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Ravens QB to Play Johnny Unitas in Biopic

Joe Flacco will appear in championship-victory scenes

(Newser) - Joe Flacco, method actor? The Baltimore Ravens quarterback has agreed to play late football great Johnny Unitas in the upcoming film Unitas We Stand, reports the Baltimore Sun . Flacco will appear in the closing scenes showing the Colts' 1958 championship victory. "A lot of the way Joe plays and... More »

Meet the New Highest-Paid Player in NFL History

Ravens QB Joe Flacco will get $120.6M over six years

(Newser) - Before this year's playoffs, Joe Flacco had the reputation of being an under-appreciated underdog. Funny what a Super Bowl ring and an MVP trophy can do: The Ravens quarterback has agreed to a $120.6 million contract over six years that will make him the highest-paid player in NFL... More »

CBS May Be in Trouble for Flacco F-Bomb

Parents Television Council wants FCC to investigate

(Newser) - Another Super Bowl will be investigated by the FCC—not for a wardrobe malfunction this time, but for an F-bomb. While celebrating last night's win, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco appeared to say, "This is f---ing awesome," Politico reports. Another player apparently said, "Holy shit."... More »

Most Underpaid Athletes

Even LeBron James makes the list—relatively speaking, of course

(Newser) - If you set aside the fact that even the minimum-earning NBA player ($457,558) is still in the top 1% of American earners, you can appreciate that some sports standouts are relatively underpaid. Yahoo! Sports lists some of the biggies:
  • Tim Lincecum, MLB, San Francisco Giants: Though he’s set
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3 in a Row for Appalachian State

Mountaineers down Delaware to become first three-peat Division I-AA champs

(Newser) - Appalachian State made history last night by sealing their third straight Division I-AA championship with a 49-21 victory over Delaware, AP reports. The defending champions controlled the pulse of the game from the outset, getting lucky calls and making skillful plays to keep the No. 13 Fightin' Blue Hens from... More »

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