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  1. NFL Hopeful Rises Up From Tragedy

    There was one he couldn’t defend. Washington University defensive tackle Danny Shelton is widely expected to be a first-round pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft. But fortune hasn’t always favored the 339-pound Samoan. On his way home from church in 2011, Shelton and his two brothers were drawn into a neighborhood fight. When it was over, one brother — and middle school football coach — was dead. Since then, Shelton has traded the mean streets for an exemplary academic career and is using football as a way to honor his brother.

    Grantland

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