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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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Rutgers Football Player Jevon Tyree Quits Team Over Verbal Abuse From Defensive Coach Dave Cohen

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — There’s another coaching problem at Rutgers. A Scarlet Knights football player has left the team after alleging that a coach verbally abused him and threatened to head-butt him during a spring study hall session. The player said the assistant then treated him unfairly once the season started. Jevon Tyree, a redshirt […]

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Lawmaker pushes for tackle ban in youth football

A state lawmaker from metropolitan New York City is still pressing his effort to enact a ban on youth tackle football. WNYW – NYC News

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Football and bullying

The high school football players who put in 3-hour daily practice sessions on the North Plainfield High School field in New Jersey are focused on perfecting the game. But their parents and community leaders are keeping a close eye on alleged bullying in the National Football League and taking steps to make sure it doesn’t […]

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Mo Better Football: An Imperiled Pop Warner Program Still Draws Middle-Class Families to Brownsville

T.J. sits in street clothes on the sideline, 15 yards behind his teammates. Lips tight, brow furrowed, the 10-year-old watches as his buddies, clad in the Mo Better Jaguars’ signature purple and yellow, take on the Montclair Bulldogs in their Pop Warner league season opener. T.J.’s injured… Village Voice | News

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EUGENE, OR - OCTOBER 26:  Byron Marshall #9 of the Oregon Ducks runs against Tyler Foreman #23 of the UCLA Bruins on October 26, 2013 at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Week We Have All Been Waiting For

By Kevin McGuire (Credit, Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for. Two of the biggest games of the college […]

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