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Nebraska Football Coach Scott Frost Reveals How Cussing and Yelling at Players Can Be Poisonous to Success

If Scott Frost is able to turn around Nebraska football, it won't be through an endless tirade of red-faced shrieking. Frost, who led the Universit...

How a Basketball Background Propelled Nick Foles to Super Bowl LII MVP

Heading into the biggest football game of his life, Nick Foles had one goal: Think like a point guard. "Going in this game, I sorta went back to wh...

The 'Power of Football' Project Highlights the Positive Impact High School Football Is Making Across America

Nothing brings people together like high school football. The tradition. The passion. The electricity in the air on an autumn Friday night. For the...

Iowa State's Former Starting QB Selflessly Switched to LB, Now Has 6th-Most Tackles in the Nation

Joel Lanning came to Iowa State to play quarterback. He'd earned it. After taking over the starting quarterback job at Ankeny (Iowa) High School as...

Calais Campbell Reveals How He Got the Strangest Voice in the NFL

Calais Campbell has a unique voice. The 6-foot-8, 300-pound All-Pro defensive end has a deep baritone, punctuated by constant hoarseness. It so...

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...

LeBron Reveals The One Retired Player He Wishes He Could've Played With Most (Hint: It's Not MJ, Magic or Wilt)

During his 12 years in the NBA, LeBron James has played alongside some phenomenal teammates. D-Wade, Chris Bosh, Kyrie, Shaq—all are among great p...

Hear What Abby Wambach's Teammates Have to Say About Her Retirement in This Powerful New Nike Spot

After being the face of women's soccer for over a decade, Abby Wambach has taken off her uniform for the last time. Her individual statistics are ...

Baseball Recruiting: Here's How to Earn a Scholarship

To impress a college coach you must undoubtedly have great skill and character. A promising future student athlete must show that they are ready to...

How to Be a Quiet Leader

Author Michael Robinson is an eight-year NFL veteran fullback. He went to the Pro Bowl in 2012 and won a Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks in 201...

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