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Cam Newton to Critics: ‘I Am My Own Person’

wsj.com — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made no apologies on Tuesday for his short postgame comments after his team's 24-10 Super Bowl loss to the Denver Broncos and gave an explanation for his demeanor in the hours following Sunday's game. "I've been on record to say I'm a sore loser," Newton said.

How the Denver Broncos Defied Newton’s Law

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Von Miller and company used a combination of athleticism, discipline and game plan to stop the unstoppable Cam Newton Santa Clara, Calif. Daring Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to beat you is a bad idea.
Feb 09, 2016

Good news: there's now a playbook for beating #CamNewton Bad news: only 1 defense who can do it (via @WSJSports) wsj.com/articles/how-t…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @WSJ: A full autopsy of how the Denver Broncos were able to stop the unstoppable Cam Newton on.wsj.com/1RlNeI9 via @WSJsports

Two NFL Blueprints for 30 Teams to Steal

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.

How to Talk Football to 100 Million People

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Breaking down Sunday's Super Bowl for a TV audience featuring millions of NFL novices is a tough challenge for broadcasters Everyone has had to come up with a talking point about the Super Bowl.
Feb 05, 2016

RT @WSJ: For the Super Bowl, broadcasters must find a way to talk football to 100 million people. on.wsj.com/1PpwbQx

Feb 05, 2016

RT @WSJ: For the Super Bowl, broadcasters must find a way to talk football to 100 million people. on.wsj.com/1PpwbQx

Manziel’s Ex-Girlfriend Told Police He Hit, Threatened Her

wsj.com — The ex-girlfriend of NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel told police in Fort Worth, Texas, that early Saturday morning he struck her several times and threatened her, according to police documents. Crowley told police that Manziel, who has had several brushes with trouble since entering the league as a first round pick in 2014, struck her left ear hard enough to damage it, according to police documents.
Feb 05, 2016

Manziel’s Ex-Girlfriend Told Police He Hit, Threatened Her on.wsj.com/1nQMOOA via @WSJ

The Carolina Panthers’ Strategy: Don’t Fire People

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. General manager Dave Gettleman chose to avoid upheaval when he arrived in 2013-and the team is in the Super Bowl because of it.
Feb 02, 2016

The Carolina Panthers have an unusual front-office strategy: They don’t fire people. wsj.com/articles/why-t… via WSJ

Feb 03, 2016

The Carolina Panthers have an unusual front-office strategy: They don’t fire people. on.wsj.com/1SWI5r9 via WSJ

Feb 03, 2016

RT @addedvalueth: The Carolina Panthers have an unusual front-office strategy: They don’t fire people. on.wsj.com/1SWI5r9 via WSJ

Feb 03, 2016

The Carolina Panthers have an unusual front-office strategy: They don’t fire people. on.wsj.com/1SWI5r9 via @KevinClarkWSJ

Feb 03, 2016

Today's print WSJ: Peyton making his backups watch 80s movies on.wsj.com/206VwE1 & Panthers' no-firing strategy on.wsj.com/207cHFk

Peyton Manning Insists You Watch ‘Caddyshack’

wsj.com — Playing alongside Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has always demanded a certain degree of preparation. The future Hall of Famer is legendary for his study habits, film work and total command of the playbook. So it's no surprise that the team's backup quarterbacks know exactly what is expected of them.
Feb 02, 2016

Why Peyton has his backups binge-watch 80s movies: “Prerequisites for being in QB room: Top Gun, Christmas Vacation” on.wsj.com/1nDAJvo

Feb 02, 2016

RT @WSJSports: Peyton Manning insists younger members of the Denver Broncos brush up on 1980s movies. on.wsj.com/1PdWysC pic.twitter.com/rwVTSTipxS

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Has the NFL Become Un-Reffable?

wsj.com — For most of us, this NFL season was fine enough. There were flashy quarterbacks, great coaching moments and receivers making unfathomable one-handed catches. But there was one group who would gladly forget 2015 if given the opportunity: the league's increasingly stressed-out referees.

Chargers Will Stay in San Diego-For Now

wsj.com — The San Diego Chargers will remain the San Diego Chargers, at least for one more year, after the team announced that it will stay in its longtime home for the 2016 season and will not bolt to Los Angeles. Earlier this month, the NFL gave the Chargers the option to join the Rams, just relocated from St.
Jan 30, 2016

Chargers Will Stay in San Diego—For Now on.wsj.com/1Uw6b9D via WSJ

Why Cam Newton Can’t Be Stopped

wsj.com — There is growing evidence that Cam Newton cannot be stopped. Newton, the likely NFL MVP who led the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl by beating up the Arizona Cardinals 49-15 on Sunday, is marching towards a historically decorated career. Only one person in history has won a Heisman Trophy, the NFL MVP award and a Super Bowl title.
Jan 27, 2016

@kevinclarkwsj on Why Cam Newton is the perfect quarterback for the modern NFL on.wsj.com/1PizXid via @WSJ

Jan 27, 2016

Cam Newton can't be stopped. @KevinClarkWSJ looks at the the "most dangerous" QB in the NFL: on.wsj.com/1PiBrsC

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You know, Jenrry Mejia, lots of people are facing a lifetime without baseball. They are called millennials.

Feb 12, 2016

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Feb 12, 2016

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Feb 12, 2016

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Feb 12, 2016

Martin Amis' essay from the 1980s about the English soccer team is peak Amis and peak English soccer. Hard combo. pic.twitter.com/SenTwvIOei

Feb 11, 2016

The bar for impressing the Orlando Magic roster with pop culture knowledge is low. pic.twitter.com/36vyHbiAAv

Feb 11, 2016

Jerry Jones frantically making his way to Cal Tech on a jet to take over a meeting on how to monetize LIGO.

Feb 11, 2016

Shorter Jerry Jones to 30+ billionaires and Bob Iger: "I'm the captain now." Great story, @DVNJr, @SethWickersham. espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

Feb 09, 2016

Belichick getting rid of a guy who may not have been on the team is literally a Seinfeld plot involving Kramer. youtube.com/watch?v=bU6m5U…


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