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  • Will Surgery Relieve Bo Jackson's Chronic Hiccups?

    05/21/2023 9:36:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    MEDPAGETODAY ^ | May 15, 2023 | Rachael Robertson
    — After nearly a year of having hiccups, the athlete is seeking treatmentWelcome to Culture Clinic, MedPage Today's collaboration with Northwell Health to offer a healthcare professional's take on the latest viral medical topics. Former baseball and football star Bo Jackson has had the hiccups for nearly a year and is undergoing a medical procedure this week to treat the unexplained phenomenon. "I'm busy at the hospital having shine lights down my throat and probing me every way they can to find out why I have these hiccups," the former professional football and baseball player told the hosts of the...
  • Once again, SNAP is a political football: And Americans suffer for it

    05/19/2023 12:19:17 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/19/2023 | LYNDON HAVILAND
    More than half of all students, and nearly 40 percent of all faculty at New Mexico’s higher education institutions don’t have enough food to eat. The findings, from a new state-funded study, reveal troubling statistics representative of a worsening problem across America. New Mexico is taking steps to address it — and other states should pay attention. We’ve known about the problem of food insecurity among U.S. college students for a while. But the New Mexico research casts a wider spotlight on hunger’s broader impact on higher education teachers and administrators. It’s yet another data point that shows just how...
  • Georgia turns down White House invite following national championship

    05/09/2023 3:22:04 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 28 replies ^ | 5/9/2023 | By Griffin McVeigh
    There are plenty of opportunities that arise after winning the national championship. Georgia has reaped the benefits over the past two years, being on top of the college football world under head coach Kirby Smart. For all sports, one of the benefits is heading to Washington D.C., and being hosted by the president. However, there will be no visit to the White House for Georgia despite back-to-back titles. Georgia announced they would not make a trip to the nation’s capital on Tuesday. President Joe Biden had invited the Bulldogs to visit on June 12 but it was declined. The date...
  • NFL Kicker Harrison Butker Offers Grads Some ‘Hard Truths’ About Family, Faith and Cancel Culture

    05/09/2023 3:03:07 PM PDT · by aposiopetic · 8 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 5/8/2023 | Joe Bukuras
    ‘Your life has value, and you are meant for more,’ the two-time Super Bowl champion said during his 2023 commencement speech at his alma mater, Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Biden Awkwardly Walks Away from Air Force Football

    04/30/2023 7:14:59 AM PDT · by CFW · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/29/23 | Dylan Gwinn
    President Joe Biden seemed confused and eventually wandered away from a group of Air Force football players trying to present him with a jersey, helmet, and team-signed ball. The awkward scene occurred at the White House on Friday after Biden presented the Air Force football team with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy for defeating the other service academies during the 2022-2023 football season. Air Force not only defeated the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Military Academy, but they also beat Baylor in the Armed Forces Bowl on their way to a 10-win season. However, Biden wasn’t the only one who wanted to...
  • 2023 NFL Draft, Live thread

    04/27/2023 4:53:31 PM PDT · by Impy · 51 replies
    Top of the Hour on the ESPeeN, analysis on ABC.
  • Jameson Williams among 4 Lions plus Washington DE suspended for betting

    04/21/2023 11:06:02 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 15 replies
    ESPN ^ | April 21, 2023 | Eric Woodyard
    DETROIT -- Four Lions players, including 2022 first-round pick Jameson Williams, were among five players leaguewide to be suspended for violating the NFL's gambling policy after an investigation by the league. Lions wide receiver Quintez Cephus and safety C.J. Moore have been suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games, as was Washington Commanders defensive end Shaka Toney. They can reapply for reinstatement after one year, although Detroit announced that its two players have been released. Second-year wide receivers Williams and Stanley Berryhill are being suspended for six games each for mobile betting that occurred at the Lions' Allen Park facility....
  • REPORT: Odell Beckham Jr. Named As Suspect In Assault Case

    04/21/2023 9:14:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | LEENA NASIR ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER April 21, 2023 11:14 AM ET
    NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. has reportedly been named as a suspect in an assault investigation after a woman claimed he put his hand around her neck in a Los Angeles-based hotspot. The Ravens WR has denied all allegations. The woman alleged Beckham Jr. grabbed her throat with light pressure when she was inside Delilah, according to TMZ. Sources close to the situation said the woman, who has remained unnamed, and Beckham Jr., both remained at the venue for the night and didn’t seem to interact with one another, according to TMZ. The woman met with police several days later...
  • Damar Hamlin cleared to resume playing football after cardiac arrest last season

