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Former Stony Brook defensive tackle Sam Kamara in the game against Villanova on Mar. 6, 2021. Kamara now plays for the Chicago Bears and had his first tackle on Oct. 17. KAT PROCACC/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook’s Sam Kamara records first tackle in NFL debut with Chicago Bears

Ethan Tam October 19, 2021
Having earned the opportunity of a lifetime, Sam Kamara donned a Chicago Bears jersey in a regular season game for the first time and brought down one of the top running backs in the National Football League.
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Stony Brook University Football Team runs out onto the field at the start of the Homecoming game on Oct. 5, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Facing difficult road ahead, Stony Brook football seeks consistency in 2021

Ethan Tam August 30, 2021
Picked to finish 10th out of 12 teams in the Colonial Athletic Association, the Stony Brook football team is seeking a reversal of fortunes.
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Augie Contressa in a game against University of Albany on Nov. 23, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook alums Contressa, Kamara and Morrison sign as UDFAs following NFL Draft

Ethan Tam May 2, 2021
Three former Seawolves football players — safety Augie Contressa, defensive tackle Sam Kamara and defensive back TJ Morrison — signed contracts with NFL teams as undrafted free agents.
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Football fandom keeps the sport’s problems in the background

Nick Zararis September 16, 2018
Football is still the most watched sport in the United States according to Statista. The NFL very may well be the modern equivalent to Rome’s Bread and Circuses, but all I want to know is, can Rodgers limp through two months on a sprained knee and lead the Packers to the playoffs?
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New England Patriots at Washington Redskins 08/28/09

Throwing flags at the NFL

Nick Zararis October 21, 2016
Does the league have a collection of small issues that if left unchecked could fester into real damage? Absolutely.
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