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Travis Pulver

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Mar 15, 2011

5 Things NFL Players Can Do During The Lockout

Last week, we brought you the 30 expensive things you could buy with the estimated $12B that could be lost during the NFL lockout. With football no longer on their schedule, players must seek alternative means to pass the time and, in many cases, make a buck. Before we were internet moguls... we were career consultants! That's why we'd like to offer our services to the hundreds of pro football players who have grown tired twiddling their thumbs. As Tim Tebow or Kurt Warner can attest, idle hands are the devil's tools. See our top suggestions for things NFL players can do during the lockout after the jump!

Mar 6, 2011

The 10 Greatest March Madness Upsets of All Time

During the March Madness Tournament, there is always at least one underdog that overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to beat the odds on favorite. Talented underdogs give us a reason to root against the favorite; they make things interesting. They are the David that slays Goliath, the long shot that pays off. The following are some of the best and most surprising upsets in NCAA Championship Tournament history.

Jan 17, 2011

5 Sleeper Picks That Will Be “Mad” Come March [COLLEGE BASKETBALL]

One of the great things about college basketball is with so many teams there is bound to be someone that comes up and outperforms expectations every year. Maybe it’s a powerhouse that was down on its luck last year. Maybe it’s a team that was too green to finish the big games. Maybe it’s a team that needed one or two more pieces before they can be called a respectable contender. Check out our sleeper picks for the March Madness Tournament after the jump (shot)!

Jan 10, 2011

Where Will Vince Young Play Next Season? [NFL RUMORS]

If there were anyone with a more tense relationship with his coach and the fan base as Vince Young I would be surprised. Sure, Donovan McNabb's tumultuous tenure in Philly was bad, but he and Andy Reid were close. Vince, on the other hand, just can’t seem to handle the pressures involved with playing at the NFL level. While McNabb's at least lead a couple teams to championship games and a Super Bowl, Vince only has 1 Pro Bowl year under his belt and has zero playoff experience. See who we think Vince will play for next season after the jump!

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Jan 8, 2011

College Football Coaches Ready To Take The Next Step To The NFL

With the San Francisco 49ers hiring Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh, it's time to take a look at other college coaches who should make the jump to the NFL. See our top picks after the jump!

College Football’s Most WTF Bowl Game Names

If you're like me you probably sit back at least once during the bowl season and think where in the hell do these guys come up with some of the names for these games? Some are ridiculous, others silly, while many are just plain stupid. While the sponsors pay big money to have the bowl named after (or presented by) them in an effort to increase awareness and recall for their product or service, more times than not it leaves a very bad taste in the consumers' mouth (we're looking at you Papa John's!). That being said, there've been some crazy names through the years that deserve recognition for their excellence or lack thereof:

Dec 31, 2010

The 7 Greatest American Spy Films Of All-Time

The Angelina Jolie American spy film "Salt" comes out on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow (Tuesday, 12/21) so we thought we'd count down the 7 greatest American spy films of all-time. We love spies, plain and simple. They're cool, suave, slick, and they always get the girl. They have the best gadgets in the world, they drive the coolest cars, they know how to do all the things that we want to do but can't. Thankfully, Hollywood has given us plenty of great spy flicks throughout the years, so we can live vicariously. Here's the 7 best featuring red blooded patriots...

Dec 20, 2010

Top 10 Future College Football Bad-Asses

If you excel in high school football, there’s no guarantee you’ll be any good in college. You’d be surprised how...

Dec 16, 2010

Dec 14, 2010

Casting The All Female A-Team [The T&A Team?]

The A-Team releases on DVD and Blu-ray today. Unfortunately, it underwhelmed at the box office and failed to meet expectations for most fans. It's another example of a Hollywood remake of a classic TV show that gets everyone super amped only to be disappointed with the end result. Why? Because for some odd reason studios seem to think they have to give the old formula a new twist. Too often it just doesn’t work. However, there's one twist that would most definitely rock: AN ALL-FEMALE A-TEAM!

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Dec 13, 2010

What Your Favorite Drinking Game Says About You [VIDEO]

There are all sorts of personality tests out there that claim to say something about who we are as individuals....

