Jenny<br />Vrentas
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Jenny
Vrentas

Training Camp 2014
Jets Report: It’s Geno’s Job to Lose
Jets Report: It’s Geno’s Job to Lose
In the second year of GM John Idzik’s tenure, the Jets are hoping to put their trust in second-year QB Geno Smith. Michael Vick might be on the bench waiting to seize an opportunity, but the future is now
By Jenny Vrentas
Muscle and Medicine
Stem Cell Treatment: Out from the Shadows, Onto the Cutting Edge
Stem Cell Treatment: Out from the Shadows, Onto the Cutting Edge
The Jets’ Chris Johnson is one of hundreds of NFL players who’ve turned to stem cells to aid in recovery from injury. It may be the next big breakthrough in the treatment of sports ailments, but for now the use of such therapy is strictly limited in the U.S.—and questions about effectiveness outweigh the answers
By Jenny Vrentas
Training Camp 2014
Steelers Report: 8-8 Again Won’t Cut It
Steelers Report: 8-8 Again Won’t Cut It
The skies opened up in Latrobe, Pa., cutting short the Steelers' second training camp practice. That didn't damper the spirits of a team that's ready to return to the playoffs
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Training Camp 2014
Browns Report: A QB Competition and More Questions on the Receiving End
Browns Report: A QB Competition and More Questions on the Receiving End
Staring down a season without Josh Gordon, does it really matter who is the starting quarterback in Cleveland?
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Training Camp 2014
Heeeeeere’s Johnny!
Heeeeeere’s Johnny!
He’s a second-string quarterback on the first day of Browns training camp, but all eyes are fixated on Johnny Manziel
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Open Field
What the CFL Feels Like
What the CFL Feels Like
On the 2014 season-opening night in Winnipeg, an old fanbase found new hope, a fledgling quarterback's star was born and all the quirky charms that make the Canadian Football League what it is were on full display
By Jenny Vrentas
NFL 95
The Arthroscope: The Little Tool That Saves Careers
The Arthroscope: The Little Tool That Saves Careers
Billy Sims tore his ACL and never played again. Adrian Peterson did the same and won league MVP a year later. The difference was the arthroscope, sports medicine’s most important innovation of the past 50 years
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Open Field
What’s Next, Washington?
What’s Next, Washington?
The U.S. Patent Office has canceled Daniel Snyder’s team trademark, ruling that it is disparaging to a “substantial composite” of Native Americans. But the battle over the word “Redskins” is far from over
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Behind the Face Mask
Why I’m Suing the NFL
Why I’m Suing the NFL
Former Bears tackle Keith Van Horne is battling heart conditions and bouts of extreme dizziness. He blames team doctors for issuing excessive doses of painkillers and no warning about the risks
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Open Field
‘That is Our Locker Room’
‘That is Our Locker Room’
Carolina’s Ron Rivera says breaking down the invisible wall between players and coaches is an important step toward improving locker room culture—not to mention creating a winning environment
By Jenny Vrentas