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Virginia Tech football: Tumultuous offseason leaves Hokies with many questions

Virginia Tech football: Tumultuous offseason leaves Hokies with many questions

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — During one of Virginia Tech’s first spring practices, Ricky Walker saw his younger teammates holding back, being tentative. The coaching staff saw it, too, and worried that this bunch of green-but-promising Hokies might not be “challengeable.” “People weren’t giving it their all,” Walker, a senior defensive tackle, said Wednesday during ACC media […]

Gruden aids 4 youth football programs in Oakland area

Gruden aids 4 youth football programs in Oakland area

Jon Gruden is football through and through. It doesn’t matter what level, what age, or where. The former and now current coach of the Raiders displayed that again Tuesday by overseeing the distribution of funds and equipment to four Oakland youth football programs through the DICK’S Sporting Goods Sports Matter Program. Gruden has been a […]

Georgia coach Kirby Smart not haunted by title-game loss

Georgia coach Kirby Smart not haunted by title-game loss

ATLANTA — Georgia coach Kirby Smart knows everyone is worried about how his team will recover from a heartbreaking overtime loss to Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship last season, but he insists that the defeat hasn’t haunted his offseason. “Everyone wants to talk about that question,” Smart said at SEC media days […]

Vols' Ryan Thaxton suspended after domestic assault, false imprisonment charges

Vols' Ryan Thaxton suspended after domestic assault, false imprisonment charges

CLOSE University of Tennessee football player Ryan Thaxton was suspended Monday following a Sunday night arrest. Angela Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel Tennessee defensive lineman Ryan Thaxton was arrested Sunday, July 15.(Photo: Knoxville County Sheriff’s Office) University of Tennessee football player Ryan Thaxton was suspended Monday after a Sunday night arrest. The second-year defensive lineman was […]

TVNZ reporter Joy Reid tear-gassed in French football riots

TVNZ reporter Joy Reid tear-gassed in French football riots

TVNZ reporter Joy Reid tear-gassed in French football riots  Newshub Full coverage Source link

The big picture: football at home in Park Hill, Sheffield, 1961

The big picture: football at home in Park Hill, Sheffield, 1961

If football had come home this weekend, there is a strong argument that it would have pitched up in Sheffield. Three of England’s team grew up in the steel city. Visitors to the S1 Artspace, which reopens in the city’s Park Hill housing estate this month will perhaps see an added poignancy in some of […]

Neighbors cry foul over football fields in Orchard Park

Neighbors cry foul over football fields in Orchard Park

Sean Kelley first noticed the disturbance to the pastoral land behind his Orchard Park home in mid-June. “We woke up to bulldozers, literally, after Father’s Day, that Monday,” said the Ferndale Drive resident. He started a petition the next weekend after he found out football fields were planned for the 36-acre parcel. Ferndale residents and […]

Former NFL Players Helping To Give Football Fans A Fix During Summer In AFFL

Former NFL Players Helping To Give Football Fans A Fix During Summer In AFFL

Jahvid Best will return to a football field Saturday. A first-round pick in 2010, the running back had hardly carried a ball since his NFL career ended five years ago following a string of concussions — that is until the new American Flag Football League came calling. At first, he wasn’t sure how serious the […]

Big Sky football coaches, players come to Spokane for season kickoff event

Big Sky football coaches, players come to Spokane for season kickoff event

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Meet the football ultras 'all of Russia hates'

Meet the football ultras 'all of Russia hates'

Moscow, Russia – When Murat Mizov heard he was getting a ticket for the opening game of the World Cup between Russia and Saudi Arabia, he was ecstatic. The day of the match, Zaur Apshev, an MP from the local parliament in Kabardino-Balkaria, a small Russian republic in the North Caucasus, called him to say he […]

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