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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Aug. 08, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

Dallas Morning News. August 7, 2022. Editorial: UIL needs to mandate heat-safety measures for Texas high school football We must protect student athletes from heat stroke, no matter what climate they live in. High school football practice is back for...

Mathieu thanks Saints for support during absence from camp

Aug. 04, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu wasn't ready to discuss why he missed the first week of training camp. The important thing, he said Thursday, was that he's back with the team and feeling good about it. “I’m sure at some point I’ll...

Saints safety Mathieu rejoins team after 1-week absence

Aug. 03, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu reported for training camp and participated in practice drills in his No. 32 jersey on Wednesday after initially being excused for what the team described as a personal matter. Mathieu returned after missing the first...

A gentle giant: 49ers' Bryant Young heads to Hall of Fame

Aug. 03, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

Bryant Young straddled the classic football divide between discipline and ferocity more adeptly than just about any player of his generation. For every minute of a 14-year NFL career spent entirely with the San Francisco 49ers, Young was a model teammate and a soft-spoken leader who...

Hall of Fame welcomes inspirational 'Field Mouse,' Sam Mills

Aug. 01, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Perhaps the late Sam Mills would have been a blue-chip college recruit and high NFL draft pick had someone invented — as the 5-foot-9 linebacker memorably suggested — “a computer to measure heart.” Mills played Division III college football and was not...

Jets cornerback Bryce Hall embraces challenges, competition

Jul. 21, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

LUTZ, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Hall begins his workout in his garage on a steamy July morning before heading to the gym for more exercises and a high school field for some football drills. The routine continues day after day in the Florida heat for the New York Jets’ third-year...

Oregon tight end, social media star, dies of head injury

Jul. 14, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Ducks tight end Spencer Webb has died after falling and striking his head on rock slides at a popular swimming lake near Eugene, Oregon, authorities said. The 22-year-old who was expected to play his fifth football season at the University of Oregon this...

South Carolina football walk-on works as Statehouse page too

Jul. 10, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

COLUMBIA S.C. (AP) — Main Street. Stand at the right place and it’s a view of the South Carolina Statehouse to one side and Williams-Brice Stadium to the other. Jackson Hall has been working each end this summer. As a walk-on freshman offensive lineman, he’s at South...

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

Jun. 27, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games was protected by the Constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to “much more coercive prayer" in public schools. The court ruled...

Tony Siragusa, who helped Ravens win Super Bowl, dies at 55

Jun. 22, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who was part of one of the most celebrated defenses in NFL history with the Baltimore Ravens, died Wednesday. He was 55. Siragusa’s broadcast agent, Jim Ornstein, confirmed the death. The cause of death was not immediately available....