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Ravens quarterback to hold Florida social event amid virus

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson announced he will hold his annual “Funday with LJ” event in Florida amid the state's spike in coronavirus cases. Jackson's third annual event will be held Saturday and Sunday in his hometown of Pompano Beach, Florida, according to a flyer shared on his Instagram page Monday. Social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people are currently not allowed in Pompano Beach, according to the city’s website.

Quandre Diggs: American “cockiness” led to spread of COVID-19

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Seahawks safety Quandre Diggs is worried about his home state, and he's worried that one particular character flaw has led to the spread of COVID-19 as much as anything. Diggs has been wary of Texas opening too quickly after the initial wave, and he thinks that any unwillingness on the part of his fellow citizens [more]

Former Buccaneers President Gay Culverhouse dies at 73

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The Times said Culverhouse put aside her own career in child psychiatry to join her dad and work for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Culverhouse worked as an executive for the team while her dad was the owner, and became the owner in 1990. After Culverhouse resigned from her position as president in 1994, she made a comeback 15 years later to help with retired players with brain disordered that might have been from on-field concussions.

‘Something’s got to change’: How the Vikings are pushing for social justice

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

In 2018, the Vikings launched a social justice committee in which players can discuss racial matters openly and support organizations battling systemic issues in the Twin Cities. According to a survey by ESPN's NFL Nation, Minnesota is one of 17 teams with a social justice committee. Three other franchises have similar programs in the works.

‘Something’s got to change’: How the Vikings are pushing for social justice

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

In 2018, the Vikings launched a social justice committee where players can discuss racial matters openly and support organizations battling systemic issues in the Twin Cities. According to a survey by ESPN's NFL Nation, Minnesota is one of 17 teams with a social justice committee. Three other franchises have similar programs in the works.

‘Something’s got to change’: How the Vikings are pushing for social justice

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

In 2018, the Vikings launched a social justice committee where players can discuss racial matters openly and support organizations battling systemic issues in the Twin Cities. According to a survey by ESPN's NFL Nation, Minnesota is one of 17 teams with a social justice committee. Three other franchises have similar programs in the works.

Man who punched Eagles’ Dallas Goedert shares his side of the story: Here’s what he said

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

It has been a couple weeks since Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert was sucker-punched at a bar in South Dakota. The man who punched Goedert is now telling his side of the story. Introducing Eagles Extra: Sign up for a free trial now.

Man who punched Eagles’ Dallas Goedert shares his side of the story: Here’s what he said

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

It has been a couple weeks since Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert was sucker-punched at a bar in South Dakota. The man who punched Goedert is now telling his side of the story. Introducing Eagles Extra: Sign up for a free trial now.

Florida man shown punching Eagles’ Dallas Goedert shares his side of brawl

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

The Florida man who was caught on surveillance video knocking out NFL player Dallas Goedert at a bar last month said the Philadelphia Eagles tight end and several others had been “harassing” him and his friends in the moments leading up to the bloody brawl. Kyle Hadala, a 29-year-old from Sarasota, was charged with simple assault after he was shown punching Goedert at the Zoo Bar in Aberdeen, S.D., during a 40-second clip that went viral.

Texans’ Kenny Stills shows off new Black Lives Matter tattoo

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Caption Close Texans receiver Kenny Stills showed off a new tattoo on Instagram on Tuesday, featuring a protester holding up a Black Lives Matter sign. The lower part of the tattoo on the outside of his right thight has protesters holding other signs saying “Stop Killin’ Us” and “Say Their Names. Sandwiched between those modern-day protesters are civil rights protesters holding signs reading “We Protest School Segregation” and “We Demand Equal Rights Now!