Topic: Football

Sachan ’22: The AAF is changing the game of football

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Sachan ’22: The AAF is changing the game of football

March 4, 2019 0 comments

CFL. USFL. PPF. IFL. If you’re anything like the vast majority of Americans, these acronyms mean nothing to you.

Klein ’20: Super Bowl preview

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Klein ’20: Super Bowl preview

February 1, 2019 0 comments

The Los Angeles Rams will take on the mighty New England Patriots in the Super Bowl this Sunday. This marks the third consecutive Super Bowl appearance for the Pats, who continue to dominate the AFC, maintaining their powerhouse status.

Sachan ’22: How can the NFL improve the Pro Bowl?

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Sachan ’22: How can the NFL improve the Pro Bowl?

January 27, 2019 0 comments

The National Football League postseason is the highlight of the year for football enthusiasts. The best teams in the league play tough playoff football. Every game is an elimination game, and each week the matchups get more exciting right up until the Super Bowl.

James Perry ’00 was starting quarterback for Brown as an undergraduate and previously served as quarterbacks coach for Bruno from 2007 to 2009.

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James Perry ’00 hired as head football coach

December 4, 2018 0 comments

James Perry ’00 was named the University’s 20th Head Football Coach Monday afternoon. This appointment follows the Nov. 19 departure of former Head Coach Phil Estes, who led the team for 21 seasons, The Herald previously reported.

Phil Estes steps down after 21 seasons as head football coach

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Phil Estes steps down after 21 seasons as head football coach

November 19, 2018 0 comments

Two days after the football team capped a second consecutive season without an Ivy League win, Head Coach Phil Estes stepped down from his position after 21 seasons Monday, according to a press release from Brown Athletics.

Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

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Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

November 18, 2018 0 comments

An international student at Brown once asked me why Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. My first instinct was to mention the pilgrims, but that’s not why most of us celebrate the holiday. At least, not anymore.

Same story, new game: Bears fall again

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Same story, new game: Bears fall again

November 4, 2018 0 comments

Over a century of classic college football has been played in the historic Yale Bowl, but amid swirling wind gusts Saturday, the Bears looked listless in a loss to the Bulldogs.

Sachan ’22: The new NFC East looks much more interesting

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Sachan ’22: The new NFC East looks much more interesting

November 2, 2018 0 comments

Putting together an NFL team is hard. Teams have to navigate a balancing act, deciding whether they can go for a playoff run this year at the cost of future years’ success.

Brown and Penn engaged in a defensive battle in a Nor’easter Saturday, as the Bears’ defense held the Quakers to a scoreless second half.

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Bears stymied by Quakers in muddy matchup at home

October 29, 2018 0 comments

On the rain-soaked and wind-whipped field at Brown Stadium, the football team found itself stuck in the mud in a loss to Penn Saturday.

Klein ’20: There’s hope yet for some of the NFL’s floundering franchises

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Klein ’20: There’s hope yet for some of the NFL’s floundering franchises

October 19, 2018 0 comments

We’re steadily nearing the halfway point of the NFL regular season, and the first part of the year has featured some surprisingly successful teams.