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LIVE: Treasure Coast-area players, coaches excited about football season

LIVE: Treasure Coast-area players, coaches excited about football season

CLOSE Follow sports reporters Jon Santucci (@JonSantucci) and Dennis Jacob (@DennisJacob80) on Twitter. JON SANTUCCI/TCPALM Jensen Beach High School football coach Tim Caffey directs conditioning drills July 30, 2018, the first day of football practice.(Photo: DENNIS JACOB/TCPALM) It’s that time of year again. High school football players all along the Treasure Coast met for their […]

1st-time experiment: Hamilton football players learn healthy eating

1st-time experiment: Hamilton football players learn healthy eating

HAMILTON —  For the first-time, Hamilton High School football players had to tackle something new during their pre-season training — nutrition. The healthy game plan devised by varsity football coach Chad Murphy is to help the teens better understand they can’t block or hit at their peak condition unless their bodies are fueled by the nutrients, […]

49ers' Reuben Foster feared off-field issues could end his football career

49ers' Reuben Foster feared off-field issues could end his football career

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers’ backup quarterback can relate to how Jimmy Garoppolo felt when he filled the role of the No. 2 with the New England Patriots. That’s because C.J. Beathard feels the same way. And, furthermore, if you’re a quarterback in the NFL and you don’t believe you are the best player on […]

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

by Steve Megargee, ASSOCIATED PRESS A.J. Johnson reaches to hug a family member after a jury acquitted both Johnson and Michael Williams on aggravated rape charges Friday, July 27, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. Johnson and Williams were indicted on February 2015 after a woman said both men raped her during a party at Johnson’s apartment […]

Pro Football Hall of Fame: 2018 inductees, event schedule, how to watch live

Pro Football Hall of Fame: 2018 inductees, event schedule, how to watch live

The annual Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony marks the official start of the NFL preseason. The 2018 class of Hall of Fame inductees features a loaded roster of feared defensive leaders, two of the greatest receivers of all time, and offensive line stalwarts. IYER: NFL’s 25-under-25 team Here’s everything you need to know about the Pro […]

Pac-12 football is filled with new energy thanks to five debut coaches

Pac-12 football is filled with new energy thanks to five debut coaches

Los Angeles • The Pac-12 went 1-8 in its bowl games last season, leading to a winter of external criticism and internal soul-searching for most of its programs. The league also extended its national title drought to 14 years, the longest in the Power Five. Athletic directors openly worried about the Pac-12 falling farther behind […]

UF football players face student conduct violations for on-campus confrontation with weapons

UF football players face student conduct violations for on-campus confrontation with weapons

Multiple University of Florida football players face possible university discipline after an on-campus confrontation involving airsoft guns and lying to police. The confrontation occurred at the university’s Keys Residential Complex on the evening of May 28. It involved several UF football players and a Gainesville-area gambler named Devante’ Zachery – aka “Tay Bang” – and […]

Which football club has made the biggest profit on a player in their 30s?

Which football club has made the biggest profit on a player in their 30s?

“Real Madrid made an £8m profit on Cristiano Ronaldo when they sold him to Juventus for £88m. He’s 33! What’s the biggest profit made by a club on a player in their thirties?” wonders George Jones. Cristiano Ronaldo may have obliterated the transfer record for a player in his 30s but, when it comes to […]

Michigan State football: Jon Reschke returns after insensitive comments

Michigan State football: Jon Reschke returns after insensitive comments

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Michigan State linebacker Jon Reschke.(Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, DFP) UPDATE: Jon Reschke left Michigan State football program after using N-word in text CHICAGO — Jon Reschke is back on Michigan State’s football roster, 17 months after issuing an apology for “insensitive” comments that led to his departure. […]

Doug Haller's Pac-12 football preseason media poll ballot

Doug Haller's Pac-12 football preseason media poll ballot

USC players and coach Clay Helton hoist the championship trophy after the Pac-12 Conference championship game against Stanford at Levi’s Stadium. USC defeated Stanford 31-28 Dec. 1, 2017.(Photo: Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports) Full confession: Unlike coaches, who don’t always tell the truth, I like preseason polls. In fact, I like just ranking things in general. During […]