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18 Most Played Games of the 2015 Rivalry Weekend

Posted on 24 Nov, 2015, by in College Football, Featured

The most crucial week in a college football season comes around Thanksgiving – Rivalry week, with games steeped with hatred and history played side by side. From the Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn in the SEC to the Big Ten’s Michigan vs Ohio State, also known as The Game, here are the most played of these rivalries heading into the 2015 version of hate week. More

Seahawks vs 49ers

NFL on Thanksgiving – Seahawks vs 49ers Predictions

Posted on 27 Nov, 2014, by in NFL

The two teams that hate each other the most without having a historic rivalry meet up in the feature game of the NFL on Thanksgiving, as the first encounter between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers takes place, with the NFC West and even making the playoffs being on the line. More

Eagles vs Cowboys

NFL on Thanksgiving – Eagles vs Cowboys Predictions

Posted on 27 Nov, 2014, by in NFL

Playing for the number one spot in the NFC East, the Dallas Cowboys hosting the Philadelphia Eagles in Thanksgiving offers one of the best billings not just on this day but also in the league this whole season between two very good offensive teams that go about their business in very different ways. More

Bears vs Lions

NFL on Thanksgiving – Bears vs Lions Predictions

Posted on 27 Nov, 2014, by in NFL

The Chicago Bears go into their thanksgiving divisional game knowing it’s their last chance to catch the playoff train in the NFC, while the slipping Detroit Lions are trying to find some offensive rhythm again after struggling the last two games, even more so than the rest of the season.The Chicago Bears go into their thanksgiving divisional game knowing it’s their last chance to catch the playoff train in the NFC, while the slipping Detroit Lions are trying to find some offensive rhythm again after struggling the last two games, even more so than the rest of the season. More

Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions – The Thanksgiving Curse is Over

Posted on 29 Nov, 2013, by in NFL

Maybe the Detroit Lions should be thankful for Matt Flynn playing at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers instead of Aaron Rodgers, because they’re no way they’d be winning by 30 points if that was the case. However, it shouldn’t harm the feeling of elation for a franchise that’s seen so many rough seasons and Thanksgiving disappointments. They’re leading the NFC North, and seem to be in good hands with the trio of Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush leading the offense. More

Ravens vs Steelers

NFL on Thanksgiving – Steelers vs Ravens Predictions

Posted on 28 Nov, 2013, by in NFL

In the wide open AFC North, two teams that aren’t used to being 5-6 at this stage still have an excellent chance of making the postseason, with a lot more pressure on the defending Super Bowl champions Baltimore Ravens to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, who currently hold the head-to-head advantage. More

Dallas Cowboys v Oakland Raiders

NFL on Thanksgiving – Raiders vs Cowboys Predictions

Posted on 28 Nov, 2013, by in NFL

It’s been a weird season for the Cowboys. Every time they’ve been able to go above .500, they lost the next one. This time, hosting the 4-7 Raiders, things should be different, averaging an NFC-best 34.6 points at home this season, their only loss coming against the Denver Broncos in what will become a legendary game. More

Sports & Thanksgiving 2011: Athletes We’re Thankful to Have Witnessed

Posted on 24 Nov, 2011, by in Featured

For Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps making the 2008 Olympics so special, so memorable. For making athletics and swimming cooler-talk worthy. For Michael Jordan making the argument of Greatest of All-Time seem unnecessary. For Roger Federer, for being perfect and then being anything but. For Ronaldinho, bringing the fan back in soccer. And Barry Sanders, for making us still remember when the Detroit Lions mattered. More