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Tommy Nobis, Star Linebacker and the First Falcon, Dies at 74

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:26:43 GMT

Tommy Nobis in December 1966, during his first season with the Atlanta Falcons. He was their No. 1 pick in their inaugural N.F.L. draft as an expansion team.Nobis, the Atlanta expansion team’s No. 1 pick, had a stellar career playing for a losing franchise. He was cognitively impaired in later years.

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Heisman Trophy Goes to Baker Mayfield, Explosive Oklahoma Quarterback

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 03:33:22 GMT

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was named the winner of the Heisman Trophy on Saturday at a presentation in New York.Mayfield, who started his college career as a walk-on, threw 41 touchdown passes for the Sooners and will play in the College Football Playoff next month.

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Army 14, Navy 13: Kick Is Wide, and Army Beats Navy in the Snow

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:07:11 GMT

Navy’s Bennett Moehring attempted a field goal in the final seconds on Saturday against Army, but missed, giving the Black Knights the victory in Philadelphia.Army won its first Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy since 1996 on Saturday when Navy missed a field-goal attempt on the game’s final play.

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