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.
The SEC Really Does Benefit From Media Bias In Polls
This past week, four of the top five teams in the Associated Press College Football Poll hailed from the SEC West Division. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, among others, wondered aloud whether ESPN's ownership of the brand-new SEC network, which launched this year, might be responsible for such a coincidence. Read more...
Football is life for young Steelers' fans
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin summarizes the previous game and looks ahead to the upcoming opponent in his weekly press conference ... area were featured as a part of 'Together We Make Football.' Kylie and Kadee Roebuck love football so ...
FILE - In this Sept. 1980, file photo, Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant wears his usual hat during a football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Bryant made Alabama synonymous with winning and became the most revered man in the Southeast during his three decades as coach of the Crimson Tide. Ahead of the college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of voters in the Top 25 poll to weigh in ...
Free Press Football Show: Former Arendell Parrott Academy football coach Bill Rowe
On this week’s edition of the Free Press Football Show, Bryan Hanks, Jessika Morgan and Jon Dawson are joined by former Arendell Parrott Academy coach Bill Rowe, who led the Patriots to the 1990 8-man football championship. Bryan and Jessika take a look ...
AGGIE FOOTBALL: Weekly press conference
Head coach Kevin Sumlin, coordinators Jake Spavital and Mark Snyder and select players met with the media Tuesday at the weekly football press conference inside Kyle Field.
Kane Cornes says AFL football is more entertaining today than 10 years ago. But really, writes Michelangelo Rucci
From the seat at FIVEaa’s studios in Hindmarsh Square where Graham became a top-rating sports commentator, Kane has declared — no, he has challenged everyone to sit through a replay of any Australian football game played before 2004 from start to finish.
Missing Broncos fan says he had 'fill of football'
DENVER (AP) — A man who disappeared during last week's Denver Broncos game, touching off an extensive search by family and friends, told police he had "his fill of football" when he walked and hitchhi
Oregon Football: Ducks' Road to Making the College Football Playoff
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon's mantra is " Win The Day ." However, when it comes to the College Football Playoff, the Ducks should be thinking "Win and You're In." The Ducks (7-1, 4-1) are ranked No. 5 by the playoff committee, which is appropriate considering their No. 5 ranking by the Associated Press poll and No. 6 ranking by the Coaches Poll. While there may a subset of Oregon fans who are ...
Krzyzewski applauds College Football Playoff's 'masterful' approach
Coach K laments ESPN's absence from NCAA tournament broadcasts College and professional football have long eclipsed college basketball’s early season, more so in the last 15 years as the former mushroomed from regional to national obsession. Add this ...
Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list
The Associated Press GRAPEVINE, Texas - The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken - and it likes the SEC. At least for now.
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.
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