Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college...
Signing day madness is here to stay

...expect annually.It's because the perfect factors for chaos are always in place: indecisive, highly-touted football players; rabid fan bases; and parents who still want to sign off on their son's future school. Toss in the occasional...
Hot rod driver gets 3 months for injuring passenger best. Swanson said her client is just "naturally intimidating" because of his size, noting he's a former football player and stands about 6' tall.Before the sentence was announced, Maake made a brief statement to the court and apologized...
Belichick, Beast talk but say little at Media Day

...retired and with a TV gig, had a microphone in front of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson."This is football players interviewing football players," observed the legendary sports writer, Art Spander, now covering his 39th Super Bowl.And reporters...
College Football Playoff off to solid start, so don't mess with it much

...the hands of the Selection Committee. No free passes.Here's also hoping that people don't think of college football players as figures on their TV screens who exist solely for their entertainment.Many of these kids are actual students...
Today in sports history

...20,000.2009 - Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh becomes the first defensive player voted The Associated Press College Football Player of the Year, winning the award after his dominant performance against Texas in the Big 12 title game.2010 - Stanford's...
49ers release McDonald amid further legal trouble

...expect, extremely disappointed," Baalke said. "We drafted Ray in the third round. He's been an awful good football player and for the most part, has been a tremendous asset to this organization and this community. He has made some poor...
Pure Sole: Not your grandma's jump shot

...player, albeit a much improved one.Former Thunder Mountain Falcons state basketball player and all-conference football player Ben Jahn finished his freshman season at Williamette University pretty much the same way he ended his TMHS gridiron...
Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions

...second state to respond after Northwestern University football players were allowed to vote this year on union representation...just a part-time job as a university employee."Football players at Northwestern, a Big Ten private school in Illinois...
Mahle remembered with dinner, auction

...scholarship fund raising dinner and auction will be held at Thunder Mountain High School. The scholarship fund helps football players as they transition into high school football. Team Mahle jerseys, given to scholarship recipients, will be displayed...


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