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VInce Wilfork Retires As New England Patriot

Robert Kraft, Patriots owner, signed Vince Wilfork to a ceremonial one-day contract, signifying his retirement as a Patriot after spending the 2015 and 2016 seasons with the Texans. In an emotional retirement news conference Wednesday at Gillette Stadium, longtime Patriots defensive lineman retired from a 13-year NFL career.... [Read Full Story]

Ray Lewis Tells Kap to Keep the Activism Private

With the Ravens as the first potential team to seriously consider taking Colin Kaepernick, the godfather of Baltimore, retired linebacker Ray Lewis, advised him to keep his activism private and away from the field. “If people really want to help you, if they really want to help you, man, they’ll pray for you, brother,” Lewis said. “They’ll lead you the right way and stop encouraging you to be caught up in some of this nonsense.”... [Read Full Story]

Tom Brady Owns the Jets Says Google

Social media erupted with laughter on Thursday when Google searches for “New York Jets owner” came up with Tom Brady’s picture. The hilarious glitch is not far from reality, as Brady has “owned” the Jets, figuratively speaking, on the field, but is not the proper own of the team itself.... [Read Full Story]

Ravens’ Urschel Retires Because of CTE Study

The Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has abruptly announced his retirement from football at the age of 26 on Thursday. His decision comes two days after a medical study indicated that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in nearly 99 percent of deceased NFL players’ brains that were donated to scientific research, and it’s said his retirement is directly caused by the study’s results.... [Read Full Story]

No Fun League: Adrian Beltre Gets Ejected

Adrian Beltre and his light hearted antics got him into some trouble on Wednesday night where he got ejected in the 8th inning after going 3-3 for the night. Beltre wasn’t standing in the on-deck circle, and instead of just getting into the circle, he moved it a few feet, in which the umpire decidedly ejected him.... [Read Full Story]

Brain Disease Found in 99% of Deceased NFL Players Tested

The neurodegenerative brain disease, Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also know as CTE, can be found in individuals who have been exposed to repeated head trauma. In a recent study, 99% of deceased NFL players’ brains that were donated to scientific research. CTE can cause memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, aggression, depression, anxiety, impulse control issues and sometimes suicidal behavior.... [Read Full Story]