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Favre's charitable foundation awards grants

HATTIESBURG — Brett and Deanna Favre’s foundation, Favre 4 Hope, has supported charities in Mississippi and Wisconsin with $180,000 in grants for 2013. The foundation said that Mississippi charities receiving grants are Special Olympics of Mississippi, Hope Haven, Association for the Rights of Citizens with Disabilities, Make a Wish of Mississippi, Memorial Hospital Deanna Favre Fund, University of Southern Mississippi ...

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Legendary NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall dies

DALLAS (AP) — Pat Summerall, the deep-voiced NFL player-turned-broadcaster who spent half of his four decades calling sports famously paired with John Madden, died Tuesday. He was 82. Susie Wiles, Summerall’s daughter, said her father died in Dallas. ”He was an extraordinary man and a wonderful father,” Wiles said. ”I know he will be greatly missed.” Summerall was part of ...

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Tagliabue overturns Goodell on Saints suspensions

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 appeals, still found that three ...

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

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 a second round pick in ...

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Q&A: Joe Haynes, Executive Director, Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Inc.

From referee to coach Haynes helps at-risk kids find career A former NFL official, Joe Haynes is the executive director for Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc., a part of a national program designed to help underserved youth make a smooth transition from school to employment.  Haynes recently sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal to discuss Jobs for Mississippi Graduates and ...

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