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NFL Season Preview: The 15 Most Intriguing Figures of 2018

And just like that, the NFL is back! As we strap in for another season the only predicable thing is unpredictably – oh, and the Patriots playing in the Super Bowl.  Oh, and enough injuries to fill a supersized infirmary. This season already feels stranger than most. A deep-seeded cultural divide and disastrous anthem policy has kept politics at th...

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Very Cavallari, Episode 3: Jay Cutler Goes ‘Hipster Country’

As a sportswriter who covers all corners of the NFL, including protests against societal inequality and the league’s domestic violence issues, I am often the recipient of that tired, predictable phrase: “stick to sports.” Not only is “stick to sports” archaic it makes zero sense in today’s NFL because the cavalcade of non-X’s and O’s iss...

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This Week in NFL Do-Goodery: Marshawn Lynch, Alex Tanney & more

Another week in the NFL. Another hotly contested off-field issue to overshadow the on-field stuff.  This time it was old friend, the now on-hold . Every time the issue rears its ugly, unnecessary head, a segment of the population seizes the opportunity and hurls ridiculous insults at the players with insinuations that they are solely there to entertain...

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Very Cavallari, Episode 2: Jay Cutler ‘Has No Game’

About 8.5 minutes into the second episode of Very Cavallari, I had two clear realizations: 1) Whoever thought Very Cavallari was interesting enough to fill an hour needs a reassignment. 2) Whoever invented the DVR is manna from heaven. To those of you who watched live, my condolences on having commercial breaks to contemplate how many brain ...

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⚽️ 68 Soccer Nations Where the Women Are Tops

Ed. Note: The following post and infographic were provided by . The World Cup is currently taking place in Russia, bringing together the top 32 soccer teams from around the world for the month long spectacle. Whilst the eyes of the world are focusing on the men’s competition we wanted to take a look at how the competing nations compare to ...

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⚽️A Comprehensive Beginners Guide to the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The United States finally got a burst of good news in a year of darkness as the US, Canada and Mexico were collectively awarded the 2026 World Cup tournament. Many American soccer fans would love to fast forward to the next decade when they will not only play hosts but have their first shot at reentering the world's most prestigious sporting event after...

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⚽️ How to Run a Proper FIFA World Cup Pool

Eight months after the Night of Three Horrors, American soccer fans are still coming to grips with the U.S. Men’s National Team’s absence from the World Cup. If you’re reading this, you probably know how it happened, and another recap of that ghastly October night will feel like cayenne pepper in an open wound, so please skip ahead...

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