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The Arena Group Announces Launch of Public Offering of Common Stock & Uplist to NYSE American. TheMaven, Inc., currently operating under the brand name The Arena Group (the “Company”), today announced that it intends to offer shares of its common stock for sale in an underwritten public offering.
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Pros and Cons of Hiring Thomas Dimitroff as Next Lions General Manager

Thomas Dimitroff built a team in Atlanta that made a Super Bowl appearance. Could he be given the opportunity to do the same for a franchise in Detroit that has never played in a Super Bowl?. Dimitroff, who served as the Falcons' general manager from 2008-2020 (fired along with head...
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Sixteen Years Later, Death of Pat Tillman Continuing to Make Profound Impact

On the anniversary of the Cardinals drafting Pat Tillman on April 18, 1998, we at AllCardinals are bringing this story back. When evaluating professional prospects, sometimes franchise executives pass over important non-physical attributes. In the weeks leading up to tomorrow's NFL Draft, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim made sure...
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Analysis: Grading Every Seahawks First Round Pick

Since the franchise’s inception in 1976, the Seahawks have made 42 selections in the first round of the NFL Draft, including selecting multiple players in the opening round on four occasions. While Seattle hasn’t used many first rounders in recent history with general manager John Schneider at the helm, the...
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The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is Renamed Caesars Superdome

Louisiana lawmakers approved the naming rights for the Superdome to be held by Caesars Entertainment for a period of 10 years and worth $138 million. The proposed new name of the facility will be Caesars Superdome. Update: March 24, 2021. The Athletic's Jeff Duncan reports the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be...
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NFLPA Releases Scathing Statement on Jaguars After Winning Arbitration Grievance

A day after the Jacksonville Jaguars found their first win on the field in 49 days by defeating the Oakland Raiders in an emotional comeback victory, the team has found a way to lose off of the field as the NFL Players Association delivered a scathing statement on the team following winning an arbitration grievance.
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Drew Brees to join NBC Sports Team

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees retired via Instagram on March 14, 2021. It was 15 years to the date that Brees signed as a free agent with the team. Brees verified on NBC's TODAY SHOW with host Hoda Kotb, he will be joining NBC Sports. During last offseason, Brees inked a contract to join NBC's Sunday Night Football in 2022.
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Sources: McCarthy Pushing Whitt as Cowboys Coordinator

FRISCO - The coaching profession is often a "who-you-know'' business. And in the case of new Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy, maybe a "who've-you-known-longer'' business. Back when Mike Nolan became the head coach in San Francisco, his first major hire meant McCarthy's first major job, as the Niners offensive...
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Broncos Individual Player Grades For Week 17 vs. Raiders

From the good, to the bad, to the ugly, which Broncos earned the most noteworthy grades in Week 17's loss to the Raiders?. It was a disappointing end for the Denver Broncos but that was the overall tone of the season. While the Broncos wanted to end the season on a high note with a win against the Las Vegas Raiders, they fell short.
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Report: Former Texans GM Rick Smith 'Likely' to Interview for Broncos Job

Rick Smith may return to where it all began for him as an NFL executive, albeit in a much different capacity. Colorado Gazette columnist and longtime insider Woody Paige floated Smith as a candidate to replace now-former Broncos general manager John Elway, who relinquished the position on Monday. According to...
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7 Candidates Garnering Insider Buzz for Broncos' GM Opening

On Monday, John Elway announced he will step aside as Denver Broncos general manager while retaining his position as president of football operations. Elway has one year left on his current deal and will, more or less, be in the type of role that Ozzie Newsome held in his final year in Baltimore, after he, too, was 'elevated' above this long-held GM role.
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The Bachelor, Matt James, was in Saints 2015 Rookie Mini-Camp

WR Matt James, who spent mini camp with the New Orleans Saints in 2015, becomes the first African-American star of ABC's "The Bachelor". "We feel so privileged to have Matt as our first black Bachelor, and we cannot wait to embark on this journey with him." - Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment.
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Report: Peyton Manning 'Unlikely' to be Candidate for Broncos' GM Opening

John Elway relinquished his duties as Denver Broncos general manager on Monday, "moving up" to focus on the "big picture" as president of football operations. With Elway's right-hand man — Matt Russell — "retiring", the team's GM job is wide-open. Elway said on Monday that he hopes to work quickly...
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Report: Adam Peters, Champ Kelly Among Candidates to Become New Broncos GM

Monday's bombshell that John Elway is stepping down as the Denver Broncos' general manager facilitated an early list of potential replacement candidates — featuring two widely-touted front-runners. Echoing local reports, NFL Network insiders Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo identified San Francisco 49ers vice president of player personnel Adam Peters and...
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John Elway Relinquishes GM Role, Will Make New Hire to Manage Personnel

In a move sure to raise some eyebrows around the NFL, John Elway announced on Monday that he will be "stepping into an elevated" front office role and will relinquish GM duties. The Denver Broncos' long-standing top football czar will hire a new GM, who will be "empowered" to make all personnel decisions while working hand-in-glove with head coach Vic Fangio.
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Video Reveals Why Noah Fant Threw Ball at Raiders Coach

As the second quarter of the Denver Broncos' Week 17 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders drew to a close, quarterback Drew Lock hit tight end Noah Fant for a nine-yard gain. Fant was pushed out of bounds, which sent him careening into the Raiders' sideline. Instead of throwing out...
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Broncos vs. Raiders Open Thread/Live Blog | Week 17

This is it. The Denver Broncos season will officially be over by Sunday evening. First up, though, is a finale stand against the hated Las Vegas Raiders, the team who stomped the Broncos into near oblivion back in Week 10. Monday will feature GM John Elway's end-of-season press conference and fans will turn their attention fully to free agency and the draft.
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