“I know that there are those that will say that these players are simply exercising their First Amendment rights,” Mr Roorda said. “Well I’ve got news for people who think that way. Cops have first amendment rights too, and we plan to exercise ours.
Understanding is that the League and the Ravens made repeated requests to obtain the video of the Ray Rice incident and were denied each time, Mara statement continued. Notion that the League should have gone around law enforcement to obtain the video is, in my opinion, misguided, as is the notion that the Commissioner job is now in jeopardy. The video is appalling, and I believe that the team and the League took appropriate action after they finally had the opportunity to view it..
>> WE HAVE OUR TRYOUTS AT THE END OF OCTOBER AUGUST OF EVERY YEAR. BEGINNING IN SEPTEMBER. WE USUALLY GET A COUPLE THOUSAND TO TRY OUT. So if Texas wins tonight, it’s a lock. Right? . While we’re awarding championships, it’s worth noting that the Toronto Maple Leafs are 4 0 against Canadian teams. According to Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun, the last time the Leafs went unbeaten in their first four games against Canadian clubs was 1966 67 they won three and tied one against the Montreal Canadiens and we all know how the Leafs fared that spring.
Atlanta Braves third baseman Adonis Garcia is expected to miss about two months after having surgery to repair ligament damage in his left ring finger. The Braves announced Wednesday that Garcia had the procedure Monday in Atlanta. The 32 year old Garcia was placed on the 10 day disabled list on June 7.
The University of Alabama equaled a school record with four players selected in the first round of the 2012 National Football League Draft on Thursday evening at Radio City Music Hall.For the second straight year an Alabama player came off the board at No. 3 when the Cleveland Browns traded up one spot to lay claim to Heisman Trophy finalist Trent Richardson.Two members of the Crimson Tide secondary were next with safety Mark Barron going to Tampa Bay at No. 7 and cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick going 17th to Cincinnati.
The question remains if this is his year. With Marvin Harrison appearing on the ballot next year and Terrell Owens looming, the voters are aware they need to clear up some of the backlog. Consequently, Reed finally may receive his call to the Hall, while Carter may have to wait another year..
Lorenzo Alexander, 34, linebacker, Buffalo Bills”Me taking a knee doesn’t change the fact that I support our military. I’m a patriot and I love my country. But I also recognize there are some social injustices in this country. According to Haspeslagh, the cross border German French merger that gave birth to Aventis has been fairly successful in creating an integrated culture. “Aventis as a merger was a relatively unique success in terms of both cross border mergers and equal mergers,” he says. “The fact that the French now claim this as the emergence of a national champion must leave a bad taste in the mouth of the Germans at Hoechst who agreed to have the headquarters across the border.”.