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Samford’s Karel Hamilton out to prove, again, that he can play with big boys
January 17th, 2017 at 12:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** ST. PETERSBURG â?? He pulled a navy practice jersey over his shoulder pads, slipped into his Samford University helmet and trotted into a familiar scenario Monday. Related News/Archive On the opening day of practice for the East-West Shrine Game, Karel Hamilton â?? small-school dynamo nestled amid a...

Bo Jackson’s issues with Bucs included former owners’ alleged ‘my boys’ comments
January 16th, 2017 at 8:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** It's well-known that Bo Jackson refused to play for the Bucs after they took him first overall in the 1986 draft because he believed they were responsible for him becoming ineligible to play baseball his senior season at Auburn. Related News/Archive But Jackson now says he had...

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers stays close to his hometown, but not his family
January 16th, 2017 at 7:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** CHICO, Calif. â?? As flood advisories were issued here on Jan. 8, patrons at the End Zone Bar & Grill â?? who braved slick, debris-strewn roads to watch an NFL playoff game together â?? had something more distressing on their minds. The bar's big-screen TVs showed the Packers' offense, commanded...

NFL: It’s Packers-Falcons, Steelers-Patriots for Super Bowl berths
January 16th, 2017 at 1:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** Tom Brady vs. Ben Roethlisberger. Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan. Related News/Archive Quite a quartet of QBs is heading to the NFL's conference championship games next weekend: Brady's New England Patriots host Roethlisberger's Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC, and Rodgers' Green Bay Packers play at Ryan's Atlanta...

No NFL game hits ‘bite the hand that feeds’ Rob Lowe
January 15th, 2017 at 10:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Rob Lowe has appeared in nearly a dozen DirecTV commercials. Related News/Archive So when the actor accused the satellite company, as well as his local Fox affiliate, of letting greed interrupt his enjoyment Saturday of the NFL playoffs, his outrage drew attention. "Fox and DirecTV have blocked...