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NFL seeks to dismiss former players' painkillers lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Football League on Thursday is expected to ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who say team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. NFL lawyers in court papers deny the allegations and argue that the former players waited too long to file...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The National Football League on Thursday is expected to ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who say team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. NFL lawyers in court papers deny the allegations and argue that the former players waited too long to...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Comedian Cracks Michael Sam Gay Joke On ESPN (Video)

Former MADTV star and comedian Aries Spears is unlikely to ever be on ESPN again after cracking a gay joke live on air. Spears was a guest on ESPN’s ‘Sports Nation’ when he cracked an inappropriate joke about Michael Sam. Spears was chatting with Michelle Beadle and Marcellus Wiley when he brought up Sam — the first openly gay football player in the NFL. “I went out and...
Via Thacover2
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Comedian Cracks Michael Sam Gay Joke On ESPN (Video)

Former MADTV star and comedian Aries Spears is unlikely to ever be on ESPN again after cracking a gay joke live on air. Spears was a guest on ESPN’s ‘SportsNation’ when he cracked an inappropriate joke about Michael Sam. Spears was chatting with with Michelle Beadle and Marcellus Wiley when he brought up Sam — the first openly gay football player in the NFL. “I went out...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use by players

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana's possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized as the analgesic...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana's possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized as the analgesic...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Feds and DEA Are Launching An Investigation Against The NFL For Abuse of Pain Medicine

Photo Credit: Matt McGee via www.photopin.com   The NFL is under investigation once again.  This is on the heels of complaints that the NFL was covering up concussions, now the Feds and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) are investigating the abuse of prescription drugs and painkillers in the locker rooms.  The DEA is launching the investigation and moving very silently...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: DEA Investigating Pain-Pill Abuse In NFL

The federal government has launched their own semi war on drugs in the NFL.  The New York Daily News is reporting that the DEA is launching an investigation in pain-pill abuse in the NFL. Federal authorities want to find out how NFL doctors and trainers access prescription painkillers and who distributes them to players. The investigation reportedly began after a group of retired...
Via Thacover2
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: DEA Investigating Pain-Pill Abuse In NFL

The federal government has launched their own semi war on drugs in the NFL.  The New York Daily News is reporting that the DEA is launching an investigation in pain-pill abuse in the NFL. Federal authorities want to find out how NFL doctors and trainers access prescription painkillers and who distributes them to players. The investigation reportedly began after a group of retired...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Scares ESPN Staffers Wearing a Mask (Video)

DeMarcus Boogie Cousins can be scary intense on the court, but off the court he’s a big playful kid.  The man known as Boogie decided to share some of his pranks with ESPN staffers by putting on a mask and scaring the hell out of folks. Cousins got Michelle Beadle and made former NFL defensive end Marcellus Wiley almost sprint in his suit.  
Via Thacover2
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Scares ESPN Staffers Wearing a Mask (Video)

While visiting ESPN’s headquarters to film a new SportCenter advertisement, DeMarcus Cousins decided to scare ESPN staff members, including Michelle Beadle and Marcellus Wiley, by wearing a mask, hiding behind elevators and cubicles and jumping out and yelling. Boogie Vision, pun intended.  
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Second wave of former players join NFL lawsuit

Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley added his name to a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing powerful narcotics and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health. "The first thing people ask is, knowing what happened, would you do it again?" said Wiley, currently an ESPN analyst. "No. No I wouldn't."...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jameis Winston Strolling Out the Front Door of the Grocery Store With Stolen Crab Legs

Remember back when Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston tried to say he just forgot to pay for the crab legs that he was being accused of stealing? I was willing to give him the benefit of the doubt at the time. There's a reason why cashiers will ask if there is anything underneath your cart after all. I don't know why you'd put crabs down there....As it turns out...
Via FatManWriting
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

How Come Florida State is Not Getting Investigated by the NCAA?

Florida State quarterback/closer Jameis Winston has already completed his community service for stealing crab legs from a local grocery store. Since he has there is no reason to believe that this little blip on the off-season scandal radar will become just a memory in the days to come.But why? Shouldn't the NCAA be investigating Florida State?On the surface, Winston's crab...
Via FatManWriting
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcellus Wiley Claims Jameis Winston Took The Fall For Stolen Crab Legs Incident, Suggests That FSU Players Have Done It For Years

Photo Credit: Jameis-Winston-Fans/Facebook Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cited earlier this week for stealing crab legs at a Publix Supermarket. The theft seemed hilarious at the time, but according to ESPN’s Marcellus Wiley, it appears that Florida State players have been taking free food from Publix for years. Jameis Winston's 'falling on the sword'...
Via Blog Surface
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Jameis Winston Falling On The Sword For FSU?

