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Chicago Tribune
Muhammad Ali defied the draft — and polarized the nation — 49 years ago todaywould be able to continue fighting as a professional. Ali, after a famous meeti
Muhammad Ali defied the draft — and polarized the nation — 49 years ago today
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
would be able to continue fighting as a professional. Ali, after a famous meeting with a lot of black athletes, including Jim Brown, turned it down. He wasn’t afraid of combat. There was no chance he would be in combat. His decision was completely... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Muhammad Ali defied the draft -- and polarized the nation -- 49 years ago todaywould be able to continue fighting as a professional. Ali, after a famous meeti
Muhammad Ali defied the draft -- and polarized the nation -- 49 years ago today
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 hours ago
would be able to continue fighting as a professional. Ali, after a famous meeting with a lot of black athletes, including Jim Brown, turned it down. He wasn’t afraid of combat. There was no chance he would be in combat. His decision was completely... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Much needed motivation at West Cravenplay the game.“It was a lot of fun. I dreamed about it when I was young and you
Much needed motivation at West Craven
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
play the game.“It was a lot of fun. I dreamed about it when I was young and you see all those NFL superstars, and mine was Jim Brown and Tony Dorsett, who I looked up to and wanted to be like. When you get drafted, it’s one of the happiest days of... Read more
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NFL.com
Best-ever picks by NFL draft spot: Picks 1-4player ever to do so, and earned first- or second-team all-NFL honors in each o
Best-ever picks by NFL draft spot: Picks 1-4
NFL.com / Posted yesterday
player ever to do so, and earned first- or second-team all-NFL honors in each of those highlight-friendly 10 seasons. Like Jim Brown before him, Sanders retired while still in the prime of his career, and did so when he was just 1,457 yards short... Read more
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Raw Story
Notoriously apolitical NBA legend Michael Jordan speaks out against North Carolina’s anti-LGBT lawand human rights,” Abdul-Jabbar said, himself part of a long line of black athl
Notoriously apolitical NBA legend Michael Jordan speaks out against North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
and human rights,” Abdul-Jabbar said, himself part of a long line of black athletes such as Muhammed Ali, Bill Russell, and Jim Brown, who supported equality and civil rights at a time when doing so made them subject to threats. Michael Jordan... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Cowboys love Ezekiel Elliott, could try to trade down and still get himtime when running backs can be found in any round of the draft and beyond, the
Cowboys love Ezekiel Elliott, could try to trade down and still get him
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
time when running backs can be found in any round of the draft and beyond, the team taking the running back needs to be sure that he’s Jim Brown, Barry Sanders, Adrian Peterson, Emmitt Smith, or in more general terms the opposite of Trent Richard... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine man accused of fleeing in his SUV, leading cops on foot chase in Triangle parking structurea Chevrolet SUV when an officer noticed his driving “recklessly and committing
Irvine man accused of fleeing in his SUV, leading cops on foot chase in Triangle parking structure
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
a Chevrolet SUV when an officer noticed his driving “recklessly and committing several (driving) violations,” police Sgt. Jim Brown said. When the officer attempted to pull Clark over, he sped away before parking the SUV on Newport Boulevard,... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Great minds in Cleveland?DePodesta. Maybe the Browns need to return to the basics. It worked for Brown,
Great minds in Cleveland?
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
DePodesta. Maybe the Browns need to return to the basics. It worked for Brown, who managed to select a running back named Jim Brown sixth overall in the 1957 draft. Whatever magazine Paul Brown might have been relying on that year directed him to... Read more
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NFL.com
The All-Time Draft of 2016: NFL legends re-enter prospect pool!a sense of risk to the proceedings by taking the time machine back to when thes
The All-Time Draft of 2016: NFL legends re-enter prospect pool!
