1. Chiefs Snag Crucial Rams' Exec

    The Kansas City Chiefs announced Friday that Ted Crews has been named the club’s Vice President of Communications...

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  2. Rams Looking for Backfield Help

    Here we go again on the search for backup help to Steven Jackson in the Rams ' backfield. The free-agent additions of Cadillac Williams and Jerious Norwood looked good on paper last summer at the start of training camp...

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  3. Demoff: CVC Statement Not “Shot Across Bow”

    The Rams ’ Chief Operating Officer says he doesn’t see the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission’s statement raising concerns about the team’s future ...

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  4. Plain Dealer Addresses Grossi Reassignment, Admits Meeting with the Browns

    It’s official. In Saturday’s edition of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, “reader representative” Ted Diadiun addressed at length the decision to remove long-time Browns writer Tony Grossi from the team’s beat...

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  5. New Offensive Coordinator Brad Childress Hired to Help Turn Around Browns

    The Browns hired Brad Childress as their offensive coordinator Friday, a move they hope will give coach Pat Shurmur the support he needs to spearhead a turnaround.....

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  6. New Offensive Coordinator Brad Childress has Knowledge ... and Baggage

    Because Brad Childress was fired as the head coach of the Vikings after a 3-7 start to the 2010 season and because he was despised by much of the Twin Cities media -- and several ...

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  7. ACC's Top Out-of-State Recruiters

    ESPN The Magazine and RecruitingNation teamed up to find some interesting data on which programs throughout the country were the best at luring in top prospects from out-of-state over the past five years...

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  8. Clemson Strong with Adams

    Junior DT Montravius Adams (6-3 285) of Vienna, GA has offers from Clemson, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Miami, Michigan State and Kentucky among others.....

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  9. Texas, A&M NCAA Tournament Streaks in Jeopardy

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  10. Ibeh Content with Longhorns' Roster Situation Heading into Next Season

    A quick glance at Texas’ roster reveals one glaring weakness — an overall lack of size, or height to be more specific......

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  11. Unselfishness Sets These Wildcats Apart

    The top-ranked University of Kentucky men’s basketball team is trying to do something it hasn’t since 1998: cut down the nets at the end of the NCAA Tournament.....

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  12. Derek Willis' Coach Welcomes the Internet Skeptics

    The first time Bullitt East coach Troy Barr saw Derek Willis play, it made an immediate impression even though Barr had no idea that Willis would eventually end up playing for him....

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  13. Kentucky's Mr. Basketball Has Brushed Aside UK's Recruiting Snub

    When she was pregnant with the baby who would become LSU's freshman point guard this season, Monica Moore kept going into premature labor. Doctors prescribed medication in hopes of extending the pregnancy to full term...

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  14. Nolan's Defense Could Signal Personnel Change

    With the start of NFL free agency less than two months away and the Atlanta Falcons in the midst of a coaching staff overhaul, the defensive side of the ball is the one that should occupy the front office the most...

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  15. Fixing Five Mistakes Starts with Sam Baker

    Last week in the opener of this cyber mini-series, I looked at the possibility of the Falcons parting ways with Michael Turner, who despite finishing third in the NFL in rushing ...

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  16. Who Should the Falcons Be Looking at the Senior Bowl?

    This week has seen the draft season fully kick off as senior bowl practices got underway in Mobile, Alabama. The Falcons had a presence there like every other team in the NFL to watch some of the top college seniors live in action...

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  17. Texans' Mike Brisiel Headlines USA TODAY's 20th All-Joe Team

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  18. Jills Cheerleader Heads to Pro Bowl

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  19. Let's Look in the Mirror, Cuomo Says

    Buffalo and Western New York merit extra attention in the new state budget, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday, and the help will come in the form of $1 billion in economic-development assistance to stimulate job creation...

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  20. New Linebackers Coach Tim Kish Says 'I'm Tireless at What I Do'

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  21. After Leaving Sooners, TE Austin Haywood Finds a New Place to Play

    It didn’t take Austin Haywood long to find a new home. Less than three months after quitting the Oklahoma football team, the Southmoore High alum enrolled at the University of Central Arkansas looking for a fresh start...

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  22. Departure of Brent Venables, Willie Martinez Opened Door for Switch

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  23. DB Could Join Dogs' Class

    Sheldon Dawson’s high school coach said the Memphis cornerback could announce his college choice on Monday.....

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  24. Former UGA Coach Donnan Duped Player in Ponzi Scheme, Lawyers Allege

    Former University of Georgia and professional football star Kendrell Bell says former UGA football coach Jim Donnan deceived him into investing $2 million in a West Virginia company...

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  25. Mark Richt and His Entourage of UGA Coaches Visit Auburn and Alabama Recruits

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