1. Penn State Coach Bill O'Brien Says His Kicker Is Dealing with a Minor Leg Issue

    Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien has another variable to consider Saturday against Purdue when choosing between a Sam Ficken field-goal attempt and keeping his offense on the field on fourth down...

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  2. Penn State's Strength and Conditioning Program Paying Dividends

    The moment he stepped under the lights on Penn State’s practice field for an early morning winter workout, the football team knew strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald was a little out of the ordinary...

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  3. Chizik and Staff Receive Nearly-Unanimous Failing Grade from Fans

    This week on the Auburn Report Card, the Tigers hit rock bottom, receiving Fs for every position group for the first time this season from our al.com readers...

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  4. It's Not so Much Xs and Os, Execution's the Problem, Says Chizik

    AUBURN, Alabama – Auburn's Gene Chizik says he's not throwing out his playbook despite a 1-7 start. He looking for better execution of all those Xs and Os...

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  5. New Starting QB Jonathan Wallace Brings Energy to Auburn Practice

    AUBURN, Alabama – The early returns for Jonathan Wallace have been good since he was named Auburn's starting quarterback Tuesday morning...

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  6. Raiders Notes: Goodson, Wisniewski 'Banged Up'

    ALAMEDA -- The Raiders emerged from Sunday's 26-16 defeat of Kansas City "a little bit banged up" physically, according to coach Dennis Allen...

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  7. Cracking the Run DMC Code?

    KANSAS CITY -- It would be easy to say Darren McFadden got the bulk of his season-high 114 yards rushing Sunday in garbage time. But it would also be wrong to demean it as such...

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  8. Oakland Raiders' Ron Bartell to Return to Practice

    ALAMEDA -- The expected return of cornerback Ron Bartell to practice this week comes as a bit of good news for the Raiders as they persevere despite a long list of injured players...

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  9. Packers' Green Struggles in Leading Role

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  10. Aaron Rodgers: 'Rocked,' Not 'Staggered'

    We spent some time Monday discussing the condition of both Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his helmet after Sunday's 24-15 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars ...

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  11. Whatever It Is, It Must End for Packers

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  12. Packers' Running Backs Vital to Quarterback Protection

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  13. Out of Politics, Kelly Won't Sweat Perception

    Eight weeks ago Brian Kelly deferred comment on how to get Notre Dame Stadium louder. He began holding Thursday practices there this season so the aura of the place wouldn't be quite so bright when his players took the field two days after...

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  14. Te'o and Toma Brought a Friendship to Notre Dame

    “All right,” Manti Te’o said to Robby Toma, before announcing to the world that he would play linebacker at Notre Dame, “this is where we go our separate ways...

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  15. Notre Dame Football: Kelly Not Using History as a Lesson

    SOUTH BEND -- It's an 8-0 Notre Dame football team coming off a big road victory against a team it is favored to beat. Yes, that's an apt way to describe the situation facing the Irish this week, but it was also the case 10 years ago...

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  16. ND-OU Highest-Rated Game of Season

    Notre Dame's 30-13 Saturday night win at Oklahoma drew the biggest college football television audience of the season. The 5...

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  17. Darren Clarke: 'Golf Is Like a Drug to Me'

    Darren Clarke has taken the first step to recovery. The problem he has is golf. Unfortunately, that's also his profession...

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  18. Truth Rumors: Phil learned from Keegan at Ryder Cup

    It took Keegan Bradley to teach Phil Mickelson one of golf's most obvious lessons: The game is more fun from the fairway...

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  19. Rumors: Bradley Would Consider Legal Action to Block Belly Putter Ban

    If Keegan Bradley is forced to give up his long putter, he plans to go down swinging it. Bradley told Golfweek's Alex Miceli, who is reporting from China, that he'd consider taking ...

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  20. McReynolds: Gibbs Needs to Eliminate Mistakes

    When Joe Gibbs Racing looks back on the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season its going to think it was a successful year because all three of its drivers won races...

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  21. Hinton: It's Chad 'n' Jimmie vs. Kesewolfeski

    You almost wish this Chase could end Sunday at Texas, at what looks for now like the crescendo of the whole thing...

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  22. Watkins Glen, Pocono Feel Effects of Hurricane Sandy

    Some racetracks that play host to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy reported slight damage from the storm as of Tuesday afternoon, while others were largely spared...

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  23. Cheerios to Sponsor Jeff Burton, Richard Childress Racing in 2013

    General Mills will continue to sponsor Richard Childress Racing and driver Jeff Burton in 2013 but will change the brand from Wheaties to Cheerios. Cheerios will be on the hood of Burton’s No...

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  24. Auburn Should Be Searching for New Football Coach and AD Now

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Gene Chizik and Jay Jacobs are fortunate in many ways. They really are. The most overmatched football coach and athletics director combo in the SEC is lucky ...

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  25. Auburn Will Start Its Third Different QB This Season

    Thanks to injuries, Auburn will be going with its third different starting quarterback this season. Gene Chizik said Tuesday that freshman Jonathan Wallace will make his first start of the season...

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