    04/18/2023 12:17:12 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/18/2023 | OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN
    Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has been medically cleared to play football again after experiencing cardiac arrest during a game last season, the NFL team announced. Brandon Beane, the team’s general manager, made the announcement on Tuesday, saying the second-year player met with three specialists during the offseason, and they came to an agreement he cleared the necessary protocols. “They’re all in lockstep of what this was and that he has cleared to resume full activities, just like anyone else who was coming back from an injury or whatever,” Beane said during a press conference. “So he’s … he’s fully...
  • Billionaire Art Collector Mitchell Rales and Josh Harris to Buy Washington Commanders

    04/15/2023 2:07:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    ARTnews ^ | April 14, 2023 | SCOTT SOSHNICK, EBEN NOVY-WILLIAMS
    Josh Harris has reached an agreement in principle to acquire the Washington Commanders for $6 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Harris and Commanders owner Dan Snyder are hoping to execute a contract in the coming days, said the people, who were granted anonymity because they weren’t authorized to discuss the transaction publicly. Harris declined to comment. A representative for the Commanders declined to comment. The deal between Snyder and the group led by Harris, the Philadelphia 76ers co-owner, would end one of the more tumultuous and controversial ownership tenures in modern U.S. sports. Harris’ group includes billionaire...
  • Biden Disparages American Football in Address to Irish Parliament

    04/13/2023 3:56:53 PM PDT · by Kazan · 23 replies
    CNS News ^ | APRIL 13, 2023 | CNSNEWS.COM STAFF - President Joe Biden addressed the Irish Parliament today, where he informed them that he would rather have his children playing rugby than football.Biden’s son, Hunter, was with him in the chamber of the Irish Parliament during the speech.“I didn’t play rugby except when I was out of school—out of law school—and I didn’t play it very well,” Biden told the Irish Parliament. “We played in a rugby club.“But I did play American football and a few other sports,” said Biden.“But I realize: You know, you guys are all nuts,” he said.“You know, but the interesting thing is: I...
  • Jim Nantz pushes back on criticism of Tony Romo

    04/13/2023 12:44:33 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies ^ | Thu, Apr 13, 2023, 9:48 AM CDT | MIKE FLORIO
    Once the 2022 playoffs arrived, the Tony Romo critics reached a fever pitch. His on-air partner, Jim Nantz, recently pushed back. “I think there was a little bit of a misinformation attempt there to portray him in a not-so-favorable light,” Nantz said on the SI Media with Jimmy Traina podcast. “It was very disappointing. It really got, to me, more steam after the AFC Championship game, which was our last game. And for the life of me, I didn’t understand it. . . . Where was all this outcry during the season? It’s not like we were invisible.” He’s right....
  • Commanders $6B sale would break record for most expensive sports team purchase in U.S. history

    04/13/2023 12:35:54 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 27 replies ^ | Thu, Apr 13, 2023, 1:41 PM CDT | LIZ ROSCHER
    A surprising number of the most expensive sports teams sales were triggered by scandal. Or maybe that's not so surprising. The Washington Commanders are reportedly being sold to billionaire hedge fun manager Josh Harris for a staggering $6 billion, a price tag that would smash the record for most expensive sports team sale in U.S. history. With the Commanders reportedly soon to be at the top of that list, let's take a refreshed look at the 10 most expensive sports team sales. Were they also partially spurred by scandal and wrongdoing, like Dan Snyder's sale of the Commanders? Let's find...
  • Utah State football player hospitalized after suffering cardiac arrest

    03/25/2023 8:45:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 25, 2023 | Paulina Dedaj,
    A Utah State football player is recovering in the hospital after suffering “non-traumatic sudden cardiac arrest” during a spring practice session ... Josh Davis, a redshirt freshman wideout from California, collapsed on the field and was taken to Logan Regional Hospital before later being transported to McKay-Dee Hospital. He was said to be in critical condition but was upgraded to fair condition the following morning. According to the school, he was “taken off life-sustaining medical devices and is breathing on his own.” “Davis received initial critical treatment and was stabilized at Logan Regional Hospital before being transported to McKay-Dee Hospital,...
  • Dementia Risk Higher for Elite Soccer Players

