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Adrian Peterson, NFL accused of having violence problems

Staff Writer

September 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports / Football

Since the release of the TMZ video showing Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice punch his wife, more domestic violence cases have been piling up for NFL players.Greg Hardy, Jonathan Dwyer and Ray McDonald have also been...

Northwestern football team attempting to unionize

Sports Editor

April 14, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports / Football

Pay for play and player compensation has long been at the forefront of debate in collegiate athletics, but neither the NCAA nor the universities have taken any real steps to implement such a system. However, in an unexpected tu...

Manziel and Clowney highlight 2014 NFL Combine

Sports Editor

February 24, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports / Football

With the National Football League Scouting Combine in Indianapolis under way, all eyes remain fixated on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Missouri defensive end Michael...

Michael Sam to be NFL’s first publicly gay athlete

Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports / Football

In America, professional sports are immensely popular with the National Football League (NFL) leading the way. At some points, the sports world can mix with the political world, but events that happen in  sports will likely ge...

Cowboys and Lions score big wins on Thanksgiving

Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Football

Thanksgiving Day traditions include making the perfect turkey, eating as much food as you want and enjoying football with the company of relatives.The Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions continued the annual tradition of playing ...

College football selection committee replaces BCS

Section Editor

October 30, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Football

After 15 years of stirring up controversy, the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is being replaced following the 2013-14 college football season — and no one is going to miss it.Using a combination of computerized rankings and huma...

Florida State, Oregon hot on the heels of the SEC

October 28, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Football

When it comes to college football, the overall consensus is that the Southeastern Conference (SEC) is the most dominant conference in the country. After all, the SEC as a whole has won the last seven Bowl Championship Series(BC...

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