All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Football’

Matthew McConaughey Wants The Redskins To Keep Name

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder does not want to change the team’s name despite pressure that many people feel that the name is racist and derogatory to Native Americans. Now, it looks like he has a supporter in Matthew McConaughey. The Academy Award winning actor recently sat down for an interview with GQ and talked about why he thinks the …

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Johnny Manziel Addresses Last Weekend’s Fight

Johnny Manziel finally addressed last Saturday’s incident, which involved a Browns fan getting into an altercation with the quarterback and members of his crew in the lobby of Manziel’s condo building. Maziel told reporters today from the Browns’ locker room that the man, Chris Gonos from Ohio, was “very intoxicated” and “very aggressive.” The former Heisman Trophy winner also contended …

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Julian Edelman Comments on 74-Yard Punt Return

While the New England Patriots were throttling the Detroit Lions Sunday in a 34-9 win, wide receiver Julian Edelman logged a 74-yard punt return, though the play was nullified after a referee threw a flag. Patriots safety Patrick Chung committed an illegal block above the waist, soon after Edelman received the kick near the Lions’ sideline. Edelman, who has the …

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6 Feet Of Snow: Bills Pay Fans To Shovel Stadium

Hey Buffalo Bills fans, want to see your team play the Jets this Sunday? If you do, you may have to pitch in to help clear snow from the stadium. There may be over six feet of snow on the ground come game time this weekend, but the Bills want to do everything possible to play the game at home. …

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Jaguars Player Tries to Use Gum as Currency

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz was arrested early Sunday morning after attempting to “purchase” several items at a grocery store at the Ocean Reef Suits in Miami Beach, Florida. Gratz was out of cash at the time, and decided to attempt to use bubble gum as legal tender. According to a Miami Beach Police Department report, a seemingly besotted Gratz …

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Jerry Jones’ Wife Gets Bumped Out Of First Class To Accommodate Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones found a solution to accommodate injured quarterback Tony Romo during a recent flight to London where the Cowboys will be facing the Jacksonville Jaguars: boot his wife Gene out of first class. The comments were made in jest, but Jones was truly concerned about Romo’s accommodations for the flight. The quarterback is currently suffering from …

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Hope Solo’s Domestic Violence Trial Set For January

At a brief court hearing on Tuesday, November 4, it was decided that soccer star Hope Solo’s trial for domestic abuse will be moved to January 6.  The trial, which was supposed to begin on November 17, was postponed after Judge Michael Lambo granted a motion for depositions of the two alleged victims: Solo’s sister and 17-year-old nephew. According to …

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Mia Hamm Appointed To Board Of Directors Of Italian Football Club Roma

Footballer Mia Hamm was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Italian club Roma, along with former National Hockey League player Cam Neely and former Disney board member Stanley Gold. Hamm was nominated by Roma shareholders on Monday, October 27, increasing American presence on the team’s board. Roma is also owned by Boston-born James Palotta, who took over …

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OJ Simpson Files Appeal in Nevada Court

Football hall of famer O.J. Simpson filed an appeal to be released from a Nevada prison Friday, where he has been serving a 33-year sentence, after being convicted of kidnapping and armed robbery stemming from an incident in a Las Vegas hotel in 2008. The case is now being reviewed by the Nevada Supreme Court. In September, 2007, Simpson, along …

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Johnny Manziel: Hoyer Has Fans Asking #JohnnyWho

Johnny Manziel is already among greats. Steve Young and Aaron Rodgers were two of the most dominant quarterbacks of the past thirty years and both had to wait in line to get their chance to start every Sunday in the NFL. That’s because they were both playing behind Hall of Fame talent in Joe Montana and Brett Favre. Brian Hoyer …

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Roddy White Takes His Share Of The Blame

The Atlanta Falcons are 2-4. They were embarrassed on their own field last week against the Chicago Bears, taking a 27-13 beating. When everything seems to go wrong on a team that is supposed to be a Super Bowl contender, many players and coaches must accept their share of the blame. Veteran wide receiver Roddy White is not about making …

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Herschel Walker Trade Sees 25th Anniversary This Week

This week is the 25th anniversary of the biggest trade that happened in the history of American football.  On October 12, 25 years ago, running back Herschel Walker was traded to the Minnesota Vikings by the Dallas Cowboys. The Walker trade led to the success of the Dallas Cowboys in the early 1990s, which has made it widely considered as …

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