A Syracuse institution finally takes the field

A Syracuse institution finally takes the field

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Lots of people have odd little hobbies or fixations, like your aunt who collects spoons or your friend who has a blog about Martin Van Buren. In my case, I'm particularly fond of -- OK, obsessed with -- the Brannock Device. If you don't know what that is, that's kind of the point. The Brannock Device is that metal gizmo they use to measure your foot size at the shoe store. Manufactured for nearly a century now in Syracuse, N.Y., and named after its inventor, the late Charles Brannock, it's a universal touchstone in our culture -- literally everyone's foot has been nestled in a Brannock at some point -- but almost nobody knows what it's called. It flies under the radar, hiding in plain sight.cheap nike nfl jerseys wholesale…
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Rookie Chase Edmonds plans to pay sister’s $80K in student loans

Rookie Chase Edmonds plans to pay sister’s $80K in student loans

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Somewhere buried in one of his mom's moving boxes in her Pennsylvania home, ready to be shipped to Arizona, sits one of Chase Edmonds' school assignments from 12 years ago.nike nfl jerseys cheap paypal Moms like to keep everything their children write, but this was different. Edmonds, then 10, made two statements on that piece of paper: First, he wanted to make it to the NFL and, second, he wanted to pay off his sister's student loans. He accomplished the first when the Arizona Cardinals took him in the fourth round. The second will be coming soon. To this day, Chase's mom, Alison Edmonds, is impressed that her son came up with the idea to repay his sister's loans on his own. She doesn't know where exactly the notion came…
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Uganda: Desabre’s problems like Guardiola’s, says Onyango

Uganda: Desabre’s problems like Guardiola’s, says Onyango

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Uganda skipper Denis Onyango believes that Sebastien Desabre's current problems with the Cranes are similar to Pep Guardiola's early struggles with Manchester City. The East Africans have lost twice in the last eight days, being defeated 1-0 by the Central African Republic and 2-1 to Niger during the Three Nations tournament. These defeats followed a 0-0 draw against Malawi and a 3-1 victory over Sao Tome e Principe, with Desabre appearing to take his time to establish his philosophy within the Cranes squad. "[These are] tough times for us right now, and for the head coach, because he is trying to build his brand of football and yet it is also difficult changing players' mentality that quickly," Onyango told Press Box.nfl authentic jerseys cheap "We have seen it also with…
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LeBron James: Cavaliers must keep edge despite return home

LeBron James: Cavaliers must keep edge despite return home

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Whatever solace the Cleveland Cavaliers could take back to their home court for Game 3 of the NBA Finals -- knowing they let a win slip away in Game 1 and had their chances in Sunday's 122-103 Game 2 loss to the Golden State Warriors -- LeBron James said his team better stay on edge. "We've got an opportunity to go home, and we played some really good basketball on our home floor. But that shouldn't give us any comfort," James said. "We should still be uncomfortable with the series as we were in Game 1 and as we were tonight."buy cheap nfl jerseys china James is 3-4 in his career coming back from an 0-2 deficit in the playoffs, improving that mark in the Eastern Conference finals last month…
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Why Ben Roethlisberger’s absence isn’t an issue (yet)

Why Ben Roethlisberger’s absence isn’t an issue (yet)

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OTAs are voluntary, but the point was made: Brady's elite status affords him credibility. Since then, Roethlisberger has missed a handful of OTAs in Pittsburgh. While Brady's relationship with the Patriots is perceived as shaky, Roethlisberger's situation is different and shouldn't be alarming unless he unexpectedly extends the absence into minicamp. Roethlisberger has missed a handful of workouts each of the past few seasons. He is leaving the basic installation to the young quarterbacks and would be at OTAs if the team made it clear it wanted or needed him there, according to a source.nike nfl jerseys wholesale cheap In other words, Big Ben is not making any grand statement by missing workouts. He's just missing them. Roethlisberger, who made headlines last month by questioning the Steelers' third-round selection of…
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Clint Capela and Luc Mbah a Moute: Frères d’armes à Houston

