Jason Brown makes it sound so simple: The stakes of the U.S. Figure Skating Championship don't make for pressure, just a chance to show off for a big crowd. The 20-year-old Olympian won the short program Friday, setting himself up for his first national title. Brown posted a career-best 93.36 points to lead Joshua Farris by 2.96, while four-time U.S. champ Jeremy Abbott was third...
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January 24, 2015 | Discuss
Jason Brown signed a five-year, $37.5 million contract with the St. Louis Rams prior to the 2009 season. This came after three great seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. For the then 29-year-old center, it seemed that a long NFL career was just getting off the ground. Within three years of signing that huge contract, Brown abruptly retired from the league, leaving millions on the table...
Jason Brown had no real farming experience when he retired from the NFL a few years ago, but the former center didn't let that stop him from buying a 1,000-acre farm to grow food for the needy. He just made it work. Likewise, when Brown's wife, Tay, went into labor Tuesday -- and their midwife was still en route to their North Carolina home -- Brown did what he had to do and delivered...
Jason Brown’s life has taken an interesting twist. Brown walked away from football in 2012 following a successful nine-year career to become a farmer and grow crops to feed the hungry. The former NFL center delivered his own baby Tuesday at his North Carolina home, according to The News Observer. Brown and his wife, Tay, reportedly planned to have help for the home birth. Tay...
The year after a Winter Olympics is a building block for figure skaters. Sure, there's pressure to succeed, just nothing like what the athletes went through heading toward the Sochi Games. So here comes Gracie Gold, with a team bronze medal and a strong individual showing at Sochi on her resume. Time to take the next big step, even if the 2018 Olympics are so distant. For the 19...
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October 23, 2014 | Discuss
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