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In the summer of 2017, Ice Cube will be launching a new professional basketball league, The BIG3. The BIG3 league has been labeled "The American Professional 3 on 3 Basketball League" and it sounds incredible. The players that have been listed to play in the league will make you cry tears of immense joy. This league is basically the NBA...
Gazing across his defensive line, Manti Te’o makes eye contact with the opposing quarterback, Landry Jones, sending chills down his spine. Snapping the ball, the center catches a glimpse of the 6’2”, 255 pound-middle-linebacker from the University of Notre Dame clad in his classic, golden helmet and white jersey stitched with a large, navy number five outlined in white....
Zeke, Bell, Gordon: Three of the NFL's best backs that for now are recognized more for the holdout they committed to rather than their on the field skills. Holding out in sports is a relatively new strategy, albeit a few exceptions, but for players looking for a new contract and encountering resistance from their organization's front office, this strategy...
My NFL mock draft... PICK # TEAM  PLAYER                            POSITION                 SCHOOL   1 Panthers Cam Newton                         QB                        Auburn Heisman winning quarterback who has the potential to be great in the NFL and the Panthers need a big time player who can change things quickly. 2  Broncos Marcell Dareus                     DT                         Alabama With the worst defense in the league last year the Broncos need major help, especially in run defense, and Dareus...
  Bigger. Faster. Stronger. These are but a meager few of the numerous physical attributes which the modern-day athlete strives to attain. The difference between a loss and a victory is painstakingly small – an inch here, a step there, a lucky bounce that sends the ball tumbling through the hoop. To gain an edge against their skilled opposition, players...
Some cherish the Olympics to view great athletic feats.  Others watch the games to learn about obscure sports. But as junior Mac Jordan simply put it: "I am looking forward to American dominance." Whether you are an Olympic super-fan or indifferent, the Pyeong Chang Olympics is for you. In this article, I will highlight some of the stunning athleticism, jarring controversy,...
I'm sure you've thought about it at least once: sitting with a select few of your classmates in front of a backdrop featuring the school logo as you sign a National Letter of Intent while listening to the applause and flashing of cameras. Maybe you've gone as far as picturing yourself on the field, standing in an enormous stadium...
After all the wheeling and dealing that occurred in 2018’s NBA free agency, I think it’s safe to say that many people were convinced that 2018 was the craziest free agency period that anyone had ever seen. What they tended to forget is that players like Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, and more were on the open market...

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