Clint Capela and Luc Mbah a Moute: Frères d’armes à Houston

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The home team locker room at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas is as plush and comfortable as one would expect for a top NBA team. For some players, the amenities themselves might be the source of comfort, but for Houston Rockets center Clint Capela and forward Luc Mbah a Moute, the proximity of their individual lockers is what does the trick.nfl authentic jerseys cheap Capela, the son of Congolese and Angolan immigrants to Switzerland, and the Cameroonian Mbah a Moute are engaged in a grueling Western Conference playoff battle against the defending champion Golden State Warriors, and face a deciding Game 7 at the Toyota Center in Houston. Their bond, which began last offseason when the pair met at, and played in, the NBA Africa game in South Africa,…
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Celtics’ Marcus Smart says ‘my heart’s here’ in Boston

Celtics’ Marcus Smart says ‘my heart’s here’ in Boston

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Celtics guard Marcus Smart said Monday that his heart is in Boston and that he believes the team is planning for his return next season, even as he prepares for the uncertainty of restricted free agency this summer. Only hours after Boston's Game 7 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals, Smart went through exit interviews and said team brass talked as if he would be back next season.official nfl jerseys cheap "I'm here. They're already planning for me to be here," Smart said. "Those guys, I tip my hat to those guys. You don't see a lot of organizations that's as clear about their players as the way this organization does it." Smart admitted he must still ponder his options this summer. "I got a lot…
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Rays reliever Austin Pruitt first in more than 15 years to record 5-inning save

Rays reliever Austin Pruitt first in more than 15 years to record 5-inning save

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Tampa Bay Rays reliever Austin Pruitt made history on Sunday, as he became the first pitcher in more than 15 years to record a five-inning save in the regular season. Pruitt accomplished the feat in the Rays' 8-3 win over the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.nfl authentic jerseys cheap "I had one [save] last year that was three innings, but 5? innings, that's lengthy," said Pruitt, who also started eight games last season for Tampa Bay. With Rays manager Kevin Cash getting creative with his use of the team's pitching staff, Pruitt, the team's third pitcher of the day, threw the most innings. Sergio Romo, a career reliever, lasted just one-third of an inning in his fourth start, all of which have come in the past eight days. Romo was…
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Giants call up RHP Dereck Rodriguez, son of Hall of Fame catcher Ivan Rodriguez

Giants call up RHP Dereck Rodriguez, son of Hall of Fame catcher Ivan Rodriguez

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Just to make sure it was real and not some sort of flashback to his childhood, he checked the name above the clubhouse locker. Dereck Rodriguez. Yep, it was his all right and not that of his father -- Hall of Fame catcher Ivan Rodriguez.official nfl jerseys cheap "I've been to a lot of stadiums. But I wasn't here for me; I was here for my dad," the right-hander said. "It's nice coming here and having my name on the locker and not his." The San Francisco Giants purchased Dereck Rodriguez's contract from Triple-A Sacramento, where he went 4-1 with a 3.40 ERA after signing as a minor league free agent on Nov. 15. He will be in the bullpen Monday against Colorado, looking to make his major league debut.…
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Mitchell Trubisky draws on offseason experience to master offense

Mitchell Trubisky draws on offseason experience to master offense

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In a sign of progress, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky no longer watches film of the Kansas City Chiefs in order to comprehend the offensive scheme head coach Matt Nagy brought with him to Chicago. “Mitch is building his own library right now within the offense,” Nagy said on Wednesday. The Bears – and by extension, Trubisky – are a work in progress offensively, primarily because for the majority of the team, Nagy’s system is a drastic departure from what they ran in the woebegone John Fox era.nfl jerseys cheap nike Trubisky, who started the final 12 games last year as a rookie (2,193 passing yards, seven touchdowns, seven interceptions), quarterbacked an offense that finished dead last in passing, 30th in total offense and 29th in points. “[Mitch needs] experience…
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