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Gurley, Tuitt among Sporting News’ Top 25 college players

By Joe Frollo Wed, 06/19/2013 - 2:48pm

Championships aren’t won in June, and preseason hype sometimes fizzles out once teams kick off in the fall.

Still, it’s nice to be recognized on occasion.

Former U.S. National Team standouts Todd Gurley and Stephon Tuitt are among the Sporting News’ Top 25 college football players, announced Wednesday by Matt Hayes.

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Elmore shows it's never too late to start playing football

By Heather Bremer Wed, 06/05/2013 - 9:11am

As a lifelong athlete turning 30 years old, Kristine Elmore was searching for something new, something different and challenging to satisfy her competitive spirit.

What she found was football, and this summer it will carry her all the way to Finland.

Elmore, a safety for New York Sharks, is one of 45 women selected to play for the 2013 U.S. Women’s National Team in football. Team USA will compete June 28 to July 6 in Vantaa, Finland, in the second International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Women’s World Championship.

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David Wilson inspires young running back to try out for U.S. National Team

By Brittany Johnson Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:09am

Like most kids his age, 13-year-old Mehki Reid knows what he wants to be when he grows up.

In fact, he’s known for quite a while.

At 2, Mehki picked up a football for the first time and, according to his mother, he hasn’t put it down since.

“Since he’s literally been able to walk, he’s had a football in his hands,” Darnette Reid said.