John Canzano, columnist for The Oregonian, wrote recently, “From the moment Andersen showed up it’s been, ‘We need to be

Posted on Nov 19, 2017 |

John Canzano, columnist for The Oregonian, wrote recently, “From the moment Andersen showed up it’s been, ‘We need to be tougher. Rookies and younger players often participate in developmental leagues during the summer months to enhance their chances of making a NBA team. In recent years, a handful of players have tried being vegan, cutting out animal products, or vegetarian, eating some dairy and eggs. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has received a lot of...

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He wasn’t old enough to understand the “trial of the century,” but his parents and the older black people in his communi

Posted on Nov 4, 2017 |

He wasn’t old enough to understand the “trial of the century,” but his parents and the older black people in his community made their position clear: They were cheering for Simpson, and were convinced the former NFL star was an innocent dupe in a racial conspiracy. For them, Simpson was a symbol of racial tension and uneven justice. The play set up a 6 play, 54 yard drive that ended with Marshawn Lynch in the end zone. The star running back scored on a 9...

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“There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of,” he said. “Now maybe I’m not watching it as carefull

Posted on Nov 4, 2017 |

“There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of,” he said. “Now maybe I’m not watching it as carefully as other people. I think the opportunity is there for everybody race, religion, creed, color, nationality. If you want to work, if you want to try, if you want to put effort in to yourself, I think you can accomplish anything. And we have watched that throughout our history of our country.” Just talking to my friends....

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Perhaps the most famous quote commonly attributed to Lombardi wasn’t even his own. Legendary actor John Wayne uttered th

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 |

Perhaps the most famous quote commonly attributed to Lombardi wasn’t even his own. Legendary actor John Wayne uttered the phrase “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing!” in a 1953 film called Trouble Along the Way. Lombardi may have borrowed that phrase, but many of his other memorable quotes are believed to be his alone. A blessing for the other guys, because a lot of times, the guy that takes the kickoffs, his leg wears out near the...

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