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Super Bowl 50: Even in NFL's golden era, hints of a sweeping change

Super Bowl 50: Even in NFL's golden era, hints of a sweeping change
csmonitor.com — The Super Bowl shows the NFL is more popular than ever, but the game could change in fundamental ways because of mounting public concerns over head injuries. National Football League news this week told two dramatically different stories.

Super Bowl 50: amid NFL's golden era, hints of a sweeping change

Super Bowl 50: amid NFL's golden era, hints of a sweeping change
csmonitor.com — The Super Bowl shows the NFL is more popular than ever, but the game could change in fundamental ways because of mounting public concerns over head injuries. National Football League news this week told two dramatically different stories.

The People's Manifesto on Police Body-Cameras

The People's Manifesto on Police Body-Cameras
theatlantic.com — New guidelines about how law enforcement should implement wearable cameras from a coalition of nearly three dozen civil rights groups Body cameras are beginning to be used by law enforcement agencies across the country. And they're starting to hit snags. In Fort Worth, two police officers shot a man-and, despite both wearing body cameras, the incident wasn't captured on film.

Dodgers Dramatic Late Show Now Headlined by Matt Kemp Blockbuster

Dodgers Dramatic Late Show Now Headlined by Matt Kemp Blockbuster
bleacherreport.com — SAN DIEGO - It was 11:57 p.m., midnight about to strike on one of the most frenzied days of trading one club has conducted at the winter meetings in decades, and who couldn't use a chuckle? "We're going to continue to focus on how we can continue to improve our roster," new Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said.

Cubs Land Jon Lester in Late-Night Strike, and Dreams of Contending Soar

Cubs Land Jon Lester in Late-Night Strike, and Dreams of Contending Soar
bleacherreport.com — SAN DIEGO -- Suddenly, in the middle of the night on the East Coast, construction on the Chicago Cubs' roster dramatically blew past the construction that is remodeling Wrigley Field. Ace free agent Jon Lester is a Cub. Your move, outfield bleachers in Wrigley Field.

Aggressive White Sox Swing for the Fences as San Diego Winter Meetings Heat Up

Aggressive White Sox Swing for the Fences as San Diego Winter Meetings Heat Up
bleacherreport.com — SAN DIEGO - You looked at the foundation pieces of the Chicago White Sox. You watched as ace Chris Sale finished third in American League Cy Young voting last month. You watched as Jose Abreu was named as the unanimous Rookie of the Year, and finished fourth in AL MVP voting.

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Major Trading Frenzy Expected at Winter Meetings

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Major Trading Frenzy Expected at Winter Meetings
bleacherreport.com — SAN DIEGO -- 1. Jon Lester: Leadoff hitter Here's the way several industry sources envision the winter meetings unfolding this week in San Diego: Free agent Jon Lester makes his decision, and then the action really begins. Or, if you prefer to use the old standby: The rest of the dominoes will begin falling.

Vail leaders looking toward future

Vail leaders looking toward future
washingtontimes.com — VAIL, Colo. (AP) - Both the ski resort and town of Vail are riding high at the moment. But, as the folks on Wall Street often tell us, past results are no guarantee of future performance. That's why town officials over the past several months have looked at ways to stay atop the mountain resort world.

Early Signs Point to Winter Action Sparking Another Red Sox Resurrection

Early Signs Point to Winter Action Sparking Another Red Sox Resurrection
bleacherreport.com — Stephan Savoia/Associated Press The smartest thing the Red Sox have done over the past few months is not sign Pablo Sandoval (though that was good). Or view Hanley Ramirez as a left fielder (he sure ain't a shortstop anymore). Or continue to woo Jon Lester (decision time is looming).

Scott Miller's Starting 9: With Nelson Cruz, Mariners Can Win Now-and Later

Scott Miller's Starting 9: With Nelson Cruz, Mariners Can Win Now-and Later
bleacherreport.com — Who knew it would start raining bats in Seattle? Robinson Cano last winter. Nelson Cruz this winter. Maybe the drought is finally over. The Seattle Mariners: Early AL West favorites entering 2015? You bet. Mark it down. Lattes all around.
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May 04, 2016

@Alden_Gonzalez Yes I did! It was like a 15-year relationship where suddenly you separate for a day or two. Then, flowers & reunion :-)

May 04, 2016

Just finished The Arm, and @JeffPassan did a remarkable job. Highly recommend. (But if I ever have surgery, Jeff, u can't come & watch)

May 04, 2016

Gonna have some fun w/the @FOXSportsSD gang on Telly-vision following tonight's #Rockies-#Padres game. If you're in SD, tune in Postgame


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