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  • KAEPERNICK IS THE FACE OF PROGRESSIVE AMERICA

    08/29/2016 10:08:43 AM PDT · by shortstop · 42 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 08/30/16 | Bob Lonsberry
    All Colin Kaepernick did was connect the progressive dots. He got an A on the test. His conclusion -- that the United States is an evil nation built and maintained for the oppression of black people -- is exactly the point made repeatedly by President Obama, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic platform and any number of progressive candidates and activists. He did nothing that their words have not implicitly demanded time and time again. At the end of last week, in a meaningless preseason NFL game, meaningless back-up 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down through the national anthem as a sign...
  • Colin Kaepernick Takes the Easy Way Out Victimhood

    08/29/2016 10:20:19 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 38 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-29-16 | Vince
    ] Colin Kaepernick is certainly an articulate young man. That was obvious from his interaction with the press in the locker room where he faced a phalanx of reporters asking him about his decision to sit through the national anthem to bring attention to the "oppression" of black men. Given that this is the first year he has sat through the national anthem he was asked how his position has evolved over the years. He answered: It's something that I've seen, I've felt, wasn't quite sure how to deal with originally. And it is something that's evolved. It's something that...
  • NFL players blast Kaepernick's decision to sit during national anthem

    08/29/2016 9:59:57 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 50 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | FoxNews.com
    <p>Former teammate Alex Boone isn't taking any more hits for embattled San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick.</p> <p>The offensive guard suited up for five seasons alongside Kaepernick, blocking as defenders tried to get Kaepernick off his feet. Now, Kaepernick is voluntarily taking a seat, choosing to sit during the playing of The Star-Spangled Banner to protest perceived racial injustice. It may be a good thing that Boone, now with the Minnesota Vikings, is no longer wearing the same jersey as Kaepernick.</p>
  • 49ers Colin Kaepernick: Im not standing for the anthem of a country that oppresses blacks

    08/29/2016 9:18:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 43 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Dan Calabrese
    The nation's fiscal house is collapsing, but we're talking about this crap I dont think he deserves the attention that a column about him brings, but Colin Kaepernicks stunt this past weekend of refusing to stand for the national anthem in a preseason game did generate a couple of thoughts I wanted to share. One concerns the increasingly commonplace (and thus, increasingly meaningless) use of gestures like this by athletes to showboat about issues they really dont understand. The other concerns the growing inclination of normal Americans to proceed into histrionics about people not standing, not saluting, not putting their...
  • Conversion to Islam is Behind Coln Kapernick's Refusal To Stand for National Anthem [my title]

    08/29/2016 7:31:55 AM PDT · by AC Beach Patrol · 72 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 8/27/2016 | Sundance
    During the off-season Colin Kaepernick converted to Islam. Colin Kaepernick is also engaged to Black Lives Matter activist and hip-hop radio personality DJ Nessa Diab. Black Lives Matter as an activist group is synonymous with promotion of authentic Islam.
  • Colin Kaepernick Not a Fan of the Flag by AlfonZo Rachel

    08/28/2016 11:12:10 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 36 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/28/16 | Alphonso Rachel
    Examining Colin Kaepernick's self righteous sit out during the national Anthem.
  • Colin Kaepernick: 'I'll continue to sit'

    08/28/2016 4:15:59 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 150 replies
    ESPN ^ | August 28, 2016 | Nick Wagoner
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem in each of the team's three preseason games and plans to continue to do so until he sees real change when it comes to racial oppression in the United States. "Yes, I'll continue to sit," Kaepernick said. "I'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed. To me this is something that has to change. When there's significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent, this country is representing people the way that it's supposed...
  • 49ers preparing to put Colin Kaepernick on ice in 2016?

