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Joe Schoen is Giants’ long-awaited agent of change

He looked and sounded straight out of central casting, and for a franchise and a fan base that for most of the past decade has endured pure hell, Joe Schoen represents heaven-sent hope to bring Big Blue back. No Ordinary Joe. He came off as adverti..

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Giants interview Patrick Graham as head-coaching search marches on

As the introductory press conference for general manager Joe Schoen was cranking up in the team’s field house, one interested spectator stood near the back. Patrick Graham, the Giants’ defensive coordinator, was on the scene Wednesday, wearing jeans ..

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Joe Schoen lays out clear philosophy as Giants GM: ‘Find solutions’

Cut through all the words and the messaging and the specifics of what Joe Schoen intends to change and instill in the Giants and it comes down to this: “We can all talk about what the problems are,’’ Schoen said Wednesday, his very big day. “Our job..

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Tigers to face new challenges in return to 3A

(Editor’s Note: This is the third of a six-part feature series highlighting the 2022 football schedules for the schools of Covington County.) With a move back into familiar territory, Straughn wants to continue its recent success as the program aims..

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Bobcats, Tigers draw split in county basketball action

A top ten county matchup finished with a split in a pair of varsity basketball games Monday night as Opp won twice before Red Level averted the sweep. The varsity boys’ contest came down to the wire as the Tigers (19-6) held off a late surge by the ..

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Unheralded defense lifts Bengals into AFC Championship

The Bengals’ resurgence this season has been led by offensive stars Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase. On Saturday, however, they were merely the supporting actors for a Cincinnati defense coached by a Staten Island native and featuring a lot of players m..

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Evan McPherson’s FG as time expires propels Bengals into AFC title game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maybe, just maybe, these young Cincinnati Bengals really are that good. Especially with the way they keep ending postseason droughts. And with their latest victory putting them in the franchise’s first AFC championship game i..

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Brian Flores isn’t perfect choice, but should be next Giants’ coach

If you want Brian Flores as the next head coach of the New York Football Giants, the bad news is that he is not a perfect candidate. The good news is that nobody else is either. If former Giants assistant Sean Payton somehow made himself a free age..

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Eagles eye building on foundation set in 2021

After last year’s seniors laid the groundwork, Pleasant Home hopes to continue working hard and carry that momentum into the 2022 football season. The Eagles stay in Class 1A but move from Region 1 to Region 2 and will now join eight other teams in ..

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Wildcats will compete in nine-team Region 2

(Editor’s Note: This is the first of a six-part feature series highlighting the 2022 football schedules for the schools of Covington County.) With a larger region than years past, Florala is looking forward to building up experience from last year’s..

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Jaguars linebacker Lerentee McCray arrested after high-speed chase

Lerentee McCray was arrested after after leading police on a high-speed chase on Sunday.Lake County Sheriff's Office Lerentee McCray, a linebacker on the Jacksonville Jaguars, was arrested in Florida over the weekend following a high speed purs..

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Aaron Rodgers’ impeccable resume needs legacy-boosting second ring

Aaron Rodgers’ greatness is undeniable. His résumé is impeccable. It’s littered with personal accomplishments — three league MVP honors (about to be four when this year’s award is announced), numerous regular-season and playoff records, nine-figure..

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