This weekend marks the 15 year anniversary of the first of those memorable yet forgettable replacement games that were abhorred as travesties by the union, yet represented cherished memories for those who crossed picket lines for a long shot chance of playing in the NFL.JUST LIKE HOLLYWOODThe events of Sept. 25 Oct. 19, 1987, were something out of a Hollywood script.
Think killing that five on three gave us the momentum to know the win was in our hands, we just needed to keep going and keep pushing, said fifth year assistant captain Shanya Shwetz. 5 on 3 was huge for us. It could have gone either way and I think that what was the turning point in the game.
Very same question surely would have elicited a vastly different response a decade earlier, when wrestling one was still in the latter stages off a hall of fame wrestling career that saw him perfect the role as a bad guy, earn worldwide fame, money beyond his wildest dreams, and even some starring roles in Hollywood. In those days, wrestlers lived like rock stars, partied like them as well, and subjected their bodies and minds to unspeakable violence and abuse, both physically and with substances. Piper was no exception.
Annual Cleveland Browns Blood Drive (July 29)On Saturday, July 29, the Browns will support the Northeast Ohio community through Browns Give Back’s First and Ten movement by hosting the Annual Cleveland Browns Blood Drive at 12 sites across Northern Ohio to benefit the American Red Cross. Browns alumni will be on site at select locations, where all presenting donors will receive two tickets to the Browns NY Giants game on Aug. 21 and a commemorative Browns First and Ten T shirt (while supplies last), as well as have the chance to win Browns memorabilia and passes to select Browns training camp sessions.
One of the most appalling aspects of the Trump presidency is the sycophancy he requires of the officials who serve him. Trump demands not just loyalty but flattery. He insists that his courtiers treat his pronouncements, however absurd or offensive, as infallible holy writ.
Having to sit next to the radioactively tanned, hyper coiffured Welshman, there’s no point in trying to compete on the fashion stakes, so Darren opts for the smart casual look purchased from Next or similar. There a touch of fashion, but not enough to trouble the scorers. Plain shirts are worn open necked, jackets are dark.
A great many times you’re in the locker room wondering, How am I going to get through this game?”I liken it to the military. I haven’t served in the military, but my father, my brother, my son, my brother in law, my uncle they all served. In the military guys do extraordinary feats of heroism because of their buddies, for the people in their unit.