Tag Archive: Football

May 03

Ready to Move on from ‘Deflategate’ Says Goodell

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With their quarterback preparing to serve a four-game suspension, a lot of fans might be wondering how the New England Patriots will fare in the NFL power rankings. Despite all the hullaballoo that has been furling around this particular issue, Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner, believes that it is about time the league put the …

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Apr 28

Jaguars select Jalen Ramsey at No. 5

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The Jaguars have selected Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey with the No. 5 overall pick. It was fairly obvious the Jaguars wanted a defensive player, and they’re probably pleasantly surprised that Ramsey slipped to No. 5. He’s regarded as one of the draft’s best athletes and can play both cornerback and safety.   http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/tracker#dt-tabs:dt-by-round

Apr 28

Rams make Jared Goff the first L.A. draft pick in 22 years

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Football is back in Los Angeles. And the football team that has returned to L.A. holds the first pick in the draft. That team has now used the first pick in the draft. As expected (#asexpected), the Rams have made Cal quarterback the No. 1 overall selection.   http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2016/04/28/rams-make-jared-goff-the-first-l-a-draft-pick-in-22-years/

Apr 27

Report: NFL won’t reopen settlement talks with Tom Brady

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If Tom Brady wants to have his suspension shortened or vacated, he’ll need to appeal the court’s decision to reinstate the four-game ban. The NFL “does not see any need to reopen any settlement talks with Tom Brady and the (NFL Players’ Association),” a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Schefter reported the …

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Apr 27

Former Browns coach Mike Pettine shares biggest regrets

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With less that two days remaining until the 2016 NFL Draft, ESPN Cleveland analyst Tony Grossi penned a well-reported story on former Browns head coach Mike Pettine and the weekend that would ultimately torpedo his career in Cleveland: the 2014 NFL Draft that saw then GM Ray Farmer select cornerback Justin Gilbert and quarterback Johnny …

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Apr 21

The NFL Concussion Settlement Deal Won Approval, Silencing Critics on the League

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In the last few years, the N.F.L and thousands of retired football lawyers have been fighting for a compensation of all former players diagnosed with the neurological disease, a disease linked with repeated hits to the head. The issue of the settlement has continued to make headlines all around the country with many players worried …

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Apr 12

Why Concussions are So Serious for the NFL

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The issue of concussions in the NFL is continuing to make headlines around the country. Everyday more players join the NFL concussion litigation as new research is released and information unfolds. Why is it that this story has captivated the American public? Why are so many athletes retiring after sustaining concussions, and how does it …

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Apr 03

The Landry Hat: Cowboys 2016 NFL Draft: A defensive lineman in each round

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We reveal a player in each round of the upcoming NFL Draft that could bolster the Dallas Cowboys defensive line in 2016. Since free agency began, the Dallas Cowboys have added defensive tackle Cedric Thornton and defensive end Benson Mayowa to their defensive line. With defensive end Greg Hardy a free agent as well as …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dick Vitale Thinks John Groce Deserves Another Season

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“I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That’s a quote attributed to French Enlightenment Philosopher-Writer Voltaire, and there’s a debate over whether he actually even said that. I do not feel John Groce deserves the opportunity to return as Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s …

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Mar 01

Sports Clubs_ The SJ Guide to Finding Sponsorship

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Need money for your sports group? Stressed about how to pay the bills? Here are some ideas to get sponsorship. My kids played in travel leagues, both in soccer and fast pitch and this can get expensive. The costs add up quick, and it can sometimes be a burden to the family. Sponsorship is a …

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