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Anheuser-Busch Issues Statement Regarding NFL’s DV Issue

The NFL has yet to lose any major sponsors, but one of the larger corporate sponsors of the league has voiced its displeasure. Anheuser-Busch, the NFL’s major beer sponsor, has spoken out about the domestic violence issue in the NFL, and the leagues overall handling of it. NFL beer sponsor, Anheuser-Busch, issues strong statement pic.twitter.com/HybXHjymDr — darren rovell (@darrenrovell...
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Nike Preparing To Drop Adrian Peterson?

Nike and its reps may be preparing to part ways with Adrian Peterson in lieu of his recent child abuse allegations. Reports out of the Twin-Cities say Nike stores across the city are pulling the running backs merchandise from the shelves. An eye-opening development: Nike stores in Twin Cities have pulled all Adrian Peterson merch from shelves. Nike. — Jon Krawczynski (@APkrawczynski...
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Jalen Rose Says Chris Webber Owes Fab 5 an Apology

In a recent interview, Jalen Rose spoke about Fab 5 member Chris Webber, who was noticeably missing from the popular 30 for 30 documentary on the group, saying that he needs to apologize to his teammates and the university for what happened. How do you feel about the new Fab Five documentary Chris Webber is going to do? JR: It’s not a legitimate documentary if the other four guys...
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MGM Grand Suing Clinton Portis Over Unpaid Debt

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis is being sued by the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas for over $10,000. is accused of not paying money owed since January of 2011. The MGM Grand Hotel sued Portis on Friday, in Clark County Court.The casino claims Portis got two “negotiable credit instruments known as markers,” worth more than $10,000, on Jan. 31, 2011....
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Darren Sharper Suing The Saints For $95k

Accused serial rapist and ex-NFL star Darren Sharper will need all the cash flow he can get. The former pro bowl safety is suing his former employer, the New Orleans Saints for an unpaid workers comp claim according to Nola. Darren Sharper is taking legal aim at the New Orleans Saints from his California jail cell, pressing on with a previously denied workers compensation claim...
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Minnesota Governor: Vikings Should Suspend Adrian Peterson

The governor of Minnesota is calling on the Vikings to suspend running back Adrian Peterson until his child abuse case is resolved.  Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Peterson — who admits that he whipped his son and caused cuts and bruises — should not be playing until the legal process has played itself out. from KARE 11: “It is an awful situation,” Dayton said in a statement...
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CBS Removes Rihanna From Thursday Night Football Opening Segment

CBS has reportedly decided to go in another direction and remove Rihanna from their Thursday Night Football opener after the R&B star blasted the network for removing her from the opener last week.  “Beginning this Thursday, we will be moving in a different direction with some elements of our Thursday Night Football open,” said CBS senior vice president of communications...
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Deron Williams Says His Ankles Finally Feel Good Again

Deron Williams had surgery, lost some weight and believes this will be his year. Williams told Tim Bontemps of the New York Post that his ankles finally feel good again and he’ll probably be a full participant in training camp for the first time in a couple of years.  Three months after undergoing surgery on both ankles, Deron Williams feels like a new man. “[Before the surgery...
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Rihanna Blasts CBS for Pulling Thursday Night Football Segment

In lieu of the Ray Rice domestic violence issues, CBS decided to pull Rihanna’s Thursday Night Football segment and air it this week instead. Rihanna lashed out on CBS via Twitter. CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? NO, **** you! Y'all are sad for penalizing me for this. — Rihanna (@rihanna) September 16, 2014 The audacity…...
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Report: NFL Could Intervene In Greg Hardy Case

As the Panthers struggle with the question of whether to let defensive end Greg Hardy play in the wake of his domestic violence case, Ian Rapoport is reporting that the NFL is discussing possibly intervening in the matter.  .@NFL officials are in discussions about intervening in the Greg Hardy situation, source says. Could be discipline, could be guidance — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
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Emmanuel Mudiay Signs With Under Armour

Former Prime Prep point guard and SMU commit Emmanuel Mudiay will have a full bank account to help make his adjustment to playing in China more comfortable. After deciding to bypass college and head overseas to play professionally, Mudiay signed with Under Armour on Monday according to reports.  Welcome to the @UnderArmour family Emmanuel Mudiay. The journey is only beginning. ...
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Redskins Cut Safety Baccari Rambo

With safety Brandon Meriweather back from his suspension, they needed to clear a roster spot. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the Redskins have cut safety Baccari Rambo. Redskins waived S Bacarri Rambo. Assume that was to make room for Brandon Meriweather. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 16, 2014 The Redskins chose Rambo in the sixth round last year out of...
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Greg Oden Reportedly Had Alcohol Issues While With the Heat