NFL.com / Posted 6 days ago
a sense of risk to the proceedings by taking the time machine back to when these guys were still just student-athletes.The Jim Brown Is Better Than Your RB Rule The goal is to fill 2016 needs, not to name all-time greats who are great. We could... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How a history-making lacrosse team is challenging a sport's lily-white imagewho dreamed of bringing the sport to Hampton University before his untimely dea
How a history-making lacrosse team is challenging a sport's lily-white image
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
who dreamed of bringing the sport to Hampton University before his untimely death. ESPN’s Chris Connelly interviewed Jim Brown, the NFL legend who remains the only athlete enshrined as a Hall of Famer for both pro football and lacrosse.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Bartels wins battle of aces, Belmont remains unbeatenvictory over the Wildcats. “I thought Cole pitched a great game today, he got
Bartels wins battle of aces, Belmont remains unbeaten
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
victory over the Wildcats. “I thought Cole pitched a great game today, he got stronger as the game went on,” Belmont coach Jim Brown said. “He kept his pitch count down (107) so that he could go all seven. It was the type of game we expected,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Trade with Eagles Puts Browns in Position to Build a Contenderwater. Yep, I'm conscious.) The last time this was written—"Cleveland makes sm
Trade with Eagles Puts Browns in Position to Build a Contender
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
water. Yep, I'm conscious.) The last time this was written—"Cleveland makes smart move"—was probably when they drafted Jim Brown in 1957. The Browns have been such an embarrassment over the past few decades when it comes to the draft, writing... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Patriots Hand Out New Jersey Numbers To 2016 Offseason Additions72 DT Frank Kearse No. 96 DT Terrance Knighton No. 94 DT Markus Kuhn No. 95
Patriots Hand Out New Jersey Numbers To 2016 Offseason Additions
New England Sports Network / Posted 8 days ago
72 DT Frank Kearse No. 96 DT Terrance Knighton No. 94 DT Markus Kuhn No. 95 DE Chris Long No. 58 LB Shea McClellin No. 48 LB James Vaughters No. 70 DT Joe Vellano No. 84 WR Nate Washington Thumbnail photo via Jim Brown/USA TODAY Sports Im... Read more
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New York Post
Islanders on the precipice of washing away 23 years of uglyto play a tie breaker with the Browns on Dec. 21, 1958, to determine a champion
Islanders on the precipice of washing away 23 years of ugly
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
to play a tie breaker with the Browns on Dec. 21, 1958, to determine a champion of the NFL’s Eastern Division, they held Jim Brown to 8 yards on seven carries to win 10-0 and earn a spot in what we now call the greatest game in pro football... Read more
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ESPN
The never-ending story: Who is the Authentic Kobe?social-conscience athletic icon. "He is somewhat confused about culture, becau
The never-ending story: Who is the Authentic Kobe?
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
social-conscience athletic icon. "He is somewhat confused about culture, because he was brought up in another country," Jim Brown said at the time, that if he were to convene another historic summit of black athletes like he did in 1967 to... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Ken Burns’ new documentary about Jackie Robinson is on DVD this weektolerant and that things were moving too slow as they began to turn to more mil
Ken Burns’ new documentary about Jackie Robinson is on DVD this week
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 11 days ago
tolerant and that things were moving too slow as they began to turn to more militant sports heroes such as Muhammad Ali and Jim Brown. What results is a fascinating, never hurried, fact-filled and disarming overview of a remarkable man who found... Read more
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AdWeek
There's Now a One-Stop Shop for Brands That Want to Work With Retired NFL Playersto Drew Sheinman, svp of brand development, IMG, was to create "value beyond th
There's Now a One-Stop Shop for Brands That Want to Work With Retired NFL Players
AdWeek / Posted 11 days ago
to Drew Sheinman, svp of brand development, IMG, was to create "value beyond the $50 million dollars." Hall of Famer Jim Brown, who chairs the alliance, said "the FGA will provide opportunities for retired players to band together for a wide... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
IRS Reveals The Top Tax Scams Of 2016The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Ji
IRS Reveals The Top Tax Scams Of 2016
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Jim Brown, or a list of the top twelve tax scams as identified by the Internal Revenue Service? Would you believe that it's both? Each year, the IRS releases a list of the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
IRS Reveals The Top Tax Scams Of 2016The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Ji
IRS Reveals The Top Tax Scams Of 2016
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Jim Brown, or a list of the top twelve tax scams as identified by the Internal Revenue Service? Would you believe that it's both? Each year, the IRS releases a list of the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
