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What Is the Downtown Athletic Club?

The Downtown Athletic Club first presented college football’s prestigious Heisman Trophy in 1935. After the Downtown Athletic Club declared bankruptcy in 2002, the Heisman Trust has continued the tradition. But what is the Downtown Athletic Club exactly, and what is its history? It’s certainly not limited to the Heisman Trophy alone. We’ve put together a … Continued


Who is the Heisman Trophy Named After?

The finalists for college football’s coveted Heisman trophy have been announced! The winner of the 2017 award will be either Lamar Jackson (quarterback, St. Louis), Baker Mayfield (quarterback, Oklahoma) or Bryce Love (running back, Stanford). The 2017 awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, December 9th at 6:00 pm and broadcast on ESPN. The prestigious … Continued


Week 14 NFL DFS 2017: 5 Core Plays and 5 Fades

Welcome to the week 14 edition of NFL DFS 5 Starts and 5 Fades! Last week our core was good enough to build up our cash-game bankroll, but Jordan Howard’s disappointing performance kept us from major tournament cashes. After researching for this week, I am confident we can keep our cashing streak alive. We’ve got … Continued


What Is Roger Goodell’s Net Worth?

Roger Goodell just received another huge payday, thanks to a vote from the NFL owners. According to this piece at Newsweek, the NFL commissioner has been signed to a new five-year contract. Goodell’s contract is heavily incentive-laden. He’ll make $3.5MM as an annual base salary. However, that figure could increase to $50MM if the NFL … Continued


LIVESTREAM: MLS Cup Free Livestream 2017

The MLS Cup will be televised this Saturday (December 9th) at 4:00pm on ESPN. This year’s championship match will be a rematch of the teams featured in last year’s cup. In 2016, the Seattle Sounders defeated the Toronto FC 5-4 in the franchise’s first ever MLS Cup victory. Toronto will no doubt be looking for … Continued


Aaron Boone Facts: Wife, Family and Net Worth

Aaron Boone has long been etched as a hero in New York Yankees lore, having hit the game-winning walk-off home run against the Boston Red Sox in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS. But he may be adding a new chapter to his history. According to reports, the Yankees are set to hire Boone as their … Continued


Nippon Professional Baseball: 3 Fast Facts About Japan’s Pro Baseball League

Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) has agreed to post their premier player Shohei Ohtani; this posting process will make him available for any of the 30 Major League Baseball teams to sign. Ohtani is often referred to as the Japanese Babe Ruth, and excels as both a pitcher and hitter. He has played for the Nippon-Ham Fighters … Continued


Does Giancarlo Stanton Have a Girlfriend?

Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton won the National League’s prestigious MVP award last month. Among his accolades in 2017 were an MLB-leading 59 home runs, 132 RBI and .631 slugging percentage. He played good defense in right field and was worth a total of 6.9 Wins Above Replacement. According to rumors around baseball, the Marlins are … Continued


How Does the FIFA World Cup Final Draw Work?

With the 2017 FIFA World Cup set to begin on December 16th, teams have finalized their squad lists. On Friday, those 32 teams be watching closely as the 2017 World Cup draw takes place. Gary Lineker will be the host for the draw, and Maria Komandnaya will be his co-hosts. Eight “high profile” assistants will … Continued


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