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23 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Group: Arkansas State should keep religious symbol

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.

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Monday | Fox News

STARNES: Attorney says Arkansas State University broke law by banning crosses on football helmets

Memorial decals seen on the helmets of the Arkansas State team before a game with Montana State earlier this year. Arkansas State University violated the law when they ordered football players to either remove or modify crosses they had affixed to their helmets, a prominent religious liberty law firm alleges.

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Monday | TheBlaze.com

College Football Player Fights Back Against Atheists and His...

An Arkansas State University football player is fighting back after officials reportedly forced players to remove a cross decal they placed on their helmets in memory of deceased team members. Atheist activists, including leaders at the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a secular activist group, said the symbol, which was intended to commemorate the lives of a former player and equipment manager who both died earlier this year , constituted a violation of church and state.

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Monday | Alabama Live

Mississippi's burning question: Can Bo Wallace lead Ole Miss to SEC West relevance?

Whistle draped around his neck, his practice schedule tucked into the front of his shorts like a napkin, the coach locked his eyes onto his quarterback. Every move Bo Wallace made at recent practice in the indoor facility at Ole Miss -- every snap he took, every pass he threw, every ball he handed off -- was carefully watched and studied by the coach, who rarely strayed more than a few feet from his senior quarterback with the blonde hair falling out of his helmet.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Mississippi's burning question: Can Bo Wallace lead Ole Miss to SEC West relevance?

Whistle draped around his neck, his practice schedule tucked into the front of his shorts like a napkin, the coach locked his eyes onto his quarterback. Every move Bo Wallace made at recent practice in the indoor facility at Ole Miss -- every snap he took, every pass he threw, every ball he handed off -- was carefully watched and studied by the coach, who rarely strayed more than a few feet from his senior quarterback with the blonde hair falling out of his helmet.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Brad Kaaya, Phillip Dorsett lead Miami Hurricanes to win over Arkansas State

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The UConn Blog

Getting to know the Boise State Broncos

Another nationally respected football program will be visiting Rentschler Field this weekend, let's learn a little bit more about them. UConn kicks off against Boise State tomorrow at Noon on ABC regionally and ESPN 2 in other parts of the country.

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Washington Times

Miami not looking past Arkansas State

Miami visits Nebraska next week, the first meeting between those schools since the Hurricanes won their fifth and most recent national championship to end the 2001 season. Miami plays host to Arkansas State on Saturday afternoon, and Hurricanes coach Al Golden has made it clear that overlooking the Red Wolves could come with some embarrassing consequences.

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MyFoxPhilly

Football team forced to remove Christian crosses from helmets

Football players at Arkansas State University were ordered to either remove a Christian cross decal from their helmets or modify it into a mathematical sign after a Jonesboro attorney complained that the image violated the U.S. Constitution. The cross decal was meant to memorialize former player Markel Owens and former equipment manager Barry Weyer, said athletic director Terry Mohajir.

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The Washington Post

No. 14 Mississippi prepares for home opener

Hugh Freeze has firsthand knowledge of the Sun Belt Conference, having coached at Arkansas State in 2011 before moving on to Mississippi. That's why he's not taking anything for granted when No.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KDXY-FM Jonesboro

T-Shirt Blitz Will Support Players Decision

A group of Jonesboro businesses will make it possible for over a thousand fans at the next Arkansas State University Football game to show support to the players. The move comes after the Red Wolves were ordered to alter or remove a cross-shaped decal from their helmets.

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Religion News Service

Arkansas State removing cross decal from football helmets - Religion News Service

Arkansas State is removing a Christian cross decal from the back of its football helmets after a complaint that it violated separation of church and state, the university said Wednesday . Athletics director Terry Mohajir said he wanted to fight the decision because the decal was intended to honor former player Markel Owens and equipment manager Barry Weyer, who both died this year.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Parents outraged by decision to modify cross on helmets

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas State University announced Wednesday it would modify the cross on the back of the helmets to memorialize two former team members who passed away this year. The cross was to honor Markel Owens, the football player who was shot and killed this year during a robbery in Jackson, Tennessee and equipment manager, Barry Weyer, Jr. who died in a car accident in Paragould three months ago.

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Sports Network

Rebels set sights on Ragin' Cajuns

The 14th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels step out of SEC play on Saturday afternoon to play host to the Sun Belt Conference's Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in their home opener at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Louisiana was dubbed the preseason favorite to win the Sun Belt after sharing the league title last season and is off to a 1-1 start in its non-conference schedule this year.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KCTV5

Arkansas State football team removes cross from helmets after complaint

A cross placed on the back of the Arkansas State University football team's helmets will be modified after a complaint. Athletic Director Terry Mohajir said Wednesday afternoon an attorney contacted the school concerned about a religious symbol on a public university's equipment.

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NewsOK.com

Ark. State to change helmet decals after complaint

Arkansas State University will modify helmet decals that honor former player Markel Owens and former equipment manager Barry Weyer after receiving a complaint that the decal in the shape of a cross is a violation of the separation of church and state. The cross on the back of the helmets has Owens' initials on one side and Weyer's initials on the other.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Rocky Top Talk

The Case of Tennessee Air vs. Fredi Knighten and the ASU Secondary

Last week's preview discussed a noted dual threat quarterback in Chuckie Keeton while asking questions of Tennessee's offense.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

FOX16

ASU Beats Montana State to Open 100th Season of Football

The Arkansas State University football team scored 24 unanswered points in the second half as the Red Wolves went on to a 37-10 victory over Montana State this Saturday evening in their 2014 season opener before 26,143 fans at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, Ark.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KATV Little Rock

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Michael Gordon, Terrance Hollingsworth and Johnston White each ran for touchdowns Saturday to help Arkansas State notch a 37-10 season-opening win over Montana State for new head coach Blake Anderson.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KAIT-TV

ASU fans howl with excitement for season opener

JONESBORO, AR - Red Wolves football fans are already howling with excitement for Saturday's season opener.

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