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September 22, 2021


Rookie QB Tracker: How the most notable rookie signal-callers fared in Week 2

Week 2 of the NFL season is an opportunity for teams to continue building chemistry. That is especially the case for rookie quarterbacks continuing to adjust to the speed of the professional level. Transitioning to the NFL can offer an array of new firsts (good and bad) for athletes well-accustomed......

The red-hot St. Louis Cardinals are finding their stride at the right time

The St. Louis Cardinals shouldn’t be here, leading the race for the second and final wild card in the National League and certainly not by a suddenly comfortable margin. Just three weeks or so ago, I was on local radio in St. Louis and the host was relating that it......

Conor McGregor shows off his pitching form at Wrigley Field

Ceremonial first pitches have a history of going shockingly well or surprisingly bad. MMA star Conor McGregor‘s first pitch during Tuesday’s Chicago Cubs game against the Minnesota Twins at Wrigley Field was no exception to that rule. The Notorious MMA’s time on the mound could have gone better — to......

Refugee Response’s Annual Benefit on Oct. 2 in Ohio City to Feature Global Food, Culture

click to enlarge Billy Delfs This six-acre urban farm in Ohio City is the site of the annual Refugee Response benefit. “It’s going to be a little different this year,” executive director Patrick Kearns says of the annual Refugee Response benefit on Oct. 2. “This year we’re really excited because......

Open casting for Bills fans: Some table-crashing experience required

2:08 PM ET Alaina GetzenbergESPN BUFFALO — Amazon is looking to pay a Buffalo resident to jump through a table. Seriously. Casting Buffalo placed an advertisement on Facebook looking for actors to play a role in a new Amazon commercial. The agency is casting for a variety of Buffalo Bills......

How our culture and our government gave too much power to Facebook

Vivek Ramaswamy The latest revelation of Facebook hurting teenage girls and letting criminal activity go unmoderated shows how we as Americans and the government must start regulating the social media giant, Vivek Ramaswamy writes. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

Scenes from Saquon Barkley’s Penn State homecoming

Tonight, one of college football’s greatest traditions will make its triumphant return. No. 10 Penn State welcomes No. 22 Auburn into Beaver Stadium for a White Out game. The stadium is sold out for this prime-time matchup, which means many fans will be in the stands to cheer on their......

Week 2 NFL injury updates: News on Anthony Barr, Ronnie Stanley and more

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 1 of the NFL season gave fans and experts a lot to talk about. There were fantastic finishes, questionable calls (or no-calls), and even mixed reality made an appearance during opening week! However, injuries are a part of the game, and teams will have......

Nine minutes, 1,500 words, 1 wink: Bill Belichick’s long-snapper dissertation

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — On many things, it simply “is what it is” for New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick. But not special teams. He loves ’em. The most recent example came Friday during his virtual news conference when asked about long-snapper becoming a specialized position. Belichick kept going and going......

‘… Good luck, I guess:’ Najee Harris offers T.J. Watt advice on facing former Bama teammate

PITTSBURGH — With nearly 3 1/2 seasons of experience playing with offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood at Alabama, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris has an inside track on the scouting report of the Las Vegas Raiders‘ first-round pick. But asked if he has any tips for Steelers outside linebacker T.J.......

Dennis Schroder pokes fun at how he ‘fumbled the bag’

Dennis Schroder made headlines when he signed with the Boston Celtics, but it wasn’t about the money he gained. It was for the money he lost. Last season, the guard turned down a four-year, $84 million contract extension offer from the Los Angeles Lakers in order to become an unrestricted......

Rookie QB Tracker: How did these rookie signal-callers fare in their NFL debuts?

The NFL season is underway and remains plenty exciting for fans everywhere. Week 1’s action was rich with comebacks, notable returns and an array of highlight-reel plays to kick off the season in proper form. Of course, some of that excitement could be a tad overwhelming if you’re an NFL......

Activision hires new executives following a workplace culture lawsuit.

New York Times
Activision Blizzard, the company behind popular games like Call of Duty, said on Tuesday that it was hiring two executives, including a new head of human resources, as part of an effort to build a more inclusive workplace and grow revenue. Julie Hodges, a senior vice president at the Walt......

Five things we learned from Peyton & Eli’s Monday Night Football telecast

11:30 PM ET Tory BarronESPN Editor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports. Mondays just got a whole lot more fun thanks to the Manning......

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