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A collection of thoughts from the Complete SET team as well as general industry story lines

Tweet Pic Of The Day….

A look at the jerseys that ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball” crew — Dan Shulman (Shully), Jessica Mendoza (Dozer) Aaron Boone (Boonie) and Tim Kurkjian (Tom) — will wear during the MLB Little League Classic .

1st look at the special nickname jerseys that our @ESPN …

Weekend Events….

Friday

The Red Sox will unveil a display paying tribute to former MLBer Tony Conigliaro , featuring memorabilia from his career. The display coincides with the 50-year anniversary of Conligliaro being struck in the left eye and cheekbone by a pitch.

Sunday

The Red Sox and NES…

Daily Download….

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Quick Hits….

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Twitter Me This….

49ers John Lynch (on KNBR) clairifies view on anthem protests. Understands, respects motivation of player protest. Regrets saying ‘divisive’ — Cam Inman (@CamInman) August 18, 2017

If I’m Dan Snyder and I see what John Henry is doing in Boston, I might want to d…

Speed Reads….

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Roger Goodell Touches On Anthem Protests; League Won’t Try To Stop Players

The NFL “won’t try to stop players protesting during the national anthem” this season, according to Kent Somers of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday addressed the issue with about 200 Cardinals fans. After being “asked if the NFL could do anything about the pro…

Length Of Elliott’s Suspension Draws Myriad Reaction On Twitter

Many people took to Twitter on Friday following the NFL’s suspension of Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott. Sportswriter Jane McManus : “The NFL wouldn’t have issued six games if front office didn’t think it would stand up to appeal.” Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman : &ld…

NFL Suspends Cowboys’ Elliott Over Domestic Violence Concerns

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has been “suspended for six games by the NFL for violating the personal conduct policy.” The suspension “comes as a result of an investigation that started more than a year ago after an ex-girlfriend accused Elliott of domestic violence in Col…

Weekend Events….

Saturday

The Red Sox, city of Boston and the Highland Street Foundation will hold the fourth annual “Out of the Park” event at Boston Common, featuring a live viewing of Red Sox-Yankees at 4:05pm ET.

The inaugural Nashville Predators Fishing Tournament will be held at Old Hic…

NFL Launches Youth-Focused Campaign “The Handoff”

The NFL has launched a new youth-focused campaign called “The Handoff.” The campaign, created by Translation, debuted a 60-second spot, “Handoff Across America,” during the Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 3. Along with a 90-second, 30-second and a series of 15-second…

Daily Download….

Nike celebrates the career of long-distance runner Mo Farah , who will retire at the conclusion of the ’17 IAAF World Championships this weekend. The ad was created by Wieden+Kennedy, London.

Roger Goodell Makes Surprise Visit To Gillette For Patriots Preseason Game

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was a “surprise visitor” to Patriots Owner Robert Kraft’s box at Gillette Stadium for Thursday’s preseason opener against the Jaguars, according to Jim McBride of the BOSTON GLOBE. Goodell had been “touring several training camps this season, was in the area,…

Minding My Business: PGA Championship Dir Jason Mengel

Name : Jason Mengel

Position : PGA Championship Dir

Where I’m from : Brighton, Mich.

Where I call home : Indian Land, S.C.

Focusing on right now : My most important role at this point, besides staying out of our team’s way, is to allow them to do their jobs, be…