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Rants & Raves

...LISTENED TO A news announcer say Tom Brady had lost his integrity because of "deflategate." Lighten up. Brady is a football player. It's not like he told millions of Americans they could keep their doctor and health insurance. THE 25-YEAR-OLD...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/rants-raves
Goodell to hear appeal of Brady's suspension

...handed to him."I made a mistake," Bell said. "I'm going to just have to do my time, whatever the final decision may be. Get past it, and get ready for next season and continuing to be the great football player I know I can be."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-14/goodell-hear-appeal-bradys-su
Ex-SEC player faces murder charge

...Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy. The Atlanta Journal...26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton, a former football player at Buford High School in Georgia and a college player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/ex-sec-player-faces-murder-c
Clemson basketball player Rod Hall is being courted as a football player now

Once his graduation is official, Rod Hall will have to prioritize whatever the next step is. Playing basketball overseas remains an option, but football is the biggest thing on his plate at the moment.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-05-07/clemson-basketball-player
Louisville tight end Gerald Christian is 'Mr. Irrelevant' of NFL Draft

...in June. At the event, Christian will be presented with the Lowsman Trophy, a Heisman parody statue of a fumbling football player."I had never known about it," Christian said. "I'm going to enjoy it"But Christian doesn't think he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-02/louisville-tight-end-gerald-c
Hall of Famers steal show at NFL Draft

...Butkus took the stage. Arguably the most beloved football player in this Bears-crazy town, 50 years after he played...year, trying to become a better person and a better football player and I think it's been helping me."Williams was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-01/hall-famers-steal-show-nfl-dr
Jameis Winston files counterclaim against his accuser

...Winston was likely to earn a substantial amount of money in salary, bonuses, and endorsements as a professional NFL football player."Winston is the one who has actually suffered, the filing claims, saying Kinsman is guilty of defamation for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-09/jameis-winston-files-counterc
Japanese athletes turn back the clock

TOKYO - Last weekend, 48-year-old Japanese football player Kazuyoshi Miura broke his own record as the J-League's oldest scorer with a goal for second division club Yokohama FC.Not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-12/japanese-athletes-tu
Michaux: Former Laney star Rod Hall might have future in NFL

...say about him, when he was with us, he was 100 percent committed to doing the things he needed to do to be a good football player. The film doesn't lie."Hall is torn about the sudden choices on his plate."I'll see which one is going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-04-23/michaux-former-laney-star
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu retiring after 12 seasons

...endorsement deal and the splash plays that changed the course of seasons was a man who defined himself as more than just a football player. He was open about his deep Christian faith and made the sign of the cross gesture following tackles.Soft-spoken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-10/steelers-safety-troy-polamalu