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FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of …

Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona Into Quarter-Finals

Lionel Messi’s left foot scored the goal that placed Barcelona into the quarterfinals when the team won against Manchester City in the Champions League. Barcelona has been in a slump lately, and Messi’s winning kick has broken the spell. The …

Darrelle Revis Dropped By Bucs, Signed By Patriots

It was a short-lived relationship for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Darrelle Revis. After just one season together the Bucs broke up with Revis on Wednesday. The relationship started out beautifully, with such trust and promise. In 2013 Revis signed …

Fran Tarkenton: Manziel Has Franchise Qualities, But Has Questionable Character

Former NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton sees himself in Johnny Manziel, and has no doubt that the former Texas A&M quarterback can make plays in the league. Whether Manziel has the qualities to become a leader is a different story. Manziel …

Dallas Cowboys Cut Two Pro Bowl Players

The National Football League’s first day of free agency started with a bang. After another disappointing season in which the Dallas Cowboys once again failed to make the playoffs, team owner Jerry Jones and company decided to release the organization’s …

Fran Tarkenton Sees Doppelganger in Johnny Manziel

Perhaps no college football has been scrutinized more than Johnny Manziel. The former Texas A&M quarterback dazzled in the spotlight during his two years in college, providing college football fans enough excitement to last them through at least one off-season. …

Rashard Mendenhall Retires from NFL at Age 26

As a culture writ-large, Americans are obsessed with sports, with the NFL being perhaps the most obsessed sport of all. Our fixation on football, and especially the athletes which play the game, has increased so much over the years that …

Carles Puyol Announces He Will Leave Barcelona

Many fans of Barcelona and Carles Puyol received some bad news Tuesday. The defender announced he will be leaving the team at the end of the season. Puyol’s reason for leaving is to take some time off from football after …

Richard Sherman Against Banning The N-word

The NFL Competition Committee is all for banning the use of racial slurs during games, and they are giving emphasis on the N-word. The committee was in Florida over the weekend discussing the penalties for players. Richard Sherman, cornerback for …

Tim Tebow’s Phone Call To Ohio State Recruit Violates NCAA Rules

Secondary violations are commonly self-reported by many schools in BCS conferences yearly. However, it is rare that the violation involves a former Heisman Trophy winner. Tim Tebow, former NFL quarterback who played for the New York Jets and the Denver …

Aaron Hernandez: Former NFL Star Involved In Jail Fight

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, 24, may face more charges due to an altercation he had with an inmate on Tuesday at the county jail in Bristol. Hernandez is held on weapons and murder charges for Odin Lloyd’s …

Barry Switzer Calls Johnny Manziel Arrogant

Johnny Manziel, also called “Johnny Football”, has been one of college football’s top figures for a couple of years now. His name causes debate and people either love him or hate him. Legendary coach Barry Switzer is not a big …

Lobbyist Wants Gay Players Banned from NFL

Former Missouri player Michael Sam (above) knew to expect a certain amount of resistance after announcing that he is gay, which will make him the first openly gay player in the NFL after he is drafted, but he probably didn’t …

Duck Commander Named New Independence Bowl Sponsor

There is no stopping the Duck Dynasty folks as they now have their own bowl game.  Duck Commander, which is the brand of duck calls owned by the Robertson family, has recently been named the new title sponsor for the …

Johnny Manziel’s NFL Combine Results: How Did He Compare?

Former Texas A&M star and Heisman winner Johnny Manziel’s official NFL Combine results are in. The redshirt sophomore quarterback, who decided to forego his final two seasons of eligibility to head for the pros, ran a 4.68 in the 40-yard …

Roddy White, WR for the Atlanta Falcons, Arrested

Early Tuesday morning, NFL wide receive Roddy White was arrested by the Gwinnett County Police. Unlike other NFL arrests in 2013 and 2014, this one does not involve drugs or violence. Fortunately for fans of the Atlanta Falcons and for …

Ray Rice: Ravens Running Back Arrested In Atlantic City

Ray Rice, running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, early morning last Saturday. Rice was there with his fiancée, Janay Palmer. Both were charged with simple assault – domestic violence after …

Mike Ditka Wants Matthew Stafford To Wear His Hat Correctly

Mike Ditka, former coach for the Bears and Saints, is an old-fashioned coach who believes that the leader of the football team should respect their game on and off of the field. This is why Ditka has made his frustration …

Sportscaster Delivers Speech on Gay NFL Players

After NFL Draft prospect Michael Sam came out last week, which will make him the first openly gay NFL player when he is drafted, the defensive end from Missouri has faced quite a bit of criticism. The potential backlash Sam …

Ted Agu: University of California Football Athlete Collapses and Dies at 21
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A Cal football player passed away Friday after collapsing during a training drill with his teammates. Ted Agu, 21, of the University of California Golden Bears, was reportedly having trouble completing the usual morning workout routine at Memorial Stadium. Medical …

Delicious Super Bowl Recipes

Isn’t it crazy that it’s already the start of yet another month? It seems as if the days fly by and we lose track of time. Tomorrow marks the first Sunday of the month and the 48th Super Bowl. That’s …