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LSU hires Ed Orgeron as new football coach – ESPN

LSU hires Ed Orgeron as new football coach – ESPN

After flirting with other options, the LSU Tigers have hired the same guy who has held the head-coaching position for the past two months. Sources confirmed to ESPN that LSU will promote interim coach Ed Orgeron to a full-time role after he went 5-2 as longtime coach Les Miles’ replacement. The school has scheduled a […]

California HS football player dies five days after freak accident – New York Daily News

California HS football player dies five days after freak accident – New York Daily News

A California high school football player who had been seriously injured in a car accident passed away on Thanksgiving morning, his school said. Ethan Hawks, 17, was being driven by his mom on Nov. 19 when he was struck in the neck and face by a piece of metal that came through the […]

We're Thankful For Football Moms – VT hokiesports.com

We're Thankful For Football Moms – VT hokiesports.com

A Letter From Felecia Veal-Edmunds November 24, 2016 Editor’s Note: Originally published on footballmatters.org http://bit.ly/VTmomX3 – reprinted with permission. Felecia Veal-Edmunds has sent three sons to Virginia Tech and she poignantly shared her thoughts on what it means to be a football mom. Being a football mom means the world to me! I have three […]

ESPN's Monday Night Football Ratings Collapse Week Eleven – Forbes

ESPN's Monday Night Football Ratings Collapse Week Eleven – Forbes

Forbes ESPN’s Monday Night Football Ratings Collapse Week ElevenForbesOakland Raiders Latavius Murray (28) eldues the tackle of Houston Texans Quintin Demps (27) during the 2016 NFL week 11 regular season football game on November 21, 2016 at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. (Photo credit ALFREDO …Mexico game doesn’t give Monday Night Football a liftNBCSports.com all […]

27 More Rules of Thanksgiving Touch Football – Wall Street Journal

27 More Rules of Thanksgiving Touch Football – Wall Street Journal

Nov. 22, 2016 10:06 a.m. ET Thanksgiving is upon us, and everywhere you look, there are nervous warnings to steer the dinnertime chitchat away from current, controversial topics like You-Know-Who. This is dull, timid advice. Assembling family and friends, eating too many carbs, overdoing it on box wine, and launching into loud, uncomfortable arguments that […]

Monday Night Football prediction: Derek Carr, Raiders crush Texans in Mexico City – CBSSports.com

Monday Night Football prediction: Derek Carr, Raiders crush Texans in Mexico City – CBSSports.com

A game between the Raiders and Texans doesn’t just pit two winning teams against each other, it features two teams that enter Week 11 at the top spots in their divisions. But that doesn’t mean the game includes two good teams. The Houston Texans are 6-3, but they’re not any good. They don’t have an […]

Bold predictions for Week 12 in college football – USA TODAY

Bold predictions for Week 12 in college football – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Sports 1:55 a.m. EST November 19, 2016 USA TODAY Sports’ George Schroeder breaks down the five college football matchups to watch this week. USA TODAY Sports West Virginia Mountaineers wide receiver Daikiel Shorts Jr.(Photo: Brendan Maloney, USA TODAY Sports) The USA TODAY Sports college football staff — Nicole Auerbach, Paul Myerberg, George Schroeder and Dan […]

Week 12 games that most impact the College Football Playoff – USA TODAY

Week 12 games that most impact the College Football Playoff – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Sports’ George Schroeder breaks down the five college football matchups to watch this week. USA TODAY Sports Washington State’s Keith Harrington scores a touchdown against Colorado in 2015.(Photo: James Snook, USA TODAY Sports) Once upon a time — just a few days ago in fact — there were four undefeated power conference leaders, and […]

Saints vs. Panthers on Thursday Night Football: Preview, podcast, Color Rush, Twitter – CBSSports.com

Saints vs. Panthers on Thursday Night Football: Preview, podcast, Color Rush, Twitter – CBSSports.com

“If the playoffs started today” isn’t the most illuminating way to begin a conversation about the current state of your favorite teams, especially when there are six weeks left in the season. But it can be instructive if those teams are not only on the wrong side of .500, but find themselves behind at least […]

Planet Football: Top countries where the sport is thriving – ESPN

Planet Football: Top countries where the sport is thriving – ESPN

8:00 AM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 The NFL’s International Series shifts to Mexico City this week, and coverage will focus on the enormous support from local fans. Estadio Azteca will be sold out on Monday night as the […]