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NFL – Google News

Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays hit the reset button on the 2013 draft – Grantland


Grantland

Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays hit the reset button on the 2013 draft
Grantland
The 2013 NFL draft was supposed to be a mess. 2012 had Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin. 2014, even a year in advance, held Jadeveon Clowney in what was regarded as one of the deepest draft classes in league history. 2013 was the awkward year in …

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:45 pm

Halfway through a scandal-marred season, NFL TV ratings stay strong – Baltimore Sun (blog)


Halfway through a scandal-marred season, NFL TV ratings stay strong
Baltimore Sun (blog)
One of the most remarkable stories in pop culture is the power of the NFL as TV entertainment. At the start of this scandal-plagued season, some analysts were predicting that ratings for Sunday, Monday and the new CBS Thursday night telecasts were
All Talk, No Walk: Despite Outrage Over Scandals, NFL TV Ratings UnharmedThe Post Game (blog)
NFL Games Four Most-Watched Shows of the WeekTVbytheNumbers
NPC's Week 9 NFL PicksNice Pick, Cowher

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:40 pm

Saints blast NFL for short turnaround from SNF to TNF on road – NBCSports.com


NBCSports.com

Saints blast NFL for short turnaround from SNF to TNF on road
NBCSports.com
But after beating the Panthers on the road Thursday night (which followed beating the Packers Sunday night), Payton was finally ready to let the NFL know how he felt. “I just think it's foolish,” Payton said, via Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans …
Saints top reeling Panthers in dominant road victoryNFL.com
Where's 'Thursday Night Football?' It's on NFL Network, not CBS, nowWashington Post (blog)
New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers kick off NFL's Week 9 with state talent The Huntsville Times – al.com
Bleacher Report -San Jose Mercury News -ESPN (blog)
all 1,317 news articles »

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:31 am

Why it makes no sense for London to have an NFL team – Quartz


BBC Sport

Why it makes no sense for London to have an NFL team
Quartz
After another two sell-out matches at Wembley, momentum is growing for a permanent NFL team in London. The league is keen: a fan base in the UK would open up a new market, generating revenue from tickets, merchandise and broadcasting rights.
NFL London franchise could be 'worth more than £100m' to UKBBC Sport
NFL in London 'worth £102m a year'MSN UK
NFL would provide London boostESPN
The Independent -Telegraph.co.uk
all 225 news articles »

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:57 am

Cory Jane praises Jarryd Hayne’s gutsy NFL move – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Cory Jane praises Jarryd Hayne's gutsy NFL move
Sydney Morning Herald
All Blacks winger Cory Jane is jealous of Jarryd Hayne's decision to pursue an American Football career and wonders if it might start a trend. Jane, who admits he loves watching NFL more than rugby, says standout NRL fullback Hayne has done what a lot
Cory Jane praises Hayne NFL move3News NZ

all 16 news articles »

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:04 am

Smarter Stats: Was Roethlisberger’s Week 8 performance the best ever? – SI.com


Smarter Stats: Was Roethlisberger's Week 8 performance the best ever?
SI.com
However, his impressive performance on one of the biggest passing days the NFL has seen recently was almost one-upped by Tom Brady in a rare stat category that prevented Big Ben from achieving the best single-game DYAR in history.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:54 pm

NFL Week 9 TV Schedule: Patriots-Broncos Showdown Dominates Late Slot – NESN.com


CBSSports.com

NFL Week 9 TV Schedule: Patriots-Broncos Showdown Dominates Late Slot
NESN.com
Week 9 of the NFL season is upon us, and one game on the schedule stands out above all the rest. The Denver Broncos and New England Patriots will meet at Gillette Stadium on Sunday afternoon, pitting quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Tom Brady …
QB Index: Midseason starting quarterback rankingsNFL.com
NFL Week 9 Game Rankings: Hard to beat Tom Brady vs. Peyton ManningCBSSports.com
NFL predictions: A quarterback rivalry to match Brady-ManningNewsOK.com
Bleacher Report -USA TODAY -ESPN (blog)
all 987 news articles »

