Jameis Winston is receiving backlash for a speech he gave to elementary school students on Wednesday.
The Buccaneers quarterback intended for his words to be motivational, and they were, but only for the boys in the room.
“All my young boys, stand up. The ladies, sit down,” Winston said to the children.
Things only got worse from there, as he told the students that Super Cheap Jerseys boys are supposed to be strong, while women are supposed to silent.
“I was never ‘detained’ by the police. Nor was I ever questioned or in any type of trouble,” said a social media post attributed to Elliott by 247Sports and NJ.com, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
TMZ backtracked its initial report, clarifying that Elliott’s representatives said he “spoke with cops” about an incident in the nightclub and confirmed Elliott was not involved in the matter.
Elliott has been cleared by police of allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend in July, but the NFL still hasn’t come to a conclusion in its own investigation as to whether he violated the league’s personal conduct policy. If the league does find he violated the policy, Elliott’s punishment will take effect next season but he will have the chance to appeal the decision.
Position drills at the NFL Combine are aired on television, along with the weigh-in process and other tasks. But many executives and coaches have said the most important aspect of the Combine is the player interviews.
This gives front offices a chance to understand the person rather than the player they watch countless hours of game video on. The Combine is often the first (and potentially the only) opportunity to speak with players in person before the draft.
The Patriots would still have Jacoby Brissett, a third-round pick last year who threw for 400 yards in three games and two starts as a rookie. The Patriots would then look to explore potential Cheap NFL Jerseys free-agent quarterbacks to compete with Brissett for the primary backup job.
An ESPN report Wednesday said the Patriots intend to keep Garoppolo as the No. 2 quarterback behind 39-year-old Tom Brady. But there are several teams, including the Browns, Bears, Jets and 49ers, who need a quarterback, and the Patriots could get a king’s ransom for Garoppolo.
The 25-year-old quarterback, a second-round pick from Eastern Illinois in 2014, played in six games last year and went 2-0 as a starter. He threw for 502 yards and four touchdowns Cheap Authentic Jerseys From China without an interception for a QB rating of 113.3. He has five career touchdown passes and zero picks in 94 career passes.
Jim Harbaugh is the second highest-paid coach in college football, but Brandon Jacobs feels like he’s not worth the money.
The former NFL running back appeared on CBS Sports Radio’s “Tiki and Tierney” show Thursday and said the coach didn’t know football like he did. Jacobs got a first-hand look at Harbaugh as a member of the 2012 49ers, and he believes the success of that team (which ended went to the Super Bowl) had more to do with the players on the team and Harbaugh’s assistants.
The cheers led the Las Vegas Sun to dub the agreement “the lease heard ’round the world” as the construction workers will be part of the group that will build the proposed $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat stadium that the Raiders hope to break ground on this summer.
The lease agreement, months in the making, was a key step, Raiders president Marc Badain told ESPN.com: “It means we go to the league meetings in Chicago with a lease and hopefully get it approved and stay on pace for a 2020 opening.”
An interesting sidelight to the lease, according to the Sun: Gaming was listed as being a prohibited use for the stadium, “going so far as to list specific card games that cannot be conducted at the facility.”
The Raiders plan to stay in Oakland for the 2017 and ’18 seasons, under two existing Cheap Jerseys Shop one-year leases on the Coliseum. The team hasn’t decided where it will play in 2019, although owner Marc Davis has said he doesn’t want to play at UNLV’s Sam Boyd Stadium, which seats only 35,500.
If the Stadium Authority hadn’t gotten the lease agreement approved, then the next opportunity for owners to see it as a group and vote on it would’ve been in October, enough of a delay that it could’ve pushed the stadium opening back by a year the way rain has affected the Rams and Chargers’ new stadium Cheap Jerseys Paypal Free Shipping in Inglewood, Calif.
Could Marshawn Lynch be coming out of retirement?
After the former running back retweeted a post where someone noticed a musical playlist put together by Lynch has a track called “Oakland Raiders,” speculation has grown that Lynch would be willing to sign with the team.
However, his agent Doug Hendrickson told KNBR that Lynch does miss the game, but it’s completely up in the air if he will return to the NFL.
Essentially, stay tuned. For now, the only thing Lynch will be carrying around on Sundays is a bag of Skittles.
