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Quarterback Throws Parties Too

Quarterback Throws Parties Too

on October 18, 2016, 6:00 AM / in Football, National News, Opinion

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is being sued for throwing parties in a California mansion he was renting. According to news sources, Newton leased the $11 million mansion for 61 days at the cost of $123,000. The lease precluded Newton from hosting parties, smoking, or having more than eight people in the mansion at a time. After the housekeeper reported […]

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NFL protests grow as more players kneel during anthem

NFL protests grow as more players kneel during anthem

on September 12, 2016, 7:34 AM / in Football, National News

Sheep running off the cliff Protest gestures at National Football League games spread on Sunday, with Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters raising his fist during the national anthem before a game against the San Diego Chargers. Other Chiefs players locked their arms. The Seattle Seahawks also locked their arms during the Star-Spangled Banner. Four Miami Dolphins players took to […]

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White 49ers quarterback wins starting job over Kaepernick, charges of racism fly

on September 7, 2016, 6:12 AM / in Football, National News, Opinion

by Howard Portnoy  /  Liberty Unyielding That sound you hear is the other shoe dropping. It was inevitable that it would. Long before he decided that America’s national anthem was racist and that he would therefore remain seated during its ritual game-opening performance, quarterback Colin Kaepernick must have known his fate as a QB with the San Francisco 49ers was […]

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Kaepernick Makes The News Again

on August 30, 2016, 7:15 AM / in Football, National News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick‘s name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football. And many aren’t thrilled with the 49ers quarterback’s strong words about why he is doing it: To instigate change and challenge authority when it comes to […]

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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses to Stand for National Anthem During Pre-Game, Reveals Why

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses to Stand for National Anthem During Pre-Game, Reveals Why

on August 28, 2016, 7:17 AM / in Football

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem during his team’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, citing the “oppression” of black people in America. After a photo of Kaepernick sitting out the national anthem started spreading on the internet, NFL.com’s Steve Wyche asked the quarterback for an explanation — and he […]

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Peyton Manning officially retires from NFL

Peyton Manning officially retires from NFL

on March 8, 2016, 7:13 AM / in Football, National News, People

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning officially retired from professional football on Monday after 18 seasons. News of his plan surfaced over the weekend, and he followed through as expected, saying, “There’s just something about 18 years. Eighteen’s a good number, and today I retire from pro football.” Manning, 39, won five MVP awards and two Super Bowls, first with the […]

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Broncos and Panthers win spots in the Super Bowl

Broncos and Panthers win spots in the Super Bowl

on January 25, 2016, 7:57 AM / in Football

The Denver Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 20-18 on Sunday to win the AFC’s spot in Super Bowl 50. The Broncos will face the Carolina Panthers, who advanced to the Feb. 7 big game by trouncing the Arizona Cardinals 49-15 to take the NFC championship. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, selected All-Pro this season, will lead the Panthers against five-time […]

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Alabama beats Clemson to win college football championship

Alabama beats Clemson to win college football championship

on January 12, 2016, 7:22 AM / in Football

For those like me that did not get to see the game, I thought it would be nice for you to know that the University of Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Clemson University Tigers 45-40 on Monday night to win the college football national championship. It was Alabama’s fourth title in seven years. Alabama running back and Heisman Trophy winner Derrick […]

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TCU roars back to stun Oregon in 3OT

TCU roars back to stun Oregon in 3OT

on January 3, 2016, 6:07 AM / in Football

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Thrust into the starting role in place of the suspended star quarterback, TCU’s Bram Kohlhausen made the absolute most of his final chance with the Horned Frogs — in historic fashion. Not just for his team, but for the family that could join him at the Alamo Bowl and those who couldn’t. Starting in place of […]

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Trevone Boykin was arrested for third-degree assault

Trevone Boykin was arrested for third-degree assault

on January 3, 2016, 5:37 AM / in Football, Sports

Max Olson   /  ESPN Staff Writer In his first public comments since Trevone Boykin was arrested for third-degree assault Thursday and suspended for the Valero Alamo Bowl, TCU coach Gary Patterson expressed his disappointment over the incident and his hope that players learn from his quarterback’s mistake. “It’s unfortunate for him because Trevone has meant so much to TCU. We […]

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Ole Miss cruises to 48-20 win over Oklahoma St in Sugar Bowl

