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Rashaan Salaam remembered as a selfless player with ‘a happy heart’

23 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Rashaan Salaam, who was found dead Monday night in a park in Boulder, Colo., had his share of big plays during his Heisman Trophy season of 1994. He averaged 6.9 yards per carry — only about a half-yard shy of Barry Sanders’s FBS record for running backs with at least 280 attempts in a season […]

The Hidden Significance of Moonlight’s ‘Chiron’

The protagonist of Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight — played at various points of his life by Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, and Trevante Rhodes — is called many names. When he's a child, he's “Little”; when he's with his first love, he's “Black”; too often, he's “faggot.” But it’s his given name that’s the ... More »

Why Matthew Stafford is legitimate MVP candidate

Barry Sanders, in 1997, was the last Detroit Lions player to be named NFL MVP.        

'Moonlight' Actor: I've Never Felt More Passionate About A Project

Working with director Barry Jenkins on “Moonlight” was the “best” career opportunity Mahershala Ali experienced in his life. Starring Ali, Naomie Harris, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, and Trevante Rhodes, the film follows...Show More Summary

'Moonlight' Actor: I've Never Felt More Passionate About A Project

Working with director Barry Jenkins on “Moonlight” was the “best” career opportunity Mahershala Ali experienced in his life. Starring Ali, Naomie Harris, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, and Trevante Rhodes, the film follows...Show More Summary

Calvin Johnson: ‘Retirement Would’ve Been Hard If Lions Were Contenders’

5 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Retired Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is beginning to open up about why he suddenly decided to retire this offseason at age 30. His reasons on retiring sound a lot like what former Lions running back Barry Sanders said when he suddenly retired. In an interview with ESPN’s Michael Smith, Calvin Johnson had this to say: “If we would’ve […]

This Fan Looks Like Barry Sanders While Evading Dozens of Security Guards (Video)

5 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

It’s become pretty clear in the past few years that several NFL teams are suffering from a lack of talent at their skill positions. And with the draft failing to fill all those gaps, teams should be looking at undrafted free agents…like this guy. It’s hard to tell where he is, but he definitely throws security for […]

Former Lions WR Calvin Johnson: “I’m Not Coming Back” (Video)

5 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson abruptly retired after just nine seasons in the NFL much like former running back Barry Sanders did way back in 1999, both at the top of their game. Several years after Sanders retired, he finally admitted the Lions’ organization culture of losing was too much to deal with. During […]

Barack Obama About Ready To Jizzsplode All Over Campaign Trail

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

With the Democratic primary campaign getting closer to its exciting close (either Hillary Clinton clinching the nomination or Bernie Sanders creating a metamodern miracle of political transformation) President Barack Barry Bamz Obama is fixin’ to go out and do some campaigning for the sheer thrill of it all, according to CNN. President Obama is headed Asks Trump, Clinton, Sanders To Listen to the CDC Whistleblower

Thompson, CDC Corruption and the 2016 Presidential Race -- First Freedom's Great New Resource Editor's Note -- Kevin Barry and have created a site to guide voters through the CDC whistleblower saga and its implications for the presidential election....

Why is there no Labor Party in the United States?

The improbable rise of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign presents an interesting question: why is Sanders, a self-proclaimed "democratic socialist," running as a Democrat? McGill University sociologist Barry Eidlin examines this question through an historical comparison with Canada, a country similar to the U.S. Show More Summary

Barry Sanders’ long-forgotten final game a precursor to retirement

This offseason, Shutdown Corner will travel down memory lane with a series of stories presenting some interesting and sometimes forgotten stories from the NFL's past. Join us as we relive some of the greatest and craziest moments inShow More Summary

Can Trump Raise Money Like Sanders?

“A senior adviser to Trump, Barry Bennett, said in a recent interview that the campaign could use online fundraising to make up for a lack of a traditional fundraising network,” BuzzFeed reports. Said Bennett: “He’s got 16 million followers on [...]

Gary Johnson: A Free Trade Bernie Sanders?

Another insightful essay by guest blogger, Myron Pauli: I’ve never limited myself to Republican and Democratic nominees since I cast my first Presidential vote writing in Barry Goldwater in 1972. No regrets on rejecting the decent but...Show More Summary

Barry Sanders Comments on Calvin Johnson, Retirement Trend in NFL

Detroit Lions legend Barry Sanders joked Thursday night that he's going to spend the rest of the offseason trying to convince Calvin Johnson to come out of retirement. Jordan Heck of Sporting News passed along comments the 10-time Pro Bowler made during an interview with Steiner Sports about players walking away early. Show More Summary

Madden 16: Gold Medal Master Set Highlights Newest Ultimate Team Additions

8 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

image from EA Sports Want a 99-overall rated Barry Sanders in Madden 16 Ultimate Team (MUT)? If you're a MUT head, you probably do. On Wednesday, EA Sports announced two new additions/initiatives to the Ultimate Team collection. The Gold Medal Master set is now available in MUT and the entire release has [...]

Lions mum on whether Calvin Johnson is paying back bonus money

Like running back Barry Sanders, receiver Calvin Johnson has retired from the Lions with gas in the tank. Unlike Sanders, Johnson may not be paying back millions in bonus money. The team’s announcement of Johnson’s decision to retire explains that, as to his contract, “matters were settled to the satisfaction of the parties.” Technically, Johnson owed…

Jesse Ventura Says He Might Run For President If Bernie Sanders Isn't Nominated

Submitted by Barry Donegan via, Former independent Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, who says he is leaning towards supporting U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders for president in 2016, indicated that he is considering getting into the presidential race if Sanders fails to win the Democratic primary. Show More Summary

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