Posts Tagged Football

Obama presents Navy with football trophy, again

President Barack Obama applauds as he presents the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team, Friday, April 18, 2014, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Navy finished the 2013 season with a 9-4 record, winning the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy for the ninth time in the last 11 years. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well.

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Strong makes Texas debut with spring scrimmage

In this Jan. 6, 2014 file photo, Charlie Strong answers questions during a news conference where he was introduced as the new Texas football coach in Austin, Texas. For the first time since 1997, the Texas Longhorns will suit up for a game without Mack Brown on the sideline.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For the first time since 1997, the Texas Longhorns will suit up for a game without Mack Brown on the sideline.

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Saints bring back WR Meachem

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.

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Carl Pelini says AD’s agenda led to firing at FAU

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Carl Pelini said Friday during a radio interview that his firing at Florida Atlantic last year was unjustified and the result of a new athletic director who wanted to hire his own football coach.

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NDSU receiver Ryan Smith signs with CFL team

In this Jan. 4, 2014 file photo, North Dakota State's Ryan Smith (4) is seen during of the FCS championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas. The former Wahpeton High School and NDSU standout is continuing his career north of the border. It was announced Monday, April 14, 2014, that Smith, a 5-foot-7, 175-pound receiver signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Details of the contract weren’t released. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Former Wahpeton High School and North Dakota State University football standout Ryan Smith is continuing his career north of the border.

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