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Derrick Brooks

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  • Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction

    Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction
    The presenters for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 next month include children, a father, a media member and two former coaches. The seven inductees during the weekend of Aug. 1-3 in Canton, Ohio, are former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker...
  • Sports Buzz: Should Florida-Georgia high school football game resume?

    Sports Buzz: Should Florida-Georgia high school football game resume?
    Who has the better high school football players: Florida or Georgia? That question is what led to the Florida-Georgia all-star football game, played from 1985-93 at the Florida Citrus Bowl. It featured future football stars such as  Deion Sanders,...
  • Can Florida vs. Georgia all-star game come back?

    Can Florida vs. Georgia all-star game come back?
    Is there room on December's holiday buffet for another high-school football all-star game? Wade Rollinson thinks the answer is yes, as long as the game is a replica of an event that long was regarded as one of the nation's premier all-star events....
  • Class 7A all-state boys basketball team announced

    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 7A all-state boys basketball team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and...
  • Varsity scores: April 9

    Varsity scores: April 9
    Baseball       Olympia 3, West Orange 0       Buzz: Juan Hillman pitched a complete game 3-hitter with 8 strikeouts for Olympia (19-2). Nick Gordon had 2 hits. Andrew Karp pitched 6 innings with 4 strikeouts for West Orange (18-4).    ...
  • Seven named to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Seven named to Pro Football Hall of Fame
    NEW YORK -- Seven players were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Linebacker Derrick Brooks, offensive tackle Walter Jones, wide receiver Andre Reed, defensive end Michael Strahan and defensive back Aeneas Williams and senior...
  • Peyton Manning wins fifth NFL MVP award

    Peyton Manning wins fifth NFL MVP award
    Peyton Manning's record-setting season earned him his fifth Associated Press NFL most valuable player award Saturday night in a landslide. No other player has won more than three. Denver's record-setting quarterback, who threw for 55 touchdowns and 5,...
  • After getting the call from the Hall, Andre Reed finally got to enjoy a Super Bowl Sunday

    After getting the call from the Hall, Andre Reed finally got to enjoy a Super Bowl Sunday
    NEW YORK — There is little doubt that Sunday was the best Super Bowl Sunday of Andre Reed's life. After playing in four of them with the Buffalo Bills and having his team come up short each time, the phrase "Super Bowl" always had a bittersweet...
  • Tony Dungy and Joe Philbin discuss the Dolphins' bullying saga

    Tony Dungy and Joe Philbin discuss the Dolphins' bullying saga
    Former NFL coach Tony Dungy claims his recent conversation with Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin about his interview with disgruntled Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin wasn’t  confrontational. During a Tuesday morning interview...
  • Andre Reed's Hall of Fame chances assessed by The NFL Network

     
    The NFL Network had a show devoted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates for 2014 on Wednesday night, a show called "Hall of Fame: The Contenders" in which the analysts talked about the new candidates who will be considered on Feb. 1 when next year'...
  • Linebackers Jacob Pugh, Kain Daub have big-time potential at Florida State

    Linebackers Jacob Pugh, Kain Daub have big-time potential at Florida State
    As linebackers Kain Daub of Jacksonville Sandalwood and Jacob Pugh of Tallahassee Godby stood side-by-side during linebacker drills at the Jimbo Fisher Football Camp last week, onlookers just couldn't help but forecast the future. The big, athletic...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Jay Cutler's contract needs to be taken care of soon, and rumors of Brian Urlacher's demise seem to have been exaggerated. How much cap space do the Bears have left for this year, and do you think one or more of these guys might be signed before the end...