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Damar Hamlin and my desensitized soul The distress of the Buffalo Bills’ young safety surfaces questions about how we watch the NFL and view its players
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Damar Hamlin and my desensitized soul The distress of the Buffalo Bills’ young safety surfaces questions about how we watch the NFL and view its players

The National Football League mostly did everything right Monday evening. The medical staff at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati responded immediately when it became apparent that Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was in distress. The NFL, the NFL Players Association in coordination with the head coaches of the Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills acted compassionately and...

Count on the ‘Bills Mafia’ to rally around Damar Hamlin Former linebacker Lorenzo Alexander says the 24-year-old safety has a ‘strong community’ and fan base behind him in Buffalo and across the country
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Count on the ‘Bills Mafia’ to rally around Damar Hamlin Former linebacker Lorenzo Alexander says the 24-year-old safety has a ‘strong community’ and fan base behind him in Buffalo and across the country

As a former standout linebacker for the Buffalo Bills, Lorenzo Alexander knows first-hand about the unique relationship between the team’s fans and its players. The “Bills Mafia” is arguably the league’s most passionate fan base, and it rallies around players in time of need. Alexander expects nothing less of the Bills’ supporters as the organization...

Pelé was the epitome of Black grace in soccer In addition to his legacy as a three-time World Cup winner, the Brazilian created a path of acceptance for Black athletes amid racism
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Pelé was the epitome of Black grace in soccer In addition to his legacy as a three-time World Cup winner, the Brazilian created a path of acceptance for Black athletes amid racism

O Melhor is the way one says “the greatest” in Portuguese. But frankly, for one Edson Arantes do Nascimento, even the most honorable of word titles bestowed to him would be an understatement for the mark that he left on this planet. GOAT, icon or legend combined still may fall short of truly encapsulating Pelé,...