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NFL Takeaways - Divisional Weekend

  Often, I like to start my columns with a sense of “…huh?”  Anyone who has read them before knows this.  But even for those familiar with my style, I think it’s important that in this case, I take a second to promise that the coming round-about metaphor will connect to football.  It will. The funniest

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NFL Takeaways - Wild Card Weekend

  The 2007 Patriots may be the greatest team ever assembled – in any sport. One of only two Super Bowl-era teams to go through the NFL regular season undefeated, the Pats set nearly ever record there was to set that year, becoming the most potent offensive force in the history of the league.  You

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NFL Takeaways - Week 17

  Steve Harvey announcing the wrong winner at the 2015 Miss Universe pageant was a horrible embarrassment to both the former King of Comedy and the pageant itself. It was also great for both, because no one cared about the Miss Universe pageant before that moment, and no one was paying attention to Steve Harvey

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Premier League Mid-Season Recap & Awards

  The first half of the Premier League season has been nothing short of brilliant. We’ve witnessed Chelsea‘s Antonio Conte evolve from the betting favorite to be the first manager sacked to now just one Premier League win away from making history for most consecutive wins with a six-point cushion on top of the league.

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NFL One-Liners - Week 17

  There is nothing quite like the nonsense of sports – because only sports could take something like Deflategate and turn it into a national story, or spark a lengthy debate over the difference between a turtleneck and a tie – as Cam Newton helped do this year. It’s at its worst during NFL season,

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NoTicketSports Podcast - 2016 Review

At the end of a wild 2016, the NoTicketSports crew sat down to look back on the year, and look forward to the next one. Read one contributor’s thoughts below, and check out the latest episode of the NoTicketSports Podcast, with Joe Bianchino and Pierce Brix.

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NFL Takeaways - Week 15

  Somewhere, in the offices of the executives running each major sports league, there’s a board room.  And in the corner of that board room, there’s a chart.  And on that chart, there are two inverse, intersecting lines.  And at the point where those lines intersect, there’s a circle drawn in Sharpie marker, because that

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Hello friends, and welcome to this (new) tradition, certain to be unlike any other, the NoTicket Sports Daily Fantasy Football Primer for DraftKings and FanDuel. Each week, the intent of this column will be to breakdown the NFL slate position by position, and provide you with the players that you should be targeting in your cash games

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NFL One-Liners - Week 15

  In the NFL, the difference between good and bad isn’t hard to spot – because only certain organizations make certain decisions. Good teams pride themselves on stability.  The Patriots have had the same coach all century.  The Giants are on only their third coach since 1997. The Steelers have had only three coaches in

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NFL Takeaways - Week 14

  When Luis Sojo retired, a little piece of me retired, too. Under appreciated and under discussed, he was an important player to me.  The man played 12 positions in a sport with only nine, and looking every bit like a pro golfer who didn’t look the part, he won five World Series titles and became