African-American football captains at both Harvard and Yale  

SportzEdge By : Staff Reporting


Arizona Cardinals believe Carson Palmer has torn ACL  

NFL By : Staff Reporting

For the second time this season, backup quarterback Drew Stanton has taken center stage for the first-place Arizona Cardinals. It sounds like he will stay there a while.

Carson Palmer suffered a left knee injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game versus the St. Louis Rams. - Referenced Article


Flo of Progressive meets #FloBron a metamorphosis  

Progressive Insurance By : Staff Reporting

A metamorphosis of sorts. Basketball Phenom Lebron James dons a wig and becomes #FloBron to mimick Progressive Insurance's Flo of the 50 zany commercials on TV and Social Media.

Lebron James’ fan base meets Flo’s Social fan base of millions of followers online, according to Flo’s Wikipedia page.

Twittersphere is already lighting up with comments about the ad spots that have been posted to Instagram.


Adrian Peterson avoids jail time in child abuse case  

USA Today By : Eric Prisbell and Brent Schrotenboer

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson pleaded no contest Tuesday to a reduced charge of misdemeanor reckless assault as part of plea deal with prosecutors to resolve his felony child abuse case.

As part of the deal, Peterson will avoid jail time and instead be ordered to pay a $4,000 fine, costs of court and 80 hours of community service. - Referenced Article


Kenny Hill suspended two games  

ESPN By : Staff Reporting

Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill will miss the Aggies' next two games after the team announced Saturday that the sophomore has been suspended for an unspecified violation of team rules and athletic department policies.

Hill, who started the Aggies' first eight games this season, was replaced by true freshman Kyle Allen as the starter in the Aggies' 21-16 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. - Full Article


Tom Brady Vs. Peyton Manning: By The Numbers  

Forbes By : Kurt Badenhausen

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady square off Sunday in the latest showdown between the quarterback legends. It marks the 16th meeting between the two with Brady holding a 10-5 edge in their 13-year rivalry.

Manning got the better of Brady in January’s AFC Championship game, punching the Denver Broncos’ ticket to the Super Bowl (Brady’s New England Patriots defeated Manning’s teams in their three previous contests). - Full Article


LeBron James (36 points), Cavs bounce back with OT win over Bulls  

ESPN By : Staff Reporting

LeBron James simply wanted to shrug off a poor debut with his new, old team. How is this for redemption? James scored 36 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime Friday night. - Full Article


Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos knock off Chargers on TNF  

NFL By : Staff Reporting

Steelers fans have to be wondering where this version of a well-rounded, playmaking Sanders was in Pittsburgh. Before arriving in Denver, he had never recorded a multiple-touchdown game or a 100-yard performance in his five-year career. A quarter of his 16 career touchdowns have come in the past two weeks... - Full Article

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-game-highlights/0ap3000000416397/Week-8-


North Carolina probe: Advisers steered athletes to bogus classes  

USA Today By : Dan Wolken

An independent investigator found evidence directly tying years of no-show classes at the University of North Carolina to a scheme that helped hundreds of athletes — particularly football and men's basketball players — raise their grades and stay eligible over an 18-year period, according to a report released Wednesday. - Full Article


Pittsburgh Steeler Freestyle: Cannon  

First Take By : Staff Reporting


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