The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big Pines, based in Marshall, Texas, has announced it is shutting down its tackle football program.

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For the first time in more than two decades, Commentator Gary Borders covered a football game. But he wasn't filing a story on deadline. He was showing his journalism students how to function in the press box, minus the whiskey shots downed by the sportswriters of yesteryear.

The Baton Rouge newspaperman who covered LSU football and basketball for 35 years is coming to Shreveport. From Sam King’s beginnings in the mid-50s at the "State-Times" before it merged with "The Advocate," he’d spend night and day hammering out stories. His signature cigar in his mouth. He’s the author of  "Tiger Beat." It’s an illustrated history of LSU’s football and basketball programs through King’s eyes.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain talks football this morning. No, not the NFL, College or even High School football, but American "Soccer" and the U.S. teams phenomenal performances of late.