Tag Archive: College Football

Nov 15

The NFL International Series continues in Week 7


The NFL International Series continues in Week 7, when London’s adopted franchise, the Jacksonville Jaguars, returns to Wembley Stadium for a third straight year to take on the Buffalo Bills.Now in its ninth season, the NFL international Series has proved wildly successful in the UK, with venerable Wembley selling out regularly for up to three …

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Nov 14

Death and Paris


  I spent many years of my life fearing death. It’s a weird way to be. I’d wake up in the morning and be depressed by my mortality. I’d stay up excessively late at night, trying to squeeze every last drop from conscious existence. I hated the inevitability of my demise; the thought that I …

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Nov 10

The Landry Hat: Here’s why the return of Tony Romo does not matter


Here’s the thing about a season in the National Football League. The grind, day-to-day, week-to-week, has a way of exposing you and showing the world exactly what you are. Sure, you have your surprise results each week, but by and large, the teams that are really good find a way to win every week and …

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Oct 27

Jeff Pearlman: Nothing is wrong with Colin Kaepernick


Over the past several weeks, I’ve had about 801 conversations with NFL fans about Colin Kaepernick. The exchanges ultimately come down to this: Person 1: I just don’t get it. Me: Get what? Person 1: What’s wrong with Colin Kaepernick. Me: I don’t think anything’s wrong with Colin Kaepernick. Person 1: Confused look. Me: Equally …

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Oct 14

Aaron Rodgers Looking to Go Big and Break Unitas’ Record Sunday


Gonna be a Sunday for the record books. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is at that place in his career when he’s going to start being mentioned with the all-time greats. Since taking over for Brett Favre as the Packers quarterback in 2008, he’s compiled 180 more touchdowns (239) than interceptions (59). He’s also …

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Oct 12

Trojans fire Sarkisian


“After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes, I have made the decision to terminate Steve Sarkisian, effective immediately,” athletic director Pat Haden said in a statement Monday. “I want to thank Clay Helton for stepping into the interim head coach role, and I want to add …

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Oct 09

Jeff Pearlman: The crazy Tea Party nuts do it again


Crazy people don’t know they’re crazy. See, that’s what makes them crazy. It’s an all-consuming lack of awareness; a belief that everything you do is righteous, and everyone someone else does is off. If you’re never wrong, you’re crazy. If everyone who disagrees with you is the enemy, you’re crazy. If your plant speaks to …

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Sep 21

steeljake75: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Week 2


Week 2 started in Denver and will officially end tomorrow night in Indianapolis and while we have along way to go some teams have shown us what they might be down the line. I will grant you some overreaction is bound to happen, for example Cincinnati being 2-0 certainly does not mean they will be …

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Sep 20

The Sports Bank.net: NIU Huskies take big step forward at Ohio State


The unranked NIU Huskies played at #1 Ohio State today as if a Power Five Conference expansion committee was watching. Maybe the Big 12 might be making a couple phone calls someday down the line. Today’s effort was night and day different from last year’s Power 5 road trip disaster. Instead of getting utterly annihilated …

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Sep 10

10 Friday Questions 9/11


  1. What were doing when you heard about 9/11? 2. Who is the biggest ass in the NFL right now? 3. What is the temp where you are right now? 4. Country in Europe you’d like to visit? 5. Who at SJ deserves their own reality TV Show? 6. Best helmet in the NFL? …

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