Found November 11, 2013 on Bob's Blitz :
ESPN's Kevin Blackistone ripped into Northwestern University's new controversial American flag themed Under Armour football uniforms designed to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project last week, and then he really got going:"Whether itā€™s the singing of a war anthem to open every game, whether itā€™s going to get a hotdog and being able to sign up for the Army at the same time, whether itā€™s the NFLā€™s embrace of the mythology of the Pat Tillman story. It has been going on in sports since the first National Anthem was played in the World Series back in 1917. Itā€™s time for people to back away."Former linebacker for the Detroit Lions and U.S. Army Lieutenant (Ret.) Caleb Campbell opposed Blackistoneā€™s remarks on Fox and Friends Weekend: He said singing the national anthem serves as an inspiration. ā€œIt allows us to come together as one people, as one nation. It allows us to really express who we are, where we come from and where weā€™re going as America.ā€**Follow us on...

NFL Salute to Service Apparel

The NFL is partnering up with theĀ Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF), USO and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to sell goods supporting Ā andĀ honoring veterans and active duty members of the military with its annualĀ Salute to ServiceĀ campaign. This year players and coaches on-field will be sporting gear available on the NFL Shop website, including this bad-ass military green hoodie...

Another Northwestern running back is out for the season

Northwestern University has lost a second running back for the season. The Wildcats headĀ coach Pat Fitzgerald reported Monday that seniorĀ Venric MarkĀ will apply for a redshirt after playing only one full game on October 5th in a loss to Ohio State. Mark injured his leg in the season opener against California and fractured his ankle against Wisconsin one week after his only full...

Northwestern RB Venric Mark Out for Season; Could Return in 2014

Northwestern running back Venric Mark was expected to be one of the top playmakers in the Big Ten this season. Unfortunately for Mark, injuries have...

Center duo could pay dividends

For Northwestern, things have been messy at center for a while. But as Alex Olah continues to develop, Chris Collins is turning to Nikola Cerina to do the dirty work, writes Sylvan Lane.
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