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  • Today's Odell Beckham drama: He's reportedly dating Iggy Azalea

    05/26/2017 7:04:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    Yahoo ^ | May 25, 2017 | Frank Schwab
    Whatever will the New York media have to ask Odell Beckham when (if?) he arrives at New York Giants OTAs? The better question is, where to start? Already this week Beckham skipped voluntary OTAs, signed the most lucrative shoe deal ever for an NFL player and his workouts with Johnny Manziel became a big deal. That’s a full offseason for just about anyone else, but the Beckham gossip continued Thursday with news from the New York Daily News that Beckham was hanging out in L.A. this week so he could spend time with new girlfriend, Australian musician Iggy Azalea. Beckham...
  • NFL reduces overtime period from 15 minutes to 10, but why?

    05/23/2017 11:34:41 AM PDT · by Phlap · 133 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 05/23/2017 | Eric Edholm
    CHICAGO — Beware standings tiebreaker person … an 8-5-3 division champion could be coming to the NFL soon. The league reportedly has passed a rule at the owners meeting on Tuesday that will shorten the length of regular-season overtime games from 15 minutes to 10. There were two ties in the NFL last season, as many as there had been in the prior three seasons combined. But this feels like a solution looking for a problem to us. How is this going to help … with anything? The NFL is expected to officially announce the changes later on Tuesday.
  • Yale Lary, 1930-2017 (Pro Football Hall of Fame)

    05/12/2017 11:49:07 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    Pro Football Hall of Fame safety Yale Lary passed away in the early hours on Friday at the age of 86. The Texas A&M product was a fixture in the Detroit Lions secondary during an 11-year career (1952-53, 1956-1964) that was interrupted by his service in the U.S. Army.
  • Raiderettes get $1.25 mil in settlement

    05/10/2017 12:39:32 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 10, 2017 | By Vic Tafur
    The Raiderettes had reason to cheer Wednesday, as the the proceeds from a $1.25 million settlement was distributed to nearly 100 women who worked as cheerleaders for the Oakland Raiders The lawsuit, the first filed on behalf of cheerleaders in the NFL, claimed the Raiders failed to pay their cheerleading squad minimum wage for the hours they worked, failed to pay overtime, and failed to reimburse thousands of dollars of incurred expenses from 2010-14. Women who danced as Raiderettes for multiple seasons will receive over $20,000. The class action suit was brought by Raiderettes Lacy T. and Sarah G., whose...
  • Ranking the NFL head coaches

    05/08/2017 3:16:24 PM PDT · by detective · 58 replies
    MSN News ^ | May 8, 2017 | Seth Trachtman
    NFL Head Coaches 1. Belichick 2. Carroll 3. Reid 4. Tomlin 5. Harbaugh 6. McCarthy 7. Garrett 8. Rivera 9. Quinn 10. Payton 11. O’Brien 12. Lewis 13. Arians 14. Gruden 15. Gase 16. Del Rio 17. Zimmer 18. McAdoo 19. Pagano 20. Jackson 21. Caldwell 22. Pederson 23. Marrone 24. Mularky 25. Koetter 26. Fox 27. Bowles 28. Joseph 29. Lynn 30. McDermott 31. McVay 32. Shanahan
  • An unsigned Colin Kaepernick is a bad sign for NFL [USA Today Link Only

    05/04/2017 1:16:23 PM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    USA Today [Link Only] | May 3, 2017 | Christine Brennan
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  • Report: Randy Gregory's career might be over after another failed drug test [Cowboys]

    04/30/2017 4:48:25 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 29, 2017 | Frank Schwab
    When teams ignored off-field concerns and drafted a troubled player in this week’s NFL draft, they were gambling. The Dallas Cowboys gambled on defensive end Randy Gregory with a second round pick in 2015, and it appears they’ll get almost nothing out of it. Gregory has failed yet another drug test, according to TMZ Sports. It’s his seventh known failed test, TMZ said.
  • Bengals Draft Joe Mixon, Who Was Suspended for Punching a Woman

