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(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports received the honor, the first established award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.
San Diego made it interesting, but unlike last year, the Denver Broncos held up in the end, defeating the Chargers 24-17 to earn a ticket to the AFC Championships next Sunday.
1. West Virginia chemical leak leaves many without water
The Indianapolis Colts overcame a 28-point deficit in the second-half on Saturday to defeat the Kansas City chiefs 45-44.
1. Cold snap brings subzero temperatures to much of U.S.
The NFC playoff picture is even more wide open than the morass over in the AFC. All four divisions are up for grabs. Just three playoff spots are even accounted for. Let's break it down.
1. Senate shutdown talks fall short
As New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas’ record of 47 consecutive games with at least one touchdown on Sunday night, it solidified the direction in which the game of football is headed.
As the NFL has successfully completed three weeks of its season, it’s clear that there is no consistency in penalties called or the way teams have been playing. Only three of the 32 teams in the league have been able to maintain a perfect record of 3-0.
Canyon Del Oro High School had a good showing at its newly-revived Youth Football Camp, which ran from June 4 to June 6.
The NFL officially punished the New Orleans Saints this past Wednesday for the so called “Bounty Program”. The NFL concluded its investigation that proved former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams guilty of administering an illegal bounty program, which started in 2009.
The NFL playoffs continued this past weekend and so did the surprises. The top-seeded, and Super Bowl favorite Green Bay Packers went down at home in a surprising loss to the New York Giants.
It is only through the good graces of Thelma Grimes, Editor at The Explorer Newspaper, that I have the opportunity to respond to a bizarre letter from my colleague, Vic Williams. Let’s get to the nub of V. Williams’ letter.
This weekend was truly one of wild games. The highly anticipated postseason is finally underway in the NFL, and in stunning fashion. The NFL playoffs are usually a time for the stars to shine and the underdogs to prove themselves.
As the NFL regular season has concluded and players are gearing up for the playoffs, the prized Most Valuable Player (MVP) award is still up for grabs. This award is extremely prestigious because it's only given to the player who is considered most valuable in the league. Historically, the MVP award has been dominated by quarterbacks, and this year is not likely to be an exception to that trend.
As the 2011-2012 NFL regular season comes to an end it brings even more excitement to football fanatics around the world. It’s playoff time! We’ve seen the best of teams and the worst. From the one-loss Packers to the one-win Colts, we’ve seen it all. It’s time to decide who will make it to Indianapolis on Feb. 5 to play for the beloved Lombardi Trophy.
Never heard of a "Football Garden?" You are not alone, since it's a term I just invented. I'm going to patent and trademark it, too, if I can.
November 22, 2006 - Ever since the day he was born, Kristopher O'Dowd has always been a big kid. So much so, that his hulking size kept him out of Pop Warner leagues out of the fear that he might hurt others his age.