IRS unveilsThe Dirty Dozen -- a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and J
IRS unveils
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
The Dirty Dozen -- a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Jim Brown, or a list of the top twelve tax scams as identified by the Internal Revenue Service? Would you believe that it's both? Each year, the IRS releases a list of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
The laird, his salmon and an erring TV programmein Aberdeenshire, and has been broadcast in the US as well as in the UK. Accord
The laird, his salmon and an erring TV programme
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
in Aberdeenshire, and has been broadcast in the US as well as in the UK. According to the company’s creative director, Jim Brown, the Bradfords did not ask for anything in the film to be changed when they were shown it in advance. “Perhaps,... Read more
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Deseret News
Chris Hicks: Ken Burns’ new documentary about Jackie Robinson is on DVD this weektolerant and that things were moving too slow as they began to turn to more mil
Chris Hicks: Ken Burns’ new documentary about Jackie Robinson is on DVD this week
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
tolerant and that things were moving too slow as they began to turn to more militant sports heroes such as Muhammad Ali and Jim Brown. What results is a fascinating, never hurried, fact-filled and disarming overview of a remarkable man who found... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Acadia National Parkyear is looking to be great. The reservations are coming in this year at a fast
Acadia National Park
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
year is looking to be great. The reservations are coming in this year at a faster clip then they did last year..." said Jim Brown who owns The Coach Stop Inn in Bar Harbor with his wife. He is also the Chef and Inn Keeper. For more information... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Acadia National Parkyear is looking to be great. The reservations are coming in this year at a fast
Acadia National Park
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 13 days ago
year is looking to be great. The reservations are coming in this year at a faster clip then they did last year..." said Jim Brown who owns The Coach Stop Inn in Bar Harbor with his wife. He is also the Chef and Inn Keeper. For more information... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Bases Covered: Is Bryce Harper baseball's Wayne Gretzky?of Gretzky and Jordan. “Look at every sport,” he said. “Guys that are consider
Bases Covered: Is Bryce Harper baseball's Wayne Gretzky?
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
of Gretzky and Jordan. “Look at every sport,” he said. “Guys that are considered the great ones—Michael Jordan, Gretzky, Jim Brown, Joe Montana—they have a flair for the dramatic. And I told him when he hit that home run: ‘Man, you’ve got a flair... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Jackie Robinson documentary chooses duality over simplicityand by the 1960s he’s seen as an uncle Tom in relation to the modern-day black
Jackie Robinson documentary chooses duality over simplicity
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
and by the 1960s he’s seen as an uncle Tom in relation to the modern-day black athletes like John Carlos, Tommy Smith and Jim Brown. The story’s more about how times changed than how Robinson did. His endorsement of Nixon, Republican political... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Harper hits 1st slam, 100th HR; Nationals drop Braves to 0-9had breezed through two innings. "In every sport, guys (that) are considered t
Harper hits 1st slam, 100th HR; Nationals drop Braves to 0-9
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
had breezed through two innings. "In every sport, guys (that) are considered the great ones, Michael Jordan, Gretzky, Jim Brown, Joe Montana, they have a flair for the dramatic," Baker said. "And I told him when he hit that home run, 'Man,... Read more
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Los Banos Enterprise
Merced County insists its tax-sharing offer is ‘fair’with the city of Merced, but the two governing bodies still don’t agree on what
Merced County insists its tax-sharing offer is ‘fair’
Los Banos Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
with the city of Merced, but the two governing bodies still don’t agree on what those words mean. Merced County CEO Jim Brown updated the board and the public on what the county has analyzed to be a fair deal for splitting the revenue. The... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Harper hits 1st slam, 100th HR; Nationals drop Braves to 0-9had breezed through two innings. "In every sport, guys (that) are considered t
Harper hits 1st slam, 100th HR; Nationals drop Braves to 0-9
Warren Times Observer / Posted 14 days ago
had breezed through two innings. "In every sport, guys (that) are considered the great ones, Michael Jordan, Gretzky, Jim Brown, Joe Montana, they have a flair for the dramatic," Baker said. "And I told him when he hit that home run, 'Man,... Read more
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ESPN
Harper hits 100th HR, 8th-youngest to reach mark132 days old in 1931. "In every sport, guys [that] are considered the great on
Harper hits 100th HR, 8th-youngest to reach mark
ESPN / Posted 14 days ago
