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Trump: Unlikely he'd run for president if he had NFL team

WASHINGTON (AP) Donald Trump's flirtation with professional football lasted for three decades. He never ended up with an NFL franchise despite repeated demonstrations of interest. That's probably for the best, he says. Had his 2014 bid for the Buffalo Bills worked out, he probably wouldn't be running for president now. ''If I bought that team, I wouldn't be doing what I'm doing...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie Breaks Down Super Bowl 50: ‘Carolina Just Looks So Impressive’

SAN FRANCISCO — Super Bowl 50 features plenty of exciting storylines, the biggest of which involve starting quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Cam Newton. Doug Flutie, a former NFL quarterback himself, joined NESN.com’s Ashley Allen on Super Bowl Radio Row on Thursday to talk about the intriguing matchup and what he expects from both starting QBs. “Carolina just looks so impressive...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

30 for 30 review- The ’85 Bears

Director – Jason Hehir Length – 120 minutes with commercials (100 minutes without) Installment – #79 of 30 for 30/ESPN Films series Most Similar To – Bad Boys, The Fab Five Grade/Ranking –  Low 20’s Review –  An interesting thought kept popping up in my head while watching The ’85 Bears, another well crafted and compelling 30 for 30 and part of a recent...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hustle, Heart and Hail Mary's: Q&A with Doug Flutie

It's been thirty-one years since the world said hello to Doug Flutie.  The throw, the catch, the celebration, yes, it has been thirty-one years since Flutie threw the Hail Mary that goes down as one of the all-time greats in college football history.Boston College beat Miami, went on win the Cotton Bowl that year, and Flutie won the Heisman.  His football life saw him drafted in...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyrod Taylor sets Bills record for rushing yards by QB in one season

Tyrod Taylor entered training camp in a three-way competition with EJ Manuel and Matt Cassel for the Buffalo Bills' starting quarterback job. Now five months later and he's already set a handful of franchise records for Buffalo.In Week 16 against the Dallas Cowboys, Taylor set the Bills franchise record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a season. The record was previously set...
Via Fox Sports
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

It's been a really long time since the Bills won on Monday night

Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills are set to take on the New England Patriots on Monday night, looking to put the first blemish on their perfect record.If history holds true, however, that probably won't be happening. It's been more than a decade since the Bills have won a game on Monday night, with the last time coming on Oct. 4, 1999.In that game, it was Doug Flutie who topped Dan...
Via Fox Sports
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie to call Notre Dame-Boston College game

Former Boston College and NFL standout Doug Flutie lost both of his parents within an hour of each other earlier this week, but that will not stop him from being in the broadcast booth. It has been confirmed by NBC that Flutie will be in the broadcast booth for tomorrow’s game between BC and Notre Dame at Fenway Park. Flutie’s parents, Dick and Joan, both passed away on Wednesday...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie To Call Notre Dame-Boston College Game Days After Death Of Parents

Wednesday, former Boston College and Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Doug Flutie endured one of the worst tragedies anyone could ever deal with, as he lost both his parents within an hour of each other: “My Dad had been ill and died of a heart attack in the hospital and my Mom, less than an hour later had a sudden heart attack and passed away,” Flutie wrote on Facebook. ...
Via Gamedayr
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie Will Call The Notre Dame-Boston College Game For NBC Days After Both Parents Passed Away

Days after both of his parents tragically passed away, Doug Flutie will call the Notre Dame-Boston College game for NBC, the network announced.  Flutie, a legendary quarterback for the Eagles, has had one of the worst weeks imaginable. On Wednesday, his mother and father both died of heart attacks. His dad, Dick, had a heart attack in the hospital. Less than an hour later, his mother...
Via College Spun
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

More Names: Doug Flutie, Dan Shulman, Dean Edwards

NBC’s Doug Flutie will remain on Saturday’s Notre Dame broadcast despite suffering a tragedy this week. In other news, ESPN’s Dan Shulman is adding Blue Jays duties north of the border, and ESPN has hired a second comedian for Sunday NFL Countdown. Flutie Remains on BC/ND Game Despite Tragedy NBC Sports has announced that college [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s visit to Boston College is a homecoming for NBC’s Doug Flutie

Ed Note: This interview with Doug Flutie was conducted early Tuesday afternoon in advance of Flutie calling Notre Dame’s game against his alma mater Boston College this weekend at Fenway Park. On Wednesday, both of Flutie’s parents passed away. Flutie released this statement on his Facebook page and NBC released the following statement: “Everyone in the NBC Sports family was...
Via Awful Announcing
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie says both of his parents died in the same hour

Former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie shared a sad story involving his parents on Wednesday. Flutie said his father, Dick, passed away from a heart attack in a Florida hospital. And just one hour later, his mother, Joan, also died from a heart attack she suffered. The two had been married for 56 years. Rest in peace Mom and Dad. Please take a moment to read this: https://t.co/eDrv3MOoHt...
Via The Sports Daily
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The last Chiefs team to be favored in San Diego lost to a 42-year-old QB

