Patriots Beat Seahawks in Super Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. — For the fourth time in the last 15 years, the New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions after holding off the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX. Seattle had a chance to take the lead, trailing by four with under 30 seconds to go, but Russell Wilson was picked off by … Continue reading »

Final Preparations for the Big Game

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The final preparations are underway in Arizona for super bowl XLIX. Players from both the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots say they are ready to take the field. The Patriots have been tight-lipped about accusations the team deflated their footballs in the AFC championship. It’s not clear whether NFL commissioner Roger … Continue reading »

Seahawks Back in Super Bowl After OT Win

SEATTLE (AP) – Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game. The Seahawks became the first defending champion to make the Super Bowl in 10 years, and will play the winner of the … Continue reading »

Ray Rice Suspension Reversed on Appeal

CNN – Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is free to play in the National Football League again. The players union announced Friday that Rice has won an appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL. Rice was cut by the Ravens in September, so he’s currently a free agent. The team terminated Rice’s … Continue reading »

Goodell Addresses Domestic Violence

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference today on the league’s recent problems with domestic violence. The announcement comes on the same day the President launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. … Continue reading »

NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

(CNN) — The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement testing for human growth hormones will begin this season. Players who test positive for a HGH, steroids or other banned stimulants will be suspended, … Continue reading »

NFL Suspends Ray Rice Indefinitely

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is suspended indefinitely from the NFL. The league announced the decision on the same day a new video shows the violent assault of his then-fiance inside an elevator. The Ravens also announced that his contract had been terminated. In the newly released clip, Rice is seen punching … Continue reading »

SOU’s Unofficial Pro Day

ASHLAND, Ore. – NAIA schools often get overlooked by NFL scouts so in the case of Southern Oregon head coach Craig Howard, that means fighting for attention. “When you have good players and they have success on the field,” Howard says, “my obligation as a coach is to spread the word, and I get on … Continue reading »

Ifo Won’t Go: Ekpre-Olomu Staying at UO

EUGENE, Ore.– Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is staying in Eugene for one more season. The junior cornerback announced on Monday that he will not declare for the 2014 NFL Draft, according to Oregon’s athletic website. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my continued progression as a person and a player,” Ekpre-Olomu said … Continue reading »

McKenzie Re-Signs with Jacksonville

Courtesy: SOU Raiders Athletics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – With National Football League fall camps beginning this week across the country, former Southern Oregon wide receiver Cole McKenzie will represent the Raiders 3,000 miles away from Ashland as he tries to earn a spot on the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 2013 roster. After signing with the Jaguars as an undrafted free … Continue reading »

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