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Junkies Throwback Thursday Clip of the Week — (Feb. 8)

WASHINGTON — As we continue our year-long celebration of The Sports Junkies’ 20th anniversary, let’s revisit a simpler time. When Macho Man Randy Savage still had no idea! When Intern Omar spoke of his secret desires. And when Clinton Portis was willing to share his porn habits on D.C. radio. Listen to the clips of classic Junkies segments, then vote below for which you...
Via CBS DC
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis used bad checks to pay $170K Atlantic City casino debt, per report

Not a good situation for him. Watch video Former NFL running back Clinton Portis used bad checks to pay back $170,000 he owes to the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, according to a Deadspin report.  Deadspin obtained a Borgata filing in which the casino said Portis gave it checks that bounced. The casino had advanced Portis...
Via NJ.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL running back owes nearly $5 million

It’s not uncommon to hear about former professional athletes coming into money problems after leaving the game, but that doesn’t make it any less sad. The latest player to fall on hard times is former All-Pro running back Clinton Portis. According to a federal bankruptcy filing, Portis owes nearly $5 million to creditors. One of those creditors just happens to be Portis’ own...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NFL RB Clinton Portis filing bankruptcy

Clinton Portis has filed for bankruptcy, and according to filings documents obtained by Deadspin, he owes a ton of money. The former NFL running back who made a name for himself making huge plays with the Denver Broncos and Washington has quite the laundry list of debt, which adds up to $4,857,659.50. Among the top creditors are the IRS, a couple of prominent casinos, and most...
Via Sportsnaut
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

QUIZ: All-time leaders in rushing touchdowns

Can you name the NFL running backs who have rushed for at least 75 touchdowns in their career? Totals include the 2015 NFL regular season.
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Redskins RB Clinton Portis jokes about comeback

After the Washington Redskins managed to gain a measly 14 yards on the ground Sunday in their 44-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers, former Redskins running back Clinton Portis was left with the impression he could help out in the Washington backfield."I haven’t been so close to thinking about coming out of retirement until [Sunday]," 34-year-old Clinton Portis said Monday on ESPN...
Via Yardbarker
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former players vent frustrations over Miami's historic loss to Clemson

The Miami Hurricanes' football program has a rich and illustrious tradition, both in terms of winning at a high level and also sending players to the NFL. Saturday's 58-0 loss to Clemson did not display any tradition whatsoever. It was the worst loss in school history. Several former players took to Twitter to voice their concerns over the program and its current head coach, Al...
Via Fox Sports
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis: Christianity divided the locker room under Jim Zorn

Former Washington Redskins running back Clint Portis has never been afraid to speak his mind. On Monday, Portis appeared on ESPN 980 where a discussion about Jay Gruden's grip on the locker room soon turned into an interesting revelation about former head coach Jim Zorn's coaching style.Portis was brief when he opined that Gruden has not and will not lose the locker room, and he...
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis and Chris Dooley says former Redskins coach Jim Zorn divided locker room over religious beliefs

There are a lot of different ways on how a NFL head coach could lose the respect of his players. Coaching style, the way the coach treats players, are just some of the notable ones. But the way former Washington Redskins head coach Jim Zorn lost his players was a little different. After two season, Zorn was fired as head coach of the Redskins and two of his former players revealed...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Zorn's Religion Divided the Redskins' Locker Room

Photo cred: theguardian.com According to former Redskins, Chris Cooley and Clinton Portis, former Redskins’ head coach Jim Zorn allowed his devout Christian beliefs to split the locker room.“Coach Zorn lost the locker room because he split the locker room between Christians and ballplayers,” stated Portis in an interview with Dan Steinberg.  Portis claimed that the players...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Clinton Portis’ 3 biggest plays

Since its Thursday, we have to throw it back. I decided to throw it back to Clinton Portis, and feature all his big plays in his career. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: 10 NFL players who are surprising everybody this year Hot Seat: Three coordinators who need to step up right away Power Rankings: Where each NFL team stands after a thrilling Week 5 Heroes and Goats: Who came through...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC, ACC legends teams feature non-conference players

Whenever athletes are recognized as some of the greatest players in their respective sports, they usually have their named forever enshrined in glory with whatever team or conference they played in. With former players of the ACC and SEC, that is the exact case. According to College Football Talk, the two conference recently released their 2015 legends teams, which feature one great...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

ACC, SEC Announce 2015 Football Legends Class

Every season, the ACC and SEC both honor some of the best players to have played for member schools. This year will be no different, as 14 legends will be added to each conference’s list of the best ever. In the age of conference expansion, something interesting has begun to pop up about these lists … a total of eight players (six ACC and two SEC) NEVER played a down for their...
Via Gamedayr
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Hurricanes running back Clinton Portis named an ACC legend

