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February has been Widely Considered a Wasteland in the American Sports Landscape, It’s NOT

1995 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Cover with Daniela Pestova

For some reason, February has been widely considered a wasteland in the American sports landscape. This is because most American sports fans look at February as a pause between the National Football League’s Super Bowl and Major League Baseball with a stopover in College Basketball for March Madness. But that is not the case, far from it. There is plenty of sport to go around in February for the American sports fan, even more for the worldly sports fan.

Below are 10 reasons February isn’t the sports wasteland that most seem to think it is. Because there are plenty of things for sports fans to get excited about.

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Defining “Inning”: A declassification of the word (Using Baseball terms in Football)

A Football Inning

Yesterday in the Ohio State v. Wisconsin football game, the head referee, in his explanation of overtime, described it as innings. It was one of the simplest and shortest explanations of overtime in college football I’ve ever witnessed.

We know that in college football’s overtime rules each team gets to play offense and defense at least once, so it is very easy to comprehend them as innings. But where does the word innings come from?

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Every once in a while I have to beat NFL Street

NFL Street 1 Nintendo Gamecube

NFL Street, the original on GameCube is a game that I thoroughly enjoy. Even once in a while I get the urge to beat it and recently I got the urge.

I pretty much play it the same way every time. I go through the challenges and build up my custom team, complete with naming my characters.

I’m amazed by some games like this.

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NFL MVP: Manning or Manning?

Peyton Manning Colts MVP

As Superbowl XLVI draws near, I stop to ponder who will be the NFL MVP. There are a select few in the race to begin with: Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Eli Manning and Aaron Rodgers. But I’ll submit to you that Peyton Manning should be in the conversation as well.

The MVP award is an award given to the most valuable player in the league. Who was that this year? Let’s take a look shall we…

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