5 Athletes Who Have Struggled With Addiction

With the recent news of Josh Hamilton and his struggle with addiction, we realize he is not the first athlete to have dealt with addiction. Here are some other athletes who have faced addiction head on. Some have defeated it, some have not. Darryl Strawberry, Former MLB Player This former Major League outfielder has struggled with cocaine and alcohol abuse throughout his life. He...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin References Aaron Hernandez In Response To ‘StickumGate’

This embed is invalid" /> Jerry Rice’s peers aren’t too thrilled about the Hall of Famer’s Stickum confession. Rice recently admitted he used Stickum — a tacky substance banned by the NFL — during his illustrious career. But while Rice played the “everyone did it” card in his revelation, other former NFL wide receivers, including Michael...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin Responds to Jerry Rice Saying Everyone Cheated Back in the Day

Back in the 1990s two of the best wide receivers in the game were San Francisco 49ers superstar Jerry Rice and Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin. Recently Jerry Rice caused a bit of a controversy when he admitted to using stick'um during his playing days and tried to okay it by saying that everyone did back in his day.Irvin, being one of those receivers, took exception with...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin: I never used Stickum, so stop asking me

Jerry Rice admitting to using Stickum on his gloves during his Hall of Fame career has made everyone wonder who else has used the illegal spray. Fellow Hall of Fame wide receiver has been asked all week on Twitter and is tired of hearing about it.  "I love Jerry Rice, but that's what everybody says. 'Oh, everybody did it.' That's the oldest defense in the world," Irvin said on WFAN...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin used Aaron Hernandez as an example while talking about stickum

Hall of Fame WR Michael Irvin is known for speaking his mind about any issue that is brought to him. Sometimes we agree with him and sometimes we don’t. But what Irvin said today was a little uncomfortable to say the least. Irvin joined Evan Roberts of WFAN to discuss Jerry Rice saying everyone used stickum back when he was playing. Irvin strongly denied what Rice said, but then...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin Tells The Fire Al Golden Crowd To ‘Calm Their Asses Down’

Michael Irvin hit the radio to discuss the "Fire Al Golden" movement, and effectively told Miami fans to "calm their asses down."
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin: Cowboys should fear facing Giants' Beckham in future

Michael Irvin knows the Dallas Cowboys have one of the league's best wide receivers in Dez Bryant, but the Hall of Famer believes their NFC East rival has one just as good.  Irvin has seen the athleticism New York Giants' rookie Odell Beckham Jr. showed this season, and he got a look at it first-hand as a coach at the Pro Bowl last weekend.  "I was on the sideline with the Cowboys...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes great Michael Irvin: fans should “calm their asses down” about Al Golden; recruiting notes

Hurricanes great Michael Irvin has been a vocal supporter of UM coach Al Golden, citing the lengthy NCAA investigation that surfaced in his first season on the job. After the Canes went 6-7 in Golden’s fourth year, Irvin still believes that the coach deserves more time – at least one more year, he said – to get it right. At Super Bowl media day Tuesday, Irvin, now an NFL Network...
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January 28, 2015

Saints have good showing in Pro Bowl

If you missed the Pro Bowl last night, first of all congratulations. That’s what I’m here for. I suffered through it to give you a little recap since some of our boys were playing for the last time this season. Team Irvin won the game 32-28 meaning Jimmy Graham and Mark Ingram were on the winning side, while Drew Brees suffered through defeat. The winners walk away with $55,000...
Via The Saints Nation
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watt nabs defensive MVP; Team Irvin tops Team Carter in NFL Pro Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of football played at the Pro Bowl Sunday. Even in a game dominated by offense, J.J. Watt was the star. The Texans defensive end intercepted pass, recovered a fumble and led the crowd in dances during commercial breaks. Team Irvin defeated...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

I Still Hate The Pro Bowl ... Just Not As Much

Look, I've made no bones about the fact that I wish the Pro Bowl would go away.  The football is weak, the players have either been sitting for a month or just come off a tough playoff loss so they aren't in to it.  If it went away, I wouldn't care.However, the NFL still has it on life support and ... well, I'm coming around to some of the ideas.  It could still go away for all...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin Shows His Allegiance to Dallas Cowboys in Pro Bowl Draft

