Archive for the ‘Sports/Football’ Category

Urban Meyer tweets apology to former assistant’s ex-wife

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Amid withering criticism of his failing to more directly address domestic abuse issues at a news conference earlier this week, suspended Ohio State coach Urban Meyer issued an apology Friday to the ex-wife of a former assistant coach who was suspected of abusing her.

Ohio State suspends Urban Meyer 3 games, says he protected protege from abuse allegations

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Urban Meyer was suspended by Ohio State on Wednesday for the first three games of the season for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport's most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after that coach's wife accused him of abuse.

Prominent Ohio State coach ensnarled in fired assistant’s domestic violence allegations

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Ohio State has placed coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week.

Argos well aware of turf issues at BMO field, says CFL commissioner

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the league and Toronto Argonauts are exploring how to rectify the turf issue at BMO Field. Most of BMO Field's playing surface is natural grass, but the entire north endzone is turf as is a portion of the south endzone.

Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor declares it’s ‘time for the next chapter’

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor said scans on his injured neck have shown no improvement and declared it was "time for the next chapter." Chancellor had been awaiting further clarity on his neck. In a posting on his Twitter account Sunday night, Chancellor said his latest scans "showed no healing."

Football league where fans call plays coming to a live-stream near you

Monday, April 9th, 2018

The eight-team Fan Controlled Football League will stream its games live on Twitch when it begins play next year, the league announced Monday.

Western’s juggernaut offence meets its biggest test at Vanier Cup

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The Western Mustangs have put up staggering numbers during their remarkable U Sports football season. The only thing standing in the way of their perfect season are the reigning Vanier Cup champions from Laval.

Baylor settles suit that alleged rape ‘culture of violence’

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Baylor University has settled a lawsuit filed by a former student who said she was gang raped by two football players and alleged the program at the nation's largest Baptist school fostered a "culture of violence." The settlement is one of several in recent weeks.

Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in HBO biopic

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Al Pacino will star as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming HBO biopic directed by Barry Levinson.

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.