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Why the NFL Has Captivated America

The original game of football looked nothing like what it does today. From its early beginnings in the 1800s until now, the game has changed dramatically and it has become the most popular sport in America.   Early Beginnings Before 1869, there were a few football-like games being played. Most were similar to rugby but […]

 

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FANS IN SPORTS

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around, does it make a sound? Philosophers and the common man have debated this idea for years. If a football or basketball game took place and there were no fans, would it really be a game? There is no debate needed here. Without fans, […]

 

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Where Today’s NBA Came From

Basketball, of course, traces its history back to the game’s founder, James Naismith, but the National Basketball Association came much later. Today’s NBA can trace its roots back to the other three major professional sports in the United States. It was a joint effort by some very wealthy individuals that helped professional basketball become the […]

 

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America’s Pastime – Baseball

There is something inherently American about baseball. From its humble beginnings in New York City to today’s Major League Baseball, the sport has come a long way evolving in the process. Along with hot dogs and apple pie, baseball continues to be enjoyed by Americans from coast to coast. It all started in the 1830s. […]

 

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The History of Boxing

Modern boxing traces its roots back to the beginning of time as men have continually fought in some sort of hand-to-hand combat through the centuries. The ancient Greeks and Romans were likely the first to have some form of boxing as sport. The real predecessor to what we know as boxing today developed in Great […]

 

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2018 NBA PLAYOFF PREVIEW

The NBA season ends on April 11 and the playoff battles continue in each conference. The eight postseason positions in the East, barring miracle, are all but wrapped up. The West still has some suspense as teams head into their final games of the year. Here’s a look at how the playoff picture should pan […]

 

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2018 Major League Baseball Preview

It’s hard to believe, but the 2018 MLB season begins on Thursday, March 29. Unlike year’s past, this year’s Opening Day will see all 30 teams in action and features a couple of rivalries – Houston at Texas and San Francisco at the Los Angeles Dodgers – to start it all off. How will the […]

 

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The Early Favorite to Win Super Bowl LIII

After a tough 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, the New England Patriots’ dynasty might appear as if it is coming apart. Not exactly. Even at 40 years of age, quarterback Tom Brady had one of the better seasons in his career capped off by a record-setting performance, 505 passing yards, […]

 

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Eagles Win Record-Setting Super Bowl LII

Despite a Super Bowl record 505 passing yards by Tom Brady, the New England Patriots could not overcome a late Nick Foles-to-Zach Ertz five-yard touchdown pass as the Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl title, 41-33, on Sunday night.   Brady was not the only record-setter as Foles, who replaced Eagles starter Carson Wentz […]

 

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Patriots Comeback, Eagles Pull Upset to Set Stage for Super Bowl LII

Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles played about as good a first half as an NFL playoff quarterback can play. His Jaguars further increased their halftime lead to 20-10 early in the fourth quarter behind two field goals from Josh Lambo. Then, Sunday’s AFC championship game took a different turn.   It was the kind of turn […]

 

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