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Sean Payton And New Orleans Saints OK’d To Renegotiate Contract Says NFL

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NFL officials have provided the New Orleans Saints with written permission to negotiate a contract extension for suspended head coach Sean Payton. You might recall that the NFL’s front office voided Payton’s previous contract extension based on a technicality in the coaches contract. According to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello: “The league office has communicated fully… Read more »

Charles Tillman May Miss Game If Wife Has Baby Early

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Charles Tillman isn’t worried about missing this Sunday’s game, but it’s definitely a possibility. The Chicago Bears star’s wife is scheduled to deliver their new baby on Monday. If the baby comes early, however, Tillman will be missing the game against the Houston Texans. Tillman said: “The wife is due any day, so hopefully this… Read more »

Boys Football League Dominated By … 9-Year-Old Girl [Videos]

Sam Gordon, 9-year-old football great

Who says girls can’t play football with the big boys? Sam Gordon, 9-years-old, is taking the internet by storm today with her mad football skills. She’s a running back in the Gremlin Division of mostly 9-year-old kids in the Salt Lake City area. This just isn’t some video of a cute kid making a touchdown…. Read more »

Danny Granger Out 3 Months With Knee Injury

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Danny Granger will be out for at least 3 months with a knee injury. Granger was sidelined before the Indiana Pacers’ season opener with a sore left knee. At the time, coach Frank Vogel said: “We still have a heck of a team … We’ve still got a great deal of talent, a great deal… Read more »

Darrell Royal Dies: Legendary Texas Longhorns Coach Passes Away At 88 [Video]

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The Houston Chronicle has confirmed the sad news that former University of Texas head football coach Darrell Royal passed away at his home in Austin early Wednesday. He was 88. According to The Chron, Royal, who won two national championships and turned the Longhorns program into a national power, died of complications from cardiovascular disease…. Read more »

Colts Players Shave Their Heads To Support Pagano’s Leukemia Battle

Colts Shave Heads For Pagano

More than two dozen Indianapolis Colts players shaved their heads in support of coach Chuck Pagano, who is beginning a second round of chemotherapy in his battle to beat leukemia. Quarterback Andrew Luck and punter Pat McAfee were two of the players to shave their heads in a show of support, reports USA Today. McAfee… Read more »

Michael Vick’s Brother Apologizes For Twitter Rant

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Marcus Vick, the younger brother of NFL quarterback Michael Vick, has apologized for a Twitter tirade he unleashed Monday during the Philadelphia Eagles game against the New Orleans Saints. “Please trade my brother. We requesting out of Philly!!!! Please please please,” Vick wrote during the first quarter of the contest after the Eagles’ quarterback took… Read more »

Plaxico Burress Beats 125 MPH Speeding Ticket On Technicality

Plaxico Beats 125 MPH Speeding Ticket

Plaxico Burress escaped a heavy fine when he beat a 125 mph speeding ticket on a technicality. The former NFL receiver had a promising career in his hands when he shot himself in the leg in a club in 2008. Burress got the ticked in Broward County, Florida, driving an impressive 125 mph (70 miles… Read more »