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Notre Dame Football: 5 Biggest Wins in Program History

Saturday's upset of No. 1 Clemson was huge, but still not significant enough to make this list
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Notre Dame Football: 5 Biggest Wins in Program History

Notre Dame garnered one of its biggest wins in recent years with its 47-40 double-overtime victory against then-No. 1 Clemson last Saturday. Was it one of the greatest in Irish history? Not quite for a program like Notre Dame. To give you a little perspective, here are the five biggest wins in the program’s history.

 

A Brief History of Clemson vs. Notre Dame Matchups

Saturday marks the first conference meeting between the two schools
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A Brief History of Clemson vs. Notre Dame Matchups

Saturday's top-five showdown between Clemson and Notre Dame marks the fifth meeting of the two programs and the first conference game between the schools since the Irish are playing in the SEC this season. The Tigers hold a 3-1 lead in the series and here is a brief history of it.

 

5 Greatest Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

Packers lead the series 36-32-1
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5 Greatest Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

Thursday's game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers marks the 70th meeting between the two franchises. Over the past seven decades, they have played some very exciting games with the Packers holding the all-time edge, 36-32-1. Here are the five greatest.

 

5 Greatest Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

San Francisco leads the series 71-67-3
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5 Greatest Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

The Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers enter their "Sunday Night Football" game in different places. The Rams (4-1) are trying to keep pace with the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC West, while the 49ers (2-3) simply need to turn their season around fast.

Great NFL Quarterbacks with New Teams: How They Fared Early On

Don't count out Tom Brady and the Buccaneers just yet
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Great NFL Quarterbacks with New Teams: How They Fared Early On

It was clear that Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offense was not in sync through much of the team's 34-23 Week 1 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Brady and the team rebounded with a nice, 31-17 win at home on Sunday, but he's still getting comfortable with his new supporting cast, as evidenced by his 1:1 touchdown-to-interception ratio (three each, also has a lost fumble) through two games.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 13

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 13

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, August 13 is a day in which an elbow injury in practice sidelined a Hall of Fame quarterback for nearly two seasons and the longest win streak in MLB history began.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 3

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: May 3

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, May 3 is a day in which the greatest boxer of all time was born and the NBA awarded the youngest MVP in its history.

 

San Francisco 49ers: 5 Best Quarterbacks Ever

Three Hall of Fame signal-callers are on this list, which is led by "Joe Cool"
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San Francisco 49ers: 5 Best Quarterbacks Ever

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is only the fourth quarterback in franchise history to lead the team to the Super Bowl. Does this make him one of the best 49er QBs ever? Not yet; for San Francisco has fielded some great signal-callers. Here are the five best of all time.

 

5 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

San Francisco leads the series 7-6
5 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

Super Bowl LIV will mark the 14th meeting between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. The two teams have never met in the postseason, but have faced off at points during the regular season since 1971. Here are the five greatest games.

 

5. Kansas City Chiefs 26, San Francisco 49ers 17

Dec. 6, 1971 – San Francisco

 

Eli Manning: Pros and Cons of Hall of Fame Case

He will likely get in on the first ballot, but you never know with Hall of Fame voters
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Eli Manning: Pros and Cons of Hall of Fame Case

It definitely felt like we were watching the retirement of a future Hall of Famer when Eli Manning announced his departure from the game on Jan. 22. The New York Giants appreciate the significance as well and have already announced that they will retire his No. 10 jersey.

 

Five years from now, it is highly likely that Manning will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. However, voters can be fickle and he had his detractors throughout his career. Here are the pros and cons when it comes to Manning's HOF case.

 

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