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Doc Five: Best College Football Buzzer Beaters – No. 1, The Play – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Doc Five: Best College Football Buzzer Beaters – No. 1, The Play – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

This offseason we will count down various topics from Monday through Friday, bringing you the top five of the important and definitely some not so important issues in college football. It’s the Doc Five, every week until we will thankfully have actual games to discuss. THE BEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL BUZZER BEATERS NO. 1, THE PLAY […]

Clinton Portis: NFL is becoming flag football – Washington Post (blog)

Clinton Portis: NFL is becoming flag football – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> Despite having the latter portions of his own career derailed by a series of injuries, including one to his head, former Redskins great Clinton Portis has been an outspoken critic of new rules meant to protect players. That continued this week, after the league’s owners voted […]

Earl Campbell: Goodell has to ‘let football be football’ (VIDEO) – USA TODAY

Earl Campbell: Goodell has to ‘let football be football’ (VIDEO) – USA TODAY

Campbell at the AFC Wild Card game in Houston in January. (Photo: Brett Davis, USA TODAY Sports) Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell is the latest current or former NFL player to complain that the league’s player safety initiatives have the potential to turn the game into “flag football.” At some point in the […]

Low has revolutionized German football, says Fringer – Yahoo! Sports

Former Stuttgart boss Rolf Fringer has voiced his admiration for Germany coach Joachim Low and feels the 53-year-old has revolutionized the side since taking charge. The Austrian has believes that the Nationalelf are no longer mainly known for their impressive work-rate like before, but have become a team that’s all about attractive football. “The national […]

Soccer-Afghan league points the way for football development – Yahoo! Sports

By Brian Homewood ZURICH, March 22 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s fledgling soccer league started out with a reality show, has turned into one soccer’s unlikeliest success stories and is now considered a model for football development elsewhere. Inaugurated last year, the Afghan Premier League featured eight teams from different regions, whose players were chosen from a […]

Youth, high school football tackling bill dies – Chicago Tribune

A bill that sought to limit tackling during youth and high school football practice died in committee today, but its main sponsor said she would continue to press the issue. Rep. Carol Sente, D-Lincolnshire, made numerous changes to the proposed legislation in response to criticism levied by football coaches, who said the limits would […]

Football | School denies AD was reassigned for posting article – Chicago Tribune

Gene Cahan was relieved of his athletic director duties at Crete-Monee at a board meeting early Tuesday morning. Why he will be reassigned from the position isn’t clear. Cahan, a district employee for 29 years and the school’s AD the last eight, said Wednesday night he was told the board voted 3-2 to […]

Doc Five: Best College Football Buzzer Beaters – No. 2, Hail Flutie – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Doc Five: Best College Football Buzzer Beaters – No. 2, Hail Flutie – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

This offseason we will count down various topics from Monday through Friday, bringing you the top five of the important and definitely some not so important issues in college football. It’s the Doc Five, every week until we will thankfully have actual games to discuss. THE BEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL BUZZER BEATERS NO. 2, HAIL FLUTIE […]

UN joins football leaders to rid sport of racism – NBCNews.com

UN joins football leaders to rid sport of racism – NBCNews.com

GENEVA (AP) -The ugly side of the beautiful game was exposed Thursday as the U.N.’s top human rights official joined football officials and players in calling for an end to the “crime” of racism in sport. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said the world is a long way from achieving that as […]

Football | Crete-Monee AD says he was reassigned for posting article – Chicago Tribune

Gene Cahan was relieved of his athletic director duties at Crete-Monee at a board meeting early Tuesday morning, he said, because he posted a Tribune article showing photos of football star Laquon Treadwell in a case outside his office in early February. Cahan, a district employee for 29 years and the school’s AD the […]