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NFLPA Director Smith goes on offensive against NFL

Fresh off “independent” arbitrator Harold Henderson upholding the league’s suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the players association continues to throw shade at the NFL in a series of public remarks. NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith lashed out at the National Football League and Roger Goodell in a strongly-worded statement...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings fire head coach Mike Malone

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Mike Malone. The decision was apparently made after the team dropped a five-point decision to the lowly Detroit Pistons at home on Saturday night. Wojnarowski’s report goes on to tell us a story of an ownership group in Sacramento that failed to create cohesion between the coaching staff...
Via Sportsnaut
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson plans to play in 2015

It’s highly unlikely that Adrian Peterson will actually retire from football to pursue his dream of becoming an Olympic sprinter, despite recent reports that were circulating. The Minnesota Vikings running back plans to play in the NFL in 2015, according to a report from Pro Football Talk. Peterson will be filing a lawsuit as soon as Monday in an attempt to secure full reinstatement...
Via The Sports Daily
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Chris Christie and Jerry Jones together

Chris Christie celebrating with Jerry Jones in his suite at the Cowboys-Eagles game confused the hell out of Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kobe passes Jordan, gets standing ovation

Only a few moments ago, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant made history in Minneapolis, Minnesota by passing NBA legend Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list. Coming into tonight’s game against the Timberwolves, Kobe needed only eight points to pass the legendary Chicago Bulls star. In the second quarter of play, Bryant went to the free throw line to make history and...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Police union head calls Andrew Hawkins' shirt 'pathetic'

Here is what I know is pathetic. Two individuals, one who was a child are dead for no reason at all besides trigger happy cops shooting the kill because they stereotyped them as a threat. I find it pretty pathetic a man can get choked to death on the streets for selling cigarettes.   I find it pathetic someone publicly saying black athletes should just play their game and not...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals studied tape of Johnny Manziel against LSU

How were the Cincinnati Bengals able to dominate the Cleveland Browns on Sunday and force Johnny Manziel into such a terrible performance? They went back to his college career to find out his weakness. Though Manziel was great during his two years in college and won the Heisman Trophy, he was 0-2 in his career...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Smith has classic response to stamina question

  If there was a post-game quote Hall of Fame, Steve Smith would be on the first ballot.   The fiery Baltimore Ravens wide receiver has provided some gems over the course of his NFL career, and as we found out Sunday, he hasn’t changed one bit. Smith had been a bit under the weather in the week leading up to Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Naturally...
Via NESN.com
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama man charged with murder of Jakell Mitchell

Local authorities have arrested 22-year-old Alabama native Markale Hart and charged him with the murder of Jakell Mitchell, according to WSFA 12 News. Mitchell, an Auburn freshman on the football team, suffered multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday morning outside of an apartment complex near the school’s campus.. Hart’s mugshot has been released: Markale Hart, 22 years...
Via College Spun
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots used Dolphins' Week 1 quotes as motivation

The New England Patriots reportedly were reminded of their Week 1 loss to the Miami Dolphins wherever they turned in Foxboro this week.Patriots head coach Bill Belichick posted quotes from Dolphins players following Miami’s Week 1 win over New England in screens around the Gillette Stadium facility, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday. It’s unclear which quotes Belichick...
Via NESN.com
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos critical of Philip Rivers' attitude on the field

The Denver Broncos can wrap up the AFC West title and a playoff spot Sunday afternoon against the division-rival San Diego Chargers. As is the case with most teams around the NFL, it appears that the Broncos don’t like Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (via the Denver Post). A lot of quarterbacks usually don’t say much, but he’ll talk,” future hall of Famer DeMarcus...
Via Sportsnaut
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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