132 days old in 1931. "In every sport, guys [that] are considered the great ones -- Michael Jordan, [Wayne] Gretzky, Jim Brown, Joe Montana -- they have a flair for the dramatic," Nationals manager Dusty Baker said. "And I told [Harper] when... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Potpourri: Swinging into springMotors (Pontiac-Buick-GMC). • Charles Edey headed Charles' Barber Shop in the
Potpourri: Swinging into spring
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Motors (Pontiac-Buick-GMC). • Charles Edey headed Charles' Barber Shop in the Donald Hotel. Employees were Tom Hill and Jim Brown. The shop had formerly been operated by Clive Ireland and his son Guy. • Leslie Diepdael's team of Brian Goude,... Read more
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The Mercury News
`Immaculate Reception' football, 100-point basketball mysteries explored in Smithsonian Channel seriesto be explored (two for each one-hour show): -- The 1964 NFL championship ring
`Immaculate Reception' football, 100-point basketball mysteries explored in Smithsonian Channel series
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
to be explored (two for each one-hour show): -- The 1964 NFL championship ring belonging to Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown. -- The pink Ford K2 race car driven by Dale Earnhardt at the beginning of his career. -- The saddle worn by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
IRS Reveals The Top Tax Scams Of 2016The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Ji
IRS Reveals The Top Tax Scams Of 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Jim Brown, or a list of the top twelve tax scams as identified by the Internal Revenue Service? Would you believe that it's both? Each year, the IRS releases a list of the... Read more
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Scotsman
Jedburgh councillor wants unicorn built on English borderthe border with England faces claims the scheme is more about selling burgers t
Jedburgh councillor wants unicorn built on English border
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
the border with England faces claims the scheme is more about selling burgers than boosting tourism. Jedburgh councillor Jim Brown is calling for a giant sculpture of a unicorn - Scotland’s national animal - to be built at Carter Bar layby, where... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for April 131963-1965. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Sr. and Belva Janwa
Tributes for April 13
Greeley Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
1963-1965. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Sr. and Belva Janway; grandparents, Ellis and Alma Dunn and Jim and Emma Janway. He is survived by daughters, Dena (Todd) Charles and Darice Janway; grandchildren, Ryin and Nathan... Read more
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Orange County Register
Burglars use blow torch to steal $6,300 worth of equipment from Costa Mesa businessAna, were seen shortly before 9:30 a.m. parked near the rear of EnGenius Techno
Burglars use blow torch to steal $6,300 worth of equipment from Costa Mesa business
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
Ana, were seen shortly before 9:30 a.m. parked near the rear of EnGenius Technologies, Inc., 1580 Scenic Ave., police Sgt. Jim Brown said. Police responded to the business to find the stolen vehicles parked next to a metal roll up door, which had... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
JACKIE ROBINSONNelson Rockefeller and other prominent whites—and sought new, more defiant cult
JACKIE ROBINSON
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
Nelson Rockefeller and other prominent whites—and sought new, more defiant cultural heroes such as Muhammad Ali and Jim Brown. But even as his celebrity waned and diabetes ravaged his body, Robinson continued to push for fair treatment and... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Two local lenders resume Hoosick Falls, New York, mortgagescase, due to the known contaminant in the area, we have to test for that specif
Two local lenders resume Hoosick Falls, New York, mortgages
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
case, due to the known contaminant in the area, we have to test for that specific chemical." Bank of Bennington President Jim Brown said his financial institution has also resumed issuing new mortgages on homes in the village, given that they have... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Early retirements won’t faze NFL until rookies start saying “no thanks”retirements triggered not a single broader discussion about what it means for f
Early retirements won’t faze NFL until rookies start saying “no thanks”
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 20 days ago
retirements triggered not a single broader discussion about what it means for football, from stars like Barry Sanders and Jim Brown to the many mid-level-to-low-level guys who simply stopped playing and were never really noticed or missed because... Read more
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Wired News
Above Spaceport Mojave, aerospace engineers learn to fly spaceships in close formationof those toys, learning how to fly in formations like fighter pilots and airsho
Above Spaceport Mojave, aerospace engineers learn to fly spaceships in close formation
Wired News / Posted 21 days ago
of those toys, learning how to fly in formations like fighter pilots and airshow pros. And while the chaperones—like Jim Brown, who was once the chief test pilot for the F-22 program—usually have military aviation training, these trainees... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Two local lenders resume Hoosick Falls, NY mortgagescase do to the known contaminant in the area, we have to test for that specific
