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REPORT: Vikings In Talks to Acquire Odell Beckham Jr. From Browns

One of the most high-flying yet polarizing players in the National Football League, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., could be changing teams for the second straight offseason. After spending five seasons with the New York Giants, breaking records left and right, the football world was stunned when New York traded the three-time Pro Bowler to the Cleveland Browns. On March […]

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Ranking the NFC South Quarterbacks In 2020

The NFC South has featured formidable quarterbacks for years. At the start of the 2019 NFL season, three of the division’s four starting quarterbacks had a Super Bowl appearance under their belt. The same can still be said now: though Cam Newton is done in Carolina, Tom Brady has entered the division to make the NFC South easily the most […]

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Where Will Cam Newton and Jameis Winston Play in 2020?

The NFL offseason quarterback carousel is well underway. Tom Brady, the longest-tenured quarterback in the league with a single team, left the New England Patriots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Philip Rivers, who had spent his entire career with the Chargers franchise, moved on to the Indianapolis Colts. Teddy Bridgewater leveraged a strong showing for the New Orleans Saints in […]

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Anthony Davis is Already a Hall of Famer at 27

If Anthony Davis retired now from the NBA, for some unexpected reason, he would be worthy of induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame based on his career thus far. Davis doesn’t need to score another point, block another shot, be selected to another All-Star game, or even win a championship in order to become a future Hall-of-Famer: because he […]

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Five Veteran Quarterbacks for the Chicago Bears to Target

In 2018, the Chicago Bears rode a dominant defense and just enough offense from quarterback Mitch Trubisky to a division title and playoff berth. In 2019, Chicago showed the formula has to be executed perfectly to work. With Trubisky’s offense declining, the defense was stretched thinner, and the Bears went 8-8 as a result. Trubisky is still under contract for […]

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XFL Week 4 Picks

The 2020 XFL season is in full swing as the calendar switches over from February to March. Leap days in February only happen once every four years, but professional football on a leap day? Now that’s a real treat. This week, the Houston Roughnecks try to get to 4-0, but face a hot Dallas Renegades team that is 2-0 since […]

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XFL Power Rankings Post-Week 3

We’re three weeks into the 2020 XFL season, and while good and bad teams have already begun to emerge, the league remains wide-open, and the outcomes continue to be decided on the field rather than on paper. The 2-0 D.C. Defenders slotted in as 7.5-point favorites against Josh Johnson and the Los Angeles Wildcats. Los Angeles stunned Cardale Jones and […]

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Steph Curry to Return for Warriors Sunday Vs. Wizards

The Golden State Warriors season began with huge holes left my the injury/departure of Kevin Durant and the Klay Thomspon’s torn ACL. The Warriors fortunes went from bad to worse when All-Star point guard Steph Curry broke his hand in just the fourth game of the season. Since then, Golden State’s starting lineup has been ravaged by further injuries, to […]

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XFL Week 3 Picks

With a pair of games in the books for all 8 XFL teams, each team’s identity is begginning to take shape. P.J. Walker and the Houston Roughnecks lead an explosive offense. The D.C. Defenders are a great all-around team, led by Cardale Jones. Both teams opened their seasons 2-0. The Tampa Bay Vipers and Los Angeles Wildcats, on the other […]

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Predicting the Final NBA Standings, Playoff Teams, and Finals Matchup Post-All-Star Break

After a thrilling All-Star weekend, the 2019-20 NBA regular season enters its final two month stretch, roughly the final third of the season. With 66% of most team’s 82-game schedule complete, it’s a great time to pause and reflect how the final standings might shake out. For comparison, check out my preseason predictions for all 30 teams records as well […]

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Tim Tebow Uninterested in XFL Career

With the XFL looking for high-profile players to fill their rosters, especially at the quarterback position, it should come as no surprise to hear the reincarnated league reached out to Tim Tebow to gauge his interest in playing. Tebow, once an NFL quarterback leading the Denver Broncos to the playoffs in his first season as a starter, would be the […]

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Devin Booker to Replace Damian Lillard in All-Star Game

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will be a last-minute addition to the 2020 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago, replacing injured Portland Trailblazers guard Damian Lillard. Booker will play on Team LeBron on Sunday night. The guard will also replace Lillard in the three-point contest (Booker is a 35.8% three-point shooter.) Phoenix guard Devin Booker will replace Portland star Damian Lillard […]