Smith Worried NFL Email Trove Shows Hiring Bias

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith says one of the primary reasons for his request that the NFL release emails from its investigation of the Washington Football Team is that he wants to determine whether race has been a factor in hiring decisions around the league and whether teams have been “actively hostile to players that have chosen to self-identify in various ways.” Smith discussed a range of topics,…

October 13, 2021
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Smith Stung By Hornets, High Scores In Golf Debut

4:54 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament, and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of Elon’s Phoenix Invitational. “To get stung on the basketball court or in an arena, never…

October 12, 2021
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J.R. Smith arrived in his Bentley to his first collegiate golf tournament

Written By Madison Williams Share (Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/f2/f0/jr-smith-101221_1lb92gfqnfry21ooxtt3ampljx.jpg?t=2024235900&w=500&quality=80 Former NBA player J.R. Smith pulled up to his first collegiate golf tournament Monday in none other than a Bentley. As a freshman at North Carolina A&T, the two-time NBA champion wanted to show up in style. In an interview with WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, N.C., Smith talked about how the budgets from the other schools were bigger because they all…

October 12, 2021
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Is J.R. Smith good at golf? How ex-NBA star joined North Carolina A&T golf team as college walk-on

Written By Madison Williams Share (Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/e8/a5/jr-smith-101021_1bni5atnmzp7d1o6xbpkxpxs1i.jpg?t=1875565228&w=500&quality=80 After going straight from high school to the NBA, two-time champion J.R. Smith is getting his college athlete experience at 35. But, he isn’t playing basketball. Per NCAA rules, students cannot attend college for a sport they already played professionally. Since Smith played 16 seasons as a professional basketball player, he decided to follow another passion of his when enrolling at North Carolina A&T —…

October 11, 2021
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Why Geno Smith is the Seahawks’ ace overtime coin toss specialist

The job description for a backup quarterback at the NFL level is usually pretty simple. You come in the game if the starter gets hurt or if your team is involved in a blowout. Aside from that, it’s a lot of clipboard holding and serving as a sounding board for the starter. But Geno Smith has an extra duty that is uncommon for backups. He serves as the Seahawks’ coin…

October 7, 2021
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Smith & Wesson Moving To Tennessee As Massachusetts Debates More Gun Control – The Washington Post

Smith & Wesson, which has been making firearms since before the Civil War, said Thursday it will move its headquarters to Tennessee, after legislators in its home state of Massachusetts proposed gun control laws that the company said could hurt 60 percent of revenue. The decision to relocate from Springfield, Mass., coupled with the closure of some facilities in Connecticut and Missouri, means that more than 750 jobs will be…

October 1, 2021
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