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Position prejudice in the NFL Hall Of Fame

» By Michael Williams –mwilliams0824@gmail.com The 2013 class of the NFL Hall of Fame nominees shows some discrimination against tight ends and place-kickers. Anyone would be hard pressed to find a quarterback or running back doesn’t appreciate the play they get from their tight ends or their place-kicker. Place-kickers are ...

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Govs’ Tennis teams host fall tournament

» By Daniel Newton –fig1013@gmail.com The men’s and Lady Govs’ tennis teams hosted the Austin Peay Fall Invitations this past Friday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Sept. 30. The men’s team played at the Swan Lake Tennis Complex and the women played on the outdoor courts on campus. The tournament had ...

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Volleyball opens strong at home

» By Daniel Newton –fig1013@gmail.com The Lady Govs’ volleyball team had an eventful week in their first two home games, dropping the first match against Jacksonville State, 3-1, on Friday, Sept. 21, and winning their first second game against Tennessee Tech, 3-1, on Saturday, Sept. 22. Their first home game ...

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Lady Govs Soccer falls in close game

» By Daniel Newton –fig1013@gmail.com The Lady Govs soccer team lost a tough game in their Ohio Valley Conference opener on Sunday, Sept. 23, to rival Murray State, 1-0. Although the Lady Govs controlled most of the game, they were unable to pull out the win. The first half of ...

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NFL replacement refs could be worse

» By Daniel Newton –fig1013@gmail.com This article was written prior to the ending of the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers game on Monday, Sept. 24. Professional athletes and fans alike have found excuses throughout the years to try and justify poor play or an unfortunate outcome. We have heard ...

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Is the pay worth the play?

» By Daniel Newton –fig1013@gmail.com For the first three weeks every season, we see a consistent trend in college football: powerhouses beating up on less-known and weaker competition. The infamous “pay for play” system has become a trend growing in popularity for many years. Big teams pay smaller teams, many ...

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