Cal football goes Down Under and finds big upside – USA TODAY

Cal football goes Down Under and finds big upside – USA TODAY

New Cal starting quarterback Davis Webb throws in practice as head coach looks on.(Photo: John Polzer, Cal Athletics) The Boeing 777 charter waiting for the Cal football team at San Francisco’s airport will undergo a transformation once the Bears board it Saturday night. The business class bar will be bereft of booze in favor of […]

Pop Warner Settles Major Lawsuit Over Youth Football Concussions – NBCNews.com

The Pop Warner youth football organization has settled a lawsuit with the mother of a Wisconsin man who she says committed suicide because of brain injuries he suffered playing tackle football beginning at age 11, the organization said Wednesday. Terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed. The woman, Debra Pyka of Hixton, Wisconsin, had sought $5 […]

Ted Leonsis close to securing Arena Football League team to play at Verizon Center – Washington Post

Ted Leonsis is close to expanding his Washington sports empire by adding an Arena Football League team that would play at Verizon Center beginning in the spring of 2017, according to a top official at his ownership group. “We’re in serious negotiations and we’re excited about the opportunity,” said Randall Boe, executive vice president and […]

Lawsuit accuses Tennessee football players of beating up teammate who’d helped rape victim – SB Nation

A federal lawsuit filed by six Tennessee students accuses five recent or current UT athletes, including multiple football players, of sexual assault. It describes the school leadership’s investigation process as one that appears especially indifferent to such accusations. Head coach Butch Jones’ name appears about a dozen times, several times alongside documentation that Jones knew of […]