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UPDATE: Investigation underway in ex-football player's arrest after video surfaces

UPDATE: Investigation underway in ex-football player's arrest after video surfaces

A former college football player was slammed to the ground and choked until he said he was unconscious during an arrest by Henry County police officers in a shopping center parking lot, cellphone video of the attack shows.  Desmond Marrow, 30, a former University of Toledo cornerback, detailed the Dec. 2 arrest in a lengthy […]

2018 NFL Draft fantasy football live blog, pick analysis

2018 NFL Draft fantasy football live blog, pick analysis

After months of mocks and pro days and workouts and takes, we’ve finally made it. Welcome, to the 2018 NFL Draft. It feels great to be here. The draft is one of my favorite events on the NFL calendar, and this year’s offering figures to be one of the most wild, entertaining, and potentially franchise-altering […]

Shaquem Griffin – the NFL prospect with one hand

Shaquem Griffin – the NFL prospect with one hand

Shaquem Griffin is just one of hundreds of college players hoping to achieve their dreams and be selected in this week’s NFL Draft – but he’s different from the rest. Griffin, 22, suffered from amniotic band syndrome that resulted in the amputation of his left hand when he was four years old, but he continued […]

Leeds United, their Myanmar muddle and football's most boggling tours

Leeds United, their Myanmar muddle and football's most boggling tours

By the time you read this column, ideally, it will have been overtaken by fast-moving events involving Leeds United and the Myanmar regime accused of ethnic cleansing and multiple human rights abuses. However, at the time of going to so-called press, Leeds had delightedly announced they had booked a two-match tour of Myanmar, with planned […]

Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt has to earn this Nick Saban impersonation

Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt has to earn this Nick Saban impersonation

CLOSE Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt wasn’t thrilled by the attendance at the spring game Tennessee Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt walks on the field during the Tennessee Volunteers Orange & White spring game at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday, April 21, 2018.(Photo: Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel) Nick Saban didn’t start out like this, you know. […]

Jostens once again creates championship rings for University of Alabama football

Jostens once again creates championship rings for University of Alabama football

The University of Alabama’s 2017 CFP National Championship ring, designed by Jostens. Inside detail of the Crimson Tide’s 2017 CFP National Championship ring, designed by Jostens. MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jostens, the nation’s leading provider of custom, hand-crafted fine jewelry for college and professional sports teams, presented the University of Alabama football […]

Papers: Matteo Darmian, Emre Can targeted by Juventus

Papers: Matteo Darmian, Emre Can targeted by Juventus

Last Updated: 23/04/18 7:13am Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Monday’s national newspapers… DAILY MAIL Juventus are looking to oversee a summer revolution in the transfer window and are primed to launch bids for Matteo Darmian and Emre Can. Mauricio Pochettino will consider disregarding next season’s FA Cup by fielding Tottenham’s kids in the competition. […]

Tennessee football report card: Offense grades a level higher than defense

Tennessee football report card: Offense grades a level higher than defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The only grades that matter come from Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt and his staff, and there’s no doubt those men already have spent hours poring over film. The Vols’ Orange and White game was telling on many fronts, most notably at the line of scrimmage, where an undermanned first-team offensive line […]

What Scott Frost said after Nebraska football's 2018 spring game

What Scott Frost said after Nebraska football's 2018 spring game

As far as the game itself, the Red squad defeated the White squad, 49-9. After the game, Frost spoke with the media at a press conference. Here’s what he said. Frost opening statement: “That brought back more memories than a lot of other things have. Just the smell of the stadium and the food they […]

Spring football: breaking down the new-look Class AA

Spring football: breaking down the new-look Class AA

The new GHSA reclassification will kick in next school year and it impacts Class AA. The number of schools in AA will increase from 63 to 66 — though not all of those schools have football programs — and AA will both lose and gain some schools.  Perhaps the most notable program to leave AA […]