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NFL Draft | XLSportsBlog.com

Top Prospects for the NFL Draft

Posted on 06. May, 2015 by .

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The 2015 NFL draft is over, and football fans are now looking forward to 2016. In the upcoming months, players are likely to stand out, including these top prospects.   Shawn Oakmen Oakmen is a defensive end at Baylor. He is a transfer from Penn State and very popular around the web. He is known […]

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Did We Witness the Craziest Super Bowl Ever?

Posted on 06. Feb, 2015 by .

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Here is a rundown of what exactly made this year’s super bowl one of the best ever.

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The New York Football Giants | XLSportsBlog.com

The New York Football Giants

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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The New York Giants have long held the title as being one of the strongest teams in the National Football League (NFL). However, the last two years have seen the Giants out of the playoffs altogether. Last year was a maddening year for Giants fans, as the team dropped their first six games before rallying […]

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The US and the World Differ When It Comes to Top Viewed Sports Games | XLSportsBlog.com

The US and the World Differ When It Comes to Top Viewed Sports Games

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by .

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To determine the most-watched sports events in television history, it’s important to specify which television history you mean. When it comes to the top viewed sports games in the US for example, the contest is not nearly as exciting as the sporting events themselves. It is hardly a contest at all; the Super Bowl takes […]

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The Final Four of the NFL | XLSportsBlog.com

The Final Four of the NFL

Posted on 17. Jan, 2014 by .

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The NFL playoffs are in full swing, with the upcoming NFC and AFC title games featuring two marquee matchups. While the wild card and divisional rounds featured little drama in the way of major upsets, it did feature some fantastic games, including a matchup that brought the second largest comeback in playoff history. As the […]

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The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History | XLSportsBlog.com

The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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Kevin Ware One of the more gruesome recent sports injuries took place during an attempt by Kevin Ware to block a three-point shot by Tyler Thornton in an Elite Eight match against Duke’s Blue Devils on March 31, 2013. Ware landed awkwardly on his right leg, shattering his tibia and suffering a compound fracture requiring […]

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Chances of Your Team Making an NFL Playoff Run | XLSportsBlog.com

Chances of Your Team Making an NFL Playoff Run

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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The NFL is quickly becoming more and more competitive.  Teams that have not been historically successful are now vying for spots in the playoffs with those that have seen years of success.  Making an NFL playoff run is much more difficult than the average fan may realize, so it is important to understand how the […]

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Biggest Change to NFL’s Safety Rules | XLSportsBlog.com

Biggest Change to NFL’s Safety Rules

Posted on 18. Nov, 2013 by .

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The game of football is a high contact sport and results in a lot of injuries.  The severity of a football injury can range any where from a minor bruise to a catastrophic neck injury. Every year the National Football League is making changes to rules and adding new rules and regulations to make the […]

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Getting Into the Football Season with Some Texans Tickets | XLSportsBlog.com

Getting Into the Football Season with Some Texans Tickets

Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 by .

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Football is definitely one of the favorite pastimes for people all around the United States. It brings so many people close together, and can even create a healthy rivalry among friends and family (healthy being the key word there). Most fans dive into the NFL with a favorite team—whether that be due to where they […]

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Looking Toward the Remaining Half of the NFL Season | XLSportsBlog.com

Looking Toward the Remaining Half of the NFL Season

Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 by .

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The NFL season has just passed its halfway mark for its fourteen week season. There have already been upset, and blowouts, with more than one team breaking the hearts of their fans. Weeks 9 and 10 are sure to be just as exciting as the first 8 weeks of season play.

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