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  • VANITY--Watching LEGACY NFL/Monday Night Football

    08/18/2018 1:34:54 PM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 24 replies
    Streaming legacy football from the early 70s on YouTube. Howard Cosell is announcing.
  • Mom's jitters give way to pride as Jesse Hernandez debuts as first male Saintsation

    08/18/2018 12:40:21 PM PDT · by Mariner · 27 replies
    The New Orleans Advocate ^ | August 18th, 2018 | BY RAMON ANTONIO VARGAS
    After spending about $100 on lower-bowl tickets and driving 2˝ hours from the Lafayette area, Tracey Hernandez was nervous as she took her seat near midfield of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Friday night. It wasn’t the preseason game the Saints were about to play against Arizona that worried her — the dance instructor hardly watches football. What mattered to her was how her son, Jesse, would fare in his debut as the first-ever male member of the Saintsations, New Orleans’ NFL dance team. The crowd in the stadium was the biggest Jesse had performed in front of since his dancing...
  • Jesse Hernandez debuts as first male Saintsation [First gay male cheerleader]

    08/18/2018 10:39:27 AM PDT · by libh8er · 73 replies
    The Advocate ^ | 8.17.2018 | Ramon A Vargas
    After spending about $100 on lower-bowl tickets and driving 2˝ hours from the Lafayette area, Tracey Hernandez was nervous as she took her seat near midfield of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Friday night. It wasn’t the preseason game the Saints were about to play against Arizona that worried her — the dance instructor hardly watches football. What mattered to her was how her son, Jesse, would fare in his debut as the first-ever male member of the Saintsations, New Orleans’ NFL dance team. The crowd in the stadium was the biggest Jesse had performed in front of since his dancing...
  • Colin Kaepernick (kind of) responds to John Elway on Twitter

    08/18/2018 11:46:32 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    msn.com ^ | 8/17/18 | Jon Heath
    Broncos general manager John Elway created a stir Friday when he said Colin Kaepernick had a chance to sign with Denver but turned them down. Elway failed to mention that the Broncos wanted Kaepernick to take a major pay cut.... ...Kaepernick seemingly responded to Elway's comments by retweeting a tweet comparing his career quarterback rating to Elway's rating:
  • ESPN won’t televise national anthem during MNF

    08/17/2018 1:54:46 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 72 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | August 17, 2018, 1:59 PM EDT | Darin Gantt
    ESPN has found a way to keep from being in the middle of any national anthem controversies on their air this year — by not putting it on their air. According to Sara Fischer of Axios.com, ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro said their intention was to not show players doing whatever they may or may not be doing during the song during their Monday Night Football presentations. “We generally have not broadcasted the anthem and I don’t think that will change this year. Our plan going into this year is to not broadcast the anthem,” Pitaro said. “Again that could change....
  • John Elway Claims Colin Kaepernick Had An NFL Contract Offer But Turned It Down

    08/17/2018 8:09:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/17/2018 | Jazz Shaw
    After all the sturm und drang gripping the nation over why Colin Kaepernick still hasn’t been given a starting QB position in the NFL and whether or not it was some sort of racist conspiracy, I was rather surprised to see this headline over at Bleacher Report. According to Broncos General Manager John Elway, Kaepernick actually had an offer for a quarterback job in hand but he turned it down. Of course, digging into the details of the story, it’s not as much of a game-changer as you might imagine. Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said Thursday that...
  • John Elway blames Colin Kaepernick for no job: 'had his chance to be here,' omits key fact

    08/17/2018 2:52:21 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 64 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | August 16, 2018 | Will Brinson
    The widespread assumption at this point, when it comes to the future of Colin Kaepernick, is he will not find work in the NFL moving forward. It's tough to get a gig when you're suing your potential employers! But according to Broncos VP of Football Ops John Elway on Thursday, Kaepernick COULD have a job if he wanted to. In other words, Elway blames Kaepernick for not taking the Broncos offer when it was on the table. "Colin had his chance here. We offered him a contract. He didn't take it," Elway said. "So, as I said it in my...
  • Serena Williams says Colin Kaepernick would win a Super Bowl ring if he ever got back in NFL

    08/16/2018 7:48:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 62 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | August 16, 2018 | Kevin Skiver
    Serena Williams is already among the best athletes of all time, so if she says she spots a winner, it's hard to ignore her. In an interview with Time magazine, Williams singled out former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as someone who could get a Super Bowl ring -- if he were given an opportunity. Kaepernick is in the midst of a collusion grievance against NFL owners, in which he says that there has been a concerted effort to keep him out of an NFL uniform due to his protest against racial equality by kneeling during the national anthem. The form...
  • Blue Lives Matter Refuses to Partner with Jets, Cites NFL Protests And Isaiah Crowell Controversy

    08/16/2018 12:16:46 PM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    SI ^ | August 15, 2018 | Emily Caron
    New York Jets' senior manager of partnerships Anthony Bulak reached out to Blue Lives Matter founder Joe Imperatrice in hopes of partnering with the organization this season only to be rejected immediately, according to The New York Post. Imperatrice refused the proposal on the grounds that the current NFL political climate does not align with the group's mission of respecting first responders. The pro-cop non-profit cited the current NFL protests as a sign of disrespect towards "our first responders, our military members both past and present and our flag."
  • Blue Lives Matter refuses to partner with Jets because of this player

    08/15/2018 11:53:52 PM PDT · by topher · 9 replies
    New York Post ^ | 15-Aug-2018 | Tina Moore and Max Jaeger
    The New York Jets wanted to partner with Blue Lives Matter this season, but the pro-cop group stiff-armed the team’s advances Tuesday — claiming the NFL doesn’t respect cops, and flagging the Jets for signing a player who once posted an image of an officer’s throat being slashed on social media. “With the NFL season right around the corner, there is no better time to open up a conversation about how your business/organization can benefit from a partnership with the New York Jets,” reads a Tuesday email from the Jets’ Anthony Bulak to Blue Lives Matter founder Joe Imperatrice. But...
  • 2018 FReeper Pick'em Football League 15959

