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How USC Receiver Deontay Burnett Forged Some of the Strongest Hands in The 2018 NFL Draft

Since he was 5 years old, Deontay Burnett has caught footballs. While the quarterbacks and locations may have changed over time, much of his life h...

Magic Mike: How Former Quarterback Mike Hughes Became the Most Exciting Cornerback in the 2018 Draft

The War on I-4. That's what they call the rivalry between the USF Bulls and the UCF Knights, a nod to the fact the two institutions are separated b...

Notre Dame Basketball Coach Mike Brey Reveals How Tense Coaches Create Tense Players

A coach who's constantly tense and frustrated will rub off on their players in all the wrong ways. That's the message Notre Dame head basketball co...

Basketball Guru Kevin Eastman On How Coaching From the Stands Ruins One of Sports' Key Life Skills

Kevin Eastman knows basketball. He was an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics for eight seasons, including their 2008 championship run. After that,...

4 Simple Tips to Crush Your New Year's Resolutions

The New Year is fast approaching and already there is talk from people who are making weight loss and fitness new years resolutions. Unfortunately many...

The Maniacal Work Ethic That Made Alabama's Collin Sexton a Five-Star Recruit

Collin Sexton really wasn't supposed to be here. He wasn't supposed to be averaging 21.7 points per game as a freshman. He wasn't supposed to be th...

How One Pakistani Woman Used Squash to Help Her Escape the Terror of the Taliban

Maria Toorpakai, a 27-year-old professional squash player, grew up as a sports-loving tomboy in Pakistan. As you may imagine, that wasn't exactly easy...

Jalen Ramsey and the NFL's 5 Most Savage Trash-Talkers

Talking trash. It's an art that's almost as old as sport itself. The best trash-talkers speak with a purpose. They want to rattle their opponent...

5 Behaviors of High-Performing Sports Parents

Parenting in youth sport has developed into a significant talking point in recent times. Unfortunately most of this discussion centres on overbearing...

'Intellectual Brutality': The Value Behind Stanford Football's Sustained Success

"Intellectual brutality." It's the motto that's propelled Stanford football to new heights. Since 2010, only Alabama, Ohio State and Clemson have w...

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