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Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.

10/18/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Will Win Sunday Night’s Matchup? Broncos Vs. Colts

With the Colts and Broncos squaring off this week on Sunday Night Football, some are wondering if Indy, at home with a 4-2 record, can deal the juggernaut Broncos their very first loss of the season. Is this the week Denver falls?

10/17/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who To Pick With A Record Tying Spread? Broncos Vs. Jaguars

With the seemingly incomparable and record-setting offense set to square off against the monumentally futile Jacksonville Jaguars this week, the line of Denver -28 ties a record for the biggest spread ever set.

10/10/2013

Peyton Manning (L), Eli Manning (R) (credit: Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Book Of Eli, Written By Peyton

You laugh now, but there was a time, very recently, when it was a debate. There was a time, when we thought the kid had commandeered the throne. There was a time when, when we thought it was the dawn of one empire, and the dusk of another.

10/05/2013

The Wolongevicz Brothers. Michael (L) & Stephen (R).  (Photo from Stephen Wolongevicz/Facebook)

Titanium Screws Help Hanover Man Emerge As Unlikely Semi-Pro Football Player

Ten years ago, Michael Wolongevicz survived what sounds like an unsurvivable calamity when 9,600 pounds of granite slabs fell onto the side of his head, just above his left eye.

10/05/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Player Will Bounce-Back In Week 2? David Wilson Vs. Ray Rice

Neither David Wilson nor Ray Rice got off to the flying start they wanted last week. The Broncos absolutely flattened the defending Super Bowl champs by a score of 49-27, while the Cowboys edged passed the Giants 36-31 in the opening week of the season.

09/12/2013

Aaron Hernandez in Attleboro District Court  August 22, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: Aaron Hernandez Asked To Watch TV In Jail

If you were wondering whether Aaron Hernandez was watching his former teammates play in their season opener last weekend, the answer is no.

09/11/2013

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Pick-A-Side: What Is Your Favorite Tailgate Food?

From guacamole and chips to spicy buffalo wings, what’s the best tailgate food?

09/09/2013

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Steven Jackson #39 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes out away from the Cincinnati Bengals at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Steven Jackson Provides The Falcons With A Much Needed Boost

Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.

08/28/2013

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Top 10 NFL Comeback Player Candidates

There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.

08/28/2013

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