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Texans take Clowney No. 1

May 9, 2014

Texans take Clowney No. 1

The Houston Texans beefed up their defensive line by taking extraordinary pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney from the University of South Carolina with the first pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday. The Texans, picking first after a league-worst 2-14 season, kicked off the annual ...

May 6, 2014

Veteran DE Will Smith joins Patriots

Free agent defensive end Will Smith has signed with the New England Patriots. The move became official on Monday. The 32-year-old veteran of 10 NFL seasons with New Orleans was a first-round draft pick out of Ohio State in 2004. He’s played in 139 ...

Heisman winner Winston accused of stealing food

May 1, 2014

Heisman winner Winston accused of stealing food

Florida State’s Heisman Trophy quarterback Jameis Winston was issued a civil citation after sheriff’s deputies say he walked out of a supermarket without paying for $32 worth of crab legs and crawfish. Leon County Sheriff’s Maj. Michael Wood said Wednesday that the 20-year-old Winston ...

Japan rolls to 2015 IFAF berth with rout

Apr 26, 2014

Japan rolls to 2015 IFAF berth with rout

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Eisuke Tomatsu reached the end zone three times and Japan scored on every offensive possession en route to an 86-0 blowout of the Philippines in an Asian qualifier for the 2015 IFAF World Championship on Saturday at Amino Vital Field in Tokyo With the ...

Apr 26, 2014

Northwestern players cast votes

Northwestern University’s football players will cast ballots Friday on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes — a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months. The National Labor Relations Board said Thursday it will hear an appeal by ...

Apr 19, 2014

Wayne ready to silence critics

Reggie Wayne spent the offseason working out. The perennial Pro Bowler rehabbed his injured right knee two or three times a day and made semi-regular calls to check in on teammates all for one singular goal: To prove wrong anyone who doubts he can ...