Day: June 10, 2021

Aaron Rodgers’ Teammates Sent A Clear Message Yesterday

Quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Love during a Green Bay Packers practice.

Quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Love during a Green Bay Packers practice.

Aaron Rodgers remains away from the Green Bay Packers, though it’s pretty clear that his teammates continue to have his back.

Tuesday, several Packers players met with the media and, unsurprisingly, they were asked about the ongoing drama with their star quarterback.

Green Bay’s players sent a clear message on the subject: They have Rodgers’ back.

Packers star wide receiver Davante Adams sent the most blunt message on the subject.

“I’ve got his back through everything so he knows that, at the end of the day, if there’s ever a wonder if he’s lost a teammate or something because of all that’s come out, he knows where I stand,” Adams said.

“I’ll stand on the f–king mountain and scream on the mountaintop that I’ve got his back.”

Another Packers veteran, offensive tackle David Bakhtiari, had a similar message.

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Hyundai Ties New Car to Marvel Characters, ‘SportsCenter’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Hosts in Disney Ad Pact (EXCLUSIVE)

Hyundai didn’t go to the Super Bowl this year, but it’s still taking a trip to Disneyland.

The large automaker has struck a broad advertising pact with The Walt Disney Company that will have characters from ABC’s “Black-ish,” announcers from ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and even characters from Marvel tout the benefits of the new Tucson compact SUV in on-screen appearances set to roll out over the next few months. On Monday evening, viewers of the premiere of “The Bachelorette” will see Tayshia Adams get into the new vehicle, along with Tucson appearances on “Black-ish” and “SportsCenter.”

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P.K. Subban to join ESPN as analyst for Cup playoffs

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 30: New Jersey Devils defenseman P.K. Subban (76) turns up ice during a game between the Boston Bruins and the New Jersey Devils on March 30, 2021, at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
New Jersey Devils defenseman P. K. Subban will reportedly join ESPN as an analyst for the remainder of the Stanley Cup playoffs. (Getty)

New Jersey Devils defenseman P. K. Subban will join ESPN as an analyst for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports

Subban will make his debut Wednesday on SportsCenter, according to Marchand. 

It’s an excellent move for ESPN, and for the sport of hockey as a whole. Subban is one of the league’s most gregarious players, he is an exceptional interview, and often provides a perspective that most hockey players rarely entertain in the mainstream. 

Subban recorded five goals and 19 points with the Devils in 2021, a down year for the 2012-13 Norris Trophy winner. 

ESPN entered a seven-year, $2.8 billion partnership with the NHL in March, allowing the network to broadcast four of the next

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