“What else can I do?” Patriots lineman Justin Herron stops sexual assault

This past Friday, ESPN.com had quite a story on New England Patriots offensive lineman Justin Herron. The second-year tackle prevented a sexual assault while on a walk near his home in Tempe, Arizona.

He heard screaming, saw what was happening nearly a football field’s length away, somehow made eye contact with the woman and realized what was happening. Then he ran over to intervene.

From the story by Ryan Hockensmith:

“As Herron leaves the park, he calls his mom to tell her what happened. ‘You’re never going to believe this,’ he tells her. ‘I saved this woman from getting raped in the park.’

“‘What if the guy had had a gun or a knife?’ she asks. Herron lies and says that he could tell immediately Caballero didn’t have any weapons. He didn’t know, though. He just knew he had to start running.”

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WISE Sports Radio football talk: Cam Newton cut, Dolphins and Deshaun, Raiders a playoff team?

The big news in the NFL this week was the New England Patriots cutting quarterback Cam Newton. That drew national headlines, but it’s also of local interest since Newton played nine seasons with the Carolina Panthers.

On our WISE Sports Radio football segment, we discuss whether or not Newton’s refusal to get vaccinated motivated his release and where he could possibly end up next. Also on the board, rumors of Deshaun Watson getting traded to the Miami Dolphins, and the playoff chances for the Las Vegas Raiders.

You can stream The WISE Guys from 3 to 6 p.m. ET on wisesportsradio.com or the TuneIn app. Locally in the Asheville area, you can listen on 1310 or 970 AM and 102.9 FM.

Thanks to Mars Hill University for sponsoring WISE’s streaming broadcast and the NFL segment is presented by D.C. Creasman Jewelers.

WISE Sports Radio football talk: N’Keal Harry wants out, Trevor Lawrence gets paid, Cameron Kinley can play

For our WISE Sports Radio football segment, Pat Ryan, Mike Gore and I discuss receiver N’Keal Harry asking the New England Patriots to trade him, Trevor Lawrence signing his NFL contract, the Jacksonville Jaguars breaking some rules, and Cameron Kinley getting some help from the U.S. Secretary of Defense.

You can listen to The WISE Guys from 3 to 6 p.m. ET streaming on wisesportsradio.com or the TuneIn app. Locally in the Asheville area, dial up 1310 or 970 AM and 102.9 FM.

Thanks to Mars Hill University for sponsoring WISE’s streaming broadcast and the NFL segment is presented by D.C. Creasman Jewelers.

WISE Sports Radio football talk: Seahawks eyeing Julio Jones, Mac Jones impressing Patriots, USFL returns

NFL teams are going through their respective mini-camps (or “Organized Team Activities”) now, which provides a few storylines to cover for our WISE Sports Radio football segment.

The Julio Jones trade drama may be nearing a resolution, while the Green Bay Packers may be preparing for life without Aaron Rodgers. Mac Jones might be further along than the New England Patriots expected, the Carolina Panthers moving a playmaker, and the disturbing practice of race-norming.

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WISE Sports Radio football talk: Spygate lives, Aaron Rodgers’ Aloha, Julio Jones’ best fit

Fortunately for our WISE Sports Radio NFL segment, there’s hardly an offseason when it comes to topics worth discussing. So Pat Ryan, Charlie Metcalf, and I had some fun.

The New England Patriots’ “Spygate” scandal is in the news again, thanks to an in-depth report by ESPN.com’s Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. (The involvement of some guy named Trump added some heat.) Aaron Rodgers is enjoying his best life in Hawaii while the Green Bay Packers are having minicamp. And which teams want Julio Jones, now that his trade demand went public?

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