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With Madden Exit, Less BOOM! in NFL

(Newser) - John Madden’s outsize presence in the world of football will be hard to fill, Alex Marvez writes for Fox Sports. Personality aside, the Hall of Fame coach—who announced his retirement today—was meticulous about preparing for his TV commentary. “Madden made football fun for the casual fan... More »

Green Bay, Uncertain Future Await Reinstated Favre

'Retired' QB will report to Green Bay tomorrow

(Newser) - On-again-off-again NFL retiree Brett Favre will report to Packers camp tomorrow, when the team is expected to decide whether to welcome him back, trade him, or pay him to go away, ESPN reports. The NFL will reinstate the indecisive QB, who will go on Green Bay's active roster, but commissioner... More »

Ex-49er Coach Bill Walsh Dies

Super Bowl chief and quarterback kingmaker was Frisco's coach of the 80s'

(Newser) - Bill Walsh, the coach who led the San Francisco 49ers to three Super Bowl championships in the 1980s, died of leukemia yesterday at the age of 75. During his decade-long tenure, Walsh won six National Football Conference division titles, transforming a club that had won only 10 games in 1987... More »

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