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Don Shula Dolphins Legendary Coach Dies at Age 90

Don Shula’s 1972 undefeated Dolphins team visits president Barack Obama at the White House. Shula (pictured in the front right) coached the Dolphins for 26 seasons. (Miami Dolphins)

Joshua Gearhart, Reporter

May 11, 2020

The Miami Dolphins legendary coach, Don Shula, passed away at the age of 90 on Monday May 4th.  His death was unrelated to the coronavirus pandemic and was rather just simply linked to old age. Don Shula was truly a legend within the Miami Dolphins organization; when he was at the helm in the 70...

New England TE Gronkowski Unretires, Traded to Tampa Bay to Reunite with Tom Brady

An ABC6 reporter interviews Rob Gronkowski during the 2011 season.  Gronkowski averaged 15.1 yards per catch and scored 79 touchdowns during his nine seasons with the New England Patriots.  (Bill Littlefield/Only A Game/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Tanner Waxman, Reporter

April 22, 2020

Robert “Gronk” Gronkowski has officially returned to the NFL after previously retiring. It was announced not only was he unretiring, but the New England Patriots traded Gronkowski and a 2020 seventh draft pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a fourth round pick. Yahoo News previously repor...

Ex-NFL Quarterback Tavaris Jackson Dies in Car Crash

Tanner Waxman, Reporter

April 15, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Tavaris Jackson died in a car crash on April 12th. Jackson was 36, leaving behind his mother Sasanque Jackson Scott.  Jackson, along with Michael Vick, and Randall Cunningham, were stepping stones to the transition to mobile quarterbacks that have swept into prominence in t...

Face Off hockey podcast launches

The Hershey Trojans celebrate a goal against Cumberland Valley on December 1 at Klick Lewis Arena. The Trojans won by 9 goals against CV to put them at 7 wins, 1 tie, and 2 losses. (Broadcaster/Elaina Joyner)

Robert Sterner, Advisor

March 19, 2020

By: Robert Sterner, Advisor The Broadcaster is happy to announce the launch of a new sports podcast: Face Off.  Hosted by Broadcaster reporter Josh Gearhart, Face Off focuses on hockey. The first episode, which is available to stream below or on Apple Podcasts, covers how coronavirus/COVID-19...

Tom Brady leaves New England for free agency

Tom Brady leaves New England for free agency

Dan Hogan, Reporter

March 17, 2020

By: Dan Hogan Quarterback Tom Brady announced on social media Tuesday morning that he would not be returning to the New England Patriots for the upcoming NFL season.  Brady did not specify what team he will be signing with in the future. He enters the open market on Wednesday but can reach an agree...

Editorial: The Washington Redskins Need to Change Their Name

Washington Redskins helmet is worn by team quarterback, Kevin Hogan. Showing off the Redskins logo, team owner Daniel Snyder went to the Supreme Court on June 19, 2017, for complaints about the racist logo and name. (Keith Allison /CC BY-SA 2.0)

Katherine Clark, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018

The NFL Washington Redskins must change their name. While many find the Washington Redskins’ logo and name racist, this topic of conversation is one that NFL lovers avoid. Being such a controversial discussion all across the nation, many views on the name argue as to why it should be changed...

Kaepernick’s case for collusion

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

November 8, 2017

“To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way.” Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the playing of the national anthem began in August 2016. This protest, according to the veteran quarterback, was to bring awareness to the injustices African American...

First Female Football Broadcaster Since 1987

Beth Mowins poses for a picture for the ESPN Media Zone Biography page. Mowins was recently named the first female to play-by-play announce a nationally televised NFL game. (ESPN Media Zone)

Kate Sinz, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins is breaking the typical mold of a National Football League (NFL) sports announcer simply by being a female. While she is not the first female to actually commentate a NFL game, she is the first female to commentate a game that is nationally televised. Mowins recent...

Johnny Manziel Could Be Making a Return to the NFL

On Nov. 17, 2012, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel rolls out to throw a touchdown pass during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Sam Houston State in College Station, Texas. Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy when the award was presented the next Saturday night. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel, File)

Evan Spinney, Reporter

April 5, 2017

Johnny Manziel could be making his own life come back from partying, alcohol, rehab, and abuse to make another appearance in the National Football League. The Texas A&M University graduate, formerly known as “Johnny Football,” has not played in the NFL since the 2015 season. Manziel played...

Tumultuous 2016-17 NFL Season Concludes with Super Bowl LI

Alex Elchev, Reporter

February 23, 2017

From mounting rivalries to disappointing conclusions, the 2016-17 NFL season had its ups and its downs. The season featured intriguing storylines around the league, from the emergence of Dallas  Cowboys rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, to Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan’s transformati...

Federal Court Reinstates Brady’s DeflateGate Suspension

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady looks for an open receiver during a playoff game against the Denver Broncos, on January 24, 2016. Brady was recently suspended for the first four games of the 2016 NFL season. (AP Images)

May 4, 2016

By: Joel Neuschwander A saga which began over a year ago has taken its latest turn. On Monday, April 25, 2016, a federal appeals court ruled that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension for “DeflateGate.” The incident happened in the 2015 AFC Championshi...

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