Tag Archive: ESPN

Sep 25

The Sports Bank.net: Chelsea FC Looking to Send Cesc Fabregas to West Ham?

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Back in May, we received word that Chelsea were looking to offload Cesc Fabregas.*This notification came via email from a people claiming to be a member of the Chelsea board, but lacking any sort of verifiable status that he in fact held the position he claimed. That highly questionable source told The Sports Bank of …

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Sep 25

BTB: Seven Things We’re Thinking About The Cowboys Play In The Trenches

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After spending a good deal of time the last two weeks watching the Dallas Cowboys line play. on both sides of the ball, here are a number of observations that, on their own, are not worthy of a column. After a while, they sort of pile up, though, so here they are, shared with the …

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Sep 14

First Week Injuries Show the NFL Doesn’t Really Care about Player Safety

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For the past few seasons, the NFL says it has been trying to make the game safer. While the league has done a few things to increase the safety of its players and spent a lot of money on public relations, it might all been all for naught because the first week of the 2016 …

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Sep 12

Week 2 – SJ Top 10 – How Do You Have Them Ranked?

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1. Alabama – No dispute here. They played amazing, even if they did play an over-ranked USC squad. Seems like everyone but the pollsters knew USC was a year away from being a highly ranked team. ‘Bama proced it. 2. Florida State – Not sure why people see Clemson at number two, but after watching …

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Sep 11

What Happened to Northwestern

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This program won 10 games a year ago, including a big win over Stanford. It has started 2016 at 0-2, with losses to Western Michigan and FCS Illinois State. Northwestern loses to Illinois State 9-7 to fall to 0-2 on the season. A year after winning 10 games, the Wildcats suddenly find themselves in a …

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Sep 11

The Holy War | Utah 20, BYU 19

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SALT LAKE CITY — Sunia Tauteoli had two interceptions as the Utah defense saved the day in a disjointed 20-19 win over rival BYU on Saturday. The Utah defense was routinely put in bad positions as the offense committed six turnovers. Troy Williams threw had 194 yards passing with one touchdown and three interceptions. Starting …

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Sep 09

SEC Spotlight

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As I watched the opening weekend of college football unfold, one thing really stuck out: the SEC is top heavy.  Alabama is once again the team to beat and the others fall in line somewhere beneath them.  The shocking revelation was just how far down some of the other teams are in comparison to ‘Bama. …

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Sep 08

Cowboys vs. Giants: Previewing New York’s Defensive and Special Teams Personnel

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A look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Cowboys Week 1 opponent on defense and special teams. The Dallas Cowboys and the the New York Giants will battle it out in Week 1 of the 2016 schedule. Since both teams reside in the NFC East, this is an early clash of rivals looking to …

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Sep 05

CFB rankings: How the polls will change after Week 1

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College Football Playoff rankings won’t be upon us until November, so the Associated Press Top 25 is going to be the standard for the meantime. And since Week 1 is technically not over yet (two big games still to go on Sunday night and Monday night), the AP Poll won’t be out until Tuesday morning, …

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Sep 05

NFL Week 1: Who Wins? Vikings vs Titans

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The Titans’ first opponent of the season will have a new look on opening day. The Minnesota Vikings on Saturday acquired quarterback Sam Bradford from Philadelphia, reportedly for a 2017 first-round pick and a conditional 2018 fourth-round pick. That move comes just days after the Vikings lost starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater for the season due …

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