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A Lifetime of Intense Training Has Khalil Hodge on the Edge of His NFL Dream

It's an unbearably hot day in Antioch, California, and Khalil Hodge is losing to his little brother. The two are sprinting up a steep hill under th...

How Andrew Wingard Went From Undersized RB to Breaking Tackle Records at Wyoming

For an inexperienced skier, a double black diamond is a frozen death trap. With steepnesses often in excess of 45 degrees and potentially bone-shat...

How Drue Tranquill Dominates Life

To many, Drue Tranquill is perfection personified. At Notre Dame, he was a two-time team captain. He majored in Mechanical Engineering and graduate...

Faith, Focus and 500 Balls a Day: How Kelvin Harmon Became The NFL's Next 'Alpha' Receiver

Long ago, Kelvin Harmon learned that chasing greatness can be lonely. Few people want to stay on the turf after an exhausting practice and run rout...

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...

Josh Allen's Dream School Never Offered Him a Scholarship—and That Still Drives Him to This Day

Josh Allen entered high school as a scrawny 5-foot-10, 130-pound freshman. But the fact he was small for his age never stopped him from dreaming bi...

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