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Fall of a Titan: The Warriors Are the New Underdogs of the NBA

Just as quickly as they rose to dominance in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors have found themselves at the bottom of the heap after a dismal start to the…

2-Star Recruits Who Made it to The NFL

The NFL is home to the best football players on the planet. We can all agree on that. But for some, it wasn’t always that way. In fact, there are…

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Markelle Fultz Is the Underdog of the 2020 NBA Season

As with anything else in life, it’s all about the odds. If you played on your varsity team in high school, you are sitting at about a 0.03% chance of…

By Johnny Peterson

NBA’s Top Superstars Join Two Former Underdog Franchises in a Battle of Los Angeles

If you’ve been following the NBA, you’ll know that the real drama happens during the offseason. Especially in the last 5 years. No one cares about the regular season, and…

By Johnny Peterson

NFL Preview: The Quintessential Football Underdog, Teams That’ll Beat the Odds, and More

In the immortal words of one of the gritty heroes referenced in this piece once said: “An underdog is a hungry dog.”  With football season fast approaching, I asked our…

By Charlie Salek
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