Jaime E. Love

Aidan Hall Commits to Iowa Football

Aidan Hall announced on social media Saturday that he was verbally committing to Iowa Football. The Harlan (IA) High Athlete became the Hawkeyes’ ninth known verbal pledge in the 2023 Recruiting Class. 

Iowa offered Hall a scholarship on May 13. He spoke with HN about that opportunity. 

“I chose Iowa due to my relationship with the coaching staff, them being able to put guys in the NFL and also being a Hawkeye fan growing up,” Hall told HN after his commitment.

Hall (6-2, 200) also reported scholarship offers from Air Force, Army, Fordham, Illinois State, North Dakota State, Northern Iowa, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois. Iowa State and Kansas State were showing interest. 

“Now was the time to commit because I wanted to get the recruiting process over with and get it off my chest. The process is long and can be very stressful at times. It

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What Pros Wear: What Do NFL Defensive Backs Wear? Here’s the Helmets, Cleats and Gloves Worn by NFL Starting DBs in 2021

For the second straight season, we have researched all 704 NFL Starters to get a full picture of the helmets, cleats and gloves worn by NFL football players. While completing this research is a tall task, it provides us with valuable information about what the world’s best football players wear. We have calculated the brand share and even honed in on some of the specific models these pros are wearing. For this article, we’ll be focusing on some of the league’s most athletic defenders, the linebackers.

About the Research: This research focuses on the helmets, cleats and gloves of the 704 NFL Starters. We tracked 352 Offensive Players (32 QB’s, 32 RB’s, 96 WR’s and 160 OL) and 352 Defensive Players (64 DE’s, 49 DT’s, 64 OLB’s, 47 ILB’s and 128 DB’s). For this research, injuries were not considered, the best players at each position were selected. We used both

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Warner Bros. Discovery Plans UK Destination for Sports, Entertainment

Warner Bros. Discovery’s international streaming lead JB Perrette has said that an extensive joint venture with BT Sport, which was confirmed on Thursday, ensures that the company won’t be a “one-product, one-content type story,” particularly in the U.K.

The 50-50 sports joint venture between Warner Bros. Discovery and BT Sport has been in the works since February and will see the combination of BT Sport and Eurosport. In a call with journalists on Thursday, Perrette cited a choppy few weeks for the industry — no doubt referencing the handwringing surrounding Netflix’s dip in subscribers and share price — and said, “We love our hand.”

“We are a multi-product in terms of theatrical distribution, linear, streaming, games, consumer products, so we have a very broad and rich set of products to take to market, and taking that IP and maximizing across those avenues differentiates us,” said Perrette. “Having news,

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