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  • Protestor Holds “Vote Republican, Stop Abortion” Sign During NFL Football Game

    10/15/2018 3:29:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 15, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    A pro-life advocate drew a lot of eyes to his protest Sunday during a football game between the Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars. Journalists covering the game captured photos and videos of the man as he shouted “Vote Republican” and “Stop abortion” from the platform at the base of the stadium stands, just before the game. The man is not named in reports. The man also held a sign, which read: “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. – God,” “Stop abortion” and “Vote Republican.” A Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist said the man began his protest right...
  • SEE IT: Patriots fans flip off Tyreek Hill, throw beer on him after Chiefs WR scores touchdown

    10/15/2018 7:43:14 AM PDT · by vespa300 · 46 replies
    Daily News ^ | 10/14/2018 | Daily News Sports staff
    Boston sports fans keep it classy. After Tyreek Hill caught a pass from Patrick Mahomes and sprinted into the end zone Sunday night, his momentum took him to the edge of the seats at Gillette.
  • Kneeling NFL players earn $16M combined THIS season

    10/14/2018 3:45:02 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 18 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 10-14-18 | Thomas Barrabi
    A trio of NFL players have knelt during the national anthem this season, resuming protests against social injustice that have vexed President Trump for the last two years and left Commissioner Roger Goodell and other league officials scrambling for a solution. Miami Dolphins wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson have knelt during the national anthem every game this season. Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid, who joined Colin Kaepernick during the original kneeling protests in 2016, resumed kneeling before his season debut in Week 5 last Sunday. The three players are slated to earn a combined $16.5 million in 2018,...
  • Which NFL Teams have Kneelers and how are they doing?

    10/14/2018 2:23:48 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 41 replies
    NLZ ^ | 10-14-18 | NoLibZone
    Which NFL Teams have Kneelers and how are they doing? Thank you.
  • Authenticity now the attribute craved by national Democrats

    10/13/2018 11:46:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 13, 2018 12:30 PM EDT | Ken Thomas
    Beto O’Rourke’s response to a question during a Houston town hall meeting this past summer lasted only four minutes. But for some Democrats it said everything. It was authentic. In an exchange that quickly went viral, the Democrat congressman and Senate hopeful was asked whether he found NFL players who knelt during the national anthem to be disrespectful. A passionate O’Rourke told the room of Texans, not necessarily a sympathetic crowd, that he could “think of nothing more American than to peacefully stand up, or take a knee, for your rights.” Clips of his answer were viewed millions of times...
  • Alabama grocery store refuses to sell Pepsi products with NFL logo

    10/13/2018 11:52:32 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 13 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    Pepsi's slogan may have once been "The Choice of a New Generation," but one grocery store owner has chosen to no longer sell its products because they feature the NFL logo. A Facebook post from S&Z Grocery in Athens, Alabama, stated the store would not sell the products until the logo is removed. “This may cause me to lose some business, but here goes. S&Z supermarket currently will not be selling 20 ounce Pepsi or Diet Pepsi. These two items are currently produced with the NFL logo on them. I refuse to sell the product until the logo is removed....
  • Jim Taylor dies; was first of Vince Lombardi-era Packers inducted into Hall of Fame

    10/13/2018 11:36:36 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 24 replies
    ESPN ^ | October 13, 2018
    Hall of Fame fullback Jim Taylor, who rushed for more than 1,000 yards over five straight seasons with the Green Bay Packers, died Saturday morning at the age of 83, the team announced. Taylor rushed for 8,207 yards and scored 91 touchdowns in his nine seasons with the Packers from 1958-66, and he was the first of the Vince Lombardi-era players to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in 1976.
  • 49ers Apologize for Leaving Photos of Kaepernick Out of Online Gallery Hyping Packers Game

    10/12/2018 5:53:21 PM PDT · by kevcol · 14 replies
    CNSNews ^ | October 12, 2018 | Craig Bannister
    The National Football League’s (NFL) San Francisco 49ers have apologized and made amends after neglecting to include photos of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an online photo gallery promoting the team’s upcoming Monday night game against the Green Bay Packers. . . . The 49ers have launched an investigation into how the “glaring omission” occurred and have added photos of Kaepernick playing against the Packers,
  • NFL Live Thread: Week 6

