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Is football mania worth the risks?
By: Effie Moore Salem
In the United States football is the sport no one wants to downsize; it's a way of life and what would happen if suddenly, like the earlier shocking news that smoking caused lung cancer, medical scientists ruled out football? That has not happened but there...
NFL previews: Super Bowl XLVIII
By: John Atchison
The Super Bowl is the culmination of the National Football League (NFL) season. Thirty two teams begin their quest in July, hoping that when February arrives, they are one of the two teams standing in the big game. This year, there will be a rare...
Pro football 2014 Hall of Fame finalists revealed
By: John Atchison
The National Football League (NFL) playoffs are in full swing, with twelve teams fighting for a spot in the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl will mark the end of another NFL season for players and fans. This time of year also marks another cherished event...
A look at the controversy surrounding NFL's Richie Incognito
By: John Atchison
Consider for a moment the term “incognito.” The word itself is associated with several terms. A person who is incognito is undercover. They are secretive and have something that they do not want exposed. The movie image of a secret agent or the...
the better Career Running Back Emmitt Smith or Barry Sanders
By: Kristopher Jenson
Not only is Barry Sanders the winner of this debate, but he is also the best running back of all-time for a number of purely statistical reasons. You can talk about intangibles like heart, character, or overall ability, but unfortunately for the argument, you cannot...
Why college football players are treated like celebrities
By: Kate Lund
College football players are often elevated to celebrity status because they serve as representatives of both their team and their university. Colleges spend a significant amound of money during the recruiting process, ensuring themselves a star team for the upcoming season. While college athletes do...
Are the new England Patriots Cheaters
By: K.C. Neal
Of course they cheated! Come on! Let's just play ball for the love of the game!Video-taping the signs of the other team? Really? At pro level? Isn't that a bit juvenile and underhanded?Pro-level spying...Since we are dealing with grown men, couldn't they...
By: Marva Allen-Fowler
Fall From GraceWe all go through periods when life deals us what seems like never-ending, back-to-back blows to the spirit that can make or break us. It is during these times that we must decide if we are going to stand up to the heartbreak...
Will Michael Crabtree be a future NFL star?
By: B. B. James
After a stellar career at Texas Tech University, star wide receiver Michael Crabtree declared himself ready for the NFL. At 6'3", 220 lbs., Crabtree is a big receiver who can physically dominate small, quick defensive backs. But he also possesses great speed and moves, thus...
Is the NFL Full of Thugs
By: Kara Graves
I think anyone would be hard-pressed to pinpoint when the NFL began its slide down this slippery slope. It certainly didn't start with Michael Vick, though he's where the spotlight is currently trained. It didn't even start with Randy Moss, who, long before Vick's foray...

 

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