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The Penn State football teams freshman class for 2018, including five-star recruit Micah Parsons, were introduced to the crowd at Beaver Stadium prior to the annual Blue White game on April 21.  Parson was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.  (Penn State/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

From the Keystone State to the Lone Star state, Harrisburg and PSU alum Micah Parsons destined for NFL stardom

Joshua Gearhart , Sports Editor May 18, 2021

On the night of April 29th local football star, Micah Parsons, was only one phone call away from all his dreams becoming reality. Every young football player has aspirations of playing in the NFL, and...

Aaron Rogers, 12, leads his team onto the field before the NFC Championship matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.  Rogers is contemplating retirement.  (Green Bay Packers)

Aaron Rodgers considering retirement unless Packers repair situation

Dan Hogan, Sports Editor May 7, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Aaron Rodgers considering retirement unless Packers repair situation Green Bay MVP Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is now considering retirement if Packers don’t repair the situation “to...

Photo by Erik Drost/CC BY 2.0

HHS Broadcaster grades NFL 2021 Draft

Benji Keeler, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 6, 2021

Every year NFL teams look to the future and gamble on a handful of college prospects to make their franchise’s dreams come true: win the Super Bowl.  The 2021 draft has both blue chip “can’t miss”...

Trevor Lawrence calls out a play.  Lawrence is the consensus #1 pick for the NFL draft. ( BY-NC-ND 2.0)

HHS Broadcaster 2021 NFL Mock Draft

Benji Keeler, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 26, 2021

After seeing the big signings and trades in free agency, it’s time to look towards the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft takes place on April 29th, and gives NFL teams the opportunity to take the best college...

The Miami coaching staff studies the prospects at the Senior Bowl practice in Mobile, Alabama.  Miami executed a pair of trades including trading down to net a number of picks this year and in future drafts. (Miami Dolphins)

Breaking: Miami Dolphins make two huge NFL Draft trades 

Benji Keeler, A&E Editor March 26, 2021

The 2021 NFL Draft is only five weeks away, and the Miami Dolphins have made a pair of huge moves to secure their future. The Dolphins traded the 3rd overall pick in the draft, acquired from a trade...

Photo by: Tim Reckmann/CC BY 2.0

Explainer: What is the NFL Salary Cap, and how does it work?

Joshua Gearhart, Sports Editor March 25, 2021

The NFL (National Football League) has been buzzing lately with numerous contact extensions, trade acquisitions, and contract restructurings. In fact, on Wednesday March 10th, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...

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)

Don Shula Dolphins Legendary Coach Dies at Age 90

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...

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)

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

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...

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,...

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)

Face Off hockey podcast launches

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...

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...

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)

Editorial: The Washington Redskins Need to Change Their Name

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...

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