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The N’Keal Harry Story: Top WR Prospect Fulfilling Destiny

N’Keal Harry, the electrifying wideout from Arizona State, will be waiting for his name to be called during the 2019 NFL Draft with a robust contingent of family and friends. His grandmother, sister, some cousins, aunts, his girlfriend and his mother will be anxiously by his side ready to celebrate.  The makeup of Harry’s crew is typical for an NFL...

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Casting the NFL as Game of Thrones Characters

Sometimes a television show is so captivating and deep that the characters and their complex storylines seep into your soul. Since Scandal and Ugly Betty have long expired, my brain cells have been on overdrive watching a little known show called Game of Thrones, which kicks off its final season Sunday night. Turns out GoT ...

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NFL Coaches Empower Women Aspiring to Work in Football

INDIANAPOLIS -- The 338 prospects in Indianapolis are not the only hopefuls eyeing the next level. 42 women, mostly working in collegiate football and carefully selected by the NFL, spent two days interfacing with industry leaders in all facets of the sport. The 3rd annual Women's Careers in Football Forum paired women like Kasia Omilian, a scouting and...

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Football Stories That Could Be Made Into Compelling Films

Any movie aficionado knows that using the Oscars as a barometer of taste is absurd. Some nominees and winners are valiant and worthy. Others are political and fueled by connection. I'm still fuming about Kobe Bryant's 'I worked hard at basketball, I was good, goodbye basketball,' animated short beating out Lou and all the other category nominee...

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Saints Players Troll Super Bowl 53

Super Bowl 53 had the lowest number of points scored in Super Bowl history. With just three points on the board at halftime, it's hard not to wonder what the game would have been like had another team made it to the Super Bowl. The Saints fans and players still haven't recovered from the egregious no-call in the NFC Championship. In fact, the Super Bow...

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What’s It Really Like To Play in a Super Bowl?

When you're a young child you may dream of being an astronaut, a ballerina or another profession defined by  a high degree of difficulty. Young football players dream about being Super Bowl champions. While 106 players get that opportunity each February, to opportunity is still very much a rarity as most professional football players spend entire caree...

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Tony Romo Brings Unbridled Love of Football to CBS

ATLANTA -- The NFL on CBS has spent years preparing for this moment. Their expansive broadcast team lines the stage at Georgia World Congress Center while media outlets from Australia to LA anxiously wait to hear from the CBS analysts, announcers, and reporters discuss the network's broadcast of Super Bowl LIII. Not surprising the interest in Tony Romo ...

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NFL Championship Weekend ‘Feel Good’ Players To Root For

Are you that rare breed that is neutral on New England, has no emotional connection to the Chiefs, Saints or Rams, but still loves the NFL and will be tuned into the AFC and NFC Championships?  Congratulations because you are among the few that can relish Sunday's action without, as this week's said, "nervously pacing like you're in Bird Box." While...

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The Rise and Fall of the Super Bowl Halftime Show

It’s halftime at Super Bowl XXVI on January 26th, 1992. Gloria Estefan is performing the finale of a show that features dancers, a marching band and two former Olympic champion ice skaters. At the same time, people across America are taking toilet breaks, making beer runs, or – disastrously for Super Bowl host broadcaster CBS – changing the ...

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