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Heightened League Awareness Prompts B.J. Raji To Schedule Breast Exam

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RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

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RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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Heightened League Awareness Prompts B.J. Raji To Schedule Breast Exam

GREEN BAY, WI—The NFL’s highly visible efforts to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month succeeded this week in motivating Green Bay nose tackle B.J. Raji to schedule an appointment with Packers doctors to receive a mammogram, team sources confirmed Thursday. “This is a very serious deal, and you can’t get this stuff checked out too soon,” said Raji, who had just administered a breast self-examination in the team’s locker room while encouraging defensive end Ryan Pickett to do the same. “It’s important to get to know how your breasts normally look and feel. I have to check myself as often and carefully as possible, because pretty much my whole body is lumps.” Raji, who has recently become more concerned about his health, also asked team doctors to perform a cervical screening.

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