    04/29/2017 5:19:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies
    NY Times ^ | April 28, 2017 | Staff
    The most popular group in the second round of the N.F.L. draft was nearly 3,000 miles away from Philadelphia: the Washington Huskies secondary. Three members — cornerbacks Kevin King and Sidney Jones, and safety Budda Baker — were taken in the first 11 picks Friday night. But none of those choices drew the attention that Cincinnati’s pick at No. 48 over all did: Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, who was not invited to the scouting combine because in 2014 he had been filmed punching a woman, breaking bones in her face.
  • NFL Draft 2017 First Round Recap: Myles Garrett goes No 1 to the Cleveland Browns [tr]

    04/28/2017 6:14:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 28, 2017 | Robert Cottingham
    Myles Garrett was selected No 1 overall by the Cleveland Browns as expected but that preceded a night full of surprises in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Texas A&M standout was widely regarded as the best available talent from this draft class and the Browns held firm to select the defensive end at No 1. However at No 2, the Chicago Bears traded up one spot and shocked the league by selecting University of North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.
  • NFL Draft rumors: Many expect Browns to select Mitchell Trubisky with first pick

    04/27/2017 10:21:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 62 replies
    Sporting News ^ | April 27, 2017 | Jordan Heck
    The Browns are unofficially on the clock, but later today they will have the timer ticking down as they make their decision for the first overall pick. For weeks mock drafts have projected Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett to come off the board first, but recent reports are saying something else. North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is gaining momentum as the player Cleveland will take first. The speculation started last week when Cleveland.com reported Trubisky is in "serious consideration by the Browns at No. 1." The report claims the team is scared the 49ers may take the QB at...
  • Seahawks Trade Marshawn Lynch To Raiders

    04/27/2017 8:55:45 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    www.seahawks.com ^ | Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:30 PM PDT | Staff
    After a year away from football, running back Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement to play for the Oakland Raiders. Because there were years remaining on the contract extension Lynch signed with Seattle two years ago, the Seahawks still controlled Lynch’s rights, so to facilitate Lynch returning to play with his hometown team, the Raiders and Seahawks will swap picks in the 2018 draft, the Raiders announced. The Raiders will receive Lynch and a sixth-round draft choice in 2018 in exchange for Oakland’s fifth-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft. Lynch, who the Seahawks acquired in a trade with...
  • Top NFL prospect Gareon Conley, 21, is accused of rape on eve of the draft:[tr]

    04/27/2017 6:40:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 27, 2017 | James Wilkinson
    Ohio State quarterback and top NFL pick Gareon Conley has been accused of rape by a 23-year-old woman one day before the NFL draft. The alleged victim said that Conley, 21, took her to a room in the Westin hotel in Cleveland on April 9 and raped her in the bathroom. Conley's attorney denies the claim against the footballer and says that no charges have been filed in the case - but police say that it is still under investigation. Meanwhile, video obtained by TMZ suggests that his accuser's claims may not fit the timeline of what actually happened.
  • 49ers Eric Reid speaks up for Colin Kaepernick, shares plan for national anthem

    04/26/2017 1:42:23 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    San Jose Mercury-News ^ | April 26, 2017 | By CAM INMAN
    Eric Reid, who was first to join Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest last year, will not be continuing that gesture this season. “When we started doing that, our goal was to open up the floor to conversation. I believe we’ve achieved that goal,” Reid said Wednesday at 49ers minicamp. “So now we just want to move forward and just partner with people that want to make a change.” Unlike Kaepernick, Reid still plays for the 49ers and he is miffed that the polarizing quarterback remains unemployed after opting out of his contract nearly two months ago. Reid believes Kaepernick’s status...
  • Report: Jabrill Peppers tested positive for diluted sample at NFL combine