ESPN's Marcellus Wiley has opened a new narrative by suggesting that Jameis Winston is falling on the sword for FSU athletics.
Via Gamedayr
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

This Facebook Post From March Seems To Suggest This Wasn’t Jameis Winston’s First Free Seafood Dinner

On Wednesday, news broke that Heisman Trophy-winning Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston received a citation for stealing crab legs from a local Publix Super Market. Today, former NFL player and current ESPN host Marcellus Wiley asserted that this Publix has been “taking care of players for years”, a claim that was backed up by Sun-Sentinel writer Omar Kelly. Portland Trail...
Via College Spun
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. McCollum Doesn’t Believe Jameis Winston, Florida State: “Every School Has A Place To Eat 4 Free”

Earlier today, former NFL linebacker and current ESPN personality Marcellus Wiley came to the defense of Jameis Winston. Florida State’s Heisman trophy winning quarterback was cited April 30 for stealing crab legs and crayfish from Publix, a Tallahassee grocery store. Wiley, though, said Winston was “falling on his sword” for the university, claiming that Florida State athletes...
Via College Spun
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcellus Wiley Believes Jameis Winston Is “Falling On The Sword” For FSU Players And “Higher Ups” With Publix Crab Legs Story

If you thought the “Jameis Winston stole crab legs from a Publix” story that blew up the internet yesterday was done, you were wrong. Today, we’ve already have one grocery store troll Winston (and use his Heisman-winning name to promote their crab legs), and now a former Pro Bowler has launched a bit of a conspiracy theory on Twitter. ESPN personality Marcellus Wiley took to...
Via College Spun
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Speaks Out – WWE Network & WrestleMania

Credit: Dave Whitaker and Pwinsider.com Hulk Hogan was on ESPN2′s SportsNation Wednesday. He was on for two segments Max Kellerman asked who was bigger in wrestling than Hogan. Hogan said Andre The Giant. When Kellerman mentioned Hogan slamming Andre, he rsponded that was a long time ago. Hogan mentioned being in the ring with John Cena and Arnold Schwartzenegger and said it (Hulkamania...
Via WZR Online
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny ‘The Jet’ Smith Schools Marcellus Wiley in Pop-A-Shot, Then Teaches Him How to Shoot

It’s not everyday you get to watch two former professional athletes play sports against one another, though this is just a small basketball game. On Tuesday, Kenny Smith visited SportsNation and played one of its hosts, former Buffalo Bill Marcellus Wiley, in Pop-A-Shot, beating him 43-33. He then took to teaching Wiley how to properly shoot, who was profusely sweating throughout...
Via Diehardsport
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot 100: Charissa Thompson Photos

No. 12: Charissa Thompson Charissa Thompson has made appearances on many sports networks, including ESPN, Fox Sports Net, Versus, and The Big Ten Network. She is most famous for co-hosting SportsNation with Marcellus Wiley, and you can find her these days at Fox Sports 1.  Next On The Hot 100: Meghan Hardin >>>  More Photos Of Charissa Thompson (2/10) >>> Twitter/@CharissaT
Via College Spun
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2 Chainz Says Rappers Can Sell More Sneakers Than Athletes (Video)

Rapper 2 Chainz made an appearance on ESPN’s Sports Nation yesterday and was very candid regarding his stance on musicians signing large-brand sneaker deals. This conversation sparked a few days ago with Kanye’s departure of Nike for Adidas and Drake’s deal with Jordan Brand. There was also an article on TheShoeGame.com that really touched on the new rapper/sneaker dynamic...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant names his all-time starting five, leaves out LeBron James

During an interview with ESPN2′s SportsNation show, Kevin Durant revealed his all-time NBA, starting five lineup. Hosts Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley asked him a plethora of interesting questions, but the starting five answer was the most interesting. The usual suspects were all there with Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, but Durant went with a big front court...
Via Pass The Pill
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Max Kellerman new full time co-host of SportsNation

With Charissa Thompson leaving ESPN for Fox, Bristol needs a new co-host for SportsNation, a show which has seen quite a bit of turnover since the days of Colin Cowherd and Michelle Beadle.  Marcellus Wiley has been entrenched as one co-host and now comes word today from ESPN PR's Mike Soltys that his ESPN LA radio partner and former Around the Horn host Max Kellerman will join...
Via Awful Announcing
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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