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SAN ANTONIO -- The team attempted to keep it private, but San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is doing more than just speaking to reporters about social issues, according to a couple of Twitter posts Monday from scholar and activist Dr. Youth Cavaliers Jerseys . Cornel West and The Nation sports editor Dave Zirin.Over the summer, Popovich reached out to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. On Sunday, the coach invited West to speak in San Antonio to approximately 350 kids at the Jo Long Theatre of Performing Arts at the Carver Community Cultural Center. The event lasted 3 or 4 hours, Popovich said, and included the entire Spurs team and basketball staff, as well as owners Peter and Julianna Holt.Zirin served as the moderator for the event, which covered the gamut, Popovich said.It was big time. Cornel West is amazing, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili said. Hes been fighting that fight for a long time. Hes very clear, very well-spoken, had a lot of examples and names. He was right there. I had listened to a few of his interviews, and its just mesmerizing to listen to him. So it was good to get to meet him and to listen to him face to face. And if you add that to the fact that there were 350 kids from Sam Houston High School learning and listening, I think it was very powerful. It was a great, great move.Popovich has been outspoken over the years regarding social issues, and he hasnt shied away in recent days from expressing his views regarding the presidential election. This event, however, had been planned well in advance of the election, and the team took its time putting it together because Popovich wanted Sundays town hall with the local youth to be more substantial than a one-time visit.It was about the kids, Popovich said. In todays environment, one can talk a good game about we need this or we need that. We need fewer disparaging remarks. We need more attention to healing the atmosphere for a lot of minority groups, whether its racial or things that have been said about women or handicapped people or any such talk is just talk. But at some point, theres got to be follow-through where people are engaged.The Spurs plan to conduct more outreach activities with local youth. Much of the discussion during Sundays town hall focused on what young minorities face on a daily basis.The purpose of it was to show the kids that even though the environment is as it is, and weve heard some pretty rough talk through the election, that there are people, many people at all levels who value them greatly, Popovich said. They dont need to be as fearful or feel less than because we know who they are. We depend on them for the future.Popovich said the town hall conversation touched on a variety of topics, including race in America, sports, economics and the fatal shooting of a San Antonio police detective during a traffic stop Sunday.Of course that was pretty poignant considering the tragedy we had losing a police officer (Benjamin Marconi) through just horrible violence. But thats what it was all about, Popovich said. The kids were great. It was as simple as that. We just wanted to be there for them so that they know we want to interact with them, and that a lot of people care. Cavaliers Jerseys From China .Y. - Rob Manfred was promoted Monday to Major League Baseballs chief operating officer, which may make him a candidate to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner. Womens Cavaliers Jerseys . Tracey comes to the Blue Bombers after spending over a decade with Queens University. Most recently he was the schools assistant football coach. .C. -- Calgarys Kevin Koe did it the hard way again. STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- James Franklin believes that Penn State finally can pair a dynamic offense with a stingy defense for the first time since he arrived as coach in 2013.Since then, the defense has been good to great while the offense has sputtered. It forced Franklin to retool his staff over the winter and new offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead has Franklin and his players confident theyll put it all together this year.I think the biggest thing that jumps out to me right away is you have a (former) head coach that is running the offense like the head coach, Franklin said. Hes had that type of experience.Moorheads spread-based attack dictated games with a fast pace at Fordham, where he went 38-13 over four years. His offenses consistently ranked among FCSs best during his tenure.In December, Moorhead began analyzing players, tweaking his schemes to fit their abilities. He liked what he saw, specifically from a physical receiving corps and a quick, powerful group of running backs that includes three of the offenses eight returning starters. Wideouts DaeSean Hamilton and Chris Godwin and running back Saquon Barkley are among the stars.We have a lot of skill players and this offense allows us to spread those guys out and get the ball to people, offensive tackle Andrew Nelson said.Former backup Trace McSorley and sophomore Tommy Stevens will likely compete deep into camp for the starting quarterback job. Both have comparable skills as throwers with speed and agility and should provide an added dimension in the run game.Theyll line up behind a line that was beleaguered by inexperience and injuries the last two years. Led by new position coach Matt Limegrover, the group appears to be on track with starters back at all five spots and experienced backups. Limegrover haas helped them improve their nutrition to better handle Moorheads quick pace and Nelson said its the fittest he and his teammates have been. Discount Cavaliers Jerseys. Other things to watch for:THE OTHER LINEDefensive coordinator Brent Pry ascended from linebackers coach to defensive coordinator following Bob Shoops departure and has to replace three star linemen who were drafted by NFL teams.Theres talent. Theres just not a lot of experience, Pry said. Theres young guys, highly recruited. Theres old heads that just havent played a lot because theyve played behind those guys.Pry will lean on a deep secondary and a linebacker corps that returns three starters, including Nyeem Wartman-White. He was expected to star last season but tore his left ACL in the season opener.JUST FOR KICKSThe team will have to choose a kicker and punter, too. Odds are theyll be freshmen as Penn State used scholarships on Alex Barbir and Blake Gillikin.SEASON OPENERSept. 3 vs. Kent State. Both teams will try to snap winless skids dating to last season. Penn State finished 0-4 last season while Kent State is winless in its last five.KEY GAMESFranklins teams are 0-6 against Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State but can improve that mark as soon as Sept. 24 with a trip to Ann Arbor. Penn State hosts the Buckeyes on Oct. 22 and Spartans on Nov. 26. The Nittany Lions renew a historic rivalry with Pittsburgh on Sept. 10 and continue a budding one with Temple on Sept. 17.PREDICTION8-4. The Nittany Lions finally have a proven playcaller and playmakers on offense. But the Big Ten East is savage and Penn State will need its best efforts to beat Ohio State, Michigan or Michigan State. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '