The NFL moved Thursday to try to shut down lawsuits filed by thousands of former players who say they suffered or fear suffering permanent brain injuries from football-related concussions, calling the issue a “labor dispute” that should be resolved not by courts but by terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
The players accuse the NFL of negligence and say league officials concealed known medical links between Continue reading
Sports Illustrated has chosen to feature Rob Gronkowski on the cover for their 2012 NFL preview issue. Sure Gronk is toning things down during the NFL season, but he has officially released his new work-out motto:
“Do it to get chicks!”
That’s right, when Gronk and his brothers work out they use the motto “Do it to get chicks” as motivation.
Three suspects accused of assaulting Wisconsin running back Montee Ball were arrested Tuesday, nearly a month after the Heisman Trophy finalist suffered a concussion during an early-morning attack near campus.
Three 21-year-old men from Madison are facing battery charges but haven’t formally been charged, according Continue reading
Mario Chalmers has pronounced himself one of the ten best point guards in the league. Going even further, Chalmers considers his skills in the front end of that top ten list of PG’s.
Mario Chalmers also doesn’t think Rajon Rondo is the best point guard in the league, as the Celtics superstar proclaimed a few weeks ago.
Damn HOLD UP. SMH. Who knows whether this is true or not, but it’s just not something you want to be accused of.
Kris Humphries has just been sued by a woman who claims he gave her herpes.
Kayla Goldberg claims she met Kris in August, 2010 at the Newsroom Cafe on Robertson Blvd. in L.A. They flirted, exchanged numbers, and she claims Continue reading
The NFL will open the regular season with replacement officials. Replacements will be on the field beginning next Wednesday night when the Dallas Cowboys visit the New York Giants to open the season, league executive Ray Anderson told the 32 teams. Negotiations are at a standstill between the NFL and the officials’ union.
While Abdul-Jabbar’s on-court accomplishments were no-doubt stellar, racking up six championships and six MVPs during his 20-year career, his relationship with the Lakers had become strained in recent years. The team cut ties with Abdul-Jabbar as a special assistant following the 2010-11 season and the former 19-time All-Star also voiced his frustration at Jerry West receiving a statue before he did, after West’s statue was unveiled during the 2011 NBA All-Star weekend in Los Angeles.
As the Kobe Bryant vs Michael Jordan comparison/debate continues, check out this dope video. It’s a new series of nearly identical clips by MJ & the Black Mamba. ITS CRAZYYYYY!!!!
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Keith Pough, Howard, RB (Redshirt-Senior, 6-3, 225, Orangeburg, S.C.)
After redshirting as a freshman in 2008, he opened some eyes in 2009 by racking up 57 tackles and 12.5 tackles for loss. He had a breakout sophomore year registering 100 tackles — 28.5 for loss with 10.5 sacks. Last year, he tied for the lead in the MEAC in tackles (120) while registering 21 tackles for loss and three sacks. In three years, Pough has racked up 277 tackles, 62 tackles for loss, and 14.5 sacks. He has an outside shot at breaking former Howard star Continue reading
Three preseason games and counting. No trips to the end zone for the New York Jets.
After a couple of close calls, including a late drive by Tim Tebow in the final seconds, the Jets failed to score a touchdown again as the Carolina Panthers held on for a 17-12 victory Sunday night.
“Well, I’ve said it before,” starting quarterback Mark Sanchez said. “We’re saving our good stuff for the regular season.”