All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NFL’

Jon Gruden Is Not Coaching The Oakland Raiders Any Time Soon

With the Oakland Raiders looking for a new coach, eyes are beginning to turn towards Jon Gruden. Since his name comes up nearly every single time an NFL team (especially the Raiders) needs a coach, Gruden has prepared a response, which was published on the NFL website. “Well, I appreciate those seven or eight bloggers, I have seven or eight …

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NFL Blackout Rule Nixed by FCC, but Games Could Still Go Dark

The Federal Communications Commission has made a huge move, eliminating the sports blackout rules that have been in place for nearly four decades. The rules, which prohibited cable and satellite providers from airing sports events which were blacked out in local broadcast markets due to lack of stadium sellouts, will no longer be enforced by the Commission. But that doesn’t …

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NFL Picks Week 4: The Blowouts And Upsets Nobody Saw Coming

Kudos to whoever got their NFL picks right for Week 4, especially with the blowouts and upsets that took plays. This week’s NFL games featured perhaps some of the biggest surprises and most exciting games of the season. It also signals that we may be headed towards one of the most unpredictable season outcomes in a long time. If I …

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Scott Ross, USC All-American Linebacker, Dead at 45

Scott Ross, a former All-American linebacker and brief NFL player, has died. Ross was 45. Police say Ross was found dead in a car parked near a church. According to The University of Southern California, Ross died of heart failure. The LA Times says that although there were no signs of foul play at the scene, officials will await a …

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Rachel Bradshaw: Was Husband Rob Bironas’ Death Caused By Road Rage?

As the daughter of NFL legend Terry Bradshaw, Rachel Bradshaw seemed to have come full circle with her marriage to Rob Bironas earlier this year. However, the nightmare of the sudden death of the former Tennessee Titans kicker began for Bradshaw on Saturday night when her husband slammed into a ditch at around 11 PM on September 20. According to …

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Is Adrian Peterson’s 2014 Season Over? He Reportedly Doesn’t Think So

Adrian Peterson may be done for the 2014 NFL season. However, he reportedly hasn’t come to grips with the strong possibility that he may not play again this season and his career in the NFL is now uncertain. According to ESPN, Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is quite “bleak.” NFL commentator Chris Mortensen has even predicted that his future with the Vikings …

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Terry Bradshaw’s Son-In-Law Rob Bironas Dies In Road Accident

Terry Bradshaw was excused from Fox’s NFL coverage on Sunday to be with his daughter, Rachel, and family following the fatal road accident that took the life of his son-in-law, NFL kicker Rob Bironas. “Terry will not appear on today’s edition of FOX NFL SUNDAY,” Fox’s vice president of communications Dan Bell wrote in a statement, in behalf of the …

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Hope Solo And The Media Spin Machine That Could

You know, as a long time association football fan and a woman, I can say that I actually knew who Hope Solo was prior to a couple of weeks ago. I also knew about her domestic violence charges and was appalled that she was allowed to continue to represent the United States as part of the women’s national soccer team. …

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Jon Stewart NFL Rant A Thing Of Epic Beauty

It can be hard to inject humor the right way into topics that are gravely serious. Somehow Jon Stewart manages to do this, and do it better than most. On Wednesday, Stewart put the embattled NFL organization on blast during a segment of his popular Comedy Central program The Daily Show. “The National Football League used to have a good …

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Ray McDonald Arrested As NFL Works To Repair Image

The events of the past few weeks have shined a rather uncomfortable light on both the National Football League and all sports fans. Many fans find themselves forced to review how highly they prioritize being entertained by people worshiped as heroes and demigods. They have also confronted the reality that these individuals are human and often fallible. Sometimes these players …

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Adrian Peterson Banned from Team Activities as Vikings Reverse Course

Just a couple of days after announcing plans to reinstate star running back Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course. Peterson has been placed on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which will bar him from all team activities until further notice. The Vikings say this will allow Peterson to “take care of his personal situation until the legal proceedings are …

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Madden NFL 15: Ray Rice Has Been Removed from Game

The hits just keep coming for former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Following the Ravens terminating his contract and receiving an indefinite suspension from the NFL, Rice has now been booted from Madden NFL 15. The Ray Rice hoopla started just a week ago when TMZ released footage of the elevator altercation involving Rice and his then fiancee Janay …

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