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5 NFL Superstars Who Had Atrocious Performances at the Combine

The 2016 NFL Combine is firmly in the books, and as in previous years, some prospects boosted their draft stock and others left Indianapolis disap...

15 Star Athletes Who Had to Walk On to Their College Teams

It'd be great to be a star recruit. Getting wooed by legendary coaches, visiting beautiful campuses, fielding offers from dream schools–what's ...

What Every Athlete and Coach Can Learn From the 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights

The 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights were one of the greatest cinderella stories in sports history. After all, they were just the second expansio...

Fred Jackson Never Started a Game in High School, Then He Went on To Play a Decade in the NFL

It was Fred Jackson's senior year at Lamar High School in Houston, Texas, and he was listed as the team's third-string running back. Yes, the same ...

Minkah Fitzpatrick's High School Coach Shares an Awesome Anecdote About His Work Ethic

Minkah Fitzpatrick is addicted to the grind. It's what made him a two-time All-American at the University of Alabama and why the Miami Dolphins fel...

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Corey Kluber: The ProCamp Experience

An inside look at two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber's ProCamp in Mentor, Ohio.

NBA Coach Mike Brown: "Parents Need to Let Their Kids Lead Post-Game Conversations"

In this video from the Positive Coaching Alliance, NBA coach Mike Brown reveals why parents need to give their kids some space after a game or practice as opposed to barraging them with what they need to do better.

How Marcus Davenport Put on 60 Pounds of Muscle and Became an Elite Defensive End

When he arrived at UTSA, Davenport was a rail-thin 196 pounds. Four years and 60+ pounds later, he's blossomed into an elite defensive end with a bright NFL future.

With a Lightning-Quick First Step, Maurice Hurst is Ready to Disrupt The NFL

Former Michigan DT Maurice Hurst has an uncanny ability to get in the backfield almost immediately after the snap, a skill he's been honing his entire life.

Ronald Jones is Out To Prove He Can Be The NFL's Next Do-It-All Back

Concerns that Ronald Jones was too small to handle a serious workload have followed him since his high school days, but he's proved the doubters wrong at every turn. Now, he's ready to prove he can be the NFL's next great running back.