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The NFL Has Its First Full-Time Female Coach

Buffalo Bills make history with hire of Kathryn Smith

(Newser) - The Buffalo Bills made a power run through a glass ceiling on Wednesday by hiring Kathryn Smith, the first full-time female member of coaching staff in NFL history. Smith, who has worked in the NFL since 2003 and joined the Bills last year as an administrative assistant to head coach... More »

Kids' Football Coach Paralyzed at Team Party

Jonathan Magwood was jumping into foam pit with players

(Newser) - The coach of a youth football team in Georgia might be paralyzed for life after a freak accident at an end-of-season celebration, reports USA Today . Jonathan Magwood, 28, was with his 10-and-under Union City Eagles team at a rec facility when he tried to do a flip from a trampoline... More »

Coach Disbands Football Team Over Grades, Bullying

Entire varsity squad suspended from playing

(Newser) - A high school football coach in Roosevelt, Utah, suspended his entire varsity team—during Homecoming week. After coach Matt Labrum got word that his players were getting poor grades, disrespecting teachers, and that some of them might have been involved in cyber-bullying, he’d had enough. Friday night, Labrum told... More »

Arkansas Axes Coach Petrino Over Motorcycle Babe

Married dad put lover, 25, on college payroll

(Newser) - Arkansas Razorbacks football coach Bobby Petrino has been canned after the married dad of four confessed to having a volleyball-playing lover half his age whom he put on the college payroll. Petrino's secret life came to light following a motorcycle accident earlier this month while he was riding with... More »

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