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FAU Quarterback Jason Driskel Ends His Football Career

(Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) Florida Atlantic quarterback Jason Driskel has announced that he is ending his football career. Driskell would have been eligible to return to the Owls next season, but is about to graduate with a civil engineering degree. “It was always a dream of mine to play quarterback at the FBS level and I’m proud of accomplishing ...

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Cole excited to join Verlander, Keuchel on Astros staff

HOUSTON (AP) Gerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces. ”I was just tremendously excited,” Cole said Wednesday, four days after the Houston Astros acquired him from the Pittsburgh Pirates. ”I was out with some friends having a good time for my wife’s birthday weekend. So, it was a really good phone call. How you can ask for anything ...

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America might be yawning at another Patriots AFC title

YAWN! That seems to be the reaction from everywhere except New England when Pro Picks has asked folks about the prospect of the Patriots being in yet another Super Bowl. Apparently, they have become the team people love to hate: America’s Team they ain’t. Article continues below … And they care not a bit about their popularity, or about what ...

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Two-time Payton winner Briscoe seeks to impress at Shrine Game

(STATS) – Coming from the FCS level, former Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe realizes the critiques are a little stronger when NFL prospects go under the microscope. He’s fine with that because he’s always been one to mess something up before getting it right. He certainly learned the right way at the FCS level. Just two weeks ago, he ...

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Jason Driskel won’t be back as FAU quarterback in 2018

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jason Driskel is ready for the real world. The Florida Atlantic quarterback announced Thursday that he’s ending his football career, even though he would have been eligible to return to the Owls next season. Driskel is about to graduate with a civil engineering degree. “It was always a dream of mine to play quarterback at ...

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Senior Bowl rosters include 12 from FCS

(STATS) – A strong contingent of 12 former FCS players were assigned to the rosters at the 69th Reese’s Senior Bowl on Thursday. Considered the premier college football all-star game, the Senior Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Jan. 27 in Mobile, Alabama. FCS players assigned to the North squad were North Dakota State inside linebacker Nick DeLuca, ...

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Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO CLEVELAND — The Orlando Magic are the last team the Cleveland Cavaliers beat. No, neither franchise is having much fun now. The Magic have lost 27 of its last 32 games and snapped a seven-game losing streak Tuesday by beating the Minnesota ...

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Pirates fans urge MLB to force owner Nutting to sell

PITTSBURGH (AP) Some Pittsburgh Pirates fans are signing a petition to express their frustration following the team’s decision to trade star outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants. As of Wednesday, more than 28,000 fans signed a petition on change.org asking Major League Baseball to force Pirates owner Bob Nutting to sell the team. Writing ”we deserve better,” the ...

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Jaguars coach Doug Marrone gets advice on beating Patriots

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has some tips on how to beat the New England Patriots. And not all of them are from Tom Coughlin. Marrone received a folder Thursday filled with notes from first-graders at The Bolles School in Jacksonville. Article continues below … The folder read, ”Dear Jags, Want to beat the Patriots? Here’s how: ...

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