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Column: Treat her the same as any other referee

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) Link to the column at The Hutchinson News: Brooks was here Expect a litany of unsportsmanlike conduct from the National Football League this season. And it won’t be from Sarah Thomas, the NFL’s first full-time female referee. The blind side blows, cheap shots and unnecessary jabs will flail out of the…

Column: The NFL Scouting Combine, a buster of stereotypes

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) The NFL Scouting Combine, the exact science that’s not so exact, has again come and gone. It’s the annual football Olympics that surfaces every year on the speed-friendly turf in Indianapolis, Indiana. The spectacle is technically the first football-related interview for college football players with dreams of performing on the big…

NBA Midseason Awards

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) Most Valuable Player: Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors It just feels right. Curry is the best player, on the best team, in the best conference. The three-point sniper put on a show in the NBA All-star three-point contest knocking down a contest record-score of 27. He drained 13 straight shots in…

Column: Josh Gordon receives one-year suspension

According to multiple reports, Josh Gordon is officially suspended without pay for a minimum of one year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, the Browns announced Tuesday. I wrote a column about the rumors circulating Gordon of a possible year long suspension and his open-letter prior to the official ruling coming down. The column…