Clinton Portis – along with former Pitt running back Tony Dorsett, Florida State running back Warrick Dunn and 11 others – will be honored at the ACC’s “Night of Legends” in Charlotte on Dec. 4 and during the pregame of the ACC Championship game the following day. Clinton Portis, shown at a red carpet event in California in May. (Getty Images) Portis, 33, helped Miami...
Via Canes Watch
September 29, 2015

Clinton Portis: I Would Have Choked Out Ndamukong Suh For Helmet Kick

Clinton Portis has a message for Ndamukong Suh: You ain’t so bad (Rocky Balboa voice). Suh is a mean dude on the gridiron, and he again ticked off some people Sunday in his first game with the Miami Dolphins by knocking off Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris’ helmet. Portis, who preceded Morris as Washington’s running back from 2004 to 2010, didn’t like the questionably...
Via NESN.com
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis on Suh: I would have probably choked him out

Clinton Portis doesn’t approve of the way Ndamukong Suh treated Washington running back Alfred Morris in Week 1. The Miami Dolphins defensive tackle looked to potentially be up to his old bad-boy tricks again on Sunday when he appeared to knee Morris in the head, knocking his helmet off. Morris didn’t really do much in response, other than to pretty much say it wasn’t cool...
Via Sportsnaut
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis claims he would choked out Ndamukong Suh if he would’ve kicked his helmet

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh season probably didn’t start the way he planned it last Sunday. While he was very good on the field, the encounter he had with Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris is getting all of the attention. Late in the second quarter, Suh tackled Morris then proceeded to kick his helmet on the way back to the defensive huddle. That...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis not happy about Suh play, would have 'choked him out'

Ndamukong Suh was at the center of yet another dirty-play controversy in Week 1 when it appeared that he kicked off Alfred Morris' helmet. The league reviewed the play and did not deem it a kick, so no punishment was handed down.Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis was not exactly happy with the play, and had some strong words to say about Suh."I would have dove...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis: RG3 a real problem for Redskins

Former Washington running back Clinton Portis understands quarterbacks very well and he believes the Redskins have a dangerous situation that they must navigate carefully. How does Robert Griffin III react to his demotion? Will he be open to taking second-string reps and running the scout team? Furthermore, after picking up his fifth-year option earlier this offseason, the...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis Doubts Robert Griffin III Will Run Redskins Scout Team

View image | gettyimages.com Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis doubts Robert Griffin III could productively serve as the Redskins backup quarterback. Griffin made the team’s 53-man roster despite speculations of the team considering releasing the 2012 second pick overall. Backup quarterbacks usually run the team’s scout team during practice in preparation...
Via KCM Sports
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin Leaves Football Game with Injury

This has become a sight and phrase that Washington Redskins fans have gotten all to familiar with since he entered the league: Robert Griffin is down. Well, here we go again. In the second quarter of the Washington Redskins’ preseason game versus the Detroit Lions, Griffin sustained what appeared to be a shoulder injury, and had to be helped off the field by trainers. Redskins...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

USA TODAY calls FSU, Miami fan bases overrated

On Wednesday, USA TODAY Sports released a list of the top-10 most overrated college football fan bases and Florida State took the top spot, with the Seminoles' archrival, Miami, coming in at No. 9. The publication attacked FSU fans for using the Tomahawk Chop, calling it the “worst thing in sports.” Here is the rest of what it had to say about the FSU fan base: “I’m not going...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis offers his take on the Redskins' name issue

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis thinks that he might have a solution for the Redskins' team name issue that can make both sides of the debate happy. Here's the new name he came up with:“I’m not sure if they could just go to the Skins,” Portis suggested to Ric Bucher and Nicole Zaloumis on SiriusXM’s Bleacher Report Radio channel, per the Washington...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Who’s going to step up?

Plenty of Broncos have had fantastic rookie seasons throughout the years. Running backs Clinton Portis, Mike Anderson, Olandis Gary, and Terrell Davis each broke the thousand-yard plateau in their freshman NFL campaigns. Von Miller bore fear into the hearts of opposing quarterbacks from his first snap, capping off his rookie year with the 2011 AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year...
Via Mile High Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Looks Like Clinton Portis Had a Good Time Judging the Hooters Swimsuit Pageant

Former Redskins star Clinton Portis may owe people over $1 million because of a bad casino deal, but it doesn’t look like he’s...
Via Busted Coverage
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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