    10/11/2018 4:47:12 PM PDT · by Impy · 38 replies
    10-11-2018
    NFL LIVE THREAD Week 6 THURSDAY, OCT 11, 2018 (All Times Eastern) Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants 8:20 pm NFLN/FOX MetLife Stadium SUNDAY, OCT 14, 2018 Arizona at Minnesota 1:00 pm FOX U.S. Bank Stadium Carolina at Washington 1:00 pm FOX FedEx Field Chicago at Miami 1:00 pm FOX Hard Rock Stadium Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets 1:00 pm CBS MetLife Stadium Pittsburgh at Cincinnati 1:00 pm CBS Paul Brown Stadium Seattle "at" Oakland 1:00 pm FOX Wembley Stadium (London, UK) Buffalo at Houston 1:00 pm CBS NRG Stadium L.A. Chargers at Cleveland 1:00 pm CBS FirstEnergy Stadium Tampa Bay at Atlanta...
  • Trump site's 'Stand Up for America' jerseys see 'brisk' sales as latest attack on NFL kneelers

    10/07/2018 2:47:02 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 25 replies
    The product was introduced on Sept. 7, a day after the NFL’s season began and Kaepernick debuted as the face of a Nike ad campaign. Sales have been “brisk,” said a Trump campaign spokesman. “Our theme originated out of President Trump’s love for the American flag and his fervent belief that Americans should always stand for our National Anthem,” said Lara Trump, senior advisor for Donald J. Trump for President Inc.
  • Eric Reid takes a knee during national anthem in first game as Carolina Panthers player

    10/07/2018 1:53:43 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 07, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took a knee during the national anthem before Sunday’s game against the New York Giants in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reid was the only player to kneel during the “Star Spangled Banner,” continuing the protest he began while playing for the San Francisco 49ers. He was the first Panthers player ever to kneel during the national anthem. Sunday also marked Reid’s return to the NFL after signing with the Panthers on Sept. 27. He and Kaepernick filed a grievance against the league alleging teams colluded against signing him during free agency because of the kneeling controversy....
  • Girl, 8, pulls a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden

    10/04/2018 7:10:29 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 90 replies
    BBC ^ | 4 Oct 2018
    Saga Vanecek found the relic in the Vidöstern lake while at her family's holiday home in Jönköping County. The sword was initially reported to be 1,000 years old, but experts at the local museum now believe it may date to around 1,500 years ago.
  • NFL Live Thread: Week 5

    10/04/2018 3:53:43 PM PDT · by Impy · 93 replies
    10-4-2018
    NFL LIVE THREAD Week 5 THURSDAY, OCT 4, 2018 (All Times Eastern) Indianapolis at New England 8:20 pm NFLN/Fox Gillette Stadium SUNDAY, OCT 7, 2018 Miami at Cincinnati 1:00 pm CBS Paul Brown Stadium Atlanta at Pittsburgh 1:00 pm FOX Heinz Field Baltimore at Cleveland 1:00 pm CBS FirstEnergy Stadium Denver at N.Y. Jets 1:00 pm CBS MetLife Stadium Green Bay at Detroit 1:00 pm FOX Ford Field Jacksonville at Kansas City 1:00 pm CBS Arrowhead Stadium N.Y. Giants at Carolina 1:00 pm FOX Bank of America Stadium Tennessee at Buffalo 1:00 pm CBS New Era Field Oakland at L.A....
  • ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Hit Season Low As Baltimore Ravens Rip Steelers

    10/01/2018 11:28:36 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 43 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 1, 2018 | Dominic Patten
    The mantra for the current NFL champions in Philadelphia may be “fly Eagles, fly,” but last night on Sunday Night Football it was Super Bowl XLVII winners the Baltimore Ravens who hit high notes in tearing the Pittsburgh Steelers apart. In a 26-14 win on SNF, the Ravens are now 3-1 this season and the Keystone State team is near the bottom of the AFC North. The game in Pittsburgh on Sunday also saw another type of bottoming out in the ratings for the league and the NFL, as the primetime Week 4 matchup drew a 12.3/21 in metered-market results...
  • Safety Earl Thomas Flips Off Seahawks' Sideline While Being Carted Off in Fourth Quarter