    03/17/2023 5:09:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    MEDPAGETODAY ^ | March 16, 2023 | Judy George
    Dementia Risk Higher for Elite Soccer Players — Is heading the ball to blame? by Judy George, Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Today March 16, 2023 Share on Facebook. Opens in a new tab or window Share on Twitter. Opens in a new tab or window Share on LinkedIn. Opens in a new tab or window email article A photo of a header by Dayot Upamecano of France above Mitchell Duke of Australia during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Men who played elite soccer were more likely to develop neurodegenerative diseases -- notably, dementia -- as they aged, a study in...
  • Michael Irvin refiles lawsuit vs. Marriott in Arizona, will release surveillance video

    03/14/2023 9:06:57 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | Mar 14, 2023 | By Michael Gehlken
    Former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin has moved his $100 million lawsuit against Marriott from a federal court in Texas to an Arizona state court and scheduled a news conference Tuesday at which he and his attorney plan to show the surveillance video capturing the Feb. 5 conversation between Irvin and a Phoenix hotel staffer that is at the center of his complaint. Irvin filed paperwork Monday for the lawsuit’s voluntary dismissal from Eastern District federal court. But the lawsuit is still alive, and no settlement has been reached between the sides. The case moved because Irvin and his legal...
  • Amazon to stream free NFL game on Black Friday

    03/10/2023 6:43:39 AM PST · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    UPI ^ | MARCH 7, 2023 / 1:09 PM | By Alex Butler
    March 7 (UPI) -- Amazon will stream the first Black Friday game in NFL history for free later this year on its Prime Video platform, the company announced Tuesday. The game is to kick off at 3 p.m. EST Nov. 24. The teams involved in the matchup and the location of the game will be announced later. The NFL typically releases its full-season schedules in May. "We're excited to expand our relationship with the NFL and build a new holiday tradition for our customers with the first Black Friday NFL game," Prime Video vice president and global head of Sports...
  • AOC calls Christian Super Bowl ad ‘fascism’

    02/13/2023 8:14:24 AM PST · by Jack023 · 99 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | 02-13-2023 | Leonardo Blair
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., sparked a still raging firestorm of reactions Sunday night when she compared an advertisement about Jesus during the Super Bowl to “fascism.” “Something tells me Jesus would *not* spend millions of dollars on Super Bowl ads to make fascism look benign,” said Ocasio-Cortez in a tweet in response to the airing of an ad from He Gets Us, “a diverse group of Jesus followers” and supporters committed to telling the story of Jesus through "a modern lens." In one of the 30-second ads from the Christian group called “Be Childlike” set to the soundtrack of Patsy...
  • After dazzling at NFL combine, Florida QB Anthony Richardson now among betting favorites to be No. 1 pick

    03/06/2023 8:08:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 89 replies
    Yahoo ^ | March 4, 2023 | Sam Cooper
    Anthony Richardson is turning heads at the NFL combine and the oddsmakers have taken notice. The Florida quarterback posted two combine records for his position on Saturday with a 40.5-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot, 9-inch broad jump. He also ran a blistering 4.43 40-yard dash. At 6-foot-4 and 244 pounds, Richardson is an elite athlete. Anybody who watched him play in the SEC knows that. And now there are some rumblings that he is in consideration for the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NFL draft.
  • Video Has Leaked Of Jackson Mahomes Allegedly Sexually Assaulting A Woman, And It’s Pretty Damning

    03/06/2023 6:16:11 AM PST · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 06, 2023 8:33 AM ET | ANDREW POWELL
    The security footage has been leaked of Jackson Mahomes' alleged sexual assault of a woman, with Mahomes appearing to grab the female owner of a Kansas restaurant "by the throat" and forcing himself on her by kissing her, with the video showing the woman pushing him away. [Twitter/Screenshot/Public — @ShutUpCraig] It’s not looking good for the brother of Super Bowl-winning quarterback Patrick Mahomes. The security footage has been leaked of Jackson Mahomes’ alleged sexual assault of a woman. Mahomes appears to grab the female owner of a Kansas restaurant “by the throat” and force himself on her, including by...