    At least two prominent NFL reporters believe the San Francisco 49ers could pull a RG3 on quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who could be protected in 2016 so the 49ers can save millions against injuries guarantees next offseason. Albert Breer of MMQB became the latest national reporter to weigh in on Kaepernick Thursday morning. Colin Kaepernicks injury history, combined with the heavy injury guarantees in his contract, would be a motivator to put him on ice for the year if the team isnt sold hell rebound in Chip Kellys offense, Breer wrote. The Redskins pulled something similar last yearthey knew Robert Griffin...
  • 'You should never play in the NFL again'...49ers fans burn Kaepernick jerseys

    08/28/2016 9:52:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 80 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/28/16 | Chris Pleasance
    Furious San Francisco 49ers fans are burning Colin Kaepernick jerseys after he refused to stand for the national anthem as part of a racial protest. One fan even played The Star-Spangled Banner as he set light to the Number 7 shirt, watching with his hand on his chest as it was reduced to ash. Another, who uploaded a video to Instagram under the handle Nate3914, called the $19million-per-year athlete an 'ignorant son of a b****.'
  • Controversy Erupts After NFL Quarterback Converts To Islam and Refuses To Stand for National Anthem

    08/28/2016 7:15:47 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 131 replies
    The conservative treehouse ^ | August 27, 2016 | Sundance
    A controversy has erupted today because San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand up during the playing of the national anthem. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color." ~ Colin KaepernickSo what exactly is going on. Well, there's a little more to the story than most are willing to accept. The media and the NFL will avoid these discussions like the plague, but what the heck - the Truth Has No Agenda. During the off-season Colin Kaepernick converted to Islam. Colin...
  • San Francisco 49ers Issue Statement After Colin Kaepernick Sits Through National Anthem

    08/27/2016 5:52:57 PM PDT · by drewh · 152 replies
    KNBR ^ | 8/27/16 | KNBR Staff
    SANTA CLARA Colin Kaepernick didnt do much to warrant headlines with his performance on the field Friday, but hes certainly in for his fair share of scrutiny after he sat through the national anthem before his preseason debut against the Packers. Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com was first to report Kaepernick didnt stand for the national anthem and got the 49ers to issue a statement on the matter. The statement from the 49ers to PFT: The national anthem is and always will be a special part of the pre-game ceremony. It is an opportunity to honor our country and reflect...
  • Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest(BLMer)

    08/27/2016 3:23:25 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27, 2016
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team's bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host to the Green Bay Packers in an exhibition game. He later explained his reasoning in an interview with NFL Media . ''I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,'' Kaepernick said. ''To me, this is bigger than football and it...
  • NFLs Kaepernick says hes standing up for the oppressed by sitting during anthem

    08/27/2016 1:58:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 113 replies
    The News & Observer ^ | August 27, 2016 | Matt Barrows
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Colin Kaepernick did not stand during the national anthem Friday because he refused to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color, he told the NFL Networks Steve Wyche after the game. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way, Kaepernick said. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been outspoken on his Twitter and Instagram account about racial issues, including...
  • Army Ranger Vet Tells Colin Kaepernick What He Should Be Doing Instead of Sitting Out Natl Anthem

    08/27/2016 2:14:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 40 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 8/27/2016 | JUSTEN CHARTERS
    I understand Kaepernicks intention, however I disagree with his means. His NBA counterparts protested the same ideas in a way that neither hurt the country, nor ignored the ideals that people of color have fought and died which; ideals represented by the symbolism of the American Flag and words of the National Anthem. As a member of a national organization, reaping the benefits of a country that apparently oppresses people who look like him, his argument is thin on a personal level. Doing what Dwayne Wade and company did at a game opener to support BLM, or making a public...
  • Source: Tony Romo to miss 6-10 weeks with broken bone in back

    08/27/2016 12:03:53 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 95 replies
    Pro Football Talk ^ | August 27, 2016 | Mike Florio
    If that hit on quarterback Tony Romos back looked bad, theres a good reason for it. It was bad. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Romo is expected to miss 6-10 weeks with a broken bone in his back. The team will be announcing the injury; its unclear whether the team will put a duration on the absence.
  • Colin Kaepernick protests anthem over treatment of minorities

    08/27/2016 9:51:36 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 48 replies
    ESPN ^ | 8/27/2016 | ESPN.com news services
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he refused to stand during the national anthem Friday because of his views on the country's treatment of racial minorities. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media after Friday's game. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder." The 49ers acknowledged in a statement...
  • 49ers' Colin Kaepernick linked to suspicious incident in Miami [NO charges filed; got away with it?]

