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  • Benching of Reggie Bush raises questions about Joe Philbin's approach

    Benching of Reggie Bush raises questions about Joe Philbin's approach
    DAVIE – Jimmy Johnson famously said he didn't treat all of his players the same. If Emmitt Smith or Michael Irvin made a mistake, it would be dealt with differently than if a rookie committed the same gaffe. That's because they had built up...
  • Credit O'Leary for UCF's successful NCAA appeal

    Credit O'Leary for UCF's successful NCAA appeal
    Running off at the typewriter … Let's give it up for UCF football coach George O'Leary, who recorded his biggest victory four months after last football season ended. UCF won its NCAA appeal on Friday to have its postseason ban overturned and will...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Am I the only one who's afraid the acquisition of Brandon Marshall may lead to an increase number of Jay Cutler interceptions? Jay can get too enamored with a player he likes, i.e. Greg Olsen. I get the feeling we'll see Jay force quite a few balls...
  • UF target Kelvin Taylor rushes for 426 yards in high school game

     
    Florida fans likely won't be surprised by the gaudy numbers Glades Day RB Kelvin Taylor is putting up considering his father, Fred, was a Gators standout before heading to the NFL. But even this stat is likely to raise the eyebrows of those who watched...
  • Chip off the old back: Kelvin Taylor runs for 426

     
    Belle Glade Glades Day (4-2) junior Kelvin Taylor, son of former UF and NFL running back Fred Taylor, rushing for 426 yards and five TDs on 38 carries in a 35-24 district win over Village Academy (4-2) last week. The performance, tops in the state since...
  • DeMarco Murray rushes from obscurity into Cowboys' record book

     
    Dallas Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray ran for 253 yards in Dallas' 34-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, the most rushing yards ever in a single game in team history. Only eight other NFL players and one other rookie have compiled more yards on...
  • UF target Kelvin Taylor breaks Emmitt Smith’s Florida high school rushing record

     
    Glades Day running back Kelvin Taylor needed 217 yards to break Emmitt Smith's Florida high school rushing record. He did quite a bit better than that, rushing for 388 yards on 34 carries and scoring six touchdowns in the Gators' 43-29 win over South...
  • Lincoln-Way East’s Winkler named Gatorade Illinois Football Player of the Year

     
    Lincoln-Way East High School quarterback Blake Winkler was in the middle of a psychology exam Dec. 1 when his coach pulled him out for what …...
  • This really could be the year Andre Reed gets into the Hall of Fame

     
    To no one's surprise, Andre Reed is again among the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list of finalists was released on Saturday and the final voting will be conducting on Feb. 4, the day before the Super Bowl, in Indianapolis. Reed...
  • RB Kelvin Taylor to announce college decision this weekend

     
    Belle Glade Glades Day running back Kelvin Taylor, the all-time leading rusher in the state of Florida, is expected to announce his decision this weekend. And as Sun Sentinel reporter Dieter Kurtenbach writes, things are looking good for the Gators....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Can Donald Driver stay healthy?

     
    Competing on "Dancing With the Stars" means undertaking a grueling and potentially risky training regimen — even for a veteran jock such as Donald Driver. Driver, a Green Bay Packers wide receiver, is among the celebrities picked for the 14th season...