When you think of the NFL's best running backs, Chris Ivory's name is surely not one of the first to pop into your head, but as far as per-play production goes, it probably should be. With a career high of 13.2 rushing attempts per game, Ivory has never endured a heavy workload during his time in the pros, but he has always ripped off big gains when given opportunities - he boasts a career average
By Matthew Shovlin on Sep 23, 2014
We’re just about three weeks through the 2014 NFL regular season and just three undefeated teams remain. But are these three teams’ records deceiving or an accurate measure of their strength? Let’s take a look. Philadelphia Eagles It’s hard to argue that any team’s been more exciting to watch through three games than the Eagles, who became the first team in NFL history to overcome 10-point deficit
By Andrew Ericksen on Sep 22, 2014
There’s one week to go in the 2014 Major League Baseball season and in the tightly contested American League Wild Card race it’s not so much a matter of “Who wants it more?” than it is, “Does anyone want it at all?” Over the past few weeks the teams jockeying for these coveted two wild-card spots have not only failed to separate themselves from the rest of the pack, they almost seem hellbent on ke
By Ward Calhoun on Sep 22, 2014
The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren. Manager Fredi Gonzalez is still on the job, but that appears to be in jeopardy as well. Interim GM John Hart, team President John Schuerholz and Bobby Cox will all take part in the search for the new GM. Given how poorly they’ve played over the second half of the season and that they were just swept away by the Mets and eliminated from pla
By Paul Lebowitz on Sep 22, 2014
That’s more like it. It’s still September, but Week 4’s slate of games made us feel like we were watching mid-season college football—and there’s nothing better than having both quality and quantity when it comes to jamming your eye sockets with CFB action. Things are supposed to be getting easier for guys like me, who sit in front of a television and computer screen for ungodly hours on Saturdays
By Tyler Waddell on Sep 21, 2014
Rob Bironas, the one-time Arena Football League and longtime Tennessee Titans place kicker, died Saturday night in a one-vehicle car crash near his home in Nashville, police reported. He was 36. ESPN reported that Metro Nashville Police said Bironas lost control of his 2009 GMC Yukon Denali going around a curve, going off the road and hitting a line of trees before coming to a stop upside down. He
By Mike Sarzo on Sep 21, 2014
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