BOURBONNAIS — Wide receiver Allen Robinson joined guard Kyle Long on the sideline Monday. Both received a veteran rest day as they work their way back from surgeries. Long, who had three offseason operations, sat out Saturday but played Sunday. Robinson, who tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in last year’s season-opener, practiced on the Bears’ first three days. Both are expected to return Tuesday. Inside linebacker Danny Trevathan, cornerback Sherrick McManis and outside linebacker Aaron Lynch remained out with hamstring injuries. Tight end Ben Braunecker (hamstring), outside linebacker Kasim Edebali (oblique) and cornerback Kevin Toliver (quadriceps) all missed practice. Inside linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe missed his second-straight practice with a shoulder injury. Want your Bears training camp update without delay? Each day of summer practice, Sun-Times Bears’ beat writers Patrick Finley, Adam Jahns and Mark Potash will share exclusive insights on … [Read more...] about Bears give veteran days off to WR Allen Robinson, G Kyle Long
Penn’s athletic department said Monday it is launching an investigation into allegations of bribes to former Quakers basketball coach Jerome Allen, hiring outside legal counsel to handle the investigation. “Penn Athletics is aware of the allegations regarding former head men’s basketball coach Jerome Allen, and we take these allegations seriously. The University has retained outside legal counsel to investigate the matter. We will have no further comment at this time,” the department said in a statement. Bloomberg reported Friday of allegations that Allen, now a Boston Celtics assistant, was bribed by a Florida businessman to help the businessman’s son gain admission to the school. According to Bloomberg, an indictment notes that Allen, referred to as Coach 2, isn’t charged with a crime, but that the businessman, Philip Esformes of Miami Beach, gave Allen more than $74,000 in the form of cash, a recruiting trip to Miami, and rides on a private jet … [Read more...] about Penn retaining outside counsel to investigate bribery allegations against former coach Jerome Allen
The Bills report to training camp Thursday, and quarterback Josh Allen remains unsigned. Allen, the seventh overall pick, is among seven unsigned 2018 selections, including two other quarterbacks. No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield remains unsigned by the Browns and No. 3 pick Sam Darnold is unsigned by the Jets. Is it time for Bills fans to worry about Allen's deal? In two word, not yet. Missing the first day of practice won't impact Allen's development, but it would not look good for either side if he is not out on the field at St. John Fisher for Day 1, especially when you consider rookie contracts in the NFL are slotted based on draft position. That means the hardest part of a usual negotiation – money – isn’t an issue. There can still be some minor hang-ups over contract language and structure. Two years ago, the Chargers’ Joey Bosa held out after the two sides couldn’t agree on whether his deal would have offset language – meaning the team … [Read more...] about Josh Allen’s contract remains unsigned. Is that a cause a reason for concern?
Saja Hindi Fort Collins Coloradoan Published 12:39 p.m. UTC Jul 22, 2018 Kindness matters. Those two words were written on bracelets made by one of Robert Joseph Allen's former students that were passed out at Allen's celebration of life Saturday afternoon at Avogradro's Number in Fort Collins. Also written on the bracelets: "What would Joe do?" Speaker after speaker stepped up to the microphone on the patio Saturday and talked about Allen's kindness, his patience and his love of adventure. A longtime friend and neighbor who used to play music with him performed live music with Tom's Garage Band in his memory. The 50-year-old Fossil Ridge High School teacher died last month while trying to rescue his teenage son in the Pacific Ocean off the Oregon Coast. Samuel Allen, 17, was knocked off his body board and drowned. Joe Allen was the Alternative Cooperative Education coordinator at the school since 2009 after he received his Master of Education in special … [Read more...] about Fort Collins teacher Robert Joseph Allen remembered for kindness, sense of adventure
ALLEN Library pays tribute to Grand Ole OprySkip Pilgrim and the City Lights Band will present a tribute to The Grand Ole Opry in a program at 7:30 p.m. Saturday The show will feature country favorites that have been performed at The Grand Ole Opry, including songs by country legends ARLINGTONRegional weigh-in sought on mobility priority listThe Regional Transportation Council's 10-year plan for the allocation of more than $7 billion in transportation funding for North Texas will be presented at a 6 p.m. Monday The plan considers congestion, safety, economic development, available funding, air quality and socioeconomic effects. Staff will also address highway corridors being designated for various alternative fuels.The meeting will be at the North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Drive.DALLASDallas CASA recaps its Parade of PlayhousesDallas CASA held a raffle for one of the playhouses on display in its annual Parade of Playhouses exhibit, which closed … [Read more...] about Community briefs: Here’s the latest from Allen and Arlington to Plano and Richardson