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  • Local host calls Derek Jeter 'a fraud' for 'Made in NY' ad

    09/20/2014 1:05:14 PM PDT · by Ronald_Magnus · 23 replies
    NESN ^ | Sep 20, 2014 | NESN
    Gatorade's new Derek Jeter commercial featuring the legendary shortstop walking to work and embracing New Yorkers seems to be getting positive reviews by everyone. Well, almost everyone. Chris Carlin, the co-host of SportsNet New York's "Loudmouths," isn't a big fan. Carlin called Jeter a "fraud" for doing the ad, saying that it's not reflective of who he actually is. He then called the rest of us "suckers" for buying into it. "It's that this has never been what Derek Jeter has been about," Carlin said. "He has been about the team — not me. He's never let us into his...
  • Jameis Winston suspended for entire game against Clemson

    09/20/2014 4:21:57 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 9/19/14
    Jameis Winston will sit out the entire game and not just the first half of Florida State's showdown against Clemson on Saturday, interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Stan Wilcox announced late Friday night. Winston was suspended for the first half earlier this week after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women — the latest embarrassment....
  • Florida State suspends QB Winston for full game (Gasp! The Whole Game!)

    09/20/2014 2:39:29 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 39 replies
    nypost.com ^ | Sep 19, 2014 | Unknown
    Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletics director Stan Wilcox have announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday.
  • Report: US military examining relationship with NFL

    09/19/2014 6:46:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 19, 2014 | Will Brinson
    The blowback against the NFL over the recent domestic violence incidents -- a pattern, if you will -- is growing and growing rather quickly. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported on a new sponsorship problem and the White House issued a stern edict to the NFL Friday morning about getting "a handle on" the problem. Enter another branch of government: the military. According to CNN, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking his staff for "detailed information about the US military's relationships" with the NFL.
  • 'Supernanny' Jo Frost -- I Can Help Adrian Peterson ... Contacts NFL Execs (w/video)

    09/19/2014 9:38:51 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    TMZ ^ | September 19, 2014 | TMZ Staff
    Can Supernanny save Adrian Peterson??? She thinks so ... and now TMZ Sports has learned Jo Frost has reached out the to NFL offering to help the embattled running back.
  • NFL to Tone Down the Pink, Play Up the Camo

    09/19/2014 7:06:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Uni Watch ^ | September 17, 2014 | Paul Lukas
    Yesterday afternoon I took part in a panel discussion as part of an NYU sports business class. One of the other panelists was the buyer for a well-known chain of sporting goods stores — let’s call him Mr. Buyer — and he had some very interesting things to say, chief among them the news that the NFL will be dialing back the throttle a bit this year on Pinktober. This has nothing to do with the recent domestic violence issues that have been in the news — Mr. Buyer said the league had already planned to soft-pedal the pink months...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 4

    09/18/2014 6:28:51 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 6 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | September 18, 2014 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 4 Week three in review: Sixth-ranked Georgia was upset by South Carolina 38-35, but don’t count the Dogs out of national championship contention just yet. Aside from an early October trip to Missouri, there’s not that much standing in their way between now and their grudge match against Auburn on Nov. 15th. Heisman-winning Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has already been nominated for the Lardhead of the Year Award, but if there were also a Banana-Brain of the Year and a Nougat-Noggin of the Year, he could easily challenge for the Triple Crown. Coach Jimbo...
  • The NFL Has a Lower Rate of Domestic Violence Than the General Population

    09/18/2014 6:24:06 PM PDT · by Bettyprob · 12 replies
    Real Clear Science ^ | September 18, 2014 | Ross Pomeroy
    This year, three National Football League players -- Adrian Peterson, Ray Rice, and Greg Hardy -- have either admitted to or been convicted of domestic violence. Their stories coalesced into a storm this past week with the release of a damning new video of Ray Rice punching his wife (then fiancée) and the indictment of Adrian Peterson, debatably the NFL's best running back, for child abuse. The media onslaught of updates, analysis, and opinion on what has been called the National Football League's "worst week ever" leaves a distinct impression: the NFL is a league stocked full of criminals. Evidence,...
  • 2014 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX - LIVE THREAD

    09/18/2014 5:00:24 PM PDT · by Chode · 12 replies
    9/18/2014 | Chode
    Singapore Race Date: 21 Sep 2014 Circuit Name: Marina Bay Street Circuit First Grand Prix: 2008 Number of Laps: 61 Circuit Length: 5.065 km Race Distance: 308.828 km Lap Record: 1:48.574 - S Vettel (2013) Friday Rani 30C Saturday Rain 31C Sunday Rain 31C
  • Can Iowa Afford To Fire Kirk Ferentz? Absolutely.

