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London Warriors American football trials, Nov 22

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Okoye looks to spin his career for the lure of NFL draft

By Ian Lamont Hearing Lawrence Okoye, the British record-holder in the discus, describe gridiron as “football” was somewhat strange – especially as he seems to want to raise its profile in Britain, where the word has a completely different meaning. … Continue reading

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An open letter to Lawrence Okoye: NFL could be a dead-end

Dear Lawrence, Interesting piece in the Sunday papers about you and the NFL. I’d just ask: “Why?” You are already a local hero, and a national hero, too. By the age of 21, you have managed to be offered a … Continue reading

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