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Former Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher had CTE at time of murder-suicide

Former Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, and then killed himself at the Chiefs practice facility in December of 2012. A year later, Belcher’s mother, Cheryl Shepard had his body exhumed so an autopsy could be performed to see if he was suffering from CTE at the time of his death. CTE or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, is a neurological...
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Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah flagged for praying after pick 6 play

The NFL was dubbed the “No fun league” by pundits long ago. We know that generally, touchdown celebrations are frowned upon. But, what if you just got a pick 6 and wanted to give thanks to your religious source. Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah celebrated his interception return for a touchdown, by going to his knees in prayer. Abdullah was penalized for “unsportsmanlike...
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Oakland Raiders fire head coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders were recently named as the franchise players least wanted to play for. I can list the reasons for them; an old stadium, no clear leadership and now, no head coach. The Raiders are 0-4 as their loss on Sunday to the Miami Dolphins 38-14 in London. Head coach Dennis Allen was told over the phone that he was fired. It probably seemed like a bit of deja vu...
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NBA Media Day fashion faux pas – LeBron, Martell Webster & Chris Douglas-Roberts

It is officially one of my favorite times of year! NBA training camps are open, the NFL is in full swing and its FALL! Boots, sweaters and layers! Monday was media day for most teams – the exception, teams that will head overseas for preseason games. Media day is like the first day of school. We get to see everyone’s new outfits, summer transformations and teams are filled with...
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Week 4 NFL Recap: Steve Smith, Snoop Dogg, Dem Boys & more

These were my favorite moments from NFL week 4: Houston Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt’s 80-yard pick-six. Texans beat the Bills 23-17. The Chicago Bears collapsed on Sunday. The momentum killer came at the end of the second quarter as the clock was expiring for halftime. Tight end Martellus Bennett just couldn’t get the ball across the goal against Green Bay’s defense...
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Nets Deron Williams responds to Kobe Bryant shooting critique

Kobe Bryant has always been extremely outspoken. Over the summer in a feature on the black mamba in Sports Illustrated, Bryant referenced Deron Williams’ 0-9 game against the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. It was the worst shooting performance of Williams’ career. Bryant said Williams, who dealt with ankle injuries all of last season...
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LeBron James on talking to his sons about Ray Rice incident

In a recent interview with CNN”s Rachel Nichols, LeBron James discussed several of the hot button issues in sports and society today including; the Ray Rice incident, Atlanta Hawks’ GM Danny Ferry’s remarks and fatherhood. On what he told his sons about the Ray Rice incident: “I left it as simple as this: ‘Never put your hand on a woman. Never put your hand on a classmate...
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with UT head coach Charlie Strong to discuss “Core Values”

The NFL has an image problem right now and is seeking help in varied places. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Executive VP of Football Operations, Troy Vincent met with University of Texas Longhorn’s coach, Charlie Strong on Sunday morning. Strong, known as a non-nonsense coach in the college ranks has dismissed nine players for failing to uphold his “Core Values” system...
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Ravens’ Steve Smith scores 2 TD’s in 1st half against his old Panthers team

Whenever an athlete moves on from one team to the next, no matter the reason, when he returns to face off against his old team, he wants to have a statement game. During the offseason, the Carolina Panthers released wide receiver Steve Smith. Smith was picked up by Panthers and he’s showing out in his return to Carolina. In the first half, Smith has 122 yards on five catches and...
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SNL Spoofs NFL’s Image Issues

You knew it was just a matter of time before the NFL’s recent image crisis was spoofed somewhere. Comedy Central’s “South Park” recently took a swing at the Washington Redskins name controversy, and now SNL is taking on the alleged cover-up by the Ravens, Adrian Peterson and more. Keenan Thompson is appearing as Ray Lewis, Jay Pharoah as Shannon Sharpe and Chris Pratt...
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Lakers Nick Young gives you a dose of poetry

Lakers Nick “Swaggy P” Young was in the gym Friday putting in work before training camp opens this week. He decided to end his session with a Friday night poetry slam for the viewers of his Instagram.   Your love Is like a banner I just wanna touch it I can’t reach it So I fly Into your heart Is that a haiku? I like that he dropped banner in there, Lakers have...
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Antoine Walker plans to write book on how he blew $110 million

For quite sometime, we’ve heard the stories surrounding former NBA player Antoine Walker, and his cautionary tale of blowing through $100 million. Recently the story of how Walker lost all that money was turned into a documentary, “Gone in an Instant.” Walker held a screening for the doc in LA last week – Random side note, one of the producers on the project is ex-NFL player...
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Luol Deng doesn’t believe Hawks GM Danny Ferry is racist

