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Could a hand injury threaten Jason Pierre-Paul’s career after all?

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The good news for Jason Pierre-Paul, of course, was that the fireworks injury he suffered over the July 4th holiday was not career-threatening. But might the reaction to it prove to be? Could this accident drive team and talent apart? Could the pulling of a long-term contract lead to long-term problems? Perhaps. Pierre-Paul refused to see two emissaries from his team, the New York Giants, at a Miami hospital on Wednesday, indicating that there are lingering feelings after the Giants…

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Former USF star Jason Pierre-Paul injured by fireworks

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Former University of South Florida defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has suffered a “severe” injury to a hand in a fireworks accident, it has been reported. Pierre-Paul, who received a $14.8 million franchise tag from the New York Giants, suffered burns that are not thought to be career threatening. Reports say that the skin of his palm and fingerprints was burned away, but the fingers themselves are intact. Several people on Twitter shared photos of a U-Haul truck filled with fireworks…

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Tampa Bay considered for a pair of Super Bowls

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How long will it take before Tampa Bay is in the Super Bowl? And how how long will it take before the Super Bowl is in Tampa Bay? Evidently, the race has begun. And who knows? Maybe both can be ready in another 4-5 years. According to reports, Tampa Bay is among four cities who lead the contenders for the Super Bowls of 2019 and 2020. Voting will take place next May. Tampa Bay has been host to the Super…

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Yuck! Going to the Giants’ game

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If it wasn’t bad enough that I had to watch the Giants beat my Buccaneers and then my Cowboys on the way to their Super Bowl win or that I had to endure watching that game surrounded by the most obnoxious bar crowd (the bartender literally sprayed the crowd with water, they were so out of control. But at least I met Jessica that night), now Kim tells me she was given tickets to a Giants’ game. And not a…

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