The warning signs were all there when the Eagles signed LeGarrette Blount in May. Yet, even those of us who were skeptical of the move couldn't necessarily have predicted Blount would go without a carry as early as Week 2. Eagles coach Doug Pederson had his reasons for withholding the ball from Blount in Kansas City on Sunday. Although, after Blount rushed 299 times for 1,161 yards and an NFL-best 18 touchdowns with the Patriots in 2016, some folks simply aren't going to buy the latter explanation.
Adrian Walker of the Boston Globe reports that the Boston Red Sox will air an anti-racism public service announcement at Fenway Park before their game on September 28. This comes in the wake of a group of protesters hanging an anti-racism banner in Fenway Park last week which, in turn came a few months after Adam Jones, like many visiting players of color before him, claimed that racial epithets were hurled at him by fans in the Fenway bleachers.
Bill Belichick’s desert choices likely extend beyond avocado ice cream. The New England Patriots coach was asked whether he intends to buy and read Tom Brady’s new book, “The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance.” “We see Tom every day. I don’t think I need to read his book,” Belichick said Wednesday. Brady’s book was a top seller on Amazon after the book went on preorder. The book outlines Brady’s lifestyle adjustments he’s made in recent years to reach peak performance and help him last longer into his NFL career. Selling for $19.27 in hardcover, Brady’s book is “a gorgeously illustrated and deeply practical “athlete’s bible” that reveals Brady’s revolutionary