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Mississippi high school homecoming queen plays football

Females playing football against males is a rarity, which is why we always take a moment to write about one each season. Mary Kate Smith will be crowned homecoming queen of South Jones High School in Mississippi on Sept. 26 and a few minutes later she will take off her dress and squeeze into a football uniform. Smith is the teams kicker, a skill she picked up from playing soccer...
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David Ash retires from football following latest concussion

Getty Images The Texas Longhorns will not have David Ash as their quarterback anymore. Ash has chosen to retire from football after dealing with concussion-related symptoms for the past year. Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong made an announcement about Ash following practice on Wednesday. “We just decided, because of his health — that’s the No. 1 concern for all of us ...
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Tampa Bay Buccanners at Atlanta Falcons: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons will face off in a match-up of two AFC South teams. After losing back to back games against teams who were starting backup quarterbacks the Buccaneers (0-2) are in desperation mode to save their season. The Falcons (1-1) began their season with a win over the Saints but were dropped a week ago by the Bengals. Coverage...
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Eric Decker expected to play on Monday against Bears

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker is on schedule to play in the teams Monday night game against the Chicago Bears. Decker missed Wednesday’s practice as he nurses a hamstring but head coach Rex Ryan said he was “confident” that the prized free agent signing would be on the field come Monday night. Though two games with the Jets, Decker has nine catches for 137 yards and a touchdown.
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Florida State suspends Jameis Winston for first half against Clemson

Getty Images Florida State has suspended quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half of its game against No. 24 Clemson on Saturday reports USA Today. Winston allegedly yelled an obscene phrase in a public space on Tuesday. The phrase is believed to be “F*** her right in the *****” which has become a popular internet meme for those attending college. “As the university...
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Falcons reach extension with punter Matt Bosher

The Atlanta Falcons have signed punter Matt Bosher to a five-year contract extension though 2019. Under terms of the new deal Bosher is guaranteed a $5.95 million and will also be paid a $2.5 million signing bonus. Source: Falcons have signed P Matt Bosher to a 5-yr extension through 2019, including $5.95M guaranteed & $2.5M signing bonus. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) September...
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Stanley and Dewalt join JGR; to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth

On Wednesday Joe Gibbs Racing announced that it had entered into a partnership with Stanley and Dewalt bringing sponsorship to the cars which will be driven by Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth during the 2015 season. Stanley will partner with JGR appearing as the primary sponsor for 12 races on the No. 19 Toyota Camry driven by Edwards while Dewalt will appear on the No. 20 driven by...
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Panthers consider placing Greg Hardy on exempt list

The Carolina Panthers are considering placing defensive end Greg Hardy on the NFL’s exempt list according to a ESPN report released on Wednesday. Early Wednesday morning the Minnesota Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on the exempt list after a storm of backlash as the team reinstated him on Monday following allegations that he abused a four-year-old son. Hardy currently is appealing...
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NFL, Union reach new drug policy allowing Welker and others to retrun

Getty Images The NFL and NFLPA have reached an agreement on a new drug policy which includes testing for HGH and neutral arbitration for appeals. Under the agreement which was announced on Tuesday suspended players Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick and Stedman Bailey will all be eligible to return to the field in Week 3. All three players previously had been suspended four games for...
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Lions considering change at kicker?

With seventh-round rookie Nate Freese just two-of-five to start the season the Detroit Lions are considering making a move at kicker. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the Lions are “kicking around idea of new kicker,” adding that the team worked out free agents Rob Bironas, Alex Henery and Garrett Hartley. Given the struggles of Freese the Lions more than likely will make a move...
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Colts to be without Arthur Jones 2-4 weeks

The Indianapolis Colts figure to be without defensive lineman Arthur Hines for the next 2-4 weeks. Jones suffered a high-ankle sprain in the Colts Week 2 loss to Philadelphia. The loss of Jones will further deplete a soft front seven that the Colts employ. Ricky Jean-Francois and Zach Kerr will pick up most of Jones’ playing time.
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Dolphins workout RB LaMichael James

On Tuesday the Miami Dolphins worked out free agent running back LaMichael James. This marks the first known workout for James since his release by San Francisco following Week 1. After losing Knowshon Moreno to an elbow injury in Week 2 the Dolphins are thin at running back. They added Daniel Thomas on Monday.
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TMG to run Cup Series team in 2015

