Gruden Signs Extension To Stay With ESPN

By John With a half-dozen coaches already on the proverbial hotseat this season, Jon Gruden has been targeted as a person of interest for nearly every one of the inevitably vacant jobs. But on Monday, it was announced that that Gruden has decided to stay off the field for a while longer, signing a long-term … Read more

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Mangini’s “Opportunity Period” Ends Season For Another Browns Player

By John Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini denied working his players too hard on Friday. And on the same day, another player suffered a season-ending injury in practice. Keith Grennan, a practice squad defensive end, tore a patella tendon during what Mangini calls an “opportunity period”, or mini-events held after practice that allow players … Read more

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NFL Foils Ad Attempt By Captain Morgan

By John As a billion dollar enterprise, the NFL has produced some of the most effective ad campaigns on television, creating an annual competition for the top pecking order for Super Bowl and playoff ad spaces. It is easily the most profitable of all the main four sports and is a must for top companies … Read more

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Griffey Jr., Others Re-Sign

By John Three aging stars re-signed with their current teams on Wednesday, opting for one more big payday instead of free agency. — Ken Griffey, Jr. agreed to another one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners, putting on hold his retirement, which seemed like a foregone conclusion at the end of the ’09 season. The deal … Read more

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Christian Ponder Out For Season Backup E.J. Manuel To Get Start For Seminoles

Christian Ponder’s interception late in the fourth quarter against Clemson effectively ended the game, down nine points with 3:34 left to play. Little did he know, it also ended his season. On the return, he made a jarring collision to tackle cornerback DeAndre McDaniel, and the hit popped his shoulder in-and-out of place. He was … Read more

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