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Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs on October 12, 2013. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Donté Stallworth On NFL’s Readiness For Openly Gay Player: Can The Kid Play Football Or Not?

Donté Stallworth has been making the media rounds lately after being one of the first athletes on Twitter to support Michael Sam, the All-American from Missouri entering the NFL Draft as an openly gay man. He joined Toucher and Rich Wednesday morning.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/12/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

A worker removes snow from the stands before a game at Gillette Stadium on December 16, 2007. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Volin On Toucher & Rich: Boston Super Bowl ‘Not As Crazy As It Sounds’

Patriots owner Robert Kraft wants Gillette Stadium to be the next cold weather stadium to host an outdoor Super Bowl. Governor Deval Patrick is on board, newly appointed Boston mayor Marty Walsh is intrigued and Ben Volin of the Boston Globe says the idea isn’t all that crazy.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/04/2014

A C5 airplane flies over Gillette Stadium during the National Anthem prior to a Patriots game in 2012. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

New England, Philly Among Those Hoping To Host Super Bowl

Now that the first New York/New Jersey Super Bowl was a smashing success for everyone except the Denver Broncos and their fans, NFL owners in other cold-weather cities are sure to be lining up to try to bring the Big Game to their stadiums.

02/03/2014

MetLife Stadium stands behind a Super Bowl sign as the venue is prepared to host Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Super Bowl Still Not Sold Out, Why?

According to a recent report, 18,000 tickets are remaining for the Super Bowl this Sunday. Keep in mind that the capacity for MetLife Stadium is nearly 83,000 people.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/30/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a media press conference. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo On Extra Points: It Ain’t Broke Roger, So Don’t Fix It

Brace yourselves: another possible change to the game we love so much could be coming to the NFL.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/22/2014

Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

10 Questions With Wiggy: Ever Pull A John Tortorella?

Nothing is off limits and everything is on the table when Felger & Massarotti play ’10 Questions With Wiggy’.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/21/2014

Stephen Gostkowski #3 of the New England Patriots kicks an extra point on January 19, 2014. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: NFL Considering Changes To Extra Point

Bill Belichick has said in the past that the extra point after the touchdown is obsolete, with a success rate of nearly automatic. Apparently the NFL is listening, and are examining ways to change it.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/21/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a media press conference. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zolak On Expanding The NFL Playoffs

There seems to be some serious discussion among NFL owners to expand the playoffs to include another wildcard team in each conference – Andy Gresh and Scott Zolak weigh the pros and cons.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/09/2014

Rob Gronkowski suffered a season-ending knee injury after this hit by T.J. Ward of the Cleveland Browns on December 8, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Tony Gonzalez References Rob Gronkowski & Calls On NFL To Change Hits To The Knees

Hall of Fame bound tight end Tony Gonzalez sees everything the NFL is doing to protect players from head injuries, but he believes that more can be done to protect against knee injuries as well.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/27/2013

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