    08/27/2016 11:08:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 4/10/14 | Natalie Neysa Alund and Cam Inman
    Miami police said Thursday that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two other NFL players are linked to an investigation involving a woman who said she woke up in a hospital after drinking with the players, but said none of the players had been arrested or charged with any crime. The April 1 incident involved a woman with whom Kaepernick reportedly had a previous sexual relationship and happened at the Miami apartment of Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette, according to a four-page police report. The woman filed the report with Miami police on the evening of April 3.
  • Colin Kaepernick explains why he sat during national anthem

    08/27/2016 9:53:08 AM PDT · by yoe · 50 replies
    NFL ^ | August 27, 2016 | Steve Wyche
    - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has willingly immersed himself into controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of the national anthem in protest of what he deems are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States.[snip] "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in...
  • Colin Kaepernick Protests Anthem Due to Treatment of Minorities

    08/27/2016 9:54:56 AM PDT · by Baladas · 190 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug 27, 2016, | Nick Wagoner and The Associated Press
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he refused to stand during the national anthem Friday due to his views on the country's treatment of racial minorities. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media after Friday's game. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder." Graziano: Kapernick sitting out national anthem...
  • Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem; 49ers defend move

    08/27/2016 7:10:25 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 117 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 27 August 2016 | By Arthur Weinstein
    Colin Kaepernick, who has been mired in a quarterback controversy with Blaine Gabbert to see who will lead the 49ers this season, may have sparked a real controversy Friday night. Kaepernick did not stand for the national anthem before the 49ers preseason game at Levi's Stadium, although the move went unnoticed by most at the time. ProFootballTalk.com reported the story more than an hour after the game, and no reporters asked Kaepernick about it following the 49ers 21-10 loss to the Packers.But Kaepernick's action prompted the 49ers to issue a statement acknowledging that he sat during the anthem, and defending...
  • NFL General Managers Laughing at Chargers for Ruining Joey Bosa's Rookie Season

    08/26/2016 11:28:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | August 26, 2016 | Mike Freeman
    here is a resounding feeling across all of football that the rookie season of Joey Bosa isn't heading toward trouble. It isn't close to over. Actually, what three general managers said in interviews was that it is over. It's done. It's gone. The dumbass Chargers flushed it down the toilet. "If Joey Bosa ended his dispute tomorrow," said one NFC general manager, "he would barely get something from his rookie year. But it won't end tomorrow. It could be weeks. So effectively, the Chargers threw away the rookie year of their own high draft pick."
  • Hillary Clinton Tells Jimmy Kimmel Health Rumors Are Wacky Strategy Against Her

    08/23/2016 7:07:07 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 34 replies
    Variety ^ | August 23, 2016 | Senior Editor Ted Johnson
    Hillary Clinton, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday, said that rumors that she is in ill health are part of a wacky strategy against her. Back in October, the National Enquirer said I would be dead in six months. So with every breath I take I feel like I have a new lease on life, Clinton quipped to Kimmel, according to CNN and other reports. I dont know why they are saying this. I think on the one hand it is part of the wacky strategy just say all these crazy things and maybe you can get some...
  • Wikileaks: Hillarys Advisors Contacted NFL Commish to Ask About Her Cracked Head

    08/23/2016 6:33:41 AM PDT · by detective · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Aug 22nd, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Hillary Clinton adviser Philippe Reines at the State Department contacted the NFL Commissioner in 2012 to inquire about severe head injuries. Hillary Clinton thanked Reines and added, Having a cracked head is no fun at all.
  • Todd Marinovich, former USC and Raiders quarterback, arrested naked with marijuana, police say

    08/22/2016 2:10:50 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 54 replies
    OC Register ^ | 8/22/2016 | Joshua Sudock
    IRVINE Former USC star and Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich was arrested after he was found naked with marijuana in someone elses backyard, police said Monday. The 47-year-old was cited for trespassing, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, Irvine police Commander Mike Hallinan said Monday.
  • Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper gets 18 years in federal prison

    08/18/2016 12:12:26 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 8/18/2016 | Janet McConnaughey
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 18 years and four months in prison in a case where he was accused of drugging and raping as many as 16 women in four states.U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo sentenced Sharper on Thursday, telling him she couldn't understand how he did what he did, since he was college educated and obviously had grown up "in one of the most loving households." "We can never ignore the damage you inflicted on those women and society at large," she said.Sharper had pleaded guilty in federal court in...
  • ESPN Panel: NFL Players Dont Speak Enough on Social/Cultural Issues

