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NFL Boot Camp: Players Learning the Business of Business
NFL players earn an average of $1.9 million a year, but they are notorious for getting into serious financial trouble after they retire. Now the league is trying to help them handle life beyond the gridiron.
NFL writer: Cowboys' front office under the most pressure in NFC East
Sports Illustrated NFL writer Don Banks recently listed the NFC front offices, by division, that he thinks are under the most pressure heading into the free-agency period and the draft. Representing the NFC East ... the Dallas Cowboys.
Fantasy Football: Fantasy Forecasts for Seattle Seahawks in 2014
Will this past year’s Super Bowl heroes be next year’s fantasy football heroes? While the Seattle Seahawks are basking in the glory of winning the big one, fantasy football owners are already wondering which of the Super Bowl stars will be worthy to ...
Who has the best case for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014?
The National Football Foundation released the list of nominees for the 2014 class of the College Football Hall of Fame on Thursday. 75 players and six coaches are on the ballot, and 12-14 or so of the players and two of the coaches will be announced as part of the induction class in May.
Unemployed Ghanaians turn to gambling for livelihood
The unemployment situation in the country has caused many unemployed youths to resort to sports betting as their source of livelihood.
Football: Crenshaw duo receive academic scholarships to Fisk
Running back Jacob Knight and offensive lineman Isaiah Giddens helped Crenshaw win the City Section Division I championship in football this past season, but each also worked hard in the classroom. And they've been rewarded with academic ...
60 Minutes Sports, New Jersey Online Sports Betting and the Mob (Video)
“60 Minutes Sports” featured a segment asking the question whether legalized online sports betting in the state of New Jersey might actually serve to eradicate the Mob. Bookmakers and organized crime members have long profited in the high-stakes world ...
NJ appeals to US Supreme Court on sports betting
New Jersey is swinging for the fences in a long-shot effort to overturn a federal ban on sports betting in all but four states, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare the ban unconstitutional. With a federal appeals panel ruling against the state, New Jersey is appealing to the nation's highest court to consider two legal questions: Does the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act usurp ...
NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Teams Looking to Add QBs This Offseason
For teams looking to add a quarterback this offseason, the pickings are pretty slim. Many teams will look to have their plans in place ahead of the 2014 NFL draft. With the passing game only growing in importance, you're not seeing any major names hitting ...
Spring Ball: How college football can own spring sporting calendar
Spring football is a welcome respite from the long offseason, but it could attract all eyes for an entire month with a tweak. How does a spring bowl season with real matchups sound? Here's the plan.
Football Ferns suffer defeat against Swiss
The Football Ferns are still searching for their first win of 2014 after a second half recovery by Switzerland earned a 2-1 victory over the New Zealand side at the Cyprus Cup on Saturday.
How football is helping ‘Yolanda’ victims recover
MANILA, Philippines — The fame and influence of the world’s most popular sport, Football, is being used as leverage by the United Nations to highlight recovery efforts in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).