Denver Broncos free safety Justin Simmons becomes first NFL player to get franchise tag in 2021
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 22:50:19 +0000
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Pro Bowl Denver safety Justin Simmons tagged by team for second straight year.

Meet Maia Chaka, the first Black woman ever named to the NFL's officiating staff
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 23:08:13 +0000
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Maia Chaka, the first Black woman to become an NFL official, also works as a health and PE teacher in the Virginia Beach City Public School system.

Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray's hat 'creates stir' at Phoenix Suns game
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 22:34:52 +0000
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Was Cardinals quarterback just wearing an Oakland A's hat without motive? Or was he trying to send a message?

Aaron Rodgers envisions fatherhood in his future after his engagement to Shailene Woodley
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 04:34:55 +0000
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Aaron Rodgers called getting engaged to Shailene Woodley "the best thing that's happened to me in the last year" and looks forward to fatherhood.

Tom Brady's New England Patriots signed rookie card sells for $1.32 million to FitBit CEO
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:18:21 +0000
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A Tom Brady autographed 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card from his rookie season with the New England Patriots sold for $1.32 million.

Wally Triplett, the first Black draftee to play in the NFL, and a letter that changed everything
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 20:24:34 +0000
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When Miami rescinded a scholarship offer after learning Wally Triplett was Black, he kept that letter to remind him what people said he couldn't do.

Let's play 17? How NFL's expanded regular season and upcoming TV deals could make league financially pandemic proof
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 19:00:36 +0000
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SportsPulse: While every league has had to take their financial hits from the pandemic, according to our financial and marketing expert Jarrod Moses, the NFL is in a unique situation to be financially pandemic proof with new lucrative TV deals in the works.

Tiger Woods told deputies after car crash he did not remember driving
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 05:25:45 +0000
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Tiger Woods was unconscious after the crash when found trapped in a loaner car and with blood on his face, according to search warrant affidavit.