Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announces he is retiring from football

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announces he is retiring from football

The NFL’s comeback player of the year won’t be coming back for another season. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, a four-time Pro Bowl player who made a triumphant return from a serious shoulder injury last year, announced Saturday night that he’s retiring, a stunning development for a franchise considered by many a legitimate Super Bowl […]

Heavy favorites at the top make college football predictable

Heavy favorites at the top make college football predictable

Those who read my Weekly Predictions (back next week!) know that I don’t like favorites. It goes back to my roots as a horseplayer at Churchill Downs. There is little joy in cashing a meager ticket after backing the popular choice. Anybody can do that. The excitement (and the profit) is in the unexpected.  My […]

What is the official drink of every ACC football team?

What is the official drink of every ACC football team?

Once we saw the note about North Carolina serving White Claw alcoholic seltzer this week, we knew we had to fire up the #jokesandgarbage machine and give you the OFFICIAL in-stadium beverage for each ACC Football program. As this is typically a beer-focused publication, you’ll find plenty of that below. But we didn’t limit ourselves […]

ECC football title is far from a lead pipe cinch for anyone

ECC football title is far from a lead pipe cinch for anyone

CLOSE A few thoughts on Eastern Cincinnati Conference football Scott Springer, sspringer@enquirer.com Competing since 2012, the Eastern Cincinnati Conference is a mix of Division I and Division II schools who have had some success and are continually building to reach the respect of the Greater Catholic League-South and the Greater Miami Conference, arguably the top […]

Lawsuit accuses UH of discrimination in football coach hiring process

Lawsuit accuses UH of discrimination in football coach hiring process

By Joseph Duarte, Houston Chronicle Updated 3:57 pm CDT, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 In his lawsuit against UH, Kevin Simms claims African-American candidates, including himself, were not afforded the opportunity to apply for the job because it was never posted, as required by state law. In his lawsuit against UH, Kevin Simms claims African-American candidates, including […]

Eight-man football officially starts in Maine

Eight-man football officially starts in Maine

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — It’s all new. And it’s still the same. Eight-man football officially began its first sanctioned season in Maine on Monday, the first day of practices for all high school fall sports. On the first day, eight-man football looked, sounded and smelled a lot like 11-man football. “Nothing’s changed,” said Old Orchard […]

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