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  1. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Former NFL defensive end Warren Sapp has lost none of his appetite for a fight

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 01:18am by Mathew Scott

    ... you'll run into different characters. In a locker room there's 53 of the world's finest athletes. You want to tell me none [are gay]? Impossible." Tonight the big man is having his ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    College football star comes out, could be first openly gay player in NFL

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:34am by Associated Press

    ... another Missouri athlete who was not a football player. “Coaches just wanted to know a little about ourselves, our majors, where we’re from, and something that no one knows about you,” Sam said. ...

  3. Comment - Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    The Incognito-Martin furore highlights woes of new-found wealth

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 11:25pm by APSPT

    ... Illustrated, citing a variety of sources, found that 78 per cent of NFL athletes, or nearly four out of every five, are flirting with bankruptcy within five years of retirement. "That sounds about ... of NFL athletes, or nearly four out of every five, are flirting with bankruptcy within five years of retirement Jim Litke During a segment on a Tennessee radio show 13 months ago, callers ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Unbeaten Miami finally get trip to the White House

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... these days for current champions. Four decades ago, however, saluting athletes was not an established tradition. And the Watergate scandal was preoccupying Richard Nixon back then anyway. So the men ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    African rugby player Daniel Adongo tries to win place in NFL

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... this muscle-bound 6ft 5in (196cm), 257lb (117kg) athlete on the rugby fields of Africa and decided to give him a shot at making an NFL roster. "Just take your steps and be patient," Adongo said. ... and as an athlete, you have something to work with. You basically have a lump of clay for these coaches to work with." Adongo began his career playing for the Kenya Harlequins junior team. Eventually, ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    From hero to zero

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... tell a kid that the athlete he or she idolised - whose name was stitched across their back - is an accused killer? There are other conversations that should be just as uncomfortable: How can parents promote hero worship of athletes when they know so little about the person in the uniform? Why are we so quick to idolise someone based simply on their ability to throw or catch a ball? ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Family seek justice in homicide of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... commissioner Roger Goodell was waiting for the legal process to take its course. Meanwhile, CytoSport, a California-based firm that makes Muscle Milk and other supplements for athletes, said on Friday ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    49ers' Culliver apologises for anti-gay comments

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of homophobic banter that professional athletes rarely use any more," said Sainz. "Culliver's irrational rant... is reprehensible. He should recognise how far most of his fellow athletes ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Family of ex-football star sues NFL over suicide

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 11:37am by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... attempted to institute rule changes protecting player safety while still preserving the spectacle fans enjoy, which is partly based on the speed and power of colliding athletes. The Seau family says ... once known as boxer’s dementia, is caused by repeated impacts to the brain, and has been found in athletes who suffered head injuries as well as in members of the armed forces with concussive ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    US sports world shocked by dying girlfriend hoax

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 03:32pm by Associated Press in South Bend, Indiana

    ... next,” he wrote. “I cannot comprehend Manti Te’o saying anything that could make me believe he was a victim.” On Wednesday, Te’o and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick said the player ... ever clarify the nature of his relationship as the story took on a life of its own? Te’o’s agent, Tom Condon, said the athlete had no plans to make any public statements Thursday in Florida, ...




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