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The Harbaugh Brothers are hogging — or Har-gging or whatever — all the attention at Super Bowl XLVII. But little Johnny and Jimbo aren’t the only tikes in the backyard turned titans in the world of sports. Here’s a rundown of the top 30 sets of...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NBA
A clear conscience is good for the soul. Or for some, it's good for the public reputation or book sales. Lance Armstrong’s confession to Oprah Winfrey was not a first in the sports world, nor was it a surprise -- he told the host he indeed...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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There are many different ways for a locker room to implode, splinter and almost assuredly fail to accomplish much of anything. Injuries, poor leadership and handsy owners are just a few ways the delicate pursuit of a championship can be derailed...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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This year, countless Internet memes went viral. But the world of sports saw some of the best. Here is a rundown of the top 10 best Internet memes in sports in 2012. 1. McKayla Is Not Impressed Arguably the No. 1 meme of 2012, regardless of...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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Even in a year when records fell, athletes achieved famous firsts and the games changed, 2012 seemed to be a more eventful than usual year in sports. And thanks to an Olympics year, a portion of this occurred on a grand stage. Usain Bolt...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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The year in sports was full of both highlights and lowlights. There were great moments like Usain Bolt’s 100-meter dash at the London Olympics and LeBron James winning his first NBA championship. But there were even more blunders made on and off...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for December 26. • Soccer star Alex Morgan went to Hawaii for the holidays and donned a bikini. Fortunately, and not surprisingly, photgraphers were there to record the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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With the holiday season upon us, we started thinking: If Santa can make a list, why can’t Athlon? So we asked dozens of athletes, agents, coaches, journalists and other experts to identify the nicest athletes in sports today. Here’s our roster...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for December 21. • If you're reading this, the world didn't end. To celebrate, here's a gift from Athlon Sports to you, our readers: NFL cheerleaders in Christmas costumes...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for December 13. • An ex-Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader named Rachel Wray is giving MMA a try. We endorse the effort. At least, we endorse the photo at right. • Today in...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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From 1980 to 1989, the average NBA rookie class produced two Hall of Famers per year. In fact, 14 future Hall of Famers entered the NBA over a four-year period (1984-87) in the mid-80s. To suggest that any player in any sport after just a few...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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As we celebrate 12/12/12 today, the number 12 has been associated with many aspects of our everyday lives — and in sports. We enjoyed “The Dirty Dozen.” We buy eggs by the dozen. We’re familiar with “Cheaper By the Dozen,” and we have a song...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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The players and coaches may hog the spotlight, but success in sports usually starts from the top. Those owners who sign the checks and make the right hires have the ability to not only change the fate of their respective teams, but to...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 30. • Yesterday, we featured a slideshow of Bama cheerleaders. Awaiting the Tide should they win tomorrow: the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. In the interests of...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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As long as sports have been played in organized leagues, there have been team owners who have disgraced their respective games. Scoundrels, cheapskates and spoiled brats have always found a way to rip defeat from the jaws of victory — none worse...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 21: • A basketball player went off for 138 points last night. Of course, it took 108 shots for him to get there. The game film is what Kobe Bryant now refers...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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It could be argued that everyone in sports is overpaid. But compared to the amount of money being made by leagues, owners and even other players, there are some who deserve considerably more money than they are currently making. 1. Manti Te’o...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 9. • Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times believes Lane Kiffin is on the hot seat at USC after its latest incident and loss. • ESPN SEC blogger Edward...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Shaquille O’Neal was a one-of-a-kind talent with a one-of-a-kind name when he burst onto the national scene at LSU in the early 1990s. Now, two decades later, the name is no longer a novelty. In fact, there are dozens of players in college...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Q: With today’s basketball players so tall, why don't they raise the goals? Let's get the game back to where it really is a game, and not just a sideshow. — Leroy Heldman, Knoxville, Tenn. A: The basketball goal at 10 feet is rather...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 2. • Rob Moseley of The Register Guard looks at the pressure for Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota on the eve of the huge Oregon-USC matchup. • Sam Mellinger...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Animal nicknames are nothing new in sports. San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval — a.k.a. the “Kung Fu Panda” — was recently named World Series MVP after an unbelievable October. Fans at AT&T Park wore panda hats to support their...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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Last year, the only thing NBA fans knew was what they didn't know — like, would the season ever start? One convincing Miami Heat title and blockbuster trade later, and fans just know that it will be Miami and L.A. in the Finals. C’mon guys, it’s...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Last year, the only thing NBA fans knew was what they didn't know — like, would the season ever start? One convincing Miami Heat title and blockbuster trade later, and fans just know that it will be Miami and L.A. in the Finals. C’mon guys, it’s...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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The Miami Heat will raise their 2012 NBA championship banner before hosting the Boston Celtics on opening night of the 2012-13 NBA season. And they will do so as the league’s overwhelming favorites to win it all once again this year. While...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago

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