ENGLEWOOD • Vance Joseph believes the NFL’s controversial rules changes are a good thing.“It’s for the safety of the league,” Joseph said Friday at UCHealth Training Center.The players, however? They’re not as convinced.The Broncos got the lowdown on rules changes that are sure to ruffle some feathers and could cost some team a win or two. Here’s the gist of the changes that have NFL defenders rolling their eyes: it’s a foul if a player lowers his head to initiate contact with his helmet — plus, the area of contact does not have to be to an opponent’s head or neck area. Helmet-led contact to a player’s torso or lower body is also a foul. Expect ejections, and all ejections will be reviewed at the league office in New York.“If we see it, we’ll flag it,” said Julian Mapp, a veteran member of NFL officiating crews.Do the Broncos have a firm grasp on the new emphasis on preventing helmet-led … [Read more...] about Vance Joseph on NFL rules changes: “It’s for the safety of the league”
Emmitt Thomas is making sure to pack extra Kleenex for his trip to Canton this weekend for Brian Dawkins’ Hall of Fame induction. “It’s going to be a tear-jerking experience for all of us,’’ said Thomas. “It’s a great honor that he wants us there. I wouldn’t miss it for the world.” Thomas, 75, who played for the Kansas City Chiefs and was inducted into the Hall of Fame himself in 2008, was the Eagles’ defensive coordinator under Ray Rhodes during Dawkins’ first three years in Philly. Rhodes will be in Canton this weekend, as will former Eagles coach Andy Reid. So too will Vicky Johnson, whose late husband Jim was the Eagles’ defensive coordinator under Reid during Dawkins’ final 10 years in Philadelphia. Thomas and Johnson were instrumental in Dawkins’ journey to Canton. He’ll be the first to tell you he wouldn’t be going into the Hall of Fame without them, and both will be mentioned … [Read more...] about Brian Dawkins wouldn’t be in the Hall of Fame without his coaches: ‘Emmitt brought it out of me and Jim unleashed it’
Health It’s not easy to stop eating carbs, but the latest fad diet, ketogenics, calls for the complete elimination of the food group. The idea is that your body will go into a state of ketosis, a process that burns fat and helps shed pounds. The complete elimination of all bread, pastas and even some fruit, can be tricky for most people. So a new and less restrictive form of the keto diet has emerged, called keto cycling. There is no exact definition of what keto cycling is, but the gist of it revolves around adhering to a strict ketogenic diet for five or six days, and then one day per week as a cheat day, when you can eat carbs, Australia's News AU reported. Vegetables being weighed on a scale. A new version of the keto diet allows for at least one day of carbs per week. Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images Recommended Slideshows 51 50 Healthy Foods That Are Secretly Unhealthy 51 50 Facts About the Human Body You Probably Didn't … [Read more...] about Not Exactly The Keto Diet: What Is Keto Cycling And How Does It Help With Weight Loss?
By Leonard Pitts Jr - Miami Herald | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: July 23, 2018 at 12:20 pm | UPDATED: July 23, 2018 at 12:31 pm By Leonard Pitts Jr.Miami Herald Smack them with their own bat. That was the gist of, “Hey Democrats, Fighting Fair is for Suckers,” a provocative jeremiad that Politico ran on Independence Day. In it, writer Rob Goodman argued that, after Republicans have killed all the old political norms — denying a Supreme Court nominee a hearing, for example — it’s silly for Democrats to go on playing by the rules. Why obey the law in a lawless world? “Norms are only norms when they are mutual,” wrote Goodman, “fairness is only fair when it’s shared. Democrats aren’t justified in breaking norms because they’ve been ‘wronged.’ They are justified because the current system has ceased to function.” It’s possible to feel simultaneously uneasy at the brute force politics … [Read more...] about Pitts: Why it’s silly for Democrats to go on playing by the rules
San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Amazon's panel revealed new footage and details about Season 3, which will revolve around the show's parallel realities Phil Owen and Phil Hornshaw, provided by Published 6:27 pm PDT, Saturday, July 21, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Here’s What We Learned About ‘The Man in the High Castle’ Season 3 at Comic-Con 2018 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Amazon’s panel for “The Man in the High Castle” was full of intriguing tidbits about the upcoming third season, giving fans plenty of sci-fi weirdness to ponder while they wait for the show’s return on Oct. 5. Amazon played fans a new clip from “deep, deep in Season 3” of the show, which takes place in a world where Nazi Germany has taken over much of the United States. The footage finds Alexa Davalos’ character Juliana Crain skulking around in an underground tunnel with her resistance allies, … [Read more...] about Here’s What We Learned About ‘The Man in the High Castle’ Season 3 at Comic-Con 2018