    04/24/2017 12:38:53 PM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    SI ^ | April 24, 2017 | Staff
    NFL draft prospect Jabrill Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the NFL combine, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. A diluted sample, which doesn't necessarily prove the presence of a banned substance, constitutes a failed test.
  • ‘I’m an idiot’: New York Times editor admits tweeting dueling Patriots photos was a blunder

    04/20/2017 8:10:03 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 26 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 04/20/2017 | Brett T
    As Twitchy reported Wednesday, the New England Patriots called out the New York Times over a photo tweet comparing the turnout to meet President Trump to the much larger group that took up President Obama’s invitation in 2015. {..snip..}
  • The Alt-Right’s Favorite Team Visits the White House

    04/20/2017 8:16:14 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/18
    Spencer's tweets became a troubling sideshow to the dramatic win. Appalled fans tweeted that he had sucked the joy from the Patriots’ victory. By the next morning, Boston Magazine, the New York Daily News, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and others ran items chronicling Spencer’s tweets. For Spencer, the rampant denunciations only added to his pleasure. “It was like the alt-right won the Super Bowl,” Spencer told me recently.
  • CNN, MSNBC, NY Times Spread False Story About Fewer Patriots Visiting Trump White House

    04/20/2017 2:26:59 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 10 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 04/20/2017 | Alex Griswold
    The New York Times spread a pair of misleading photos of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots visiting the Trump and Obama White Houses, giving the false impression that significantly fewer Patriots players and staffers showed up for President Trump. The tweet quickly went viral, picking up over 44,000 retweets. "Patriots' turnout for President Obama in 2015 vs. Patriots' turnout for President Trump today: https://t.co/OxMEOqZonI pic.twitter.com/pLmJWhOw1j" — NYT Sports (@NYTSports) April 19, 2017 But the Patriots explained in their own tweet that the Times was comparing apples and oranges. The 2015 photo included about 40 staff members, who were...
  • Patriots Now Might Owe Aaron Hernandez Millions

    04/20/2017 3:05:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 20, 2017 | Laura Italiano
    Now that Aaron Hernandez may have his conviction posthumously vacated — under an obscure Massachusetts legal doctrine — the Patriots could owe him money, a lawyer said Thursday. The Pats may actually be contractually obligated to pay Hernandez’s estate a $3.5 million bonus that was stopped hours after his murder arrest in 2013, attorney William Kennedy told the CBS affiliate in Boston. Kennedy represents the families of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu. Hernandez was acquitted in their shooting murders last week — only to commit suicide Wednesday in the Massachusetts prison cell where he was serving life without parole...
  • New England Patriots Call Out New York Times For Lying To People On Twitter

    04/20/2017 8:54:33 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 26 replies
    Blue Lives Matter ^ | ON APRIL 20, 2017
    The New England Patriots have called out the New York Times for lying to people in multiple tweets about the NFL team meeting with President Trump. On Thursday, New York Times tweeted out two photos. One photo showed the Patriots with President Obama at the White House in 2015. The second photo showed a picture of the Patriots with President Trump in 2017, showing fewer people standing with the President Trump than Obama. The only reason to tweet such a comparison photo would be to ridicule President Trump. However, the New England Patriots official Twitter account responded to the photo...
  • Fake News! Patriots Twitter ..Busts NYT for ..Pics Showing ..Obama Visit Better Attended than Trump

    04/20/2017 9:34:48 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/2017 | Dylan Gwinn
    When you receiving a devastating fact-check by the Twitter account of an NFL football team, it might be time to delete your newspaper. That very thing occurred on Wednesday, when the New York Times tweeted out two photos comparing the number of Patriots coaches and players who attended in 2015, when Obama was president, versus how many attended on Wednesday with President Trump: "Patriots’ turnout for President Obama in 2015 vs. Patriots’ turnout for President Trump today: https://t.co/OxMEOqZonI pic.twitter.com/pLmJWhOw1j" — NYT Sports (@NYTSports) April 19, 2017 Clearly, the tweet makes the Obama White House visit look significantly better attended than...