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4hAaron Schatz

Schatz: Five offenses built to win now

Aaron Schatz uses Football Outsiders' snap-weighted age metric to determine which offenses are getting older and making a concerted effort to win now.

DeSean Jackson still unhappy with Eagles release (2:55)
Athletes as fans: Lindsey Vonn (0:33)
Jim Brown: No middle ground on Manziel (1:57)
Sam Ho

Which athletic achievements deserve an ESPY?

Your vote decides who will take home the ESPY for Best Male and Female Athlete, Best Play and so much more. The results will air on the 2015 ESPYS on July 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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Joyner: Key fantasy stats for QBs

In the first installment of a three-part series on the statistical difference makers, or Big Numbers, when it comes to grading fantasy football prospects, KC Joyner examines quarterbacks.


Brief history of strange kicker/punter moments

Steve Weatherford isn't the first punter or kicker to draw attention for something besides booting footballs. We revisit the "idiot kicker," the ax mishap and other kicking fraternity weirdness.


Now pitching ... Odell Beckham Jr.?

The Can-Am League's Rockland Boulders were impressed with the Giants WR's pitching at a celebrity softball game. Said GM Shawn Reilly: "We think that getting experience pitching to professional hitters will give him the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Deon (sic) Sanders and Bo Jackson." (via LoHud's website)

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Countdown to the Body Issue: 5 days

Ready, set, hike! 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick posed for the magazine in 2012. The new issue will be released July 6.

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Virtual reality technology in sports

Ever wanted to take in a football game from Tom Brady's point of view? Technology may be able to help. Virtual sports


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Bobby Bonilla collects $1.193M from Mets today, as he will each July 1 through 2035; makes more this yr than R. Wilson has in each NFL year.

Kevin Seifert @SeifertESPN

Had a legitimate need to cite Dejarik in an Inside Slant post I’m working on. It’s a good day and it’s not even 7 a.m. yet.

Candlestick demolition nearly complete

Construction crews continue taking apart the San Francisco ballpark, the former home of the Giants and 49ers, which hosted its final event last year. The site eventually will become home to a mix of houses, hotels and shops.


Russell Wilson on stats, money, life

"There's only one [number] that matters. It comes down to wins. Wins and being clutch. I believe every time I have the opportunity, I'm going to find a way to win." Complete Q&A

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NFL's highest-paid QBs

The average cash value for the contract of Seahawks QB Russell Wilson ($749K) is considerably lower than many of the league's premier signal callers.

NFLPA spokesman calls Vincent 'small'

NFL executive Troy Vincent criticized the players' union for spending money to go through the court system to challenge the NFL. In response, George Atallah tweeted: "You consider the infinite number of ways to respond to something like this & simple is best: 'small.'"

NFL exec Troy Vincent critical of NFLPA

"Look at the amount of money being spent on legal fees for a handful of people. ... Men are in transition who aren't doing well, and yet $8M to $10 million dollars a year is spent in court fees." Vincent Q&A

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Favre: I can still make the throws

Former QB Brett Favre is 45 but told Sports Illustrated: "Do I think I could play and lead a team? Look, no. But I could play. I could make all the throws I made before, I just couldn't throw it near as far, but that never matters anyway."

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Russell Wilson assuming all the risk

Said Adam Caplan: "If he suffers a significant injury, you don't know what's going to happen."


Is Favre serious about a NFL return?

ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky says a Brett Favre return to the NFL is "way more than he could handle at this point" at age 45.


Beast Mode dives into Skittles

If you've ever wanted to see Marshawn Lynch take his trademark backward end-zone dive out of the endzone and into a giant container of Skittles, wait no longer. Lynch's colorful dive

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OTD: Atlanta awarded an NFL franchise

On June 30, 1965, the NFL awarded its 15th franchise to Atlanta, and a contest was announced to name the team, with the "Falcons" being chosen by many. They played their first season in 1966.

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Russell Wilson: A $25M QB?

The Seahawk said his play will determine his pay: "I continue to love the game for what it is ... and continue to play no matter how much I'm getting paid, no matter if it's $25 million or if it's $1.5 million." 'I love Seattle'

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Josh Freeman on the Dolphins' bubble

The former first-round draft pick and Pro Bowler is looking to make an NFL comeback, but, according to ESPN's James Walker, Freeman has only a 30 percent chance of making Miami's 53-man roster.

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