football

Back to booing the zebras

The Packers beat the Saints 28-to-27; despite a terrible call that almost cost them the game. Darryl Sproles of the Saints clearly fumbled on a kick-off return. But the refs ruled he didn’t. And the […]

10/01/2012

Study: NFL reaches new milestone in gender hiring

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The National Football League has earned its highest overall grade for gender diversity hiring practices, with the study’s author lauding new initiatives set forth by the NFL’s top executives. The annual […]

09/13/2012

The replacements

The penny pinching National Football League has somehow let it come to this. The real referees out in a contract dispute. Replacement refs handled the chores in week one. And they were awful.  At least […]

09/10/2012

Cowboys fans 'super-friends' on Facebook

(AP) – It’s the height of summer; the weather is hot and sticky in most of the U.S. – which means it’s time to start getting serious about football. In this case befriending football teams. […]

08/06/2012

Serena Williams stars in new NFL gear ads

(AP) – Football fans will soon be pulling out their jerseys, but a few have gotten a jump on the season: Serena Williams, Melania Trump and Condoleezza Rice are among the NFL fans who’ll be […]

08/04/2012

Favre coaching at Mississippi high school

(AP) – Brett Favre lines up at the 40-yard line and takes off in a dead sprint, juking briefly to his right before heading left. He turns and lifts his arms just before quarterback Kirk […]

07/30/2012

Penn St.: Donations 2nd highest in school history

(AP) – Penn State received more than $208 million in donations for the fiscal year that just ended, the second-highest total in university history despite the upheaval after the arrest of Jerry Sandusky on child […]

07/09/2012

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