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Eagles News: Philadelphia’s most likely first-time Pro Bowler

Eagles News: Philadelphia’s most likely first-time Pro Bowler

Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links … 2022 NFL season: One potential first-time Pro Bowler from each NFC team – NFL.comEAGLES: Haason Reddick. I could choose DeVonta Smith here, considering he welcomed an excellent new running mate in A.J. Brown this offseason, but since the Eagles’ passing attack still has something to prove, we’ll …

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A Diagnosis Brings C.T.E. Into American Pro Soccer

A Diagnosis Brings C.T.E. Into American Pro Soccer

Scott Vermillion’s family members still struggle to articulate the jumble of emotions they felt last November when they received the phone call from the doctors. Vermillion, a former M.L.S. player, had died almost a year earlier, on Christmas Day in 2020, at age 44. The direct cause was acute alcohol and prescription drug poisoning, his …

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‘This Is Uncomfortable’: Saudi Arabia Upends Genteel World of Pro Golf

‘This Is Uncomfortable’: Saudi Arabia Upends Genteel World of Pro Golf

LONDON — The golf champions were settled in their chairs at a news conference to promote their new Saudi-financed tournament when a reporter raised the uncomfortable question of the oil-rich kingdom’s human rights record. The 2010 United States Open champion, Graeme McDowell, to the obvious relief of the players sitting alongside him, took it on. …

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Gay baseball pro Bryan Ruby addresses Rays players’ refusal to wear Pride patch

Gay baseball pro Bryan Ruby addresses Rays players’ refusal to wear Pride patch

An openly gay professional baseball player is speaking out following the decision made by a number of Tampa Bay Rays players not to wear rainbow-colored logos on their uniforms for “Pride Night” in support of the LGBTQ+ community. Bryan Ruby, an athlete and musician who came out publicly as gay last year, recently told USA …

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NBA Draft 2022: Pro comparisons for Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith and other top prospects

NBA Draft 2022: Pro comparisons for Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith and other top prospects

Jaden Ivey is Ja Morant. Chet Holmgren is a more polished Rudy Gobert. Paolo Banchero is Chris Webber. OK, so maybe player comparisons for 2022 NBA Draft prospects don’t totally fit nice and tidily. That’s because pro comps are hard, bordering on impossible. For every ah, yeah, I can see that it evokes, there are …

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