What Do Miller Park Concerts Do For You?

When it was announced last month that boy band One Direction will play a concert at Miller Park next year, it made me feel young again.  Not because I’m a diehard fan of pop bands marketed to teenage girls (more of a casual fan), but because I’m old enough to remember when big summer music tours were common.  With the fragmentation the music industry has gone through this century...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Kenny Chesney to Blame for South Carolina Football Woes?

Ran across this tweet that shows that maybe Kenny Chesney is to blame for the hard luck the South Carolina Gamecocks have had on the gridiron…. Since Kenny Chesney was Gameday picker in Columbia the team has gone 1-4. (cc: @PhilKenSaban) — MUSCHAMP-O-LANTERN (@edsbs) November 2, 2014 Could their be merit to this? Maybe, or just bad defense….
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sadly, Justin Bieber is still Canadian and can therefore probably play hockey better than you

Justin Bieber, like a lot of celebrities, loves sports. He doesn’t really lay his loyalty with any particular team, but then again, neither do Kenny Chesney, Drake or Rihanna. His two favorite pastimes seem to be basketball and hockey, since its where we see him turn up most often. His Canadian roots, of course, mean that he has likely laced up skates once or twice or a hundred...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sadly, Justin Bieber is still Canadian and can therefore probably play hockey better than you

Justin Bieber, like a lot of celebrities, loves sports. He doesn’t really lay his loyalty with any particular team, but then again, neither do Kenny Chesney, Drake or Rihanna. His two favorite pastimes seem to be basketball and hockey, since its where we see him turn up most often. His Canadian roots, of course, mean that he has likely laced up skates once or twice or a hundred...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit Campaigning For Katy Perry To Be College GameDay’s Celebrity Guest Picker?

Instagram/Katy Perry Every Saturday, one celebrity (loose term) joins the set of ESPN’s College GameDay to give their picks for the most important college football games of the day. So far this year we’ve seen Kenny Chesney, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, the Oregon Duck, Gabrielle Reece and a few others. This week, the crew heads to Ole Miss to broadcast from The Grove for the...
Via College Spun
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Play the Game Tonight: Ole Miss, Florida, and (sigh) Kenny Chesney.

Play the Game Tonight - Week 5 Saturday edition. Comin' to Your City?  An Ole Miss win over Memphis could guarantee the Rebels a visit from ESPN College GameDay next Saturday. It would be the first trip to Oxford for the GameDay crew. The currently 3-0 Rebels will face Alabama next weekend. (College Spun)Orange Crucial?With Florida off this weekend, Pat Dooley looks ahead to...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Chesney As GameDay Guest Picker Is Hated By Gamecocks And Vols

Kenny Chesney was selected as College GameDay's guest picker for the South Carolina broadcast, and both Gamecocks and Volunteers fans are mad.
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Chesney To Be College GameDay Celebrity Guest Picker, Will Also Perform On SC’s Campus

ESPN’s College GameDay has had a few interesting selections for its celebrity guest pickers this year – namely “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and the Oregon Duck. This weekend, they’ll be going back to an old favorite – country music star Kenny Chesney. South Carolina reported Wednesday that Chesney will serve two roles this Saturday – one as celebrity guest picker, the...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

FedEX CEO discusses Redskins sponsorship

Photo: FedEx CEO Fred Smith recently appeared on CNBC and was asked some pointed questions regarding his thoughts on the FedEx sponsorship of the Washington Redskins and his own personal opinion of the team name.  As expected from any big-time CEO, Smith was professionally coy with his responses.  When asked about his companies sponsorship of FedEx field, home of the...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge has a bone to pick with alleged Volunteers fan Kenny Chesney. The country singer with a tendency for both jock sniffing and bandwagoning was recently photographed with Alabama head coach Nick Saban wearing an Alabama baseball cap.For Ainge, seeing Chesney meeting Saban and wearing the hat of the Vols' supposedly most hated rival was just...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders fan flips Eagles’ Riley Cooper the bird (GIF)

You remember what Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper said before the Kenny Chesney concent in July, right?  Racial slur.  Not cool.  I haven’t forgotten.  This Raiders fan hasn’t forgotten either. During the Eagles’ 49-20 bludgeoning of the Raiders Sunday, a game in which Cooper tallied 139 and three touchdowns, Joe Raidersfan made his displeasure known…to Cooper’s back...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Chesney Takes in Game 6 From Fenway Park, Hangs Out With Kevin Millar (Photos)

Despite growing up in Tennessee, Kenny Chesney is a lifelong Red Sox fan. So it only makes sense that he would be in attendance for the biggest baseball game in Boston in nearly 100 years. The country star scored some sweet seats next to the home dugout for World Series Game 6 on Wednesday and took in the Red Sox’ series-clinching win alongside Kevin Millar, John Kerry, Mike O’Malley...
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Fan Gets Sweet World Series Seat For $50, Hangs With Jenny Dell, Kenny Chesney

