Off The Bench

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The Strongest NFL Players

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The common NFL player not only needs to possess the intelligence to learn a playbook and read the rival’s scheme on the fly, but they must retain the perfect balance…

Here’s All the Cussing in Drew Magary’s “Why Your Team Sucks” for the Top/Bottom 4 Teams

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Drew Magary has a “popular” series on Deadspin that lists all the ways that every NFL team sucks. Similar to the past-gone Puck Daddy eulogies, some of these are amazing…

Which MLB Teams Are Having the Most Surprising and Disappointing Seasons?

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Every baseball season, some teams surprise their fans — whether that’s in a positive way or not. Some teams unexpectedly become viable contenders for a World Series title, while others…

What All Do You Need to Go Skiing?

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There’s no greater feeling than spending a day on the slopes and a night with some hot drinks, bad taxidermy and good conversations. Skiing is an exhilarating sport that is…

How to Train for a Half-Marathon

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Want to take your running program to the next level? Training for a half-marathon allows you to truly test the limits of your running ability. You’ll also learn a lot…

How to Stay Safe Running in the Summer Heat

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Summer is the best time for outside activities. It stays light later, and there’s less of a chance you’ll be rained on. For runners, these are the best conditions to…

How to Increase Strength Without Weights

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It’s possible to gain strength without going to the gym. It might seem hard to believe at first, but you don’t even need weights to improve your strength. In fact,…

7 Ways to Improve Your Golf Game

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Golfers can improve their game with a variety of tips and practices, enhancing their chipping, putting, form and general mental preparation. Golf is a game where intricacies matter, with every…