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LeSean McCoy's Career Season Has Been a Team Effort

Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro LeSean McCoy often reminds people of Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders. Not unlike Sanders, McCoy is practically untouchable in the open field, and he has an uncanny ability to turn broken plays into huge gains. Show More Summary

Heisman Heroes: Watch Barry Sanders Break Ankles

On this day 25 years ago, Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders won the Heisman Trophy. In his junior season, Sanders ran for 2,628 yards and scored 39 TDs. The future Hall of Fame inductee was drafted No. 3 overall by the Detroit...Show More Summary

This Day In Sports History (December 3rd) — Barry Sanders

12 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

It was on this day in 1988 that Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders was named the Hesiman trophy winner.  Sanders beat out Rodney Peete and future Hall-of-Famer Troy Aikman, who finished second and third in the voting, respectively. Barry Sanders’ 1988 college football season is considered by many to be one of the greatest […]

Lions had best rushing day since Barry Sanders’ 2,000-yard season

The Lions didn’t just run the ball well on Thursday against the Packers. They ran better than they had since Barry Sanders was in Detroit. According to the team’s website, the Lions’ 241 yards on the ground against the Packers represented the highest rushing output since the Lions gained 249 yards against the Colts on…

American DG Energy's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

American DG Energy, Inc. (ADGE) Q3 2013 Earnings Call November 14, 2013 10:00 a.m. ET Executives Jesse Herrick – CFO John Hatsopoulos – CEO Charlie Maxwell – Chairman Barry Sanders – President and COO Anthony Loumidis – Chief Advisor Analysts Presentation Operator Good...Show More Summary

The Black Album Turns 10

How big of a deal was Jay-Z in 2003? Big enough that when he announced The Black Album would be his last, he rightfully drew comparisons to Michael Jordan, Jim Brown, and Barry Sanders, legendary athletes who stepped away from the game at the peak of their powers. Big enough that everyone from the hip-hop [...]

Barry Sanders: Players Used To Decide When To Return From Concussions, Not Doctors

Barry Sanders remembers a time when concussions were so lightly regarded that the decision of when to return to the field was up to the players themselves, not team doctors. Sanders responded to the news this week that legendary running back Tony Dorsett has expressed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a condition brought on... Show More Summary

Gio Bernard Went Barry Sanders on the Dolphins For the Best NFL TD Run This Year

last yearSports : The Big Lead

Gio. Bernard. I counted four missed tackles, including two in the backfield for a loss. Once the rookie from North Carolina got loose on (...)

Ray Lewis Thinks Adrian Peterson Might Pull a Barry Sanders and Retire Early

The Minnesota Vikings are wasting Adrian Peterson and those precious legs of his. Ray Lewis noticed this and went so far as to surmise the great running back might be better served pulling a Barry Sanders—who stopped running and instead...Show More Summary

Barry Sanders thrilled about what he sees out of his former team, the 3-1 Detroit Lions

Despite a controversial and sudden retirement, Barry Sanders is still heavily invested in the Detroit Lions. The Hall of Fame running back speaks about his former team like any fan would. And he's a big fan of what he sees this season,...Show More Summary

Barry Sanders Jr. Resembles His Dad On The Football Field

Barry Sanders' son, Barry Sanders Jr., plays running back at Stanford University. Sanders Jr. is coming into his own in his second year at Stanford. But it's hard not to think of his dad when he does things like this (video via Yahoo! Sports): Join the conversation about this story »

Stanford's Barry Sanders Jr. Shows He Has Moves Like His Dad

Stanford Cardinal running back Barry Sanders Jr., son of the great Barry Sanders, throws a sick juke on a Washington State defender. Just like dad used to do. Read more College Football news on

Youth Football Player Beats Five Defenders With Spin Moves And Scores A Crazy Touchdown

The young football player in this video pulls Barry Sanders like moves to put on a clinic against a defense that can only grab air when trying to tackle him. As the featured player, Malik, and his friends/family do a little commentary on the video, the young phenom wearing #20 makes five or six defenders miss en route to a touchdown. Show More Summary

Get Ready Detroit! Superman is Coming!

last yearOdd : Nerd Bastards

The city of Detroit has endured ceaseless hardships — the loss of Axel Foley, the early retirement of Barry Sanders, a 16% unemployment rate, a monster feral hellcat, and bankruptcy — but now, now they will face their greatest challenge in the form of Superman. Yes, the untitled Man of Steel sequel, aka the Batman/Superman [...]

Video: Monumental day for NFL, NFLPA

Jeff Saturday and Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders discuss the settlement reached between the NFL and former players in concussion-related lawsuits.

Here’s the recent history of the Madden Curse in one handy infographic

As we count down the hours until the NFL returns, here's a quick reminder of the curse of everyone's favorite football video game. As always, it's tough being Michael Vick. Good thing Barry Sanders, this year's cover model, is over and...Show More Summary

Madden NFL 25 Unlockable Players: Barry Sanders

Over the next couple of weeks, we're going to be breaking down some of the most exciting unlockable players for the upcoming Madden NFL 25. Up next is one of the most dynamic players ever to put on an NFL jersey: Barry Sanders. All statistics from Pro-Football-Reference. Begin Slideshow

Detroit Lions Legend Barry Sanders Talks Madden Cover and Why He Left the Game

Former NFL running back Barry Sanders was a 10-time All-Pro and a first-ballot Hall of Famer, but he's getting even more accolades 15 years after leaving the game thanks to his selection as the Madden 2013 cover athlete. Throughout the...Show More Summary

Watch Some Dude Pull His Hamstring for a Copy of Madden

last yearSports : 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...

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