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Letters: Mega farms create mega problems

Toby Mottram is wrong to claim that we should intensify farming to keep prices down (UK needs 'mega farms' to keep food prices down, say experts, 13 November). This ignores the scientific evidence from the US, where large-scale intensive farming systems have become the norm, showing there are real …

Group wants McDonald’s to step into egg issue; draw attention to cruel farming

McDonald's Canada says it does not buy eggs that are produced from two Alberta farms featured in a gruesome documentary showing chickens subject to what an animal rights group is calling "egregious animal cruelty."<p>However, the fast food giant has confirmed in an email to The Canadian Press that it …

UK needs 'mega farms' to keep food prices down, say experts

Britain needs more "mega farms" housing hundreds or thousands of animals to keep food prices down and improve animal welfare, according to a group of influential farming experts.<p>Speaking at a conference organised by the Science Media Centre, Toby Mottram, professor at the Royal Agricultural …

The FDA Did Not Do Enough to Restrict Antibiotics Use in Animals

<i>Despite big talk, the agency did not confront the structural problem of antibiotic use in farm animals, which means the public health dangers of meat production remain.</i><p>flickr/joost-ijmuiden<p>"FDA takes steps to protect public health," blared the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) press release …

Russell Wilson's Desire to Own Pro Sports Team Is Bold Long-Term Goal

Apparently, winning a Super Bowl wasn't enough for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who has targeted an even more elusive goal in the future.<p>In an interview with Kevin Clark of the <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Wilson made a bold statement about what he hopes to accomplish after football, …

Seattle Seahawks

Edelman's Future with Patriots Up in Air, Could Eye Hakeem Nicks to Replace

The New England Patriots will have a tough decision to make regarding free-agent WR Julian Edelman this offseason.<p>Will re-signing Edelman be a priority for the Patriots? Could Edelman price himself out of New England? Who are options to replace him if they let him walk?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and <i>The</i> …

Why Nick Foles Was Fantasy Football's Biggest Surprise in 2013

Link to Media<p>Surprises were aplenty in the ever-changing landscape of fantasy football in 2013, but none were as big or as impactful to his position as Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was to the quarterback position.<p>At a position where talent was generally perceived to be deep in the …

Fantasy Football

Lions Eye Big-Play WR to Pair with Calvin Johnson, Safety Also Option

The Detroit Lions have several major needs this offseason.<p>Can they find a playmaker at wide receiver? Will they be able to shore up the secondary? Which position will they target in the first round of the NFL draft?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and MLive.com's Justin Rogers discuss the Lions' offseason …

Seahawks release Sidney Rice

Wide receiver Sidney Rice and defensive end Red Bryant were released by the Seattle Seahawks on Friday, giving the Super Bowl champions additional …

Georgia Tech suspends Darren Waller for two games

Georgia Tech announced the two-game suspension of wide receiver Darren Waller.<p><b>More college football: Bruce Feldman | Dennis Dodd | Jeremy Fowler |</b> …

Chad Johnson Recalls Wanting to Fight Ray Lewis After Game for Huge Hit

Link to Media<p>Even though he hasn't played for an NFL team in a couple of years, Chad Johnson is still finding ways to entertain.<p>The man formerly known as Ochocinco shared a "Throwback Thursday" story this week—and it was pretty hilarious to think about.<p>Knowing the kind of guy Johnson is, though, it …

Football (U.S.)

Philadelphia Eagles Have to Make a Play for Dion Jordan

Ten months ago, when Chip Kelly was preparing for his first-ever draft as an NFL head coach, speculation naturally had Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles selecting Oregon pass-rushing stud Dion Jordan with the No. 4 overall pick. After all, Kelly and Jordan had a history together in Eugene.<p>Alas, that …

Football (U.S.)

Illinois starting LB/DE Houston Bates transferring closer to home

Louisiana native Houston Bates has decided to leave the Illinois football program to finish his career closer to home.<p><b>More college football: Bruce</b> …

How the Denver Broncos Can Replace Eric Decker in a Deep WR Draft Class

Eric Decker is a free agent and is rumored to be on his way out in Denver.<p>How can the Denver Broncos replace his production? Which receivers will they be targeting in the upcoming NFL draft?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Chris Simms break down how the Broncos can replace Decker in the video above.

