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Bears to battle URI in Saturday night game

After dropping its Ivy League opener to Harvard last Friday in a disappointing, rain-soaked drubbing, the football team will be back at Brown Stadium under the lights Saturday for the Governor's Cup. In last year's first-ever night game in the stadium's 86-year history, the Bears (1-1, 0-1 Ivy League) ...


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Ivy season kicks off tonight at Harvard

One year ago, more than 17,360 fans came to Brown Stadium to witness the football team take down the Harvard Crimson 29-14 at the stadium's first-ever night game. This year, the matchup moves 60 miles north to Cambridge, where the two sides are set to kick off their conference schedules under the lights ...


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New study aims to tackle concussions

During a professional football lockout that was marred by name-calling, stubbornness and greed earlier this year, the only thing the owners and players could agree on was that football needs to be safer. Both the short- and long-term effects of head injuries have hung over the league during the past ...


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Four alums fight their way onto NFL practice squads

It's fourth-and-goal. You're down by five with just 10 seconds left on the clock. Eleven enormous and entirely imaginary men stand between you and the freshly raked pile of leaves signifying your makeshift end zone. Super Bowl glory is yours for the taking.


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Offense gets boost from returning seniors in 2011

The football team will welcome back a number of familiar faces to the gridiron on the offensive side of the ball in 2011. For three of those players, their classmates will have already shaken President Ruth Simmons' hand, received their degrees and entered the post-Brunonian world. Because of injuries ...


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Tounkara '11 tearing it up on gridiron

Going into the 2010 football season, one of the biggest concerns for the Bears was at the wide receiver position — who would step up to fill the shoes of the prolific duo of Buddy Farnham '10 and Bobby Sewall '10? On the first offensive play of the year, Alex Tounkara '11 helped answer the question ...


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Rejuvenated Big Green pose next threat to 4th-place Bears

After starting off strong with three consecutive wins in Ivy League play, the football team has lost two weeks in a row and now seems all but out of the race for a conference title. But for the fourth-place Bears (4-4, 3-2 Ivy League), there is still much to play for, and the squad will look to bounce ...


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Bears and Bulldogs set to square off this weekend

After a deflating loss at the University of Pennsylvania, the football team (4-3, 3-1 Ivy League) returns home for a crucial matchup against the Yale Bulldogs (5-2, 3-1 Ivy) on Saturday. The loss to the Quakers left Brown in a three-way tie for second place with Yale and Harvard. With only three games ...


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Football drops battle of Ivy unbeatens

The football team (4-3, 3-1 Ivy League) was unable to contain No. 21 Penn (6-1, 4-0) Saturday, as the Quakers' offense rushed for 321 yards to lead the defending Ivy champions to a 24-7 victory. The teams entered the game tied for first place in the Ivy League, and the win puts Penn alone atop the table. ...


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Football looks to stay undefeated in Philly

The remaining unbeatens in Ivy League football will square off Saturday when Brown (4-2, 3-0) and No. 21 Penn (5-1, 3-0) meet at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The two sides are tied atop the league standings, and Saturday's winner will claim the outright lead in the conference with only three games ...





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