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Uniting The Ringless: Damian Lillard Foot Locker Ad Kills

Retirement has proven to be little respite for living NBA legends Karl Malone and Chris Webber, and former NFL starsBarry Sanders and Ladainian Tomlinson, who are reminded of their ring-less professional careers in the new spot from Foot Locker, “No Rings”. Airing today and throughout the start of playoff action, the new commercial features Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian...
Via The Scores Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: The best draft class in Carolina Panthers history

We’re about to enter the final stretch before that event at Radio City Music Hall in May but first, let’s take a look back at arguably the greatest draft in Carolina Panthers history: 2001. 2001: An NFL Odyssey was a fun year in the grand scheme of football history. LaDainian Tomlinson and Reggie Wayne joined the league. So too did Drew Brees and a little guy from Virginia Tech...
Via cover32 - Panthers
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard ‘No Rings’ Commercial Pokes Fun at Ringless Sports Greats (Video)

The only thing left for Adidas and Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard to do after the announcement of their huge $100 million contract extension was follow it up with a memorable sneaker ad. Mission accomplished with their new “No Rings” commercial. The hilarious spot makes light of sports figures who never won championships and features Karl Malone, Chris Webber, LaDainian...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard ‘No Rings’ Foot Locker Commercial

Newly re-signed adidas man Damian Lillard can’t open his mouth without offending Barry Sanders, LaDainian Tomlinson, Chris Webber and Karl Malone in his new Foot Locker commercial and it’s gonna cost him some burgers. The post Damian Lillard ‘No Rings’ Foot Locker Commercial appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers' Ryan Mathews just needs to "ball out" says LaDainian Tomlinson

San Diego Chargers running back, Ryan Mathews, enters the final year of his contract in 2014 and as Mike Wilkening of NBCSports reports, former Chargers RB, LaDainian Tomlinson, now an NFL Network talking head, has some advice on how Mathews can land a new deal.Tomlinson told the San Diego Union-Tribune:My advice to Ryan would be just to ball out like he did this past season, and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomlinson: Rex Ryan once said he was going to punch Bill Belichick

There are some stories that are so crazy they must be true, and one that NFL running back legend LaDainian Tomlinson told about his former coach with the New York Jets, Rex Ryan, has got to be one of them. With the Jets visiting Gillette Stadium on Thursday night for a big Week 2 showdown […]The post Tomlinson: Rex Ryan once said he planned on punching Bill Belichick appeared first...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ladainian Tomlinson Says Mark Sanchez Has No Future as Starting QB

Ladainian Tomlinson has no love lost for his former team, the New York Jets, and once again he is letting it be known. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Tomlinson recently announced on Adam Schein’s Sirium XM show when asked if Mark Sanchez will ever start at QB again: “No, I don’t think Mark will be a starter again in the NFL. I think there’s certainly potential for him to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomlinson gives post-practice pep talk to Chargers

LaDainian Tomlinson dropped by the San Diego Chargers' training camp to do some reporting for the NFL Network and ended up giving his former team a post-practice pep talk. The retired star running back got a handoff for old-time's sake while taping an interview with quarterback Philip Rivers after Saturday's practice, although at a slower tempo than normal. Tomlinson...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Norv Turner compares Trent Richardson to LaDainian Tomlinson

Norv Turner may have lost the head coaching job in San Diego, but his confidence as the offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns is unequivocal. More specifically, Turner has unrelenting confidence in second-year running back Trent Richardson. Turner coached one of the greatest backs to carry the ball, LaDainian Tomlinson, for years. Tomlinson rushed for 1,000 yards in all...
Via Players View
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomlinson: Hard Knocks can affect team building

BY DAN BEGNOCHEIn 2010, running back LaDainian Tomlinson was just a 10-year veteran trying to extend his career in a new city.Little did he know that his time during training camp would be under the watchful eye of a camera crew and weekly audience.Tomlinson's move from San Diego to New York coincidentally synced up with the team's hosting of HBO's Hard Knocks series...
Via AFC East Daily
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers Exec Says Talk Of LaDainian Tomlinson Comeback Wasn’t Serious

Yesterday we reported on a story in which former San Diego Chargers great LaDainian Tomlinson said that team executives had asked him to come out of retirement.  Yesterday, Chargers executive vice president John Spanos shot that those rumors, and clarified the actually conversation that took place during the NFL Combine. “When you see L.T., and you see the kind of shape he’s...
Via Thacover2
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers Exec Says Talk Of LaDainian Tomlinson Comeback Wasn’t Serious

Yesterday we reported on a story in which former San Diego Chargers great LaDainian Tomlinson said that team executives had asked him to come out of retirement.  Yesterday, Chargers executive vice president John Spanos shot that those rumors, and clarified the actually conversation that took place during the NFL Combine. “When you see L.T., and you see the kind of shape he’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