On Monday, The Motorsports Group announced on their website and Facebook that they would field a car for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. The team will first put the No. 30 Chevrolet SS on the track in the season opening Daytona 500. No driver or sponsor was announced at the time of the release but the team did say that they were “seeking a driver, crew and sponsorship...
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Brett Keisel says Steelers need defensive change now

The Steelers defense have face some problems defending the run game to start the season. In the first two games of the season the Steelers have allowed 183 yards to the Browns and 157 to the Ravens. Speaking with reporters, defensive end Brett Keisel said that the way the team was playing on defense was frustrating but acknowledged that there was no quick fix. “It’s going to...
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Reggie Bush says he will use harsh discipline on daughter

Getty Images Reggie Bush is making the media rounds on Tuesday and naturally questions about Adrian Peterson and child discipline have come up. Asked on WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton” about Peterson, Bush spoke about how he would discipline his daughter. “I most definitely discipline my daughter,” he said on WFAN. “I have a 1-year-old daughter, and I discipline her,” he...
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Richard Sherman stars in Neff commercial with Llama

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman stars in a new commercial for Neff which features a llama. From the commercial you would be hard pressed to know what Neff was pitching as Sherman and the llama are wearing sunglasses as the cornerback attempts to make organic cookies. Spoiler: The llama was not impressed and went on to drop its sunglasses.
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Giants: Jon Beason to miss extended time

Linebacker Jon Beason is expected to miss an extended period of time after re-aggravating a toe injury that left him out for all of training camp reports ESPN New York. Beason is awaiting the results of an MRI but signs are pointing to the 29-year-old as being questionable for Week 3. The Giants would have to use Jameel McClain as his replacement. Though two games Beason has been...
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Radisson suspends sponsorship of Vikings

The Radisson hotel chain has suspended its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings in the wake of the teams decision to reinstate Adrian Peterson and allow him to play this coming weekend. Peterson is being investigated for child abuse which stems from the running back using a switch to punish his four-year-old son. “Radisson takes this matter very seriously particularly in light...
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Adrian Peterson being investigated for another child abuse incident

Getty Images Adrian Peterson was reinstated by the Vikings on Monday but according to CBS 11 Houston the running back is facing a second case of child abuse. According to CBS 11 Houston, Peterson is being investigated for an incident which left a scar over the right eye of one of his children after he cursed a sibling. This is in addition to a case which Peterson is being investigated...
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WWE Monday Night RAW Results for September 15, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports’ coverage of WWE Monday Night RAW for September 15, 2014. This is the final episode of RAW prior to the WWE Night of Champions PPV. This is the last chance for confrontations involving John Cena and Brock Lesnar as well as those between Randy Orton and Chris Jericho. Expect more with Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins and the Divas championship. Follow along...
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Cowboys RB Joseph Randle suffered concussion in win

Cowboys running back Joseph Randle left Sunday’s win over the Titans with a concussion. The Cowboys have listed Randle as day-to-day after he left in the third quarter. During the win over the Titans Randle ran three times for 26 yards. “He did go through the testing,” Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said Monday on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. “I think it’s looking...
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Raiders sign Vincent Brown as Rod Streater undergoes MRI

The Raiders signed former third-rond pick Vincent Brown to a one-year contract on Monday. Signing Brown at the same time that No. 1 wide receiver Rod Streater underwent an MRI on his him flexor would suggest that the team had legitimate concerns. Brown broke his ankle in 2012 and has not been the same. He failed to make the final cuts this summer this summer with the Chargers. He...
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Andy Reid says Jamaal Charles ankle sprain is not severe

Getty Images Chiefs head coach Andy Reid delivered a bit of good news on Monday while speaking to reporters saying that the team did not believe that the high-ankle sprain suffered by running back Jamaal Charles on Sunday was severe. Reid said that the injury to Charles “doesn’t look to be a real severe one.” However added that “it does have the component of a high-ankle...
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Charles Woodson on Raiders: “We suck”

Getty Images Well now that has been cleared up. After losing their second game of the season to the Texans, the Raiders are 0-2 and cornerback Charles Woodson stated what many who have been watching were thinking. We suck,” Woodson said via CSN Bay Area. “That’s as blunt as I can put it. For whatever reason, defensively we just won’t stop people, especially early in games...
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Kaepernick denies using offensive language

Following a flag for the use of “inappropriate language,” 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is denying that he said anything offensive. Kapernick threw a crucial fourth quarter interception against the Bears on Sunday night after which he had a verbal altercation with defensive end Lamar Houston. A few moments later a flag was thrown. While speaking to Cam Inman of the San...
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