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/ Feb 18, 2017

Ex-USC assistant Jackson dies at 81

John Jackson, who coached star tailbacks Marcus Allen and Charles White during their Heisman Trophy-winning seasons at Southern California, has died. He was 81. The university said Friday that Jackson died of complications following intestinal surgery on Thursday in suburban Torrance. Jackson was running ...

Brady rebuffs Gisele's call to retire

/ Feb 8, 2017

Brady rebuffs Gisele's call to retire

New England Patriots star Tom Brady, the first quarterback to win five Super Bowl titles, says his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen, pleaded with him to retire after Sunday’s championship victory. “If it was up to my wife, she would have me retire today. She ...

Ryan, Quinn reflect on agonizing defeat

/ Feb 6, 2017

Ryan, Quinn reflect on agonizing defeat

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan admitted his team was struggling to come to terms with its shattering Super Bowl loss on Sunday after the New England Patriots’ remarkable comeback victory. The Falcons appeared to be surging to their first Super Bowl win after leading ...

Falcons quarterback Ryan named NFL MVP

/ Feb 5, 2017

Falcons quarterback Ryan named NFL MVP

Matt Ryan and the Dallas Cowboys were big winners Saturday night. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback was voted The Associated Press 2016 NFL’s Most Valuable Player and top offensive player. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott took Offensive Rookie of the Year and Jason Garrett was selected ...

/ Feb 4, 2017

Quarterback Vick says he's retiring

Michael Vick, who rose to stardom with the Atlanta Falcons before he was sent to prison for running a dogfighting operation, told ESPN he is retiring from the NFL. The 36-year-old Vick, a dynamic dual threat with his speedy legs and powerful left arm, ...

/ Jan 30, 2017

Tillman's widow disappointed by Trump's travel ban

The widow of Pat Tillman has expressed disappointment over President Donald Trump after the administration imposed a temporary ban on travel to the United States from seven majority Muslim countries. Marie Tillman posted a message on Facebook saying she was saddened by the executive ...

/ Jan 29, 2017

Cameron named X League MVP

Fujitsu quarterback Colby Cameron won the X League MVP award for the first time after guiding the Frontiers to their second national championship in three seasons, at the All X League Awards in Tokyo on Saturday. The former Louisiana Tech standout completed 76 of ...

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

/ Jan 26, 2017

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday he would not be uncomfortable handing the Lombardi Trophy to quarterback Tom Brady if the New England Patriots win the Feb. 5 Super Bowl in Houston. Goodell, whose suspension of Brady for his role in deflating footballs used ...

Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

/ Jan 23, 2017

Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a thunderous spike, and let out a scream that showed just how much he wanted this game. He wants the next one even more. With another MVP-worthy performance and plenty ...