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NFL Hall of Famer Deacon Jones Dies at 74


Deacon Jones, one of the all-time NFL greats has died of natural causes at the age of 74 in his Southern California home late Monday night. Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen, whose dad George Allen, coached Deacon for 6 of his 14 years, said “Deacon Jones was one of the greatest players in NFL [...]

NBA’s Jason Collins Becomes First Major Sports Athlete to “Come Out”


Washington Wizards center Jason Collins has become the first major sports athlete to admit that he is openly gay. In his words, Collins said “I’m a 34 year-old center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” He later added that “I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team [...]

2013 NFL Draft: Kansas City Chiefs Are On The Clock


As Michael Buffer would say “Let’s Get Ready To Rumble.” This is one of the biggest nights in football for hardcore NFL fans. The 2013 NFL Draft will begin tonight at 8 p.m. on ESPN from New York’s Radio City Music Hall. It should be a long great night as teams will have only 10 [...]

Tiger Woods Tries To Fight Back After 2-Shot Penalty


One hole can usually destroy a player at the Master Championship, but could it happen to Tiger Woods, arguably the best player in the history of golf. We will soon find out as Tiger has already started his 3rd round play. The hole in question is number 15, a tough par 5 around the corner. [...]

’76 Indiana Hoosiers Voted Best Team In College Basketball History


The 1976 undefeated National Champion Indiana Hoosiers were unanimously voted the best team in the history of college basketball. The only argument is whether the ’75 team was better. Many have argued that they were much deeper and would have won the National Championship if it weren’t for Scott May breaking his arm late in [...]

Miami Heat Closing In On NBA History


The world champion Miami Heat have won 27 games in a row and are closing in on the historic 33 game win streak of the 1972 Los Angeles Lakers. Miami has been playing great basketball the last few months and even came back from a 27 point deficit to win against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Both [...]

March Madness Is Here: Get Your Brackets Ready


The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is here again. March madness continues to be one of the most watched and entertaining events in sports. Anything can happen, especially this year with no clear cut favorite and such parity throughout the country. So whether it’s an office pool or just a personal challenge, fill out a bracket [...]

S.I. Names Roger Goodell Most Powerful Person In Sports

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The NFL continues to claim its dominance as Roger Goodell was just named the most powerful person in sports by Sports Illustrated. The National Football League Commissioner has been in charge of the most popular product in sports for seven years, while increasing his power along the way. Numerous players and representatives have complained that [...]

Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco Breaks The Bank


Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco rolled the dice this year by playing out the final year of his contract and has just hit the “Mother Lode.” The Super Bowl MVP has reached an agreement with the Ravens that will make him the highest paid player in NFL history. He took the chance by turning down [...]

NFL Combine Heats Up For Future Stars


The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis has begun and players are jockeying to improve their draft status with a good performance. This weekend is where players can make a lot of money with quick times and impressive feats of strength. They can also lose the house with a couple of missteps. It’s hard to [...]

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