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Winners, losers of Aaron Rodgers’ return to the Green Bay Packers

After months of rampant speculation, linguistic parsing and high-stakes drama with the potential to significantly alter the 2021 NFL season and beyond, Aaron Rodgers is right back where he’s been for the past 16 summers – in Green Bay Packers training camp.

Given what the three-time MVP means to the organization – and Pack brass had made it publicly clear Rodgers wasn’t going anywhere – this always easily seemed like the most likely outcome. Yet the club’s “complicated fella” also rattled his bosses’ cages – along with an entire fan base – while expressing his desire for some environmental alterations.

While careful to say “I’m not a victim here” Wednesday, Rodgers indicated that his situation, financial and otherwise, has not changed significantly. This is to be his second season playing under a four-year, $134 million extension which has no guarantees in 2022 or ’23. He wants to be used as

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TNT, ESPN Lead 2021 Sports Emmys; Ernie Johnson, Joe Buck, Michele Tafoya Among Personality Winners

“NBA on TNT” helped give the WarnerMedia-owned network a big lift over its competitors at this year’s 42nd Annual Sports Emmys. Announced late Tuesday, this year TNT won the most Sports Emmys of any single outlet, with 7 — followed closely by ESPN, which earned six.

If corporate entities are combined, then the ESPN triumvirate of ESPN, ESPN Plus and ESPN Deportes actually landed the most wins, with a total of nine.

Winners were announced in 46 categories by the National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday night, including Outstanding Live Sports Special, Live Sports Series and Playoff Coverage, three Documentary categories, Outstanding Play-by-Play Announcer, Studio Host, and Emerging On-Air Talent, among others.

Individual sports personality winners included TNT’s Ernie Johnson as studio host; Fox’s Joe Buck for play-by-play, CBS’ Nate Burleson for studio analyst; Fox’s John Smoltz for sports event

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Bills ace being gracious winners

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2 Minute Drill: Bills ace being gracious winners



is SportsCenter 52 minute drill. There is such a thing as being a sore winner. How one handle success could be just a revealing is how they handle failure. Buffalo Bills fans have had a ah lot of failure in the 27 years they went between F C title game appearances. That includes an 18 year playoff drought. But they’re a sing handling success in being generous winners. The good times are rolling now for the Bills, and so are the good deeds from their long suffering, fervent fans. They’ve taken to donating to the charity of Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Jackson was knocked out of the Bills playoff win over the Ravens on Saturday with a concussion. Buffalo’s Hardy fans, known as the Bills Mafia, found out that Jackson

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Every day is Ladies’ Day in Doyle’s relentless pursuit of winners

Hollie Doyle has been locked in her garage during lockdown with one focus – taking another hammer blow at her sport’s glass ceiling at Royal Ascot, writes James Toney.

Ladies’ Day has a whole new meaning for Doyle, 23, who is fast underlining why it should be every day, not just one Thursday in June.

Doyle – who last year broke the record for the most winners in a year by a female jockey – has collected so many bottles of winner’s champagne she could open an off licence but she’s no intention of cracking one open to celebrate just yet.

She’s fully focussed on landing one of her sport’s biggest prizes at Flat racing’s most fabled meeting – and would like to do it before Tom Marquand, her partner and another rising star of the sport.

Marquand headed Down Under during lockdown to ride a series of big winners

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