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  • College football’s Heisman Trophy: from Berwanger to Manziel

    On the evening of Dec. 14, the 79th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation will be telecast live by ESPN. As the usual suspense builds about who will be named this season’s best college player, here are some fun facts to throw into your water cooler Heisman conversations.

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  • College football’s Heisman Trophy: from Berwanger to Manziel

    On the evening of Dec. 14, the 79th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation will be telecast live by ESPN. As the usual suspense builds about who will be named this season’s best college player, here are some fun facts to throw into your water cooler Heisman conversations.

  • Preakness 2013 preview: Orb hopes inside track will lead to victory

    Eight other horses will try to take down Kentucky Derby winner Orb Saturday at the Preakness in Maryland.

  • Saints' Sean Payton suspended for 2012 NFL season over player bounties

    The NFL has ruled that New Orleans head coach Sean Payton must sit out all of next season. Gregg Williams, his former defensive coordinator and bounty instigator, is suspended indefinitely.

  • Gallery NFL DRAFT: No. 1 draft picks that made the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.

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