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BALTIMORE — When spectators arrived at Royal Farms Arena on March 17 for Carolina Panthers receiver Torrey Smith’s annual charity basketball game, they likely expected to see some of their favorite NFL players try their hand at basketball, maybe a few dunks, and overall just have a good time while supporting a good cause. What […]

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Chris Long, Commentary, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Players Coalition, Super Bowl LII, Torrey Smith -

MINNEAPOLIS — It seems almost too Hollywoodesque that in the year of protest in the NFL, perhaps the league’s most socially conscious team would finish on top. That players who have been at the forefront of the new civil rights movement would help lead the way to a franchise’s first Super Bowl title. And that […]

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Malcolm Jenkins, Meek Mill, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Rashard Davis, Torrey Smith -

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA — As the iconic theme song from Rocky blasted through loudspeakers late Monday night at the Xcel Energy Center here, the NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles took the stage on opening night of Super Bowl week. For this edition of the team, however, rapper Meek Mill’s “Dreams and Nightmares” would have been a […]

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LOS ANGELES — The hat worn by wide receiver Torrey Smith told part of the Philadelphia Eagles’ story: They’ve won the NFC East. In a late-season showdown of division leaders that definitely delivered on the pregame hype, the Eagles outlasted the Los Angeles Rams, 43-35, to clinch a playoff berth for the first time in […]

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Chris Long, Commentary, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Torrey Smith -

PHILADELPHIA — We know where Chris Long stands. Literally. As the national anthem played Monday night at Lincoln Financial Field, Long — the veteran Philadelphia Eagles defensive end, and one of the most woke white dudes you’ll ever meet — was in a familiar position, his right hand over his heart and his left one […]

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Anquan Boldin, Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Bennett, NFL, Torrey Smith -

Before the president of the United States called any athlete who kneels during the national anthem a “son of a b—-” and set the sports world ablaze with player demonstrations, condemning statements from team owners, and one memorable tweet from LeBron James, albeit on a different topic, four NFL players sent a 2,740-word document to […]

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Aaron Hernandez, Anquan Boldin, Athlete Activism, CTE, Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Bennett, New England Patriots, NFL, Social Activism, Torrey Smith, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was 23 years old the last time he played professional football. At the time of his suicide four years later, he had stage 3 (out of 4) chronic traumatic encephalopathy, according to a Boston University study of his brain, said his attorney Jose Baez. Hernandez’s […]

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We don’t know if the NFL will act on a letter from activist-players in August seeking substantial support from the league in their efforts to push for racial equality and criminal justice reform. But what has been apparent for weeks, and comes into even sharper focus in light of players seeking a partnership with ownership, […]

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Torrey Smith showed up at the stadium tired and drained, unsure if he would suit up for the Baltimore Ravens. No one would have blamed him if he didn't. After all, his younger brother had died in a motorcycle accident less than 24 hours earlier...

The post Torrey Smith’s emotional ride ends with win over Patriots appeared first on theGrio.

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