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  • UPDATE: Kansas City Chiefs Lineman Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest During Team Meeting Still Unconscious

    06/07/2024 1:52:30 PM PDT · by george76 · 30 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jun. 7, 2024 | Anthony Scott
    on Thursday, the Kansas City Chiefs halted all team activities after defensive lineman BJ Thompson suffered a seizure and soon after went into cardiac arrest during a special teams meeting. In a statement on Thursday night, Thompson’s agent Chris Turnage said, “BJ is still unconscious at this point, but he’s stable, and his vitals are good.” “His family asks for your continued prayers,” added Turnage. Despite canceling all activities on Thursday, the Chiefs are expected to resume practice on Friday.
  • A swimming pool in … an NFL stadium? Welcome to U.S. Olympic trials

    06/04/2024 9:00:08 AM PDT · by DFG · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 06/04/2024 | Henry Bushnell
    The temporary pools came from northern Italy. The two million gallons of water came from a fire hydrant on South Capitol Ave., via 6,000 feet of piping that snakes through an NFL stadium. The swimmers will come from all over the United States, and step onstage near what’s usually the 45-yard line. And from June 15-23 in Indianapolis, they’ll take part in a grand, unprecedented experiment — all while trying to qualify for the Olympics. It’s “crazy,” Bobby Finke, a 2021 gold medalist, said of the plan for this year’s U.S. Olympic swimming trials — crazy in a good way....
  • Cowboys Hall of Famer Larry Allen dies suddenly at age 52

    06/03/2024 11:49:55 AM PDT · by hole_n_one · 65 replies
    ESPN ^ | 6/3/2024 | Todd Archer
    Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame offensive lineman Larry Allen died suddenly Sunday while on vacation with his family in Mexico, the team announced Monday.He was 52."Larry, known for his great athleticism and incredible strength, was one of the most respected, accomplished offensive linemen to ever play in the NFL. His versatility and dependability were also signature parts of his career. Through that, he continued to serve as inspiration for many other players, defining what it meant to be a great teammate, competitor and winner," the team said in a statement."He was deeply loved and cared for by his wife, Janelle...
  • Billy Price, Former Cincinnati Bengals First Round Pick, Announces Retirement at 29 Due to “Terrifying” Blood Clot

    05/25/2024 3:58:07 PM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May. 25, 2024 | Jim Hᴏft
    Billy Price, the former first-round draft pick for the Cincinnati Bengals, has announced his retirement from the National Football League at the age of 29 due to a severe pulmonary embolism, a condition that nearly cost him his life. Price, who was drafted by the Bengals in the first round in 2018 as a center, revealed that he underwent emergency pulmonary embolism surgery on April 24 to remove a saddle clot that was entering both of his lungs. Pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot gets lodged in an artery in the lungs, blocking blood flow and causing severe health...
  • Happy Birthday to Saints Legend, Jim E. Mora!

    05/24/2024 12:53:05 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 19 replies
    New Orleans Saints on X ^ | May 24, 2024 | New Orleans Saints
    New Orleans Saints @Saints Happy Birthday to Saints Legend, Jim E. Mora 🥳
  • Travis Kelce opens up on Harrison Butker as a Chiefs teammate and his speech

    05/24/2024 11:13:31 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 49 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | May 24, 2024 | Pete Grathoff
    If there was any Chiefs teammate who would refer to kicker Harrison Butker as “Harry,” then you knew it was tight end Travis Kelce, right? Kelce let that tidbit be known in the latest episode of the New Heights podcast. Butker was a topic of conversation for Kelce and his brother Jason, the podcast co-host. “I probably might be the only person that calls him Harry,” Travis Kelce said as his brother laughed. “I’ve known him for eight-plus years and I cherish him as a teammate…He’s treated family that I’ve introduced to him with nothing but respect and kindness. And...
  • Ex-NFL star Antonio Brown files for bankruptcy, allegedly owes nearly $3 million to creditors, per report

    05/23/2024 5:38:21 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | May 22, 2024 | Isabel Gonzalez
    Brown claims his assets are worth just $50,000 or less, according to court documents Former NFL star wide receiver Antonio Brown has filed for bankruptcy. According to the Times Union, Brown owes nearly $3 million to eight different creditors as stated by paperwork filed on May 15 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Florida. He reportedly filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which involves the court-supervised reorganization of a debtor's assets and liabilities. That amount includes a $1.2 million court judgment to Anton Tumanov -- a moving-truck driver who sued Brown for assault and battery during an...
  • Pearl Jam Singer Eddie Vedder Trashes Harrison Butker: “He’s a -—— -—-“

