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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 2/16/2019 Newsdump Edition

    02/16/2019 5:30:53 AM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/16/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    This weekend marks the three month anniversary of the Yellow Vests protests in France and nationwide protests are planned today with a special protest in Paris tomorrow...... "California will see you in court" is the response from Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom to President Trump's emergency declaration to erect a barrier on the US-Mexico border..... Former Massachusetts Governor William Weld wants to challenge President Trump in 2020. Weld forming an exploratory committee for a candidacy that would oppose the President for the GOP nomination.... Five are dead in a workplace shooting incident in Aurora, Illinois..... General Joseph Votel, commander of US...
  • Colin Kaepernick and NFL settle collusion case

    02/15/2019 5:23:13 PM PST · by TBP · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 15, 2019 | Zach Braziler
    An agreement was made in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case, his attorney, Mark Geragos, announced on Twitter. Geragos didn’t include any details of the settlement, but did say there had been active dialogue between the two parties, leading to an agreement. The NFL released the same statement, citing a confidentiality agreement as to why no details would be given. “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL,” read the joint statement issued on Friday. “As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to...
  • Colin Kaepernick agrees to settle collusion case against the NFL

    02/15/2019 12:14:36 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 42 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 15, 2019 | By David K. Li
    Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has settled his collusion lawsuit against the NFL, lawyers for the athlete and the league said Friday. Kaepernick and former teammate Eric Reid, who both took knees during the national anthem before games in 2016 in a protest against systematic racism, had filed suit against the league for allegedly colluding against them to keep them from playing. "For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL," according to a statement by their lawyers, Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas. "As...
  • Colin Kaepernick wanted $20M to play in AAF: report

    02/15/2019 9:34:04 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 41 replies
    PennLive.com ^ | 2/15/2019 | uncredited
    A person with knowledge of the conversation tells The Associated Press that the new Alliance of American Football spoke with Colin Kaepernick during its development about joining the league. But Kaepernick wanted $20 million or more to consider playing with the league that had its debut last weekend. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because neither side has publicly acknowledged such talks. The Alliance says its mission is to provide opportunities for players not in the NFL to continue their careers, with a possibility they could entice NFL teams to sign them once the AAF season concludes at...
  • Colorado store that quit selling Nike products over Kaepernick ad goes out of business

    02/14/2019 12:36:15 PM PST · by ETL · 34 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Feb 14, 2019 | Nicole Darrah | Fox News
    The owner of a sporting goods store in Colorado says his shop is going out of business after he stopped selling Nike products over the company's controversial campaign with Colin Kaepernick. Prime Time Sports, in Colorado Springs, is shuttering its doors after "21 mostly good years," owner Stephen Martin wrote on Facebook Monday. He advertised 40 percent off all merchandise, and thanked those who "offered help and support through the 'Honor The Flag' memorial wall and NIKE boycott."Martin said he can't afford to stay open anymore after he stopped selling Nike products, in protest after the sports brand featured Kaepernick,...
  • AAF. Already Better than the Super Bowl

    02/09/2019 5:56:21 PM PST · by JennysCool · 54 replies
    2/9/19
    These guys like to play football. Fun to watch.
  • Saints fan's obit notes he died early Sunday 'determined not to watch Super Bowl'

    02/06/2019 3:45:18 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 11 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | February 6, 2019 | Jason Owens
    The palpable disdain from New Orleans over the Super Bowl was more acute than any corresponding joy experienced in New England or the rest of America over one of the worst championship games in NFL history. Saints fans went to great lengths to avoid the game in dissent of the controversial NFC championship that saw a blown call play a big impact on the Los Angeles Rams advancing to the Super Bowl. While much of New Orleans partied in protest during the game, 65-year-old Henry A. Jaume took the most extreme of measures to avoid the action. He died. Hours...
  • Super Bowl 2019: A good one, and a good result too

    02/05/2019 7:22:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/05/2019 | Lloyd Marcus
    div class="article_body top mrf-hidden">Call me old-fashioned for enjoying unapologetic patriotism: honoring our troops, our flag, and our country.  Leftists will call me a stupid black man suffering from Stockholm syndrome for loving my country.  They've done it to others. But then there was rhythm and blues superstar Gladys Knight, the empress of soul, and her stellar performance of our national anthem at Super Bowl 2019.  It brought tears to my eyes.  I salute Ms. Knight for courageously rejecting pressure from leftists to boycott the event.  She went one better than that because she gave it her all. The Los Angeles Rams, meanwhile, said they might skip visiting the White House if they were to win the Super...
  • MONDAY MORNING IN PICTURES: SUPER BOWL MINI-EDITION

    02/04/2019 7:03:40 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 1 replies
    Powerline ^ | 4 Feb 2019 | Steven Hayward
    The Super Bowl memes and whatnot are going to be stale by next Saturday, so a special edition is clearly called for. I rather like a good defensive struggle, and wasn’t bothered a bit by the low scoring. But that’s traditional conservatism speaking, the kind that always favored crew-cut Johnny Unitas over the Broadway Joe Namath.More at the source!
  • The Super Bowl: Boring Game, Boring Ads

    02/04/2019 7:39:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | February | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Man, that game was so boring last night, I betcha some people wish that some players had kneeled during the anthem and raised their fists. You don’t think so? You don’t think some people would have — I’m not saying I wish it would have happened, but I’m just saying I betcha there are some. Calling it a throwback game because it featured defense. That was not a throwback game. That was just — ah, folks, that was just a quarterback for the Rams not ready for the stage is what that was and maybe an offensive game plan,...
  • Vegans Are Seriously Angry With Hyundai’s Super Bowl Commercial

