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Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Defensive Backs

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Coverages are more complex and officials err on the side of the offense when making a bang-bang call. Want to be a defensive back in college football these days? Monday – Offensive Backfield Tuesday – Receivers Wednesday – Offensive Line Thursday – Defensive Line Friday – Linebackers Saturday – Secondary Sunday – The Coaches   Before More...

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By Augustine Dashiell On Friday, July 4th, 2014

O’Hanlon Delivers Pre-Playoff Pep Talk to Trenton Freedom

Two days before the first playoff game in team history, I caught up with Trenton Freedom Head Coach Kevin O’Hanlon as he delivered tickets after practice. The Freedom host the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, the Professional More...

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By Marisa Marcellino On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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“When the Game Stands Tall” Falls Short

So, I’ll start by saying this: I love sports.  Ipso facto: I love sports movies.  I grew up idolizing “Rudy.”  My friends called me “smalls” from “Sandlot”.  I’ve been “Ice Box” from “Little More...

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By Alex Kuhlke On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Football For a Cause: Looking Ahead to the United Healthcare Empire Challenge

On Wednesday June 25th, high school football players from Long Island and New York City will go head-to-head as they compete in the 19th Annual United Healthcare Empire Challenge. Established in 1996, the Empire More...

By Jason Radowitz On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Giants: Steve Weatherford Creates Magical Prom for Bayonne Senior

Spring Break was about to conclude, marking period three had just been completed, and talks about prom began to intensify in the halls at Bayonne High School. Lauren Delbert, who graduated on Tuesday, June 24th, More...

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By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

What to Watch This Week: Connecticut Sports

As we get into the heart of the summer season, teams are starting to dive right into their most competitive spurts of the season, which will make for some exciting play. Here are some previews of the week for Connecticut’s More...

By Augustine Dashiell On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Freedom Loss Last Minute Heart-breaker to Georgia Fire

TRENTON – Overtime or the win, for the Georgia Fire 34 yards separated the extra play and the fourth win of the season for the visitors. Lindsey Wolfe completed a strong game with the perfectly placed boot as More...

By Matt Kardos On Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Worilds Gives Back to Rambler Nation

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is coming off of a stellar 2013 campaign that saw the Carteret-native post career-best marks in starts (11), sacks (8) and tackles (54) while also leading all of the More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Victor Cruz Developing Into Veteran Leader in Giants Locker Room

(AP Photo) Entering his fifth season in the National Football League, wide receiver Victor Cruz is taking a leadership role in the New York Giants locker room, particularly with his position group. Not only is he More...

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By Michael Scheinert On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Atlanta Falcons Selected for Hard Knocks

Getty Images The 2014 edition of HBO’s Hard Knocks will feature the Atlanta Falcons. The 9th season of the show will take place in Flowery Branch, Georgia, the site of the Falcons’training camp. Following a More...