All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NFL’

Adrian Peterson Loses Nike Sponsorship Following Plea

Nike has ditched Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. “Adrian Peterson is no longer a Nike athlete,” said a Nike spokesperson in a very brief statement. Peterson’s Nike deal was already suspended, following the star’s indictment. In September, a grand jury indicted Peterson on felony charges of reckless injury to a child. Police accused Peterson of injuring his four-year-old son …

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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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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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Beats Headphones and The NFL’s Failure To Learn From The ‘Streisand Effect’

Beats by Dre is the unarguable winner of the NFL’s decision to fine players for wearing non-sponsored headphones. This fact becomes more and more apparent with each passing day. It doesn’t matter if San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses tape to cover the distinct Beats logo. The headphones’ have enjoyed a great deal of free publicity. The kicker? Much …

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Mariska Hargitay Directs Anti- Domestic Violence PSA

Mariska Hargitay, the star of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, recently directed a new anti-domestic violence PSA and recruited some of the top NFL players to assist. Eli Manning, Mark Herzlich, Antonio Gates, and James Trash were among those chosen to help Mariska with her newest PSA for her organization The Joyful Heart Foundation. The foundation’s new series for …

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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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Colin Kaepernick Fined $10K for Wearing Pink Beats by Dre Headphones

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Thursday that he was fined $10,000 by the NFL for wearing pink ”Beats by Dre” headphones during interviews following the Nov. 5 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The NFL has a contract with Bose, so Kaepernick is prohibited from wearing the Beats headphones in any public appearance. The league’s rules supersede an …

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Beats Headphones Fine: Should Kaepernick Be Forced To Wear Sponsor’s Headphones?

Beats headphones or Bose headphones? This is a choice that many of us can make freely. Unless of course you happen to be a professional athlete. Then you may find yourself tangled up in the ridiculous web of greed that involves sport sponsors. Ladies and gentlemen, we live in a world where an athlete’s choice of underwear can get them …

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Colin Kaepernick Fined for Wearing Beats Headphones

It looks like we have our first victim of the NFL’s Beats by Dre headphones ban. The NFL has fined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick $10,000 for donning a pair of pink Beats headphones at his post-game press conference on Sunday. #49ers QB Colin Kaepernick still rocking Beats by Dre headphones after beating #KCChiefs pic.twitter.com/A5Hh4uVaWn — Paul Gutierrez (@PGutierrezESPN) …

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Ray Rice Is Reportedly Set To Meet With NFL And NFLPA Investigators

Sources of The Baltimore Sun have revealed that Ray Rice will be meeting with NFL investigator Robert Mueller III and NFL Players Association investigator Richard Craig Smith soon. Rice will reportedly be bringing his wife Janay and defense attorney Michael Diamondstein with him during the meetings, for which dates have not yet been set. The meetings are meant to ensure …

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Dallas Cowboys Dream Start: Is “America’s Team” Back?

How bout them Cowboys? A four-game winning streak on the back of one of the most embarrassing season openers in football history is not what many people anticipated. And yet the Cowboys seem determined to ram the words of naysayers back down their throats. The quest continued Sunday as they fended off the Houston Texans. If any team in the …

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