Archive for the ‘Sports/Football’ Category

Clemson dethrones top-ranked Alabama in NCAA championship rematch

Monday, January 9th, 2017

College football's first national championship rematch was fitting sequel to the original, with an unusual twist at the end.

NFL trio’s fist protest went unnoticed on Sunday

Monday, September 12th, 2016

A trio of Tennessee Titans say they raised their right fists in the air after the national anthem ended to honour the victims and heroes of 9-11, and to bring attention to the ongoing unequal treatment of African-Americans and other minorities.

College football’s opening weekend did not disappoint

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
James Conner stiff-arm

College football's opening weekend kicked off Saturday and it was full of drama. Here's a quick round-up of everything you missed.

Alabama, Clemson to clash for College Football Playoff title after semifinal wins

Friday, January 1st, 2016

After destroying Michigan State 38-0 in the College Football Playoff semifinals on Thursday, Alabama will meet Clemson, which beat Oklahoma earlier in the day, for the title on Jan. 11.

Aaron Hernandez double murder trial delayed until Jan. 19

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

A judge on Tuesday agreed to postpone the double murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez while prosecutors try to get their hands on evidence now held by a law firm that previously represented him.

Aaron Hernandez murder trial: Jury requests exhibit list

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked Wednesday for a list of the 439 exhibits they have to sift through as they decide whether to convict him in the shooting death of another man.

NFL’s leading rusher Demarco Murray traded to rival team

Thursday, March 12th, 2015
DeMarco Murray

All-star running back DeMarco Murray will sign a deal Thursday to play for the Philadelphia Eagles according to reports.

Joe Paterno, Penn State wins restored under NCAA deal

Friday, January 16th, 2015

The NCAA announced a new settlement deal that returns 112 wins to Penn State and the late Joe Paterno. The wins were initially vacated in light of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

Heisman winner Mariota to enter NFL draft

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft. The Ducks quarterback announced on Oregon's website on Wednesday that he would forgo his senior season. The school said he filed paperwork on Wednesday, a day before the NFL deadline.

Ohio State wins 1st national title in NCAA’s playoff era

Monday, January 12th, 2015
Darron Lee

Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Ohio State won the first national title in college football's playoff era, running over Oregon 42-20 Monday night.