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  1. Buzz That Was -- Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa scores big po...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Guillermo "the Mexican Jesus" Ochoa saved his country with stop after brilliant stop in a World Cup draw with Brazil. As for Russian keeper Igor Akinfeev, well, he might want to steer clear of Vladimir Putin for a little while.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
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  3. NFL honors Phil Dawson again

    Bill Williamson

    When Phil Dawson's consecutive field goal streak of 27 ended with a 24-yard missed field goal, the NFC Player of the Week seemed farfetched. However, the 38-year-old Dawson went from unexpected goat to 49ers savior by hitting a 56-yard field goal ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  4. Sam Ficken went from Penn State's goat to hero in 11 weeks

    Josh Moyer

    Penn State's Sam Ficken was the worst kicker in football last season, especially if you believe Twitter. But with the help of a Pro Bowler and a change in technique, Ficken set a school record for consecutive made field goals earlier this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  5. NFL Hot Read: Replacement refs tell their side of the story

    Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs

    The NFL's replacement refs came from all walks of life and exited the stage in dramatic fashion. Who were they? Why did they do it? And where will they go now?

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  6. Ayers fortunate not to be goat for Titans

    Paul Kuharsky

    Akeem Ayers is an improving player who's a central figure in a young Titans defense. But his roughing the passer penalty late in regulation was a crusher for Tennessee Sunday and nearly blew the game. With Shaun Hill in his arms but the ball go...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  7. Secret 'stache? Not for Rams' Jeff Fisher

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams' last few head coaches arrived with halos and departed with goat horns. Their new coach, Jeff Fisher, brings his own prop: the NFL's most recognizable mustache. Fisher's famed 'stache isn't quite in regular-season form. He wo...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  8. What to make of cornerback Vontae Davis?

    James Walker

    You knew this was coming. With HBO's "Hard Knocks" around, the main concern from a football standpoint was that someone would get exposed. It didn't take long for HBO to find its first goat in the premier episode Tuesday: Miami Dolphins cornerback...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  9. Poll results: Division's biggest playoff goat

    Jamison Hensley

    The winner of the poll that no one wants to win is Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff. In a SportsNation poll of over 5,300 voters, half named Cundiff as the biggest playoff goat in the AFC North. With the Ravens trailing 23-20 with 11 seconds remaining ...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  10. Poll: Biggest playoff goat in AFC North

    Jamison Hensley

    Three AFC North teams entered the playoffs, and all three can point to one or two players who hurt their chances of advancing in the postseason. So, who is the biggest postseason goat in the division this season? Here are the candidates: Chris ...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  11. NFL -- What's it like to be the goat?

    Ross Tucker

    The players who made critical errors in the championship games have some sleepless nights, Ross Tucker writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  12. The internet makes life harder for today's NFL playoff goats

    DJ Gallo

    The NFL Hangover says life is harder for today's playoff goats.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  13. Game review: Heroes and goats

    Rich Cimini

    We're going to have to stretch for heroes; that's what happens after a 45-19 loss: THREE UP * DE Muhammad Wilkerson. The rookie was far from perfect in this game, but he finished with six tackles, one sack, three tackles-for-loss and one f...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  14. Game review: Heroes and goats

    Rich Cimini

    The Jets played hard-to-watch football for three-plus quarters, but they erupted for three touchdowns in a span of three minutes, burying the Redskins, 34-19, Sunday at FedEx Field. THREE UP * Shonn Greene. He scored a career-high three to...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  15. Game review: Just like Tebow

    Rich Cimini

    This was a fascinating game because it contained so many subplots, and it included a bunch of heroes (Plaxico Burress, Santonio Holmes and Mark Sanchez) and one undeniable goat (Stevie Johnson). Give credit to the Jets' offense for executing in th...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  16. Game review: Heroes and goats

    Rich Cimini

    Some positives and negatives from the Jets' 28-24 win over the Bills: THREE UP * Mark Sanchez. It wasn't pretty, but he got his team in the end zone and walked away with a win. He became the first Jets QB since Joe Namath in 1968 to have f...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  17. The Fabulous & the Flops of Week 9

    Bill Barnwell

    We've got a lot to talk about in this week's Fabulous and the Flops. In going through the numbers and our notes for each game from Sunday, we discovered a pair of unexpected heroes who were really goats, a previously unreported curse, and a stunning ...

    Blog | November 08, 2011