    02/04/2019 4:59:19 PM PST · by Dahoser · 63 replies
    twentytwowords.com ^ | 2-4-2019 | Tabatha Fabray
    Vegans across the globe have tweeted their anger at the recent Hyundai Super Bowl advert that compared a vegan dinner party to root canal surgery, jury duty, being stuck in the middle seat on a plane and having 'the talk' with your teenage child.
  • Super Bowl Viewership Falls To Lowest Since 2008 In Historically Low Scoring Game – Update

    02/04/2019 4:53:40 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 41 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | February 4, 2019 2:14pm | Dominic Patten
    The CBS broadcast game out of Atlanta was seen by a total audience of 100.7 million, according to CBS Sports. That number comes from when you add up everyone who watched on CBS the network, CBS Interactive, NFL digital properties, Verizon Media mobile properties, ESPN Deportes television and other digital properties. Besides being a very unique bundling spin on Super Bowl numbers that previous broadcasters haven’t shamelessly taken, that’s the first time the NFL’s big game on a network as fallen beneath 100 million viewers since 2009 when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in Super Bowl XLIII....
  • The White Flight From Football

    02/04/2019 3:11:45 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 70 replies
    City Lab ^ | February 1, 2019 | Alana Semuels
    Shantavia Jackson signed her three sons up for football to keep them out of trouble. As a single mother who works the night shift at a Home Depot warehouse 50 minutes away from her house, Jackson relies on the sport to shield the boys from gang activity in her rural Georgia county. They began in a local league five years ago when they were still little, their helmets like bobbleheads on their shoulders. Now 11, 12, and 14, they play in games across the region. Jackson says she passed up a daytime shift at Home Depot so that she can...
  • Trump Curse? LA Rams Say They Might Skip White House Visit If They Win

    02/04/2019 9:44:53 AM PST · by budj · 65 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 1, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay told reporters he would not commit to a White House visit if his team wins the Super Bowl.
  • Super Bowl Ratings Hit 10-Year Low In Historic NFL Game & Patriots’ Win

    02/04/2019 7:45:09 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 90 replies
    Deadline ^ | February 4, 2019 | Dominic Patten
    The 13-3 win for the New England Patriots over the Los Angeles Rams last night wasn’t the most exciting Super Bowl ever played by any measure, but the 2019 big NFL game was sure one for the history books. First of all, in the Patriots’ third consecutive visit to Super Bowl, the match-up in Atlanta on Sunday was the lowest scoring Super Bowl ever, a dubious honor at best. The record was previously held by Super Bowl VII, which saw the Miami Dolphins best the Washington Redskins 14-7 on January 14, 1973. Secondly, Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady is now the...
  • Four Reasons Liberals Love To Hate Tom Brady

    02/04/2019 5:30:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 4, 2019 | Scott Morefield
    If anything burned with the passion of a thousand suns, it was my hatred of New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady. As any University of Tennessee fan will tell you, that pretty much came with the territory in the days when Peyton Manning was shredding NFL defenses, setting record after record, and legitimately in the debate for GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). For years it was Brady and Manning, and while one could point to Brady’s Super Bowl wins, Manning’s godlike statistics and passing records at least put him in the discussion. But now, with Brady seemingly on track to play...
  • Patriots and Rams Deliver a Super Bowl Deserving of its Halftime Show

    02/04/2019 4:47:48 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 96 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Can somebody tell me why I still watch these things? – The NFL almost pulled off what I had always assumed was the utterly impossible last night, staging a Super Bowl game that was very nearly as boring and tedious as a damn soccer match. Yes, yes, yes, I know – it was a “great defensive battle,” right? Spare me, please. It was a game in which LA Rams quarterback Jared Goff played worse than any Super Bowl QB since at least Billy Kilmer and really since Joe Kapp in Super Bowl...
  • Man swindled people out of nearly $1M in Super Bowl scam then disappeared, police say

    02/01/2019 8:33:06 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies
    WSB-TV via WPXI ^ | February 1, 2019 | Nicole Carr
    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - About a dozen Georgians have accused a prominent Gwinnett County businessman of taking off with nearly $1 million in a months-long Super Bowl ticket and business scam. Records obtained by Channel 2 Action News early Thursday morning show the man’s own mother has accused him of theft tied to the scam, and his wife told Channel 2 investigative reporter Nicole Carr she hasn’t seen him since reporting him missing early this month. Carr received the tip about Ketan Shah from an alleged victim who lives in Sandy Springs. The man told Carr that Shah, who owns...
  • New Orleans threw a celebration of their own to boycott the Super Bowl

    02/04/2019 2:06:33 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    WBRZ ^ | 2/03/19 | Earl Phelps
    NEW ORLEANS- It’s a Who Dat take over as thousands of Saints fans fill Fulton Street in New Orleans for the Boycott Bowl. “We are out here because we are true Who Dat fans,” said a Saints fan. This is New Orleans response to not being in the Super Bowl after a no-call on pass interference against Rams that cost the team the NFC Championship and the Super Bowl. More than 3 thousand attended for this anti-super bowl event, and organizers say it’s the largest in the state. The event had concerts with major entertainment including Louisiana’s very own Rockin’...
  • LA vs. Boston Super Bowl same as World Series

    02/03/2019 10:05:01 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 23 replies
    MLB ^ | 2019 | Adrian Garro
    The wild thing about this particular Super Bowl matchup, though, is that the phenomenon of teams from the same cities facing off in two consecutive title games is very rare. By virtue of having Red Sox-Dodgers and Patriots-Rams both taking place in the 2018 (or 2018-2019 season), it marks the first time since Super Bowl III in 1969 that this has happened: Super Bowl III: Jets-Colts in January 1969, and then in October 1969 Mets-Orioles. Different seasons. Same calendar year.