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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has the chance to earn redemption this season as he attempts to win the Super Bowl for the first time in his career. The 33-year-old was selected with the first-overall pick in the 2005 Draft, but for five seasons struggled immensely with the San Francisco 49ers. Jim Harbaugh brought out the best in the quarterback in a run to the NFC Championship game in the 2011 campaign. However, the contest ended in defeat to the New York Giants, and although the 49ers would reach the Super Bowl in the following term, Smith had lost…

One of the key elements of college life is sports, something that Kevin Rolle, Executive Vice President and COO of Alabama A&M University (AAMU) feels is incredibly important. Colleges across the nation, including AAMU, therefore have basketball jerseys available, something that many students buy and wear for the rest of their lives. Why Do People Wear Basketball Jersey? There are many reasons why people wear this type of apparel. A need to fit in is one of those reasons. Everybody seems to wear them, showing their support for the team, and for their school. However, there is far more to…

Sports athletes like Jack Elway are great physical specimens who spend hours each day refining their physical skills to compete in their chosen sport. If you went into a locker room of a professional football team and look at all of the players it would be difficult based on physical attributes to tell who are the standouts or stars of the team because their physical appearances would be similar. If you also read their statistics about strength and speed, and their on-paper measurements you would still not know who the stars are. It would only become obvious when you saw…

If you are a sports expert and you know how to recognize good value bets, you have a high chance to make some extra cash from sports betting. There have been a lot of stories of punters across the world actually making a living out from sports betting, but this requires a lot of dedication, time and patience. Many would say that the most important thing here is to follow the strategy and rules from the start without any exceptions. What many players don’t know is that it is necessary to use promotions ran by the bookies and price boosts…

In many American households where sports has always been a big deal, countless children have grown up knowing the significance of the name Elway. The surname of famous NFL quarterback John Elway, it signifies a career filled with excellence, capped off with a Super Bowl win with the Denver Broncos. However, his father was just as important to the development of the game, even if it has not been publicized as much. Known by his friends as Jack Elway, John Elway Sr. contributed to the development of the spread offense, a stroke of genius which played a big role in…

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The Changing the Game Project reports that 70 percent of children who participate in organized sports programs drop out by the age of 13 years old. The reason? Most kids say it’s not fun anymore. So, what happens and what can parents do? What Happens? The kids say it happens because it’s not fun anymore. That’s true, but it’s a symptom of the real problem, not the cause. A recent op-ed article in the Washington Post suggested that the system is at least partially at fault. Writer Julianna W. Miner says as children get closer to high school age, youth…

It happens each and every year, be it on the professional or collegiate sports scene. Certain teams come out of nowhere and get hot, leading fans nationwide (sometimes in other countries too) to essentially jump on the bandwagon. While those riding the bandwagon are often accused of not being loyal to those teams of choice, others will tell you they’ve been fans for many years. No matter which version is in fact true, it does make for entertaining sports chatter. That said which professional and collegiate teams have emerged as the prime bandwagon teams for the 2016-17 sports seasons? While…

For some people (actually millions of them), hunting is an important part of their lifestyles. Whether it is hunting on nearby public lands or hoping in their cars or trucks and traveling hours away for a day or days of hunting, many individuals are lured by the excitement of the sport. With that being the case, it is important for hunters to keep up with the various changes (especially when it comes to technology) that hunting has provided over the decades. As many hunters can tell you, what their parents and even grandparents did out in the woods searching for…

The first Sunday of February is a national holiday. Everyone gathers around the neighborhood’s biggest screen to watch the two best teams duke it out. However, just because everyone has a Super Bowl party to attend on Super Bowl Sunday doesn’t mean that everyone enjoys the event. In fact, sports cynics and kids usually spend the holiday muttering sullenly to one another while the game of the year rages on for three-plus hours. This year, while the nation’s teams continue to battle for a chance at the playoffs — let alone the Super Bowl — you can start planning a…

Love watching sports to the point of knowing random bits of trivia about the players involved? If so, you might be looking to get into fantasy sports. To do this, you’ll want to sign up on any one of many daily fantasy sport websites. Once you find one to your liking, just enter the draftkings tv promo code and you’ll get plenty of bonus cashola to use to make a buttload of money pressing your knowledge advantage against those that are just casual fans. With that in mind, here are some of the most popular sports that people use to…