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Pride Of Detroit Jul 18, 2016

US Men's Olympic Football Dream Team: Offense

What if football was an olympic sport? This past weekend, former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best was selected to be a part of the men's track team for St. Lucia. Best will compete in the 100-meter dash. With Jahid being the first Summer Olympic athlete to have prior history in the NFL, I began to think about what it would be like if football were an olympic sport. This may seem a little far fetched, but it is possible. With the CFL and the European Federation of American Football, there's no reason to think that other countries won't be able to form teams. Granted those teams may...
Pride Of Detroit Jul 17, 2016

Former Lions running back Jahvid Best named to St. Lucia olympic team

The former Lions running back is resurrecting his athletic career as a track and field competitor. After months of training, former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best will be back in the sporting spotlight. According to NBC Sports, Best has qualified to represent St. Lucia in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Though Best was technically born in America, his father has dual citizenship with St. Lucia, making him eligible for island country team. Best will be competing in the 100-meter dash, according to Pro Football Talk. Lions fans are well-versed in Best’s speed....
Grand Rapids Press Jul 16, 2016
Former Lions RB Jahvid Best headed to Olympics for St. Lucia

Former Lions RB Jahvid Best headed to Olympics for St. Lucia

Best focused on his career as a sprinter after his time in the NFL.

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