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Don Ohlmeyer, 'Monday Night Football' Producer, Dies at 72 – New York Times

Don Ohlmeyer, 'Monday Night Football' Producer, Dies at 72 – New York Times

Donald Winfred Ohlmeyer Jr. was born in New Orleans on Feb. 3, 1945. His father was a chemist and brewmaster and his mother, the former Eva Bivens, was a physical education teacher who influenced his interest in sports. After working as a gofer for ABC Sports events while he attended the University of Notre Dame, […]

College football: Clemson topples Auburn; Michigan pulls away from Cincinnati – Los Angeles Times

College football: Clemson topples Auburn; Michigan pulls away from Cincinnati – Los Angeles Times

Kelly Bryant ran for two touchdowns after getting knocked hard to the ground and defensive end Austin Bryant had four of Clemson‘s 11 sacks in the No. 3 Tigers‘ 14-6 victory over visiting Auburn on Saturday night. This was billed as an early showcase between elite teams with dreams of the College Football Playoffs. Instead, […]

GMC Football: Shorter sparks South Brunswick to season-opening victory – MyCentralJersey.com

GMC Football: Shorter sparks South Brunswick to season-opening victory – MyCentralJersey.com

Buy Photo South Brunswick’s Katibu Martin tries to catch a pass in the first half against Old Bridge on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.(Photo: Ed Pagliarini)Buy Photo One of the top scholastic wide receivers in the country, Justin Shorter drew a chant from the home crowd of “overrated” the first time he touched the ball on […]

FSU football game vs. Louisiana-Monroe canceled – Tallahassee.com

FSU football game vs. Louisiana-Monroe canceled – Tallahassee.com

CLOSE Jimbo Fisher talks about Hurricane Irma preparations, the injury report, and James Blackman. Wayne McGahee III/Democrat Buy Photo FSU Head Coach Jimbo Fisher yells out to the officials as the Seminoles take on the Florida Gators at Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.(Photo: Joe Rondone/Democrat)Buy Photo Florida State’s football home opener Saturday against […]

Chip Lindsey, Gus Malzahn explain Auburn football's lack of deep-ball passes in Week 1 – SECcountry.com

Chip Lindsey, Gus Malzahn explain Auburn football's lack of deep-ball passes in Week 1 – SECcountry.com

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn football brought Chip Lindsey onto its staff this offseason to improve its vertical passing game. But in his first game as offensive coordinator, the Tigers didn’t complete a single pass of 20 or more yards. On Wednesday, Lindsey attributed Auburn’s lack of explosive passing plays in its 41-7 over Georgia Southern […]

Football Is Only the Latest Triumph for Blind USC Long Snapper Jake Olson – Bleacher Report

Football Is Only the Latest Triumph for Blind USC Long Snapper Jake Olson – Bleacher Report

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports What if all you really knew was fighting a battle so many have lost, a daily grind of what’s next that overwhelms everything every day? What would life be?      Let me introduce you, everyone, to life. Big, bold, beautiful life. Jake Olson was born with a rare form of cancer […]

Are you ready for some football brain damage? – USA TODAY

Are you ready for some football brain damage? – USA TODAY

CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Nancy Armour details the disturbing findings from the latest study linking CTE to playing football and what it means for the NFL. USA TODAY Sports Parents and players, balance the uncertain research and ask yourselves this hard question: Our view Virginia Tech beats West Virginia 31-24 on Sept. 3, 2017, in […]

Message sent: Alabama still the king of college football – SECcountry.com

Message sent: Alabama still the king of college football – SECcountry.com

ATLANTA — The chants were subdued, mostly out of respect for the opponent and the gutsy performance by its quarterback, but they were still heard late Saturday night. “S-E-C, S-E-C.” It was as if the Alabama fans were openly asking: “When will they learn?” After an offseason of hearing ACC coaches crow on how they’re […]

Underdogs? Gamecocks hold off NC State – The State

Underdogs? Gamecocks hold off NC State – The State

The State’s favorite 10 images from the South Carolina football team’s win over NC State. Meredith Sheffer South Carolina wide receiver Deebo Samuel (1) catches a touchdown pass over North Carolina State cornerback Johnathan Alston (5) during of the first half of their game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com […]

Football's enjoyment is on a fade pattern – Washington Post

Football's enjoyment is on a fade pattern – Washington Post

This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (Ann Mckee, Md/ASSOCIATED PRESS) Autumn, which is bearing down upon us like a menacing linebacker, is, as John Keats […]