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Behind The Numbers: From 1-9, The Best College Football Player To Wear Each Number

My love for the single-digit number in college football is outright preposterous. Outfitted in the single-digit jersey number oozes a great deal of swagger no matter the skill level of the player……

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Our Family, Yesterday’s Laughs And Today’s Pain

“Good morning everyone,” Johnathan Tillman’s somber message to our family began. “I want to let you know I needed yesterday’s laughs. If there are any left for today, please share.”…..

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10 NFL Players Primed To Break Out In 2016

The excitement is in the air as the kickoff of the 2016 NFL season draws near. With training camps set to begin, TSFJ has the 10 NFL players primed to…..

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On Colin Kaepernick’s Protest, Predictable Responses And There Being No Right Way To Revolution

If history has taught us anything, Colin Kaepernick’s protest would be met by people not supportive of the way he chose to do it. Why? Because there’s no right way to spark revolutionary change.

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Just A Kid From Akron: Growing Up With LeBron

Many of you think you know LeBron James, but unless you grew up in Akron and saw it up close and personal, you’ll never understand The King’s impact.

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What Allen Iverson Really Meant To Us

Flaws and all, Allen Iverson was uniquely his own man in front of an America that wasn’t always ready for him. That angst is how we came to love him.

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Doug Pederson Deserves Some Props

While Carson Wentz’s hot start has dominated the early-season headlines, he is not the only Philadelphia Eagles rookie who should be garnering attention. His head coach, Doug Pederson, is also…..

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MLB 2016 Farewells: Tampa Bay Rays

The second season of the post-Joe Maddon era in Tampa Bay went much like the first: a team with some talent, but not enough to overachieve anymore.

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2016 MLB Farewells: Oakland Athletics

It is that part of the year where pennant race positioning becomes the priority for some, while an early look to the next spring is the forced reality for others……

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2016 MLB Farewells – Atlanta Braves

It is that part of the year where pennant race positioning becomes the priority for some, while an early look to the next spring is the forced reality for others……

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An Ode To The 1996 New York Yankees

This past Saturday, the New York Yankees honored the team that started it all: the 1996 World Series championship squad. If you don’t remember the Yankees pre-1996, dealing with the…..

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Prince Fielder And The Career That Wasn’t

Prince Fielder will retire from baseball. OK, he’s not officially retiring, but for all intents and purposes, his career is over. At the age of 32, Fielder isn’t exactly old, and…..

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The True Loss Of The P.K. Subban Trade

The Canadiens shipped the face of the franchise – and the city of Montreal, in many respects – to Nashville. How the Subban trade is even more lopsided than what the statistics and dollars will tell you.

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Summer Watching Guide: Euros 2016

For sports, summer is hit or miss. It really depends on the year. Some years, it’s just baseball. That is a sport, not sports. Singular sport. Don’t get me wrong, baseball is great and…..

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Muhammad Ali: A Hero From The Past

It has been a few weeks, and most of the shock of Muhammad Ali’s death has dissipated. Our mourning is being gradually laced with acceptance. I decided to take time…..

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WrestleMania 32: Previews & Predictions

There truly is nothing like WrestleMania. It is an event that has transcended being just a wrestling (or ‘wrassling’, depending on your angle) show. It is a cultural event along…..

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Six Reasons To Watch WWE SummerSlam

SummerSlam has become the second biggest night of the WWE year next to WrestleMania, and this year there is an all-out push to make sure that Sunday’s event registers on…..

NBA

Chris Bosh Deserved More Than Our Jokes And Underappreciation

From all indications, we may be on the brink of the end of an era. The era is that of Chris Bosh as a player in the National Basketball Association,.....

Derrick Rose’s Defense Of His Gang-Rape Suit Is Rape Culture Personified

How Derrick Rose and his legal team are only damning themselves with their actions.

What Allen Iverson Really Meant To Us

Flaws and all, Allen Iverson was uniquely his own man in front of an America that wasn't always ready for him. That angst is how we came to love him.

Baseball

2016 MLB Farewells: Oakland Athletics

It is that part of the year where pennant race positioning becomes the priority for some, while an early look to the next spring is the forced reality for others......

2016 MLB Farewells – Atlanta Braves

It is that part of the year where pennant race positioning becomes the priority for some, while an early look to the next spring is the forced reality for others......

An Ode To The 1996 New York Yankees

This past Saturday, the New York Yankees honored the team that started it all: the 1996 World Series championship squad. If you don’t remember the Yankees pre-1996, dealing with the.....

Boxing & MMA

Canelo Alvarez And The Process Of A Boxing Revolution

Last weekend, over 50,000 fans descended upon AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for a sporting event featuring a variety of world-class athletes showcasing their skills. When people think of an.....

Boxing’s Not Dead, But It Needs A Hero Or A Villain Immediately

The statement “boxing is dead” is false. Like with many facets of life, we don’t like change unless the changing entity turns out exactly how we envisioned it. The previous.....

The Stock Market of Boxing – Assessing the Value of Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter

Prior to his victory over Shawn Porter in Brooklyn, Keith Thurman compared boxing to the stock market. Yet, the stock of 'One Time' wasn't the only one that was raised Saturday night.

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Football

The Stanford Cardinal Continue To Be Advocates Of The End Zone Fade

There was 2:05 left in the game. Stanford trailed UCLA 13-9 after Bruins kicker JJ Molson nailed a 35-yard field goal with 6:32 left on the clock. UCLA fans thought.....

New Year, Old Curse: The Cleveland Browns Are The Same Old Cleveland Browns

What did the Cleveland Browns do to be cursed by the football gods? As we know, curses have been around since the origin of sports. Some fans accept them, and.....

Doug Pederson Deserves Some Props

While Carson Wentz’s hot start has dominated the early-season headlines, he is not the only Philadelphia Eagles rookie who should be garnering attention. His head coach, Doug Pederson, is also.....