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  • Yo, Chip: What happened to Eagles tight ends?

    Yo, Chip: What happened to Eagles tight ends?
    PHILADELPHIA¬†— By now, everybody gets the fact that this Philadelphia Eagles offense is not the same as the one head coach Chip Kelly ran at Oregon before coming to the NFL. Not only does he remind us at every turn, but he proves it by...
  • New Citrus Bowl makes Orlando "The College Football Capital of the World"

     New Citrus Bowl makes Orlando "The College Football Capital of the World"
    Running off at the typewriter. … Back in 2006, when Steve Hogan was introduced as the new executive director of Florida Citrus Sports, I wrote in this space that his ability to get the Citrus Bowl renovated would either make him or break him....
  • Look for Jay Cutler to take some shots downfield against Bucs' Cover-2

    Look for Jay Cutler to take some shots downfield against Bucs' Cover-2
    Jay Cutler and the Bears can take some shots down the field to target the top of the Buccaneers Cover-2 defense by creating vertical opportunities out of a 3-by-1 formation on the "Seattle" concept. As shown here, the Bears have their Posse/11 personnel...
  • Long Beach Poly goes one-on-one to beat Crespi, 44-27

    Long Beach Poly goes one-on-one to beat Crespi, 44-27
    For nine years, Long Beach Poly Coach Antonio Pierce was a linebacker in the NFL, so when he said before Friday's Pac-5 Division quarterfinal game against Crespi, "This is big-boy football," he wasn't kidding. From hard hits to players refusing to go...
  • Preview: Gators vs. Eastern Kentucky

    Preview: Gators vs. Eastern Kentucky
    Florida vs. Eastern Kentucky Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: noon, SEC Network Weather: 74 degrees, mostly cloudy Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/swampthings, @osgators or #gators Quick slant: The Gators are 19-1 against non-BCS opponents in The...
  • Already short-handed, Kecoughtan had an uphill battle in 39-7 loss to Ocean Lakes

    Already short-handed, Kecoughtan had an uphill battle in 39-7 loss to Ocean Lakes
    Coming into Friday night’s game at Ocean Lakes, possibly the best team in the state, Kecoughtan was already short-handed. Victor Mitchell, the Warriors’ top rusher, was out with a broken collarbone he had sustained the previous week. Then,...
  • For Ravens to stop Drew Brees, Joe Flacco needs to hand off

    The formula for beating the New Orleans Saints hasn't changed for a long time. If you want to keep their high-powered offense out of the end zone, you have to keep the ball out of the hands of wily quarterback Drew Brees. For the Ravens to do that, they...
  • QB Jeff Driskel shines in what could be final home game for Gators

    UF quarterback Jeff Driskel would have celebrated Senior Day on Saturday, if everything had gone according to plan. But little has gone as expected during the past two seasons. Driskel, a redshirt junior, missed nine games in 2013 with a broken leg....
  • NFL moves Bills game out of snowy Buffalo, dodging another odd 'fog bowl'

    Football in cold weather? Oh, I've been there in Buffalo and Green Bay. "How cold was it, uncle Jerry?" •It was so cold, reporters were becoming pickpockets just to keep their hands warm. •It was so cold, chickens were volunteering at KFC....
  • Former DP running back Dee Hart scores 6 TDs for Colorado State

    Former DP running back Dee Hart scores 6 TDs for Colorado State
    Former Dr. Phillips standout Dee Hart continued to revitalize his college football career -- in a big way -- Saturday. The former Alabama running back scored six total touchdowns, five rushing, and carried 20 times for 230 yards to lead host Colorado...
  • Lovie Smith era had more good than bad for Bears, but don't go overboard

    Lovie Smith era had more good than bad for Bears, but don't go overboard
    As the crowd thinned at Halas Hall after Lovie Smith's introductory news conference as Bears head coach, Smith smiled as I asked him about Big Sandy, Texas, and for his cellphone number. Not only did Smith happily oblige that day, Jan. 15, 2004, but...