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Chiefs Lineman to put M.D. on Jersey

Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay – Tardiff would like to add the suffix M.D. to the back of his jersey.  He wants to celebrate one of his personal accomplishments.  He’s set to finish medical school this offseason and become the first NFL player to take the field while holding a medical degree.

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Around you see many players with surnames on the back of their jersey such as Jr. or Sr. or even some with the III.  He has already reached out and talked to the league about adding M.D. and he said that they responded with “Anything is possible”.  He didn’t even plan on playing in the NFL when he enrolled into medical school.

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So when he was drafted 6th round by the Kansas City Chiefs he had to talk to the dean at his school to devise a plan about him coming to school only during the off season for the NFL.

NBA Altercation

After the Monday night basketball game against the Rockets and the Clippers things got heated.  With Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers being the main antagonists of the situation.  Things started to get chippy in the game when Blake Griffin ran into the Rockets head coach while he was arguing with the ref, the two then continued to exchange words resulting in a Blake Griffin technical.

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Things then escalated when Trevor Ariza ripped Blake Griffin’s leggings when Griffin ran by him.  To Griffin seemingly on purpose hitting Eric Gordon in the head with the ball when he went ro save the ball.  To Austin Rivers chirping away on t Continue reading NBA Altercation

NFL Takes a Knee

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As you may have seen this past Sunday football teams and players all across the country took a knee during the national anthem or stood together and locked arms some even took it as far as to staying in the tunnel.  This act of protest was not an act against the country or what the flag itself represents it was an act towards the President of our country.  Donald Trump took to Twitter this weekend scolding the league and the players.

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