    09/18/2014 4:30:21 PM PDT · by iowamark · 15 replies
    Forbes ^ | 9/16/2014 | Chris Smith
    It was not a pretty weekend for the Iowa Hawkeyes. After jumping out to a 14-3 halftime lead against cross-state rival Iowa State, the Hawkeyes fell apart, letting the Cyclones come back to score a 20-17 victory on a last-second field goal. It’s the third time in the last four years that Iowa has dropped the rivalry game to Iowa State. For many Iowa fans, the blame for the failure, and for most of Iowa’s struggles in recent seasons, rests on the shoulders of head coach Kirk Ferentz. Things haven’t always been this bad for Ferentz. Just four years after...
  • Concha: Media Apathetic on Abuse Charges Against Soccer Star Hope Solo

    09/18/2014 3:45:03 PM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 18th, 2014 | Joe Concha
    Solo is the starting goalie for the U.S. national soccer team and has amazingly held this position since Bill Clinton was president (2000). Along the way, she’s won two gold medals and has recorded the most shutouts in U.S. women’s soccer history. She can add some distance to that record when the U.S. hosts Mexico in Rochester tonight. Solo is also a 33-year-old woman charged with two counts of misdemeanor domestic violence in the assault of her sister and teenage nephew. The Washington native has pleaded not guilty. Her trial is set to begin in two months. But unlike Rice...
  • NCAA football Schedule Week 4

    09/18/2014 3:35:23 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 6 replies
    Thursday, September 18 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 7:30 PM No. 5 Auburn at No. 20 Kansas State Friday, September 19 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 8:00 PM Connecticut at South Florida Saturday, September 20 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 12:00 PM Eastern Michigan at No. 11 Michigan State 12:00 PM Troy at No. 13 Georgia 12:00 PM Bowling Green at No. 19 Wisconsin 12:00 PM Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech 12:00 PM Iowa at Pittsburgh 12:00 PM Western Illinois at Northwestern 12:00 PM Southern Illinois at Purdue 12:00 PM Old Dominion at Rice 12:30 PM Maryland at Syracuse 12:30 PM Tulane at Duke 1:00 PM...
  • Murray signals support for Scottish independence

    09/18/2014 7:12:19 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 28 replies
    tennis.com ^ | September 18, 2014 | ap
    After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray changed course Thursday and signaled his support for Scottish independence on the day of the historic vote. The Scottish player sent out a post on Twitter early Thursday, just hours ahead of the polls opening on the referendum to break away from the United Kingdom. Murray indicated that negative campaigning by the anti-independence side had made up his mind in favor of secession. He tweeted to his 2.7 million followers: ''Huge day for Scotland today! no campaign negativity last few days totally swayed my view on...
  • The Eye-Watering Moment Two Christian MMA Fighters KO Each Other with Simultaneous Hits ....

    09/17/2014 2:00:30 PM PDT · by Cecily · 14 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | September 16, 2014 | James Nye
    Clearly inspired by Jesus' words 'do unto others as you would have them do unto you', a pair of Christian mixed martial artists knock each other out with simultaneous blows to their privates. Filmed for the now released 'Fight Church' documentary, the two fighters are part of the burgeoning Christian mixed martial arts movement that espouses the mantra, 'Jesus never quit, he never tapped out.' Indeed, the documentary, which was funded by $30,000 raised through crowd sourcing, attempts to answer the hard questions raised by combining religion and extreme physical violence, such as, 'Can you love your neighbor as yourself...
  • Greg Hardy (Carolina Panthers) placed on exempt list

    09/17/2014 1:45:38 PM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    ESPN ^ | September 17, 2014 | Staff
    Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to be placed on the NFL's exempt list. Hardy, who has been convicted on two domestic violence charges, will not play or participate in team activities but will receive his full $13.1 million salary. The Panthers made the move Wednesday afternoon, less than 24 hours after the Minnesota Vikings made the same decision with embattled running back Adrian Peterson.
  • Jameis Winston suspended for first half vs. Clemson for obscene phrase

