As the 49ers Rebuild, it’s Time to Move on from Kaepernick

It seems like an eternity now, but less than three years ago, Colin Kaepernick was looking like the next Tom Brady. They were both backup quarterbacks in their sophomore season when they were propelled into action after the starting quarterback went down with injury. As the replacement, both quarterbacks became a catalyst on the offense,…

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NHL Sets New Precedent with Torres Suspension

On Monday, the NHL announced that they suspended San Jose Sharks alternate captain Raffi Torres for an NHL record 41 games for his high hit on Anaheim Ducks winger Jakob Silfverburg. By forcing Torres to miss half of the season, the NHL is putting it’s foot down on illegal hits and making Torres the poster…

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Early Predictions for 2016 MLB Free Agency

Baseball is about to enter the postseason, so for many, the season is over. Soon, the MLB landscape will drastically change as teams acquire new players through trades and free agency in the offseason. Here’s the top 20 free agents as well as our prediction for their new homes. 1. David Price (LHP/Toronto Blue Jays)…

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Pro Football Focus Preview: NFC East

Dallas Cowboys 2014 record: 12-4, 1st NFC East Key additions: Darren McFadden, Greg Hardy, A.J. Jenkins Key losses: Jermey Parnell, DeMarco Murray, Bruce Carter Top draft pick: Byron Maxwell The Good: Dallas’ offensive line is one of the league’s best and will continue to propel this offense. Additionally, the Cowboys had a stellar draft obtaining great…

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Pro Football Focus Preview: AFC South

Houston Texans 2014 record: 9-7, 2nd place AFC South Key additions: Brian Hoyer, Vince Wilfork, Cecil Shorts Key losses: Andre Johnson, Brooks Reed, Chris Meyers Top draft pick: Kevin Johnson The Good: J.J. Watt was the best player in football last year and was an absolute terror to opposing offenses. DeAndre Hopkins played well last season…

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Pro Football Focus Preview: NFC South

Atlanta Falcons 2014 record: 6-10, 3rd place NFC South Key additions: Brooks Reed, Adrian Clayborn, Tony Moeaki Key losses: Steven Jackson, Harry Douglas, Sam Baker, Jacquizz Rodgers, Sean Weatherspoon, Osi Umenyiora, Bear Pascoe Top draft pick: Vic Beasley The Good: Matt Ryan finished the season at the No. 5 ranked quartberback on Pro Football Focus with…

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The Worst NFL Draft Picks Since 2000

Sometimes, a high NFL Draft pick by a team doesn’t pan out as well as the team hoped. In some cases, the player became lazy once given a multi-million dollar contract, other times, deficiencies in his game were exposed on the NFL level and he was unable to adjust. Listed below are the worst of…

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Offseason in Review: New York Jets

Last season, the New York Jets finished 4-12 and missed the playoffs for the fourth straight season after back-to-back appearances in the AFC Championship Game. The 4-12 record was a low-point for head coach Rex Ryan, who was fired after the season. Ryan, who was able to construct a talented defense in New York, never…

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Offseason in Review: Washington Redskins

The Redskins continued to underperform in 2014, finishing the season with a 4-12 record. Although Mike Shannahan was replaced by Jay Gruden at head coach last season, the quarterback controversy continued. Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy all saw time as the team’s signal caller and all three will return to Washington this…

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