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  1. Giants vet Steve Weatherford on what powers his punts

    Adam K. Moussa

    NY Giants punter, Steve Weatherford, on what exactly it takes to become an elite punter in ESPN The Magazine's Flexed.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  2. Football journey: Ryan Allen

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When rookie punter Ryan Allen went undrafted and signed a free-agent contract with the Patriots on May 3, he was a longshot to stick. The Patriots had incumbent Zoltan Mesko, and while Allen was a two-time Ray Guy Award winner...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  3. Madrid poised to make things worse for Valencia

    Rob Train

    It's Christmas lottery time in Spain. El Gordo, as it is known, is one of the world's biggest and a tenth of one ticket sets punters back a cool 20 euros. Prohibitive, perhaps, in the throes of the worst economic meltdown since the Spanish Civil War,...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  4. Stoking the fire...

    Chris Rann

    This is a peculiar feeling. The weight of expectation now weighs heavy upon Southampton's shoulders. I'm not sure what the bookies think, but I'm sure many punters' coupons will have an away win down for their trip to Stoke on Saturday. With their...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  5. Sam Martin goes from Pizza Hut to the pros

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Sam Martin received the call every college football player wants in April, one he never totally expected. He's a punter, after all, and punters are at best a once-a-decade draft proposition for teams. So the feeling he had ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  6. Swiss club FC Luzern want to hire 'sexy dancers' to pull crowds i...

    Chris Wright

    Swiss side FC Luzern have made a decent start to the season so far, winning thrice and drawing twice in their opening five fixtures. However, it would appear that maintaining an unbeaten streak hasn't proved enough to pull in the punters, with owner ...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  7. Season tests Schellas Hyndman's endurance

    Josh Turnbuckle

    I would assume that somewhere along the way you've seen the now infamous video of then Dallas Cowboys punter Mike Saxson administrating a swift kick to Schellas Hyndman's most sensitive of areas. Saxson looks so hesitant as he swings and connects, bu...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  8. POTW: Crystal Lake South's Brad Walovitch

    Scott Powers

    Crystal Lake South senior Brad Walovitch needs a good nickname. Right now, his teammates just call him Wally. But when you're the team's starting kicker, punter, kick returner, punt returner, wide receiver and defensive back like Walovitch is for...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  9. North Mesquite gets a kick from its 3-0 start

    Randy Jennings

    North Mesquite is 3-0 for the first time 2002, and there are plenty of reasons for the Stallions' quick start. Coach Mike Robinson points out that often-overlooked special teams play has been excellent. Punter Farid Olalde has backed opponent...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  10. 2011 NFL Draft: Morgan State's Kemar Scarlett is hoping to break ...

    Scott Ostler

    In the NFL Draft issue of ESPN The Magazine, Scott Ostler writes that Morgan State's Kemar Scarlett is trying to break the mold in the NFL, where black kickers are virtually nonexistent.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  11. Early Influence: Pat McAfee

    Paul Kuharsky

    Before training camps kick off, a number of players and some coaches will pay tribute to people who helped them make it to the NFL as part of the AFC South Blog's summer series: "Early Influence." Pat McAfee, Colts punter "Like any of us who ar...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  12. Nebraska's special teams key to Big 12 title game

    David Ubben

    Swinging a mean pitching wedge along with a previous soccer career has helped make Alex Henery develop into one of Nebraska's biggest weapons. Henery is one of the rarest of all species in college football -- a combination kicker and punter who is...

    Blog | December 04, 2009