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College Football National Championship Trophy

The New College Football National Championship Trophy

I will be honest. I was never a huge fan of the way the BCS worked (although my team did VERY well in recent years…Roll Tide). I don’t think a computer should have any say in what team goes to the National Championship. Gone are the days of “automatically qualifying” for a big bowl game […]

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College Football Hall of Fame

College Football Hall of Fame

If you have been to downtown Atlanta over the past several months to visit the Georgia Aquarium or World of Coke, chances are you have seen the construction that is about a block away from Pemberton Place. This is going to be the site of the new College Football Hall of Fame!! I can’t even […]

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Meaning behind Sports Logos

Have you ever wondered how sports logos came to be? Why does the Falcon of the Atlanta Falcon’s logo look so weird? Why is the O of the Oregon Duck’s logo so oblong? Well, these answers and so many more are provided in this great article. How many did you know before you saw it […]

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What is the NFL Draft and how does it work?

Next weekend is the NFL 2014 Draft. May 8-10th in New York City at Radio City Music Hall. Great. Now why should you care? Well, if you love football, you care, at least a little bit. If you are a football fanatic, you will watch every second, counting down each team’s time limit and pontificating […]

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Dicks Sporting Good Ads on Youth Sports

Have you seen some of the ads that Dick’s Sporting Goods has on TV right now. I think I’ve cried at the end of almost all of them. They are amazing and demonstrate every reason our kids should be involved in some sort of team sport, including our girls! Beyond all the known benefits of […]

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What is the talk about the Pace of Play and 10 second rule in college football?

The Pace of Play and the Ten Second Rule is all the talk right now in college football. Maybe that’s because there really isn’t that much else to talk about since the combine is over, Spring football hasn’t started, etc. But, Flip the Field likes to keep everyone informed of what is going on so you […]

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NFL Combine This Weekend

The NFL Combine is this weekend in Indy. For sure people will be talking about how these top college players will do and who will excel and who will not. There will be lots of attention given Michael Sam (see our article on him below) and there will be lots of attention on Aaron Murry […]

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Michael Sam announces he is gay

Michael Sam announces he is gay

The big college football news of the day is the announcement from Missouri’s top Defensive End that he is gay. He is the first player to announce this openly, so that makes this news. Big news. Sam will be going to the NFL in the upcoming draft and, prior to this announcement, he was anticipated to […]

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Seahawks win….I mean dominate!

Wow! That was the weirdest Super Bowl I’ve seen in a long while. All the hype. All the excitement and focus on the best offense in the league ever. And then there was the first snap from the line of scrimmage. Oh dear! What on earth! We knew then this might be an interesting game […]

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Super Bowl XLVIII Preview: Part 3

The first thing out of someone’s mouth about the Super Bowl is almost always, “who are you pulling for?”. That’s when fear sets in for those who don’t even know who is playing. You can slough it off with a shrug and say something like, “who really cares about football when the Biebs is throwing […]

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