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#YourMottoHere: What's in a college football team's slogan?

"Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose!" is one of the greatest motivational mantras ever. Unfortunately, it belongs to a fictional team on "Friday Night Lights," a TV series that went off the air in 2011. However, the saying conveys how seriously football teams take sloganeering. While some slogans...

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Air Jordans: 31 years, shoe-by-shoe

Air Jordans: 31 years, shoe-by-shoe

The Air Jordan basketball shoe is nearly as iconic as the athlete himself. The latest incarnation, the Air Jordan XXXI, will be available in September for $185 a pair. Here is a visual history of the Air Jordan with release dates and prices.

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Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews to wear 'A' for Team Canada

Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews to wear 'A' for Team Canada

The leader of the Blackhawks will help lead his country during the World Cup of Hockey. Jonathan Toews, who has been captain of the Hawks since 2008, was named an alternate captain for Team Canada on Thursday for the upcoming two-week tournament that will be held in Toronto. The Pittsburgh Penguins'...

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