Unless he's watching his kid, Greg Lloyd doesn't watch much football anymore. Not the NFL. It's turning into flag football, he says. "Very, very boring," is how he sees it. But he's seen enough to believe that the man who replaced him as the heart, soul, and bad boy of the Steelers defense can help give the Bengals some nostalgic new blood. "I think the kid ...
Minnesota Vikings would have forced planners of the $975 million project to eliminate some of the fancy features.So the team, the public agency in charge of the stadium and the architects designing it literally saw the light. The yet-to-be-named multi-purpose facility will have a translucent roof and moveable front windows.Bryan Trubey, the lead architect for the project for the Dallas-based HKS ...
Brian Hoyer .Arizona also signed center Adam Bice and quarterback Caleb TerBush.The Cardinals used the 45th overall pick in this year's draft to select Minter, a linebacker from LSU who was a finalist for the Butkus Award for the nation's top linebacker.Arizona signed Hoyer late last season and he started the finale against San Francisco.Bice and TerBush were undrafted rookie free ...
Kansas City Chiefs couldn't have found a better source for help in implementing -- and maybe even defending -- the pistol offensive system sweeping through the NFL.The Chiefs have hired former Nevada coach Chris Ault, who used the modified shotgun formation to great success in the college ranks, to serve as a consultant to new coach Andy Reid, offensive ...
Jimmy Smith has begun serving a six-year prison term in Mississippi for drug possession and weapons charges, online state corrections records show.The Mississippi Department of Corrections' website says the 44-year-old Smith entered the prison system in late March and was recently moved to a facility in Yazoo City. He was sentenced by a Madison County court to two years for possession of a ...
Lions for Lambs
You shouldn't blame yourself if you mistakenly think that Lions for Lambs, Robert Redford's didactic excursion into contemporary politics and U.S. foreign policy, is based on a stageplay. While screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan had previously served up the war on terror ... ...
Safety has become one of the top priorities in youth football and it was the topic that garnered the most attention at several youth football events the Steelers hosted this weekend. On Friday night the team held their first ever Youth Football Clinic for Moms and Kids at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex. While the kids took part in a football skills clinic at the team's indoor practice ...
Corvey Irvin and Christian Tupou while reaching a contract agreement with cornerback Maurice Jones.They also announced Monday they released ...
Buffalo Bills into a winner, Buddy Nix called this the right time to step down as general manager on Monday."I think at some point, you've got to step aside and let young guys that are qualified have their shot," Nix said during a hastily called news conference shortly after Bills completed a voluntary minicamp practice. "I never put a timetable on it. I always felt like ...
Antonio Johnson to a one-year contract.The move was announced Monday through a team release.Johnson started 13 games and made 30 tackles last year for ...
San Diego Chargers veterans."It didn't seem like he was lost or anything he didn't stand out, which was a good thing," Rivers said after the first practice of organized team activities, which are practices in helmets, jerseys and shorts, but no pads.Te'o did get matched up with star tight ...
Nothing will ever completely replace playing the game I love, however I feel like I'm starting a new adventure and I'm genuinely excited about what lies ahead. I'm fortunate to have been given many opportunities throughout my career and now I feel it's my time to give back.
The world's best known footballer was speaking after formally announcing his retirement.
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Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister M.M. Pallam Raju would be on a five-day visit to Washington DC, Philadelphia and Boston beginning on May 13 for dialogue on higher education.
"This a continuation of India-US higher education dialogue which was initiated in 2009 after the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's visit to the US during the same year, " Pallam Raju told the media here today.
This visit is the follow up of the Obama-Singh initiative taken on higher education. The focus of the visit would be on strengthening and enhancing higher education initiatives- 8 projects have been identified under this initiative. Strategic dialogue on higher education would take place. The visit will also cover school education and skill development sector.
Pallam Raju also discussed 'Connect to India' programme where US students will be coming and joining higher research institutes in India. The visit will also focus on exchange of faculty and development of faculty.
The Government has also initiated a scheme through University Grants Commission (UGC) to sponsor Indian researchers at the Post-Doctoral level and the first batch of 126 Indian scholars is ready to go to the US Institutions for post-doctoral research. ...
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