowl seasons, Julius Thomas is looking to cash in as the top tight end in this year’s free agent class. Unheralded when Denver drafted him in the fourth round in 2011, the former Portland State football and...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
TomTom Runner Cardio GPS watchRunners rejoice. A built-in sensor measures your heart rate without the need for an awkward chest strap. The large, easy-to-read display makes it a cinch to monitor your distance, speed, calories and more, even during...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey
We’ve all heard about the friend of the friend who deep fries a turkey each Thanksgiving, and everyone raves about it. Well, this is your year to be that guy. Here’s our quick guide, along with some great tips from chef Darrell Breaux...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Why Do Boxers Swish and Spit Out Water Instead of Drinking It?
Why do boxers swish and spit out water instead of drinking it? — Jim Brigman, Jacksonville, Fla.We posed this question to a guy who’s done a lot of swishing and spitting over the years, 49-year-old boxing legend Bernard Hopkins. Here...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Are There Any Outdoor Games Planned for the NHL Season?
Are there any outdoor games planned for the NHL season? — Joe Rush, St. Paul, Minn.The NHL Winter Classic — an outdoor hockey game played at an iconic stadium on New Year’s Day — has become one of the highlights of the...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Which one player in the NBA, NFL or MLB has spent the most years with one team? I’m thinking it’s either Derek Jeter or Tom Brady. — Nelson Jimenez, Stamford, Conn.Jeter’s not a bad guess; he holds the Yankees’ record...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Is it true that the NFL will require the next Super Bowl halftime performer to pay the league for the chance to play? — Tim Johnson, Phoenix, Ariz.Not if Katy Perry  gets her way, which she usually does. The pop princess and social media...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Is Peyton Manning Running Out of Time?
The one thing Peyton Manning wanted most is the one thing he didn’t do. He broke so many records, shattered so many expectations last season. Then the Seattle Seahawks defense shattered his championship dreams.When the 43–8 beat-down in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tips on How to Hit a Softball Out of the Park
Almost every softball team has one guy who seems to swing effortlessly and drive the ball over the fence. Well, it’s time for you to be that guy. To help you become your team’s “Sultan of Swat,” we talked to Team USA...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
If Team USA feels good about its chances at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it's in no small part due to a 6'3", tattooed brick wall named Tim Howard.Since 2010, the New Jersey native has been Team USA’s starting goalkeeper,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Grudge Match photo by Ben Rothstein, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?  It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers. Robert De Niro is...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Grudge Match photo by Ben Rothstein, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?  It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers. Robert De Niro is...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Is Megatron — a.k.a. Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions — the greatest receiver of all time?— Greg Lawrence, Orlando, Fla. ANSWER: I’ll gladly stipulate that Calvin Johnson is today’s greatest receiver. Megatron...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Is Megatron — a.k.a. Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions — the greatest receiver of all time?— Greg Lawrence, Orlando, Fla. ANSWER: I’ll gladly stipulate that Calvin Johnson is today’s greatest receiver. Megatron...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
If you're looking for the perfect and unusual gift for the sports fan in your life, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a look at some of our favorites. CHILDHOOD HEROESRemember collecting baseball cards as a kid? Now, many...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Much like tattoos or passwords, jersey numbers can be a highly personal affair for their owners. The significance behind a jersey number can sometimes offer a little glimpse into an athlete’s psyche, his past, or his hopes for the future....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Much like tattoos or passwords, jersey numbers can be a highly personal affair for their owners. The significance behind a jersey number can sometimes offer a little glimpse into an athlete’s psyche, his past, or his hopes for the future....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The World Series is underway, with Major League Baseball and its fans hoping it will last a little longer than last fall, when the San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers. Seven of the last nine World Series have been over in four or five...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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