Duff here. Once again, Mom had an Important Thing to Do that did not include Me. Mostly because She was going to a Restaurant to enjoy a meal with Friends. Did You know The Powers That be won’t allow a Canine in the facility? Something about mixing Dogs and Food. I mean really! So She…

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White haired Jimmy Johnson is well known as a FOX NFL Sunday football analyst, working alongside Curt Menefee, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Michael Strahan. But his story didn’t begin there. Jimmy began as an assistant coach in college football in 1965, eventually becoming a head coach at Oklahoma State University in 1970. While there,…

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It’s a few games into the season. Some teams have yet to win a game. Players on these teams are less and less confident in their skills and abilities. And it shows in their playing. Coaches wonder if they should throw up their hands and begin to plan for the next year. Fans are disgruntled.…

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Long ago, Joe Thomas earned the title of NFL Iron Man. He has never missed a game since the Cleveland Browns made him the third pick in 2007. In fact, this 11th year man out of Wisconsin who plays center, has never missed a play in starting all 161 games of his career. He has…

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At the end of last year’s season, the reality of the situation in Cleveland was that the Browns had holes all over their roster — despite having 14 picks in the 2016 NFL Draft — and they were still a long way away from being able to compete in the AFC North. The offensive line…

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It’s Rockport, Texas after Hurricane Harvey. The small town was desolated. In the words of a young football player, “It looks like a bomb went off.” The Rockport- Fulton Pirates looked out of their homes and nothing looked familiar. Homes were gone. Streets torn up. Trees strewn across lawns and highways. Landmarks whisked away. It…

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Hurricane Harvey came and went. But JJ Watt, All Pro defensive end for the Houston Texans, never got stuck. Even before the disaster, this 6’5″ behemoth was arguably the most beloved athlete in Texas. He has stuck with a team that tries hard to reach the NFL playoffs, but they are thwarted every year. He…

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