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Anthem protests return without Kaepernick

/ Sep 11, 2017

Anthem protests return without Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick's protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem. Kaepernick remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the 49ers. His supporters believe he's being punished ...

Packers rise to occasion in opening game

/ Sep 11, 2017

Packers rise to occasion in opening game

A marquee season opener between two NFC heavyweights turned into a defensive slugfest. The Green Bay Packers — not the menacing Seattle Seahawks — landed the momentum-swinging punch. Green Bay defensive lineman Mike Daniels' strip sack of Russell Wilson deep in Seattle territory in the third ...

Watt recognized for relief efforts

/ Sep 9, 2017

Watt recognized for relief efforts

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is being honored by the NFL Players Association after raising more than $29 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Watt was named the NFLPA's Community MVP on Friday for his work in the days since the hurricane and flooding ...

Judge blocks Elliott's ban by NFL in domestic case

/ Sep 9, 2017

Judge blocks Elliott's ban by NFL in domestic case

A federal judge blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case Friday, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy legal fight with the NFL. Last year's league rushing leader was already cleared to play in the opener against the New ...

BigBlue continue to progress

/ Sep 9, 2017

BigBlue continue to progress

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IBM BigBlue players and staff were ecstatic after the game and head coach Shinzo Yamada delightfully tapped their shoulders, thanking them for their effort. It was perhaps a little unusual for a football team after it earned just one win, but there was a reason. After ...

Chiefs stick it to Patriots in opener

/ Sep 8, 2017

Chiefs stick it to Patriots in opener

Winning at New England when the Patriots are coming off an historic Super Bowl victory is worth getting a little wild over. That's not the Kansas City Chiefs' style. Not even when a rookie is setting records. Kareem Hunt, after fumbling on his first NFL carry, ...

/ Sep 7, 2017

Dolphins' opener against Bucs postponed

The Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open the season with a hurricane-imposed bye. Their opener scheduled for Sunday was postponed by the NFL until Nov. 19 because of Hurricane Irma. "This is bigger than football," Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston said. "I just want everyone ...

Tennessee overcomes Georgia Tech in double overtime

/ Sep 5, 2017

Tennessee overcomes Georgia Tech in double overtime

This was a game Tennessee had no business winning. What a boost for embattled coach Butch Jones in the season opener. Despite getting dominated statistically and surrendering five rushing touchdowns to new Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall, the Volunteers rallied from a pair of two-touchdown deficits ...