Influential NFL owner Art Modell dead at 87

Art Modell, one of the most influential owners in the history of the NFL, died Thursday of natural causes. He was 87. Modell was the owner of the Cleveland Browns, which became the Baltimore Ravens after he moved the franchise in 1996, forever earning the ire of Cleveland fans. Modell sold the Ravens in 2004, keeping a one percent share […]

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Braves win again on un-earned run

Led by seven scoreless innings from Tim Hudson, the NL Wild Card leading Atlanta Braves posted their second straight 1-0 win over the Colorodo Rockies on Thursday, winning both times with an unearned run. It’s the first time in more than 28 seasons that a team won in that fashion in back-to-back games. The Braves hit the road for a […]

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BHP Offensive Lineman dies

Ben Jordan, a junior offensive lineman for the Belton-Honea Path Bears football team, has died at the age of 16.  Jordan died Thursday night at Greenville Memorial Hospital of a massive blod clot, according to Bears coach Russell Blackston.  Jordan has been dealing with illness since his diagnosis of a blood disorder a little over a year ago.  Jordan was […]

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Study finds hits taking toll on NFL players

A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on. The death rate from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined was about three times what one would predict from the general population, researchers reported. Prior research had […]

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Shaw returns to practice

South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw returned to practice on Wednesday, the first time he’s seen work since injuring his right throwing shoulder in the Gamecocks win over Vanderbilt last Thursday. Carolina is set to open the home season Saturday with a noon-hour kick-off against the East Carolina Pirates.

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Cowboys top Giants 24-17 in NFL season-opener

They may be the defending Super Bowl champions, but they didn’t show it last night (September 5th), as the New York Giants were defeated 24-17 by the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL season opener at the Giants’ home MetLife Stadium. Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo threw for 307 yards, including three touchdown passes, while Giants QB Eli Manning had 213 yards […]

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Atlantic Coast Conference Announces Football Players of the Week

Clemson running back Andre Ellington and center Dalton Freeman headline a list of eight players named as the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week, announced by the conference on Tuesday. Ellington rushed for a nation-leading 228 yards and Freeman played every snap at center as the Tigers defeated Auburn, 26-19. Virginia Tech also had two players recognized from […]

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