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A general view of TCF Bank Stadium before the game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Nebraska Cornhuskers on October 26, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

UMinn President: Keep Redskins Name Out Of Our Stadium

The University of Minnesota says it is working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins’ nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November.

08/07/2014

ESPN analyst Tim Tebow looks on during the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Auburn Tigers at the Rose Bowl on January 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow Embracing Analyst Job While Waiting On NFL

The former first-round pick said his agent has fielded some calls from interested NFL teams — he declined to name which teams — but added no deal is imminent.

08/07/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Jets’ Geno Facing Critical Preseason Test In 2nd Year

Preseason games don’t matter? Don’t tell that to Jets quarterback Geno Smith, because his career may depend on them.

08/07/2014

Andre Johnson #80 Houston Texans is tackled by LaRon Landry #30 of the Indianapolis Colts during the NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Andre Johnson Needs To Buy In If Houston Texans Want To Win

The Houston Texans have a brand new head coach and starting quarterback. The only way they can win this season is if their best player, wide receiver Andre Johnson, buys into the new system.

08/07/2014

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6 Most Overpaid Athletes

Because we think that extra million is just one too many.

08/06/2014

David Wilson during his farewell press conference on August 6, 2014. (Photo by Ernie Acosta/WFAN)

David Wilson Bids Tearful Goodbye To Football

The Giants running back had trouble keeping it together during his farewell press conference on Wednesday. But he said his were tears of joy.

08/06/2014

Rashad Jennings (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images), David Wilson  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images), Andre Williams (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Palladino: Giants Will Go On Without David Wilson

By the time the Jennings-Williams rotation shows any results worth serious analysis, Wilson and his short career will be far from anyone’s mind. Football is cold-hearted that way.

08/06/2014

Quarterback Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Make Or Break Year For Andy Dalton

The primary focal point of pretty much every football team is the quarterback. Some teams have an elite quarterback they want to keep around for as long as possible. They are set at the position, and they don’t worry about anything other than injury or retirement. Then, there are the teams that know they have a problem under center. Their quarterback won’t cut it, but they have to wait to get the opportunity to improve.

08/06/2014

David Wilson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Career Ends Too Soon, But David Wilson Will ‘Always Be A Giant’

“I don’t want anybody to feel sorry for me, or pity me,” David Wilson said in a statement. “I lived my dream. A lot of people only get to dream their dream. I lived that dream.”

08/05/2014

Muhammad Wilkerson (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets’ Wilkerson: ‘I Feel Like I’m An Elite Player’

The 24-year-old might be the Jets’ most valuable player. A first alternate for the Pro Bowl last year, he heads into his fourth season with even higher expectations.

08/05/2014

Jared Allen #69 of the Minnesota Vikings. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Jared Allen: The Newest Monster Of The Midway

With former Bear defensive end Julius Peppers leaving Chicago to go to Green Bay, it looks like the Bears have already found his replacement in the form of former Viking defensive end Jared Allen. A man who has played fewer years yet has more sacks than Peppers. It seems like a smart decision.

08/05/2014

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12 Hilarious Reactions To Andy Dalton’s Contract With The Bengals On Twitter

Here are the top 12 most hilarious reactions to Andy Dalton’s contract on Twitter.

08/04/2014

Geno Smith leaves the field at Jets training camp. (Photo by Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

Geno Smith No. 1 On Jets’ Depth Chart; Will Start Thursday

Despite the talk of competition, it seems this is Geno’s job to lose. Michael Vick was listed as the backup, and third-stringer Matt Simms had the edge over rookie Tajh Boyd.

08/04/2014

Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kallas: Inconsistent Goodell Turns Rice Suspension Into National Disgrace

Commissioner Goodell repeatedly said “you have to respond to facts here” regarding Ray Rice’s suspension. Well, here are some facts.

08/04/2014

Jon Bon Jovi attends an NFL game in London, England in 2012. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Bills Fans Not Buying Bon Jovi’s Commitment To Buffalo

Calling it his intention to “carry on Ralph Wilson’s legacy,” Jon Bon Jovi said his group is committed to working with officials to identify a new stadium site in the region.

08/04/2014

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