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:30 pm

Ricky Williams: If given do-over, I wouldn’t play in NFL – NFL.com


NFL.com

Ricky Williams: If given do-over, I wouldn't play in NFL
NFL.com
"(I would) do something else," Williams said on NFL AM on Thursday in advance of his episode of A Football Life on NFL Network, which premiers Friday night at 9 p.m. ET. "Because of the career I had at Texas, I had so many doors open to me to finish up …
Ricky Williams Id skip the NFL if I could do it all over againFOXSports.com
Ricky Williams now to 1999 Ricky Williams about the NFL: 'Don't do it'SportingNews.com
NFL Network's “A Football Life” profiles Ricky WilliamsTexasSports.com

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:25 pm

Fantasy number crunch: Best, worst Week 9 matchups – NFL.com


Cincy Jungle

Fantasy number crunch: Best, worst Week 9 matchups
NFL.com
If you include quarterbacks in the yards per rush attempt statistic, then Tannehill is the second-highest ranked player in that category out of every player in the NFL over the last month. Forecast: Tannehill should only serve as a bye-week filler in
NFL Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings:…SportingNews.com
Week 9 Start 'Em and Sit 'EmCBSSports.com
NFL Fantasy football waiver grabs for Week 9Cincy Jungle

all 204 news articles »

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 6:11 pm

Tom Brady, DeMarco Murray lead Players of the Month – NFL.com


Tom Brady, DeMarco Murray lead Players of the Month
NFL.com
Leading the Patriots to a 4-0 record during Breast Cancer Awareness month, Brady completed 100 of 144 passes (69.4 percent) for 1,268 yards with 14 touchdowns and no interceptions for an NFL-best 129.1 passer rating. In the NFC, DeMarco Murray took …

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 4:29 pm

NCAA – Google News

Google News

Signals mixed in NCAA motion regarding Penn State consent decree – Centre Daily Times


Signals mixed in NCAA motion regarding Penn State consent decree
Centre Daily Times
“This court made clear its belief that resolving the present controversy will require a trial concerning whether the consent decree between the NCAA and the Pennsylvania State University is or is not a valid and enforceable contract,” the college

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:40 pm

Two current athletes join Kessler lawsuit vs. NCAA, conferences – CBSSports.com


Two current athletes join Kessler lawsuit vs. NCAA, conferences
CBSSports.com
The Jenkins plaintiffs are suing the NCAA and the five major conferences and seeking an injunction to allow a free market. The plaintiffs want to end NCAA rules that “prohibit, cap or otherwise limit remuneration and benefits” to football and men's

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:48 am

Todd Gurley’s 4-Game Suspension Upheld – ESPN


ESPN

Todd Gurley's 4-Game Suspension Upheld
ESPN
The NCAA announced Thursday night that its Division I Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee has upheld Georgia running back Todd Gurley's four-game suspension, meaning he'll miss the Bulldogs' next two games after sitting out the previous two.
NCAA upholds Todd Gurley suspensionWSB Atlanta
NCAA Denies Georgia's Appeal of Gurley SuspensionABC News
NCAA upholds suspension of Georgia's Todd GurleySI.com

all 132 news articles »

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:17 am

Todd Gurley suspension ruling shows major problems with NCAA’s system – SI.com


SB Nation

Todd Gurley suspension ruling shows major problems with NCAA's system
SI.com
The NCAA has always been great at making people who commit decidedly non-criminal acts look like criminals, but the punishment for Georgia tailback Todd Gurley's sale of autographs included one little nugget that further drives home the point.
NCAA upholds Todd Gurley suspension for Florida and Kentucky gamesSB Nation
NCAA: Gurley accepted $3000 from multiple people over two yearsMacon Telegraph (blog)
Gurley Suspended Until Nov. 15ESPN
FOXSports.com -Washington Post (blog) -Forbes
all 795 news articles »

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:54 pm

Unnecessary roughness? Players question NCAA’s record on concussions – CNN


Unnecessary roughness? Players question NCAA's record on concussions
CNN
In the early 1900s, college football was a brutal sport. An increasing number of deaths and injuries prompted action from President Theodore Roosevelt and led to the establishment of what would later be known as the NCAA. The National Collegiate

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:07 pm

LSU has winning record when behind after three; TCU offense explodes – NCAA.com


NCAA.com

LSU has winning record when behind after three; TCU offense explodes
NCAA.com
.511 Under Les Miles, LSU has been trailing after three quarters 47 times. The Tigers have come back to win 24 of those games, making four a winning percentage of .511 in those situations. They did it again on Saturday, trailing 7-3 until scoring the …

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:29 pm

Syracuse NCAA investigation: University officials, including Scott Shafer … – The Post-Standard – syracuse.com


Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician

Syracuse NCAA investigation: University officials, including Scott Shafer
The Post-Standard – syracuse.com
Syracuse officials, along with the NCAA Committee on Infractions, took over at least two rooms in the hotel — one for the hearing and one for breaks — as part of a scheduled two-day hearing. The hearing is not open to the public or reporters, and
Syracuse NCAA Hearing: What We Are Learning AlreadyTroy Nunes is an Absolute Magician
Shafer arrives in Chicago for NCAA investigation, per reportThe Daily Orange
Schafer, SU officials attend Chicago hearing on NCAA inquiryWSYR
CNYcentral.com -13WHAM-TV
all 40 news articles »

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:03 pm

NCAA? The four letters North Carolina should fear most are SACS – SportingNews.com


SportingNews.com

NCAA? The four letters North Carolina should fear most are SACS
SportingNews.com
After the University of North Carolina revealed last week the contents of the Wainstein report on the school's academic scandal, a lot of sports commentators called for the NCAA to punish Tar Heels athletics for the transgressions admitted. But the
Williams Addresses Academic Fraud Reports At UNCESPN
Academic dishonesty will test NCAALamron
ACC's John Swofford on NCAA investigation of Syracuse: Compliance always a The Post-Standard – syracuse.com
Daily Northwestern -Greensboro News & Record -Tiffin Advertiser Tribune (blog)
all 343 news articles »

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:44 pm

Bobby Cremins recuses himself from NCAA hearing because of friendship with … – The Post-Standard – syracuse.com


ESPN

Bobby Cremins recuses himself from NCAA hearing because of friendship with
The Post-Standard – syracuse.com
Charlotte, N.C. — Bobby Cremins is a member of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions, but the former Georgia Tech coach will not participate in the NCAA's hearing regarding allegations against the Syracuse University basketball program. Syracuse …
NCAA Hearings Involving SU Athletics Investigation Begin ThursdayTWC News
Former Georgia Tech head coach recuses self from Syracuse's NCAA hearingNBCSports.com

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 11:33 pm

NCAA President Mark Emmert, UNC AD Bubba Cunningham differ on Wainstein … – News & Observer


CBSSports.com

NCAA President Mark Emmert, UNC AD Bubba Cunningham differ on Wainstein
News & Observer
Emmert has received plenty of criticism during his tenure for, among other things, the NCAA's difficult-to-define enforcement process. He has received criticism, too, for the NCAA's inaction on the UNC academic fraud case, which has been publicized for
NCAA graduation rates improveESPN
NCAA president Mark Emmert calls UNC report 'deeply troubling'CBSSports.com
NCAA's Mark Emmert hopes members revisit rule on autographsUSA TODAY
NBCSports.com -Arizona Daily Star
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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 10:29 am

NFL.com

Physical play inspired Jimmy Graham vs. Panthers

Showing no ill effects of his shoulder injury, Jimmy Graham was a force Thursday night. The New Orleans Saints tight end said the Panthers early physical play sparked his fire.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:12 pm

Cam Newton shoulders blame for Panthers loss

Cam Newton shouldered the blame for the Carolina Panthers’ 28-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints Thursday night. The quarterback put up career lows in completion percentage and passer rating.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:34 am

Greg Hardy’s trial postponed

Greg Hardy’s trial has been postponed, Ian Rapoport reported Thursday. The Carolina Panthers’ defensive end has been on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List since September.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:42 pm

William Gay’s purple cleats part of anti-domestic violence efforts

William Gay’s purple cleats aren’t about simply making a splash. The Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback talks to Aditi Kinkhabwala about his latest attempt to spread awareness of domestic violence.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 9:58 pm

Dennis Pitta’s Ravens career in question after surgery

Dennis Pitta underwent hip surgery last month — a procedure that will need to heal naturally before he can even think about rehab, let alone returning to the field. Will the tight end be able to suit up for the Ravens in 2015?

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:48 pm

Jay Gruden on RGIII: ‘All systems look like they’re a go’

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Thursday that Robert Griffin III has been medically cleared and, barring a setback, will start Sunday against the Vikings. Where does that leave Week 8 hero Colt McCoy?

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 5:42 pm

Jason Garrett optimistic Tony Romo can play Sunday

Jason Garrett was not unequivocal when discussing Tony Romo’s back injury Thursday, but the Dallas Cowboys’ coach likes his quarterback’s chances of playing Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 4:02 pm