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John Wilkinson

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John Wilkinson is sports journalist and recent graduate of Loyola Marymount University where he covered baseball, men's basketball and soccer. He was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by Phoenix sports teams which he came to love. He's witnessed some classic Arizona sports moments, from the Dbacks opening day to routing the Yankees in game six of the 2001 World Series; ASU upsetting Nebraska in 1996 as well as losing to Ohio State in the 1997 Rose Bowl. He likes to root for the underdog and believes in the stories that go beyond sports to what they can tell us about life and people.

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SB Nation's Colts blog reacts after the Indianapolis Colts' 29-17 loss to the Houston Texans.

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Reaction from Packers' blog Acme Packing Company after Green Bay secured a playoff spot with a 21-13 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Illinois joins top 10 in latest Coaches' Poll

After knocking off the Gonzaga Bulldogs, Illinois took over Gonzaga's spot at No. 10 in the latest USA Today Coaches' Top 25 poll. Top-ranked Indiana received 25 first-place votes while No. 2 Duke...

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Firing Cam Cameron is not easy

Cam Cameron had been the Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator since head coach Jim Harbaugh took over in 2008 and on Monday, Harbaugh released a statement about how hard it was to fire Cameron...

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Chargers pound Steelers in Pittsburgh

The San Diego Chargers went into Heinz Field and knocked off the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-24, thanks to three touchdowns from Phillip Rivers. Ben Roethlisberger returned from injury and despite a...

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Fred Jackson carted off field with leg injury

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson had to be carted to the locker room after suffering a leg injury in the fourth quarter of the Bills' game against the St. Louis Rams.

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Jets Stephen Hill hurts knee, return questionable

New York Jets rookie wide receiver Stephen Hill has suffered a right knee injury in the Jets' game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. His return to the game is questionable.

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Jets QB controversy back in full swing

After benching Mark Sanchez in favor of Greg McElroy on Sunday, Rex Ryan says that all three New York Jets quarterbacks, including Tim Tebow, are in the conversation to start on Sunday against...

West Virginia, Syracuse to Pinstripe

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Former Big East rivals West Virginia and Syracuse will meet in the Bronx for the third edition of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.

Michigan, South Carolina to Outback

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Michigan and South Carolina meet in south Florida for the 2012 Outback Bowl.

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