VIDEO: Bears legend Gale Sayers thinks RBs today are nuts


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You know kids these days…..Or “hey man, kids today.” That’s the impression I get when I watch this video of Chicago Bears legend Gale Sayers. That doesn’t mean he’s wrong though. I think the “Kansas Comet” is spot on.

Sayers talks about how he only made $25,000 a year in his day, and he just can’t understand how NFL running backs these days are turning down $30,000,000 contracts.

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Man United agree to send Marouane Fellaini to Napoli


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Marouane Fellaini became emblematic of David Moyes era futility. As the one major 2013 summer transfer window signing post Sir Alex Ferguson, Fellaini should have absorbed some, or at least more of that angst against the Manager that brought him there. Instead he receives about a fraction of the backlash that Moyes got.

Perhaps soon we will see the same fate for Fellaini that we saw for Moyes? In that both are soon the door. The answer is yes. Reports say he’s agreed to switch to Napoli.

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Day in the life of Arsenal 1st team for Gatorade contest winners


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Sports drink producer Gatorade is sponsoring the “Unreal Around the World” contest, where two winners will embark on the one-of-a-kind journey in August with some of the world’s top clubs including the US Men’s Soccer team, Liverpool (here’s more details on what the LFC experience will be), Arsenal, FC Barcelona, AC Milan, Boca Juniors and the Brazilian Football Confederation.

Arsenal’s experience will allow winners to experience a “day in the life” of an Arsenal first team player, with an experience at the Emirates Cup exhibition tournament.

Let’s meet the two winners and learn more about who they are and what they will do.

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Unreal Liverpool Academy, Anfield experience for Gatorade contest winners


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Liverpool is undoubtedly one of the globe’s biggest sports clubs and brands. They’re HUGE! Currently, The Reds are out on tour making a lot of money and expanding their brand playing in preseason friendlies in front of very large crowds in the United States. Brendan Rodgers, Daniel Sturridge, Raheem Sterling and company are increasing their presence in America.

And during the coming weeks, two American enthusiasts are coming to them for an amazing experience.

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How does Liverpool replace the scoring of Luis Suarez?


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WIth the Loic Remy deal having fallen through, Liverpool badly need another scorer to accompany Daniel Sturridge this season. Sturridge and Luis Suarez really worked well together last year, and the departure of Suarez means Sturrdige will probably see his production decline in 2014-15. That is, unless he really makes tremendous strides in this offseason.

So how does LFC adjust to life after Luis Suarez and replace his scoring?

Well, not with any one guy.

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Luis Suarez loses Poker sponsorship


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Everyone who had watched the FIFA World Cup 2014 that was recently held in Brazil would have seen or at least known about the biting incident that took place in the group match between Uruguay and Italy. Luis Suarez, the famed forward striker of the Uruguayan national team, had bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini with his front teeth in the Italian penalty box when they were both running to get the ball.

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VIDEO: This guy is very high on Trevor Siemian, Northwestern


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Before he suffered his “lower body injury,” Northwestern QB Trevor Siemian was one of the best pure passers in the Big Ten. Then in midseason, his production slipped, and his ankle/foot etc slowed him down. His accuracy and efficiency declined. Siemian made a couple critical mistakes of staring down his primary receiver when near his own South end zone. And that was critical versus close home losses to Minnesota and Ohio State.

Trevor got right versus Illinois, but then again who doesn’t? The Illini Corners were very young and showed zero progress as the season went on. Trevor Siemian put up 4 bills + on one of the worst secondaries in college football, and one statistically, the worst defense in Illini football history.

Still, throwing for 400 yards was a great way for Trevor Siemian to end this season on a positive note, and to be optimistic for this year.

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Man United transfer rumors: Hummels, Vermaelen, Borg, Cuadrado


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It’s rather obvious that Louis van Gaal is frustrated that Ed Woodward hasn’t helped him acquire more players this summer transfer window. After we saw two new buys in Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw, we all expected more buys, but it just hasn’t happened. There is still no progress to report on Arturo VidalUnited has some holes to fill in the back line, but in the midfield as well.

Van Gaal made it explicitly clear that he’s looking to buy some defenders with the comments he made. So it’s time to talk Man United transfer rumors.

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Jay Cutler ready to thrive in year two under Trestman


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Jay Cutler has plenty of talent. He has one of the strongest arms in the NFL and has thrown for 19 or more touchdowns in six of his eight NFL seasons. Cutler has only one playoff appearance in his career though with that coming in 2010 when the Chicago Bears captured the NFC North title.

Cutler advanced to the NFC Conference Championship game but left early with an injury with many people questioning his heart and determination to win.

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Louis van Gaal is looking to add more defenders to Man United


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What a refreshing change it is to go from David Moyes to Louis van Gaal. Not just because it’s like going from steerage to first class in terms of talent and management ability, but also the media opportunities. Moyes only spoke in cliches and coachspeak. LVG actually says something at press conferences.

As the recently appointed leader of Manchester United says, Old Trafford is looking to buy some defenders.

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Manchester United vs Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo returns!


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Former Manchester United icon and the world’s highest paid player Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Real Madrid. Ronaldo is recovering well from his knee injury and will play in Saturday’s friendly against his former club in Detroit (well, actually Ann Arbor), according to the Spanish club’s coach, Carlo Ancelotti.

The Big House, home to Michigan football, is known for having the highest capacity of any stadium in the United States and among the most in the world. Tickets to this game sold out in just two hours!

And the attendance will break the U.S. domestic record!

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Ex Skins WR Antwaan Randle El weighs in on team name controversy


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You’ve heard a lot about the Washington football team name change debate. It’s been one of the dominating story-lines this NFL offseason. It really should have been changed a long time ago. This shouldn’t have to be all on Daniel Snyder. I’ll stop opining on the topic right there. I’ve written plenty on that topic already. How about someone who works for/used to work for the team?

What does Antwaan Randle El think?

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