LSU vs. Georgia: Drama on and off the Field

The amount of hype surrounding the LSU vs. UGA game was something like I’ve never seen before. Not only was the game a must win to keep Georgia’s National Championship hopes alive, it was also the homecoming for a certain LSU quarterback who started his career between the hedges in 2009. Zach Mettenberger was in […]

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Richardson sees a brighter future

Now that Trent Richardson has been traded to the Indianapolis Colts his career and marketability have a major growth opportunity. In one of the most unusual NFL trades I have ever seen, Richardson was traded to the Colts Wednesday, September 18, 2013. The Colts gave the Cleveland Browns their 2014 first round draft pick in […]

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The EVOlution of Athletic Gear

If we take a look back in sports history, we see so many different apparatuses that athletes have used, and we’ve also seen how they have improved. The primary reasons for these technological advancements stem from an effort to create a safer experience for the athletes and also to improve their performance. Nike, Adidas, Reebok, […]

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Social Media at the NFL Combine

By Hannah Couch At the NFL Combine, football skills and talent are not the only things that college players are judged on by the professional teams and coaches. Game strategy and knowledge are tested through an actual pencil and paper exam. Media presence and composure are examined through several press conferences and intense interviews. And […]

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Are Sports Getting More Dangerous?

By David Rajecki It is pretty obvious that sports and athletic activity can cause injuries, but what is the accepted amount of danger or number of injuries per season? Who decides when rules should be changed because a sport has become “unsafe?” Moreover, what role does the media play in affecting how and when organizations […]

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Thuzio – The Ultimate Fan Experience

By Yazi Malik Sure, you’ve gone to the games, even shelled out what was budgeted as grocery money just to get a standing room ticket to a playoff. No matter how many times you tweet at your icons or send ridiculous amounts of fan mail though, there has always been a disconnect between the fans […]

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Jet Lag

By Cody Nichelson The New York Jets had very little to be thankful for Thursday night. The Jets fell to 4-7 on the year as they lost to the New England Patriots by a final score of 49-19. The loss all but ended the Jets’ chances of saving their season. A win over the Patriots […]

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The Michael Vick Show

By David Finder Amongst the teams underachieving in the NFC East, the Eagles seem to be doing the best job at it. With a loss to New Orleans last night, the Philadelphia Eagles are tied for second to last in their division (or second, whichever way you prefer to look at it), but now ride […]

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NFL Officials Keeping Players in Check

            By Leslie Crews Tom Brady caused quite a stir when he covered up the Nike swoosh on his official team sweatshirt with a piece of tape at a press conference last month. As the official uniform provider of the league, Nike’s signature swoosh logo appears on all 32 NFL teams’ practice and game day […]

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Undefeated, But STILL Not Respected

By: Kalyn Reece The Atlanta Falcons joined the National Football League (NFL) in 1965.  In the 47 years since joining the NFL, they have won four division championships and have only appeared in one Super Bowl. Looking at these numbers over a long time span, it is not a great record. But in the last […]

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