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Remembering Steve McNair

Independence Day conjures up images of “Air” McNair’s amazing performances and a life taken too soon Yussuf Khan writing at The Shadow League (last year): He was known for his toughness and for being a dual threat with both his arm and legs, and he was always the one to watch when he had the […]

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Ed Hochuli retiring as NFL referee

Kevin Seifert writing at ESPN: NFL referee Ed Hochuli has retired, the league announced Tuesday, ending a colorful career that made him one of the most recognized game officials in American sports.

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ESPN NFL Playoffs Primer

Regarding the Tennessee Titans (9-7): Reason for hope: Uhhh … they beat the Jaguars twice, which helps give them confidence they can beat the Jaguars. And hey, if DeMarco Murray can get back healthy, they have a 1-2 running back punch that can theoretically help them control games and maybe win ugly. You know, if […]

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What is the #ALSIceBucketChallenge?

Mashable explains all you need to know about ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Titans pull out squeaker over Lions

In what was undoubtedly one of the wildest games in Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans and Detroit Lions history, the Tennessee Titans managed to eak out a win over the Detroit Lions today, 44-41 in OT. In a game that saw what many are calling “Music City Miracle II” on a punt by the Detroit Lions, and […]

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Giants defeat Patriots, 21-17, in Super Bowl XLVI

Associated Press: INDIANAPOLIS — Eli Manning and the Giants one-upped Tom Brady and the Patriots again, coming back with a last-minute score to beat New England 21-17 Sunday night for New York’s fourth Super Bowl title. It was a rematch of Super Bowl XLII, when Manning led New York past New England to ruin the […]

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AFC, NFC Championship Games Set

The AFC Championship and NFC Championship will be determined next Sunday, January 22nd, when the Baltimore Ravens travel to play the New England Patriots (at 2:00 p.m. Central on CBS), and the New York Giants travel to play the San Francisco 49ers (at 5:30 p.m. Central on FOX), respectively.

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Derrick Mason retires from NFL after 15 seasons

Associated Press (via ESPN): Mason plans to pursue a career in broadcasting and has appeared on NFL Network recently. “I’m spending some time at home and doing as much as I can to really get entrenched in some broadcasting network whether it be nationally or do something here locally,” Mason said. “I enjoy it a […]

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