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Army Defeats Navy in Philadelphia ‘Snow Bowl’

Army Defeats Navy in Philadelphia ‘Snow Bowl’

on December 10, 2017, 6:02 AM / in Football

By Timothy Meads  |   Townhall In the 118th Army vs. Navy football game, the Army Black Knights defeated the Navy Midshipmen 14-13 in wintry conditions, securing the Commander-In-Chief Trophy for the first time since 1996. Due to the snow and wind, the offensive  scheme for both teams was played largely on the ground as opposed to passing. Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw rushed 21 […]

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Memphis, Mike Norvell agree to 5-year, $13 million contract extension

Memphis, Mike Norvell agree to 5-year, $13 million contract extension

on December 6, 2017, 6:26 AM / in Football, State News

The Memphis Commercial Appeal Mike Norvell agreed Tuesday to a five-year, $13 million contract extension to remain the Memphisfootball coach. According to two people with direct knowledge of the agreement, Norvell’s new contract runs through the 2022 season. He signed the new deal Tuesday. The extension also increased his salary pool for assistant coaches and football staff by $250,000 to $3.01 […]

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Georgia, Alabama join Clemson, Oklahoma in College Football Playoff

on December 4, 2017, 7:02 AM / in Football

By DAVID WHARTON   |  Los Angeles Times College Football Playoff officials Sunday named their top four teams — Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama — and set their matchups for the major bowl games. Now let the arguing begin. The CFP selection committee made the obvious choices when it placed Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia at the top of the final rankings […]

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NFL Just Lost One of Its Biggest Advertisers Due To Anthem Protests

on November 12, 2017, 6:56 AM / in Football
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Papa John’s Blames the NFL for Hurting Pizza Sales

Papa John’s Blames the NFL for Hurting Pizza Sales

on November 2, 2017, 7:41 AM / in Football

By Craig Giammona  and Eben Novy-Williams Papa John’s International Inc. founder John Schnatter is going after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying weak handling of the league’s national-anthem controversy has hammered sales of his pizza. “The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the current debacle to the players’ and owners’ satisfaction,” Schnatter, who serves as the pizza chain’s chairman and chief executive […]

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Ohio State overcame a whole lot to beat Penn State, thanks to J.T. Barrett and this defensive front

Ohio State overcame a whole lot to beat Penn State, thanks to J.T. Barrett and this defensive front

on October 29, 2017, 7:29 AM / in Football

by Bud Elliott    Ohio State beat Penn State 39-38 Saturday in an absolutely epic comeback. According to one model, the Buckeyes had just a 2.7-percent chance of winning the game with barely over seven minutes left. But let’s be clear about something: the better team won the game. There were so many things that went right for Penn State in this game, […]

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Georgia set for No. 2 after decisive Florida win

Georgia set for No. 2 after decisive Florida win

on October 29, 2017, 7:25 AM / in Football

By ANTHONY DASHER The Sports Xchange JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Own the burden. That was Kirby Smart’s message to third-ranked Georgia coming into Saturday’s game at EverBank Field against arch-rival Florida. While some coaches don’t want their team thinking about rankings, Smart took a different approach, challenging his Bulldogs to embrace the opportunity. That’s just what they did with a 42-7 […]

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ESPN suspends Jemele Hill over tweets urging Dallas Cowboys boycott

ESPN suspends Jemele Hill over tweets urging Dallas Cowboys boycott

on October 10, 2017, 7:51 AM / in Football

Good Two weeks without here…. yet others were fired for doing the same. This part we don’t quite understand…. when there are plenty of talented men and women who are not so racially motivated waiting in the wings do you continue to maintain a group of racists. ESPN on Monday suspended SportsCenter co-host Jemele Hill for two weeks for what […]

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NFL protests grow in backlash against Trump comments

on September 25, 2017, 8:39 AM / in Football, National News

Since we don’t watch the games anyway, we have better things to do in our life, it makes little difference to us what the players do or don’t do. While most of these players have experienced little in life other than sports, their opinion means very little. Protests of racial injustice by NFL players spread on Sunday in defiance of […]

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The Steelers Sit out the Anthem except for Former Vet

The Steelers Sit out the Anthem except for Former Vet

on September 25, 2017, 8:22 AM / in Football

by Peter Hanson  /  The Daily Caller Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated Sunday night that he did not want offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva to stand for the national anthem, instead of sitting it out with the rest of his teammates. Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who served three tours in Afghanistan, was the only Steelers player to stand for […]

