first_img— Paul Calvisi (@PaulCalvisi) August 21, 2016Okafor tore his biceps tendon Friday against the San Diego Chargers, and Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he had to make a choice between the two. It appears that choice has been made.The 25-year-old pass rusher had a breakout 2014 season, racking up eight sacks and one interception.He followed that up with just two sacks in 2015 — both in Week 1 — and had a disappointing end to the season, missing Arizona’s two playoff games because of a mysterious off the field incident that reportedly was hurting his toe in a swimming pool accident.Okafor has a lot to play for in 2016 besides bouncing back to his 2014 form. He’s in the final year of his rookie deal, but will have to earn his time on the field, as he’s currently listed second on the depth chart at strongside linebacker, behind offseason trade pickup Chandler Jones. – / 21 #AZCardinals LB Alex Okafor, who suffered a torn biceps tendon, is planning to play through it, rather than have surgery, I’m told. Tough.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 21, 2016 0 Comments   Share   Bruce Arians at Sunday presser: “Alex Okafor has decided he’ll play” with bicep injury. Matter of pain tolerance per his return #CardsCamp Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Linebacker Alex Okafor during OTAs. (Photo by Adam Green/Arizona Sports) Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Arizona Cardinals linebacker Alex Okafor has  chosen playing through his injury over a likely season-ending surgery. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img

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first_img“I’m leaving knowing I’m still healthy with no major injuries throughout my career. I don’t want to wait until my body is breaking down or until mentally I’m drained of the daily routine of training,” said Kramer in another post he made Friday. “I’m moving on because I choose to do so.”“Basketball is not forever and I never made it to become my only avenue. It’s very temporal. I’m 36-years-young and still so much to do.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceKramer is set to play his final game in the league with the Fuel Masters on Friday. Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics It was in Ateneo where Kramer met his would-be wife Chesca Garcia, whom he’s made a family with their children Kendra, Scarlett, and Gavin. Rice industry paralysis Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ “Here’s a favorite quote of mine, ‘a wise man will make more opportunities than he finds,’” said Kramer quoting English philosopher Francis Bacon.“I’m leaving knowing one thing, the ball is in my hands.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Kramer was a one-time champion in the UAAP with Ateneo and in the PBA with San Miguel, where he was seen as the team’s glue guy.In his dozen seasons in the PBA, the 6-foot-5 Kramer played for eight teams as a reliable big man either in the starting lineup or from the bench.Despite suffering from a mild stroke in 2016, Kramer proved that he’s still one of the league’s finest players.“If it weren’t for basketball, I wouldn’t have seen much places. I’ve played all around the Philippines, some parts of Asia, and even in the US,” said Kramer. “I started this journey playing basketball in Baguio City and eventually made my move to Manila to play for Ateneo.”Kramer said that he originally wanted to be part of the military but basketball pushed him into civilian life and the sport ultimately created his life’s path.ADVERTISEMENT Carmelo Anthony to return to NBA with Blazers Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Duterte officials’ paranoia is ‘singularly myopic’ MOST READ Priority legislation in the 18th Congress What’s behind the display of Chinese flag in Boracay? View comments LATEST STORIES Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Doug Kramer is hanging up his sneakers after more than a decade in the PBA. PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—Doug Kramer is calling it a career and he’s leaving the PBA with a full heart and a mind at peace.Phoenix’ bruising big man announced on his Instagram account Thursday that he’ll retire after 12 years as a professional basketball player and he said that he’s ready to face the future outside the court.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

first_imgKolkata, Aug 25 (PTI) The Trinamool Congress leadership is planning to felicitate Olympic Medal winners P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, TMC vice president Mukul Roy said.”We are planning to felicitate the Olympic medal winners P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik. We will communicate the matter to them. If they agree to accept our felicitation, then we will organise a gala felicitation ceremony here in Kolkata on behalf of our partys sports cell,” Roy said.Roy said the party would also felicitate gymnast Dipa Karmakar in Tripura, who narrowly missed the bronze in Rio Olympics.Indias woman wrestler Sakshi Malik won a bronze medal in the 58 kg category and shuttler P V Sindhu won a silver medal in the womens singles badminton competition at the Rio Olympics. PTI PNT DKBlast_img

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