Fall River’s Buck Weaver came to bat in the seventh inning with blurry sightlines, a runner at first and his team down by a run. Weaver took a mighty swing and hit a ball high and deep. The fly ball vaulted into vapor and vanished.
“It disappeared in a bank of fog and hasn’t been found yet,” The Washington Herald reported.
Outfielders searched for the ball in a state of condensation confusion as Weaver rounded the bases for an inside-the-park, or outside-the-park, home run. Nobody knew for sure.
That’s when this mystery became a controversy. Lynn manager Frank Leonard argued the game should end because of the dense fog. The umpire agreed and reverted the score back to the previous inning, which was the correct decision by 1911 rules. Weaver’s hazy homer was wiped Cheap Jerseys United States away and Lynn was given a six-inning win.
Nobody ever found the ball.
Tim Hagerty is the broadcaster for the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas, and is on Twitter at @MinorsTeamNames. He is also the author of “Root for the Home Team: Minor League Baseball’s Most Off-the-Wall Team Names.”
The one easy comparison that can be made between Manziel and the Saints’ current starter, future Hall of Famer Drew Brees, is size. Manziel is listed at 6-0, 210 pounds, the same height and one pound heavier than Brees.
Brees is known for his quick release and terrific footwork that buys him time to make accurate, downfield throws out of the pocket. The biggest knock on Manziel on the field is he’s too dependent on scrambling outside of the pocket to execute big plays, either passing or running. Another knock was questionable arm strength — something Brees has been able to improve over the course of his career.
Since Payton has been able to work with Brees to operate one of the NFL’s most dangerous passing offenses for a decade, there’s no doubt he sees Manziel as a dirt-cheap potential pet project. Back in 2014, Payton did, however, overestimate the potential of Manziel working well with his first pro team.
“He specifically will be someone that there will be a vision for, someone offensively as an organization will understand what they’re getting and be happy about it.”
A horrifying event for a 12-year-old boy has led to a special opportunity.
After Henry Sembdner was viciously attacked by a classmate Friday, Cubs Cheap Jerseys In China first baseman Anthony Rizzo offered the seventh-grader a pair of tickets and passes to see batting practice at Wrigley Field.
Sembdner was badly beaten at his suburban Chicago middle school and sustained facial fractures and injuries to his brain, the Chicago Tribune reported.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver has become the most progressive public voice calling for a regulated system to be put into place.
The NHL has expanded to Las Vegas for its 31st franchise. The NFL is also considering relocating a franchise to the gambling Mecca.
An estimated $4.7 billion was bet on last weekend’s Super Bowl between the Patriots and Falcons, according to American Gaming Association figures — an all-time high. Yahoo noted 97 percent of bets were placed illegally.
Braves infielder Sean Rodriguez will be sidelined three to five months as he recovers from shoulder surgery, Fox Sports first reported.
Rodriguez sustained the shoulder injury, first disclosed by the Braves on Sunday, during a Jan. 28 car wreck when a a stolen police cruiser crashed into an SUV carrying Rodriguez and his family. Initially, it was reported Rodriguez, who was driving, was uninjured. But the shoulder injury will instead cause him to miss most of the 2017 season.
Rodriguez’ wife, Giselle, was seriously injured in the wreck and sustained a broken tibia, fibula and needed surgery on her wrist.
The couple’s children, ages 2 and 8, were hospitalized for a period after the wreck but have since been released.
The driver of the stolen cruiser died in the wreck after Cheap Jerseys China the car burst into flames.
Rodriguez signed a two-year, $11.5 million deal with the Braves this offseason after spending the 2015 and 2016 seasons in Pittsburgh. He was tabbed to start at second base full time in Atlanta.
Max Unger could return to the football field earlier than expected.
Despite undergoing surgery about a week ago to repair an Cheap Ireland Jerseys injured foot, the Saints are optimistic the veteran center could rehabilitate in time for the regular season.
“We anticipate probably early August,” coach Sean Payton said Saturday, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “I see him possibly being able to get into the preseason. Our goal would be Week 3 (of the preseason), so that’s where he’s at.”
The initial timetable had Unger missing roughly five months and likely beginning the 2017 season on the physically unable to perform list, though the team believes Unger is gradually moving ahead of schedule.
