The View from Writers Roost
One of my columns on football press box conversations drew a lot of comments from editor-publishers before it ever hit their papers’ pages. Community newspapers are often not large enough to have a “sports” editor or a staff photographer, so the job(s) become(s) a one-man-show.
No trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football
By John Raby The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. - When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday. Communities from West Virginia to Texas are saying they're OK with celebrating Halloween on, well, not Halloween. Football is king in many rural areas, especially in the South, and that's a big reason. But everything from ...
All-Pro linebacker John 'Bull' Bramlett dies at 73
John ''Bull'' Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the ''Meanest Man in Football,'' has died. Shelby County Mayor's Office spokesman Steve Shular told The Associated Press that family members say the Memphis native died early Thursday. Shular said Mayor Mark H. Luttrell was close to Bramlett, who had been in declining health. Terry Richards, funeral ...
American Press High School Football Scoreboard
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Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too
Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it. Now an analyst for CBS Sports, the 14-time Pro Bowl tight end will get an up-close view of Thursday night's showdown between the ...
Former NFL, AFL player John 'Bull' Bramlett dead at 73; dubbed 'Meanest Man in Football'
He was 73. Shelby County Mayor's Office spokesman Steve Shular told The Associated Press that family members say the Memphis native died early Thursday. Shular said Mayor Mark H. Luttrell was close to Bramlett, who had been in declining health. Terry ...
Would football be richer without small clubs?
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in the air above.
Play High School Football Pigskin Pick 'Em
The News-Press and ESPNRadio 99.3 FM have teamed up to present the High School Pigskin Pick'Em contest. Compete against other area high school football fans and choose from 12 games every week. The weekly winner will receive a gift card and Southwest ...
Football and bullying
It has happened, again. This time in New Jersey: Another high school football team had its season cut short due to moral and ethical injuries.
CCSD holding press conference following removal of Academic Magnet head football coach
Officials with the Charleston County School District have announced a Tuesday afternoon press conference following the recent removal of Bud Walpole as head football coach of Academic Magnet High School.
Join the Free Press' Friday Night Football live blog
Join the Free Press' Friday Night Football live blog Follow game updates and join the discussion with the Free Press' weekly live blog for Friday Night Football. Check out this story on burlingtonfreepress.com: http://bfpne.ws/1wqoSQY
Football: Pioneers Fail to Convert in Loss to Bound Brook
BOUND BROOK, NJ – Despite four touchdowns from senior running back Ibn Nash, the New Providence football team fell just short of a second straight come-from-behind victory, falling to Bound Brook, 27-26. Quarterback Matt McCann, who filled in for injured ...
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