    09/17/2014 9:45:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    AP ^ | September 17, 2014 | Staff
    Florida State announced on Wednesday that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the first half of this week's game against No. 22 Clemson due to lewd comments he made on Tuesday. The university released a statement from interim president Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Stan Wilcox that reads:
  • Senators take aim at NFL’s tax benefits

    09/17/2014 9:42:55 AM PDT · by illiac · 44 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 9/17/14 | MarketWatch
    The National Football League’s had a tough first three weeks of the season. The league made the news again Tuesday when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat, introduced legislation that would put an end to the league’s tax-exempt status. Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Democrat from Washington, also reportedly plans to introduce legislation eliminating the league’s status. While Booker was pushed by the league’s handling of players involved with domestic violence, Cantwell is looking at the the NFL’s lack of force to get Washington to change its highly criticized name. Cantwell, also former chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee...
  • NFL Schedule - 2014 [Live Thread Week 3]

    09/17/2014 4:10:02 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 39 replies
    ESPN NFL ^ | ESPN
    Week 3 Thursday, Sept. 18 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 San Diego Chargers vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. Dallas Cowboys vs. St. Louis Rams, 1 p.m. Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. Houston Texans vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m. Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. Tennessee Titans vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. Oakland Raiders vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m. San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals, 4:05 p.m....
  • Vikings ban Adrian Peterson from all team activities

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, which means he will have to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. The move comes less than 48 hours after the Viking said Peterson would play this coming Sunday, in the third week of the National Football League season. Peterson has been indicted in Texas on felony charges of "reckless or negligent injury to a child" -- a four-year-old son --...
  • O's WIN AL EAST! <Vanity>

    09/16/2014 7:58:46 PM PDT · by struggle · 31 replies
    Orioles ^ | 9/16/2014 | struggle
    Hey! To all you O's fans out there, congrats! Thank God I'm A Country Boy
  • Dallas Bar Bans NFL To Protest League’s Domestic Abuse Stance

    09/16/2014 6:26:07 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 44 replies
    KTVT CBS 11 Dallas / Fort Worth ^ | September 16, 2014 | Austin York
    A Dallas bar owner is taking a stand against the NFL, pledging not to show any games this season in response to the league’s recent domestic abuse incidents. Jack Mac’s Swill & Grill in far north Dallas announced the decision on Facebook on Monday:
  • Anheuser-Busch ‘disappointed’ in NFL

    09/16/2014 1:22:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 16, 2014 4:11 PM EDT
    Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors, says it isn’t happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league. […] The league has come under fire for its handling of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice’s assault of his then-fiancée. The Minnesota Vikings have also been criticized for allowing Adrian Peterson to play while he faces a charge of abuse for spanking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch. …
  • Giancarlo Stanton's face - from his instagram

    09/16/2014 1:00:08 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 10 replies
    instagram ^ | 9-16-14 | G. Stanton
    This is what it looks like after you get hit in the face with a 90 mph fastball: "The Aftermath...Making huge progress!! Want to thank everyone who has played a part in my recovery">
  • Senator intends to end NFL's tax-exempt status due to Redskins name (Cantwell - WA - D)

    09/16/2014 12:59:51 PM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    SI Wire ^ | September 16, 2014 | Staff
    Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) will introduce legislation aimed at eliminating the NFL's tax-exempt status, she announced at a press conference on Tuesday. Cantwell's motivation for introducing the legislation is the league's continued inaction against the Washington Redskins name. “The NFL needs to join the rest of Americans in the 21st century,” she said, according to The Washington Post. “It is about right and wrong.” The press conference was called by the Native American coalition Change the Mascot, which has sent a letter to 31 NFL owners urging them to take action that could lead to the Redskins name being changed.
  • Tony Stewart case will be sent to grand jury to determine possible charges

    09/16/2014 12:52:46 PM PDT · by RegulatorCountry · 116 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 16, 2014 | Cindy Boren
    A grand jury in Ontario County, N.Y., will decide whether Tony Stewart will face charges in connection with the Aug. 9 dirt-track accident in which the NASCAR driver struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. An investigation by the county sheriff concluded last week and the information gathered was turned over to the office of the district attorney. In announcing the end of the investigation, the sheriff’s department said the evidence included “a forensic video enhancement” or the incident at Canandaigua, N.Y., Motorsports Park.
  • NFL hires new D.C.-based lobbyist (Biden stooge)

