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Texas Tech dismisses freshman football player for allegedly punching female basketball player

Texas Tech has dismissed freshman defensive back Nigel Bethel II from the team after he allegedly punched women’s basketball player Amber Battle. She reportedly will need surgery as a result of the incident. New York News – NY Daily News

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Geno on Giants, Pats: ‘There’s no friends in football’

Calvin Pryor recently drew some attention for saying the Jets hate the Patriots and Giants before even playing a single game for Gang Green. Rex Ryan supported Pryor earlier this week and said disliking opponents can be helpful, an idea Geno Smith agrees with. “Quite honestly, when I’m on the field, I’ve always believed there’s […]

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New York City Firefighter Gets Early Father's Day Football Surprise

New York City Firefighter Gets Early Father's Day Football Surprise A New York City firefighter who became a surrogate dad to the children of his best friend and fellow firefighter who died on Sept. 11 was today recognized for his selflessness by the star players of his most beloved sports team, the New York Jets […]

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Johnny Football craze nothing like Tebowmania: Pettine

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine has seen first-hand the chaos that can ensue when a celebrity quarterback lands on his roster. Jets Rss Article only

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Myers: Jets, other teams will rue passing on Johnny Football

It’s the Johnny Football Payback Tour that will be opening about as off-Broadway as it gets — in Cleveland — even if he could have been a star on Broadway with the Jets. Jets Rss Article only

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N.F.L. prospect Kelcy Quarles is wanted for questioning after violent incidents at Greenhouse club Downtown.

Police hunting for Gamecocks — football players wanted for questioning after violence at notorious Downtown club

N.F.L. prospect Kelcy Quarles is wanted for questioning after violent incidents at Greenhouse club Downtown. Victor Hampton. BY SAM SPOKONY | Two elite college football players, both expected to enter the N.F.L. draft in May, are wanted for questioning after a brutal attack in a Hudson Square nightclub early on April 11, police said. Police […]

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Northwestern football labor win could shake up NCAA

The Northwestern Wildcats took another step toward forming college sports’ first union on Wednesday when the National Labor Relations Board cleared the way for the school’s football players to hold an election that might radically transform college sports.      Surfing the Mets – NY Daily News Blogs

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NYPD officer slugged man during football game: cops

A NYPD police officer was arrested for slugging a man during a pickup football game in a Bronx park Sunday, cops said. Tiquan Carruthers, 29, who was off-duty, was playing… Metro | New York Post

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Sheldon Richardson on college roommate Michael Sam: ‘ His sexuality has nothing to do with him playing on the football field.’

Sheldon Richardson praised former college roommate Michael Sam for revealing his sexual orientation on Sunday night. Richardson, the league’s Defensive Rookie of the Year, shared a house with Sam when the two of them were teammates at Missouri.   “I am actually (proud of him),” Richardson said …      The Jet Stream – NY Daily […]

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Who you like? City football standouts make Super picks

Who you like? City football standouts make Super picks Welcome home: “It's great for New York City and for our high school and college kids to have a chance to go to the Super Bowl.” Danny Landberg, Coach, Erasmus. Prediction: “Denver — 28-24. It all comes down to Denver's defense. If they get three and […]

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Ex-Giant Strahan headed to Pro Football Hall of Fame

So much for Warren Sapp’s opinion, and a strange first-year snub. Michael Strahan was always headed to the Hall of Fame. And now, he’s officially gotten in. One year after just missing the cut to get into Canton, the Giants’ all-time leader in sacks finally earned a spot among the NFL’s greatest.      Giants Rss […]

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City Room: Nocturnalist at the Super Bowl | When Food, Not Football, Is the Star

The 50 Yard Lounge, in a tent wedged between two restaurants in Midtown Manhattan, is a weeklong event intended to bring together the worlds of food and sports.      NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Councilman Levin Moves to Regulate Youth Football

Brooklyn Councilman Steve Levin, taken aback by the Esquire Network’s new Friday Night Tykes documentary series chronicling the intensity of youth football, is backing legislation to regulate the sport in the five boroughs. Read More The New York Observer

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READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL: Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square chock full of free fun — including concerts and toboggan run

New Yorkers and tourists alike can’t wait for the Boulevard of Dreams to kick off. Crews and volunteers labored in the frigid Tuesday temps to turn a 13-block stretch of Broadway into Super Bowl Boulevard — a free public fan celebration that’s expected to attract tens of thousands when it opens at noon on Wednesday. […]

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Live: Long Island football championships

Even if you can’t make it to the field, you can still follow along with the football Long Island Championships. Sports stories from Newsday

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