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NFL combine indicates Winston will be first QB drafted Turning pro in the sport of baseball or basketball is not nearly as difficult a transition than what is required for a college quarterback to join the National Football League. Major

Was it a great defensive play or a lousy offensive call?

If you’re fighting a big battle and have a Sherman tank in your possession, would you try to foil the enemy by using a Daisy B-B gun? That seems to be the thought process used by the Seattle Seahawks Sunday

Seattle’s players getting healthy; Pats fighting dishonesty

Having two weeks to get ready for the Super Bowl can affect both teams practicing their tails off to become pro football’s world champion Sunday night. The media had a field day with the New England Patriots’ weak explanations of

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WE’RE SURPRISED HOW SUPER BOWL XLIX TEAMS GOT THERE   This Korner has been telling you since before the Christmas holidays that the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots would face each other in Super Bowl XLIX on Feb.

Referee’s reversal helps end Cowboy playoff hopes

I’ve been watching National Football League games for more than 60 years and one rule has always been consistent—the ground cannot cause a fumble. That rule basically was true on a pass completion, too, until a few years ago when

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Dallas In, Texans Out Of 2014 NFL Playoffs It took 17 grueling weeks but the 2014 National Football League season is over with 12 of the league’s 32 teams extending their season in the NFL playoffs which begin Saturday and

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SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TONIGHT Well, hopefully you were good all year because crunch time is about to happen when Santa Claus makes his annual visit tonight after everyone is asleep. His sleigh is chock full of presents and gifts

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NFL, Elite High School, College Teams Still On The Gridiron Saturday afternoon’s annual Army-Navy game officially ended the 2014 college football regular schedule, leading to the ritual of choosing the best collegiate football player in the nation a few hours

December means it’s crunch time in the NFL

Last weekend was the first time in many moons that the National Football League had seven games on its regular schedule featuring teams with winning records matched against each other. These very important games occurred the first weekend in December,

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Marshawn Lynch — Well-Liked But Hard to Understand The weekend-before-last quickie trip to Seattle that was presented to wife Susan and I by Orange’s All-Pro safety Earl Thomas III of the Seahawks provided us with many memorable events. We were

Earl Thomas III takes care of his fans

Earl Thomas

The phone rang a week ago Thursday while I was watching an old $25,000 Pyramid game show hosted by the late Dick Clark and waiting to leave for my 10 a.m. Silver Sneakers class at the Body Workz. On the

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Ryan Mallett wins battle of Tom Brady backups It’s not very often that a backup football player dazzles the world when he finally gets his chance to start a game in the National Football League, especially if he’s been around

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CLEVELAND BROWNS FANS VERY HAPPY WITH HOYER AT QB  If you had a chance to watch Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network, you would have seen the man they used to call Johnny Football sitting on the bench with

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Injuries To Key Players Hurting Texans and Cowboys As the second half of the 2014 National Football League season is in its infancy, it has become apparent that the two Lone Star State’s franchises—the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans—are

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Texans, Cowboys Sitting Well at NFL’S Halfway Point The National Football League last weekend reached the half-way mark in its 16-game 2014 schedule with several surprises and quite a few disappointments. The two franchises in our fair state—the Dallas Cowboys

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Percy Harvin very disruptive for Seattle Seahawks It’s been proven time and again that one of the most difficult tasks in the National Football League is to repeat as the World Champions. Back in August, this didn’t seem to pertain

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Joe Kazmar

Baseball changed me from a damn Yankee to a Southerner My father didn’t marry my mother until he was four days from his 30th birthday. Prior to that he enjoyed life as our country was recovering from the “Great Depression” working

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Is Mississippi Now The Mecca Of College Football? It was as if someone placed a stick of dynamite to last week’s Associated Press Top 25 College Football Poll and scattered these elite undefeated teams to places far from where they

Joe Torre remembered as a teen-aged slugger

  It was mid-August 1957 and our team bus was slowly making it through the downtown section of Johnstown, Pa. after a 10-hour trip from Schenectady, N.Y. A few days before that I was flabbergasted when Chuck Esmoke asked my

KAZ’S KORNER:All 32 NFL Teams open training camps this week

By the time this weekend gets here, all 32 National Football League teams will be at their respective training sites getting ready for the rapidly-approaching 2014 season. The Dallas Cowboys will be at their training facility at the City of

KAZ’S KORNER – NFL Teams scrambling to emulate Seahawks defense

If there’s one thing a lop-sided upset in a Super Bowl does, it’s getting the attention of the other 28 National Football League teams. That’s exactly what has been happening ever since the underdog Seattle Seahawks strapped a gigantic 43-8