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These 5 cities could host NFL Draft in 2019, 2020 | Is New York or Philadelphia in the running?

These 5 cities could host NFL Draft in 2019, 2020 | Is New York or Philadelphia in the running?

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These 5 cities could host NFL Draft in 2019, 2020 | Is New York or Philadelphia in the running? Remember when the NFL Draft was a staple of the spring calendar at Radio City Music Hall? Well, it isn't coming back anytime soon. The NFL put the draft in New York in 1965 and held it there until 2015, when scheduling conflicts at Radio City Music Hall prompted the league to leave the Big Apple entirely and go to Chicago in back-to-back years. Philadelphia hosted in 2017, Dallas will host in April and now there are five franchises who are finalists after submitting bids for hosting the 2019 and 2020 drafts. The NFL is considering Tennessee (the Titans play in Nashville), Denver, Kansas City, Las Vegas and Cleveland/Canton, according to multiple reports. 2018 NFL mock draft: F
After NBA All-Star game, LeBron James fires back at Fox News host

After NBA All-Star game, LeBron James fires back at Fox News host

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After NBA All-Star game, LeBron James fires back at Fox News host LeBron James has never shied away from making political statements. He campaigned with Hillary Clinton, and last year he called President Donald Trump a "bum" for feuding with NBA star Stephen Curry. Last week, James' profane comments about President Donald Trump drew criticism from Fox News host Laura Ingraham. On the web series "Rolling With the Champion" last Thursday, NBA superstar LeBron James offered an unfiltered opinion of President Trump. "The number one job in America, the point-of person, is someone who doesn't understand the people, and really don't give a f*** about the people," James said. "While we cannot change what comes out of that man's mouth, we can continue to alert the people that watch us,...
With Skiing Gold, Ester Ledecka Earns New Respect—for Snowboarders

With Skiing Gold, Ester Ledecka Earns New Respect—for Snowboarders

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With Skiing Gold, Ester Ledecka Earns New Respect for Snowboarders   Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic at a news conference after winning the women's Alpine skiing Super G on Saturday. Photo: stringer/Reuters By Rachel Bachman Rachel Bachman The Wall Street Journal JEONGSEON, South Korea—When Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic won the women’s Alpine skiing Super G on Saturday, she was so shocked that she stood, staring, at the leaderboard waiting for her time to be corrected. It never was. “I thought this was a mistake,” she said. Ledecka was so unprepared to win a medal that she hadn’t worn makeup because she hadn’t imagined she’d be doing international TV interviews. That’s why, she said, she conducted a news conference still wearing