ESPN.com’s Heat Index did a wonderful piece on the perils of troubled NBA center Greg Oden.   Oden seems to have never recovered from the various knee injuries and the bust label placed up on him. According to reports, Oden’s struggles are centered around alcohol abuse. Per ESPN: “Every time Greg seems to be about to trend upward, something happens,” said James Jones, a...
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Report: Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015

Coming off an impressive showing in the FIBA World Cup of basketball, Warriors guard Klay Thompson is looking to cash in immediately. Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Failure to do so would lead to Thompson becoming an unrestricted free agent.   RealGM is reporting via agent Bill Duffy that Thompson wants a max deal, and...
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Eagles Rally In 2nd-Half For Second Straight Week To Beat Colts 30-27

Cory Parkey converted a 36-yard field goal as time expired to give the Philadelphia Eagles a come-from-behind victory for the second straight week in a 30-27 win over the Indianapolis Colts. The Eagles again rallied from a double-digit second half deficit to dump the Colts Monday night. The Eagles move to 2-0 with the victory while the Colts fall to 0-2. With the Colts leading 27...
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WATCH: Darren Sproles has big 51-yd screen pass

The New Orleans Saints loss is the Philadelphia Eagles gain.  Darren Sproles has been electric against the Colts and took this screen pass 51-yards to put the Eagles in position to take the lead over the Colts. h/t fansided
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Arkansas ST Player Plays Dead On Fake Punt Fail (Video)

I can’t stop laughing at this video.  Amid all the domestic violence issues going on in the NFL, this play from Arkansas State vs Miami made my year.  
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Vikings Say They Were Aware Of ’13 Allegation Against Peterson

In the lieu of another report regarding an abuse investigation against Adrian Peterson, Ian Rapoport is reporting that Vikings brass were aware of the allegations made in 2013 by the mother of another of the running backs sons. #Vikings say during their research, “We were made aware of an allegation from 2013 in which authorities took no action against Adrian.” — Ian Rapoport...
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Colts Jonathan Newsome With Nasty Crackback Block vs Eagles (Video)

Philadelphia Eagles Chris Polk never saw Jonathan Newsome coming.  Newsome is going to lose some money for the throat slash.
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Raddison Hotel Suspends Sponsorship Of Vikings Over Peterson

The loss of money and sponsors will definitely test the Viking loyalty to Adrian Peterson. Ashoka Moore is reporting that the Raddison Hotel has suspended its sponsorship of the Vikings in lieu of Peterson’s child abuse indictment and allegations. The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Vikings after Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. —...
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Adrian Peterson’s Lawyer Says 2nd Accusation Not True; A Year-Old

On the heels of a second allegation of abuse made against Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, his lawyer is speaking out, and call the report false. Ian Rapoport is reporting that he spoke to Peterson’s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, and he vehemently denied any such abuse occurred. Adrian Peterson’s lawyer Rusty Hardin tells me the latest accusations were made over a year ago. “No...
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Vikings Message Board Shuts Down Over Handling Of Adrian Peterson

VikingsMessageBoard.com, which has reportedly been in existence since 2005, has shut down in protest over the organizations handling of the Adrian Peterson abuse allegation.   Calling the teams handling of Peterson “cowardly.” the site has basically shut down existence after the a second allegation of abuse by Peterson towards one of his sons was revealed. Vikings Message Board...
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Raiders Sign WR Vincent Brown To 1-Year Deal

The Oakland Raiders have signed former Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown to a one-year deal. 1-year deal for Vincent Brown with the #Raiders, I'm told. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 15, 2014 Brown has caught 60 passes for 801 yards and three touchdowns in his NFL career, all with San Diego, which drafted him in the third round in 2011.
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Adrian Peterson Investigated in New Abuse Case of One of His Sons

Adrian Peterson has just had another child abuse charge placed upon him according to reports. #KHOU #ITEAM Adrian Peterson investigated for another abuse accusation involving another one of his sons. More at 6! pic.twitter.com/dH4tad2ovk — KHOU 11 News Houston (@KHOU) September 15, 2014
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Vince Young Being Sued for $700K Unpaid Loan

Vince Young may have a cushy new job at Texas, but the creditors are still chasing after the old money. Per TMZ- Young and his former financial adviser Ron Peoples are being sued by Triton Financial … which claims Young took out the loan in April 2011 (when he was still with the Tennessee Titans) and agreed to pay the WHOLE THING BACK in 5 short months. Young also agreed to pay...
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