    05/21/2024 12:50:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    Life News ^ | May 21, 2024 | Bill Donohue
    When Kamala Harris recently dropped the F-bomb, in her sitting capacity as vice president of the United States, her descent to the gutter was noticed by millions. But when low-class rockers call Harrison Butker a “******* *****,” it is par for the course. Butker has been condemned by anti-Catholic bigots for giving a Catholic speech at a Catholic college. The latest to chime in is Eddie Vedder. Who is Eddie Vedder? Never heard of him. But I have heard of Pearl Jam, and he is their lead singer. Not knowing anything about him, I wondered if he was a pro-abortion,...
  • Eddie Vedder Joins Harrison Butker Critics Following NFL Kicker’s Divisive College Graduation Speech

    05/20/2024 3:31:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | MAY 20, 2024 | Kevin Dolak
    The Kansas City Chiefs kicker was mocked by Pearl Jam's front man at a Vegas show after the pro athlete's Benedictine College's commencement speech went viral last week.Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and an order of nuns at Benedictine College can be added to the growing list of those denouncing the divisive commencement speech given by Kansas Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker at Benedictine College last week. At a sold-out Las Vegas Pearl Jam concert on Saturday at the MGM Grand, Vedder joined Butker naysayers — including the National Football League — in denouncing the speech where Butker condemned abortion, euthanasia,...
  • Missouri Attorney General Investigating Democrat Mayor for Doxxing Harrison Butker

    05/20/2024 4:46:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life News ^ | May 20, 2024 | Joshua Mercer
    Republican Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey on Thursday said he is investigating the office of Democratic Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas after it reportedly “doxxed” Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker in an X (formerly Twitter) post. The alleged leaking of Butker’s personal information came days after he gave the commencement address at Benedictine College in Kansas over the weekend. There, Butker encouraged graduates at the small Catholic college to “be authentically and unapologetically Catholic.” He also spoke positively about marriage and motherhood, but criticized the abortion industry and the LGBTQ movement. Bailey wrote to Lucas in a letter dated...
  • And BOOM goes the dynamite--> Black American responds to NFL condemning Harrison Butker's speech (Watch)

    05/20/2024 5:29:31 AM PDT · by NetAddicted · 19 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 5/19/2024 | Sam J.
    The NFL has tolerated many things in the past. Players abusing their wives/girlfriends, driving drunk, saying horrible things about a race or a religion, and even rape ... But it would appear there is finally SOMETHING the NFL will not tolerate, and that's Christianity. We saw a bit of this when Tim Tebow DARED go to one knee in prayer but they didn't outright condemn him, like they have Harrison Butker's speech. Apparently, Butker voicing Christian beliefs that include cherishing his wife and and the mother of their children is a step too far. It's interesting (and by interesting we...
  • Aaron Rodgers on Tucker: Epstein’s Death, Psychedelics, Fake Vax Cards in the NFL

    Aaron Rodgers is a quarterback for the New York Jets and 4-time NFL Most Valuable Player. He's been cancelled by the Left for his stance on vaccines, criticism of Jimmy Kimmel, and general free-thinking. He joins Tucker Carlson to discuss why he was cancelled, the potentially fake vaccine passports in the NFL, why presidential candidate RFK Jr. asked him to be his VP, and more.
  • Bill Maher Nails What's at the Heart of the Left's Outrage Over Harrison Butker's Address

    05/19/2024 6:06:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/19/2024 | Matt Vespa
    Hell froze over when Bill Maher defended the likes of Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker on his show Friday. The NFL player recently delivered a controversial commencement address at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, which sent the Left into meltdown mode. On one hand, there were some parts that many could view as anachronistic about the speech. Then again, Butker is a devout Catholic who delivered an address that aligned with those values. You can disagree without going crazy. And if Maher, an outspoken atheist and critic of organized religion, can shrug this off, so can everyone else. The...
  • Harrison Butker’s jersey sales surpass Travis Kelce, Patrick Mahomes: But Benedictine College nuns denounce kicker’s speech

