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Five takeaways from the 2016 NFL season

Five takeaways from the 2016 NFL season

Zach Searle February 16, 2017

The 2016-17 NFL season was interesting, to say the least. With notable rookie performances, unexpected playoff contenders and the best comeback in Super Bowl history, there is a lot to take away from...

Patriots top Falcons in an instant classic

Patriots top Falcons in an instant classic

Zach Searle February 10, 2017

With the largest comeback in Super Bowl history, the Patriots beat the Falcons in an overtime epic. In what was arguably one of the best Super Bowls of all time, the Atlanta Falcons, who were not trailing...

NFL Recap: Falcons and Patriots to the Super Bowl

NFL Recap: Falcons and Patriots to the Super Bowl

Zach Searle January 26, 2017

Conference Championship weekend is officially over, but it wasn’t nearly as competitive as many thought it would be. With four of the league’s top quarterbacks in action, experts predicted very close...

NFL Recap: Cowboys eliminated in final seconds

NFL Recap: Cowboys eliminated in final seconds

Zach Searle January 20, 2017

The Second Round of the 2016 NFL Playoffs has ended and the Conference Championships are set to begin next Sunday, January 15th. Four teams escaped the second round and will look to punch their ticket...

NFL Recap: Packers stomp Giants at home

NFL Recap: Packers stomp Giants at home

Zach Searle January 12, 2017

The NFL regular season wrapped up almost two weeks ago and finalized the 12 teams that are hoping to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to their city in February. While the top two seeds in each division...

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NBA approves advertisements on jerseys

Zach Searle April 21, 2016

Commissioner Adam Silver and the board of governors announced that the league will allow companies to advertise their logos on NBA jerseys.  In the 2017-2018 season, the advertisements will be featured...

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Kobe Bryant ends NBA career in historic fashion

Zach Searle April 14, 2016

Brandon Palmer also contributed to this article. The NBA playoff race came all the way down to the season’s final games on Wednesday night. The Houston Rockets clinched the eighth and final spot in the...

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Eastern Conference playoff race heating up

Zach Searle March 3, 2016

Since the all-star break, the NBA has not seen a considerable change in division or conference standings. However, it has had some incredible games featuring big-time performances from the players we know...

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NBA Recap: Warriors record 50th win of season

Zach Searle February 25, 2016

For all of the NFL fans who are realizing that there is a big sports gap in their life until next August, the NBA is now the center of attention. With the NFL consuming the lives and focus of most sport...

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Newton, Panthers fall short of the ultimate prize

Zach Searle February 11, 2016

The Carolina Panthers, representing the NFC, and the Denver Broncos, representing the AFC, played in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday with the hopes of securing a title for their respective cities. The Panthers,...

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Panthers in search of first Super Bowl title

Zach Searle February 4, 2016

Levis Stadium, home of the 49ers will be the site for Super Bowl 50 which will take place this Sunday, February 7, at 6:30 p.m. The Carolina Panthers will play in their second Super Bowl in franchise...

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NFL Recap: Panthers seek second Super Bowl birth

Zach Searle January 21, 2016

Brady and Manning face off in conference championship for arguably the final time. AFC Divisional Playoff Results The New England Patriots hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in the first of the AFC Divisional...

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