Year I was really surprised at how quickly quarterbacks came off the board, and I probably shouldn be, given the history of that position. For the second straight year, all the teams that selected a quarterback in the first round traded up to do so: Chicago to snag Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2, Kansas City to pick Patrick Mahomes at No.
This is America. Of Fame driver Richard Petty sentiments took it a step further, saying: that don stand up for the anthem oughta be out of the country. Period. Also making a strong case for the 2016 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title is Gerald Swindle from Warrior, Ala. After today’s weigh in, he is 30 points behind Hackney. Of course, that may change by the end of the tournament, but you can bet Swindle is focusing on a strong finish..
(back), LB Jameel McClain (knee), CB Dominique Rodgers Cromartie (back, hamstring), S Antrel Rolle (not injury related), G Geoff Schwartz (toe). JAGUARS: QUESTIONABLE: LB Jeremiah George (ankle), LB LaRoy Reynolds (neck). PROBABLE: QB Blake Bortles (left wrist), DE Andre Branch (groin), DE Chris Clemons (knee), S Josh Evans (elbow), CB Demetrius McCray (ankle), WR Cecil Shorts III (illness)..
No matter how he calls it, the NFL and Brady are likely to appeal again. Let’s take a reprieve from legalese talk, if we can, and focus on football and the NFL opener on Sept. 10 with the Steelers at the Patriots. John the older one. You can see his mother, Jackie, in him. He a little more low key.
So on the one hand it’s a situation where the issues are being taken more seriously, but the protestors are having every name in the book thrown at them.Mick O’Regan: Naomi Klein. In her book, Klein noted the contradiction between globalisation and its discontents. To quote her: ‘Economic globalisation has inspired a wave of techno savvy investigative activists who are as globally minded as the corporations they track.’I asked her if she thought the targeting of popular brands was a way of declaring war on the marketing strategies of the big corporations.Naomi Klein: I don’t think it’s just a war against marketing, but I do think that some of the most highly visible marketing driven companies provide the most accessible target, and in many ways the first target, which is to say that a lot of people are learning about the market itself by learning how Nike does business, how McDonald’s does business, so it’s the intersection between popular culture and politics that these brands provide, precisely because they’ve invested so much in marketing and have turned themselves into the new rock stars, that have turned them into, in a sense, popular education tools, but I don’t think there’s any evidence that this movement is stopping a critique simply of marketing, or simply of the most highly visible brand names, because if we look at the trajectory of the activism, yes, it started with campaigns like McLibel, or anti sweatshop campaigns that went after Nike.