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Mets Players Reportedly Paying To Attend Workouts At Team Facility | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

Lucie. Alright, so maybe the circumstances aren't that extreme, but several reports have suggested that Mets players attending offseason workouts in Florida are paying good money out Shin Ohtakes workout videos of their own pockets just to be there. Think an agent told me they asked $1,000 from minor leaguers.RT @SaltyGary : is it true players are paying for this out of their own pockets? Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) January 15, 2015 They're pushing envelope of what's permissible in terms of sponsored offseason workouts. Almost seems like there's penalty for not attending Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) January 15, 2015 That was the earliest information from ESPN New York's Adam Rubin on Thursday.
Source: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/mets-players-reportedly-paying-to-attend-workouts-at-team-facility-020806624.html

The brutal secrets behind ?The Biggest Loser? | New York Post

Kai HibbardPhoto: Getty Images In a country where two-thirds of the population is overweight or obese, The Biggest Loser has multifaceted appeal: Its aspirational and grotesque, punitive and redemptive skinny or fat, its got something for you. Its not uncommon to see contestants worked out to the point of vomiting or collapsing from exhaustion. Contestants, collegially and poignantly, refer to one another as losers. You just think youre so lucky to be there, Hibbard says, that you dont think to question or complain about anything. Contestants are made to sign contracts giving away rights to their own story lines and forbidding them to speak badly about the show. Once selected, Hibbard was flown to LA.
Source: http://nypost.com/2015/01/18/contestant-reveals-the-brutal-secrets-of-the-biggest-loser/

Vacchiano: Hakeem Nicks catches a new role with the Colts - NY Daily News

But he still has one thing he might not have had if things had worked out better with the Giants. He still has a shot at another Super Bowl championship. You know, being in this situation is definitely a blessing, Nicks said. Things in New York didnt go so well. Theres no bad blood there.
Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/vacchiano-hakeem-nicks-catches-new-role-colts-article-1.2082413

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