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  • NFL Schedule - 2012 [Bender's Week Two Never Wrong, Copyright & Porn Free Picks]

    09/14/2012 5:38:18 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 40 replies
    ESPN ^ | 9-12-12 | Bender2
    Week 2 THU, SEP 13 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Chicago at Green Bay 8:20 PM NFL Tickets Lambeau Field SUN, SEP 16 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Kansas City at Buffalo 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Ralph Wilson Stadium Cleveland at Cincinnati 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Paul Brown Stadium Minnesota at Indianapolis 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Lucas Oil Stadium New Orleans at Carolina 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Bank of America Stadium Houston at Jacksonville 1:00 PM CBS Tickets EverBank Field Oakland at Miami 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Sun Life Stadium Arizona at New England 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Gillette Stadium...
  • Week Two NFL Picks

    09/12/2012 2:11:24 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 3 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | September 12, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Thursday, September 13 Chicago (1-0) at Green Bay (0-1) 8:20 p.m. [Line: Packers by 7] Last week: Packers lost at home to the 49ers 30-22; Bears won at home against the Colts 41-21. Chicago's offense looked unstoppable in Week 1, both on the ground and through the air. But let's remember that they were playing the Colts. The Packers could not run the ball last week, but keep in mind that they were playing the 49ers. RJ's Pick: Green Bay by 3
  • Gay [North Dakota State College of Sciences] football player says kiss got him booted

    09/11/2012 3:28:46 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    yahoo/ap ^ | 9/11/12 | DAVE KOLPACK and JAMES MacPHERSON
    A concussion kept Jamie Kuntz from suiting up for his first college football game. A kiss from his much-older boyfriend at that game led the freshman linebacker to be kicked off the team, he said. ...Kuntz, 18, and on a partial football scholarship, left the college in southeast North Dakota this month after his dismissal from the team.... Kuntz said he and his 65-year-old boyfriend were in the press box at the game against Snow College in Pueblo, Colo., over Labor Day weekend.
  • Simulated BCS Rankings: Week 2

    09/10/2012 9:19:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    BCS Guru ^ | September 10, 2012 | Staff
    Top 10: 1: 'Bama2: LSU3: Oregon4: USC5: UGA6: OU7: MSU8: The other USC9: KSU10: FSU
  • Packers, Patriots take it easy (Week 1 NFL Preview)

    09/09/2012 7:17:07 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 12 replies
    ESPN ^ | 09/09/2012 | John Clayton
    Last year's No. 1 seeds -- the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots -- benefit from easy schedules this season. Each team has eight games against the NFC West and AFC South, divisions that are in quarterback transition. The only elite quarterback is Houston's Matt Schaub. Those divisions have four rookie or second-year quarterbacks. The Arizona Cardinals have John Skelton, who is inexperienced. Considering the Packers' and Patriots' problems on defense last season, these games offer them the chance to gain some confidence and improve. The Packers have the toughest task Sunday -- they host the San Francisco...
  • Art Modell dies at 87

    09/06/2012 4:45:59 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    BALTIMORE -- Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell has died. He was 87. The team said Modell died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he had been admitted Wednesday. A cause of death was not given. Modell was among the most important figures in the NFL as owner of the Cleveland Browns, which became the Ravens after he took the team to Baltimore in 1996 in a move that tarnished his reputation as one of the league's most innovative and influential owners
  • Political donations by NFL team for the 2011-2012 election cycle

    09/05/2012 10:04:27 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 13 replies
    Examiner ^ | September 5, 2012 | Robert Elliott
    Now that both election season and the NFL's regular season are underway, it's the perfect time to take a look at the intersection of professional football and politics. Using the handy Fundrace search tool, it is possible to look up political donors by employer. Fundrace only includes donations of $200 or more, so smaller donations do not appear. What follows is a list of all political donations from the employees of each of the NFL's 32 teams for the current election cycle (the only donations excluded are those for Gridiron PAC, the NFL's nonpartisan political action committee)...
  • NDSU Players Charged With Petition Fraud

