• Calls for NFL boycott emerging from Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment
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    Calls for NFL boycott emerging from Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment

    The crowdsourcing effort by teams like the Ravens to determine whether Colin Kaepernick should have a job now has another factor to consider: Fans who believe Kaepernick is being unfairly shunned may shun pro football. In addition to online petitions that have lingered for the past few weeks, the Atlanta NAACP announced on Friday a boycott of the NFL. “There will be no football in the state of Georgia if Colin Kaepernick is not on a training camp roster and given an opportunity to pursue his career,” said Gerald Griggs of the Atlanta NAACP at a Friday press conference, via fox5atlanta.com.

  • Kansas’ forward Dedric Lawson cleared of walking out on $88 bar tab
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    Kansas’ forward Dedric Lawson cleared of walking out on $88 bar tab

    Dedric Lawson was accused of walking out on an $88 tab, according to a police report obtained by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, but the general manager of the restaurant released a statement clearing the player of wrongdoing. Here’s what was alleged to have happened: Lawson was at a restaurant in Overton Square in Memphis at 1:30 a.m. when he was handed a bill for more than $88 by a waitress. Appearing on 92.9 FM, an ESPN radio station in Memphis, he said that he ordered two drinks worth a total of $10.50 and gave the waitress $12, but she wanted him to pay for drinks that were ordered by other people for other people.

  • This Week In WWE Biz: Daniel Bryan Return, John Cena Vs. Roman Reigns?, Brock Lesnar Plans, More
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    This Week In WWE Biz: Daniel Bryan Return, John Cena Vs. Roman Reigns?, Brock Lesnar Plans, More

    WWE No Mercy Could Be Headlined By Brock Lesnar Vs. Braun Strowman Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman may continue their rivalry after SummerSlam. Last week, it was reported that “The Beast” and “The Monster Among Men” were expected to face off at or before the Royal Rumble, and according to this week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the highly anticipated dream match may actually take place at next month’s No Mercy pay-per-view Los Angeles, a show that has already had strong ticket sales. WHAT’S IT MEAN FOR WWE? WWE may have spoiled the outcome of the SummerSlam main event as Lesnar, who vowed to leave WWE if he loses the Universal title, has been advertised for the post-SummerSlam edition of Raw as