Azur Kamara’s Feel-good Path From West Africa to the Dallas Cowboys
An NFL training camp is a merciless exercise in self-reliance. At its uppermost echelon, professional football is so brutally competitive, the athletes so gifted and the learning curve so demanding, that players who’ve dominated every other level of the sport regularly find themselves cast aside, ignored, or simply unable to compete (see: Tebow, Tim). NFL players whose physical traits are just one step below superhuman yet find a way to stick in the league often have a knack for creating their own luck. They also seem better adapted to harness the power of one of the sports world’s most cutthroat environments without succumbing to it. For Dallas Cowboys linebacker Azur Kamara, who is navigating his second training camp with the team, the key to managing…View Original Post
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