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The Eagles Look To Win The Old-Fashioned Way

The Eagles Look To Win The Old-Fashioned Way

The Philadelphia Eagles are the biggest beneficiary of the landscape-changing injury to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, at least in the eyes of Las Vegas. The Packers have fallen from the ranks of NFC

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Could The Big Ten & SEC Sweep The Playoff Berths?

Could The Big Ten & SEC Sweep The Playoff Berths?

College football had a chaotic weekend, with Clemson, Washington and Washington State all taking their first loss in surprising fashion. It has opened the door for the possibility that the SEC and Big Ten could

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The Disastrous Season Of The 1990 New England Patriots

The Disastrous Season Of The 1990 New England Patriots

Today, the New England Patriots are the gold standard of the NFL, with their five Super Bowl titles in the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era. To say that wasn’t always the case would be an understatement.

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Houston Astros Playoff History: A Legacy Of LCS Thrillers

Houston Astros Playoff History: A Legacy Of LCS Thrillers

The Houston Astros are set to make their first appearance in the American League Championship Series on Friday night against the New York Yankees. If the franchise’s history in the National League is any indication,

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Firing John Farrell Won’t Solve Boston’s Playoff Woes

Firing John Farrell Won’t Solve Boston’s Playoff Woes

The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell today. After a five-year tenure that included the 2013 World Series title and consecutive AL East titles in 2016-17 (an unprecedented achievement for the franchise), the responsibility

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