    09/16/2014 10:23:48 AM PDT · by C19fan · 4 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | September 16, 2014 | Mike Florio
    At a time of unprecedented public scrutiny that will serve only to attract further interest of the folks who have a habit of looking for causes to support that will score points with the public, the NFL has hired a new lobbyist. The press release doesn’t describe former Deputy Assistant to the President and Counsel to the Vice President of the United States Cynthia Hogan as a lobbyist. But that’s what she’ll be. And lobbyists work their contacts aggressively within the political universe to advance the causes of their clients. (Officially, Hogan is the NFL’s Senior Vice President of Public...
  • Report: RGIII Told By NFL Not To Wear ‘Know Jesus, Know Peace’ Shirt For His Press Conference

    09/16/2014 9:31:39 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 43 replies
    “RGIII was wearing a t-shirt that said ‘Know Jesus, Know Peace.’ NFL Uniform Inspector Tony McGee (former Skins DE) approached Griffin,” Phillips tweeted. “McGee told Griffin he couldn’t wear the shirt because it wasn’t a Nike product. Made him turn it inside out for the press conference.”
  • The Officials Blew it Monday Night in the Colts Game

    09/16/2014 8:49:59 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    www.stampedeblue.com ^ | Sep 16 2014, 2:24a | By Josh Wilson
    The officials blew the game big time in the fourth quarter of the Colts versus Eagles game, most notably on a huge non-call of defensive holding. You never want to be those fans. You never want to be those fans that blame the officiating for the loss. Let's face it: every fanbase thinks that their team were the victims of some cheap calls that hurt them. Every fanbase is the same, and each week is no different. That's why I generally try to stay away from criticizing the officials too much. Tonight, however, is different. Tonight, whether you're a Colts...
  • Nascar SCS SYLVANIA 300 at NH Motor Speedway Sunday September 21 on ESPN at 2:00 PM ET

    09/15/2014 7:37:24 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 21 replies
  • Time Warner Cable to televise final six Dodgers games on local TV

    09/15/2014 11:56:15 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 13 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 15, 2014 | Meg James
    Time Warner Cable has agreed to broadcast the final week of the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular season baseball on local broadcast station KDOC. The move -- in a show of goodwill to Los Angeles area baseball fans -- enables millions of viewers throughout the region to watch the final six games of the regular season. The Dodgers are locked in a tight race to clinch the National League West Division title.
  • Simulated College Football Playoff Standing - Week 3

    09/15/2014 10:08:52 AM PDT · by C19fan
    Playoff Guru ^ | September 15, 2014 | Staff
    Top 10: 1: FSU2: Oregon3: OU4: Auburn5: 'Bama6: TAMU7: LSU8: Baylor9: Ole Miss10: Notre Dame
  • Gun Talk Radio, Sunday, September 14th, 2014.

    09/14/2014 5:03:07 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 91 replies
    Gun Talk Radio Network ^ | Sunay, September 14th, 2014 | Tom Gresham
    ~~ Come on in and shoot the breeze! ~~ Welcome to Tom Gresham's Gun Talk® Radio Network, the only nationally syndicated radio talk show about firearms, shooting and gun rights. Tune in on Sundays, 08:00-11:00pm EST, and give us a call at 1-866-825-5486.
  • Texas captain goofs on coin toss, UCLA receives ball to start both halves(Coached by amateur)

    09/14/2014 4:55:24 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 9 replies
    yeahoo ^ | 9/13/14 | s cooper
    The coin toss for a college football game is a fairly simple thing. A captain from the visiting team calls heads or tails and ordinarily, if he wins the toss, he gets to choose whether his team will receive the kickoff to start the game or he can defer that choice to the second half. Apparently one of Texas’ team captains had trouble understanding this against UCLA on Saturday. The Bruins won the toss and elected to defer their choice to the second half. At that juncture, Texas was given the opportunity to choose whether to receive the opening kickoff...
  • A.J. Guyton to Bob Knight: Return to Indiana, help heal old wounds

    09/13/2014 11:34:18 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 15 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | Sept. 13 | Jeff Eisenberg
    In the 14 years since Indiana controversially fired Bob Knight, the iconic former Hoosiers coach has never returned to the school he led to five Final Fours and three national championships. One of Knight's most famous former players hopes he sets aside his grudge soon. Former Big Ten player of the year A.J. Guyton, one of five new members of Indiana's athletic hall of fame, wrote an open letter on his Facebook page appealing to Knight to come back to Bloomington for the Nov. 7 induction dinner
  • Frank Torre, older brother of ... Joe and former Milwaukee Braves first baseman, dead at 82

