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100 More Ex-NFL Players File Lawsuits Against The League For Concussion Cover Ups

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More than 100 former NFL players have added their names to the growing list of former NFL’ers filing a federal lawsuit in Atlanta claiming that the NFL “repeatedly refuted the connection between concussions and brain injury.” The plaintiffs in the lawsuit include former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson, former Georgia star Lindsey Scott and veteran quarterback Don Majkowski. They are among more than 1,000 former NFL players suing the…

COOL: A Bra That Can Monitor Patients With Built-In GPS Locator And Tell Your Doctor If Your Having A Heart Attack And Where To Send Ambulance

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  Scientists have created an ‘e-bra’ that could help doctors monitor sick female patients anywhere in the world. The bra has integrated sensors that measures vital health signals and uploads the information to a wireless network such as Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, which the patient and their doctor can then access. It was developed by a team of engineers at the University of Arkansas who combined nanotextiles and smartphone technology. They…

Usain Bolt, Worlds Fastest Man Under Attack For Having “WWS” White Woman Syndrome

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The world’s fastest man has been dating fashion designer Lubica Slovak for six months and the relationship is described as ‘very serious’. A friend of 28-year-old Miss Slovak declared: ‘Love has no race – it’s a heart to heart connection. But 25-year-old Bolt has come in for criticism from fellow black Jamaicans unhappy that he has chosen a white partner.  One online posting said: ‘Really now Usain! Some successful black…

Chris Bosh Returns to NY for Game 3 With Minutes To Spare After Wife Gives Birth

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I’m sure yesterday Heat fans were stirring in their seats wondering if Chris Bosh was going to join his team in Game 3 against the Knicks. The Baller rushed to Miami this Wednesday to be with his wife, Adrienne, as she went into labor with their first kid together and in a true display of dedication to family and career, Bosh arrived at Madison Square Garden about 30 minutes before…

Indiana Pacers Caught in Heated Altercation Outside Orlando Night Club

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Cops rushed in to break up a heated late night exchange between several members of the Indiana Pacers and a pack of angry clubgoers in Orlando early this morning … and the whole thing was caught on tape. At first glance, it seems like another instance of well-to-do, famous athletes going to bat over something  menial and jeopardizing their careers, but I’m happy to say this particular situation was handled…

NFL Team Signs Paralyzed Player

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Eric LeGrand’s football coach at Rutgers helped him emotionally in the months after his on-field paralysis. Now the coach is symbolically helping him realize his dream of making it to the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, now coached by ex-Rutgers coach Greg Schiano, announced Wednesday they’ve signed the former defensive tackle who was partially paralyzed in a 2010 game to their 90-man off-season roster. Schiano, who joined the Buccaneers this…

R.I.P Former NFL Charger Junior Seau Commits Suicide

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  Police received a 911 call about a gunshot and possible suicide at Seau’s Oceanside, Calif., residence around 10 a.m. PT, a dispatcher told the San Diego Union-Tribune. That publication too had confirmation of Seau’s death. “Junior was an icon not only in San Diego but throughout the nation. Of course this will affect a lot of people, not in the least the children and kids who look up to him,”…

Rajon Rondo Suspended for Bumping Referee

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Things are not looking good for the Boston Celtics these days. They lost Game 1 and All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for Game 2 of the first-round playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks after bumping an official in Sunday’s loss. Josh Smith scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks built a big lead early, then held on for an 83-74 victory over the…

Jordan Hill Charged With 3rd Degree Felony For Choking His Girlfriend

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  Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with choking his girlfriend of two years while he still played for Houston, and will have to make a court appearance there. KTRK in Houston was first to report that, according to court documents, the as-yet unnamed girlfriend told police Hill assaulted her on Feb. 29, choking her and causing bruises. KTRK says the girlfriend was in Houston to discuss the relationship’s…

Hill Harper: I’m Really Sad That Floyd Mayweather Isn’t Fighting Manny Pacquiao

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In our weekly “Love Of The Game” series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week New York Timesbest-selling author and ‘CSI: NY’ star Hill Harper shares his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather’s upcoming fight against Miguel Cotto. “I’m watching my man Floyd Mayweather coming up to fight on May 5th and I’m really sad that he’s not fighting Manny Pacquiao. That’s a fight that should’ve been…

Stephen A. Smith and ESPN Take Over Where KISS-FM Left Off in NYC

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New York City is losing a beloved R&B station, 98.7 Kiss-FM.  That signal is now going to be leased for sports, with ESPN being the buyer.  One of the personalities on the dial is going to be none other than Stephen A. Smith, a staple in the sports reporting community. ESPN New York is currently heard on 1050 AM, and is set to move to 98.7 on April 30.   It…

Michael Jordan’s Bobcats are the Worst Team in NBA History

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    Michael Jordan, one of the greatest NBA champions in history, now has a new distinction to add to his resume:  Running the worst team in NBA history.  The irony that Jordan’s NBA number was 23 was not lost when his Charlotte Bobcats lost their 23rd consecutive game. The Bobcats lost big to the New York Knicks, 104 – 84 and finished with the worst winning percentage in NBA…

Federal Government is Investigating NBA Players’ Union

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NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government is investigating the business practices of the NBA players’ association. The union confirmed Friday it has received a subpoena for documents from the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan and says it will cooperate with the investigation. The NBPA also said in a statement that it has appointed a special committee to oversee an internal inquiry, including a financial audit. Recent reports have questioned…

Delmon Young of the Detroit Tigers Apologizes After His Arrest

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NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Tigers left fielder Delmon Young apologized to his team and fans Friday, just before getting arraigned on a hate crime harassment charge for a fight at his hotel during which police say he yelled anti-Semitic epithets. Young posted a $5,000 bond at a brief hearing in Manhattan court and was released less than an hour before the Tigers’ game against the Yankees. He faces a…

Racist Tweets After Black NHL Wins Last Goal In Overtime

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  *Washington Capitals fans are still celebrating Joel Ward’s overtime goal last night to lift the team beyond the first round of the playoffs, but some salty fans of the opposing Boston Bruins reacted to the loss via racist comments about Ward on Twitter. Ward, a Canadian born to parents who emigrated from Barbados, got the puck past Boston goalie Tim Thomas during overtime in Game 7.