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There may be no pairing in the history of sports with more explosive potential than New York and Tim Tebow. Not LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Not T.O. and, well, anybody else. Not even Billy Martin and George Steinbrenner. Take a team...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 18. • Sorry for running late today. I was out day trading my new Facebook shares. • If the Pacers beat the Heat, would Pat Riley blow up the Big Three? • There...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 11. • After the Lakers Game 6 loss, Kobe Bryant calls out Andrew Bynum in an interview with Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. • Florida State athletic director Randy...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Football recruiting is an inexact science. It is nearly impossible to evaluate the motivation, maturity and integrity of 17- and 18-year old kids. However, I personally believe that recruiting rankings are outstanding indicators of how a...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 4. • Peter Berg confirms a Friday Night Lights movie, and he is not a fan of Craig James. • Baseball fans are hoping that Mariano Rivera’s knee injury doesn’t end...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 4. • Peter Berg confirms a Friday Night Lights movie, and he is not a fan of Craig James. • Baseball fans are hoping that Mariano Rivera’s knee injury doesn’t end...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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There’s a good chance that Junior Seau will one day be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, possibly as early as 2014. Sadly, should the former linebacker receive this illustrious honor, he won’t be there to accept it in person. Seau, who...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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The ink technically isn't even dry yet on some of the newest members of the NFL.  While undrafted free agents continue to find roster spots, Athlon is already looking ahead to the 2013 NFL Draft. After polling the Athlon editors, here...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Undrafted free agents are signing all over the NFL, and some stars in the league do slip through the scouting cracks from time to time. Could Chris Polk, Chase Minnifield, Dwight Jones or William Vlachos be that next surprise? Here’s a look at...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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It's never too early to grade the 2012 NFL Draft, which saw Commissioner Roger Goodell hugging and high-fiving future Pro Bowlers and potential busts. Here's a team-by-team look at the winners and losers from this year: Arizona Cardinals Grade...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 27. • SI’s Peter King details how Morris Claiborne surprisingly ended up in Dallas, as well as other first-round thoughts. • CBS’ Pete Prisco is not sure what...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft is in the books. The Indianapolis Colts and the Washington Redskins got their franchise quarterbacks as expected. But how did your favorite team do in this year's first round? Athlon grades every pick in the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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After the dust settled on Day One, or the first round, of the 2012 NFL Draft, eyes in 32 war rooms returned to their draft big boards.  Who is still on the board that we didn't expect to see? (Upshaw) Who was taken way too early at the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The NFL ran its own version of the no-huddle on Thursday night as the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft was completed in three hours, a record in the modern draft day era according to the league. Part of the reason for this is that the first...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The 77th annual NFL Draft is upon us. Tonight will be the culmination of decades of hard work for players, months of laborious scouting for NFL front offices and weeks of preparation for talking TV heads who have to fill three hours of dead...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft will commence on Thursday night, marking the 77th installment of what is officially called the “NFL Player Selection Meeting.” From Thursday through Saturday 253 college players will hear their names called,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL Draft starts Thursday night, and the prime time first round has become a must-see event for football fans everywhere. Hope always springs eternal at the draft, and here’s my projection for the opening round. 1. Indianapolis...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The first-round of the 2012 NFL Draft begins Thursday night and although the Indianapolis Colts have the first pick, there's no mystery where the Colts or Washington, who have the second selection are going. Indianapolis general manager Ryan...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Each and every NFL Draft is a totally unique experience. Draft day trades, team needs, rookie salary caps and positional trends all play major roles in who takes what player with which pick. Positional depth may play the biggest role of them...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft will commence on Thursday night, marking the 77th installment of what is officially called the “NFL Player Selection Meeting.” From Thursday through Saturday 253 college players will hear their names called,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The NFL Draft is a potpourri of optimism, dreams come true, paydays and new beginnings for fans, players, agents, coaches and General Managers. It can also be a horrific nightmare. Like any other act in life, there are some who are better...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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One could argue that drafting well in the middle rounds is how to win a Super Bowl. The Packers, Patriots, Steelers and Ravens have made a living by dominating rounds two through four of the NFL Draft and it has paid off with championships....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The biggest busts in recent NFL Draft history — from Tony Mandarich to JaMarcus Russell, and the infamous Mike Mamula, Ryan Leaf, Akili Smith and Charles Rogers swings-and-misses in between. 1989 – 2. Green Bay Packers Tony Mandarich, LT,...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL Draft takes place April 26-28 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Fans from all 32 teams are eagerly awaiting the annual event to see their squad add some new and exciting talent. Here’s our prediction for the first round...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Q: What player holds the NFL record for the longest fumble return for a touchdown? — D. Francis, Round Rock, Texas A: Actually, two players share the record: The Raiders’ Jack Tatum returned a fumble 104 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 24, 1972...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago

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