    08/17/2016 8:09:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 87 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 8/16/2016 | Bruce Bookter
    ESPNs Around the Horn has gone from one of the best, longest running panel shows the network has ever had, to an absolutely farcical flagship of left-wing lunacy. Yesterday, the panel at ATH lamented the fact that Cam Newton didnt feel racially persecuted. Because, apparently, thats bad. On Tuesdays edition of the show, the panel discussed really silly comments made by the Packers Aaron Rodgers, who said the NFLs culture makes players not speak publicly on cultural issues, out of fear of repercussions.
  • Roger Goodell and the NFL is trying to ruin the careers of four more players

    08/16/2016 9:03:32 AM PDT · by detective · 86 replies
    SB Nation ^ | Aug 16, 2016 | Rich Hill
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is taking the power granted to him under article 46 of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) and shoving it down the players throats. Goodell ruined the career of Saints DT Anthony Hargrove because the NFL failed to admit that they were wrong during BountyGate. Patriots QB Tom Brady will serve a four-game suspension this season because Goodell had to save face with the owners after spending millions on a tainted investigation. Now Goodell is trying to suspend the players named in the Al Jazeera America documentary on steroid use for an indefinite period of time.
  • Billionaire LA Rams owner Stan Kroenke tells ... residents in Texas to get off his ... land (edited)

    08/13/2016 10:25:38 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 82 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/12/2016 | Kiri Blakeley
    Hundreds of Texas residents, many elderly and on fixed incomes, will have to move from the land they've been leasing for decades thanks to a billionaire who bought the land and is forcing everyone off of it. Los Angeles Rams billionaire owner Stan Kroenke - who also owns north London football team Arsenal - bought up 535,000 acres of legendary ranch land near Lake Diversion outside of Wichita Falls in February, reports Dallas News. ... The Cara Blanca Park land had been in the Waggoner family, which established the property 164 years ago. The family then leased the land near...
  • 2016 FReeper Pick'em Football League

    08/08/2016 12:44:59 PM PDT · by texas booster · 10 replies
    Yahoo! Fantasy Football ^ | 08/08/2016 | Texas Booster
    I started the 2016 Pickem fantasy football team. FREEPER_PICKEM_FOOTBALL Group 476 Been going on for about a dozen years. The Pickem league is simple - just tell us each week who will win, and assign a point value to the win. FReepmail me if you want to join, and I'll send you the password.
  • NFL Rejects Cowboys Police Tribute

    08/12/2016 11:53:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 12, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know, I meant to mention this yesterday. The Dallas Cowboys created a helmet decal that they wanted to wear on the back of the helmet in this upcoming season honoring the slain police officers in the Dallas massacre. The NFL said, "No. It violates our rules." The NFL said no. Now, the NFL devotes the entire month of October to making their players look silly wearing pink gloves and pink socks and pink this and pink that -- and pretty soon the ball's gonna be pink, I'm guessing (that wouldn't surprise me, either) -- in honor...
  • NFL denies Cowboys' request to wear decal honoring fallen Dallas officers

    08/12/2016 11:21:14 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 48 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/12/16 | foxnews
    The team had been wearing a decal with the words Arm in Arm since the first day of training camp this summer. Dallas police Chief David Brown and Mayor Mike Rawlings paid the team a visit on that day, according to Fox 4 News. The NFLs strict rules on uniforms forced the league to deny the Cowboys request to wear the decal for the upcoming season. Dallas police said it appreciated the Cowboys support. Their concern for the families of our fallen officers, the Dallas Police Department, and the City of Dallas is what matters most, and we know that...
  • NFL player Trent Richardsons family blew $1.6 million of his money in less than a year

    08/11/2016 4:08:46 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 69 replies
    market watch ^ | 6 Aug 2016 | Steven Kutz
    He had a $20.5 million contract, but is now out of the league and millions of dollars... I looked at my bank statement and thought, where did this come from? they took advantage of me, he said of his friends and family members. They had paid for 11 Netflix accounts and eight Hulu accounts in his name. They also made many purchases on Amazon and charged him for bottle service at bars.
  • NFL denies Cowboys' request to wear helmet decal honoring Dallas police

    08/11/2016 12:52:07 PM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 73 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | Aug. 11, 2016 | Pete Blackburn
    Despite their best efforts, the Cowboys' helmets will not feature a decal supporting Dallas police officers this season. According to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, the NFL denied the team's request for permission to include a decal reading "Arm In Arm" on their lids for the upcoming season. That decal, which the team has been wearing on its helmets during training camp, is in support of Dallas Police and the officers killed in July's sniper attack.
  • Petition Asks That Bengals Change Their Name To Honor Slain Gorilla