    09/13/2014 7:03:08 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | September 13, 2014 | Bill Madden
    Frank Torre, older brother of Yankees Hall of Fame skipper Joe and former Milwaukee Braves first baseman, dead at 82 Though he was nine years older, Frank Torre, who broke into the majors with the Milwaukee Braves in 1956, served as a mentor to his younger brother growing up on Avenue T in Brooklyn, and later as a father figure after their parents split up.
  • "Support the Player and Be Quiet": What It's Like to Be an NFL Wife

    09/13/2014 5:40:21 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 16 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | 9-12-2014 | Tracy Treu, as told to Ian Gordon
    A former Oakland Raiders spouse on the Rice scandal and the league’s culture of secrecy. Tracy Treu worked at Mother Jones from 1998 to 2006 and is married to former Oakland Raiders center Adam Treu, who played 10 seasons in the NFL. I'm so fed up by people blaming Janay Rice. We're asking for incredible bravery, and we're giving little compassion to this woman. Because it's so easy to say: "Well, she's the fool who married him. Why doesn't she just leave?" There are just so many components to it that people aren't aware of. The NFL is a culture...
  • What the Numbers Show About N.F.L. Player Arrests

    09/13/2014 7:11:44 AM PDT · by aft_lizard · 49 replies
    NY Times ^ | 9/13/2014 | Neil Irwin
    Off-the-field violence by professional football players is coming under new focus this week after the release of a video involving the star Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, followed by a bungled response by the National Football League. But what do the numbers show about N.F.L. players’ tangles with the law more broadly? Are some teams’ players more likely to get into legal trouble? Are arrests rising or falling? What are the most common offenses? USA Today maintains a database of arrests, charges, and citations of N.F.L. players for anything more serious than a traffic citation. Maintained by Brent Schrotenboer,...
  • McIlroy’s tee shot lands in spectator’s pocket

    09/12/2014 5:23:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 12, 2014 | Doug Ferguson - AP
    ATLANTA — This is one shot even the great Rory McIlroy had no chance to hit. His golf ball landed in a spectator’s pocket. McIlroy’s tee shot on the 14th hole of the Tour Championship on Friday drifted to the right, clattered into a tree and dropped straight down. A dozen or so fans tried to figure out where it was before one man realized it was in the front right pocket of his shorts. The world’s No. 1 player was entitled to a free drop under Rule 19-1-a - “Ball in motion stopped or deflected by an outside agency”...
  • Horse racing’s biggest star, California Chrome, to race at Philly track

    09/12/2014 12:58:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Philly.com ^ | Sam Wood
    Some are already calling it the biggest day in the history of Pennsylvania horse racing. California Chrome, who won this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, will run Sept. 20 in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx in suburban Philadelphia. It’s the first time the Bensalem track has ever hosted a winner of the Kentucky Derby. And it’s the first race for the chiseled, chestnut-colored thoroughbred following his disappointing showing at Belmont Stakes, where he lost his bid to become the sport's 13th Triple Crown winner.
  • College Playoff Hypothetical Standing - Week 2

    09/12/2014 11:43:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Playoff Guru ^ | September 12, 2014 | Staff
    Top 10: 1: Oregon2: FSU3: Auburn4: OU5: 'Bama6: UGA7: USC8: LSU9: TAMU10: Notre Dame
  • California Chrome Joins Top 5 in Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

    09/12/2014 9:30:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Moving up from seventh last month to fourth in the list this month is the three year old CALIFORNIA CHROME (USA) [124] who justified favoritism in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) in impressive style. Always prominent he sprinted away from the field from the top of the stretch and was winning so convincingly that his rider could start to celebrate well before the finish. California Chrome thus becomes the highest rated three year old in the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings although he may have that position challenged as some of the major European Group 1 races...
  • Vanity - How many games has Hope Solo been suspended from?

