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Naidu: In the moment

Olympic hockey player Jocelyne Larocque has undergone some unwarranted criticism following her Canadian team’s loss to the USA women’s hockey team in the gold medal match. During the medal ceremony, cameras captured the moment Larocque had her silver medal placed around her neck, only for the Canadian defender to remove it immediately in disgust.

Ziperski: Kirk’s crazy deal

It was reported recently that the New York Jets were contemplating making Kirk Cousins an offer than included $60 million in guarantees in the first year alone.

No, not $60 million over the life of the contract. Cousins would make it all in year one before getting paid a more modest $20 million or so each year after that.

Naidu: It’s not just business

Last week, shortly following Super Bowl LII, New England Patriots’ long-tenured offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels officially agreed to become the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts’ official Twitter account tweeted the news, formally announcing the hiring of one of the brightest offensive minds in the game today. The news came as a…

Ziperski: Belichick finally makes mistake

Bill Belichick has enjoyed one of the most successful tenures ever as a head football coach, having succeeded year-after-year in crafting a contender with top-notch talent on offense, defense and special teams. I have no doubt that he will go down as one of the greatest of all time, and deservedly so. Last week, however, he finally slipped up: the Jimmy Garoppolo trade to San Francisco is one, I believe, that he will come to regret.