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Sophomore Defensive Back Collapses During Practice, Dies

Nicholas Adam Blakely, a sophomore defensive back for Stetson University, collapsed during football practice Monday evening. Blakely, a 19-year-old accounting major from Lawrenceville, Georgia, was taken to Florida Hospital DeLand, where he died. Stetson DB, 19, collapses

Titans Owner Gives $1M to Watts Relief Effort

After J.J. Watt asked the NFL to form some kind of fundraiser around the Texans vs Cowboys game set for Thursday night, the league has since rallied. Tennessee Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk is donating $1

Stafford Highest Paid Player in NFL

Matthew Stafford became the highest-paid player in NFL history with the five-year deal he has agreed to with the Detroit Lions. The deal will include an average annual value of $27 million. Sources: Stafford, Lions agree to

JJ Watt Urges Houston To Stay Safe- Donates $100k

Houston Texans defensive end, J.J. Watt donated $100,000 to an online fundraiser for Houston, who is being hit by flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey. Watt also posted a message on social media urging everyone to stay safe.  Watt urges Houston

McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight End in 10 Rounds

Conor McGregor, making his professional boxing debut, faced off against 49-0 boxing champion Floyd Mayweather in the fight of the century. It ended with Mayweather by TKO in the 10th round of their massively hyped junior middleweight

Bills’ McCoy Say Kaepernick Isn’t Worth the Distraction

Despite rallies and celebrities standing for Colin Kaepernick, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy said the free-agent quarterback is not a good enough player to be worth the “distraction”. While many fans disagree, other’s believe the beginning of the season

49ers Hire First Openly Gay NFL Coach

The San Francisco 49ers officially hired the team’s first female coach, the league’s second full time female assistant coach, and first openly gay coach in the NFL. Katie Sowers, 31, also played pro football for the Women’s