Stories of former athletes’ dangerous and debilitating conditions obviously are stunning, as is the notion that science may progressively show that a beloved sport (which I love watching too) is so risky as to become irresponsible. That the NFL would value the game over the people who play it is unconscionable. Smith is good.
By Dan Merica, CNN President Donald Trump, amid his public feud with the NBA and NFL, will welcome the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House on Tuesday.The visit comes as Trump slams the NFL over players kneeling during the National Anthem and the NBA after members of the champion Golden State Warriors told reporters they weren’t interested in the traditional visit to the White House.Trump’s White House has seized on the NFL controversy, slamming the league for allowing the public protest to happen. After the President labeled any player who kneels a “son of a bitch,” league wide protests broke out against Trump himself, with owners and teams kneeling in defiance of the President.The comments have thrust Trump and his presidency forcefully into the intersection of politics, sports and culture, with Trump using the issue to stir up his base. Tuesday’s visit from the NHL champions will likely give the President a platform with which to air his grievances with other leagues.Sidney Crosby, captain of the Penguins, told The Associated Press on Monday that “there’s absolutely no politics involved” in their visit.”Hopefully, it stays that way,” Crosby said.
Just have to get through this to get my weekend back, Guy Dorgan, of Robbinsville, told SFGN about Presley. Justified it in my head. He getting his rocks off and that fine, he not touching me and I get my weekends back. But Wilson, just 5 years old, was too young. So, on the first day of tee ball, he jogged to second base and fielded the ground ball that dribbled his way. He threw it to the first baseman who wasn’t paying attention and hit him in the chest, causing him to cry..
Will occasionally line up in space and shows good instincts in the passing game. Can be overwhelmed in the phone booth against the run, but is generally willing to take on the contact and flashes the ability to stack and shed. Flashes the ability to sift through the trash.
Overall went 11/19=58% on the dot. Took a somewhat lame slashing penalty in a game the zebras largely pocketed their whistles. Made a terrific play to set up McDavid on the 2 2 goal, feeding the puck to 97 in the neutral zone, driving the slot and surreptitiously engaging Patrik Nemeth stick for the crucial split second that allowed McDavid to get his shot away unimpeded.