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A Quick Guide To The College Football Playoff

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The 2014 college football season will be different than ever before. This year, college football will end with a 4-team playoff. Here’s what you need to know to hold your own in a conversation about the new playoff.

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Are You Ready For Some Football: An Introductory Guide To The English Premier League

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Americans fell in love with the World Cup this summer, but soccer isn’t over. In fact, English Premier League is just heating up. Here, a guide for newbs.

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Who Will Win The New College Football Playoffs?

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The season hasn’t even started yet, but it’s time to decide who’s going to be on top at the end.

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Playing Little League Like it Was the Majors

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A skilled and proud coach shares the details of success for his little league baseball team.

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I Should Not Have To Reconcile Being An NFL Fan With Being a Woman

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Chelsea Cristene is sick and tired of dealing with the sexism that is seemingly attached to being a female fan of the NFL.

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7 Life Lessons I Learned from Professional Fighting

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After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.

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Legendary Skater Tony Hawk Speaks Out for Marriage Equality

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Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.

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‘Waiter, There are Boobs in My Basketball’

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Do men really need female eye candy in sports? Matt Story wants to know.

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Keith Olbermann Pulls No Punches in His Take-Down of Sexism in Sports

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Sometimes men need to call out other men. Here, Keith Olbermann rails against the NFL.

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Michael Sam Moved To Tears During Speech: “Great Things Can Happen”

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Sam is the 21st recipient of the prestigious Arthur Ashe Courage Award and joins a great legacy of previous winners that includes Muhammad Ali, Pat Tillman, Nelson Mandela and Robin Roberts.

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Homophobia Forced Glenn Burke Out Of Major League Baseball. It Took The Game 34 Years To Deal With It

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Burke’s story is a modern day tragedy. Once projected as a five-tool player in the mold of the great Willie Mays, Burke never had an opportunity to excel as an everyday player.

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This Man Just Heard the News: ‘LeBron is Coming Home’

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Lebron James announced that he will be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and at least one fan is dancin’ in the streets!

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Soccer Is Not Manly. What!?

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“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren

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We Don’t Want No Stinkin’ Goji Berries

Joey Chestnut proposed to his girlfriend Neslie Ricasa, who said yes, before he won the Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest by scarfing down 61 hot dogs last Friday

Liam Day was on the Coney Island boardwalk last week to capture all the goofy glory that is Nathan’s International Hot Dog Eating Contest.

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Fenway Park With My Father

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“My father and I—both stolid men—have always communed through baseball. Sports are and always will be a way in which men connect and speak the unspoken, articulate our ineffable emotions.”

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Truth in Engineering: How Germany Beat Brazil and Won a Fanbase in China

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A shock to most, Germany’s dismantling of Brazil in the World Cup explains why they have a legion of fans in China.

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