jacob york ezekiel elliott

Former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is the first client to sign with Jacob York‘s newly-launched Electric Republic Sports management division. Electric Republic Sports also announced they have partnered with 5th Down Management to co-manage their first client.

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Eli Apple

After openly gay athlete Michael Sam used the NFL as his coming out party, it makes sense that NFL teams want to tackle similar stunts to avoid surprises.

That’s probably what the Atlanta Falcons were thinking when they asked Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple if he was gay.

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Beyonce protest

A planned protest of Beyonce‘s Super Bowl halftime Black Lives Matter stunt fizzled Tuesday morning.

Only a handful of protesters showed up to demonstrate against Beyonce outside NFL headquarters in New York City.

National media outlets noted there were more reporters and TV cameras at the protest than protesters.

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Beyonce Knowles

There is a good bet that singer Beyonce Knowles will never be invited to perform at the Super Bowl again.

The 35-year-old singer angered sports fans and writers alike by using the influential sports platform to reveal her newfound activism.

“BeyoncĂ©’s Black Panthers show was ill-suited for Super Bowl,” wrote NY Daily News writer Linda Stasi.

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Cam Newton

Beyonce was the clear winner of Super Bowl 50. Cam Newton and his Carolina Panthers were the odds on favorites to win the Super Bowl, but they couldn’t overcome the Bronco’s fierce defense.

Then there was Beyonce.

She sang the National Anthem during Super Bowl 38 in 2004 — the only other time the Panthers played in a Super Bowl.

The Panthers lost that game to the New England Patriots.

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Lawrence Phillips

Former NFL star Lawrence Phillips was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive in his prison cell Wednesday at Kern Valley State Prison. He was 40.

The former running back’s death was confirmed to USA Today by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokeswoman Terry Thornton.

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