College football


EAGLES DROP PRESEASON OPENER TO PACKERS 24-9

Al Thompson
Eagles rookie receiver Mack Hollins had four catches for 64 yards including a 38-yard TD pass. 
Photo by Michael Corsey @ Michael Corsey Photography

For those who detest the NFL preseason, the Green Bay Packers 24-9 win over the Eagles in the preseason opener for both teams, added plenty of fuel to your fire. Neither team played well really at all. The Eagles only highlight on offense was their opening drive when Carson Wentz led the Birds on a […]


11 Aug 17 - College football, Eagles, Football, Football Training, NFL - No CommentsRead More »


GOLDEN SIGNS WITH STEELERS

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Five Nittany Lions from 2016 squad were drafted or signed by NFL teams UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; July 28, 2017 – Former Nittany Lion Malik Golden signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday afternoon, the team announced. The Steelers are in training camp in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. With Golden, the Nittany Lions now have five members […]


30 Jul 17 - College football, Football, NFL, Penn State - No CommentsRead More »


PENN STATE UPLIFTING ATHLETES RAISE $95,090 AT LIFT FOR LIFE

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As of Tuesday morning, Penn State football student-athletes have $95,089.98 for Uplifting Athletes and its commitment to life skills development, patient focused programs and rare disease research.
Photo by Penn State Athletics.

The 15th Annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes “Lift for Life” was a tremendous success on Saturday. The preliminary fundraising total for the 2017 event is more than $95,000 to benefit Uplifting Athletes and its commitment to life skills development, patient focused programs and rare disease research. The 15-year total for “Lift for Life” is now nearly $1.3 million.


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WIDENER LANDS ASSISTANT COACH WITH LONG HISTORY OF WINNING

Rock Hoffman
Mike Barainyak has been winning big from his high school days at Archbishop Wood to helping Mary Hardin-Baylor win a national title. He is now and assistant coach at Widener. Photo by Al Thompson

There are a lot of football stories out there and while most people want to read about or see stories about championship winning coaches, star quarterbacks or first-round draft picks, it doesn’t mean the stories about people who don’t fit into one of those categories are any less interesting. Such is the case with Mike […]


26 Jun 17 - College football, Football Training, High School Football - No CommentsRead More »


DANIELS KEEPS NFL DREAM ALIVE WHILE LOOKING FOR ANOTHER AFL RING

Al Thompson
Soul defensive lineman Sean Daniels is playing great football for the Soul while keeping and eye on the NFL. 
Photo by Al Thompson

Soul defensive lineman Sean Daniels has made a lot of big plays for the Soul this season. One was a big one that helped keep an undefeated season alive. On May 13, the Soul were trailing the Baltimore Brigade by one, 56-55 with 40 seconds left in the fourth quarter. The Brigade had the ball […]


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BAD TO THE BONE

Al Thompson
Blue Flame offensive tackle Nicholas Cattolico trains several days a week at Crunch Fitness in Huntingdon Valley. 
Photo by Al Thompson

6-foot-4, 375-pound offensive tackle Nicholas Cattolico – a former Delaware Blue Hen – resurrects his career as a major piece of the Philadelphia Blue Flame Police and Fire Football Club and its bid to take on NYPD for real.


21 Jun 17 - College football, Football, Football Training, NFL, Police, public service - No CommentsRead More »


OTA 2017 – GIANTS FEEL BETTER PLAYERS EXPAND PLAYBOOK

Michael Eisen
Giants head coach Ben McAdoo believes his playbook expands automatically with better talent. Photo by Andy Lewis / contrastphotography.com

The Giants might have a larger offensive playbook this season without adding any pages.
The difference will not be in the number of plays, but the larger number of talented and versatile players at the disposal of head coach Ben McAdoo and offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan. Last year, Odell Beckham, Jr. and Sterling Shepard combined to catch 166 passes from Eli Manning. They accounted for 2,050 yards and 18 touchdowns.


16 Jun 17 - Arena Football League, College football, Football, Football Training, Giants, Penn State - No CommentsRead More »


GIANTS ENGRAM BEGINNING TO UNDERSTAND THE BIG BLUE SYSTEM

Michael Eisen
Giants TE Evan Engram. Yahoo sports.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Evan Engram, the Giants’ first-round draft choice, has a friendly and expressive face – except when he’s unsure of his assignment on the field. Then the rookie tight end wears a different mask. “Sometimes I got a blank stare on my face if I don’t know what’s going on,” Engram said […]


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OTA PROFILES – ALLEN BARBRE AND LANE JOHNSON SEE GROWTH IN WENTZ AND THE TEAM

Al Thompson
Lane Johnson says this Eagles team is the best he's seen since becoming an Eagle. 
Photo by Todd Bauders / contrastphotography.com

A NFL player’s rookie season is one of discovery, trial and error and the process of finding his way to get acclimated to playing with the best players and coaches in the sport. That first season players often stumble through drills trying to figure out what do do and why it helps them prepare for […]


10 Jun 17 - College football, Football, NFL - No CommentsRead More »


GIANTS SECONDARY/CORNERBACKS COACH TIM WATSON

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Giants new Secondary/Cornerbacks Coach Tim Walton

Giants Secondary/Cornerbacks Coach Tim Walton Press Conference June 7, 2017


7 Jun 17 - College football, Football, Giants, NFL - No CommentsRead More »



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