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Ludogorets Defender Turns Hero By Saving Two Shootout Penalties

Last night, Bulgarian side Ludogorets qualified for the group stages of the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history.

Ludogorets achieved this feat as they Steaua Bucharest on penalties, having scored a goal at the death to make the score 1-1 on aggregate. 155 more words


The market thinks Bank of America's mortgage nightmare is almost over

Is the worst behind Bank of America? Its shareholders seem to think so. The bank’s stock is up nearly 2% today, after it announced a long-awaited settlement… 201 more words

Just How Much Are These Flags Affecting Games?

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – We’ve seen a huge upswing in penalty flags this preseason. Not surprising. After the Seahawks mauled the Broncos and their record setting offense in Super Bowl 48, teams across the league started whining about Seattle’s physicality. 839 more words


Yellow Is The New Pink: What's The Deal With All These Flags?

I pride myself on having a keen eye when it comes to watching professional football. I don’t necessarily like to pat myself on the back, but that’s only because my elbow and shoulder agility aren’t what they used to be. 628 more words


Focus On Illegal Contact Penalties Won’t Stop Winning Teams

(1090 The Fan) – The excitement of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Tharold Simon’s first pick-six was short-lived Friday, after flags for an illegal contact penalty negated his 105-yard return for a touchdown. 1,069 more words


The NFL's Emphasis on Secondary Penalties Will Lead to Even More Scoring

Last year, NFL games averaged 46.8 points per game, the most in the history of the league, surpassing the 46.4 points scored per game in 1948. 676 more words