    09/12/2014 9:07:55 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 23 replies
    I think Ray Rice should be suspended, or change his name to Ray Lewis so John Feinstein can drool over him on his NFL HoF ballot. Has Hope Solo been suspended from the US women's soccer team or the professional league is in? Just wondering.
  • CBS Pulls Rihanna Song From NFL Pregame Show in Light of Ray Rice Scandal

    09/11/2014 5:18:23 PM PDT · by jaz.357 · 17 replies
    internet | 09 11 14
    CBS Pulls Rihanna Song From NFL Pregame Show in Light of Ray Rice Scandal.
  • Court: Paternos can challenge consent decree

    09/11/2014 4:30:58 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 24 replies
    centre daily times ^ | 9-11-14 | Lori Falce
    A Centre County Court of Common Pleas judgment was posted by the prothonotary’s office Thursday, giving the Paterno family and its co-filers the news they had been waiting for. “Plaintiffs have standing to challenge the consent decree,” the court documents said. Judge John Leete’s 39-page decision is based on arguments made earlier this year in the case brought by the Paternos, four members of the Penn State board of trustees, four members of the university faculty, and former football players and coaches against the NCAA and Penn State regarding the consent decree, the contract that led to the historic sanctions...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 3

    09/11/2014 4:15:29 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 3 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | September 11, 2014 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 3 Week two in review: The Delta House defense has won, as the NCAA has ended the Penn State bowl ban after two seasons. So it’s official, then. A four-year postseason ban is too severe a punishment for knowingly allowing a child-rapist to operate on campus for a decade after his acts are made known to campus police. A good argument can be made that because all parties involved in the scandal have departed, it makes no sense to continue to punish those who are there today. In hindsight, the program really should have been...
  • Tim Tebow Joins 'Good Morning America' as Contributor

    09/11/2014 3:55:34 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 17 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12:37 PM PDT 9/11/2014 | Philiana Ng
    Already ingrained in the Disney-ABC family as an ESPN analyst, Tebow officially makes his debut on the current No. 1 morning talk show as the newest contributor on Sept. 15. In his new role, Tebow is expected to appear in the GMA studio and in cities across the U.S. as he launches GMA's "Motivate Me Monday" series, which spotlights individuals and their stories of triumph.
  • NCAA Football Schedule week 3

    09/11/2014 3:34:59 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies
    8:00 PM Louisiana Tech at North Texas 9:00 PM Houston at No. 25 BYU Friday, September 12 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 7:00 PM Toledo at Cincinnati 8:00 PM No. 8 Baylor at Buffalo Saturday, September 13 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 12:00 PM East Carolina at No. 17 Virginia Tech 12:00 PM UCF at No. 20 Missouri 12:00 PM Kent State at No. 22 Ohio State 12:00 PM Indiana at Bowling Green 12:00 PM Ohio at Marshall 12:00 PM Boise State at Connecticut 12:00 PM Georgia Southern at Georgia Tech 12:00 PM Pittsburgh at Florida International 12:00 PM Syracuse at Central Michigan 12:00...
  • Goodell's path out of trouble

    09/11/2014 3:52:36 AM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 12 replies
    11 Sept, 2014 | NonValueAdded
    Here's the thing ... A video is leaked to the NFL office. A leaked voice mail confirms its arrival but that AP report also confirms the delivery was unofficial. Recipient says "it's bad." OK, so the video was seen. If we take all that at face value, that's what we know and the next is supposition. Recipient of video gets in touch with office counsel. "Hey, Mr. Lawyer, I just got this elevator video of Ray Rice. It's bad." "Really, where did it come from? Do we know it is real?" "Well, no, but he says he is a cop."...
  • 49ers suspend radio announcer Ted Robinson for Ray Rice comments

    09/10/2014 8:47:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 51 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 10, 2014 | John Breech
    The San Francisco 49ers have suspended team radio broadcaster Ted Robinson two games for remarks he made about Ray Rice and domestic violence this week. While talking about Rice during a segment on KNBR-AM on Monday, Robinson had this to say about Rice's wife Janay, "How does she marry him after that? How does she go in front of Goodell? That's pathetic to me," Robinson said.
  • Former Mets exec claims in suit she was fired for having baby out of wedlock

    09/10/2014 3:30:10 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Newsday ^ | September 10, 2014 | JOHN RILEY
    A former senior executive for the New York Mets charged that she was "humiliated" and eventually fired by chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon for having a baby out of wedlock in a new lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday. Leigh Castergine, who earned a six-figure salary as head of Mets Ticket Sales and Service Operations from 2010 to 2014, said that in one executive meeting she attended Wilpon brought up her pregnancy in a discussion of e-cigarette ads.