April 2018 archive

Apr 30

How the voice of Hockeytown lost his son to drugs and insurance fraud


Ken and his ex-wife received medical bills and insurance paperwork from the facilities Jamie lived in for about four months after his death. “I’m amazed with the greed at someone’s expense, at their life expense,” Lisa Daniels says. “How do you look in the mirror? I will never get over the anger. That I know.” …

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Apr 27

Matt Patricia hopes to give Matthew Stafford a “different perspective”


The Lions changed head coaches this offseason when they fired Jim Caldwell and hired Matt Patricia, but they didn’t make a change at offensive coordinator when Patricia brought in new assistant coaches. The Bills can continue their Panthers copycatting with this pick after getting their Heisman-winning QB earlier in the draft. McDermott needs someone to …

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Apr 25

Andrew Luck to appear at first day of Colts’ offseason program


The first step toward Andrew Luck’s NFL return will be taken on Monday. ESPN’s Dianna Russini reported Sunday that Luck would be in attendance for the first day of the Indianapolis Colts’ offseason program, and would likely speak to the media. The Giants’ biggest celebrity  also is being  sued for $15 million by a man …

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Apr 23

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton reacts to brutal 1st homestand ending with 0-for-7, 5 strikeouts


The last of the many Yankees  to face the press following the worst loss of this very young season was the biggest goat. Giancarlo Stanton, the Yankees’ new superstar slugger, was terrible in his first home game at Yankee Stadium last week and somehow worse Sunday in the final game of his initial homestand. Message …

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Apr 21

Report: Expected that Mack’s extension will be done before camp


While Khalil Mack opting not to show up for the first day of the Oakland Raiders offseason program has sent some fans into a spiral, there doesn’t seem to be any major reason for concern just yet. A league full of coaches and personnel executives who had spent and would go on to spend the …

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Apr 18

How dare an employer ask an employee about how they’ll behave at work.


Since you are a lawyer, you know that all the things you mentioned in the quote above apply to protected classes of individuals. Classes that are treated differently by the courts than whatever class you think anthem-protestors belong in. They are treated differently based on the Supreme Court’s interpretations, over the years, of the Constitutuion. …

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Apr 16

Ian Kinsler: DL stint for groin strain should end Tuesday


Los Angeles Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler told ESPN’s Mark Schwarz that he will be activated from the 10-day disabled list for Tuesday’s game against the Texas Rangers. Kinsler was placed on the DL on March 31 with a strained groin. The 35-year-old was slowed by the injury near the end of spring training and …

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Apr 14

With expected start, Zack Wheeler aligns Mets’ long-awaited rotation


The New York Mets have waited years for this rotation. Zack Wheeler will be recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas to start Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, finally aligning the five-man rotation New York has hoped to use for years. Mets manager Mickey Callaway announced the right-hander’s upcoming start Sunday. It will mark the first time …

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Apr 12

NFL free agent news: Allen Hurns headed to Cowboys


With Dez Bryant’s future in Dallas increasingly murky, the Cowboys continue to shore up their receiving corps. Former Jaguars wideout Allen Hurns has signed a two-year deal in Dallas, the team announced Friday. That move comes on the heels of former Bills receiver Deonte Thompson agreeing to a one-year deal Thursday. Hurns provides some versatility …

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Apr 10

Baker Mayfield Keeps List of Media Members Who Have’Crossed a Line’


Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield says he keeps track of criticism from the media and uses it as motivation leading up to the 2018 NFL draft. According to Robert Klemko of The MMQB, Mayfield told Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during filming for ESPN’s QB2QB that he keeps a list of media members who he believes …

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