Dec 11, 2010

Saving The Best for Last: Army/Navy [COLLEGE FOOTBALL]

This weekend there's only one FBS game on the schedule and it kicks off at 2:30 pm EST at Lincoln Financial Field. I’m talking about the 111th edition of the Army/ Navy game, one of the oldest rivalries in the nation. Navy has been on a winning streak of late with eight wins in a row to take a 54-49-7 series lead.

Dec 2, 2010

2010 Conference Championship Preview Cheerleader Edition [PICS]

Thanksgiving Weekend's games saw Nevada upset Boise State and Auburn come from behind to pull out the victory against 'Bama. This weekend's games feature a handful of conference championships (C-USA, SEC, ACC, and Big 12) along with CIVIL WAR! ... In the Pacific Northwest as the Ducks and the Beavers battle in what should be a dam quacktastic contest.

Nov 30, 2010

NFL Teams That Need New Names (POLL)

So what’s in a name? Well, for sports teams, everything. The name is the rally cry, the identity, the face of the franchise, and the word that strikes fear in the opponent. A good name leads to a cool mascot, which leads to a source of inspiration for players and fans alike. However, there are some team names that are laughable and/or synonymous with failure and/or humiliation. These are those teams...

Nov 29, 2010

COED’s All-Hollywood Football Team

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s new movie “Faster” released in theaters last week. Many people know that Dwayne was a huge...

Nov 25, 2010

Celebrity WAGs Most Likely To Murder Someone

The Next Three Days came out this past weekend. The film stars Elizabeth Banks as a woman accused of murder. Her husband, played by Russell Crowe, attempts to clear her name. The thriller got us thrilled about all the crazy wives and girlfriends who could potentially murder someone, whether it be their mate, their extramarital date, or Jon and Kate Plus 8. Sure, we all get upset at our significant others once in a while and maybe we even fantasize about doin' some damage but a lil' thing called reason comes into our head and we chill the F out. We're not so sure the same would happen for these wild WAGs.

Nov 24, 2010

College Football 2010 Week 13 Preview: Cheerleader Edition

This is the time of the college football season when champions are made and rivals do battle. This week's contests feature the 'Noles trying to spear the Gators, a shootout in the Lone Star State, Cam Newton in the Iron Bowl, Wildcats hoping to get buckwild on the Ducks, Boise State's push for #1, and the Buckeyes trying to avoid an upset against the Michigan Wolverines. Read our predictions then check out our cheerleaders!

Nov 19, 2010

College Football 2010 Week 12 Preview: Cheerleader Edition [PICS]

Last week, Oregon barely survived Cal, Auburn didn’t pull away from Georgia, San Diego State gave TCU all it could handle, Gamecocks cold-cocked the Gators. This week's matchups feature a pair of 'Eyes in Ohio State vs. Iowa, a couple of clawed woodland creatures with Michigan facing Wisconsin, a Cali rivalry, Hogs and Bulldogs, and stormy weather for the Hokies. Who will win? Click through to find out!

Nov 11, 2010

College Football 2010 Week 11 Preview: Cheerleader Edition [PICS]

Last week, Oklahoma and South Carolina got spanked and Stanford embarrassed Arizona. The LSU / Alabama game topped them all. We look ahead to this week's game featuring the Gamecocks vs. Florida, Miss State and Alabama, Ohio State vs. Penn State, A&M vs. Baylor, and K-State vs. Mizzou.

Nov 9, 2010

The NFL’s Worst TV Announcers, Analysts, & Sideline Reporters

Football is a beautiful game; The classic struggle of man versus man, the pop of pads hitting pads, the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, and, of course, the cheerleaders and tailgating. As much as we might hate to admit it, the people networks pay to talk to us during the game are important to the whole experience. You get the right people in the booth and on the field and even the worst games can become worth watching. However, you get the wrong people in those spots and even the best games can become unbearable to watch.

Nov 5, 2010

College Football 2010 Week 10 Preview: Cheerleader Edition [PICS]

Florida vs. Georgia was the best football game on TV last weekend. Quality football and the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail...

Nov 4, 2010

The League’s Best Episodes (So Far)

Man craves social interaction. Man thrives on competition and loves to feel victory. So, when your job or your domesticated ho hum drill at home can't satisfy that need, where do you turn? Thank God for fantasy football. The League is all about that. Here are the best 5 episodes so far.