    08/08/2016 12:37:02 PM PDT · by PROCON · 42 replies
    lex18.com ^ | Aug. 8, 2016
    CINCINNATI (Cincy Jungle) - A Change.org petition has been created asking the Cincinnati Bengals to change their name to the Cincinnati "Harambes." Harambe was the gorilla who was shot and killed after a young boy climbed into his pen at the Cincinnati Zoo, sparking outrage.
  • Packers vs. Colts NFL Hall of Fame Game in Canton CANCELLED Due To Turf Concerns

    08/07/2016 4:09:24 PM PDT · by drewh · 113 replies
    Fox 6 ^ | 7 minutes ago
    CANTON, Ohio FOX6 News has learned the Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts Pro Football Hall of Fame Game set for Sunday evening, August 7th has been cancelled due to turf concerns. Apparently there is an issue with the condition of the field at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium after Saturday nights Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony. FOX6s Tim Van Vooren is there and reported decision makers for the Packers and Colts were on the field, meeting about the field condition. David Baker, president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame was speaking with team...
  • ESPNs Kellerman thinks Snyder will change [Redskins] team name

    08/06/2016 5:35:28 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 56 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | August 4, 2016 5:56 pm | Noah Frank | @NoahFrankWTOP
    RICHMOND, Va. ESPNs show First Take, with co-hosts Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman, visited Redskins Training Camp in Richmond Thursday to film on site. Kellerman was asked by the media on hand about the team this year, the NFC East, and the often-discussed controversial nickname. Kellerman said that not only did he think the name should change, but that it would happen under the current regime. Yes, it will change and Dan Snyder will change it, Kellerman declared. And Im looking forward to that day, because Im very disappointed in him right now. Snyder has repeatedly said...
  • Trent Richardson says family, friends spent $1.6M of his money in 10-month span

    08/06/2016 5:26:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 5, 2016 | Eric Edholm
    Just days after he was released by the Baltimore Ravens in what could be an NFL career-ending transaction comes more sad news with Trent Richardson. The former No. 3 overall pick of the Cleveland Browns in 2012 told ESPNs Shelley Smith on E:60 that his family and friends spent $1.6 million of his money in a period between January 2015 and October in 2015.
  • Zombie-loving NFL star has a Walking Dead-themed wedding, complete with blood-covered guests

    08/02/2016 11:13:16 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 8/1/2016 | Dailymail.com reporter
    Walking Dead fans are known to be frightfully loyal, but Deangelo Williams has taken that to new heights. The Steelers running back had his entire wedding party made up by professionals to look like zombies from the popular AMC series.Becoming a 'walker', as they are known, was a dream for Williams, who said his wife, Risalyn, was just as excited as he was.'I'm a huge Walking Dead fan and I know the wedding day is typically for the woman or for women, so the whole entire wedding party are zombies and we get an opportunity to flex our Walking Dead...
  • NFL agrees with Trump about debate schedule, but media goes after him for lying about letter

    It’s not even August but the National Football League has its first controversy on its hands. The hungry mainstream media has pitted the NFL against Donald Trump over an interview set to air Sunday. In it, Trump tells ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that not only is he angry about the proposed debate schedule conflicting with NFL games, but the NFL is angry too and wrote him a letter to express its displeasure. “I got a letter from the NFL saying, ‘This is ridiculous. Why are the debates against,’” he told Stephanopoulos. “‘Cause the NFL doesn’t wanna go against the debates. ‘Cause the...
  • NFL refutes Trump claim that it sent him a letter bashing debate schedule

    07/31/2016 5:44:27 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 58 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 31, 2016
    Donald Trump complained Friday that Hillary Clinton and her fellow Democratic cronies were rigging this falls presidential debates by scheduling them alongside NFL games. That claim was easy to disprove the debate schedule was determined almost a year ago by a private group made up of both Democrats and Republicans.
  • Dennis Green, former coach of Vikings and Cardinals, dead at 67

    07/24/2016 6:07:44 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 4 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | July 22, 2016 3:54 pm | ABC Radio
    (NEW YORK) Dennis Green, former NFL coach of the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals, has died at 67. Green spent 13 seasons coaching the NFL with eight playoff appearances under the Vikings. His best season with the team was in 1998 when the Vikings finished 151, a record at the time. According to a statement from his family, he died due to complications of cardiac arrest. The Vikings said they were saddened by the news of his passing.
  • Fantasy Football 2016