Two local lenders resume Hoosick Falls, NY mortgages
Bennington Banner / Posted 21 days ago
case do to the known contaminant in the area, we have to test for that specific chemical." Bank of Bennington President Jim Brown said his financial institution has also resumed issuing new mortgages on homes in the village, given that they have... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FSU running back Dalvin Cook undergoes shoulder surgery, out for several monthsinjured his left shoulder in high school. Cook rushed for 1,691 yards and 19 t
FSU running back Dalvin Cook undergoes shoulder surgery, out for several months
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
injured his left shoulder in high school. Cook rushed for 1,691 yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2015 and won the Jim Brown Award, which goes to the nation’s top running back. FSU is now without Cook and two of his top backups – Mario... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
FSU running back Dalvin Cook undergoes shoulder surgery, out for several monthsCook injured two springs ago, but Fisher said the latest shoulder injury was no
FSU running back Dalvin Cook undergoes shoulder surgery, out for several months
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Cook injured two springs ago, but Fisher said the latest shoulder injury was not related to the prior one. Cook rushed for 1,691 yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2015 and won the Jim Brown Award, which goes to the nation’s top running b... Read more
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NFL.com
Could J.J. Watt retire from NFL early?his skills deteriorate. Barry Sanders similarly walked away from Detroit in his
Could J.J. Watt retire from NFL early?
NFL.com / Posted 23 days ago
his skills deteriorate. Barry Sanders similarly walked away from Detroit in his prime. As have several running backs like Jim Brown or Gale Sayers. Last season, linebacker Patrick Willis retired after just eight years. Watt has won three NFL... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
J.J. Watt may not have many more seasons left in himcontinued to play very well and didn’t miss a game, he’s been battling through
J.J. Watt may not have many more seasons left in him
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 23 days ago
continued to play very well and didn’t miss a game, he’s been battling through groin injuries, back injuries and arm injuries. Perhaps Watt will emulate Jim Brown and retire after a nine-year NFL career. If so, Watt’s career is more than half... Read more
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CBS Sports
49ers LB Chris Borland: Early retirement could become a trend"You play till you can't anymore. You have to be carried off the field. I think
49ers LB Chris Borland: Early retirement could become a trend
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
"You play till you can't anymore. You have to be carried off the field. I think that'll change. "I think historically, Jim Brown and Barry Sanders are viewed as early retirements. I think whenever a guy decides to walk away is when he and his... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Chris Borland thinks more players will choose early retirement“You play till you can’t anymore. You have to be carried off the field. I think
Chris Borland thinks more players will choose early retirement
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 24 days ago
“You play till you can’t anymore. You have to be carried off the field. I think that’ll change. “I think historically, Jim Brown and Barry Sanders are viewed as early retirements. I think whenever a guy decides to walk away is when he and his... Read more
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The Chronicle
Myles Jones changing the game at midfield for Duke men's lacrosseJones is certainly not the first African-American superstar in the sport—former
Myles Jones changing the game at midfield for Duke men's lacrosse
The Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
Jones is certainly not the first African-American superstar in the sport—former Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown played at Syracuse in the mid-1950s when he was not outrunning opponents on the gridiron and Kyle Harrison won the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Chris Borland: Early retirement the new normal in NFL"You play till you can’t anymore. You have to be carried off the field. I think
Chris Borland: Early retirement the new normal in NFL
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
"You play till you can’t anymore. You have to be carried off the field. I think that’ll change. "I think historically, Jim Brown and Barry Sanders are viewed as early retirements. I think whenever a guy decides to walk away is when he and his... Read more
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examiner.com
Give thanks to Arlo Guthrie for 'Alice’s Restaurant Massacree'son Abe Guthrie on keyboards, longtime friend Terry A La Berry on drums, Darren
Give thanks to Arlo Guthrie for 'Alice’s Restaurant Massacree'
examiner.com / Posted 24 days ago
son Abe Guthrie on keyboards, longtime friend Terry A La Berry on drums, Darren Todd on bass, and Bobby Sweet on guitar and fiddle. The program is produced and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Jim Brown. So nice to hear you sing again,... Read more
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