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Ex-Gamecock Ellington keeping his focus on one sport for a change

...focus is the San Francisco 49ers and making an impact on the NFL."It was fun, all the rushing around," said Ellington, a...his senior seasons in basketball and football to jump to the NFL."It took some time to realize what I wanted to do," Ellington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-12/ex-gamecock-ellington-keeping
August opening set for college football hall in Atlanta

...need to organize the Upstate game in 2015.Both games featured NFL Draft eligible seniors looking for an extra job audition or two...Arizona State's Sun Devil Stadium on Jan. 2, 2015.BIG HAUL: NFL teams, for the first time, equally divided more than $6 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-10/august-opening-set-colleg
Draft Day

Now Playing Synopsis: Ivan Reitman's Draft Day stars Kevin Costner as Sonny Weaver Jr., the GM of the Cleveland Browns. With 13 hours until the beginning of the NFL draft, Sonny is informed by the team's owner (Frank Langella) that if Sonny doesn't make a splash and generate ticket sales, he's going to be fired. That prompts the GM to take a trade offer from another team that gives him the first pick in the draft, in exchange for three furure first-round picks. The move outrages the Browns' head coach, and forces all of the team's scouts to dig up what they can find about the pick everyone, including the owner, expects them to make -- a highly touted QB from Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Weaver is drawn to a talented linebacker who has family issues to deal with and is known for having a hot temper. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Ellen Burstyn, Frank Langella Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

South Carolina QB Dylan Thompson says hype is not earned yet

...Connor Shaw during the 11-2 season. So with Shaw off to the NFL, Thompson said he's ready to prove he belongs in charge of...while blindsided, hung in there and spoke with the Ole Miss and NFL great for 20 minutes or so.Thompson's prepared for a similarly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-09/south-carolina-qb-dylan-t
Judge signs off on moving Aaron Hernandez to different facility

...two games last season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy but still led...positive for a stimulant prohibited under the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances...suspended for the 2014 season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.Colts spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-07/judge-signs-moving-aaron-hern
Aaron Hernandez's lawyers, New England Patriots fight over records

...Jackson has been suspended for a fourth time for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.The 28-year-old Jackson, who...entry into the regular draft to have a chance at entering the NFL. Teams submit picks and are awarded players if their bid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-09/aaron-hernandezs-lawyers-new-
UGA eyes new NCAA practice rules

...example if you say, we're only going to do contact once a week, that might translate better in the NFL than in college because in the NFL you have guys that are very experienced and know how to hit. In college, maybe you bring in an 18-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-08/uga-eyes-new-ncaa-practic
Blogger hired to defend Redskins name quits

...psychological and other team records. BROWNS: Jim Brown says his 1964 NFL championship ring being auctioned online was stolen from him...was not immediately returned.One of the greatest players in NFL history, Brown rushed for 12,312 yards in nine seasons. In '64...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-08/blogger-hired-defend-redskins
Fall Experimental Football League might provide players another path to NFL

...hone their skills for another shot at the NFL. Maybe even a place for collegians not yet eligible for the NFL to grow their games.The Fall Experimental...October as a developmental league, with no NFL affiliation but with lots of intriguing ideas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-22/fall-experimental-football-le
NFL removes $675 million cap on damages from concussions

The NFL agreed Wednes day to remove a $675 million...anyone who gets concussion damages from the NFL from suing the NCAA or other amateur football...million for medical research and education. The NFL would also pay an additional $112 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-25/nfl-removes-675-million-cap-d