The Miami Heat kicked off their media day on Friday. Newly minted Heat forward Luol Deng commanded a lot of media attention. The question on everyone’s mind, what were his thoughts on the situation with estranged Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry. Ferry made inappropriate comments regarding Deng during a Hawks conference call regarding free agents last June. He’s now on leave from...
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LeBron James said weight loss had nothing to do with basketball

Friday marked my favorite part of Fall, media day in the NBA. Most teams will open up NBA training camps next week, but a few started earlier because of preseason games taking place outside the USA. One of those teams happens to be the Cleveland Cavaliers. Obviously Cavs fans are excited about the return of King James to his home state. Over the summer, LeBron dropped some weight...
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JSJ NFL Fan Spotlight: Robin from Chicago Reps Bears

This season I’m showcasing YOU and how you rep your team! if you want to be featured e-mail me. Deets at end of the post! Name: Robin Young Location: Chicago Team: Chicago Bears Instagram: @ballertainment I am a sports fan because of my paternal grandmother, but I became a Bears fan in the eighties and by the time they won the Super Bowl in ’85, I was faithful and hooked. ...
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Anonymous law enforcement official confirms he sent Ray Rice video to NFL security chief

You already knew someone was going to have to take the fall for the NFL in the Ray Rice saga. Looks as if that person might be NFL security chief Jeffery Miller. The anonymous law enforcement official who claimed he sent the Ray Rice elevator video to the NFL, has confirmed he sent the package to Miller. The official could not confirm that Miller ever watched the video, but...
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Celtics’ Rajon Rondo has surgery to repair broken hand

The injury bug seems to have a firm grasp on Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. The 28-year-old slipped in the shower on Thursday and broke his left hand. The team announced that he had surgery on Friday and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. NBA training camps open next week – with the exception to teams that have preseason games abroad, those camps opened today...
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Fashion Glance: Floyd Mayweather Jr. rocks riding boots

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in Paris for Fashion Week. He was spotted out in about with an interesting ensemble that featured knee high riding boots. Feeling the look, or nah? Floyd also posted a photo to Instagram of himself and new young lady. He made sure to name check the brands that they’re both wearing. Fashion Week in Paris, France. The style is international. #crocodilebirkinbag...
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Bengals’ Devon Still pre-surgery pep talk to his 4-year-old daughter Leah

Earlier this month, we heard the story of Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still and his four-year-old daughter, Leah, who’s suffering from a pediatric cancer called neuroblastoma . Still was a member of the Bengals practice squad who was kept by the team so that he could afford the health insurance needed for the treatments for his daughter’s illness. The team moved...
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Hornets Jeff Taylor arrested for domestic assault

Another professional athlete has been arrested for domestic violence. 25 year old Jeff Taylor of the Charlotte Hornets was arrested early Thursday morning at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place. Taylor was charged with one count of domestic assault, assault and malicious destruction of property. His bond was set at $5,000. Adam Silver has recently announced the NBA is...
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ESPN Suspendes Bill Simmons Over Comments Made About NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

ESPN has suspended NBA analyst and Grantland creator Bill Simmons over his opinionated remarks about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Simmons has been suspended for three weeks after calling Goodell a liar on his B.S. Report podcast earlier this week. Simmons appeared to be calling out his bosses during his commentary. ESPN are media partners for the NFL. “I really hope somebody...
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Eric Bledsoe Signs 5-Year-$70 Million Deal With Phoenix Suns

Congratulations to Eric Bledsoe. The point guard re-upped with Phoenix Suns on Wednesday for five-years-$70 million. Bledsoe and the Suns have been at a standstill all summer but finally came to terms. He and his agent Rich Paul flew into Phoenix to sign the deal and make it official.
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Survivor’s Remorse Screening Brings out LeBron James, Drake, YG, Young Jeezy & More

On Tuesday night in Beverly Hills, LeBron James and Maverick Carter along with Starz premiered the first two episodes of  their basketball-related comedy, Survivor’s Remorse. The show premieres October 4th on the network and centers on professional basketball star Cam Calloway (Jessie T. Usher) and his family after he signs a huge contract with Atlanta. The first two episodes...
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Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne Back With Team After Skipping Practice

Someone isn’t happy a happy camper on the current Dallas Cowboys. Cornerback, Morris Claiborne was recently reminded that these ho*s ain’t loyal. On Monday, Morris stormed off from the practice facility after finding out that lost his starting spot to teammate, Orlando Scandrick. Scandrick was just reinstated over the weekend after missing the first two games of the NFL season...
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Derrick Rose Donates $1 million to Chicago After-School Program

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is giving back to the people of Chicago. Rose has announced he’ll be donating $1 million to After School Matters, a Chicago-based non-profit that organizes after-school programs for teens. “To have a strong community of people who believe in your potential can make all the difference in the world,” said Rose, a native of Englewood, who is...
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