Coupled with Peyton Manning’s withering arm strength and the chance to write a storybook ending to his career like John Elway before him to walk off in the sunset as a Super Bowl winner, the smart money is that this Sunday will be the Broncos’ QB’s final game.
According to Ian Rapoport, Peyton has reportedly “told close friends that he expects this to be his last game.” In the report, Rapoport stated that the cat was out of the bag a bit already as if his midfield conversation with Bill Belichick after the AFC Championship wasn’t a big-enough indication.
Manning, however, didn’t reveal anything on Super Bowl 50 Media Night in San Jose on Monday. When asked by Marshall Faulk if he was planning to retire after the Super Bowl, Manning said “[I] don’t know the answer to that question right now.”
Former Dallas Cowboys’ Running Back, Joseph Randle, Reportedly Gambled On Games
There are a lot of things that professional sports leagues will forgive a player for; gambling on the game, however, damn sure isn’t one of them. Running back Joseph Randle, who the Cowboys cut in November, bet on sporting events during the season, according to the Dallas Morning News.
After Randle was arrested yesterday over an outstanding speeding charge, a report was revealed about Randle’s gambling habit. The report also revealed that in addition to showing signs of mental instability, he had been involved in placing wagers on sporting events during the 2015 season.
“All of that became apparent to us right during the season,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said last week from a Senior Bowl practice in Mobile, AL, via the source. “Not before the season. It became real acute, a combination of things. Some issues … became more apparent.” Jones told the Morning News that there was no evidence that Randle bet on the NFL, or that he threw any games. We’re sure this isn’t the last we will hear of this story.
The Cleveland Cavaliers can tend to be a little bit clique-y. Sure LeBron James loves all of his teammates, but there are clearly people who are LeBron’s people and there is everyone else. One can easily point to LeBron’s “Something Simple” traditional IG posts that he puts on his page after team victories. LeBron gathers his teammates, usually always consisting of Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith, Tristian Thompson, and Kyrie Irving, showing off their latest fits.
One player almost always conspicuous by his absence is Cavs’ starting forwar, Kevin Love. Not anymore. The Cavaliers big man finally made it into a group photo with teammates after Monday’s 111-106 overtime win over the Indiana Pacers. Love’s fit is pretty basic, opting for a team sweatsuit, but it’s the thought that counts.
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