Posts Tagged ‘football’

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Promising High School Football Player Dies After Tackle

A 16-year-old high school football player died while playing the game he loved. He’d received a scholarship offer from the University of Kentucky.

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

On The Field With CK1: Colin Kaepernick

He’s the backup who took his team to the Super Bowl, the football player with the 95-mph fastball, the guy who ran roughshod over defenses last season but was coached in high school to never run the ball at all. In other words, the most unpredictable and least understood elite QB in the league right now.

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Ex-NFL Player Rebuilds His Life After Video Game Addiction

If Quinn Pitcock was a recovering drug addict, NFL teams would probably be less wary of him.

If Pitcock was an alcoholic, he wouldn’t get strange stares or snickers after sharing his story.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

NFL Player Discovers Two-Thirds Salary Cut on Twitter

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown fired his agent after discovering he’d lost $2 million for missing offseason workouts.

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Horrow: Patriots Cut Ties With Hernandez

FOX news’ Rick Horrow gives his analysis on the Patriots’ decision to release Hernandez. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, charged with murder for what prosecutors say was the execution-style killing of a friend near his house, was denied bail on Thursday.

Friday, June 14th, 2013

NFL Banning Most Purses, Bags Brought Into Stadiums

The NFL is tightening stadium security starting this preseason, limiting the size and type of bags fans can bring to the game.

The restrictions are designed to enhance security while speeding up entry into stadiums.

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Four Current NFL Players Expected to Come Out as Gay

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, a highly visible defender of gay rights and same-sex marriage, told the Baltimore Sun that four current NFL players are considering coming out as gay.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

NFL Making Locker Room Cameras Mandatory

The NFL is making locker room cameras mandatory, in a move that could give fans a behind-the-scenes look at their favorite teams. But you have to be in the stadium to see it. Teams will be in control over what is shown, but the likelihood of mistakes is still high. Remember the Bears’ Brandon Marshall’s bare-butted tweet? Patrick Jones has the story

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Top 5 NFL Free Agents

NFL free agency chatter is already underway, but players with expiring contracts can’t officially begin switching teams until 1 p.m. Tuesday (they can re-sign with their own teams at any time), by which time all 32 teams must comply with the $123 million salary cap for 2013. Peter Schrager unveils his top 5 free agents in the NFL.

Monday, February 25th, 2013

NFL Player Works Fast-Food Job in Off-Season

If your job paid $390,000 a year, would you spend your vacation working for minimum wage? That’s what NFL rookie Terrance Ganaway is doing this off-season. After joking on Twitter that he needed a job, the Rams running back is now making sandwiches at a Waco, Texas, Jimmy John’s, while training for the team. Why go from helmet to hairnet? “1. I have too much free time. 2. Tell my kids [someday] I worked two jobs to put them through school. 3. Cause the pay is really good,” he tweeted. He’s not entirely joking. “I just wanted to stay fit, stay out of trouble … try to save … and not spend a lot of money,” he said.