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Falcons Move to Trade Vick

Imprisoned QB's contract extends until 2013

(Newser) - The Falcons are looking to trade Michael Vick, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. His contract runs through 2013 and includes a base salary of $9 million, sweetened with a $6.43 million 2009 bonus. But with Vick in prison on dogfighting charges and rookie Matt Ryan having led the team to... More »

Behold the Mighty Medicine Ball

Weighty exercise aid goes back a lot longer than you'd think

(Newser) - The thunk of a medicine ball may evoke images of football players doing strength and resistance training, but its history reaches far beyond the advent of modern fitness regimens. ESPN the Magazine chronicles the medicine ball through the ages, from gladiators' workouts to Renaissance medical texts to the earliest days... More »

BC Extends Bowl Winning Streak

Mistake-prone Michigan State falls to Eagles 24-21

(Newser) - Boston College, bitten by the curse of the No. 2 ranking earlier in the season, closed out its first 11-win season since 1940 with a 24-21 victory over Michigan State in the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, reports the AP. Quarterback Matt Ryan capped a brilliant college career with three... More »

Hokies Are ACC Champs

Two-headed quarterback upstages BC's Matt Ryan as Tech wins, 30-16

(Newser) - Virginia Tech avenged an earlier 14-10 loss to Boston College, winning the rematch—and ACC championship—30-16. Sean Glennon, one of its quarterbacks, threw for three touchdowns; Tyrod Taylor, the other, had a key first-down scramble on the game-winning drive. The Hokies are assured a berth in the Orange Bowl... More »

Florida State Picks off BC's BCS Hopes

Field is soggy, Eagles sloppy in first loss, 27-17 to Seminoles

(Newser) - Second-ranked Boston College fell to the Florida State Seminoles last night, the 27-17 defeat breaking their home win streak and dashing hopes of a national title, reports the Boston Herald. Quarterback Matt Ryan hurt his Heisman chances by throwing three devastating interceptions and failing to lead his team to the... More »

BC Pulls Off 'Best Win Ever' Over VT, 14-10

No. 2 Eagles soar over No. 8 Hokies in last-second comeback

(Newser) - Boston College Quarterback Matt Ryan led his team back to victory last night with a clutch pass that might also have clinched his chance at the Heisman Trophy, reports the Boston Globe. Trailing 10-7 and on the run with 11 seconds left, Ryan threw on the run to hook up... More »

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