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A fitting (possible) end for Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M

A fitting (possible) end for Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M

on January 1, 2014, 6:12 AM / in Football, News, Sports

Dan Wolken, USA TODAY ATLANTA — If this was Johnny Manziel’s final college game, it was everything his career has been: Unpredictable, volatile and so, so entertaining. It also couldn’t have been a sweeter way to go out. After doing everything in his power to drag Texas A&M into the national spotlight the past two seasons, he might have saved […]

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Auburn stuns Georgia with Hail Mary

Auburn stuns Georgia with Hail Mary

on November 17, 2013, 6:00 AM / in Football, News, Sports

  AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Ricardo Louis scored on a deflected 73-yard pass on fourth and 18 with 25 seconds left to lift No. 7 Auburn to a stunning 43-38 victory over No. 25 Georgia on Saturday night. Auburn’s Nick Marshall heaved the ball downfield with two defenders around Louis. It bounced off safety Tray Matthews and Louis reached out his […]

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Arian Foster IPO postponed after Texans place running back on IR

Arian Foster IPO postponed after Texans place running back on IR

on November 13, 2013, 6:00 AM / in Football, National News, News

Posted by Laces Out Crew Whether investing in stocks for your portfolio or running backs for your fantasy team, it’s the first rule to memorize: every investment comes with risk. So here’s to hoping you weren’t set to “buy” on Arian Foster — in either type of venture. Less than a month after making news with a Securities Exchange Commission […]

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Costas: Redskins ‘an insult, a slur’

on October 14, 2013, 11:02 AM / in Football, Sports

Once more NBC commentator Bob Costas stepped into the headlines as he did last December when he injected himself into a public debate that transcended sports when he spoke out on the issue of gun control after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed the mother of his child and then himself in front of team personnel. On Sunday night, he […]

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Gale Sayer Sues The NFL… Complacency on Both Sides

Gale Sayer Sues The NFL… Complacency on Both Sides

on September 22, 2013, 5:52 AM / in Football, News, Sports

Hall of Famer Gale Sayers sued the NFL on Friday, claiming negligence in handling his repeated head injuries, according to a published report. The Chicago Tribune reports that Sayers, who played for the Chicago Bears from 1965-71, states in the suit that he suffered headaches and short-term memory loss after retirement. He further states that sometimes he was sent back […]

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Tebows in Paradise

Tebows in Paradise

on June 11, 2013, 6:36 AM / in Football, Sports

By W. James Antle,  III An American patriot becomes a New England Patriot. The most polarizing player in the NFL has now joined forces with the league’s most controversial coach. The New England Patriots’ surprise signing of quarterback Tim Tebow has haters hating and speculators speculating. How will Bill Belichick use Tebow? We’re talking about the coach who deployed linebacker […]

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Democrats Pressure Washington Redskins to Change Name

Democrats Pressure Washington Redskins to Change Name

on March 22, 2013, 7:45 AM / in Football, National News, News, Sports

A group of House Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would prevent  the term “Redskins” from being trademarked, a move intended to put pressure on  the Washington football club to change its name. The Non-Disparagement of American Indians in Trademark Registrations Act of  2013 is co-sponsored by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), and comes days  after a federal trademark […]

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Alabama vs. Notre Dame—Politically Correct Football vs. Historic America

Alabama vs. Notre Dame—Politically Correct Football vs. Historic America

on January 7, 2013, 5:20 PM / in Football, Opinion, Sports

By Peter Bradley Original Post Majority white Notre Dame is pitted against mostly black Alabama in Monday night’s national championship college football game. Despite having a black quarterback, Everett Golson—whose performance had to be salvaged several times this year by his white backup, Tommy Rees—Notre Dame starts up to twelve whites at a time and probably has a 70 percent […]

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