“I think it’s going to come down to player safety versus what the fans want, at least I hope it does. And I can understand, I could go either way. I understand player safety, but I think there’s only so much that we can do. They say that pro football is a metaphor for America, or maybe it the other way around. It not an accident that during the Reagan, is good years that the NFL, as a corporate entity on its way to becoming a $14 billion a year behemoth, started to morph into Big Football something akin to Big Tobacco or Big Oil, although arguably with less of a social conscience. Today, looking at American pro football through the jaundiced eyes of an adult, it increasingly hard not to both anticipate and fear Sundays with the compulsive self loathing of an addict..
Heeney became the first Kansas player selected in the NFL Draft since Tanner Hawkinson went to the Bengals in 2013. But the day was just beginning for three former Kansas standouts. Cornerback JaCorey Shepherd was later selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round after a brief slide down the board because of injury concerns.
Proliferation of all the businesses here locally is tremendous, Smith said. A result, our weekday interest in terms of business travelers and companies wanting (to work with us) has been a huge success for us. There an interest in staying here because of the Cowboy dynamic and being close to The Star, he added.
They are successful with a very simple plan, which is grow fast, lose money, go public. There was a time not so long ago when to go public you needed to be profitable and demonstrate some track record of profitability. There are now a generation of companies that go public while losing money and continue losing money for years and years and years, and yet are, “successful.” They are successful in the public markets.
Will translate to challenging our players to see things differently and in a new way. It felt like this was the right time, and the opportunity to get some guys that were available obviously made that an opportunity I couldn pass up. Such as Brian Schottenheimer.
His definitive Grateful Dead documentary, ‘Long Strange Trip,’ 14 years in the making, chronicles the Bay Area band’s incredible journey from the early days of the San Francisco Acid Tests to the death of legendary guitarist and co founder Jerry Garcia. The Galway Film Fleadh are delighted to announce a very special evening of film, whiskey and food in the company of one of America’s greatest bands the Grateful Dead where director Amir Bar Lev will be on hand to answer everything you ever wanted to know about the Grateful Dead but were possibly too stoned to ask. Taking place in Monroe’s Live on Friday the 14th of July at 6pm..