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February 18th, 2015

The NFL Combine: An Inside Look

The 2015 NFL scouting combine takes place this week in Indianapolis. New York Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was once among the hundreds of prospects trying to impress NFL scouts, and he joins Bill Littlefield to offer a behind-the-scenes look.

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February 11th, 2015
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Passed Over By MLS, Miguel Ibarra Gets Shot On U.S. National Team

Midfielder Miguel Ibarra made his first U.S. Men’s National Team start against Panama on Sunday. He got the chance despite playing in the second-division North American Soccer League.

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February 10th, 2015

Iconic Scottish Golf Club Admits First Female Members

One of golf’s most storied institutions is welcoming its first female members. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland, announced Tuesday that seven women are now honorary members of the club, including Queen Elizabeth’s daughter Princess Anne and golfer Annika Sorenstam.

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February 5th, 2015
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Tattoos Are Forever — Just Ask Rex Ryan

New Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan had a problem: a tattoo that still showed his allegiance to the New York Jets. Some sports fans can empathize.

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February 4th, 2015

Patriots’ Slater Fulfills Father’s Super Bowl Dreams

New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater waited seven years to win a Super Bowl. His father, Hall of Famer Jackie Slater, waited 20 and never did. Matthew Slater told Only A Game about his father’s influence on his career.

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January 29th, 2015

The Patriots Don’t Want To Talk About … Arizona

The New England Patriots are tired of thinking about it, tired of talking about it and ready to move on. No, not deflate-gate … Arizona.

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January 28th, 2015
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How To Fix The NFL’s Pro Bowl

The 2015 NFL Pro Bowl is officially in the books, and television ratings are down again. How can the league fix its all-star game?

Commentary
January 21st, 2015

‘Deflate-Gate’ Scandal Has An Air Of Opportunity

The NFL has determined 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots during their AFC Championship victory were underinflated, ESPN reports. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou looks at the “lighter” side of the controversy.

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January 21st, 2015
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More Than Deflate-Gate: Recent History Of NFL Cheating Scandals

The New England Patriots are accused of underinflating footballs during the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts. The Patriots aren’t the only team investigated for cheating.

Profile
January 19th, 2015
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That’s Just Wes

Harvard’s Wesley Saunders is one of college basketball’s top players, but he doesn’t act like a typical star. In his four years with the Crimson, the Pokemon-watching forward has developed the image of a nonchalant star, a player who has goofed his way to the top of college basketball. But don’t let that fool you.