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January 26, 2019

Talon Graff’s 2019 NFL Draft West Coast Big Board

Continuing our coverage of West Coast prospects, we are adding the Mountain West along with our Pac-12 coverage to our 2019 NFL Draft West Coast Big Board.

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LA Rams And LA Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers

The Brilliant Career of Tom Telesco

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The Brilliant Career of Tom Telesco: The main reason why they have so much talent is due to the dedicated work of their general manager Tom Telesco.
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Should The Chargers Trade For Josh Rosen?

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The Chargers are nearing the end of the Philip Rivers era. Should the Chargers trade for Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen to be their future?
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The Rams Should Trade Down For The Future

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The Rams would be wise to trade down from the 31st pick in order to save money and restock their talent at several key positions.
Philip Rivers

Drafting Philip Rivers’s Successor

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The Chargers need to start thinking about drafting Phillip Rivers' successor as the future Hall of Fame quarterback is nearing the end of his career.

Predicting The LA Chargers First Round Draft Pick

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The Draft is approaching rapidly and its time to predict who the Chargers will select with their 2019 first round pick.
The Progression Of Jared Goff

Los Angeles Rams First Round Draft Prediction

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The Rams head into the 2019 NFL Draft with seven draft picks and one of the most talented rosters in the league and they will look to add more in…

NFL Draft Central

Easton Stick NFL Draft Profile | A Sports Al Dente Illustration

Easton Stick NFL Draft Profile

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Easton Stick filled big shoes when Carson Wentz left. However, he performed great. What happens in the NFL? Here is the Easton Stick NFL Draft Profile.
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Talon Graff Final 2019 NFL Mock Draft

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Find out where The Coach sees the NFL Draft going with his final 2019 NFL Mock Draft. It is a blend of his predictions and what he would do himself.
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Should The Chargers Trade For Josh Rosen?

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The Chargers are nearing the end of the Philip Rivers era. Should the Chargers trade for Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen to be their future?
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Greg Gaines NFL Draft Profile

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Greg Gaines NFL Draft Profile - An excellent defensive tackle at the University of Washington, how will Greg Gaines fit in at the NFL level?
NFL Draft

The Rams Should Trade Down For The Future

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The Rams would be wise to trade down from the 31st pick in order to save money and restock their talent at several key positions.

Gardner Minshew NFL Draft Profile

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The Washington State product is full of charisma and is a great leader. What else can he bring to the table? Here is our Gardner Minshew NFL Draft Profile.
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Ryan Finley NFL Draft Profile

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In our Ryan Finley NFL Draft Profile, we dissect why the mid to late round talent that will struggle to transition to the NFL.
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Drew Sample NFL Draft Profile

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Drew Sample NFL Draft Profile - An excellent tight end at the University of Washington over the last few seasons, how will Sample transition to the NFL?
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The Top 4 West Coast Wide Receivers In The 2019 NFL Draft

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With the 2019 NFL Draft only a month away, it's time to examine this year's prospects more closely. Here, we look at the best west coast wide receivers.

LA Clippers And LA Lakers

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs Day Four

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Three Games. Two Blowouts. One Comeback. Phew! The NBA Playoffs have really started off with a bang, providing nonstop action, while producing miraculous recoveries by teams that should have lost…

NBA Playoffs – Day Three

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NBA Playoffs Day Three Provided Action, Drama and History. Here is how day three of the NBA Playoffs went down in our Sports Al Dente recap.
NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs – Round One Game One Recap

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The first round of the NBA playoffs have begun, now time for the theatrics and talented play to take center stage for us all to witness.
Luke Walton

As The Lakers Turn

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The Lakers right now are more soap opera than basketball team, and they have pivotal decisions to make during the offseason to get the team back on track.

Fantasy Football

EP 9: Live Dynasty Mock Draft!

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The professors do a Dynasty Startup mock draft live on air! Competing head to head, picking from the same spot in two separate drafts.
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EP 8: Incoming Rookies And Reaction To Jordan Howard Trade

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The Professors break down the top names of the crop of incoming rookies. Who is the top ranked WR and RB? Are the tight ends worth it this year?
Miami Dolphins 2017 Season Simulation

Brian Flores And His Impact On Your Fantasy Team

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In the article, Brian Flores and His Impact On Your Fantasy Team, we weigh the balance of the Defensive coach and his OC Chad O'Shea.
New Denver Broncos Head Coach Vic Fangio. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Fantasy Focus: Head Coach Vic Fangio Fantasy Impact On Denver Broncos

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Vic Fangio has been an NFL coach for over 30 years and has finally gotten the call to become a head coach.

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March 6, 2019

Rams Free Agency And Draft Talk With Alexis Kraft From Downtown Rams

Alexis Kraft from the Downtown Rams podcast joins The Coach and The Don to talk about the Rams free agency needs and potential draft prospects.

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April 19, 2019

EP 30: NFL Schedule Release And The Premiere Of Game Of Thrones

Wes, Chauncey, and Bryan celebrate the release of the 2019 NFL schedule, Russell Wilson and Thielen get paid, and Chauncey lobbies for an early draft.

UCLA And USC

UCLA Football

UCLA Bruins Keys To Success For 2019

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Chip Kelly's first year at UCLA ended with a disappointing record but here are the keys to having success this year to return the Bruins to greatness.
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Porter Gustin NFL Draft Profile

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As USC defensive stalwart Porter Gustin prepares for the NFL Combine, we discuss the Trojans' playmaker in this profile.
The 2018 Senior Bowl

Five PAC-12 Players Who Could Have Scouts Talking Once The Senior Bowl Is Over

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The Senior Bowl kicks off on Saturday afternoon. Here are five PAC-12 players who could turn the heads of coaches and scouts.
UCLA Football

Caleb Wilson Puts Up Big Numbers In Final Game

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UCLA has shown improvement over the course of the season. How did their season end and how well did Caleb Wilson boost his draft stock?

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WrestleMania

“RAW is WAR: 2009 vs. 2019,” Week 15

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It's a WWE Draft for 2009 and a Superstar Shakeup in 2019 as the landscape of both Raw shows is sure to be changed! Here's what all went down.

Dream 2020 WWE Hall of Fame Class

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Now that the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony is over with, its time to look to the future and predict who might be in 2020 WWE Hall of Fame…
WrestleMania

“RAW is WAR: 2009 vs. 2019,” Week 14

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It's the Raw after WrestleMania as both shows are coming off of strong WrestleMania's. Who will prevail in week 14 of "RAW is WAR: 2009 vs. 2019"?
WrestleMania

“RAW is WAR: 2009 vs. 2019,” WrestleMania edition

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It's the WrestleMania edition of "RAW is WAR: 2009 vs. 2019." Will Shawn Michaels vs. Undertaker from WrestleMania 25 be enough to defeat WrestleMania 35?