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Ravens And Jaguars Kneel For US Anthem In London

on September 25, 2017, 7:32 AM / in Football

By AMBER ATHEY   /  Daily Caller A large swath of players and coaches for the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars linked arms and kneeled for the U.S. national anthem during a matchup in London, England on Sunday. The Ravens-Jaguars game took place at Wembley Arena in London, and while the players either knelt or locked arms during The Star Spangled […]

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How Josh Rosen and UCLA delivered one of the greatest comebacks ever

How Josh Rosen and UCLA delivered one of the greatest comebacks ever

on September 4, 2017, 6:59 AM / in Football

By JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY  /  AP PASADENA, Calif. – With the clock ticking under 50 seconds and UCLA out of time outs, Josh Rosen rushed to the line of scrimmage and took a quick snap. He took a sudden step back, raised his right elbow to spike the ball into the ground and jerked his body back upright. Texas […]

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Muth’s Truths for Today

Muth’s Truths for Today

on August 14, 2017, 9:59 AM / in Football, National News, Opinion

The bias in the media against President Donald Trump is often very subtle, but unmistakable.  For example, consider this blurb yesterday from an article by Julie Bykowicz and Erica Werner of the Associated Press… “Trump launched a barrage of criticism at (Senate Majority Leader Mitch) McConnell over the collapse of the seven-year GOP campaign to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act…” Except…that’s not what happened. […]

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Football fans accuse Miami Dolphins of being racist after they choose not to sign Colin Kaepernick

Football fans accuse Miami Dolphins of being racist after they choose not to sign Colin Kaepernick

on August 7, 2017, 6:51 AM / in Football

By Chris Enloe  /   The Blaze The Miami Dolphins took some heat over the weekend after they announced they were signing a seasoned quarterback to replace their injured starter instead of controversial QB Colin Kaepernick. The Miami football franchise announced Sunday they had signed 34-year-old Jay Cutler to a one year contract to replace injured franchise quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The move […]

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NFL team owners approve Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

on March 28, 2017, 7:53 AM / in Football

NFL team owners on Monday voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ request to move to Las Vegas by the 2020 season. The team plans to play in a new 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas. The Raiders will stay in Oakland for the 2017 season, and possibly for the 2018 season, too. They might share Levi’s Stadium with the San […]

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John Lynch: Kaepernick deal with new team “fell through”

John Lynch: Kaepernick deal with new team “fell through”

on March 18, 2017, 8:02 AM / in Football

Posted by Mike Florio Four years ago, some (well, at least one) were declaring Colin Kaepernick to potentially be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. Now, he’s still looking for a new job. New 49ers G.M. John Lynch tells KNBR that Kaepernick recently came close to getting one. “I don’t know what happened to that market,” Lynch said, via […]

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Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

on February 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Football

HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports history highlighted by an unbelievable Julian Edelman catch that helped lift New England from a 25-point hole against the Atlanta Falcons to the Patriots’ fifth Super Bowl victory, the first ever in overtime. The Patriots scored 19 points in the final quarter, including a pair of 2-point […]

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Teen prostitution targeted at Super Bowl

Teen prostitution targeted at Super Bowl

on February 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Football, National News

A Washington group that fights sex trafficking is tackling teen prostitution at Super Bowl LI in Houston with a new campaign targeting guys who flock to big events like last year’s NFL championship, which had 428 sex arrests. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has teamed with 24 partners to stop the exploitation. “This kind of activity happens at the […]

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Patriots and Falcons advance to Super Bowl

Patriots and Falcons advance to Super Bowl

on January 23, 2017, 7:36 AM / in Football

The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons won their respective NFL conference championships on Sunday to advance to the Super Bowl. The Patriots’ offense, led by quarterback Tom Brady, sealed their 36-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers with three touchdown passes. The Falcons crushed the Green Bay Packers 44-21. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passed for 392 yards and 4 […]

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Clemson beats Alabama to win college football national championship

Clemson beats Alabama to win college football national championship

on January 10, 2017, 7:07 AM / in Football

The Clemson Tigers narrowly defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide, 35-31, on Monday night to win the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. Clemson (14-1) sealed its come-from-behind upset with quarterback Deshaun Watson’s 2-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow with 1 second remaining, after a surprise onside kick. It is Clemson’s first national title since 1981. Alabama (14-1) was trying to […]

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