LT declines invite to return to Chargers

LaDainian Tomlinson is still getting used to retired life from the NFL. And retired life must be really good because the former All-Pro running back has turned down an offer to return to the league. Tomlinson told Michael Silver of Yahoo.com that he recently turned down an offer by the San Diego Chargers to return to the team. Tomlinson was approached by new Chargers general manager...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers rumors: San Diego asked LaDainian Tomlinson to return

Running back LaDainian Tomlinson signed a one-day contract with the San Diego Chargers last June in order to officially retire with the team. Apparently the Chargers want to extend that deal, as Tomlinson told Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports that he was offered an opportunity to rejoin San Diego “in a very real capacity.” Tomlinson said that he initially didn’t think the...
Via NFL Injury Report
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers asked LaDainian Tomlinson to return

The San Diego Chargers have new sheriffs in town running the team. As they move forward, they requested a trip to the past when they asked future Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson to rejoin the Bolts.   Please click here to read this story. The post San Diego Chargers asked LaDainian Tomlinson to return appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers wanted Tomlinson for 10-12 carries a game

It's hard for a professional athlete to retire. You no longer have an extraordinary stream of money coming in, the cheering stops and no more free travel and perks. It's not rare for your former team to ask you to come back but usually it's in a front office capacity. Former San Diego Charger great LaDainian Tomlinson told Yahoo's Michael Silver that new San Diego...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson says Chargers asked him to Come out of Retirement

LaDainian Tomlinson is the San Diego Chargers all-time leader in rushing yardage and touchdowns, so it is safe to say that he is considered an all-time great as far as their franchise goes. But, that great has retired. Enjoying a nice career as an analyst with the NFL Network, Tomlinson has been enjoying life after [...]
Via Word On The Game
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson Says The Chargers Asked Him To Come Out Of Retirement

LaDainian Tomlinson is enjoying retirement as he displays his analyst talents on NFL Network and Sirius XM radio.  Tomlinson spent some time with Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports recently and let him in on some blockbuster information. Tomlinson told Silver that the San Diego Chargers and their new regime asked him to come out retirement and play for the Bolts. “I met [new general...
Via Thacover2
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson Says The Chargers Asked Him To Come Out Of Retirement

LaDainian Tomlinson is enjoying retirement as he displays his analyst talents on NFL Network and Sirius XM radio.  Tomlinson spent some time with Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports recently and let him in on some blockbuster information. Tomlinson told Silver that the San Diego Chargers and their new regime asked him to come out retirement and play for the Bolts. “I met [new general...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers reportedly asked LaDainian Tomlinson to return to team

Following an illustrious career in San Diego, the Chargers brass asked Ladainian Tomlinson to come out of retirement and play again.
Via Gamedayr
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite relaxing in Del Boca Vista since 2011, the San Diego Chargers recruited LaDainian Tomlinson to run this autumn

Despite enjoying retirement in Del Boca Vista for the past couple of seasons, future Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson told Yahoo! Sports’ Mike Silver that the San Diego Chargers wanted him to return and compete for them this autumn. The 5-foot-10, 215 pound Tomlinson, who San Diego took out of TCU with the fifth overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft, last played for the...
Via Sports by Colin
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers Tried To Lure LaDainian Tomlinson Out Of Retirement

Michael Silver of Yahoo Sports! reports that the Chargers recently tried to convince retired RB LaDainian Tomlinson to return to his former for the upcoming season. Tomlinson explained that the Chargers were actually serious about the idea and were even willing to offer him a limited number of carries per game. “I met [new general manager] Tom Telesco and [rookie head coach] Mike...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers wanted LaDainian Tomlinson to return for 2013?

The San Diego Chargers may not be all too comfortable with Ryan Matthews as their running back. San Diego approached former running back LaDainian Tomlinson about returningn to the team. Once one of the NFL’s best, Tomlinson turns 34 in June and retired after the 2011 season. Speaking with Yahoo Sports’ Mike Silver Tomlinson said he declined the offer because returning to the...
Via Tireball.com
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 Players Never To Play In A Super Bowl

What do Barry Sanders, LaDainian Tomlinson, Tony Gonzalez, Dan Fouts and Eric Dickerson have in common?They are just a few of the greatest players to ever put on an NFL uniform and never play in a Super Bowl.In fact, there are so many great players that have never even reached the big game, you can make up an entire 53-man roster filled with Hall of Fame and All-Pro players.It is...
Via Football Nation
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomlinson giving back to community

LaDainian Tomlinson may have stopped playing football, but he's never stopped working. Since retiring from NFL after the 2011 season, Tomlinson has increased his efforts to give back to the communities that helped him. His many projects include the creation of the 1st Down Club to honor high school players in Northwest Texas and a recent donation drive to provide Thanksgiving...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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