Tallahassee Police Department and Florida State: A Cozy Relationship?

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On Christmas Eve, 2014, the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) issued a press release stating that they had given an ESPN reporter, Paula Lavigne, over 300 police reports of incidents involving 360 Florida State University athletes. In the press release, TPD Chief of Police Michael DeLeo stated, “We are committed to ensuring that every citizen of this community, including our university students, know …

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of College Football Bad Acts

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Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Acting is a big part of football: the pump fake, the play action pass, the fake punt, fake extra point kicks or field goals, flea flickers, the Statue of Liberty, and regrettably, fake injuries. When done well acting is an art form, something you have to appreciate even when it’s some other team doing it to your …

Women’s Golf Sinks Stanford-Northwestern Football Tilt

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Chicago, Ill. September 3, 2015 — Saturday’s matchup between last year’s Pac-12 Northern Division runner-up Stanford and Northwestern has been canceled due to Stanford’s refusal to cross union picket lines that were established when the Northwestern Organization for Growth of Immense Revenues for Labor in Sports (NOGIRLS) voted to strike. In a complex chain of events, a Seventh Circuit federal …