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Free NFL Week 17 Expert Picks and Predictions Contest: Three Playoffs Invites Still Available

The final edition of the 2010 “Beat the House” Contest, featuring our in-house expert picks and predictions, is open and available for you to submit one last entry. By simply clicking “agree” or “disagree” for each pick you have a chance to win some prizes should the House picks turn out to be garbage. You […]

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Ring Girls of MMA Midwest Going National In 2011 (PICS)

This fresh group of highly professional and extremely sexy girls have entered the world of mixed martial arts with a bang. After emerging onto the scene in 2010 these beauties have hit the ground running with appearances on several MMA dedicated internet radio programs, amateur and professional cage fighting related events, and even stage appearances […]

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Fantasy Update: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew out vs. Houston Texans

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew missed his third consecutive practice Friday and has been ruled out for Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Houston Texans because of a lingering knee injury, the team announced. Jones-Drew admitted to The Florida Times-Union on Thursday that his sore knee, which likely will need offseason surgery, has been bothering […]

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NCAA Statement on Ohio State University and Auburn University Decisions

Several media and others recently concluded that very different situations involving student-athlete eligibility should be considered independent of their unique circumstances or interpreted with a “one size fits all” approach. In particular, they are comparing recent decisions involving The Ohio State University and Auburn University (and others). Some have even suggested the NCAA plays favorites […]

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Gillette Adds Baltimore Raven’s Ray Rice to 2011 Class of Gillette Young Guns

Gillette today announced the launch of its expanded Gillette Young Guns program by unveiling the 2011 roster of six rising stars in their respective sports: Matt Ryan and Ray Rice from football, Evan Longoria and Carlos Gonzalez from baseball and Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch from auto racing. Gillette Young Guns is a sports marketing […]

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NFL Week 16 Players of the Week: Aaron Rodgers Shakes Off the Cobwebs and Shines

The NFL has named it’s AFC and NFC offensive and defensive players of the week for week 15 of the 2010 football season. Aaron Rodgers, quarterback of the Green Bay Packers and Antoine Winfield, cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings have earned the NFC honors. In the AFC, it was Kansas City Chiefs’ wide receiver Dwayne […]

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The Jenn Sterger Scandal: The Official NFL Statement

The NFL issued the following statement yesterday regarding the Brett Favre-Jen Sterger matter: The NFL office conducted an investigation to determine whether Brett Favre’s interaction with New York Jets game-day employee Jenn Sterger in 2008 violated the NFL Personal Conduct Policy.

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UFC President Dana White Names Chuck Liddell Executive Vice President of Business Development for UFC

UFC President Dana White started today’s live press conference for the lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 125 with a surprise announcement regarding one of the sport’s most respected icons. In front of assembled media and fans at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, White broke the news that […]

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Michigan State University Alumni Are Bursting With Pride

Two Michigan State University graduates and local entrepreneurs are showing their Spartan pride in big way—try 15′ by 35′ feet. Rick Berman, (MSU, ’74) president of Park Furniture and John Barlow (MSU, ’71) of Barlow Communications, underwrote the cost of the green billboard, which occupies the east side of I-94 and Cadieux in Detroit. The […]

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Brett Favre Is Fined $50,000 by NFL For “Lack of Cooperation” But Not Violating League Policy

The NFL issued the following statement today regarding the Brett Favre – Jenn Sterger matter: The NFL office conducted an investigation to determine whether Brett Favre’s interaction with New York Jets game-day employee Jenn Sterger in 2008 violated the NFL Personal Conduct Policy. In reviewing the matter, the sole focus was on whether there was […]

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NFL Week 17 NFL Preview: Go Big or Go Home

The Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles will finish Week 16 tonight at Lincoln Financial Field (NBC, 8:00 PM ET) in the first NFL game played on a Tuesday since 1946. And then comes the final push as the regular season ends on Sunday, January 2. All 16 games in Week 17 are division contests. With […]

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Vince Wilfork Heads to Honolulu With Cast of New England Patriot Fan Favorites

The AFC East champion New England Patriots will lead the American Football Conference All-Star squad with a conference-best six All-Stars, at the 2011 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Trailing the Patriots with the most conference All Stars are the Baltimore Ravens with five and the Indianapolis Colts with four. The 2011 Pro Bowl will […]

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Quarterback Matt Ryan Joins Seven Atlanta Falcons at The 2011 Pro Bowl

The Atlanta Falcons, who have the NFC’s best record at 12-3, placed an NFL-best seven players on the National Football Conference All-Star team that will face the American Football Conference All-Stars in the 2011 Pro Bowl – the kickoff to Super Bowl week – the NFL announced today. The 2011 Pro Bowl will be played […]

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Ovie Mughelli of the Atlanta Falcons Makes Pro Bowl History

Ovie Mughelli, Fullback for the Atlanta Falcons, has been selected for the 2011 Pro Bowl in the NFC Division. This is Mughelli’s first Pro Bowl nomination in his eight-year career in the National Football League. Mughelli also has made history for the Atlanta Falcons, as the first ever Fullback to be selected into the Pro […]

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NFL Week 17 Flex Schedule Features Start Time Changes for Six Games

NFL Week 17 Flex Scheduling: Rams-Seahawks To Be NBC Sunday Night Game On Jan. 2; Jaguars-Texans & Titans-Colts Move To 4:15 PM ET On CBS; Bears-Packers; Cowboys-Eagles & Giants-Redskins To 4:15 PM ET On FOX The Week 17 St. Louis at Seattle game on Sunday, January 2 will be played at 8:20 PM ET on […]

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Seven Statisitical Highlights from NFL Week 16

•With the results of Sunday’s games, the NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS clinched the AFC East and homefield advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, the PHILADELPHIA EAGLES claimed the NFC East, the KANSAS CITY CHIEFS won the AFC West, and the BALTIMORE RAVENS and NEW YORK JETS secured a playoff spot. •New England quarterback TOM BRADY passed for […]

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