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His Scenic City Youth Football League having taken over Finley Stadium on Saturday, SCYFL president Bobby Dunn stared down from the press box at his undersized scrappers in oversized helmets and said, "I like to think we've been successful because we're about more than football."

It was a no-brainer. With Thursday being a day off work for me and a day without college classes for my son Riley, we decided to drive to Atlanta to watch the Falcons play that night.

To be fair, the last couple of weeks have been tough for Roger Goodell.

Right in the lumber yard.

Welcome back kiddies, it's Thursday and that means the weekend is here.

It didn't take Chattanooga Lookouts president and general manager Rich Mozingo long to put a human touch to Wednesday's announcement that the American League's Minnesota Twins will now be the parent club of the Looks.

Adrian Peterson has been placed on the exempt list, meaning the star running back will be out of football-related activities until all the legal issues after he was indicted on charges of "reckless or negligent injury to a child" are resolved.

Former Tennessee tight end Jason Witten didn't get a chance to watch every minute of his alma mater's 34-10 loss at Oklahoma on Saturday night. Something about his day job with the Dallas Cowboys forced him to hit the pillow early in the third quarter.

We believe the New Orleans Saints are among the cream of the NFL crop. That said, the cream could be a flop.

We believe the New Orleans Saints are among the cream of the NFL crop. That said, the cream could be a flop.

ESPN commentator Hannah Storm delivered a passionate soliloquy last weekend, asking the NFL what it stands for when it comes to domestic violence.

And we're off. It's easy to forget how busy Mondays in the fall get around here. In fact, we're going to breakdown our normal Monday question with five options and try to cram the entire weekend into a normal 5-at-10.

NASHVILLE — Once more brought to the ground by an angry and aggressive Dallas Cowboys defense, Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker was subjected to the following critique from a frustrated young fan early in the third quarter of Sunday's 26-10 loss at LP Field: "You're ruining everything, Locker."

The University of Tennessee football coaching staff posted the list on the back wall of the school's indoor practice facility a couple of weeks ago. For 10 young men lucky enough to find their student ID numbers on that list, it was Christmas in September.

  • Sept. 14th, 2014  |
  • By Staff Writer

Mailbag: At what point do you start to gather your vulchers over Russ Huesman. What you always said about Cuonzo Martin in Knoxville was his team grossly underachieved. He couldn't recruit and you didn't like his in-game decisions and adjustments. I'm not certain if you signed any petition but you certainly were out front beating the drum for his ouster.

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