    09/04/2012 8:12:32 PM PDT · by SeminoleCounty · 2 replies (Associated Press) ^ | September 4, 2012 | Dale Wetzel & Dave Kolpack
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Eight North Dakota State University football players, including four starters, face fraud charges for allegedly forging signatures on two potential ballot measures. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced the charges Tuesday. The players were paid $9 an hour to gather signatures to get two citizen initiatives dealing with a state conservation fund and medical marijuana.....
  • Rape charges against high school players divide football town of Steubenville, Ohio

    09/04/2012 2:08:23 PM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 74 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 9-2-12 | Rachel Dissell
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- It’s Monday, and ominous-looking clouds are pushing over Harding Stadium as dozens of football players in practice jerseys prepare to take on Cleveland’s Benedictine Bengals. But this day two key players are missing from the field.
  • Panthers treat trip like 'bowl game'

    09/03/2012 5:59:22 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 1 replies
    ESPN ^ | 9/3/2012 | AP
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina coach Ron Rivera said his players are approaching their six-day trip to Florida this week like it was a college bowl game. The Panthers wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Democratic National Convention that is being held in Charlotte so they decided to practice in Florida and prepare for their regular season opener at Tampa Bay. President Barack Obama will give his acceptance speech at Carolina's home stadium Thursday night and security around the facility is extremely tight. The team leaves for the IMG Football Academy in Bradenton, Fla., on Tuesday.
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week One

    09/03/2012 3:49:27 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 5 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | September 3, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Dallas at New York Giants 8:30 p.m. [Line: Giants by 3.5] Dallas last season: 8-8, no playoffs. New York Giants last season: 9-7, won NFC East, won Super Bowl. The Cowboys upgraded their offensive line with Mackenzy Bernadeau and Nate Livings at guard. At cornerback, they brought in Brandon Carr and drafted Morris Claiborne. QB Tony Romo should have a big year. ESPN's NFL experts pick them to finish 3rd in the NFC East this season. The Giants released Brandon Jacobs in the offseason, so Ahmad Bradshaw is now their top RB. They have three of the best defensive ends...
  • NFL Schedule - 2012 [Bender's Never Wrong Picks]

    09/03/2012 10:53:55 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 110 replies
    ESPN ^ | 9-3-12 | Bender2
    Week 1 NFL 2012 Season WED, SEP 5 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Dallas at NY Giants 8:30 PM NBC Tickets MetLife Stadium SUN, SEP 9 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Indianapolis at Chicago 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Soldier Field Philadelphia at Cleveland 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Cleveland Browns Stadium New England at Tennessee 1:00 PM CBS Tickets LP Field Atlanta at Kansas City 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Arrowhead Stadium Jacksonville at Minnesota 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Mall of America Field Washington at New Orleans 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Mercedes-Benz Superdome Buffalo at NY Jets 1:00 PM CBS Tickets MetLife...
  • Can a Good Christian Girl Be a Cheerleader?

    09/01/2012 11:43:01 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 142 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | September 1, 2012 | JP
    The start of football season prompted me to visit several sports websites to get an idea of how the putative “experts”expect my favorite college and NFL teams to fare this year. (Not particularly well). What struck me is that almost every one of the sites I visited has some sort of photo gallery of cheerleaders, often ranking them not on how well the squads perform their sideline routines, but how “hot” they are. If that is what cheerleading has come to for many, if not most, male football fans – ogling the young women between plays on the gridiron field...
  • Video: Kent State player recovers fumbled return and runs the wrong way

    08/30/2012 9:02:12 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | August 30, 2012
    Exhibit A that college football teams do need exhibition games? In Kent State’s season opener against Towson, both teams committed stupendously boneheaded acts on the same play. Late in the first half, the Golden Flashes were forced to punt. The ball became live after it grazed the Tigers return man, whereupon Kent State sophomore Andre Parker eagerly scooped up the pigskin inside the Towson 10-yard line … and proceeded to run toward his own end of the field.
  • Texas high school to open $60M football stadium