World Series tickets would seem to be cost-prohibitive for most people. However, most people aren’t resourceful Red Sox fan Gatsby (@Baccari_and_Rum). A Red…
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Footage surfaces of Riley Cooper-Cary Williams dustup (video)

Things got a little heated during Philadelphia Eagles practice on Thursday when wide receiver Riley Cooper mixed it up with cornerback Cary Williams. Cooper, of course, had himself a real rough preseason and training camp after footage emerged of him using a racial slur at a Kenny Chesney concert (a story tastefully and subtly chronicled […]The post Footage surfaces of Riley Cooper...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel conspicuously absent from ESPN college football promo.

ESPN has released a 0:31 second promo it calls its "2013 ESPN College Football Kickoff Anthem." Thankfully, it's an anthem that doesn't feature Kenny Chesney, but I digress. The clip features Alabama head football coach Nick Saban, and Notre Dame HC Brian Kelly, along with Heisman Trophy candidate quarterbacks Aaron Murray of Alabama, and Aaron Murray of Georgia...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Bro Allegedly Wears Riley Cooper Jersey To Kenny Chesney Concert

Just when the whole Riley Cooper racial slur controversy calmed down, country star Kenny Chesney returned to the East Coast for a show…
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August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper Returns to Eagles After Missing Four Days for Using Racial Slur at Kenny Chesney Concert

PHILADELPHIA – Riley Cooper has returned to the Philadelphia Eagles after he was caught on video using a racial slur and given four days off. The team says Cooper is expected to be at practice Tuesday. The Eagles and Patriots are to hold a joint practice. The wide receiver was fined by the Eagles after his slur became known Wednesday. He left the team Friday to seek counseling...
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

More Video of Riley Cooper Acting a Fool at the Kenny Chesney Concert Emerges

The New England Patriots and New York Jets have to secretly be thankful for Riley Cooper right about now. Were it not  for the Eagles wide receiver acting like a drunk idiot at a recent concert the media would be hounding the Patriots about Aaron Hernandez and Tim Tebow. Photo from Twitter account @RileyCooper_14 Can you remember the last time you heard something ridiculous...
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper Acting Wildly Intoxicated on Stage With Kenny Chesney (Video)

Another video has surfaced of wide receiver Riley Cooper at a recent Kenny Chesney concert but this one won’t get him into too much hot water. Cooper and his Eagles teammates were invited on stage with Chesney during the country star’s hit single “Boys of Fall” and Cooper can be seen dancing around with his teammates and alone, acting wildly intoxicated. As his teammates...
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

New video of Riley Cooper drunk on stage at Kenny Chesney concert emerges

A video of a drunken Riley Cooper on stage at the now-infamous Kenny Chesney concert has surfaced on the same day he is excused from team practices.
Via Gamedayr
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper to take leave from team

The Philadelphia Eagles and Riley Cooper both released statements to announce that the embattled wide receiver would be stepping away from the team.

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August 02, 2013  |  1 Comment

Cowboys’ Players Say Riley Cooper’s Comments Will Make Him A Target

News of Eagles wide receiver Riley Hooper using racial slurs at a Kenny Chesney concert has made its way to other NFL locker rooms, and the reaction is similar to most. Dallas Cowboys’ players were asked their opinions regarding Coopers remarks, and whether or not they would make Cooper a target of other African-American players on Sundays? Cowboys safeties Will Allen and Barry...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Kelce: Riley Cooper and I were ‘pretty intoxicated’ day of racist outburst

From the moment we saw the video of Riley Cooper’s racist outburst at a Kenny Chesney concert earlier this summer, we have been waiting for the alcohol talk to kick in. Whether Cooper is actually a racist or not, it seemed like a safe assumption that he was feeling the effects of alcohol when he [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Chesney Condemns Riley Cooper’s Racial Slur, Calls Behavior at Concert ‘Hateful Beyond Words’

Since video surfaced Wednesday of Riley Cooper shouting a racial slur at a concert security guard, reaction toward the Eagles wide receiver has been split. All believed that what Cooper uttered was despicable, but some called it a regrettable mistake by an otherwise good guy while others branded Cooper as an outright racist. On Thursday, Kenny Chesney, whose concert Cooper was attending...
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Chesney comments on Riley Cooper’s racial outburst

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper has been in the news recently for his racial comments at a Kenny Chesney concert held at Lincoln Financial Field. Some have began to stereotype Chesney and country music because of Riley’s comments and the singer wanted to give his side of the story. “I’m as shocked as anyone to see the video of Riley Cooper that’s started circulating...
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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