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Denver’s Kicker Is Living a Double Life — Inside Denver kicker Brandon McManus's second life as a food blogger It's been a big year for Denver kicker Brandon McManus. He played a major part in the Broncos' Super Bowl win, connecting on all three of his field goal attempts. He got married.

The Browns Are Trapped in a Vicious Quarterback Cycle — The Browns are trapped in a vicious cycle - and the new regime may not be able to stop it Cleveland is demanding our attention. From the Republican National Convention to the Cavaliers' NBA championship, the Indians' recent dominance to a surprising tech scene, we're thinking about the city more than ever.

The NFL's 300-Pound Fashion Victims — Pondered in the NFL locker room this season, as some players try on their new tighter, sleeker Nike uniforms, is a question usually reserved for Nordstrom fitting lounges: Does this make me look fat? "I hate them. They are built for thin guys," said Alex Boone, a 300-pound starting guard for the San Francisco 49ers.

The Case for NFL Superteams — While foolish teams remain hell-bent on "winning" free-agent negotiations, smart teams have a chance to shift the paradigm by anticipating cap changes and stacking studs In the NFL, perhaps the most heavily dissected sports league on the planet, almost nothing can slip past unnoticed.

Rob Gronkowski Is an Unapologetic Goof — The Undeniables Put the polls away - the tight end's approval rating is 100 In the Internet Age, monoculture is unachievable. But there remain a few things that we can all agree on.​ The Ringer is looking at this rarefied group all week. These are our Undeniables .

Why the Seahawks Take the Best Vacations — It's lit in Seattle, thanks to group vacations, American flag onesies, and a super chill coach The Seattle Seahawks have won 46 games over the last four years, thanks largely to Russell Wilson, a dominant defense, and a formidable running game.

Hey, USA, Go Watch Lionel Messi Before It’s Too Late — The best player in the world has something to prove In the United States, soccer seems like it's about to reach a saturation point. During the club season, American fans can watch more English Premier League games than can people who actually live in England.

How to Be a Smart Football Fan in June — This NFL offseason lasts 214 days. When last an NFL game was played, on February 7, most football fans didn't even know you could connect a gas mask to a bong. It was so long ago that no one was even thinking about baseball yet. (Wait - that's still true.)

The NFL’s New Era for Old Quarterbacks — For decades, the professional life span of an NFL quarterback was the same: He'd ascend in his mid-20s, peak a few years later, continue to dominate in his early 30s, and then, shortly thereafter, start the inevitable slide toward a television gig or car dealership.

The NFL’s Brewing Information War — The fiercest matchup in football isn't happening on the field - but it will determine the future of the game W hen every important decision-maker in the NFL shuffled into a hotel conference room in Boca Raton, Florida, in March for the league's annual meeting, the scene was initially predictable: Most of the head coaches wore golf shirts, and most everyone had found a way to make the meetings double as a family vacation.
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Jul 23, 2016

THIS is what happens when there are clearly no scissors in the locker room.

Jul 23, 2016

This limits the trade market for Chris Sale because any suitor with trash throwbacks has lost interest.

Jul 22, 2016

@TexIowan @robertmays I think Pace would be in the top 20, but he hasn't done too much. Hard to judge a guy like that. Check back next year!

Jul 22, 2016

I've seen SCOTT STAPP courtside at a Magic game and they are "sold out" when Bortles asks. Boo.

Jul 22, 2016

Bortles said on Sirius that he doesn't try to cash in on fame because he asked for court side Magic tix his rookie year and they said no.

Jul 22, 2016

@BrianCostaWSJ my headshot is to give gravitas to my updates on broncos players who blog about food.

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