    05/19/2024 6:02:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/19/2024 | Anugrah Kumar
    Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker has seen a surge in jersey sales, outpacing those of his superstar teammates Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce.This spike in sales follows Butker's commencement speech at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, which has drawn sharp criticism and support from various quarters. According to the official NFL Shop, Butker’s No. 7 jersey had become the top seller among Kansas City Chiefs merchandise as of Friday afternoon. CBS Sports confirmed this trend, noting that Butker’s remarks during the graduation ceremony had significantly influenced his jersey’s popularity. Although specific sales numbers were not disclosed, the jersey was...
  • John Madden Statue Unveiling in Carmel-By-The-Sea

    05/18/2024 6:03:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    KSBW ^ | May 17, 2024 | Naveed Habibelahian
    Legendary coach John Madden had a statue of himself unveiled today in front of Bruno's Market and Deli in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Organizers say it will serve as a lasting tribute to the iconic coach and broadcaster who would frequently visit the deli while he lived in Carmel. The project took nearly a year to complete.
  • Time for the Bud Light Treatment: NFL Denounces Player for Advocating Traditional Values

    05/17/2024 9:37:46 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 49 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 17 May 2024 | Robert Spencer
    Harrison Butker, a kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs, is in a heap of trouble these days. The NFL has issued a statement distancing itself from him, there is a petition at Change.org calling for him to be released, and outraged commentators across our fair land have lined up to condemn him and declare him unworthy to be in the company of decent people. What Butker did to get all this abuse is a sad indication of what life is like in this Age of Absurdity.If this were a sane society, you might get the impression that Butker did something...
  • NFL Partners With Nike, Which Uses Slave Labor, But Slams Harrison Butker

    05/17/2024 2:03:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life News ^ | May 17, 2024 | Steven Ertelt
    Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote the following letter today to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding the controversy over Harrison Butker. Please contact his communications chief: Brian.McCarthy@nfl.com May 17, 2024 Mr. Roger Goodell, Commissioner National Football League 345 Park Avenue NY NY 10154 Dear Mr. Goodell: NFL senior vice president Jonathan Beane addressed the commencement speech by Kansas City Chiefs’ player Harrison Butker as follows: “Harrison Butker gave a speech in his personal capacity. His views are not those of the NFL as an organization. The NFL is steadfast in our commitment to inclusion, which only makes our league stronger.”...
  • Gracie Hunt, Daughter of Kansas City Chiefs Owner, Defends Harrison Butker From Woke Mob

    05/17/2024 1:58:34 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | May 17, 2024 | Steven Ertelt
    Gracie Hunt, daughter of the Kanass City Chiefs owner, is defending Harrison Butker from the woke mob after his pro-life Christian graduation speech. Her remarks on Fox News appear below: Steve Doocy: “America would like to know the reaction from the Hunt family regarding the kicker, Harrison Butker.” Gracie Hunt: “I can only speak from my own experience, which is I had the most incredible mom who had the ability to stay home and be with us as kids growing up. And I understand that there are many women out there who can’t make that decision but for me in...
  • Fans rally to Harrison Butker

    05/17/2024 1:37:13 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 17 May, 2024 | Monica Showalter
    The NFL probably didn't expect this one. The NFL tried to cancel him. The creeps running Kansas City tried to doxx him: Taylor Swift fans were outraged. Some of the wokester Catholic press tut-tutted and got all snide and nasty to him instead of defend him for defending the Catholic faith. But Kansas City Chiefs Kicker and Superbowl champ's fans are rallying, too, in a great wave of counter-moves. On social media, they demanded that his remarks not be taken out of context: They pointed to the NFL's hypocritical double standard: They put their money where their mouths were, and...
  • CatholicVote President Asks NFL in Letter: Are Catholics Welcome?

    05/17/2024 12:20:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Catholic Vote ^ | May 17, 2024 | McKenna Snow
    CV NEWS FEED // CatholicVote President Brian Burch has called on the NFL’s leaders to clarify whether Catholics are welcome in the NFL in light of their statement denouncing the commencement speech given by Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker at a Catholic college in Kansas. “In that speech, for which he received a standing ovation, Butker called on Catholics to live up to the high ideals of our Faith, including the defense of the dignity of every human life, the foundational role of the family, and the gift of motherhood,” Burch wrote on May 16 to NFL Commissioner Roger...