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Another Very Good ‘Short’ Quarterback Rises From Oklahoma

DENTON, Tex. — When the 2019 college football season begins, the active Football Bowl Subdivision leader in career passing yards will be a small quarterback from an appropriately tiny town who received a single F.B.S. scholarship offer coming out of high school. That North Texas bothered to recruit Mason Fine at all in January 2016…

Suicide, Quarterbacks and the Hilinski Family

IRVINE, Calif. — Ryan Hilinski got the talk in March, two months after his older brother died. “You can walk away,” his parents, Mark and Kym, and eldest brother, Kelly, told him. Deep down, part of them would be relieved if he did. If he were younger, they would have forbidden him to play football…

Defending Kareem Hunt Inquiry, N.F.L. Says It Won’t Pay for Video Evidence

IRVING, Tex. — After more than a week of criticism over its handling of an investigation of another player caught on video assaulting a woman, the N.F.L. on Wednesday doubled down on its policy of refusing to pay for footage or other evidence when investigating off-field conduct. In response to a question at a meeting…