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JR turned a love for sports, music, and the internet into a full time career with his hit video sports blog "JRSportBrief," which has amassed more than 80 million views online. "Sports opinions by a fan, for the fans," JR has been around the world to cover multiple Olympic Games, Super Bowls and Final Fours. He's sat down everyone from Pelé, Usain Bolt, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart, the late Kobe Bryant and countless others to deliver interviews and content from a fans' perspective. 

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    Avery Bradley Lakers
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    June 18, 2020 - 9:15 am
    The NBA intends to resume the 2019-20 season in Orlando in July, but several players, including Avery Bradley and Kyrie Irving, have doubts about the restart plan. Bradley, in particular, wants the NBA to create a plan to improve causes in the black community prior to the restart. How should fans...
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    Trevor Bauer Reds
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    June 18, 2020 - 7:48 am
    Major League Baseball and the MLBPA reportedly made significant progress toward a 2020 season Wednesday, and former MLB executive David Samson isn’t the least bit surprised. “I’ve been saying this from the beginning,” Samson told JR SportBrief. “Everything is going to be fine; there’s going to be...
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    Rob Manfred Astros
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    June 16, 2020 - 8:05 am
    Last week, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said that he was “100 percent” confident that there would be a 2020 season. On Monday, however, he told Mike Greenberg that he is “not confident” that there will be a season, adding that negotiations between MLB and the MLBPA have been a “disaster for our...
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    Deshaun Watson Texans
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    June 11, 2020 - 8:29 am
    For months, NFL fans have wondered – due to the coronavirus pandemic – if there will be football this fall. But even if there is football, the virus is just one of many concerns for the league and its players. “I believe with all of the uncertainty from this offseason, the cutdown on preseason...
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    Drew Brees Taysom Hill Sean Payton Saints
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    June 05, 2020 - 8:18 am
    Saints quarterback Drew Brees issued a lengthy apology Thursday morning after making insensitive comments about racial injustice in America. Brees had stated that he stands with teammates in the fight “for racial equality and justice,” but added that he will “ never agree with anybody disrespecting...
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    Roger Goodell NFL
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    June 03, 2020 - 7:35 am
    With the NBA and NHL seemingly close to a return, and with MLB trying to get its 2020 season underway, you might think that the NFL is a foregone conclusion; that if other sports leagues start or restart this summer, then the NFL will have no problem getting off the ground – or staying in flight –...
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    Colin Kaepernick 49ers
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    June 02, 2020 - 8:59 am
    As protests unfold in response to the death of George Floyd, JR SportBrief shared his thoughts on the last week, as well as his experiences as an African American. “Nobody is exempt when you look like me: an African American male in the United States of America who happens to have a national radio...
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    Adam Silver NBA Commissioner
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    June 01, 2020 - 9:51 am
    As the NBA ponders return-to-play proposals amidst the coronavirus pandemic, former Suns GM and current NBA analyst Ryan McDonough believes one plan stands above the rest. “I think the 20-team proposal makes the most sense,” McDonough told JR SportBrief. “If you look at the standings in the Eastern...
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    Mike Tomlin Steelers
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    May 29, 2020 - 7:29 am
    Herm Edwards served as head coach of the New York Jets from 2001 to 2005 and as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 2006 to 2008. He knows what it’s like to run an NFL team as a minority. Unfortunately, very few people can say the same . Why are there so few African American head coaches in...
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    Max Scherzer Nationals
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    May 28, 2020 - 7:26 am
    A few days ago, former big leaguer and current CBS Sports HQ MLB analyst Will Middlebrooks was extremely confident that there would be baseball in 2020 . Now, however, he isn’t as sure. “I got to go 50/50 right now,” Middlebrooks told JR SportBrief. “If you had asked me three days ago, I would have...
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