Vikings DT files suit against police for excessive use of force

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson has filed a lawsuit in U.S District Court in Minneapolis against two police officers from the city he accused of using excessive force against him in connection with Johnson’s arrest in October of 2014. Johnson accused off-duty officers John LaLuzerne and Patrick McCarver of unreasonable seizure, false arrest and use of excessive...
Via The Comeback
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaq 'super jealous' of Kobe for at least one reason

For someone so boisterous, so dominant and so physically imposing, Shaquille O’Neal’s NBA career ended with a whimper. The same can’t be said for Kobe Bryant, whose farewell tour this season has captivated fans everywhere. Shaq, who retired almost five years ago, can’t help but be a bit envious of his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate. “I’m super jealous. I wanted...
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tomlinson: Kaepernick will be locker room problem for 49ers

With Colin Kaepernick likely to stay in San Francisco for the time being, will he be an issue in the locker room? One former NFL star believes the answer is yes. Both LaDainian Tomlinson and former 49ers fullback Michael Robinson believe that Kaepernick’s presence in the locker room will cause problems for the 49ers. “He shows up, and no I wouldn’t take a pay cut, I got ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: NFL ditching rookie symposium, teams responsible

In a strange move that could portent unintended negative consequences, the NFL has reportedly ditched its rookie symposium, per Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer. NFL ditching rookie symposium in favor of new program hosted by each individual team that will include all rookies, not just draft picks. — Paul Dehner Jr. (@pauldehnerjr) April 5, 2016 Using it as way...
Via Sportsnaut
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer responds to recruit's claim he was treated 'like crap'

In an interview with SEC Country, Kentucky 2016 four-star offensive lineman commit Landon Young said he was treated “like crap” by Ohio State.  Meyer responded to recruit’s comments.  The Wildcats’ pledge said “I had gone up to camp there, and they had treated me like a piece of meat, just treated me like crap.” You can read his full comments here.  Urban Meyer...
Via College Spun
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers is ‘happy’ that Kobe Bryant is retiring

Doc Rivers isn’t going to miss Kobe Bryant when he’s gone. The head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers was asked about Bryant’s retirement at the end of this season and said he’s happy that the Black Mamba is calling it quits. “I’ll be very happy when Kobe retires,” Rivers told the Long Beach Press-Telegram ahead of back-to-back games against the Los Angeles Lakers...
Via The Sports Daily
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders expected to sign S Reggie Nelson

The Oakland Raiders may soon address one of their biggest weaknesses with arguably the best free agent still available on the market. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Raiders are expected to sign safety Reggie Nelson, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals. Nelson, 32, led the NFL in interceptions last season. He made his first Pro Bowl, while also being named...
Via The Sports Daily
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel grand jury ends without hearing case

Without giving any explanation as to why it happened, the grand jury assigned by the Dallas police to look into Johnny Manziel’s domestic assault case has ended without ever hearing the case, per Jack Douglas of CBS 11 News. “The case was ‘rescheduled,” and will ‘probably’ be heard by a new grand jury, said Brittany Dunn, spokeswoman for the Dallas County District...
Via Sportsnaut
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Warren Moon hopes Kaepernick doesn’t blow it with Broncos

Reports surfacing Monday indicated that Colin Kaepernick is refusing to take a pay cut that would effectuate his trade from the San Francisco 49ers to the Denver Broncos. While the veracity of those reports have been called into question with indications that trade discussions between the teams are still on, Hall of Famer Warren Moon has stated he’s worried that Kaepernick is...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Hale rips media for hyping up D-Backs' Opening Day

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale is unhappy with how the media “hyped up” the team and Opening Day ahead of the season and he tore into them following Monday’s 10-5 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Hale asserted that the team's newsworthy offseason caused the media to make too much of Opening Day, at least from his perspective. Dbacks manager Chip Hale didn't seem...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal: Dwight Howard should go back to Magic

From one former Orlando Magic big man to another, Shaquille O’Neal thinks Dwight Howard would be smart to return to the team that drafted him. Howard has been rumored to be interested in a return to Orlando. His current tenure with the Houston Rockets has been rocky, to say the least, and he’s not currently in a position to make the most of his waning talents. Shaq, who has...
Via Sportsnaut
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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