Nov 3, 2010

Black Bear Replaces Colonel Reb, Which Other Mascots Should Go?

Back in 2003 the mascot world was thrown for a loop when Ole Miss decided to give in to lame,...

Nov 3, 2010

Should Athletes Be Allowed To Tweet In Season?

This season, the NFL has responded negatively to athletes tweeting on the field and off. Plenty of guys break the rules (Ochocinco, T.O.) and have literally paid the price in the form of fines. In college, it's a different story. Coaches can’t fine these guys. So, what is a coach to do when players are tweeting prior to and during games? What if there are players tweeting inappropriate things during their free time?

Nov 1, 2010

Dallas vs San Francisco: Which City Is Better?

The Texas Rangers are on the brink of elimination as they head into Game 5 of the 2010 World Series tonight. While watching the games up to this point, there are certain characteristics and idiosyncrasies we picked up from each team's respective hometown. If you're not a Rangers or Giants fan, who do you route for? More importantly, if you had the choice to be in the winner's city after clinching their World Series Championship, which would you choose? Dallas or San Fran? COED gives you the lowdown on which city is better.

Oct 29, 2010

2010 College Football Week 9 Preview: Cheerleader Edition [PICS]

Week 8 certainly had its share of fireworks. Another #1 bit the dust and Auburn earned the right to be the next BCS #1 with a win over LSU. This week one of the best rivalries in the nation will take place for the 88th time as the Florida Gators take on the Georgia Bulldogs; otherwise known as the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party.

Oct 28, 2010

Blue Mountain State: Brian Bosworth Says Don’t Have Sex

For those of you that have never seen one of the funniest shows on cable, Blue Mountain State is a show about a fictional college football team that airs on Spike Wednesdays at 11PM (eastern time). Anyone that has played football will tell you that the show might be based on a fictional team the subject matter is anything but fiction.

Oct 27, 2010

5 Keys to Dominate Your NBA Fantasy League Draft

Fantasy football team got you down? It's not too late to dominate a fantasy league - it just won't be football. How about you draft a winning NBA fantasy team? With the season just starting up it's still not too late to get a league going. Here are some tips on drafting a winning fantasy team.

Oct 26, 2010

5 Players That Could Save Your Fantasy NBA Season

With the NBA season getting set to tip off there are guys around the nation (okay, maybe some girls too) that are bragging about the fantasy team they just drafted. However, secretly they are just like the rest of their league; insecure, nervous, and scared. If you would rather spend your time drinking and making fun of your buddy’s team just read on (we did the research for you).

Oct 24, 2010

Picking Up Chicks In Non Pick Up Situations

Every weekend us single dudes go out to the bars, clubs, and parties with one thing in mind—hooking up. Sometimes the bar doesn't work. Fear not! It's entirely possible to make a move on a chick at any time and in any place; it all depends on your approach. We went out, did a little research, and have come up with a few helpful hints.

Oct 22, 2010

5 Fantasy Football Players that Could Save your Season

Like with every season there have been a few unexpected surprises, guys that were probably not drafted at all but have become major players. If these guys are still available you may want to snatch them up immediately.

Oct 21, 2010

College Football 2010 Week 8 Preview: Cheerleader Edition [PICS]

The Wisconsin Badgers upset the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Texas Longhorns upset Nebraska and Heisman hopefuls had a shootout in the highest scoring non-overtime game in the SEC. This week's top games feature Auburn/LSU, Nebraska/Oklahoma State, Wisconsin/Iowa, and Oklahoma/Missouri. Here are some cheerleaders to get you pumped!

Oct 20, 2010

Dolph Lundgren Is The Killing Machine

Dolph Lundgren has portrayed just about every kind of ass-kicking persona Hollywood could create. In honor of the release of Dolph Lundgren Is The Killing Machine, we ran down some of his more memorable quotes from his best movies.

Oct 18, 2010

10 Beers With Ridiculous Names

We drink certain beers because they're cheap, taste great, or get you drunk quicker. But, there are some beers we drink simply because we love the name! The following 10 beers have the most peculiar names on the market.