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Life after football: A Newsday special report and survey of former NFL players

newsday.com — Wesley Walker says he is in constant pain, can't sleep without medication and has suffered so much nerve damage and muscle loss that he needs help to remove the cap from a bottle of water. Walker, 59, was one of the NFL's most athletic players during his 13 years as a Jets wide receiver.

Life after football - Newsday

data.newsday.com — Football players face a difficult and harsh reality when their playing days stop. The violence of the game takes its toll on their bodies, and the abrupt end can lead to financial and emotional struggles for which they are not prepared.

Pete Rose a 'signature' part to Hall of Fame weekend

newsday.com — COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - As Pete Rose's baseball suspension approaches its 20th anniversary next month, the game's all-time hit king returned here as a visitor this weekend to do what he does best these days. Sign autographs.

Lawyer: Roger Clemens shouldn't be held in contempt of court

newsday.com — Former MLB pitcher Roger Clemens pauses as he speaks to the media outside federal court in Washington, Monday, June 18, 2012, after he was acquitted on all charges by a jury that decided that he didn't lie to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.

MLB asked U.S. Attorney to grant Anthony Bosch leniency in Biogenesis case

newsday.com — A law firm retained by Major League Baseball sent a letter highlighting Anthony Bosch's cooperation with the league to the U.S. Attorney investigating Biogenesis in hopes of gaining some leniency for Bosch, who was the league's star witness against Alex Rodriguez. The letter, dated Jan.

Knicks lose Andrea Bargnani again, then lose to Pistons

newsday.com — In only his second game of the season, Andrea Bargnani lasted less than two minutes. Bargnani reinjured his right calf during the first quarter of the Knicks' 97-81 loss to the Pistons Friday night at the Garden and did not return, rejoining the Knicks' growing-by-the-day cast of injured players on the sideline.

Carmelo Anthony sits out vs. Pistons; could a decision be coming soon?

newsday.com — Carmelo Anthony missed another game Friday night because of his bothersome left knee, and coach Derek Fisher said "there definitely will come a time" when the Knicks discuss shutting him down. Anthony's knee has been bothering him for nearly two months and has shown no signs of improvement.

Isles again give up three-goal lead but win in OT

newsday.com — Jaroslav Halak was back in net, but it didn't matter. A three-goal lead in the third period is simply not a secure one these days for the Islanders. If not for Johnny Boychuk coming through in overtime Monday night, the Islanders would have felt even worse.

Rex Ryan won't change ways despite his job situation

newsday.com — FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Rex Ryan insists the uncertainty regarding whether tomorrow's game against the Patriots represents his final home game coaching the Jets is not on his mind. "No, I haven't thought about that at all," he said Friday.

Call Didi Gregorius, Yankees' new shortstop, 'Sir'

newsday.com — Derek Jeter's replacement already has an impressive title. Mariekson Julius "Didi'' Gregorius, the young Dutch shortstop acquired by the Yankees from the Arizona Diamondbacks in last week's three-team trade, said Friday that he was knighted by the Government of the Netherlands in 2011 after the national team's World Cup victory.
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Jan 28, 2015

@JimTwice good question. Not sure if they allow tweeting from courtroom. Most don't. Clemens trial was rare. @McCannSportsLaw might know.

Jan 28, 2015

RT @McCannSportsLaw: Jets hire brother of judge in NFL v. NJ sports betting case as a coach. Attorney @WALLACHLEGAL sees possible conflict sports-law.blogspot.com/2014/10/brothe…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @McCannSportsLaw: Saints & Pelicans 87-yr-old owner Tom Benson, sued by own family over choice to put 3rd wife in charge, says he's OK: …

Jan 26, 2015

RT @nycjim: This is the first time in history that NYC subways have been shut down because of snow. everythingnyc.co/v2c pic.twitter.com/sKTjbErsOM

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Newsday: Emergency plans are in place at hospitals, agencies, with responders ready for the next three days nwsdy.li/1yJ1voB

Jan 26, 2015

RT @TJQuinnESPN: The story highlights the fuzzy lines btw pro teams & the law enforcement agencies that are supposed to govern them. http:/…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @McCannSportsLaw: The approaching blizzard will delay start of Aaron Hernandez murder trial, which had been expected to begin tomorrow: blog.masslive.com/patriots/2015/…

Jan 26, 2015

The trial in Jim Brown's lawsuit against a LI memorabilia firm for trying to sell his 1964 championship ring is scheduled to start June 22.

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