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How the Ultra-Versatile Jaylen Samuels Became the Most Intriguing Offensive Weapon in the 2018 NFL Draft

In football recruiting, you'll occasionally see a player's position listed as "ATH." The abbreviation is short for "Athlete," and it's reserved for...

Meet Vita Vea: The Freakish 347-Pound Defensive Tackle Ready to Ruin Your Game Plan

Imagine a football player. Got it? Now, imagine him bigger. Like 6-foot-4, 347 pounds big. Now imagine he can Bench Press 225 pounds for over 40...

Former Mizzou Linebacker Eric 'Zeus' Beisel Has Dedicated His Life to the Pursuit of a Championship

The sun is setting over the practice field at Rockwood Summit High School, but one player remains. Dripping sweat, he squats across from a one-man ...

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...

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