What Has The Great Khali Been Doing Since He Left the WWE?

At the WWE’s Battleground pay-per-view on Sunday, The Great Khali returned, helping Jinder Mahal defeat Randy Orton in a Punjabi Prison match. This was his first time on WWE programming in almost three years, so what has The Great Khali been up to since then? A few months after he left the WWE in 2014, The Great Khali opened up his own wrestling promotion and training academy in India called Continental Wrestling Entertainment. They had their first show in December 2015, and they have their headquarters in Jalandhar, Punjab. The month of that first wrestling show, Khali told The Times of India that he was working at Continental Wrestling Entertainment… Read More

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Raiders place two on non-football injury list to open training camp

Two players that already could be looking at uphill climbs to make the Raiders roster will face a delayed start. Linebacker Ben Heeney and tight end Cooper Helfet were placed on the non-football injury list on Tuesday, three days ahead of the team’s official report date for training camp in Napa. Both player still count against the team’s 90-man roster and can be activated at any time. Related Articles Jack Del Rio on high expectations: Raiders should ignore the noise Jack Del Rio expects Gareon Conley and Obi Melifonwu to be signed and in camp soon Out of 111 former NFL players, only one didn’t have CTE The King &… Read More

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Raiders place two on non-football injury list to open training camp

Two players that already could be looking at uphill climbs to make the Raiders roster will face a delayed start. Linebacker Ben Heeney and tight end Cooper Helfet were placed on the non-football injury list on Tuesday, three days ahead of the team’s official report date for training camp in Napa. Both player still count against the team’s 90-man roster and can be activated at any time. Related Articles Jack Del Rio on high expectations: Raiders should ignore the noise Jack Del Rio expects Gareon Conley and Obi Melifonwu to be signed and in camp soon Out of 111 former NFL players, only one didn’t have CTE Raiders camp preview:… Read More

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Kiszla: Cut off a leg to play football? Broncos rookie Jake Butt inspired by a friend that did.

Before earning his first dollar in the NFL, the sport Jake Butt loves wrecked his knee two times. “That’s the thing you like about football,” he says, gently placing a hand on his damaged right knee. “Only a select few can take that beating. It’s an elite club.” Butt is a rookie tight end, antsy to score a touchdown for the Broncos but uncertain how long a heartbreaking injury in his final college game will force him to wait for a celebratory dance in the end zone. When he drops a bulky, black brace in the grass and lets it bake under the summer sun at team headquarters, Butt’s eyes… Read More

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Brain Disease Seen In Most Football Players In Large Report

CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It’s the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. The report doesn’t confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. Many donors or their families contributed because of the players’ repeated concussions and troubling symptoms before they died. “There are many questions… Read More

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