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  1. 3 weeks to kickoff: Devin CampbellRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Bull Run

    Freshman : Campbell played 11 games with 3 starts at running back. He had 897 all-purpose yards, running 115 times for 502 yards and 2 TDs and catching 21 receptions for 176 yards and a receiving TD.


  2. Shawn Lemon's tenacity has taken him farRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | SFGate

    He had compiled contacts for the personnel departments of all 32 NFL teams and the well-traveled, often-rejected outside linebacker was, again, unemployed and undaunted. Some teams responded to Lemon's "Will you give me a job?" request with a question: Why isn't your agent making this call for you? They obviously didn't know that resourcefulness was part of Lemon's resume.


  3. Pittsburgh Steelers', former Harrisburg RB Jawon Chisolm gets heavy reps MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | PennLive.com

    The Pittsburgh Steelers' lack of healthy running backs is giving former Harrisburg High School star Jawon Chisolm plenty of reps at training camp. Josh Harris and DeAngelo Williams were out of practice again on Monday, leaving only Dri Archer and Cameron Stingily ahead of Chisolm at running back.


  4. Landry: Long road to Edmonton for Almondo SewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | CFL.ca

    It has to do with football excellence and military precision. It's also about early years in the Caribbean and formative ones in Trenton, New Jersey.


  5. Akron man receives death sentence; 9 hurt in fireworks mishap; Supreme Court upholds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Shawn Ford, 20, was sentenced on Monday to death for killing a New Franklin couple with a sledgehammer. An Akron man was sentenced to death today for the sledgehammer slayings of a prominent New Franklin Township couple.


  6. University of Akron football attendance lowest in nationRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | Ohio.com

    University of Akron receiver Keith Sconiers breaks up an interception by UMass' Randall Jette in a game at InfoCision Stadium in Akron on Nov. 18, 2014. Attendance at University of Akron home football games was the worst in the nation among all 125 NCAA Division I teams.


  7. Akron improves but struggles to deliver winning season, Zips ranked No. 99Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Look back: Akron entered last season riding a wave of momentum. The program was coming off its best season since 2008, including winning its final three games of the year.


  8. Falls celebrates summer at River Square with concerts, festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    "We're ready to go, and we're excited," said Mike Thomas, president of IROK, a local nonprofit made up of members of the city's Oktoberfest and Irish Festival committees. The group was formed to run the concert series, now dubbed the Riverfront Concert Series, after the city re-evaluated the Friday night events.


  9. Shawn Lemon grateful, but ready, for his chance with the Pittsburgh SteelersRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    Outside linebacker Shawn Lemon knows all too well that a football career is difficult to get and even more fleeting once it's obtained. So, as a 26-year-old in his first NFL camp after going undrafted from Akron in 2011, the 6-foot-1, 235-pound Lemon had some advice for the younger players attended rookie mini-camp this weekend with the Pittsburgh Steelers .


  10. Steelers backfield just about running on empty for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    The Steelers had only four halfbacks on their roster and drafted none, so they are looking for a few good men to man the position when they open their 50th Saint Vincent College training camp in July. The search begins today when they welcome their rookies, some first-year players and a gaggle of others trying out for a spot on their 90-man offseason roster.


  11. Class of 2016 storylines: MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Rivals.com

    The Midwest went through a down year talent-wise in 2015, but the 2016 class bounces back with a stronger crop. Here is a look at the top storylines expected to emerge over the next year.


  12. Steelers sign Lemon from StampedersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    According to Mark Kaboly of the Tribune-Review on Monday, the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers have signed defensive end Shawn Lemon to a contract. Last season while with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League, Lemon tied a CFL record with eight forced fumbles and led the Stampeders with 13 sacks.


  13. Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    I know we're all reading tea leaves, but Dick LeBeau's departure--was it all just a matter of timing , or were there certain complaints about his style? Maybe an unwillingness to be more flexible, or to take input from Tomlin? How about bringing along young players? Ray Fittipaldo: I think mostly it had to do with the timing, Joe. Butler's contract was up.


  14. Report: Steelers to sign DE Shawn LemonRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Pittsburgh Steelers will begin to rebuild their defense not through free agency, re-signing current players or the NFL Draft , but by looking north to the CFL for talent. Shawn Lemon, a member of the Grey Cup Champion Calgary Stampeders will sign with the Steelers, according to Scott Mitchell of the Calgary Sun, as well as Sports Illustrated.


  15. Stampeders DE Shawn Lemon heading south to sign with Pittsburgh Steelers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The London Free Press

    Shawn Lemon and the Calgary Stampeders did a number on QB Anthony Calvillo the last two CFL weeks. But next up - Friday in Winnipeg - Lemon & Co.


  16. Former Toronto Argonauts cornerback Jalil Carter signs with Minnesota VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Canada.com

    The defensive back signed with the NFL's Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, just two days after being released by the Toronto Argonauts to pursue options south of the border. The six-foot-one, 205-pound Carter joined the Argos in '12 and appeared in 34 regular-season games, two playoff contests and Toronto's 35-22 win over Calgary in the 100th Grey Cup game in 2012 at Rogers Centre.


  17. Minnesota Vikings Sign CB Jalil Carter To Reserve/Future ContractRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Daily Norseman

    No, in this case, we're referring to cornerback Jalil Carter , who played for the Toronto Argonauts from 2012 to 2014. Jalil Carter was released from his contract with the Argonauts, which left him able to sign with an NFL team.


  18. Vikings Sign CB Jalil CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KOOL 108

    Carter recorded 48 tackles in each of the previous two seasons with the Argos and added a career-best five sacks in 2014. Carter initially signed as an undrafted free agent with the St. Louis Rams where he attended training camp in 2011.


  19. Vikings Ink Cornerback Jalil Carter to Futures ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | TheVikingAge

    Oct 2, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; A Minnesota Vikings helmet sits on the sidelines during warmups prior to the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Green Bay won 42-10.


  20. Steelers set to work out CFL Olb Shawn LemonRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Steelers are looking to address their pass rush this offseason, and they're kicking over stones to find one. Stamps free-agent DE and 13-sack man Shawn Lemon is schedule to work out for #Steelers and #Titans this week.