Archives for August 2016

A former Green Beret and NFL hopeful writes a powerful letter to Colin Kaepernick – Washington Post

A former Green Beret and NFL hopeful writes a powerful letter to Colin Kaepernick
Washington Post
Nate Boyer admits that his initial reaction to Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest was one of anger, but Boyer — a former NFL player and Green Beret — took a deep breath and reached a different conclusion. In an open letter to Kaepernick

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The Cardinals created the moneybacker, a new position the entire NFL may soon need – SB Nation

The Cardinals created the moneybacker, a new position the entire NFL may soon need
SB Nation
It’s exactly the type of play the Cardinals had in mind when Deone Bucannon was selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. The All-American safety reveled in contact at Washington State and didn’t take long to find playing time with the

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Antonio Brown restructures contract with Steelers – NFL.com

Antonio Brown restructures contract with Steelers
NFL.com
According to NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo, the best wide receiver in football agreed to a restructured contract Wednesday that still takes him through 2017 but now pays him $10.25 million in 2016. He was originally set to make $6.25 million. The money

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As basketball grows around the globe, so does NBA's 'international' presence – CBSSports.com

As basketball grows around the globe, so does NBA’s ‘international’ presence
CBSSports.com
If no particular country has emerged as a viable threat to U.S. supremacy, and if the likes of Ginobili, Parker, Gasol (and his brother Marc) and Dirk Nowitzki are all in the latter stages of their careers, is it possible that NBA’s international

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UConn Still In Big 12 Mix After Conference Pares List To 6-8 Schools, Report Says – Hartford Courant

UConn Still In Big 12 Mix After Conference Pares List To 6-8 Schools, Report Says
Hartford Courant
The football season in East Hartford kicks off Thursday night, when UConn welcomes former Yankee Conference foe Maine to Rentschler Field. A visit by the Black Bears is a reminder of UConn’s football past, when the Huskies football team traveled by bus
After leaving Michigan, Ahmir Mitchell ‘appears headed to Rutgers’NBCSports.com
Big 12 expansion update: The field appears to be thinning; SMU still alive?Dallas Morning News
ECU’s denial to the Big 12 centers on winningStarNewsOnline.com (blog)
Yahoo SportsWNCTWITNHookem.com
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Mike Ryan: Bridgewater's ACL tear likely led to the dislocation – NBCSports.com

Mike Ryan: Bridgewater’s ACL tear likely led to the dislocation
NBCSports.com
A non-contact ACL tear isn’t entirely uncommon for an NFL player. A dislocated knee and an ACL tear without contact almost never happens. Former NFL athletic trainer Mike Ryan, who now serves as NBC Sports Medicine Analyst, explained via email that …
All the ways the Teddy Bridgewater injury is so devastating for the VikingsFOXSports.com
Shaun Hill has made a career of filling in for first-round QBsESPN (blog)
Mike Zimmer wasn’t afraid to say how much he loves Teddy Bridgewater, and for some reason that’s rareSB Nation
CBSSports.comUSA TODAYDetroit Free PressVikings.com
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NBA player becomes the latest to join the esports act by purchasing a team – CBSSports.com

NBA player becomes the latest to join the esports act by purchasing a team
CBSSports.com
The market for esports has taken off in a huge way, especially in the United States. The “League of Legends” championship drew 30 million viewers, more than the NBA Finals and World Series viewership combined (link). There’s a world of money to be made …

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#VeteransforKaepernick show unflagging support for Colin Kaepernick – Washington Post

#VeteransforKaepernick show unflagging support for Colin Kaepernick
Washington Post
Colin Kaepernick found an unusual source of support for his national anthem protest among members of the military as #VeteransforKaepernick became a trending worldwide topic on social media. Veterans of all races and genders expressed support for the …
49ers have a lot to consider when it comes to Colin KaepernickESPN (blog)
49ers face many Colin Kaepernick subplots against ChargersYahoo Sports
Colin Kaepernick’s Anthem Protest Underlines Union of Sports and PatriotismNew York Times
USA TODAYChicago TribuneDallas Morning NewsRollingStone.com
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How to adjust WR draft board in fantasy football PPR leagues – New York Post

How to adjust WR draft board in fantasy football PPR leagues
New York Post
PPR leagues are like the kudzu of fantasy football — they are growing at a rapid pace, taking over an otherwise serene landscape with ugly adornments, causing problems both practical and aesthetic to the fantasy environment. But the Madman does not …
Fantasy football 2016: Win early by drafting these six playersWashington Post
Fantasy Football: ‘Zero Running Back’ Strategy Targets in 2016 DraftsBleacher Report
2016 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: How early is too early to draft Jamaal Charles?CBSSports.com
FOXSports.comUPI.comThe Cheat SheetSports Illustrated Kids
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The Latest: Djokovic Moves On as Injured Vesely Withdraws – New York Times

The Latest: Djokovic Moves On as Injured Vesely Withdraws
New York Times
Novak Djokovic will move on to the third round of the U.S. Open after his opponent withdrew before their match because of injury. The top-ranked Djokovic faced a potentially tricky second-round matchup Wednesday against Jiri Vesely, who defeated him in …
The Latest: 2015 US Open finalist Vinci cruises past McHaleTennis Magazine
Tennis-Speedy Vinci races into third round at U.S. OpenYahoo Sports
Speedy Vinci races into third round at US OpenReuters
Sporting NewsMount Pleasant Daily TribuneEurosport.com AUEurosport.com
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