Archive for August, 2014

When the NFL Player’s Association allowed the NFL to take full control of the punishment of players for conduct not contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement,1 there was an implementation of an all-encompassing personal conduct policy. Specifically, the ability to levy a suspension of almost any length to players for their conduct, whether or not […]

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It’s finally here. That’s right, college football season is now upon us. For any SEC fan, football season is like Christmas come early, and luckily for us we have some big games coming up that will have major SEC implications. On ESPN this Thursday at 7 pm Central time, the Boise State Broncos will take […]

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Now that Kevin Love is officially headed to Cleveland, it’s time for everyone to weigh in on how this trade will affect the Cavaliers’ chances this upcoming season. That was expected from analysts and maybe players from other teams, but I didn’t expect to hear the thoughts of Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor on the matter. […]

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Saying anyone is going to be the next Calvin Johnson, Demaryius Thomas, Brandon Marshall, Dez Bryant, etc. is obviously a tough thing to predict. Johnson is a once-in-a-generation type player with incredible size, speed, and talent not many people in the world possess. Thomas, Marshall, and Bryant are all extremely gifted and talented receivers that […]

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The 2014 offseason marked the first season in which the NFL’s fifth-year option was available for eligible players. Though the league’s 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement brought a drastic decrease in rookie salaries, it altered the rookie contract to a four-year commitment, allowing players to enter negotiations with teams sooner than they had been able to […]

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Here at Other League, we know we aren’t the only site delivering quality sportswriting to the web. We love reading the articles that other sites come up with, especially when it features quality writing with excellent analysis. In this new column, we’re going to highlight the best sportswriting of the week. Every time one of […]

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Kirk Goldsberry, a writer for Grantland, wrote a great article about Kevin Love a while ago and if you haven’t read it you should. The gist of it is that Kevin Love’s offensive game has been moving out, and now he takes a large portion of his shots from behind the three point line. Since […]

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After the former New York Rangers Captain Ryan Callahan was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Martin St. Louis last spring, the Rangers were left without a captain for the remainder of the 2013-2014 season. This season however, the team will have to pick a new captain. The Stanley Cup Playoffs limited the options […]

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Chicago vs. Jacksonville – 8/14/14 Allen Hurns: Jacksonville WR The rookie from Miami made his mark against the Bears this week. Hurns was able to reel in four catches for 74 yards. He had the most receiving yards out of any player on either team. On top of that, he had the longest catch of […]

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With the recent struggles for the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seemed almost certain that the team would clean house in the off-season, removing general manager Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson. The team went as far to hire Tony La Russa to oversee the front office and baseball operations, which only seemed to make drastic changes […]

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A few weeks ago, Dwight Howard talked about how the Rockets would be fine without Chandler Parsons and that they actually wouldn’t miss him at all. Among his many statements at that time, he said that Houston has the best center and the best shooting guard in the league. Both of which are highly debatable, […]

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The Chicago Cubs plan, instituted by Theo Epstein, is getting a huge amount of love right now. The Cubs are quickly become the en vogue team to pick as an upstart playoff team over the next couple seasons and have people predicting World Series contender three years out. A great piece by Rany Jazayerli on Grantland […]

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