Moss is coming off a big game in LSU’s national championship win over Clemson, hauling in five receptions for 36 yards and two touchdowns. His 62-yard touchdown gave LSU a 28-17 lead over Clemson just before halftime, with his third quarter score extending LSU’s lead to 35-25. … [Read more...] about Thaddeus Moss Declares For NFL Draft
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But that’s sort of the rot behind all of this, isn’t it? Behind Epstein’s frustrations, behind Winston’s ability to keep coming back from multiple noxious incidents, behind Chapman’s recovering of his market value, behind the difference between sports and other fields. The fact is, sports fans, deep down, don’t care about domestic violence and sexual misconduct, at least not so much that they will refuse to support players charged with it in the past if they are able to help their teams in the present. Our popular culture, or at least those in charge of profiting off our all popular culture, came to the conclusion that we should not be watching Kevin Spacey in a movie, no matter how good an actor he was, or Matt Lauer making a soufflé on morning television, no matter how good he was at interviewing reality stars about their cookbooks. Our sports culture, or at least those in charge of it, have not reached that conclusion. When the only goal is … [Read more...] about The Sports World Needs Its #MeToo Moment
Garoppolo was thrust into a starting role at the beginning of the 2016 season because of Brady’s suspension over Deflategate. He helped the Patriots to a Week 1 and Week 2 victory that season. However, he injured his shoulder in Week 2 and was replaced by Jacoby Brissett. He was active for the Patriots win over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. … [Read more...] about Who is Jimmy Garoppolo? What to know about 49ers’ star quarterback
The team that lost to Green Bay in the very first Super Bowl, returned three years after that, in 1970, to win its first NFL championship. The Chiefs had their ups and downs in the decades since. The stat that stuck out the most was their 3-8 home playoff record since that victory over the Vikings in 1970 that marked the last game before the NFL and its old rival, the AFL, officially merged and began playing as a single league the next season. … [Read more...] about After cashing in on QB gambles, 49ers and Chiefs are in Super Bowl LIV
The sockpuppet accounts are a tool for Incarcerated Bob, Purdum explained. In Bob’s case, his initial goal was to get people to subscribe to his gambling tout service. Boast enough followers, and get enough burner accounts shouting about his skills as a gambler and sourced-up guy who breaks news, and the idea of credibility is baked in. (It doesn’t hurt that more than a few media organizations have either ignored or failed to mention Incarcerated Bob’s tactics and shoddy track record, but rather treated Incarcerated Bob as if he’s an expert in the world of gambling.) “That gets you in the door with a customer,” said Purdum. But there’s an additional benefit beyond marketing. According to Purdum, Incarcerated Bob seemingly uses the other accounts to bet both sides of any wager. … [Read more...] about Did This Notorious Internet Troll Dupe Baseball Players Into Believing a New Astros Conspiracy?