It was before multi billion dollar TV contracts meant players could be set for life if they played long enough and managed their money right. It was before the roster carousel of free agency, so players often spent their whole careers with one team, in one city. Many stayed to work in the community..
The Atlanta Hawks of the 1980’s was a very good team. They played with heart and souland for many, were the heart and soul of the city. A franchise that had seen some great playersBob Pettit, Pete Maravich, Lou Hudsonhad never really found an identity, and subsequently, had never really found a fan base.
Of whether we liked it or agreed with it, we would absolutely respect our players right to express their views in this way, which is peaceful and does not disrupt our game in any way. If the words north strong and free are to be truly celebrated, we must honour their meaning, not just their singing. We say this in a sincere and heartfelt attempt to be faithful to those who over the years have fought and sacrificed for our freedom by supporting, in the present day, the exercise of that freedom.
Rodrigo Soberanes, who lives near San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, the state nearest the epicenter, said his house like chewing gum. Furious shaking was followed by a second national emergency for Mexican agencies as Hurricane Katia made landfall north of Tecolutla in Veracruz state late Friday amid intense rains. National Hurricane Center said Katia maximum sustained winds had dropped to 75 mph (120 kph), making it a Category 1 storm, but it was still expected to bring life threatening floods and a dangerous storm surge off the Gulf of Mexico..
Bills 41, Dolphins 14: Tyrod Taylor threw for 277 yards and three TDs in his first NFL road start, and Buffalo routed Miami. The Bills totaled 429 yards, intercepted Ryan Tannehill three times in the first half, and led 27 0 before Miami scored late in the third quarter. Buffalo (2 1) bounced back from a dismal loss at home to New England.
Tiki Barber (1997 2006): The three time Pro Bowler overcomes fumbling problems early in his career and rushes for six 1,000 yard seasons. He gains 2,000 yards from scrimmage three times, including 2,390 in 2005 to lead the league. Am just looking for an opportunity to step on the field and play as a starter in this league and perform on a weekly basis, says Schaub. I had three years to grow and learn and observe Mike [Vick] and this league, as a whole, and now, I am excited, hopefully, to get a chance and play somewhere whether it be in Atlanta or somewhere else. I just want an opportunity and that all I can ask for.