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CHICAGO - DECEMBER 30:  Steve McMichael #76 of the Chicago Bears removes his helmet during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs on December 30, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois. The Chiefs won 21-10.

7 Professional Wrestlers Who Played NFL Football

One common knock against professional wrestling is that it’s fake. Maybe so, in some ways. But it’s definitely athletic, even if those roundhouse rights aren’t always landing with full force. Wrestlers weighing upwards of 300 pounds routinely fly though the air. They pick up their opponents and fling them across the ring. They run, jump, […]

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Youth Football ‘Redskins’ Team Changes Name After Parents Complain

A couple of outraged Brooklyn parents complained that the Redskins name was racist. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 3:09am

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Notre Dame investigating four football players for academic fraud

Notre Dame says it is investigating “suspected academic dishonesty” involving several students, including four members of the football team who are being held out of practice. New York News – NY Daily News

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Teary eyed, David Wilson confronts end of his football career

David Wilson wept. Sports stories from Newsday

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Former Giants defensive end Michael Strahan enters Pro Football Hall of Fame

When Michael Strahan retired from the Giants in 2008, most believed he would end up here in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But as Strahan pointed out repeatedly during his enshrinement speech Saturday night, for most of his life, his inclusion among the sport’s immortals was far from assured. Sports stories from Newsday

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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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