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Tom Brady Installed a 'Countdown To Super Bowl LI' Clock in His House 12 Months Ago

Tom Brady wants to win Super Bowls. Nothing else will do. So after the New England Patriots fell to the Denver Broncos during last year's AF...

By: Brandon Hall

Cam Newton: Built To Lead

One year ago, Cam Newton stood on top of the world. He was cruising to his first NFL MVP award. The entire nation was mimicking his signature cele...

By: Brandon Hall

Watch Emotional Video of DICK'S Sporting Goods Re-Equipping an Underfunded Youth Football Program

In recent years, youth sports funding has been cut dramatically. It's estimated that 27 percent of U.S. public high schools will not offer any sport...

By: Rob Scott

Isaiah Austin Has Been Cleared to Play Basketball Again Two Years After Being Diagnosed With Marfan Syndrome

In 2014, fresh off of averaging 11.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game as a sophomore at Baylor, 7-foot-1 Isaiah Austin was set to forgo th...

By: Jordan Zirm

Kay Felder's Unlikely Journey From a Small College to the Defending NBA Champs

Kay Felder is tired. It's mid-afternoon at the Cleveland Cavaliers' practice facility, a $28 million building nestled among trees at the end of a s...

By: Jordan Zirm

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Get Ready for STACK’s 2017 Path to the Pros Series

It’s time to get hyped for STACK’s 2017 Path to the Pros video series, which follows the nation’s top NFL Draft prospects as they grind toward greatness.

11 Years Ago NFL Prospect Jamal Adams Made a $40,000 Bet With His Dad That's About to Come True

Former LSU Safety Jamal Adams has two things to look forward to on draft day: being a first round NFL pick and winning at $40,000 bet he made with his dad when he was 10-years-old.

Why A.J. Green Doesn’t Believe in Mistakes

All-Pro receiver A.J. Green talks about the importance of learning from your own mistakes.

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Watch a young Matt Ryan predict his future NFL greatness and listen to other stars from the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots talk about grinding for a Super Bowl championship.

2017 Ultimate Offseason Football Training Highlights

Watch Cam Newton, Odell Beckham Jr., Drew Brees and other NFL stars as they put in hard work during the offseason to prepare their bodies and minds for the grueling NFL season.