    10/01/2018 7:42:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    SI ^ | September 30, 2018 | Khadrice Rollins
    Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Cardinals after getting injured on Arizona's game-tying score. Thomas had a cast on his left leg and was taken to locker room to get X-rays on it. After the game, coach Pete Carroll said Thomas had a lower leg fracture, but gave no update on his timetable for a return. Thomas held out this offseason in hopes of getting an extension on his contract. His is currently in the last year of a four-year deal and is set to become a free...
  • NFL Live Thread: Week 4

    09/27/2018 12:43:27 PM PDT · by Impy · 72 replies
    9-27-2018
    NFL LIVE THREAD Week 4 THURSDAY, SEP 27, 2018 (All Times Eastern) Minnesota at L.A. Rams 8:20 pm NFLN/Fox Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum SUNDAY, SEP 30, 2018 Buffalo at Green Bay 1:00 pm CBS Lambeau Field Cincinnati at Atlanta 1:00 pm CBS Mercedes-Benz Stadium Detroit at Dallas 1:00 pm FOX AT&T Stadium Houston at Indianapolis 1:00 pm CBS Lucas Oil Stadium Miami at New England 1:00 pm CBS Gillette Stadium T N.Y. Jets at Jacksonville 1:00 pm FOX TIAA Bank Field Philadelphia at Tennessee 1:00 pm FOX Nissan Stadium Tampa Bay at Chicago 1:00 pm FOX Soldier Field Cleveland at...
  • Witten blasts 'left-wing' roughing the passer approach as Bucs, Steelers tie record penalty tally

    09/25/2018 9:32:40 AM PDT · by ETL · 17 replies
    Yahoo Sports (a left-wing sports site) ^ | Sept 24, 2018 | Jason Owens
    "...as has been the theme throughout much of the first three weeks of the NFL season, roughing the passer penalties were a significant storyline from Monday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Bucs, Steelers set new mark for roughing penalties Officials called four roughing penalties during Pittsburgh’s 30-27 win on Monday, which is tied for most in the league in one game since 2001, according to ESPN. While a couple of them were fairly clear violations of contact with the quarterback’s head, others appeared to fall into the vague new definition of the foul that penalizes defenders...
  • Hannah Storm, Andrea Kremer Will Become First Female Duo to Call NFL Games

    09/25/2018 9:30:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 63 replies
    SI ^ | September 25, 2018 | Alaa Abdeldaiem
    For the first time in history, a female duo will be calling a NFL game. Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer will become the first female broadcasting team to provide commentary and analysis during an NFL game when they call this week's Thursday Night Football matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Rams on Amazon Prime Video. The live streaming service made the announcement on Tuesday.
  • Browns' Hue Jackson Has to 'Watch the Tape' Before Deciding Week 4 Starting Quarterback

    09/21/2018 6:31:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    SI ^ | September 21, 2018 | Charlotte Carroll
    After Thursday's 21–17 win over the Jets, Browns head coach Hue Jackson said he has to wait to "watch the tape" before deciding between Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield on who will be the Week 4 starting quarterback. Rookie quarterback and No. 1 pick Mayfield came in before the first half ended when quarterback Taylor went out with a concussion. He led the Browns back from a 14–0 defecit for the victory.
  • NFL: CLE Browns Win 1st Game Since 2016 Season (Free Beer Ping)

    09/20/2018 10:26:17 PM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 19 replies
    espn.com ^ | September 20, 2018 | Pat McManamon
    Rookie Baker Mayfield entered for his NFL regular-season debut late in the second quarter and brought the Browns back from a 14-0 deficit to prevail 21-17, snapping a 19-game winless streak dating back to Dec. 24, 2016 -- a span of 635 days...