It's been a long, long time since Kansas City was favored to win at Qualcomm Stadium.Put it this way: Trent Green was still at quarterback. Larry Johnson was the running back. Tony Gonzalez was still in his prime. And Dick Vermeil still roamed the team's sideline.That team finished 10-6, but did not qualify for the playoffs. Same goes for the 9-7 Chargers, who missed out that year...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NFL QB Doug Flutie says both parents die in same hour

BOSTON (AP) Former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie says both of his parents died within an hour of each other. Flutie said Wednesday on his Facebook page that father Dick died of a heart attack in a Florida hospital and that mother Joan also suffered a heart attack and died less than an hour later. Flutie wrote: ''They say you can die of a broken heart and I believe it.'' Flutie...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

READ: Doug Flutie Post Emotional Message After Losing Both Parents On Same Day

The loss of those closest to you, from spouses and parents to siblings and best friends, is hard for anyone to deal with. For former Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie, the tragic loss of a parent was amplified when he lost both parents in a matter of an hour Wednesday morning. Afterward, Flutie posted an emotional message on Facebook remembering the two people who helped mold...
Via Gamedayr
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Heartbreak hits Flutie home: Former BC star's parents pass away

Heartbreak hit the Flutie home on Wednesday as former Boston College star quarterback and 1984 Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie lost both his father and mother within an hour of each other.The tragic turn of events began when Doug’s father, Dick Flutie, died of a heart attack. Less than an hour later Doug’s mother, Joan Flutie, also passed away as a result of a heart attack...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie says both parents die from heart attacks less than 1 hour apart

Flutie is a former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
November 18, 2015

Doug Flutie says both parents die of heart attacks in same hour

BOSTON (AP) -- Former New England Patriots quarterback Doug Flutie says both of his parents died within an hour of each other. Flutie says in a statement posted on his Facebook page that his father, Dick, died of a heart attack in a hospital in Florida, where the family moved years ago. He said Wednesday that less than an hour later, his mother, Joan, also suffered a heart attack...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL QB Doug Flutie says both parents die in same hour

BOSTON (AP) Former New England Patriots quarterback Doug Flutie says both of his parents died within an hour of each other. Flutie says in a statement posted on his Facebook page that his father, Dick, died of a heart attack in a hospital in Florida, where the family moved years ago. He said Wednesday that less than an hour later, his mother, Joan, also suffered a heart attack...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie loses both parents in one day

Former NFL quarterback and current television analyst Doug Flutie tragically lost both of his parents today, within an hour of each other. Flutie broke the sad news on his personal Facebook page. Along with a picture of his parents, Dick and Joan, Flutie posted the following: “It is with a heavy heart that I am making this statement. This morning my family experienced the tragic...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie’s Parents Die On Same Day, Less Than One Hour Apart

This weekend was supposed to be a joyous one for Doug Flutie. Instead, it figures to be one filled with sadness and sorrow. The former Boston College quarterback on Wednesday announced via his Facebook page that both his mother and father passed away. The story is incredibly sad, as his parents died of heart attacks less than an hour apart. The news comes just a few days before...
Via NESN.com
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Both Of Doug Flutie’s Parents Passed Away This Morning

This is an unbelievably tragic story. Former Boston College star and NBC college football commentator Doug Flutie lost both of his parents to heart attacks this morning.  Dick and Joan Flutie, who had been married for 56 years, passed away within an hour of each other. Doug Flutie shared the news via his personal Facebook.    It is with a heavy heart that I am making this...
Via College Spun
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Both of Doug Flutie's parents passed away this morning

Boston College legend and former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie has lost both of his parents in the same day. Steve Burton of WBZ TV in Boston reports that both Flutie’s mother and father died Wednesday. There has been no public announcement made from the Flutie family, and it is not yet known how Flutie’s mother...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston College unveils throwbacks for Notre Dame game

Boston College takes on Notre Dame at Fenway Park this weekend and will play the game in throwback uniforms that bring back memories of Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary pass. Pictures of the uniforms were posted on Twitter by ESPN’s Darren Rovell and, oddly enough, Flutie was modeling one of them. FIRST LOOK: Full Boston College throwback uniform for this weekend's game vs Notre Dame...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: BC to wear throwback uniforms versus Notre Dame

 When Boston College takes on No. 4 Notre Dame at Fenway Park in this weekend’s Shamrock Series contest it might need a Hail Mary or two to win. Perhaps that’s why the Eagles will be wearing throwback uniforms from the Doug Flutie era.The former BC quarterback threw one of the most famous Hail Mary's in football history when he launched a last-second, 48-yard touchdown pass...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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