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Dirty football tackle creates a perfect storm for news outlets to exploit

Dirty football tackle creates a perfect storm for news outlets to exploit

Former Nihon University football head coach Masato Uchida’s alleged order on a player to “crush” an opposing team’s quarterback in a May 6 game between Japan’s traditional rivals for supremacy in American football has dominated sports and tabloid headlines for most of the second half of May. In repeatedly shown videos, hulking Nichidai linebacker Taisuke […]

California bans state travel to Oklahoma, OU-UCLA football unlikely to be impacted

California bans state travel to Oklahoma, OU-UCLA football unlikely to be impacted

According to a news release from Becerra’s office, the ban was extended to Oklahoma after Oklahoma adopted a bill that could allow adoption agencies to refuse to work with gay and transgender people. “California will not use state resources to support states that pass discriminatory laws. The law enacted in Oklahoma allows discrimination against LGBTQ […]

Boise football team won a championship, then helped rescue two people in overturned car

Boise football team won a championship, then helped rescue two people in overturned car

After making national headlines for rescuing two people in an overturned vehicle Tuesday night, the Boise Black Knights want to see that the couple they helped on a Oregon highway is doing OK. The Black Knights, a team of mostly 13- and 14-year-old tackle football players, lifted the overturned car to help free the trapped […]

Football transfer rumours: Marko Arnautovic to Manchester United?

Football transfer rumours: Marko Arnautovic to Manchester United?

José Mourinho was spotted watching this week’s friendly between Russia and Austria, and that immediately set tongues wagging about which player, in particular, he was interested in. Since Kevin Wimmer didn’t start and has just agreed to flee Stoke for Hannover, anyway, the obvious answer is David Alaba, who is gifted and versatile enough to […]

San Diego will be home to new football league

San Diego will be home to new football league

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Tuesday was awarded a team in the Alliance of American Football, an eight-team league set to begin play Feb. 9. The team is expected to play at SDCCU Stadium and be coached by former St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz, a graduate of San Diego’s James Madison High School. The […]

Can NBA champion step in to coach Auburn football in 2018?

Can NBA champion step in to coach Auburn football in 2018?

SEC Country wants to tackle the best questions from Auburn football and basketball fans. Look for our Auburn Question of the Day most weekdays. Go here to see all of our previous answers. How many games would Auburn win if Draymond Green was the coach for the coming season? @LShute13 are you still doing questions if he day? […]

Miami football making news with 100 days to CFB lists

Miami football making news with 100 days to CFB lists

Friday, May 25 marked 100 days until September 1 which is when the College Football season will kick off for the majority of teams. The Miami football teams will begin their season a day later against LSU at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Last season’s 10-3 record, ACC Coastal Division title and Orange Bowl appearance have […]

Football transfer rumours: Emil Forsberg to Arsenal?

Football transfer rumours: Emil Forsberg to Arsenal?

RB Leipzig midfielder Emil Forsberg could become Arsenal’s first signing since the appointment of Unai Emery as manager. Valued at £47m, the Swedish “anti-Zlatan” has also got antennae twitching at Atlético Madrid and Juventus. Freiburg’s Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu has revealed that Arsenal are after him too and has said he’ll hold talks with the […]

Coaches, football leaders grapple with ways to make kickoff returns safer for players

Coaches, football leaders grapple with ways to make kickoff returns safer for players

Few plays in football demonstrate the true ferocity of the game itself more than the kickoff return. The violent collisions at high speeds can have a devastating impact on players and in some cases can lead to long-term injury. As a result, the kickoff has been considered one of the most dangerous aspects of football. […]

Real Madrid win Champions League as brilliant Bale sinks Liverpool

Real Madrid win Champions League as brilliant Bale sinks Liverpool

It was an epic night, filled with so many different storylines, and unfortunately for Liverpool’s accident-prone goalkeeper, Loris Karius, his part in the story will be remembered just as long as Gareth Bale’s incredible bicycle kick or the sight of Mohamed Salah’s tears. Bale’s overhead volley, only two minutes after coming on as a second-half […]