| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:01 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Michael Ola considers his mother to be his biggest supporter. Pamela John has helped push her son up the rungs of professional football's ladder, a climb as improbable as it was circuitous.
She encouraged him when he spent the 2011...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Ed Sprinkle, a standout defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and 1950s, was nicknamed "The Claw" and known for his rough style of play, once acknowledging in a book about the team's rivalry with the Green Bay Packers that "if you got a...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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07/27/2014 The Atlanta Falcons waived wide receiver Darius Johnson, who caught 22 passes for 210 yards with one touchdown last season as an undrafted rookie signed out of Southern Methodist.
Johnson saw unexpected significant...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:13 AM
The Sports Xchange
Patriots release WR Orton, sign two others The New England Patriots released first-year wide receiver Greg Orton on Sunday.
In addition, the Patriots signed second-year wide receiver Brian Tyms and rookie wide receiver Cole Stanford....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:34 PM
As the Bears prepared for minicamp to conclude their offseason a year ago, J'Marcus Webb was lining up with the starters at right tackle.
It wasn't until the early portion of training camp that Jordan Mills moved him aside in one of four changes made on...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Jay Gruden was throwing passes to NFL receivers before he could drive. As the son of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' running backs coach in the early 1980s, as well as a teenage quarterback of some local renown - better, most folks thought, than his older...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
They didn't call him "Ace" for nothing. Asaph Schwapp was a stellar football player and even better young man who was emerging as a leader in Greater Hartford. His death Wednesday at age 26 from non-Hodgkins lymphoma is sad beyond words.
Mr. Schwapp was...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:18 PM
With the return of the Orlando Solar Bears this week -- taking to the ice here Saturday for the first time in 11 years -- it's a good time to look back at some of the many professional teams that once called Orlando home.
Central Florida isn't just...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Almost a year ago, a former standout football player at Long Beach Polytechnic High School trembled in Los Angeles County Superior Court as a judge dismissed his rape conviction. Outside the courtroom that day, Brian Banks offered cautious hope that one...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 9:23 PM
This is all from a release: East Preps LLC presents the 3rd Annual National Bowl Game returning to the Lehigh Valley at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at Allentown's J. Birney Crum Stadium. The National Bowl Game is an invitation-only college football all-...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
ichita has produced a good crop of NFL players and they have not forgotten where they came from. For Rashad Washington, a former New York Jets defensive back and Wichita Southeast product, it's all about giving back to the community that made him who he...
| Jul 19, 2013
Head Coach: Mike Kruczek – 1st Season
Alma Mater: Boston College ('76)
Overall High School Coaching Record: 0-0
Trinity Prep Coaching Record: 0-0
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