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NFL player’s daughter battling stage 4 cancer

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Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still decided earlier this summer he would be giving up his NFL career after his four-year-old daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. His daughter, Leah, was diagnosed with nueroblastoma on June 2, and Still decided his family came before his career. “When I found out, I told my family I was done. Done,” Still told Delaware Online. “I didn’t feel comfortable leaving my daughter while she’s going through this….

Stephen A. Smith’s sorry remarks on domestic violence

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Last Thursday, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended for two games by the NFLfollowing an offseason arrest. In May, Rice entered a pre-trial diversion program to avoid a trial and jail time for an altercation with his wife (at the time, she was his fiancé). The penalty was met with universal eye rolls and general outrage from NFL fans and non-fans alike. At best, Rice showed some horrible decision-making the night…

Things Just Got Way Worse For Leland Yee

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Indicted California state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) faces additional charges that he tried to extort several sports figures, according to a new grand jury indictmentfiled Thursday. Yee, who was arrested in March and has pleaded not guilty to eight charges of corruption, bribery and gun-trafficking, faces an additional three counts under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, a federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and civil action when acts…

Amazing: Cat saves boy from vicious dog attack

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If you’ve ever wondered if cats don’t love their owners, you have to see this video.  A little boy is riding along on his tricycle, not knowing that a dog was waiting around the other side of the car.  It’s hard to tell if the dog is being playful or trying to hurt the child, but we do know that he took a big bite out of the boy’s leg…

M.I.A. gives the middle finger during Superbowl Performance and the NFL wants her to pay millions

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As The Hollywood Reporter revealed last September, the NFL has been secretly pursuing M.I.A. in arbitration in the aftermath of Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012. During the event, watched by nearly 167 million TV households, the Sri Lankan singer-rapper extended her middle finger during a performance of “Give Me All Your Luvin’ ” M.I.A. wasn’t paid for the event as is the custom of the league. But nevertheless,…

Evelyn Lozada’s Ex-Husband Is Still Struggling

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By April Taylor Chad Johnson, who was formerly known as Chad Ochocinco during his time as an NFL wide receiver, appears to have avoided a financial pitfall by catching up the payments on an investment apartment that he is co-owner of in Miami, Florida.  This near miss should come as no surprise as he is not currently signed with an NFL team due to criminal charges related to issues with…

TMZ Falsely Accuses NFL Player of Being Homphobic: He Fires Back

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by Liku Zelleke TMZ, the popular celebrity news and gossip site, looks like it has been caught with its foot in its mouth. The site reported that Baltimore Ravens’ wide receiver Torrey Smith fired off a “homophobic slur” on a social media network. According to the site, Torrey Smith has put himself “into the mix by hurling a homophobic slur in public” after the NFL player posted a photo of…

Man Accused of Killing Adrian Peterson’s Son Had Beaten Women and Kids in the Past

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The man who is believed to be responsible for the death of the 2-year old son of NFL star Adrian Peterson has a long history of violence, according to the Argus Leader Newspaper. The player’s son died at a hospital in Sioux Falls hospital after allegedly being attacked by Joseph Robert Patterson, the boyfriend of the child’s mother. Peterson isn’t saying much about what happened, only that it’s a “private…

Bad Move Buddy: Aaron Hernandez Indicted For Murder Of Odin Lloyd

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NFL player Aaron Hernandez is learning the hard way that you can’t do whatever you want just because you’ve got an NFL contract.  The 23-year old player passed up on $40 million in his deal so that he could trade it in for prison wages, at least that’s what prosecutors are saying about the young man.  It’s unfortunate, however, since he could have been so much more.  He’s on trial…

Reports Show That 27 NFL Players Arrested Since Super Bowl

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  By: Madam Prezident It has been horrible offseason for the New England Patriot tight end.  I’m not use to athletes getting locked up for murder. Not since OJ, and by the time he was on trial his football days were completely over. This young man is in a tough situation. I’m not sure if this young man is guilty or innocent because I haven’t kept up with the facts,…

Sports Giant ESPN Lays Off 250 People

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We don’t know if ESPN is having financial problems or not, but they’ve just made a major change in their corporate structure.  The company just laid off 250 people, which is a pretty big drop and maybe a sign of the times.  But then again, layoffs mean that the company is better off than ever, only time will tell.  ESPN has been around since 1979, Founded by Bill Rasmussen, his son Scott Rasmussen and Aetna insurance…

Super Bowl XLVII: CBS drops the ball in Superdome blackout coverage by failing to press the NFL for answers

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    The fans inside the Superdome were not the only ones left in the dark when half the building’s power went out in the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII Sunday night.  Viewers were left with unanswered questions as CBS Sports’ sideline reporters, and the rest of the cast, failed to go into a reporting mode. There was no outrage, no questioning how a thing like this could happen…

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson earns 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player Award

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    NEW ORLEANS — Adrian Peterson called it a blessing in disguise. Strange way to describe career-threatening major knee surgery. The Minnesota Vikings’ star came back better than ever, just missing Eric Dickerson’s longstanding rushing record and closing out the season with two of the top NFL awards from The Associated Press: Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year. As sort of an added bonus, he beat Peyton Manning for both of…

Redskins QB RGIII Gets Major Fine for Wearing Adidas Gear

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What you wear shouldn’t be the biggest thing on the mind of an NFL player, since you’re out there breaking your body down and fighting till the end to try to win games.  But when there’s big money at stake, it becomes very important to the corporate guys who are watching your every move. Robert Griffin III, otherwise known as RGIII, learned this lesson the hard way the other day,…

Tweets Bragged About Heavy Drinking the Night NFL Player Was Killed

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Authorities and the public are starting to put a spotlight on the culture of partying and drinking among professional athletes after it was revealed that there were tweets bragging about drinking heavily on the night that the Dallas Cowboys died in an alcohol-related accident.  The promoter for the nightclub that provided the liquor that the athletes were drinking sent out numerous tweets bragging about how the liquor was flowing and…