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Watch Some Dude Pull His Hamstring for a Copy of Madden

11 months agoSports : Deadspin

Down in Florida this week, EA Sports challenged people to run the NFL's all-important 40-yard dash—traveled nearly 25 years ago by one Barry Sanders of Wichita, Kansas in 4.37 seconds—and offering copies of Madden NFL 25 to 100 winners. We hope the guy at 0:16 got one as a consolation prize. Read more...

Watch Some Dude Pull His Hamstring for a Copy of Madden

Down in Florida this week, EA Sports challenged people to run the NFL's all-important 40-yard dash, traveled nearly 25 years ago by one Barry Sanders of Wichita, Kansas in 4.37 seconds, offering 100 copies of the game to winners. We hope the guy at 0:16 got one as a consolation prize. Read more...

Barry Sanders makes fans dash for their copies of Madden ’14

It's almost MaddenMas, everybody! Yes, the August release date of the latest edition of Madden is the day when gamers everywhere, be they children or overgrown children, dive headfirst into their own versions of the NFL, where the Raiders or Chargers or Cardinals can reign supreme. Show More Summary

Barry Sanders Disappears Once Again in Pepsi MAX Ad Tied to Madden NFL 25

11 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Barry Sanders has always been good at the vanishing act. He did it most famously in 1999 by retiring from the NFL at age 30, when he was just 1,457 yards short of the league rushing record. He does it again, comically, in this new Pepsi MAX ad from TBWA\Chiat\Day in Los Angeles and director Matt Dilmore. Show More Summary

Barry Sanders Shows Off His Ability to Disappear in 'Madden NFL 25' Ad

NFL Hall of Famer Barry Sanders retired with 99 career rushing touchdowns. In this latest ad for Madden NFL 25, which Sanders will appear on the cover of, he's asked why he retired when he did before showing off his secret talent. Hat tip to FTW for the find. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Cold Hard Fact for Monday, August 19, 2013

Fact: Barry Sanders holds the record for most rushing touchdowns in a college football season with 37 during Oklahoma State's 1988 season. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Wikipedia Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com

Barry Sanders explains why he's a Lions fan

The Lions Twitter account wanted to know why its followers are Lions fans. Barry Sander's answer was definitely the best.

Calvin Johnson hasn’t enjoyed much team success

Barry Sanders and Calvin Johnson both became slam-dunk additions to the Lions’ Mt. Rushmore.  When it comes to team accomplishments, however, neither enjoyed much success. As Anwar Richardson of MLive.com points out, Johnson has struggled through some awful Lions teams.  In this age of supposed parity, Johnson has appeared in one playoff game in six…

Watch the Gameplay Trailer for ‘Madden 25? for Xbox One & PS4

The E3 Conference was the stage for the recent unveil of Madden 25 for next generation systems Xbox One and PS4. Showing off the capabilities of EA’s next-gen Ignite engine, Barry Sanders is set to appear on the Xbox 360/PS3… Watch the Gameplay Trailer for ‘Madden 25? for Xbox One & PS4 is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.

Barry Sanders runs away with Lions’ Mt. Rushmore

On Monday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, we unveiled the Lions’ Mt. Rushmore. To little surprise, running back Barry Sanders was the favorite of PFT Planet. In fact, he technically appeared on 104 percent of the ballots, which means that plenty of you voted for fewer than four Lions.  Which given the team’s…

Adrian Peterson gracing the cover of next-gen Madden 25

While legendary Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders is the cover athlete of current-gen versions of Madden 25, current Minnesota Vikings superstar Adrian Peterson was announced as the cover athlete for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game at EA's E3 press conference today. Show More Summary

ProFootballTalk: Lions’ Mt. Rushmore

Barry Sanders, Bobby Layne, Alex Karras and Calvin Johnson make Mike Florio’s Detroit Lions’ Mt. Rushmore. Who makes your list?

UFC 160's Roy Nelson will never get a heavyweight title shot thanks to the ‘business’ of ‘politics’

What do former National Football League (NFL) running back Barry Sanders and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Roy Nelson have in common? Neither of them will ever have the opportunity to compete in the championship game,...Show More Summary

Detroit Lions Running Back Breakdown: Full Evaluation and Depth Chart Analysis

Ever since that fateful day in 1999 when Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders retired, the Detroit Lions have been clamoring for that home-run hitting running back. Sure, they had James Stewart, who was good enough in his first season. Show More Summary

'Physically OK' Barry Sanders Tweets Heartache After Tornado

Barry Sanders, the Oklahoma State legend, tweeted out his grief after a devastating tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma on Monday. The Heisman Trophy winner said he was "physically ok" and wanted to send his "thoughts, prayers, concerns, and heartache goes out to my family, friends, and everyone in Oklahoma." I don't even know what to say. Show More Summary

Barry Sanders Named Cover Athlete for Madden NFL 25

Electronic Arts (EA) has announced the Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders has been named the cover athlete for Madden NFL 25. Sanders beat out other NFL legends and took 58% of the final vote. EA says the game uses its Infinity Engine 2, which offers new features and improvements, including hard run cutting and improved blocking. Show More Summary

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Management Discusses Q2 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) Q2 2013 Earnings Call May 06, 2013 4:30 pm ET Executives Jim King - Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice President James Hagedorn - Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Barry W. Sanders - President and Chief Operating Officer Lawrence A. Show More Summary

Barry Sanders High School Highlight Film Goes Viral

Barry Sanders gave football a highlight reel every time he touched the football. Throughout his college and pro days he stunned fans with his electric play. But what about before he got to college? Thankfully (h/t Yahoo! Sports) a highlight film from Sanders’ high school days has appeared on the interwebs. Show More Summary

Setting Career Expectations for Each Member of Detroit Lions' 2013 Draft Class

Pictured here is an NFL legend. Barry Sanders was such an incredible player and likeable figure, that he won the Madden cover vote over Adrian Peterson, and still brings rousing cheers at the NFL draft in New York. This is what NFL success looks like. Show More Summary

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