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Arizona News: Touchdown!! Arizona To Host Super Bowl LVII

PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey yesterday released the following statement on the selection of Arizona as the host of Super Bowl LVII at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. “This is a huge win for our state! Arizona has continued to prove itself as a premier destination for spectacular sporting events, and we … Continue reading Arizona News: Touchdown!! Arizona To Host Super Bowl LVII

British ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

LIVERPOOL, England /February 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A former English youth soccer coach was convicted of 43 charges of sex abuse against 11 young players in a trial that detailed how he shattered the trust of boys who dreamed of becoming professionals. Barry Bennell was found guilty by a jury on Thursday of seven charges … Continue reading British ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

The Latest: Owens, Moss, Lewis among newest Hall of Famers

MINNEAPOLIS /February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the NFL Honors (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Hard-hitting linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and big-play receiver Randy Moss all made the Pro Football Hall of Fame on their first try, while controversial receiver Terrell Owens got in on his third time on the ballot. Safety Brian … Continue reading The Latest: Owens, Moss, Lewis among newest Hall of Famers

Pop Warner doesn’t support youth tackle football ban bill

CHICAGO/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Pop Warner youth football program says it doesn’t agree with banning football for young people after legislation was unveiled in Illinois prohibiting tackle football for children under 12. Pop Warner spokesperson Brian Heffron says the organization “can’t imagine elected officials mandating to parents which sports their children can play.” Illinois state … Continue reading Pop Warner doesn’t support youth tackle football ban bill

Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee unviels map and details about attractions at Super Bowl LIVE

Massive 10-Day Fan Festival at Nicollet Mall is Free and Open to the Public MINNEAPOLIS, MN/January 15, 2018 (STL.News) – The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee announced new details today about Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon, including a map of dozens of entertaining attractions that will take place at Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, … Continue reading Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee unviels map and details about attractions at Super Bowl LIVE

Life around football prepares Gutekunst for Packers GM job

GREEN BAY, Wis./January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — The son of a college football coach, Brian Gutekunst has an idea of the kind of scrutiny that he’ll receive as the new general manager of the Green Bay Packers. Gutekunst watched his father, John Gutekunst, take heat during six-plus seasons at the University of Minnesota that ended in 1991. The … Continue reading Life around football prepares Gutekunst for Packers GM job

Frosty feelings: Browns fans protest 0-16 season with parade

CLEVELAND/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Chanting through chattering teeth, Browns fans finally felt victorious. Maybe the winless season wasn’t a total loss. Thousands of disgruntled Cleveland fans, some of them calling for owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam to sell the franchise or jump in Lake Erie, paraded once around the team’s stadium in frigid conditions Saturday following … Continue reading Frosty feelings: Browns fans protest 0-16 season with parade