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49ers assistant becomes first openly LGBTQ coach in NFL

The San Francisco 49ers hired former Atlanta Falcons intern Katie Sowers as a full-time assistant coach earlier this offseason. It was an historical hire, as Sowers became just the second full-time female assistant in NFL history (more on that here).Now, Sowers is making even more history.Sowers opened up to SB Nation’s Out Sports on Tuesday to become the first outwardly LGBTQ...
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Ex-Rams coach on Sean McVay hiring: ‘Wait a minute while I puke’

Former St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz has not been in the NFL since 2011. Since he left the Rams over a decade ago, Martz’s NFL career has gone downhill. He struggled in stops as an offensive coordinator in San Francisco, Detroit and Chicago.This has not stopped Martz from speaking out about his former Rams team and how, at least in his mind, the team dropped the ball by...
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Jay Cutler admits losing in Chicago wore him down

Jay Cutler suffered through some miserable seasons toward the end of his career in Chicago, which is probably the main reason it took a starting quarterback going down for him to find work this offseason. And despite what internet memes may tell you, all the losing took its toll on the man they call “Smokin’ Jay.” After he went 12-23 in his last 35 starts with the Bears, Cutler...
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AFC West preview: Who’s going to stop the Raiders?

Over the next few weeks as part of our NFL preview series, we’ll be taking a good look at each division in the league. We started with the AFC East, then moved on to the AFC North and AFC South. Here’s a look at the AFC West. The AFC West has a very good chance at being the best all-around division in football this season. It had a pair of 12-win teams last year in Oakland and...
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Jon Gruden: Manziel’s chances of returning to NFL are ‘slim’

Will we ever see Johnny Manziel back in the NFL as a player again? Jon Gruden doesn’t think so.Gruden was serving as the analyst for the Monday night preseason football game between the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants. During the game, ESPN showed a graphic of all the quarterbacks who have started for the Browns in the last two decades. Manziel was shown in the graphic, which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Boldin: NFL offseason programs are for ‘babysitting’ players

Now that Anquan Boldin is no longer looking for a job in the NFL, he can speak more freely about some of the issues he had with the league while he was playing. One of those had to do with offseason training programs.Later in his career, Boldin chose to work out on his own rather than taking part in organized team activities. In an appearance on Evan Cohen’s ESPN West Palm Radio...
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Yasiel Puig, Justin Turner team up for hilarious rendition of total eclipse

Yasiel Puig was the hero in Monday night’s Dodgers-Pirates game, as he crushed the game-winning home run in the 12th inning to help his team emerge victorious.The celebration continued in the locker room afterward, when he and teammate Justin Turner teamed up to produce a funny video.Obviously, the color of Puig’s skin is black, while Turner is white, so the two Dodgers players...
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WATCH: Odell Beckham Jr. leaves game after low hit to his leg

The New York Giants and their fans lost their collective breath for a minute Monday night when Odell Beckham Jr. suffered a blow to his knee.Beckham Jr. was going up for a catch when Briean Boddy-Calhoun hit him with the crown of his helmet. He fell to the ground on the field before getting up and walking off the field. Shortly afterward, he jogged to the locker room but didn...
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Multiple Cleveland Browns players kneel during anthem

It’s going to be difficult to single out a player for kneeling during the national anthem when multiple players do it at the same time. That’s what happened in Cleveland on Monday night.About 10 Browns players were seen kneeling in a circle during the national anthem prior to Monday’s preseason game between Cleveland and the New York Giants. They were surrounded by about four...
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Army-Navy to play at the Meadowlands on 20-year anniversary of 9/11

For many of us, the events of September 11th, 2001, seem like they happened just yesterday. But for a generation of college football players, memories of that horrific day are faint. And in 2021, there will be some suiting up for the annual Army-Navy game that were not even born when the terrorists struck the World Trade Center, Pentagon and that field in Pennsylvania.Even then,...
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Beckham stared straight at eclipse, can still see his 'haters'

We have all heard warnings for at least the better part of a week about not looking directly at the solar eclipse unless you were wearing special sunglasses, but Odell Beckham Jr decided to take his chances.On Monday, Beckham shared some footage on social media that supposedly showed him staring straight at the eclipse. While he wore sunglasses (regular ones) during some of it, there...
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