Thirteen-year-old Zackery Lystedt hit his head on a hard tackle. He stayed on the ground clutching his helmet. He missed only three plays before reentering a Tahoma Middle School football game in 2006. He had suffered a concussion, but was allowed to continue playing.
Bellingham’s Daphne Sluys, 55, earned the title of 2015 world champion in the women 55-59 400-meter run with a time of 67.32 seconds at the World Masters Association Outdoor Championships in Lyon, France.
The Washington Huskies are scheduled to play a football game next weekend, and coach Chris Petersen sounds like he might be closer to solving the 40-year-old paradox of black holes in outer space than naming a starting quarterback for the opener at Boise State.
The Seahawks’ unique, star runner has his own way of “making himself available to the media.” So we’ll see how this goes. Plus, moving on with Kam Chancellor dug in, Earl Thomas on track for opener, Richard Sherman, Tharold Simon to play Saturday at San Diego.
So you want to be mad at somebody? Forget Michael Vick. At least he will be with the Steelers Sept. 10, eager to help and ready to go, if necessary, against the New England Patriots in the season's opening game. Be furious with Martavis Bryant. For that matter, be angry with Le'Veon Bell, too. They won't be available for their teammates in that first game because of thoughtless, selfish actions that have embarrassed them and the organization.