“No matter who they put in, I know they’re going to step up. Whoever it is has to, because we’re in the quarterfinals. This is the World Cup. Obviously you win or you go home, and China’s not a team to take lightly,” said U.S. forward Abby Wambach.
“The NFL parties were unwilling to settle claims based solely on a (diagnosis) … rather than on manifest neurocognitive deficits,” the negotiators argued in court papers. “Many of the behavioral and mood conditions claimed to be associated with CTE are prevalent within the general public.”
“I think we put in a very compelling case,” Kessler said, adding that no timetable on a decision by Goodell had been given.
“That was outstanding,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. “You worry about the baby, of course. But he looked like he had it under control.”
The Golden State Warriors champ and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar are among the nominees for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. Serena Williams leads the list of nominees for best female athlete.
“He may never have laced up his sneakers, but few have done more to advance the game, in the NBA or Philadelphia basketball, than Harvey,” Sixers CEO Scott O’Neil said. “He did what he loved until the end, and shared that love of statistics and basketball with his family, who we remember at this difficult time.
“If you had told me in spring training I would have hit 19 home runs by this point, I would have said, ‘No shot,'” Arenado said. “I’ve just been putting some good swings on the ball and luckily they have been going out. It’s just nice to hit the ball hard and help my team win.”
“I did not delegate my disciplinary authority to Mr. Vincent; I concurred in his recommendation and authorized him to communicate to Mr. Brady the discipline imposed under my authority as Commissioner,” Goodell said in his letter to the union on June 2. “The identity of the person who signed the disciplinary letter is irrelevant.”