On Oct. 4, the New York Jets beat their divisional rival Miami Dolphins 27-14, putting their record through four games at 3-1 for the first time since 2010. However, the game was significant for another reason, as it was played 4,000 miles away at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
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“Til Signing Day Do Us Part: The Craziness—In a Mostly-Good Way—of College Football Recruiting and National Signing DayBy Ethan Bauer (@ebaueri) | Feb. 14, 2015
This year, February 4th marked what some call college football’s national holiday. Yes, the much-revered and looked forward to National signing day came and went once again with the same pomp and circumstance to which it has become accustomed over the years. This year’s class, depending on which scouting service you listen to, had either Byron Cowart, Trent Thompson, or Kahlil McKenzie at the top of the list. All of them are defensive linemen, which was a theme that was certainly prevalent at the top of this year’s recruiting crop as the “big uglies” generally took up about five of the top ten spots.
January 23rd was a sad day for baseball fans everywhere as the game lost an all-time great in Ernie Banks. Banks, or “Mr.Cub,” as he was known, passed away at 83.He was a 2-time all-star, 2-time National League MVP, and a first ballot Hall-of-Famer during a career that spanned 18 years (1953-1971), all on Chicago’s north side.