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Football Minor Leagues

Skip Sauer from The Sports Economist, reports that there is a new football league that will sprout up with the best of college football’s undrafted players. It will be called the All American Football League (AAFL), and will contain 8 teams and a 14 game schedule. Players and coaches will be employed by the league, […]

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Alabama is Serious about Agent Regulations

Since the post made about the UAAA (Uniform Athlete Agents Agent) on January 6th, one new state has passed the act, making it 34 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S Virgin Islands as adherents. Alabama is one of those states. Section 8-26A-4 of Alabama’s state act under the UAAA says: (a) Except as […]

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What Went Wrong in the Reggie Bush Sweepstakes?

When I first posted on Reggie Bush’s decision to forgo his senior year of college to participate in the 2006 NFL Draft, it seemed that he would be a shoe-in to the Houston Texans with the first overall pick (See: The Reggie Bush Sweepstakes). I will admit when I am wrong, and I most definitely […]

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Get Your Last 2006 NFL Draft Predictions In!

With the 2006 NFL Draft only a few days away, it seems very necessary to post on the subject. The NFL has become the premier sport in America and many believe that it is organized better than any other major sport. But instead of getting involved in a heavy discussion about the business side of […]

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Is Being A Sports Agent Rocket Science?

Last night on ESPN’s Outside The Lines, the agent situation for three athletes was examined. These 3 topics were discussed: 1. Vince Young’s selection of Major Adams as his agent 2. Lance Berkman’s original selection of his father as his agent 3. The agent selection process for Jonathan Vilma 1. Vince Young’s selection of Major […]

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Mel Kiper’s initial prediction

Mel Kiper’s current prediction on how the draft will turn out (* means underclassman): 1. Houston — *Reggie Bush, RB, USC 2. New Orleans — Matt Leinart, QB, Southern California 3. Tennessee — *Vince Young, QB, Texas 4. New York Jets — D’Brickashaw Ferguson, OT, Virginia 5. Green Bay — *Mario Williams, DE, NC State […]

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The Vincent Young Raffle

Well if Reggie Bush gets a sweepstakes, I figure Vincent Young deserves a raffle. With a 22 point Nielson-index rating (35.6 million of the 130 million American TV households watched), the entire country was able to see just how much Vincent Young meant to his undefeated Texas Longhorn team. But if he declares himself eligible […]

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The Reggie Bush Sweepstakes

So the Houston Texans officially won…by losing A LOT! The top 7 picks of the 2006 NFL Draft will be in this order: 1. Houston Texans (2-14) 2. New Orleans Saints (3-13) 3. Tennessee Titans (4-12) 4. New York Jets (4-12) 5. Green Bay Packers (4-12) 6. Oakland Raiders (4-12) 7. San Fransisco 49ers (4-12)…boy […]

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Chalk One up for the Gators 31-24

Outback Bowl win this year…National Championship next year…you heard it here first! With some of the top recruits in the nation (see: Tim Tebow, Percy Harvin, Carl Johnson) coming to UF next year and the current #1 Recruiting class in the nation, you have to think that the Gainesville, Fl. campus will be swamped (oh, […]