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Would 17 games make sense for NFL?

One of the sticking points of the current CBA negotiations is that the NFL wants to expand the regular-season schedule to 18 games while reducing the preseason schedule to just two games. The NFL touts that the fans want the … Continue reading

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Super Bowl memories

This week in North Texas, I hope to give you a small peek inside Super Bowl XLV, my ninth as a volunteer member of the NFL’s PR staff. But before we can look ahead to a week of Steelers and Packers … Continue reading

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Drew Brees named 2010 SI Sportsman of the Year

Honors and accolades in sports are thrown around for every conceivable category, from All-American to All-Madden, Sixth Man of the Year to Comeback Player of the Year. But one award still holds a lot of weight, especially with the names … Continue reading

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Looking back at Katrina and football

What follows below is a story I have told many times in the last five years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, with a pair of postscripts. It’s a story of how life … Continue reading

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Katrina and the Saints

We are speeding toward the fifth anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast that changed the lives of so many people and institutions. In some respects, it seems like five days ago, and in others, like … Continue reading

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