Who is exactly unhappy with who? But it can’t be good news for Bakersfield coach Gerry Fleming. Still, it’s an odd way for news to leak. If the Oilers don’t like Fleming’s work, they’ve had two years to fire him. These tau accumulations are markers of a disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE, also known as “punch drunk syndrome,” is characterized by aggression, memory loss, confusion and depression, and it can progress to dementia. Autopsies of football players show “overwhelming evidence” that “prolonged exposure to repetitive head impacts” is associated with CTE, McKee said.
THE BIG MATCHUPFlames G Mike Smith vs. Wild G Calgary Flames goaltender The Flames won need to scramble for a scouting report on Wild backup netminder Alex Stalock, who will be between the pipes Tuesday for the home side. In fact, Stalock has already earned a pair of Ws over the crew from Calgary this season leading the Wild to a 4 2 victory in a starting assignment at the Saddledome in October and then providing two periods of solid relief for an injured Devan Dubnyk in a 2 1 shootout squeaker last month in Minnesota own rink.
“It’s been a difficult few days . (with) the excitement of getting ready to race and the disappointment of not getting to race,” said Shiffrin’s coach, Mike Day. “The more challenging piece, truthfully, has been flip flopping events every day. For a 9 4 team, Dallas is in a notably precarious position because of its schedule and tiebreaker weakness. It’s possible that the Cowboys will need to win their last three games at Philadelphia, home against the Colts, at the Redskins to make the playoffs. With two wins, the Cowboys would be 11 5 with flawed conference and division records, which would hurt them in tiebreakers against the Eagles, the Lions and others.
Expect a close game in Atlanta. The Falcons lead the NFL in games decided by eight points or fewer this season (10 games, 6 4 record), with the Panthers tied for second (nine games, 8 1 record). The Week Nine meeting between the two earlier this season was one of those games, with the Panthers winning by only three points, 20 17..
Johnson was a bruising, physical defenseman for an outstanding Cherry Creek squad this season. Johnson and the Bruins almost went undefeated, instead settling for the Colorado 5A state championship and an 18 1 record. Johnson was fast to create turnovers with his menacing play this year.
Last season the fifth year veteran threw for a career high 4,208 yards, with 24 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Slot receiver Jarvis Landry was second in the AFC and fourth in the NFL last season with 110 catches. Jeremy Lane will be the Seahawks’ main cover man on him, as Miami is usually in three wide receiver sets which will prompt Seattle to use nickel defense often.