Unfortunately, Howard J. Lamade Stadium (dimensions: 225 feet to all fields) is a bit too cozy for major league hitters, so the game figures to take place at historic Bowman Field.
Opened in 1926, the home of the short-season Williamsport Crosscutters is the second-oldest operating minor league ballpark in the country. It seats only about 4,500, ensuring the game will be one of the hottest tickets in baseball all season even if extra seating is added.
Those types of logistics are the biggest hurdle for the event. Playing the final game of a series 200 miles from where the first two are played is no easy feat, but when it comes to breaking up the occasional monotony of division rivals playing 18 times in a season, this event figures to go over well.
The Nationals’ reported signing of catcher Matt Wieters could have a profound ripple effect.
Washington is in desperate need of a closer after losing Mark Melancon to the Giants and choosing to pass or missing out on other options. The White Sox are in need of a catcher, and the Nats now have some to spare.
Multiple sources reported Tuesday that Wieters and the Nats agreed to a two-year deal, leaving Derek Norris and Jose Lobaton expendable.
Terms of the 30-year lease call for the Braves to play in a 9,000-capacity stadium starting in 2019. The ballpark would have 6,500 fixed seats and a grass berm that can accommodate 2,500 general admission patrons.
Today, Braves vice chairman John Schuerholz told county officials the club would run the facility year-round. It would include a youth baseball academy, according to a story in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
If the project is approved, the Braves will be the second MLB team to call Sarasota County home. The Baltimore Orioles’ spring training facility also is in Sarasota. The O’s moved there from Fort Lauderdale seven years ago as a $40 million renovation of Ed Smith Stadium was completed.
In Atlanta, meanwhile, the Braves move into SunTrust Park, their new $672 million regular-season home, in the coming weeks. The team’s first regular-season game is April 14 against the Padres.
Two weeks earlier, the Braves christen the ballpark with a March 31 Cheap Gaelic Jerseys exhibition against the Yankees.
Earl Thomas shared some good news with his Seahawks teammates and fans Tuesday.
The safety, who suffered a gruesome leg injury last season that left him pondering retirement, tweeted a video of his workout on a treadmill.
Thomas suffered a broken tibia in his left leg in a 40-7 win against the Panthers in early December. Before the game was even over, he tweeted out a hint at retirement (“This game has been so good to me no regrets.. A lot is running through my mind including retirement thanks for all the prayers.”)
But he quickly reassured the Seahawks he intended to return. Seahawks.com reported coach Pete Carroll told Seattle’s Sports Radio KJR Tuesday that Thomas is “way ahead of schedule now. бн Look for 29 to be back in action.”
The 27-year-old Thomas, a four-time first-team All-Pro, has been one of the key figures in the Seahawks’ feared “Legion of Boom.”
Some joyless voters will forget that almost every player has a decline and will treat the last five seasons as a true assessment of Pujols’ worth outside the friendly confines of St. Louis. Others might Cheap Goalie Jerseys Soccer not realize just how good Pujols was through 2010.
If they don’t, you do run the risk of the reputation of officiating even sinking lower than it is thanks to social media. You are never going to win those people over on social media, but the presence you have to have when you speak with the media is very important. The presence that you have to have when you stand up in from of 32 coaches and present what the new rule changes are is critical.
Al has personality. I know that about Al. He’s a really good guy and he’s fun to be around. He’s funny. How that reflects in the way he handles himself when you put a microphone if front of him we’ll see, but I think he’ll be okay.
What is your stance on the NFL moving toward hiring officials as full-time employees?
Pereira: I think you really have to think full-time. It’s come. This is one big thing with Dean leaving that is going to be somewhat difficult because they were already beginning to make that move under Dean’s leadership. But I am a strong proponent of all 17 referees being full-time. Not full-time working at home during the week but at an officiating institute someplace.
Cam Newton is never one to shy away from a good celebration, and NFL Cheap Jerseys Nike judging by his latest Instagram post, his 28th birthday will be quite the party.
Newton turned 28 Thursday, and while it appears the Panthers’ franchise quarterback will have a good time, the team probably would like to forget some of the adventures seen in that post.
After leading the Panthers to the Super Bowl in 2015 with a career year, Newton and Carolina stumbled last season, missing the playoffs altogether.
Maybe a party for the ages will get Newton back on track and help the Panthers win in 2017.