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Good news for the Eagles: Their next two foes are the NFL’s latest, biggest embarrassments

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First up, this Monday night, are the Washington Commanders, who are 4-5, which is the best thing anyone can say about them. At the moment, the Commanders are subjects of a criminal investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Virginia for allegedly engaging in deceptive business practices. Those crooked practices presumably included any occasion that a team employee publicly referred to the Commanders as a "competent NFL franchise" or a "lovely and enlightened place to work." The revelation of the investigation came on the heels of a major investigative piece by ESPN reaffirming that the team’s owner, Daniel Snyder, might actually be the end result of a computer-reanimation experiment that combined the genes and personalities of Donald Trump, George Costanza, and Matt Lauer into a single sentient being: a paranoid, power-mad, skirt-peeking creep.

Mac Engel: Jimmy Johnson makes it clear, he would like to see the Cowboys in the Super Bowl

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FORT WORTH, Texas — There are countless theories and half-truths that exist about the 1990s Dallas Cowboys, starting and ending with a friendship that can’t quite be defined, yet remains inexplicably fascinating. From his home in the Florida Keys, one half of the Jimmy/Jerry duo sounds as if he is in a wonderful place, not only geographically but with his entire life. Jimmy Johnson does want to clear up one misconception, and put to rest a fan/media theory that has only grown over these last few decades. There is the theory that Jimmy Johnson does not want to see the Dallas Cowboys succeed, certainly not win a Super Bowl; that he privately takes joy in the fact that team under Jerry Jones has not won a Super Bowl with a team that he built. "No, that’s not true," Johnson said Tuesday in a phone interview. "The Dallas Cowboys are a big part of my career, and I want them to be successful.

Kansas State football transfer Drake Cheatum making his mark as a Power Five safety

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Arne Green Topeka Capital-Journal MANHATTAN — When Kansas State's coaches recruited Reggie Stubblefield last year as a Prairie View A&M graduate transfer, Drake Cheatum wasn't even on their radar. Now, thanks in part to Stubblefield, he is the Wildcats' starting free safety. "Reg knows a lot of people," K-State coach Chris Klieman said with a smile. "Reggie knows some people and I think Reggie put us on him." Good thing, too, because Cheatum, a 5-foot-10, 191-pound super-senior from Mesquite, Texas, stepped right into a Wildcat secondary that lost all three starting safeties from last year. He has started all five games for the Wildcats (4-1, 2-0 Big 12), who travel to Ames, Iowa, for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff Saturday against Iowa State (3-2, 0-2). "Drake entered the transfer portal looking for some of the same opportunities and experiences that I got with playing on a bigger level and atmosphere of college football," said Stubblefield, who currently teaches and coaches football at Sam Houston High School in his hometown of Arlington, Texas. "He earned that through his great career at Prairie View A&M University, where he was phenomenal as a student and athlete.

Friday Football Flashback

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2011 K-State vs. University of Kansas Football (second half).

Kansas State Wildcats create new NIL collective to help support entire football team

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Kansas State football players are ready to take a more hands-on approach when it comes to their name, image and likeness marketing opportunities. Starting in July, up to 1,000 fans will be able to purchase a membership to the Manhattan NIL Club, a new collective created by members of the K-State football team designed to support, well, the K-State football team. The goal is to share all proceeds equally among every single player who chooses to participate in the program. You can watch NFL Live Online easily in USA apart from cable by getting the NFL Game Pass. Problem is the game pass is expensive especially if you’re interested in watching the whole season. However, with PureVPN you can access more affordable options..

K-State Q&A: Big 12 football, NIL and offseason grades for Chris Klieman, Jerome Tang

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Football predictions. Basketball hot takes. Hilarious jokes about Oklahoma and Texas. Normally this mailbag would be swarming with all of those things. Alas, we are entering the slowest time of year for college sports. Outside of recruiting, there isn’t much going on in EMAW country right now. With that in mind, I’m going to lead off this week’s mailbag with some thoughts on the exciting topic of ... new potential scheduling models for the Big 12. This story is a subscriber exclusive Hopefully my upcoming analysis is more entertaining than a preview for the Grand Nationals of Sandcastle Building. NBC is televising the Rugby World Cup in 2023. You need a TV provider (eg Sling TV, DirecTV or DISH) to watch the Rugby World Cup live broadcast.

Jerome Tang must explore new transfer options after K-State misses on Antoine Davis

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A few weeks ago, the Kansas State men’s basketball team hosted Antoine Davis on a recruiting trip and the coveted transfer from Detroit had nothing but good things to say about the Wildcats.

Kansas State Wildcats land four football transfers during loaded recruiting weekend

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It was a wildly productive recruiting weekend for the Kansas State football team. Wildcats coach Chris Klieman hosted a handful of transfers on recruiting visits and wasted no time picking up commitments from four prospects who will arrive on campus ready to help K-State next season.

Kansas State Wildcats land four football transfers during loaded recruiting weekend

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It was a wildly productive recruiting weekend for the Kansas State football team. Wildcats coach Chris Klieman hosted a handful of transfers on recruiting visits and wasted no time picking up commitments from four prospects who will arrive on campus ready to help K-State next season.