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Lights out at the Super Bowl

»Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — A Super Bowl week that had gone so smoothly for the Big Easy suddenly turned bizarre when everyone was watching. The lights went out on the biggest game of the year. The outage, blamed on an unspecified “abnormality” in the Superdome’s power system, was an ...

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APSU head coach leaves for NFL

»Philip Sparn psparn@my.apsu.edu APSU head football coach Rick Christophel submitted his resignation on Friday, Jan. 24. Christophel is leaving the head football coaching position at APSU, which he has held for the last six seasons to be an assistant coach for the Arizona Cardinals in the National Football League. Although ...

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To stay or not to stay: the question for top NFL prospects from Tennessee

» By associated press KNOXVILLE — Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray has experienced many peaks and valleys in his junior season, but he was a model of consistency in his final weekly media session. Three times during his discussion with reporters, Bray was asked draft-related questions. He gave pretty much the ...

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The man behind the NFL’S success: remembering a legend

–mwilliams0824@gmail.com If you have paid any attention to news this NFL season, you may have heard that Art Modell passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday, Sept. 6. Modell was a polarizing figure in the NFL, but his influence reached out further than just football. Modell is most ...

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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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Titans season off to bad start, more losses to come?

» By Daniel Newton –fig1013@gmail.com Bad omen or just a rough opening day? You can be the judge, but it was clear the Tennessee Titans were nowhere near the standard of play in their season-opener of a team deserving of a playoff birth, something they almost accomplished last season. The ...

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