Legendary NFL head coach Chuck Knox died Saturday after battling dementia. He was 86.
One trade in 2009 netted Tepper a personal payday of nearly $4 billion. He told New York Magazine in recalling the sudden growth in wealth: “I could buy an island. I could buy a private jet, but I have NetJets. I could get myself a 22-year-old! Sometimes, if someone is an asshole, like a waiter at a restaurant, I think, I could just buy this place and fire that guy.”
Tepper has been a minority owner (5 percent share) of his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers since 2009.
New Jersey spent years — and at least $9 million — in court fighting for legal sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. When the Supreme Court ruled in the state’s favor, it overturned a 1992 federal ban on such wagering.
Start with the team those 1991 Twins faced. In a 25-year stretch between moving to Atlanta in 1966 and starting the 1991 season, the Braves made just two playoff appearances and failed to win a single postseason game. They finished in either fifth or sixth place in each of the six previous seasons and were coming off a 65-97 campaign under Bobby Cox. Those 1991 Braves subsequently started a nearly two-decade run of success by going 94-68 and beating the Pirates in a desperately tight National League Championship Series before facing off in a classic World Series against the Twins.
The Packers have already made two big changes to their passing game, with the departure of Jordy Nelson and the arrival of Jimmy Graham, and Witten thinks Bryant could be a huge plus.
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