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Miami Hurricanes' pursuit of perfection in 2001: an oral history

It happens every year. A college football team jumps to a 7-0 or 8-0 start, and the whispers begin. That same team makes it through the regular season with an unblemished record, and those whispers grow louder. A few weeks later it goes on to win a championship, and regardless of who they are, the college football world unites: "Fill-in-the-blank school is the greatest college...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MGM Grand is suing Clinton Portis for unpaid debt

According to ProCanes.com, former Redskins running back Clinton Portis is being sued by MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas, NV for the $10,000 in unpaid debt that he owes them. The MGM Grand Hotel sued Portis on Friday, in Clark County Court. The casino claims Portis got two “negotiable credit instruments known as markers,” worth more than $10,000, on Jan. 31, 2011. The casino says...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MGM Grand Suing Clinton Portis Over Unpaid Debt

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis is being sued by the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas for over $10,000. is accused of not paying money owed since January of 2011. The MGM Grand Hotel sued Portis on Friday, in Clark County Court.The casino claims Portis got two “negotiable credit instruments known as markers,” worth more than $10,000, on Jan. 31, 2011....
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The One Constant Has Been FroMo

Just sharing a little statistical oddity that I noticed. From the division-winning 2012 season to the ****-stained ’13 and now into ’14, the one constant, the one Redskin who has played at a high and steady level through the ups and downs, is Alfred Morris: 2012: 16 G, 1,613 YD, 4.8 AVG, 13 TD, 4 FUM 2013: 16 G, 1,275 YS, 4.6 AVG, 7 TD, 5 FUM 2014 (projected), 16 G, 1,408 YDS...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MGM Grand Suing Clinton Portis Over Unpaid Debt

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis is being sued by the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas for over $10,000. The former Pro Bowler, who retired after the 2010 season, is accused of not paying money owed since January of 2011. The MGM Grand Hotel sued Portis on Friday, in Clark County Court. The casino claims Portis got two “negotiable credit instruments known...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins identity: Run, run and run

The identity of a team can make or break its season. Are they a solid defensive team who can win with minimal offense? Or are they a high-powered scoring machine which can blister you with a barrage of points. No matter what their identity is, each NFL team has one, and it just so happens that the make-up of the Washington Redskins is run, run, and run some more. In 2012, the Washington...
Via The Penalty Flag
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Movie Review: Talking Miami football with the independent film ‘The U: Reloaded’

A new movie about the Miami Hurricanes is out When you ask college football fans who the greatest team in the history of the sport is, the answer almost universally is, ‘The 2001 Miami Hurricanes.’ (Editor’s disclaimer: I know I believe that. I am writing a long-form feature on the team for FoxSports.com which will run later this month) So what if I told you a new documentary...
Via Aaron Torres Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis Interviews Florida State QB Jameis Winston on Clinton's Corner--and it is Bad!

Clinton Portis was one heck of a running back at Miami back in the day. During his time in the NFL playing for the Washington Redskins he was pretty good too. So it stands to reason that he would be the kind of person that the ACC Network would want to pick up--which they did. He's an analyst for the ACC Digital Network.However, after watching this clip of him interviewing Florida...
Via FatManWriting
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jameis Winston And P.J. Williams’ Interview With Clinton Portis At The ACC Kickoff Devolved Into A Strange Dance Party

This year’s ACC Kickoff is set to begin this way, and many players, coaches, and media members have already made their way down to Greensboro. Jameis Winston and P.J. Williams are representing the defending national champion Florida State Seminoles at the event, and today they sat down with Miami great Clinton Portis for an ACC Digital Network interview.  The interview will air...
Via College Spun
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis believes the Redskins will have to do something about their name

Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis was a guest on The Dan Patrick Show and wouldn’t say whether he would change the name of the organization, but he said owner Dan Snyder has to do something. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Clinton Portis believes the Redskins...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis’ pants will make your head spin (Photo)

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former NFL running back Clinton Portis made an appearance on NFL AM this morning and showed up wearing some crazy looking pants that will make you dizzy. @dcsportsbog surprisingly, Clinton Portis dressing like this doesn't surprise any Skins fan pic.twitter.com/4BsixYu6Jp — Alex (@bonanks...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

EX-NFL star Clinton Portis gets car service with chicken eating 80-year-old in a Civic as driver

Former NFL running back Clinton Portis was in Charlotte for CIAA. Like most athletes and celebs, Portis scheduled a car service to transport him to the airport. He was expecting a town car, check out what he got instead. A company sends me a town car… Shows up in a honda civic, 2 baby seats in the back eating bojangles & the kicker is she’s 80
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A Limo Was Supposed to Pick Up Clinton Portis at CIAA, Got 99 Honda Civic Instead

Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis made a lot of money during his career, so I’m struggling to understand how this happened. Portis traveled to Charlotte to take part in the CIAA festivities. He was preparing to return to the airport when he got the ride of his life. Clinton Portis was expecting a fancy town car to take him to the airport this morning — instead, he got...
Via Thacover2
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Limo Was Supposed to Pick Up Clinton Portis at CIAA, Got 99′ Civic Instead

I think it is best we just let Clinton tell the story of trying to get to the airport after attending CIAA in Charlotte. Clinton Portis was expecting a fancy town car to take him to the airport this morning — instead, he got a ’99 Honda Civic and a driver who wouldn’t put down a bucket of fried chicken … so, of course, he took pics. Portis tells TMZ Sports … “A 75 year...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins best RB draft pick: Morris or Mitchell?

The Redskins are not known for drafting talented running backs: John Riggins was drafted by the New York Jets, Clinton Portis was passed on in the draft, then later acquired in a trade with the Broncos. There are a few bright spots in the franchise’s RB picks: Brian Mitchell and Alfred Morris. Brian Mitchell became synonymous with the Redskins throughout the 1990s. Picked by Joe...
Via cover32 - Redskins
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Audrina Patridge Bikini Photoshoot & Clinton Portis ‘Pulp Fiction’ Scene

How do you deal with winter? Think of summer – Cooperstown in August to be exact. Major League Baseball will reveal the results…
Via Busted Coverage
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis pulled over for speeding while doing radio interview

Associated Press Clinton Portis was on with 1067TheFanDC.com doing a routine phone interview about the Redskins when he was pulled over and handed a speeding ticket. According to USA Today, the interview was just about finished when Fred Smoot and co-host Kevin Shafer bid him goodbye and Portis said: “Hey y’all no problem, you all just got me a speeding ticket.” By the sound...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis pulled over for speeding while doing radio interview

Clinton Portis was stopped by the police while doing an interview with 106.7 The Fan fill-ins Fred Smoot and Kevin Shafer. [via TKBP]The interview was going well until Smoot and co-host Kevin Shafer bid him goodbye and he said: “Hey y’all no problem, you all just got me a speeding ticket.”Apparently the trooper was not impressed with Portis’ NFL credentials. While it was...
Via Bob's Blitz
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis gets speeding ticket live on a radio show

Clinton Portis must not have been on Santa's Nice List, because the day after Christmas, he got a speeding ticket in the midst of a live radio interview. Here are the details of the situation, according to FTW: Apparently the trooper was not impressed with Portis’ NFL credentials. While it was never established what team the trooper rooted for, the radio hosts did...
Via Awful Announcing
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis Pulled Over For Speeding While Doing Radio Interview

I am guilty of doing radio interviews while driving. Probably not the safest thing in the world, so I will try to do better. Portis was on with 1067TheFanDC.com talking about the Redskins drama when this happened according to USA Today. The interview was going well until Smoot and co-host Kevin Shafer bid him goodbye and he said: “Hey y’all no problem, you all just got me a...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Audio: Clinton Portis gets pulled over while he was live on sports talk show

Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis receives a speeding ticket while on the air with a local sports talk show (Credit: Blogs.Redskins) Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis was recently on former teammate Fred Smoot’s sports talk show talking about playing together with Smoot and training camps of the past. As Smoot and co-host Kevin Shafer were saying...
Via Down and Distance
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NFL star pulled over while guest on live radio show

Live radio is a wonderful thing. Especially when the unexpected happens. Former Redskin Clinton Portis was a guest today on the LaVar and Dukes radio show on 106.7 The Fan in Washington, D.C., with fill-in hosts Fred Smoot (former Redskin) […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis Says Having A Big Sack Made Him A Good Running Back

  Whatever helps you score points… Thanks to Gamedayr.com, found out something we didn’t necessarily know about Clinton Portis. Portis was visiting Fox Sports 1 on the set of “Crowd Gone Wild”, the host of “CGW” Regis Philbin asked a pretty straight forward question… “What makes you a good running back?” Portis answer?   Wasn’t the answer we were expecting...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis provides odd reason for why he was a good running back

Clinton Portis told Regis Philbin on "Crowd Goes Wild" that having a "big sack" helped make him a good running back.
Via Gamedayr
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis Very Excited About Miami’s Win Over UNC (Video)

Last night we watched #10 University of Miami square up in an epic battle against UNC on the gridiron. Hurricane fans were most likely all nervous as they watched the Hurricanes try to come back and win in the final minutes of the game, but none so much as former Hurricane and NFL RB Clinton Portis. Yahoo Sports has video of Portis through the final minutes and it’s funny to see...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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