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  1. Football and CTE

    Full Article (registration needed): http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2645104 Public Release: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/tjnj-hpo072017.php Release excerpt:
  2. 2017 NBA Offseason

    Stack Jack was savage to Durant yesterday. This likely had him not eat for a third day.
  3. 2017 NFL Season

    Uh oh. http://thebiglead.com/2017/09/21/don-banks-nfl-is-talking-about-forcing-chargers-back-to-san-diego/
  4. 2017-18 NCAA Football Thread

    They cannot dominate as they cannot get the same out of state players they once did. Wisconsin has better access to the talent pool, as does Minnesota to a degree.
  5. We're less than 100 days away from the Week 0 games and might as well start it now with the news that Bob Stoops is retiring from Oklahoma effective immediately with OC Lincoln Riley, age 33, taking over. http://m.newsok.com/source-ou-coach-bob-stoops-retiring/article/5551964?rotator=true
  6. 2017-18 NCAA Football Thread

    For some perspective... When Nebraska won their split national title in 1997, there were just 112 FBS teams, now there are 130. Five of those new schools are located where Nebraska got a lot of their skill players: Florida (FIU, FAU, South Florida) and Texas (Texas State and UTSA). Then there was that whole issue of the entire state running the flexbone during the Devaley/Osbourne/Solich era which has now only has Paul Johnson and his coaching tree actively running. Plus, during the 80's-90's, controversial strength coach Boyd Epley was out there giving players steroids like Bubble Yum.
  7. Aaron Hernandez is dead

    Unsurprising as a HS player died due to subdural hematoma and it was revealed they had CTE as early as 17.
  8. 2017-18 NCAA Football Thread

    Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst. Mike Riley was given an additional year on his contract through 2020 in August.
  9. Football Fields with Baseball Diamonds

    Tokyo Dome Osaka Dome
  10. 2017 NBA Offseason

    He talked more Kyrie at yesterday's SMU Athletic Forum and in a post luncheon sit down with local radio*. *-The host ask very long winded questions. http://embeds.audioboom.com/publishing/playlist/v4?bg_fill_col=%23ecefef&boo_content_type=channel&data_for_content_type=4635225&image_option=small&link_color=%2358d1eb&player_theme=light&src=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.audioboom.com%2Fchannels%2F4635225%2Faudio_clips%3Finclude_child_channels%3D1#Dan and Bob- Charles Barkley
  11. 2017 NFL Season

  12. WWE No Mercy: 24 September 2017

    Get past Dan and Stugotz dressed as the late George Michael at various parts of his career, Flair discusses what happened to him last month. For the full interview, it starts at about the 19:00 mark and goes for about 15 minutes. http://www.espn.com/espnradio/play?id=20776633
  13. NBA 2017-18: A Tale of Two Conferences

    Since training camps start on the 23rd, let's appreciate this six minutes of greatness from Michael Beasley from yesterday. http://www.espn.com/blog/new-york-knicks/post/_/id/66748/66748
  14. North American Pro Soccer 2017

    UniMas only had three Friday night games this season. Saturday is the last UniMas game. September 30 is a Univision game
  15. North American Pro Soccer 2017

    They are. They are just on UniMas now as MLS went away from airing the UniMas/Univision Desportes games on Friday night as they did the previous two seasons. UniMas offers English broadcasters by using the SAP button on your set.
  16. Football and CTE

    I guess these are more "benefits"... https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/study-shows-playing-football-before-age-12-can-lead-to-mood-and-behavior-issues/2017/09/18/1b3ebc1c-9cac-11e7-8ea1-ed975285475e_story.html?utm_term=.f78985d4446a
  17. WWE No Mercy: 24 September 2017

    http://www.chrisjerichocruise.com/ I guess this will occur is there is a Nassau left after this year's hurricane season.
  18. 2017 NBA Offseason

    Before revenue sharing, 14 of the 30 franchises "lost money" and after revenue sharing, nine still "lost money". http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/20747413/a-confidential-report-shows-nearly-half-nba-lost-money-last-season-now-what
  19. Football Fields with Baseball Diamonds

    Winnipeg Stadium with the first edition of the Goldeyes (1954-64) with the diamond separated from the majority of the football field. Winnipeg Stadium with the Goldeyes (1994-98)
  20. What are you watching?

    Going off the sports grid for the week as I'm watching Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" on PBS, then rewatching it after the episode airs.
  21. Boxing Thread

    Teddy Atlas is going nuts! Awesome
  22. 2017-18 NCAA Football Thread

    Seeing Brent Venable's defense after three weeks, wanna rethink your opinion?
  23. North American Pro Soccer 2017

    Attendance "records" don't mean $hit. Win a championship. Oh wait, Atlanta historically has issues with that.
  24. 2017-18 NCAA Football Thread

    Poor Clay Travis.