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Twitter Hashtags Banned By NCAA On Football Fields

NCAA bans Twitter hashtags

On-field Twitter hashtags have been banned by the NCAAA as a prohibited form of advertising. URLs are also out of bounds. The college football hashtag ban came in the form of a new NCAA Rules Committee announcement. Among the permissible items include the NCAA logo, the conference logo, the school name/team name and logo, and… Read more »

Redskins Need A Name Change, Says D.C. Councilman

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Is it time for the Washington Redskins to change their name? A D.C. councilman believes that the outdated and racist name should be changed to the Redtails. Council member David Grosso said that the name “Redskins” was “derogatory” and “racist.” Grosso is now circulating a proposal in an attempt to get the Redskins to change… Read more »

Stanford QB Retires After Freak Weightlifting Accident

Stanford QB Retires After Freak Weightlifting Accident

Stanford QB Josh Nunes has decided to retire after a freak weightlifting injury in February left with a long recovery. Nunes was performing a bench press at an offseason weighlifting session back in February when he felt his shoulder pop. He then dropped the weight he was lifting, and it fell on his upper body,… Read more »

Tyler Bray Stands Out Among SEC Undrafted

Tyler Bray one of few SEC players to go undrafted

Tyler Bray remaining undrafted stands out for a couple of different reasons. With the 2013 NFL Draft come and gone, the former Tennessee volunteer saw a whopping 63 of his SEC Conference compatriots selected by professional football teams. That number is more than twice the number of players that were selected from any other conference…. Read more »

Tharold Simon Arrested Day Before NFL Draft, Says He Owns Town

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Tharold Simon’s arrest the night before the NFL drafts has angered and disappointed fans — including 20 witnesses to the rowdy street party who say that the former LSU cornerback did nothing wrong. It all started on Thursday night, when apparently Simon and friends were having a pre-party before the official “Tharold Simon Day” scheduled… Read more »

Madden 25 Cover Goes To Barry Sanders

Sanders spent 10-years with the Detroit Lions.

Barry Sanders will be on the cover of Madden 25. Electronic Arts and ESPN announced today that the Hall of Fame running back beat out Adrian Peterson with 58% of the final vote to land the cover of Madden NFL 25. Sanders will be the first athlete to appear on back to back EA Sports… Read more »

Openly Gay Kicker Sets His Sights On The NFL

Openly Gay Kicker To Try Out For NFL

Openly gay kicker Alan Gendreau is setting his sights on the NFL. The former Middle Tennessee State player is hoping to make the cut when he tries out for the National Football League later this year. Although he would become the first openly gay player in the NFL, he said that isn’t his ultimate goal…. Read more »

New Jacksonville Jaguars Uniforms Revealed

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The Jacksonville Jaguars unveiled their new Nike uniforms today. Yahoo News reports that Nike signed a five-year deal last year to become the official apparel supplier of the NFL for the next five years. The company redesigned the Seattle Seahawks’ uniform last year and they plan on unveiling a new look for the Miami Dolphins… Read more »