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WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE SELF EVIDENT

On Saturday, December 23, 1972 I saw a miracle with my dad. He was 29 and I was five. It was on TV. Almost Christmas. It would be called “The Immaculate Reception”. 1,136 more words

Kaepernick's Lawyer Hints Two Teams Might Be Interested In Adding The Free-Agent QB

OAKLAND (CBS Sports) – For the second year in a row, Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, is predicting that his client could soon be back in the  555 more words

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Will Jon Gruden Be Successful In This Stint in Oakland??

It’s a question that begs to be asked seeing Gruden has been away from an NFL sideline since the end of the 2008 season. Most people amid the hoopla of his rehiring in Oakland forget he was let go after a 4 game losing streak knocked his Buccaneer team from the playoffs. 754 more words

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Top 10 ESPN 30 For 30 Documentaries

When ESPN announced they were moving into the documentary world to celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2009, some were skeptical that it would work. After all, ESPN was dedicated to sports and their specialties were live events, their nightly highlight show SportsCentre, or debate shows such as Pardon The Interruption, Around The Horn and First Take. 1,541 more words

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TOM FLORES’ TIES TO THE OLD AFL DAYS

This is part of a series of mini-Redlands Connections. This is Part 3 of the series, Quick Visits. Magic Johnson and John Wooden showed up at the University of Redlands as part of a Convocation Series. 735 more words

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Would you hand the keys to the Oakland Raiders to Jon Gruden after 10 years in the booth?

I could write a doctoral thesis on how professional sports warn us what can happen when a democracy eschews compromise and governance for polarised idealists competing in a blatant power grab. 886 more words

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