“He had real good command, that’s what he does,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss. “Both sides of the plate. He’s got a great feel” for pitching.
“If he satisfied the criteria to go forward and ask for suspension of his ban, the criteria will be carefully looked at, but so far he has not,” Howman said on the sidelines of a WADA symposium in Lausanne. “There is no consideration being given to it.”
“It definitely is a little weird, especially for guys who take more time,” said New York Mets left-hander Jack Leathersich, who split last season between Double-A and Triple-A. “Everybody pitches differently. There’s no right way to do it. I think it’s good for the game to speed it up a little bit.”
“You make tough choices in life. We clearly understand he’s under contact with the Vikings. After several discussions and much thought, I believe that it’s not in his best interest to resume his career in Minnesota,” Dogra said. “It might be best for all parties involved for him to resume his career elsewhere.”
“We’ve got the (medical) spotters,” said Rich McKay, president of the Atlanta Falcons and co-chairman of the committee. “They’ve got a really good vantage point, they’ve got technology in their booth, they’re communicating pretty well with our trainers and doctors and we’ve got a pretty good rhythm going there.
“Brods made a great play right off my stick. I didn’t do much there,” Bouma said. “That’s something we stress here, getting to the front of the net.
“It meant a lot to me as a young ski racer to compete in this event amongst some of the best ski racers in the world, and I’m hoping to have the same influence on the younger generation,” she said before leaving France.
Earlier in the day he pleaded guilty by video to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in Arizona and was immediately sentenced to nine years in prison.
“This group either has outdated or brief or short resumes in the NFL,” said Matt Birk, a Super Bowl-winning center who played 15 NFL seasons and now is the league’s director of football development. “This is an opportunity to bring a large pool of players together for the clubs to evaluate at once. They are fighting for their football lives and will do whatever they can to get into a camp.”