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is one of the NFL’s great humanitarians.  Born in Nigeria, the defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears started the Israel Idonije Foundation three years ago and has been giving back ever since.  The Foundation’s efforts range from aiding inner-city youth to providing basic necessities for survival to Nigerian children. On March 19th, the Israel Ido...

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has had a topsy-turvy ride in the NFL.  A promising career that started with a Pro Bowl in his second season with Green Bay took a major detour, fraught with injuries, a well-publicized mugging, and the death of his friend and Broncos teammate, Darrent Williams.  Soon after signing a 6 year, $55 million dollar contract with the Oakland Raiders in 2008...

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I know what you’re thinking, American Idol and NFL football, what a perfect combination!  We couldn’t agree more.  After all there has always been a strong linkage between America’s most sport and America’s ratings juggernaut.  Just a few examples from this season alone: Tim Tebow’s ex-girlfriend, Janell Wheeler made this season’s T...

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Idol is on the brink of the milestone Top 12 and once again (aka Howie Schwab) joins us to chat about the singers that were in tune and those that need a tune-up.  Who will be sent home Thursday night? Have the boys closed the female superiority gap?  ...

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The world is becoming a more equitable place.  The Bush tax cuts are about to expire, the uninsured are finally going to receive health coverage, and now, the team that loses the coin toss in an NFL playoff overtime game doesn’t have to worry about the other team throwing a couple completions and kicking a 50-yard field goal to win the game without h...

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Suffering from a case of NFL withdrawal? Well, cheer up because The Wise Guy is here to give you a regular dose of, well, let's call it methadone.  The off-season.  When the past is merely prologue to a bright future of new players, new schemes and, if you're Jerry Jones, new botox injections and hair plugs. To "kickoff" the excitement (get it?), ...

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Chad Ochocinco is no longer a reality show rookie.  He ended his Dancing with the Stars run in perfect fashion, dancing the chachacha while showing off an upper body any man would envy.  Now the quintessential soft news maker is about to present that chest to a plethora of lucky ladies on his next reality show, ‘The Ultimate Catch’  which debuts ...

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