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Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott | ‘I’d Never Protest During the Anthem’

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott | ‘I’d Never Protest During the Anthem’

Scott Morefield | Reporter Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said on Friday that he isn’t affected by his team’s policy of standing during the national anthem because he would “never protest” during the song’s performance. WATCH:  “It has no affect to me because I do exactly what I’m doing and what I’ve said and […]

Check Out Our First College Football Rankings of the Year | Number One Might Surprise You

Check Out Our First College Football Rankings of the Year | Number One Might Surprise You

David Hookstead | Reporter It’s that time of year again for The Smoke Room’s college football power rankings. The season is about a month away, and I couldn’t be more excited. Within a few weeks, we’ll be sucking down beers, watching our teams and cheering like hell for them to win. As I did last year, I’m […]

It’s Not a Bad Idea to Play College Football Games on Weekdays

It’s Not a Bad Idea to Play College Football Games on Weekdays

David Hookstead | Reporter I recently found myself contemplating whether college football games should be played on weekdays. I was reading an interesting article over at SB Nation that discussed the future of the sport and television revenue. One of the things discussed was how television has driven games off of the Saturday slate and into the […]

Prepare for College Football with Highlights of the Best Running Back in America [VIDEO]

Prepare for College Football with Highlights of the Best Running Back in America [VIDEO]

David Hookstead | Reporter We’re only 36 days away from the return of college football, and that means it’s time to start watching some highlights. Nobody is better carrying the rock than Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor. Absolutely nobody carves up defenses like he does. I’d rather watch 24 hours of game tape on him from […]

Cowboy’s Valuation Is Proof Football Is Still King

Cowboy’s Valuation Is Proof Football Is Still King

William Boyd | Contributor   The Dallas Cowboys were valued by Forbes as the most valuable sports team in the world for the third straight year. The Cowboys are currently valued at $4.8 billion, and are ranked ahead of three soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Barcelona, in that order, all over $4 billion). Dallas is nearly worth […]

Here’s How Many Days There Are Until The NFL Returns

Here’s How Many Days There Are Until The NFL Returns

David Hookstead | Reporter There are only 55 days until the Philadelphia Eagles play the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL season opener on September 6. There’s nothing that gets me juiced more than a great football game and the season being in full-swing. Football is in the fabric of our country and the society we all live in. I’m just not sure I can […]

Sports Agents Used to Worry About Nude Photos | Now They’re Worried About Tweets

Sports Agents Used to Worry About Nude Photos | Now They’re Worried About Tweets

  David Hookstead | Reporter The concerns of sports agents sure have changed over time because of social media. The New York Post recently took a dive into what concerns agents have about their clients, and they got an all-time golden quote from one publicist. The publicist told them, “We used to worry about people accidentally […]

ACC Coaches Want to Expand the March Madness Field

ACC Coaches Want to Expand the March Madness Field

  David Hookstead | Reporter ACC coaches apparently want to expand the March Madness field to 72 teams, according to Brett McMurphy. McMurphy recently tweeted, “ACC basketball coaches recommend NCAA tourney to expand from 68 to 72 teams, widen the lane [and] move [the] 3-point line back. They do not favor changing from halves to four quarters.” […]

This Is The Team That Will Be On HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ This Season

This Is The Team That Will Be On HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ This Season

By Mike Brest | Contributor The Cleveland Browns will be featured this year on HBO’s yearly series “Hard Knocks,” which follows a football team through the stages of preseason workouts and training camp, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. While the Browns went winless last year, and have gone 1-31 over their last two seasons, there is some quiet excitement surrounding the team […]

ESPN Just Announced a Surprising New ‘Monday Night Football’ Lineup

ESPN Just Announced a Surprising New ‘Monday Night Football’ Lineup

By Jena Greene | Reporter ESPN really seems bent on shaking things up. In a brand new statement on Thursday morning, the massive sports network announced they were changing their “Monday Night Football” lineup entirely, adding new commentators and switching up its old announcing format. As “Monday Night Football” goes into its 49th season, ESPN will feature newly retired former […]

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