The Collapse of the Huskies

2013-14 was quite the year for the University of Connecticut basketball program. UConn started off the season ranked 17th in the nation. The Huskies were playing in their inaugural season in the American Athletic Conference and took care of their opponents, finishing conference play at 12-6. However, outside of the American, UConn was even better. […]


New Atlanta stadium will create new standards for the future

The Atlanta Falcons may not have had the best season this year, but despite that, construction continues on their ground breaking new stadium. Their unique design makes a leap into the future of sports arenas. The project includes a retractable roof that is inspired by the oculus in the ancient Rome Pantheon. It includes eight petal-like […]

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The Blue Devils avoid 3 game losing streak with big win over Cards

#4 Duke showed signs of struggle after two losses against Miami and North Carolina State, and looked to avoid their first three-game losing streak since 2007 when they went to take on the #6 Louisville Cardinals. Rather sloppy play and poor shooting by Louisville caused Duke to go up by as many as 21. The Cards struggled […]

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Can a Healthy Lebron Save the Cavs?

As we near the halfway point of the NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers are playing .500 basketball. This is a far cry from the type of basketball people expected going into the year with so many new fresh faces. Lebron James and Kevin Love were the 2 flashy free agents expected to help them become […]

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Duke Hits a Major Road Bump

The Duke Blue Devils were undefeated and looked like the only team in the country that would be able to beat the impressive Kentucky Wildcats. That is until they ran across North Carolina State and Miami. Losing by 12 in Raleigh is forgivable but then two days later they returned home to get blown out by Miami 90-74. When […]

Mariota or Winston

NFL Draft Question: Winston or Mariota?

I’m not going to sugar coat it, this years quarterback class sucks. It may be something we say every year but this year it really does. There are two quarterbacks that are worth looking at and they are the Heisman winners from the last two years, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. Who is more NFL […]

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The Buckeyes Beat the Ducks to Win the First Ever College Football Playoff

The Ohio State Buckeyes are No. 1 after the 42-20 win over the Oregon Ducks in the first ever College Football National Championship. Decked out in their new chrome uniforms the Ducks carried the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Marcus Mariota into the game after embarrassing the undefeated Florida State Seminoles in the Rose Bowl. They looked […]

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My Prediction for Tonight’s National Title

Hello All! I’m back writing for The Backfield Press once again, so sit back, enjoy, and let’s talk football. First of all, I don’t think there’s anyone out there who doesn’t know what tonight is. No, I don’t mean the 1,129 episode of Monday Night Raw. It’s time for the National Championship. We all know […]

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College Football Championship Hype Video

NCAA Championship Hype Video from Kevin on Vimeo. Charlie Bridge created a hype video for the first ever College Football Championship game. The Backfield Press does not own nor takes credit for the music and video clips in this video and is not used for commercial gain.