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Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall (14) leaves the field as fans celebrate a 59-42 victory against Missouri in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

History retold: “Kick Six”

Noah Powers, Sports Editor August 5, 2020
“This is a tremendous rivalry, a great tradition, great fans, it was a great atmosphere and an opportunity for our team to play out there today."
Towson quarterback Tom Flacco celebrates after a touchdown against Villanova on Saturday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

CAA votes to suspend 2020 football season

Noah Powers, Sports Editor July 17, 2020
The CAA is one of several conferences opting to abandon football this year in response to the continued threat of the coronavirus pandemic.

NY Guardians wide receiver Mekale McKay dives for a pass as Tampa Bay Vipers cornerback Shelton Lewis trails during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 9, 2020. Joe Hermitt | jhermitt@pennlive.com

Resurgence of the XFL: How the league looks after week one

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor February 12, 2020

The Xtreme Football League (XFL) is nothing new to sports fans. The professional American football league was originally a joint venture between the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) and NBC, and made...


Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) scores a touchdown on a three-yard run to tie North Carolina 14-14 in the second quarter on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C.

College football blitz: Week 5 recap

Noah Powers, Sports Editor October 3, 2019

We near the halfway point of the 2019 college football season, and as expected, nothing is certain. Clemson nearly took the loss of the year, Maryland has lost all momentum, the Pac-12 is a free-for-all,...


Ohio State wide receiver Austin Mack (11) celebrates after a play against Miami (Ohio) during a 76-5 romp for the Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on September 21, 2019. Nebraska will provide a much stiffer test in Week 5, but fifth-ranked Ohio State is still a 17 1/2-point favorite on the road.

College football blitz: Week 4 recap

Noah Powers, Sports Editor September 25, 2019

Four weeks into college football and while a lot of teams are starting to feel the heat, some are sitting at the top of mountain. Appalachian State @ North Carolina Speaking of mountains, one of...

Michigan State running back Elijah Collins (24) runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Arizona State.

College football blitz: Week 3 recap

September 18, 2019

A slow week three slate of games made for some football that was hard to watch at times. However, a football fan as dedicated as I am can sit through the slowest of bouts. And believe me when I tell you,...

Texas wide receiver Collin Johnson (9) can't complete a catch as LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (24) defends during an NCAA football game on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas.

College football blitz: Week 2 recap

Noah Powers, Sports Editor September 10, 2019

Week two of college football’s 150th season is in the books and following this weekend’s madness, there are a few new faces on the come up. For starters, we saw Army nearly take down a 7th-ranked...

JaTarvius Whitlow runs in the first half.nAuburn vs Oregon on Saturday Aug. 31 2019.

College football blitz: Week 1 recap

Noah Powers, Sports Editor September 3, 2019

After what many would call a chaotic first weekend, it is apparent we have entered the belly of the beast that is college football. We had football on TV from Thursday to Monday, and in that four-day stretch...

Gronk out: Patriots tight end retires

Gronk out: Patriots tight end retires

Brent Jansen, Staff Writer March 25, 2019

After only nine seasons in the NFL, New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski has officially retired. Gronk posted a picture on Instagram with a long message giving thanks to the Patriots organization...

Shield Talk: Eight trade deadline deals to ponder

Shield Talk: Eight trade deadline deals to ponder

Brent Jansen, Columnist October 26, 2018

The NFL’s trade deadline is approaching and there has already been a bit of drama. The Cowboys have sold a first-round pick for a slightly above average player, the Giants traded the wrong Eli, and the...

Shield Talk: Browns win first game since 2016

Shield Talk: Browns win first game since 2016

Brent Jansen, Columnist September 23, 2018

BROWNS WIN BROWNS WIN BROWNS WIN Open the coolers, Cleveland, the Browns’ winless streak has ended. After a brutal 635 days without a win, the Cleveland Browns have finally won a game. It felt...

Shield Talk: News and notes

Shield Talk: News and notes

Brent Jansen, Columnist September 8, 2018

It’s official. The NFL is back! On Thursday night, the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 18-12. The game went down to the last play as well, but the Eagles defense held strong. Here are...

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