    08/30/2012 1:56:51 PM PDT · by C19fan · 154 replies
    AP ^ | August 30, 2012 | Staff
    Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot-wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck. Welcome to the new home of Eagles Football. As school districts across the country struggle to retain teachers, replace outdated textbooks and keep class sizes from ballooning, the wealthy, burgeoning Dallas suburb of Allen is preparing to christen its new stadium with a sold-out Friday night matchup against defending state champions Southlake Carroll.
  • 2012-13 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw

    08/30/2012 10:51:19 AM PDT · by Peter Vollmer · 23 replies
    Draw for the 2012-13 Champions League group stage, held in Monaco on Thursday: Group A Porto Dynamo Kiev Paris St Germain Dinamo Zagreb Group B Arsenal Schalke 04 Olympiakos Piraeus Montpellier HSC Group C AC Milan Zenit St Petersburg Anderlecht Malaga Group D Real Madrid Manchester City Ajax Amsterdam Borussia Dortmund Group E Chelsea Shakhtar Donetsk Juventus Nordsjaelland Group F Bayern Munich Valencia Lille BATE Borisov Group G Barcelona Benfica Spartak Moscow Celtic Group H Manchester United Braga Galatasaray CFR Cluj
  • College Football Pickoff: Week 1 (Hurrah!)

    08/30/2012 9:51:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    SI ^ | August 30, 2012 | Stewart Mandel
    Thursday, Aug. 30 7 p.m. ET (ESPN) No. 9 South Carolina at Vanderbilt Steve Spurrier recently paid the Commodores a compliment in a way only the Ball Coach could. "They are trying to play football at Vanderbilt," he said. "They really are." Vandy should be improved on offense after a 6-7 season, but its defense can't withstand four quarters of Gamecocks star Marcus Lattimore if he's recovered from last year's knee injury.
  • NFL Preseason Schedule - 2012 [Week 3 Picks]

    08/22/2012 6:58:22 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 30 replies
    ESPN ^ | 8-22-12 | Bender2
    NFL Preseason Schedule - 2012 [Week 3 Picks] Week 3 THU, AUG 23 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Green Bay at Cincinnati 7:00 PM Tickets Paul Brown Stadium Jacksonville at Baltimore 7:30 PM Tickets M&T Bank Stadium Arizona at Tennessee 8:00 PM Tickets LP Field FRI, AUG 24 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Philadelphia at Cleveland 7:30 PM Tickets Cleveland Browns Stadium Atlanta at Miami 7:30 PM Tickets Sun Life Stadium New England at Tampa Bay 7:30 PM Tickets Raymond James Stadium San Diego at Minnesota 8:00 PM Tickets Mall of America Field Chicago at NY Giants 8:00 PM CBS...
  • Freeper Fantasy Football - 2nd season - 2 openings

    08/18/2012 9:35:15 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 1 replies
    Me | 8/18/12 | GeorgiaDawg32
    I have a second fantasy football league that has 2 openings. The scoring is set to reflect actual nfl scores. There is no qb, 2 wr's 2 rb's, 1 te and a kicker. Last year scores ranged from 48-48 to 7-6. This is a live online draft set for Sept. 2. We're looking for players who will compete, win or lose. If you're interested, pls Freepmail me.
  • Shooting outside University of Phoenix stadium

    08/17/2012 10:16:41 PM PDT · by Tarantulas · 17 replies
    Phoenix TV station KSAZ ^ | August 17, 2012 | Fox 10 Phoenix
    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Glendale Police responded to reports of a shooting in the parking lot of University of Phoenix stadium Friday night, while the Cardinals were playing the Raiders in their first preseason game. We're hearing a man in his 30s was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head. He's currently in stable condition. A suspect has apparently been taken into custody. No other information was made available. Stay with for updates on this developing story.