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They were sure NFL stars, until it all fell apart

All four of them were destined for football fame and fortune. But today, in 2014, football has forgotten the most talented defensive line in amateur history.

Will Michele Roberts' expertise save the players?

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Michele Roberts is a high-powered trial attorney with a series of prominent courtroom victories. Can she use her experience to unite the fractured players' union?

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Colts star crashes practice in Joliet

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Every NFL player got their start in HS. Some were stars, some had just discovered the game. Now, six of them are going back to lend a surprise hand.

How to make a preseason top 25

Preseason college football rankings are very important. Did you know you can make your own? Just follow this guide.

Olbermann continues criticism of Goodell

A meeting between Roger Goodell, Ray Rice and Janay Palmer Rice has Keith Olbermann calling for the commissioner to recuse himself.

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Rose won't recover from injury in 1 day

Derrick Rose looked great in the first practice at Team USA's training camp, but there still is some skepticism about his ability to return to MVP form after two major knee injuries.

Gonzalez drops Yedlin, shoves Dempsey

USMNT brotherhood is a thing of the past.

MLB's record on domestic violence worse than NFL's

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It's time for Major League Baseball to broaden its penalties to target abusers; current penalties are non-existent.

The European transfer market, explained

Have you ever wondered how the transfer market works in soccer? Wonder no more. Here's what you need to know.

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Bills fans creating 'Bon Jovi-free zone'

Jon Bon Jovi is the face of at least one group vying to purchase the Buffalo Bills. That's not sitting well with the fans.

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Suns player arrested for 'super extreme DUI'

The Suns' forward was pulled over with a blood-alcohol level well over the limit for the harsher Arizona DUI penalty.

Melky Cabrera smashed a windshield with a homer

Out of Fenway Park and right into some unfortunate person's car.

Donald Sterling's last gasp to keep Clippers ends

The sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer moved one step closer to completion on Monday with a judge ruling in favor of Shelly Sterling.

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Why Donald Sterling can't block Clippers sale

Under section 1310(b) of California's probate code, Shelly Sterling's sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer will have no more roadblocks.

NCAA reaches $70 million concussion settlement

Money would be provided toward testing and research, and new concussion protocols would be put into place.

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Michele Roberts elected head of NBPA

Billy Hunter finally has a successor as NBPA executive director.

The mystery of Blake Griffin's back injury

Did Blake Griffin injure his back in the playoffs or off the court?

Mariota's fall classes are golf and yoga. So what?

Good for Marcus Mariota.

Kentucky's real momentum

Mark Stoops improved Kentucky on the field (from awful to bad) and in recruits' living rooms (top-20 recruiting class) in his first year on the job. His Wildcats won't be bowling in Year 2, but...

Tulo deal would take 'offer of the century'

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Chances of a trade involving the shortstop are slim at this point.

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Spurs won't let Ginobili play in World Cup

The Argentinian guard won't be allowed to play for the national team because of a stress fracture in his right leg.

FIFA 94 had two incredible glitches

Early FIFA wasn't as polished as modern FIFA, which led to these wonderful, classic screw-ups.

3 bad NBA teams that got even worse

Usually, bad teams improve by virtue of being in the lottery. Not these three franchises.

Merciful Jadeveon Clowney spares RB

Clowney had the option of destroying a teammate in practice on Monday.

Tour de France chronicle: On Paris and farts

On Paris and the Tour de France ... and farts as an allegory.

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