Tag Archive: football

Sep 11 2014

Lobo-ly Green Out

Friday was Green Country Day at Lobo Stadium. Longview Independent School District (LISD) Foundation Executive Director Kay Ray was plumb tickled. The Lobo Green Out was a success. In fact, the Foundation ran out of most sizes even before the Longview Lobos/John Tyler Lions game kicked off. By Thursday afternoon, only a few of the largest sizes …

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Aug 02 2014

The NFL’s drugs vs thugs double standard

The NFL’s stance on illegal drugs is clear. If you’re caught possessing or using them, you’ve automatically earned yourself a suspension. Consider Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington’s case. He lost his entire 2014 salary of $2.9 million plus a few other things that will amount to at least hundreds of thousands of dollars after testing …

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Apr 19 2014

Unsportsmanlike conduct

The recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision granting Northwestern University football players the right to unionize, if upheld, will shatter the NCAA’s business model. When you add to the mix the frontal attack launched a few days before by noted antitrust lawyer Jeffrey Kessler, accusing the NCAA of colluding to deprive athletes of the …

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Feb 24 2014

Spring Cleaning

Football team available to help community with outdoor spring cleaning The Kilgore College football team will be doing more than work on the football field this spring. Football players are available on Fridays or Saturdays through the end of March to complete outdoor yard work for the East Texas community to help raise funds for …

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Dec 12 2013

Lobo lock with Horns

Zaycoven Henderson and Longview ISD Athletic Director/head coach for the Lobo football team John King   Monday was the day Zaycoven Henderson broke the suspense as to his college destination by signing a national letter of intent to attend and play football for the University of Texas at Austin (UTA.) He is soon to graduate …

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Oct 23 2013

Washington’s “R” Word:The football team of the nation’s capital region needs a new name that’s not a racial slur

On a recent Sunday, as Dallas and Washington revived their annual NFL football rivalry, they also landed in the middle of an escalating fight over the Washington football team’s name. As part of its “Change the Mascot” campaign, the Oneida Indian Nation is running radio ads in Dallas and the other cities where the Washington …

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Jul 25 2013

A big season for falling stars: Paula Deen and Aaron Hernandez are suffering fates of their own making.

Reversals of fortune can be breathtaking. One minute, people are riding high, surfing the wave of life. The next, they tip over like capsized canoes. Take Paula Deen. This Typhoid Mary of the obesity epidemic made untold fortunes in becoming the unchallenged champion of southern cooking. Her television shows, books, and restaurants were dedicated to …

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May 15 2012

Our ruinous game

Football fans have a high tolerance for pain — in others — and show little sympathy for the plight of the players who now are seeking redress for their injuries. By Donald Kaul The apparent suicide of Junior Seau, the former NFL superstar linebacker, has again raised the age-old question: “Is playing football dangerous, as …

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