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New rules to help save players necks


Column by Hunter O. Lyle — Sports Editor As weeks of NFL and college football roll by, there seems to be a noticeable and undeniable trend in professional football: more and more injuries occurring with each passing game. Most recently, during last week’s Thursday night game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, the Patriots lost three

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Coaches, athletes like NFL Pro Bowl, want continued


Matt Gad—Sports Writer Other than the Super Bowl, we recently experienced the NFL’s Pro Bowl, where the league’s top players get voted in by the fans for an action-packed game down in Orlando, Fla. While some football fans cherish the opportunity to watch their favorite players, others have called the game obsolete and an offensive showcase. According to a 2018

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Cleveland Browns make major moves in free agency


Kevin Crompton – Sports Editor The NFL offseason has been hectic. Big name players have been shifted around throughout the league and for those of us who eat, sleep, and breathe all things football, free agency has been sensational. The Cleveland Browns have made some of the most stimulating moves, acquiring former Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, former Miami Dolphins

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Americans and the Super Bowl


Gregory Gagliardi – Special to the Southern News The majority of Americans will turn on their televisions Sunday night to watch the biggest football game of the year, and arguably the biggest sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl has long since been a staple of American culture. With its intense action, the Super Bowl is able to

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Robert Thomas likes to “let his play do the talking for him”


Philip Zoppi – General Assignment Reporter Robert Thomas is punishing defenses with his violent running style that he models after one of the great NFL running backs playing the game today. “Everybody keeps telling me I’m like Eddie Lacy, even though I think I’m a little better at pass blocking than him,” said Thomas. The senior and leading rusher for Southern said

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