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Steve Spurrier to coach Orlando in Alliance of American Football – ESPN

Steve Spurrier to coach Orlando in Alliance of American Football – ESPN

The Alliance of American Football league added another big name Saturday, announcing that Hall of Famer Steve Spurrier will coach its Orlando team. Spurrier said in a statement that he is “fired up and ready to go” and noted that the new league gives him “a unique opportunity to get back into coaching.” The Alliance […]

Michigan State football: Spartans' spring game scouting report – Detroit Free Press

Michigan State football: Spartans' spring game scouting report – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio put his players through their first scrimmage of the 2018 spring session, won by the defense. Video recorded Friday, March 23. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press Michigan State, coming off a 10-3 season, will play its annual Green and White intrasquad scrimmage Saturday at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.(Photo: […]

Iranian TV censors Italian football badge – BBC News

Iranian TV censors Italian football badge – BBC News

Iranian TV censors Italian football badge By News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Image copyright Iranian TV/Mehdi Rostampour Image caption The Capitoline Wolf suckling Romulus and Remus proves too much for Iranian censors Eagle-eyed viewers have noticed that Iranian state television censored the logo of an Italian football club during its coverage of […]

Michigan football's Greg Mattison lauds D-line depth. Can unit be dominant? – Detroit Free Press

Michigan football's Greg Mattison lauds D-line depth. Can unit be dominant? – Detroit Free Press

Orion Sang, Special to the Detroit Free Press Published 7:00 a.m. ET April 4, 2018 | Updated 9:59 a.m. ET April 4, 2018 CLOSE Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown lauds defensive players, ecstatic early in spring football. Recorded Tuesday, March 27. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press Michigan defensive line coach Greg Mattison works with high […]

California Today: Is This the End of Youth Football? – New York Times

California Today: Is This the End of Youth Football? – New York Times

A fact sheet in support of the bill — known as the Safe Youth Football Act — says children who wait until they are 12 to play tackle football decrease their risk of “life-impacting brain damage” by 50 percent. Doctors have also noted that head hits are more damaging to young players because their brains […]

Victims in fatal crash were University of Sioux Falls football players – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Victims in fatal crash were University of Sioux Falls football players – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Buy Photo Argus 911 tile(Photo: Argus Leader)Buy Photo Officials say two University of Sioux Falls football players are the victims in a crash that killed one person and left another seriously injured early Sunday morning in southern Sioux Falls. A release from the university said Courtney Beane, a junior wide receiver, was killed in the crash, […]

What's lasting impact of football coaching search for Tennessee Vols, John Currie? – Knoxville News Sentinel

What's lasting impact of football coaching search for Tennessee Vols, John Currie? – Knoxville News Sentinel

CLOSE The Tennessee coaching search has gone through a tumultuous week. Angela Gosnell/News Sentinel University of Tennessee athletic director, John Currie speaks during a press conference announcing the firing of head football coach, Butch Jones, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn.(Photo: Wade Payne/Special to the News Sentinel) John Currie typed a text message early […]

After first spring football scrimmage, Utes are where they expected to be – Deseret News

After first spring football scrimmage, Utes are where they expected to be – Deseret News

View 17 Items Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News Utah’s Joey Wood (32) is brought to the ground by teammate Chris Hart (8) near Alassane Niang (34) as they practice with the rest of the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 30, 2018. SALT LAKE CITY — Utah head coach Kyle […]

Tennessee's Vol For Life program has outgrown football team – Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee's Vol For Life program has outgrown football team – Knoxville News Sentinel

CLOSE The Tennessee coaching search has gone through a tumultuous week. Angela Gosnell/News Sentinel Neyland Stadium is shown for a game against Georgia on Sept. 30, 2017.(Photo: Michael Patrick, Knoxville News Sentinel) Days after Tennessee announced that Vol For Life coordinator Antone Davis was resigning last fall, John Currie received a text message from a […]

ESPN analyst: Jeremy Pruitt 'needs to run some guys off' Tennessee football team – SECcountry.com

ESPN analyst: Jeremy Pruitt 'needs to run some guys off' Tennessee football team – SECcountry.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Less could be more for Tennessee football, according to ESPN analyst and former Auburn football player Cole Cubelic. New Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt has quite a challenge on his hands, and this spring “he needs to run some guys off,” according to Cubelic, who hosts a daily talk show on Birmingham’s WJOX. […]