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The Buzz on NFL Beer: Jax giving suds away, other teams curbing prices

October 4, 2013

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National Football League ticket prices are higher than ever – and game day crowds may be as well as teams try to keep fans happy by making beer prices a relative bargain. Perennial loser Jacksonville is even giving away beer as a way to replace groans with grins. The Street.com has made a thorough check […]

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Tony Dungy to visit East Central Community College campus

August 23, 2013

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Former Indianapolis Colts head football coach and NFL analyst Tony Dungy will make an upcoming visit to the campus of East Central Community College at an event promoting the school’s football program. According to a news release, ECCC Warriors first-year head coach Ken Karcher is a longtime friend and associate of Dungy. Dungy retired from […]

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Alyne Payton dies

May 7, 2013

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Alyne Payton, mother of the late, great Jackson State and Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton has died, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame director Rick Cleveland reported today.  Cleveland writes: Mrs. Payton endured the early deaths of husband to an aneurysm in 1978 and Walter (to liver disease) in 1999. Through it all, she carried […]

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Tagliabue overturns Goodell on Saints suspensions

December 11, 2012

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NEW ORLEANS — In a sharp rebuke to his successor’s handling of the NFL’s bounty investigation, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in a case that has preoccupied the league for almost a year. Tagliabue, who was appointed by Commissioner Roger Goodell to handle the […]

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Bounty Consequences: Saint’s Peyton gets 1-year suspension, team loses 2nd round pick

March 21, 2012

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The NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for one year for his involvement in a forbidden “bounty” program, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Wednesday. According to Schefter, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis will be suspended for eight games and fined $500,000. The team will also be fined $500,000 and will lose […]

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