The lawyer for two former NFL cheerleaders told USA TODAY Sports on Thursday that she’s optimistic and encouraged after discussions with the league’s legal representatives.
Sara Blackwell seeks better working conditions for members of teams’ cheerleading squads through the implementation of league-wide guidelines after some clubs have been accused of fostering an environment of harassment and intimidation. Blackwell, who threatened legal action against the league on behalf of her clients, also spoke with an outside lawyer representing the league Wednesday.
I thought it went really well, Blackwell said in a phone interview. I am optimistic and encouraged by the conversation. Although I think their concern is genuine, we didn’t waive any rights (to file lawsuits) and we still have that right moving forward. I’m very, very optimistic they are coming to the table with the right intentions.
When the Jaguars players realized he wasn’t supposed to be there, they stopped him and held him until police arrived. The man was reportedly booked for burglary, grand theft, and trespassing.
A timely interception if there ever was one for Bortles.
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The signees also include two receivers.
Iowa State receiver Allen Lazard is 6 foot 5, 227 pounds, giving Jacksonville size at the position. He caught 231 passes for 3,218 yards and 25 touchdowns in his college career. Carson-Newman receiver Dorren Miller was the other player at the position the Jaguars signed.
The Jaguars also reached agreement with North Carolina State guard Tony Adams, Miami cornerback Dee Delaney, UNLV defensive tackle Mike Hughes, Jacksonville State linebacker Darius Jackson, Marshall defensive back C.J. Reavis, Cincinnati defensive tackle Lyndon Johnson, Vanderbilt cornerback Tre’ Herndon, Miami (Fla.) offensive tackle KC McDermott, Virginia Tech linebacker Andrew Motuapuaka and North Carolina Central linebacker Reggie Hunter.
When the Yankees pieced together a game-tying, four-run rally in the seventh inning on Thursday, the Boston Red Sox saw another late lead disappear.
The fans at Yankee Stadium loved it. The manager in the visitors’ dugout?
Not so much.