Former Dallas Cowboy Michael Irvin (left) discusses his Pro Bowl draft strategy with player captain and current Dallas Cowboys running back, DeMarco Murray (right).Photo courtesy of David J. Phillip/AP Photo   In three short hours, the 2015 Pro Bowl will kick off in University of Phoenix Stadium, the home of Super Bowl XLIX. Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver and alumni team captain...
Via The Sports Journal
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Irvin enrolls in classes; newcomer expected to fit in Auburn defense 'right off the bat'

Irvin is the eighth early enrollee of the spring at Auburn, which begins spring practices in March. The nephew of former Dallas Cowboys All-Star Michael Irvin could contribute immediately, says Gus Malzahn.
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January 23, 2015

Browns Pro Bowlers early selections in team drafts

While the Cleveland Browns were yet again left out of the NFL’s end-of-season tournament for all the marbles, they’re showing yet again that they have premium talent at non-quarterback positions. In what could be viewed as a concession that the Pro Bowl is a farce, the NFL stopped dividing the Pro Bowl teams into AFC and NFC rosters, instead letting prominent players coach and...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Brees on “Team Carter”, Graham and Ingram on “Team Irvin”

If you’re curious about the Pro Bowl rosters you can check out Team Carter and Team Irvin. Brees won’t be throwing a touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham this year because they are on opposing teams. Ingram is on Graham’s team as well, drafted by Michael Irvin.
Via The Saints Nation
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts' Luck, Cowboys' Romo top picks in draft for Pro Bowl

PHOENIX (AP) Like sandlot players when they were kids, Hall of Famers Chris Carter and Michael Irvin chose sides on Wednesday night. This time, they were drafting some of the best football players in the game for Team Carter and Team Irvin in their Pro Bowl matchup on Sunday. Quarterback Andrew Luck of Indianapolis went No. 1 to Team Carter. Irvin chose Dallas Cowboys quarterback...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Bowl Uniforms Unveiled, Retain Neon Theme (Photos)

If you hated the neon-colored uniforms players sported during the 2014 Pro Bowl and hoped for a return of the classic red, white and blue … well, you’re out of luck. Nike unveiled Wednesday the new duds for the 2015 installment of the NFL’s All-Star game, and they bear a strong resemblance to the ones worn last January. Once again, players from both conferences will be thrown...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Would you participate in the 2015 Pro Bowl if you were selected?

We're up to our 13th pick at quarterback for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Would you participate in the Pro Bowl if you were selected for it? The post QOTD: Would You Participate In The 2015 Pro Bowl If You Were Selected? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Bowl: Michael Irvin, Cris Carter hope to steal the show

PHOENIX -- A grand ballroom in the Arizona Biltmore looked more like a television studio set. An array of lights, a boom camera and plenty of NFL personnel made for an showy opening Pro Bowl press conference on Tuesday. Pro Bowl alumni captains, former NFL stars Cris Carter and Michael Irvin, introduced their co-captains and drafted their player captains in front of a small media...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Auburn commitment Tim Irvin flashes a wad of cash shortly after flipping from Texas

Irvin is the nephew of former Dallas Cowboys great Michael Irvin.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
January 20, 2015

Michael Irvin Hides No Biased As Cowboys Come Out Of The Tunnel

Michael Irvin still loves his Dallas Cowboys and he really doesn't care who knows it.
Via Gamedayr
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin Stars in a Special 'Finish the Fight' Hype Video for the Dallas Cowboys

For the last few weeks the Dallas Cowboys have been all about their motto--finish the fight. They actually did so in the regular season in a fashion that made the fans very excited for the post season. So excited that they couldn't wait to get in to the stadium for the game once the gates opened.Those that were not excited enough to run in probably were after they saw the special...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. Ties Michael Irvin’s NFL Receiving Record

Odell Beckham Jr. tied Michael Irvin's NFL record of games in a row with at least 90 yards receiving.
Via Gamedayr
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What the Hell is Michael Irvin Doing?

I get it. The pregame show is kind of dry; a little dull even. So you wear a hat that most of us would only wear outdoors when it's cold and howl at the moon. Yeah, we are watching now, but only because we are wondering what the hell you are doing man.Has it really come to this Michael? Come on son.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Irvin and Cris Carter fight over Antonio Brown

(Credit: www.all22breakdown.com)   Former NFL receivers Michael Irvin and Cris Carter are picking this year’s Pro Bowl rosters. Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown appeared on ‘NFL Total Access’ to talk about the great season he’s having and being selected to the Pro Bowl. Carter and Irvin then got in a little argument over who was going to select Brown, and both...
Via Down and Distance
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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