    08/15/2018 4:50:11 PM PDT · by texas booster · 12 replies
    Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Pick'em League ^ | 08/15/2018 | Texas Booster
    I started the 2018 Pick’em fantasy football team. FREEPER 2017 NO RHINOS Group 15959 Been going on for about a dozen years. The Pick’em league is simple - just tell us each week who will win, and assign a point value to the win. FReepmail me if you want to join, and I'll send you the password.
  • Fans to get free beer with Browns' first victory

    08/14/2018 11:51:03 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    ESPN ^ | August 14, 2018 | Darren Rovell
    There will be a celebration on tap when the Cleveland Browns win their first regular-season game: Fans will get free beer. Anheuser-Busch, whose Bud Light brand is the official beer of the NFL and 28 of its 32 teams, including the Browns, on Tuesday will begin placing eight-foot "Victory" fridges filled with Bud Light bottles into 10 Cleveland-area bars that purchased them.
  • Jermaine Greshams Random Acts of Kindness

    08/13/2018 12:01:07 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 10 replies
    ESPN ^ | July 22 2018 | Josh Weinfuss
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Delilah Cassidy's tweet thread was building to a climactic ending. At 1:37 p.m. on May 30, Cassidy, a law student at Arizona State University, began tweeting about her experience at an airport gate en route to Phoenix from a European trip. By now, the story is internet lore. But that afternoon, she was unveiling it to the digital world tweet by tweet. She was about to board an American Airlines flight when the gate agent told her she needed to pay $50 to bring her carry-on with her. If she didn't want to pay, the agent said,...
  • And the cash goes back into my pocket!

    08/13/2018 8:15:53 AM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 29 replies
    (Vanity) | 13 August 2018 | areukiddingme1
    Dear NFL, I have been a lifelong fan since the age of 10 – That’s more than 50 years…. I have followed many players, and only two teams in my life. The players I have followed have always been the “stand up for the flag” kind of players, I mean it just figures because I was drawn to serve my country – Not because I had to, or because it was my only option. I chose to serve out of nothing more than the pure love of my country. After serving onboard ships for nine years and three years with...
  • The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of a Decision about Boycotting the NFL This Season

    08/12/2018 12:09:57 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 104 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11 Aug 2018 | Mark Ellis
    On January 1 of this year, I penned a piece the gist of which was that despite the awful player protests during the national anthem, I was going to watch the NFL playoffs. The post garnered me the heaviest excoriation I’d yet experienced since starting at PJ Media in 2015. The essay provoked more disagreement and disapproval than any previous or subsequent submission. Out of hundreds of naysaying and sometimes nasty comments, both here and at Instapundit, I think a grand total of one person stated in cautious agreement that he wasn’t going to let a bunch of spoiled millionaire...
  • Return your Dolphins tickets, Broward police union tells members

    08/11/2018 4:53:47 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 8/11/18 | Tim Swift
    Group took issue with players' protest during national anthem A Broward County police union is calling for its members to return their Miami Dolphins tickets after some players protested during the national anthem at a preseason game this week
  • CNN’s Chris Cuomo to Trump: ‘Attack the racists instead of targeting mostly black protesters’

    08/11/2018 7:55:51 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/11/18 | John Bowden
    CNN anchor Chris Cuomo questioned why President Trump continued his attacks on African American athletes who protested white supremacy and police brutality during performances of the national anthem this week instead of criticizing racism itself. During the "Closing Arguments" section of Cuomo Prime Time, the CNN anchor suggested that the president could find an easy "win" by extending an olive branch to black athletes. "So many protesting players, white and black, have said this isn't about disrespecting the flag. He knows that," Cuomo said. "He doesn't seem to care. Why?" "It's OK if it divides people and stokes prejudices. That's...
  • Marshawn Lynch sits for national anthem in Raiders' preseason game vs. Lions

    08/11/2018 5:08:04 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 11, 2018 | Jason Owens
    he NFL’s ongoing national anthem controversy has made its way into a third season with the story taking center stage during this week’s preseason openers. While a handful of players conducted social justice protests during the anthem on Thursday’s loaded slate of games, Marshawn Lynch, one of the NFL’s most outspoken players, took a seat on the bench prior to the anthem ahead of Friday’s game between the Oakland Raiders and Detroit Lions.
  • NFL Millionaires Continue Their Protest

    08/11/2018 4:57:39 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/11/18 | Jeff Crouere
    Major wake-up call for the NFL, but not if the league remains beholden to millionaire players instead of the loyal fans who support the league A new NFL season started on Thursday night, and there were more misguided National Anthem protests. Sadly, several players used the opportunity to express their grievances against their country, instead of respecting a great and unifying symbol of the United States of America. Players who should have been expressing their deep gratitude and support for their country, once again, showed disrespect. President Trump responded by expressing his displeasure, tweeting, “The NFL players are at it...
  • No, LeBron, the Left Uses Sports to Divide the Country

    08/10/2018 7:40:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/10/2018 | John dempsey
    The leftist media is no stranger in attacking President Trump. Often, they will find a big name to interview hoping that the interviewee will verbally attack the president the left hates so much. Usually, the person talking obliges. The media will run the interview for a day or so to create a story. Last weekend, Don Lemon interviewed basketball star LeBron James about the opening of the I Promise School he started for at-risk and underprivileged children in Akron, Ohio. During the interview, Lemon naturally moved the questioning towards the president. It is no secret that James doesn’t like the...