Ole Miss cruises to 48-20 win over Oklahoma St in Sugar Bowl

on January 2, 2016, 6:03 AM / in Football, Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Mississippi’s Chad Kelly was throwing touchdown passes and Laquon Treadwell was catching them in the Sugar Bowl on Friday night. No. 16 Ole Miss cruised to a 48-20 victory over No. 13 Oklahoma State to help the Southeastern Conference improve to 6-2 in bowl games this season with three teams still playing. Kelly’s four touchdown passes and […]

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Alabama and Clemson move on to College Football Playoff championship game

Alabama and Clemson move on to College Football Playoff championship game

on January 1, 2016, 9:01 AM / in Football

The No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide demolished the No. 3 Michigan State Spartans 38-0 on Thursday in the Cotton Bowl to earn a spot in the second College Football Playoff championship game. The Tide will play No. 1 Clemson, which beat No. 4 Oklahoma 37-17 earlier Thursday in the Orange Bowl, in the Jan. 11 title game in Glendale, Arizona. […]

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Clemson earns No. 1 seed in College Football Playoff

Clemson earns No. 1 seed in College Football Playoff

on December 7, 2015, 7:43 AM / in Football

The four teams that will compete in the second College Football Playoff were announced Sunday, and there are no real surprises. In the Orange Bowl, No. 1 Clemson, the only undefeated Football Bowl Subdivision team, will face No. 4 Oklahoma. Also on New Year’s Eve, No. 2 Alabama will take on No. 3 Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl. The […]

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Rutgers boots 5 arrested football players from team

Rutgers boots 5 arrested football players from team

on September 6, 2015, 10:19 AM / in Football, National News

Ten minutes before opening day kickoff, Rutgers University dismissed five football players from its program. They had already been suspended from the team by the athletics director following their Thursday arrests. Nadir Barnwell, Razohnn Gross, Ruhann Peelel, and Delon Stephenson were charged with aggravated assault, riot, and conspiracy to commit riot. Dre Boggs was charged with two counts of robbery, […]

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NFL upholds Tom Brady’s suspension for “Deflategate”

NFL upholds Tom Brady’s suspension for “Deflategate”

on July 29, 2015, 8:17 AM / in Football

The NFL announced Tuesday that Commissioner Roger Goodell had upheld the four-game suspension of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady over the so-called Deflategate scandal. Brady was suspended — and his team fined $1 million, and docked two draft picks — after an investigation concluded that Patriots staff had underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season, presumably to make the […]

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Let’s Get it Over With and talk some Football

Let’s Get it Over With and talk some Football

on January 2, 2015, 6:27 AM / in Football, Sports

While the New Year brings people together in places like New York and the it’s ball dropping, others gather to watch and cheer the best college teams in the nation on this 1st day of the year. This is that time of year that watching women pout and grown men cry is a natural pastime. So let’s get it over with…… Cardale […]

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Broncos’ Peyton Manning breaks all-time NFL passing TD record

Broncos’ Peyton Manning breaks all-time NFL passing TD record

on October 19, 2014, 9:32 PM / in Football, News, Sports

By Dan Wilkins  The Score After throwing his third touchdown of Sunday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning stands alone atop the list of the NFL’s all-time passers. The score was the 509th passing touchdown of Manning’s career, breaking the record of 508 set by former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre. © Reuters/Matthew Emmons Manning’s historic mark […]

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What We Learned about football

What We Learned about football

on September 30, 2014, 6:25 AM / in Football, News, Sports

by Daniel J. Freeman   / Breitbart Weis fired. Orgeron rumored. Ole Miss takes on Alabama. Texas A&M wins in OT. Roger Goodell seeks out Charlie Strong. Here are five takeaways from the weekend in college football. Charlie Weis Ousted Charlie Weis was the first coaching casualty of the young season. A 6-22 record and only one conference win earned Weis the […]

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Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas killed in car accident

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas killed in car accident

on September 21, 2014, 6:23 AM / in Football, News, Sports

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  WKRN Ex-Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas was killed in a car crash Saturday night in south Nashville. The accident happened in the 800 block of Battery lane around 11 p.m. Metro police confirmed a white SUV driven by Bironas lost control and crashed into several trees before landing upside down. Bironas was transported to Vanderbilt University […]

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Greer puts release in unique perspective

Greer puts release in unique perspective

on February 25, 2014, 9:52 AM / in Football, Local News, News, Sports

By Mike Triplett / ESPN NFL METAIRIE, La. – In addition to being one of the NFL’s most underrated talents during his time with the New Orleans Saints, cornerback Jabari Greer has also stood out as one of the league’s deepest philosophers. So it should come as no surprise that Greer put his release in a beautiful perspective on Wednesday night […]

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