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FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016

Fantasty Football?

Did I miss it? Did DFO launch a Hucks Online League again? My son, the former high school kicker, cleaned up in his league last year and won $700. Do you play Fantasy Football?

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015

Judge ok's NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. The NFL expects 6,000 of nearly 20,000 retired players to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or moderate dementia someday.

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24, 2014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Running back Marshawn Lynch rushed for Seattle playoff-record 140 yards. (Associated Press)

The Saints went marching out 

SEATTLE – Rain fell. Wind blew. And the Saints came marching in, hoping for a little revenge and a spot in the NFC championship game. When it finally ended, though, it was the Seahawks who were marching on to within a game of the Super...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013

Aaron Hernandez, who was cut by the Patriots after being charged with murder, is one of 37 NFL players to be arrested this year. (Associated Press)

Boys will be boys? 

Aaron Hernandez, who was cut by the Patriots after being charged with murder, is one of 37 NFL players to be arrested this year. It was a startling two days for the image-conscious NFL. On Wednesday last week, in Massachusetts, tight end Aaron Hernandez of...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013

Butt slap sends NFL player to jail 

Chad Johnson will serve a 30-day jail sentence after his probation hearing went awry Monday. The former NFL star reportedly annoyed the presiding judge by slapping his lawyer's rear end while a plea deal was being negotiated. According to TMZ, Johnson, who violated probation earlier...

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MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013

Ex-NFL Star Walker Signs Autographs 

Former NFL player Herschel Walker signs Paul Kelly's shirt Saturday before the start of the 19th Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America starting at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. The 2100 mile ride to Tempe, Arizona will benefit Victory Junction, a North Carolina camp for children...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012

Ex-Vandal Iupati Wows NFL Pros

On a 10-yard, fourth-quarter run by Kendall Hunter in last week’s win over Seattle, Mike Iupati pulled from his left-guard position, sprinted right into the second level and ran over Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner to pave the path for Hunter. On the NFL Network telecast,...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012

NFL Reaches Settlement With Refs 

The NFL’s regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn’t have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans. After two days of marathon negotiations — and mounting frustration across the league and among its fans — the NFL and the officials’ union announced...

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MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012

Idaho Joins Kramer HOF Effort 

Members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio are among the most elite, recognizable and honored athletes of their time. They have been rewarded for their skill and dedication to the game, but the roster of Hall of Fame legends remains incomplete...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012

Bounty Scandal Leads To Suspensions 

The NFL imposed some of the most severe penalties in pro football history Wednesday when Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended three New Orleans Saints coaches and the team’s general manager for operating and tolerating a bounty system that paid players for hits that injured opponents. But...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

Farris Is Rawest Of Raw Candidates 

Democrats are putting their faith in a 33-year-old candidate for 1st District Congress who has cast just one ballot in his lifetime — for Barack Obama. “Oh, that’ll help him inIdaho,” snickered Jim Weatherby, the emeritus professor at Boise State who graduated from Lewiston High...

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MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2011

Tofflemire Paid Price To Play In NFL 

In his Sunday column, John Blanchette/SR discussed the ultimate price that former, indestructible Post Falls Trojan star Joe Tofflemire paid to play in the NFL. Tofflemire died last week at his home at age 46. His brother, Paul, and the extended family weren't surprised as...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2011

Leaf Handles Addiction, Recovery 

Ryan Leaf has set a lot of records for Washington State University. Even though the Cougars barely lost at the '97 Rose Bowl, Leaf's success as quarterback prompted him to leave WSU and become a first-round draft pick in the NFL. He bombed, was booed...

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MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011

NFL Teams Unanimously OK Deal 

The NFL Players Association executive board and 32 team reps have voted unanimously to approve the terms of a deal to the end the 4-1/2-month lockout. Owners overwhelmingly approved a proposal last week, but some unresolved issues still needed to be reviewed to satisfy players;...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 29, 2010

Sidelined Vikings QB Brett Favre showed his emotions at a postgame press conference. (Associated Press)

Favre fined $50K 13 

NEW YORK – Brett Favre has been fined $50,000 by the NFL for a "failure to cooperate" with the investigation into allegations he sent inappropriate messages and lewd photos to former New York Jets game-day hostess Jenn Sterger. The league said Commissioner Roger Goodell "could...

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MONDAY, NOV. 29, 2010

THURSDAY, OCT. 21, 2010

MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2010

Minnesota’s Benny Sapp tackles Dallas’ Marion Barber during the first half. Barber ran eight times for 14 yards. (Associated Press)

Favre: This is what I came back for 

Minnesota’s Benny Sapp tackles Dallas’ Marion Barber during the first half. Barber ran eight times for 14 yards.MINNEAPOLIS – “This is what I came back for.”For the adrenaline rush. For the in-your-face touchdown. For another shot at the Super Bowl.Brett Favre wanted all of it,...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 29, 2009

Associated Press Bears WR Devin Aromashodu is mobbed after his game-winning TD. (Associated Press)

Bears Beat Vikings 16 

Associated Press Bears WR Devin Aromashodu is mobbed after his game-winning TD.Most have been a sad day in the KageMann household as the Bears rallied for a TD in overtime play.CHICAGO – Brett Favre cranked up and made one more impossible throw, zinging a touchdown...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 2009

Idaho Will Be Represented In Super Bowl 

Item: NFL remains strong with Idaho ties/Idaho StatesmanMore Info: Former Boise State standout Quintin Mikell will be in the Eagles' starting lineup. Mikell, a safety, had a breakout season with Philadelphia. He had 93 tackles, two sacks and two fumbles in the regular season, after...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.