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

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

By Josh Wolford 4 hours ago

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 …

Adrian Peterson Banned from Team Activities

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 …

Twitter Launches New NFL Games Timelines Twitter Launches New NFL Games Timelines

Twitter wants you to run to Twitter when something big is happening on TV, and have been pushing that coveted ‘second-screen’ experience for years. Today, Twitter has furthered that goal by creating new NFL-specific timelines so fans can stay up-to-date …

Wes Welker Talks Four-Game Suspension

Everyone was shocked to find out that Wes Welker received a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancement policy. Welker said that he was just as surprised as everyone else and released a statement about the suspension. “I’m as shocked …

Ex-Ravens OL Jensen Treated for Severe Sleep Apnea

Not long before being cut from the Baltimore Ravens roster on Saturday, offensive lineman Ryan Jensen was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea, a disorder which can be life-threatening, if left untreated. Jensen was picked up by the Ravens in the …

Danica Patrick Gears Up For the Oral-B USA 500

Hot off of her 27th-place finish in the Irwin Tools Night Race last weekend at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Danica Patrick is now preparing for a big Labor Day weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Instead of one last 2014 …

Althea Gibson Honored With Google Doodle On Birthday Althea Gibson Honored With Google Doodle On Birthday

Althea Gibson is the subject of a new Google Doodle currently gracing the search engine’s homepage in the U.S. The tennis legend was born on this day in 1927. Gibson was the first black athlete to play international tennis, and …

Ronda Rousey Nervous About Fight With Gina Carano?

Ronda Rousey probably doesn’t shake in her boots too terribly often, but when she speaks of her next fight, things are a little different. Gina Carano will be her opponent, and according to Rousey, she will be a formidable one. …

Elin Nordegren Splits With Billionaire Boyfriend

Elin Nordegren is back on the market. The 34-year-old Swedish beauty and her billionaire beau, Chris Cline, have parted ways after dating for one year. Nordegren began dating Cline, 20 years her senior, back in March 2013. Rumor has it …

Hope Solo Faces Six-Month Jail Sentence

Seattle Reign FC goal-keeper Hope Solo appeared in court in Kirkland, WA, on Monday, asking for the dismissal of the fourth-degree domestic violence case against her through a motion filed by her lawyer. Her lawyer also asked that the court …

Caroline Wozniacki Break-Up Key to McIlroy’s Success

On Sunday, Rory McIlroy sealed a fantastic stretch of golf over the past three months by winning the 2014 PGA Championship over a hard-charging Phil Mickelson. Unlike his previous win at the British Open, McIlroy faced great challenges during the …

Erin Andrews Critic Causes Major Losses For Entercom

Erin Andrews has caught some serious flack from many different directions after the announcement that she will be taking over Pam Oliver’s spot on the sidelines with Fox Sports. The move proved to be a controversial one, opening those in …

?Paulina Gretzky's Fiance Suspended From PGA Tour?

According to a report from Golf.com, Paulina Gretzky’s fiance, golfer Dustin Johnson, has been suspended from the PGA tour for six months. He has reportedly tested positive for cocaine. The golfer, who has been engaged to Paulina Gretzky since last …

NFL Players to Wear RFID for Real-Time Stat Tracking NFL Players to Wear RFID for Real-Time Stat Tracking

All you stats lovers out there are going to be pretty happy about this news. The NFL has just announced a partnership with Zebra Technologies that will allow the NFL to capture real-time player stats, for instance acceleration and distances. …

Gina Carano’s Return to UFC ‘Complicated’

Back in March, former professional mixed martial artist Gina Carano expressed that she was “very open” to returning to the MMA cage. Two weeks ago, UFC president Dana White stated with confidence that he expected to easily sign Carano to …

Miranda Cosgrove Stars In NFL Women’s Apparel Line

Nickelodeon star Miranda Cosgrove and former American Idol Jordin Sparks have signed on and joined forces for a new marketing campaign for the NFL Women’s Apparel Line. Football season is just around the corner, and the NFL has already started …

Tim Tebow Buys Home in Jacksonville

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow just purchased a $1.4 million home in Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida. The Heisman Trophy winner bought a five bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house located on Swilcan Bridge Lane from David and …