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Midwestern State’s Robert Grays Dies From Injuries Suffered During Game

Midwestern State’s cornerback Robert Grays, a sophomore from Houston, passed away from a neck injury he suffered while making a tackle in a game on Saturday.   Midwestern athletics department spokesman Trey Reed said that Grays was hospitalized in Wichita Falls on Saturday night and then flown to a hospital in Houston, where he died Tuesday.   Grays was 19 years old.... [Read Full Story]

Bennett Brother’s and Players Across NFL Sit for National Anthem

Several players across the league united in solidarity with their teammates and friends during the national anthem during the first week of NFL games. Opening Sunday comes a week after a video emerged of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett being detained by Las Vegas police. Bennett remained seated during the national anthem,  his teammates surrounded him, and his brother held his fist high in honor. ... [Read Full Story]

NFL Appeals Elliot’s Injunction to 5th Circut

After Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott blocked the NFL’s six-game suspension, the league on Monday filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The injunction means Elliot could play the entire season as he played in Sunday night’s game against the Giants for the home opener. However, the appeal could be expedited and Judge Amos Mazzant’s decision could be overturned, in which Elliott’s suspension would go into effect immediately.... [Read Full Story]

No Investigation Into Bennett After Police Union’s Request

NFL finds no basis in the police union’s request to investigate the instance that occurrence on the Las Vegas strip after the Mayweather McGregor fight. NFL has confirmed they will not open a person conduct investigation against Michael Bennett after the Las Vegas police commissioner believes he broke person conduct rules by accusing his officers of racial profiling and making “false accusations”. ... [Read Full Story]

Kaepernick’s Girlfriend’s Tweet Is the Reason He Didn’t Get Signed

After months of crickets when it came to signing Colin Kaepernick, the Ravens were readying to snatch up the able QB. Ray Lewis says that deal never happened because of a tweet Kaepernick’s girlfriend posted, comparing a picture of Lewis hugging Steve Bisciotti to a scene from “Django Unchained,” where Samuel L. Jackson’s loyal house slave held Leonardo DiCaprio’s cruel plantation owner. ... [Read Full Story]

Red Sox Caught Using Apple Watch to Steal Signs

After a formal complaint by the Yankees, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that the Boston Red Sox used an apple watch from the dugout to steal opponents’ signs and relay them to players during games. Baseball does not have a policy against sign stealing, as it’s been a part of the game since inception, but the issue is the use of an electronic device in the dugout, which is against league rules.... [Read Full Story]

Cavs Get 2nd Round Pick in 2020 in Kyrie-Isaiah Deal

The Boston Celtics declided the Cav’s desire for a first-round pick to compensate the reluctance to sign off on Isaiah Thomas’ hip injury. Cleveland finally agreed to consummate the deal late Wednesday night after Boston agreed to send the Cleveland Cavaliers a 2020 second-round draft pick via the Miami Heat to seal the deal on for the four-time All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.... [Read Full Story]