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  1. Will Forbath keep his kicking job?

    Tom Carpenter

    As a rookie in 2012, Kai Forbath missed only one of his 18 field-goal attempts. He missed four of 22 last season, but 81.8 percent still is a respectable clip. However, Forbath was among the worst in the league when it comes to kickoffs in 2013, so t...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  2. K Jeff Reed angling to return to NFL?

    Tom Carpenter

    We haven't heard much from kicker Jeff Reed in recent years. He hasn't attempted a field goal in the NFL since he was with the San Francisco 49ers in 2010, and he didn't make the final cut after trying out for the Seattle Seahawks in 2011. Even th...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  3. Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein among nation's best shot-blockers ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla identifies the top five shot-blockers in college basketball, including Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  4. New wrinkle to Rubio's offense?

    Joe Kaiser

    The good news for Ricky Rubio is that he's improved his field goal percentage in each of his three seasons in the NBA. The bad news is the strides he's made in that area have been incremental, and he still has a long ways to go. Entering Friday, R...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  5. Field-goal posts to be narrowed by NFL?

    Tom Carpenter

    We've heard plenty of talk in recent weeks about removing extra points from the game or at least moving them back to the 25 yard line to increase the difficulty. The latter is a move that the New England Patriots have proposed. They also have put out...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  6. How Bosh has become more efficient

    Joe Kaiser

    Chris Bosh is shooting more efficiently this season than he has over any of his 10 previous seasons in the league, with an effective field goal percentage of 56.5. That's currently 1.9 percent better than last season, and 4.3 percent higher than any ...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  7. NBA - Is LeBron James taking it easy?

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh discusses whether Miami's LeBron James is on cruise control during the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  8. 2013's biggest game-changers

    Mike Sando

    The Green Bay Packers needed 8 yards for a first down and roughly 20 to get comfortably into range for the go-ahead field goal try with a playoff berth on the line at Chicago on Sunday. What they got instead was one of the more memorable plays in tea...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  9. NFL - Week 15 gambling reactions and early Week 16 line moves

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley examines early Week 16 line moves and gives his gambling takeaways from Week 15.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  10. What makes Gus Malzahn's Auburn offense so effective? - College F...

    Brian Griese

    Brian Griese examines what makes Gus Malzahn's Auburn offense so effective, and what Missouri's defense can do to try to slow it down in Saturday's SEC championship game.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  11. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - St. Peter's Peacocks

    John Templon

    John Templon previews the 2013-14 season for St. Peter's. The Peacocks, who were the worst shooting team in the conference last season and also had the worst effective field goal percentage defense, hope to not replicate 2012-13's lack of success.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  12. Ranking the nation's best defenses

    Seth Greenberg

    There are many ways to define an elite defensive team. Is it points per game? Is it points per 100 possessions? Is it defensive field goal percentage or adjusted field goal percentage? Is it points off of turnovers or the number of transition points ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  13. Louisville Cardinals top ranking of nation's best defenses - Coll...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg breaks down the best defenses in college basketball for the 2013-14 season. Louisville, which boasts elite defenders on the perimeter and in the post, leads the list.

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  14. Clemson gains kicker Alex Spence


    Rising senior kicker Alex Spence (Florence, S.C./West) committed to Clemson on Friday, according to multiple reports. According to, Spence connected on 11 of 12 field-goal attempts and averaged 39 yards per punt during his junior season....

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  15. Baylor gets K Chris Callahan


    The Bears have added a specialist to their 2013 class in kicker Chris Callahan (Houston/Second Baptist), multiple sources report. Callahan, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound prospect, made 10 of 13 field goal attempts (long of 47 yards), connected on 63 of 6...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  16. Strong-legged K Scanlon seeks interest

    Jared Shanker

    A kicker that goes 8-for-16 on field goal attempts is hardly going to make headlines. But what about when all eight misses come from outside 55 yards? That is the case with Dowagiac (Mich.) Union kicker Brett Scanlon, who connected on all of his k...

    Blog | January 08, 2013