Kneeling during the anthem began during the 2016 preseason when then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick became the first to do so as a means of protesting racial injustice and police brutality.
The team sent down Ronald Torreyes to make room for Bird.
Was returned from rehab and reinstated from the 10-day disabled list prior to tonight’s game…was placed on the 10-day disabled list on 3/29 (retroactive to 3/26) recovering from right ankle surgery (missed the Yankees’ rst 47 games of the season)…combined with Single-A Tampa, Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to bat.205/.367/.436 (8-for-39) with 9R, 3HR, 8RBI and10BB in 12 rehab games.
Matthews was pitching in the charity softball game, which also included other Packers players, when a batted ball drilled him directly in the face, knocking him down. He got up and ran off the field, covering his face, and was taken to the emergency room.
Once he is, what will he do?
There continues to be no indication that the Giants and Beckham are closing in on a new contract. Beckham reportedly wants more than $20 million per year. The Giants apparently want to wait before making a commitment, primarily for reasons unrelated to Beckham’s skills and abilities. Beckham arguably should refuse to put himself at any degree of physical risk until he gets what he wants.
And if the Giants are willing to give Beckham what he wants, the Giants possibly should trade him to a team that will.
The good news for Owens is that he won’t have to worry about the Madden curse. Unless he does indeed get another shot to play in the NFL.
Given the current overall quality of the Cowboys’ receiving corps, maybe they could use him.
One former ambassador said then-head of business operations for the Redskins, Dennis Greene, would examine the women before games and choose two to accompany him while he visited suite-holders.
He would look each of us up and down and say, I want that one and that one, and everyone hated when you got selected for that, the former ambassador told the Times. It was humiliating, like we were cattle.