Archive for the ‘NFL’ Category

Former Chicago Bears teammates reunite to discuss mental health

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long met with former teammate Brandon Marshall to discuss mental health in an event called "Real Chats - Off The Gridiron" hosted by Marshall's foundation Project375. The nonprofit organization's goal is to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental illness and disorders. From his Facebook, Marshall released a ...

Cam Newton looks dangerous playing water polo

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Marco? Polo? Neither, it's Cam Newton. Even though he's off the gridiron, Newton is no "fish out of water." He looks to be in tip-top shape while playing water polo in Los Alamitos, California. This photo was shared via USA Water Polo on Twitter. You can see that Newton is sporting his No. ...

Saints commentator Hokie Gajan dies at 56

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

It has been an absolutely brutal and sad week for fans of the New Orleans Saints. Two days after former defensive end and team captain Will Smith was shot and killed in New Orleans, the team's longtime radio color commentator, Hokie Gajan, died at age 56 following a bout with cancer. ...

Saints coach Sean Payton: “Our city is broken.”

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Sean Payton, head coach of the New Orleans Saints, continues to be unsettled after the death of former defensive end Will Smith who was senselessly shot Saturday night. On Monday, in his first interview since Smith's death, Payton plead for more gun control. Although it might be an unpopular belief within ...

ESPN’s Michelle Beadle unhappy with network for Greg Hardy interview

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, ESPN's Michelle Beadle "feels dirty" that the network gave Greg Hardy an interview. In a nutshell, Hardy's interview did not go over well. He showed no remorse for any of his actions. "Pictures are pictures, and they can be made to look like whatever ...

Twitter wins deal for NFL’s Thursday Night Streaming Rights

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Roger Goodell went to Twitter early Tuesday morning to announce that the NFL has found a suitor to stream its Thursday night games -- Twitter. Twitter beat out a number of competitors including Facebook, Amazon, and Verizon for the 10-game deal that completes the league's “Tri-Cast” distribution model of broadcast, cable and ...

Report: Former Baltimore Raven Terrence Cody sentenced to nine months for starving dog to death

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

  According to The Baltimore Sun, former Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody was sentenced Thursday to nine months in the Baltimore County detention center on charges of animal cruelty. In November, he was convicted of multiple misdemeanors in connection with the death of his dog Taz, a Canary mastiff, that prosecutors said ...

It takes Donald Trump to make Bill Belichick smile

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Nobody likes the New England Patriots, at least outside of their natural constituency of Boston bonerboys the worst kind of bandwagon jumpers who have also been authentic Golden State Warriors fans since 2015. (They'd probably tell you they only root for teams not named for the city they play in, ...