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(Family Features) If the idea of spending Sunday afternoon on the couch has you excited for the upcoming fantasy football season — you’re not alone. In fact, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association reports that in America and Canada, more than 41 million people participated in some form of fantasy sports in 2014.
(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports received the honor, the first established award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.
ESPN News' Dan Graziano has his predictions of end-of-season honors
The Indianapolis Colts overcame a 28-point deficit in the second-half on Saturday to defeat the Kansas City chiefs 45-44.
They roam the remotest corners of the world, scale the highest mountains and descend deep into the Earth.
The 2012 NFL rookie draft class has certainly made a name for themselves and have taken over the headlines since entering the league. The two main names that you probably are aware of are, Andrew Luck who was drafted first overall by the Indianapolis Colts and directly after him came Robert Griffin III or RGIII to the Washington Redskins.
As New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas’ record of 47 consecutive games with at least one touchdown on Sunday night, it solidified the direction in which the game of football is headed.
The NFL playoffs continued this past weekend and so did the surprises. The top-seeded, and Super Bowl favorite Green Bay Packers went down at home in a surprising loss to the New York Giants.
It is only through the good graces of Thelma Grimes, Editor at The Explorer Newspaper, that I have the opportunity to respond to a bizarre letter from my colleague, Vic Williams. Let’s get to the nub of V. Williams’ letter.
This weekend was truly one of wild games. The highly anticipated postseason is finally underway in the NFL, and in stunning fashion. The NFL playoffs are usually a time for the stars to shine and the underdogs to prove themselves.
As the NFL regular season has concluded and players are gearing up for the playoffs, the prized Most Valuable Player (MVP) award is still up for grabs. This award is extremely prestigious because it's only given to the player who is considered most valuable in the league. Historically, the MVP award has been dominated by quarterbacks, and this year is not likely to be an exception to that trend.
As the 2011-2012 NFL regular season comes to an end it brings even more excitement to football fanatics around the world. It’s playoff time! We’ve seen the best of teams and the worst. From the one-loss Packers to the one-win Colts, we’ve seen it all. It’s time to decide who will make it to Indianapolis on Feb. 5 to play for the beloved Lombardi Trophy.