Logan Thomas NFL Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for Cardinals QB

<b>Logan Thomas, QB, Virginia Tech (HT: 6’6⅛”, WT: 248 lbs.)</b><p><b>Arizona Cardinals</b><p><b>Fourth Round: 120th Pick</b><p><b>NFL Comparison: Terrelle Pryor, QB, Oakland Raiders</b><p>Combine Weigh-In<p>Height<p>Weight<p>Arm<p>Hand<p>6061<p>248<p>34 1/4"<p>10 7/8"<p>NFL.com<p>Combine Workout<p>40-yd dash<p>10-yd …

Why the Eagles Must Take Best Player Available Strategy in 2014 NFL Draft

With the re-signing of center Jason Kelce and offensive tackle Jason Peters, as reported by NFL.com's Chris Wesseling, the Philadelphia Eagles have all of their starting offensive linemen signed through at least 2016. You can check that off the list of needs to fill at the 2014 NFL draft.<p>Riley …

Football (U.S.)

Indianapolis Colts Would Be Perfect Team for Jonathan Martin to Continue Career

As the dust settles on the Miami Dolphins' bullying saga involving offensive tackle Jonathan Martin and offensive guard Richie Incognito, it's worth asking: What's next for these two men?<p>For Incognito, finding a job might be tough. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is known to value "protecting the …

Patriots' 2014 NFL Draft All About the 'Y' Tight End

Link to Media<p>If there is one position that the New England Patriots truly <i>need</i> to address in the 2014 NFL draft, the "Y" tight end position—think Rob Gronkowski not Aaron Hernandez—stands out from the rest.<p>Other than Gronkowski, D.J. Williams—who hardly saw the field in 2013—is the only tight end on …

NFL

Ravens Must Stop the Bleeding, Find a Way to Retain Marquee Free Agents

Link to Media<p>Last year, fresh off a win in Super Bowl XLVII, the Baltimore Ravens watched as a number of prominent free agents leave the team.<p>"Don't worry," the Ravens said. "We have a plan," they said.<p>That plan ended with the Ravens finishing the 2013 season 8-8 and missing the playoffs …

Khalil Mack and the 10 Most Explosive Athletes from the 2014 NFL Combine

Link to Media<p>Explosion is an underrated trait in today's NFL. However, it's what the yearly combine exposes the most out of each year's crop of athletes. Khalil Mack had one of the best showings at the combine because of his explosive athleticism.<p>Now, you might be asking yourself how I've …

10 Players Who Killed Their Draft Stock at the NFL Combine

Link to Media<p>Death in the context of a prospect's draft stock is a term used liberally when considering every draft hopeful still has a chance or two to revive their flatlining heart and bring life once again to their career.<p>Besides, having your draft stock "killed," for whatever reason, can be a …

Franchise Tag Just a Necessary Step, Jimmy Graham and Saints Still Miles Apart

New Orleans Saints offensive weapon Jimmy Graham let the world know via Twitter on Friday that he had been slapped with the franchise tag.<p>Graham may be it, and he’s definitely been tagged, but this isn’t even close to being the end of the Graham-Saints contract debacle. It’s going to get ugly. It’s …

32 NFL Cuts That Should Happen - Sports-Kings - Kings of NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Soccer, NASCAR and Soccer

(AP Photos)<p>As free agency looms, teams will continue to make moves to free up cap space before the March 11th deadline, and with just about every …

J.J. Watt Lifts 1,000-Pound Tire Because That's What Pro Bowlers Do

Over the past couple of seasons, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has emerged as one of the most dominant defensive players in the NFL.<p>I think I can see why he's so good now.<p>Watt posted the following Instagram video of him lifting a 1,000-pound tire post-workout. That would have been …

Football (U.S.)

‘My Job Is Very, Very Different From Your Job’

By Connor Barwin<p>Philadelphia Eagles<p>I get asked a lot about "locker room culture" these days. Ever since the Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito bullying …

The big 2014 Miami (Ohio) football preview: RedHawks looking for a little hope

The Cradle of Coaches hasn't had much hiring success of late. Former Notre Dame offensive coordinator Chuck Martin will look to turn around this once-successful program, but it might take him a little while.<p><i>Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here.</i><p>1. The M stands for "malaise"<p>You know …

2014 NFL Free Agency: A Cap Space Guide for Every Team

We're officially in the throes of the NFL's business season, with free agency and the new league year set to kick off March 11.<p>Each NFL team has a different salary cap situation, questions to answer and needs to be filled. Trying to determine what each of the 32 clubs will do provides a fascinating …

Invermere, B.C., residents support deer cull, unofficially

Aggressive deer could soon be dead deer in southeastern B.C.'s District of Invermere.<p>Results of a non-binding weekend referendum on the culling of deer are still unofficial, but the tally posted on the district's website shows overwhelming support for the use of lethal measures when Bambi goes …

Police Blotter: Home Burglary, Car Break-Ins, Deer on the Road

Home burglary, vehicle break-ins and plenty of deer on the roads.<p><i>Incidents highlighted in the blotter were recorded in the Piedmont Police Department</i> …