    07/22/2016 2:51:01 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 14 replies
    Sweet 16 Homers' League Live Draft: Sun Aug 28 1:30pm CDT
  • Dennis Green dies at 67 (NFL coach)

    07/22/2016 8:58:38 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 9 replies
    Pro Football Talk ^ | July 22, 2016 | Mike Florio
    Dennis Green, former head coach of the Vikings and Cardinals, has died at the age of 67. Green became head coach of the Vikings in 1992, instantly leading the team to a playoff berth. In 1998, he coached the team to one of the best offensive performances in league history. The team finished 15-1 and lost to the Falcons at home in overtime of the NFC championship game. Green and the Vikings returned to the NFC title game in 2000.
  • Ginsburg fumbles opportunity to bring Tom Brady justice

    07/22/2016 6:13:07 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 29 replies
    Lowell Sun ^ | july 21 | Peter Lucas
    Roger Goodell won, so I am moving to New Zealand, just like U.S. Supreme Court Judge Ruth Ginsburg. I can't imagine what this country will be -- what the NFL will be -- with Roger Goodell as our commissioner. For Quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots it will be four long games. For the country and the NFL it will be many long years. I don't even want to contemplate that. It is no way to make the Patriots great again. Goodell is a faker.
  • NFL reportedly planning on embedding data chips in footballs to gauge field goals

    07/19/2016 12:12:47 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 50 replies
    aol.com ^ | July 18, 2016 | Mark Lelinwalla
    Hey, Tom Brady deflate this football at your own risk. According to the Toronto Sun, the NFL is planning on inserting customized data chips into game balls for the 2016 preseason, beginning next month, and for Thursday Night Football regular-season games. The Sun reports that narrowing the goalposts could be one of the results from this experiment. Our emails and calls to the league for confirmation weren't immediately returned. With a data chip embedded in the game balls, the league's front office could gauge how close each made field goal measures through the uprights. The NFL could also estimate...
  • Baltimore Ravens TE Benjamin Watson: "The Government is Not Daddy"

    07/18/2016 8:22:19 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 16 replies
    Twitter | July 14, 2016 | Benjamin Watson
    Via Twitter: "We need men to be men and lead, protect, and nurture their homes. The government is not daddy" #POTUStownhall
  • Tom Brady won't appeal suspension to Supreme Court

    07/15/2016 10:31:17 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 97 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | July 15, 2016 | ESPN.com News Services
    Tom Brady announced Friday that he will not appeal his four-game Deflategate suspension to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying in a message on his Facebook page that he will "no longer proceed with the legal process."
  • Isaiah Crowell Hides behind Apology, learns about free speech blowback

    07/13/2016 6:24:34 AM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian · 51 replies
    Movietvtechgeeks ^ | July 13, 2016 | Shane Mclendon
    Isaiah Crowell is doing what most athletes do when they get in hot water by sharing their thoughts on controversial news items. The Cleveland Browns running back is backpedaling. And doing so faster than he ever thought about running the 40-yard dash. Crowell has never been accused of being the most enlightened of football players. -snip- After three years in the NFL, you would think the young man had matured to some degree. But when Crowell went to Instagram to post a photo of a police officer having his throat slashed, it was clear hes just as reckless as ever....
  • Miko Grimes goes off on Dolphins (again), owner Stephen Ross for keeping Jew buddies employed

    07/12/2016 7:43:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | July 11, 2016 | Seth Walder
    Brent Grimes' wife, Miko Grimes, is back to ripping the Dolphins this time in a series of nasty tweets that included an anti-Semitic message targeted at Miami owner Stephen Ross. The Dolphins cut Grimes back in March, perhaps partially because of the actions of and criticisms coming from the cornerback's wife. The Bucs signed him shortly thereafter.
  • NFL Player Posts Instagram Photo Showing Police Officers Throat Getting Slit

    07/11/2016 5:07:23 PM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 72 replies
    CBS ^ | 7/11/2016 | CBS News, New York
    CLEVELAND (CBSNewYork) An NFL player is apologizing for posting a graphic image on Instagram showing a man dressed in all black slitting the throat of a police officer. Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell, 23, deleted the image he posted on Instagram showing blood gushing out of the officers neck.