Tag: Football

Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In His Prison Cell

Former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez killed himself overnight in his prison cell, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said Wednesday morning. Hernandez hanged himself with a bedsheet and tried to block his single-occupancy cell’s door, officials said; he was found at about 3 a.m. and pronounced dead at the hospital. The former…

NFL Kicker Josh Brown Admitted to Domestic Abuse

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted multiple times to domestic abuse of his wife, according to newly obtained police documents. Brown made the admissions, which were used as evidence for his trial in Washington state, in a series of emails, diary entries, and counseling sessions. “I made selfish decisions to use and abuse women…

NFL 2016 Regular Season Begins

The NFL finally gets its regular season schedule underway. After six weeks of training camps and preseason, it is time to begin the long, grueling road to Super Bowl LI. Tonight WHO? Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos WHEN? Thursday, September 8, 2016 6:30 PM MT (7:30 CT) WHERE? Sports Authority Field at Mile High Denver,…

Johnny Manziel Turns Himself In [VIDEO]

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, also known as Johnny Football, surrendered to police in Texas on Wednesday on the domestic-violence charge he faces stemming from an incident involving his ex-girlfriend. Manziel, who also posted a $1,500 bond, is expected to appear in a courtroom in Dallas County on Thursday. The 23-year-old quarterback was indicted in…

The Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday. Are the Chicken Wings ready?

Super Bowl 50 will start off at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday. The game is being played at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, home to the San Francisco 49ers. Watch Super Bowl 2016 Live Stream Here’s everything you need to know in order to watch — or plan a Super Bowl party around —…

Former NFL Quarterback Ken Stabler Had Brain Disease CTE

Former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, who died in July, had the degenerative brain condition likely caused by repeated blows to the head. An autopsy found that on a scale of 1 to 4, Stabler had high Stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, according to Boston University researches. Stabler died on July 8 of colon…

Panthers, Broncos Head to Super Bowl 50 [VIDEO]

With their respective victories Sunday evening, the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers advanced to the Super Bowl. The Broncos upset the New England Patriots with a 20-18 win, thanks largely to quarterback Peyton Manning and a defensive line that nabbed four interceptions and two sacks of rival QB Tom Brady. Later, in Charlotte, the…

Al Jazeera Report: Peyton Manning Used HGH [VIDEO]

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is strongly denying a claim in a documentary alleging that he was among a number of professional athletes who were provided human growth hormone, or HGH, by an Indiana doctor. “It’s completely fabricated. Complete trash, garbage,” Manning told ESPN on Sunday. HGH is not illegal, but it is banned in…

Dolphins Player’s Wife Arrested at Game [VIDEO]

Miko Grimes, the wife of Pro Bowl Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes, was arrested Sunday for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. The local sports radio host reportedly attempted to walk through a restricted area when police said they warned her to stop. When she refused, an officer grabbed her by her right arm and she…

Tom Brady’s 4 Game Suspension Throw Out in DeflateGate

A U.S. District Court judge on Thursday struck down Tom Brady’s four-game suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell over Deflategate. Goodell suspended Brady in May because of “substantial and credible evidence” that the Patriots quarterback knew team employees were deflating footballs to give him an advantage over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship Game.…

New England Patriot’s Tom Brady: NFL ‘Manufactured’ Scandal [VIDEO]

Tom Brady ripped NFL Roger Goodell for upholding his four-game suspension over “Deflategate” in a Facebook post Wednesday morning. “I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either,” Brady wrote. Goodell cited evidence that the New England quarterback destroyed his cellphone while upholding the quarterback’s four-grame suspension for his role in…

Arizona Cardinals Hire Jen Welter First Female NFL Coach [VIDEO]

The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday they have hired a female as a coaching intern during training camp and preseason. Jen Welter, who will help the inside linebackers, is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position in the National Football League. Welter worked with linebackers and on special teams as an assistant…

NFL Player Loses Finger to Fireworks [VIDEO]

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly had his right index finger amputated Wednesday after a fireworks accident over the holiday weekend. ESPN broke the story of Pierre-Paul’s Fourth of July mishap, but neither the team or Pierre-Paul have yet to comment. Pierre-Paul is technically not under contract as he had yet to sign…

FSU Football Player De’Andre Johnson Punches Woman [VIDEO]

Video released by the Florida State’s Attorney Office on Monday shows Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson punching a woman in the face at a Tallahassee bar during an argument on June 24. In the video, the two are seen scuffling and the woman strikes Johnson in the face before he practically knocks her out. Johnson…

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015: England Scores on Own Goal, Loses [VIDEO]

Japan will face off against the U.S. in a World Cup 2011 rematch on Sunday, after England’s ladies fell in a heartbreaking loss in their women’s World Cup semifinal game Wednesday. In the final minutes of the match, English defender Laura Bassett sliced an intended clearance into her team’s own net. Japan defeated the Lionesses…

NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again [VIDEO]

NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.The Santa Clara Police Department said the former San Francisco 49ers defensive end was arrested Wednesday for violating a restraining order by being at a residence in Santa Clara.

Tim Tebow to Make NFL Return with Eagles [VIDEO]

The Philadelphia Eagles are planning to sign quarterback Tim Tebow on Monday as they head into offseason training, Fox Sports reports. The Eagles reportedly spent time with Tebow’s quarterbacks coach Tom House and intend to use him as a fourth quarterback for their offseason program. Tebow hasn’t step foot in an NFL regular season game…

Steelers’ Safety Troy Polamalu to Retire [VIDEO]

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Troy Polamalu announced his plans Thursday to retire from football after 12 years in the NFL. The eight-time Pro Bowler and four-time first-team All-Pro safety called the team’s owner Dan Rooney Wednesday to inform him of his decision, according to the Herald-Standard. Polamalu, 33, is considered one of the greatest safeties of…

Walter’s Breaking Bad Sell ‘Pharmaceuticals’ in Super Bowl Ad [VIDEO]

Bryan Cranston recently returned as Walter White from AMC‘s hit television series Breaking Bad to “sorta” sell “pharmaceuticals” in Esurance‘s fantastic Super Bowl XLIX commercial titled “Say My Name“. Would you pick up a prescription from sorta Greg? Uh, not recommended. What would you do if he handed over your “drugs…sorry, pharmaceuticals”? We're 'sorta ready'…

Watch Katy Perry Super Bowl Halftime Show Performance 2015 FULL VIDEO

Katy Perry was on fire while performing during the 2015 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show held at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday in Glendale, Ariz. “Super Bowl, are you ready to rock?!” the 30-year-old singer told the crowd while standing on top of a giant lion. Here are the songs that Katy performed…

Madden 15 Predicted Super Bowl Winner And Final Score [VIDEO]

Last week’s Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl simulation predicted the comeback and the final score exactly. Brady was named MVP of Super Bowl XLIX, which the Madden simulation also predicted. Here’s a rundown of what this year’s Madden NFL simulation got right: -The Seahawks going on a run in the second half and New England…

Patriots’ Used Under-inflated Footballs in AFC Championship [VIDEO]

Tom Brady should expect some very hard balls to be handed to him by the league officials on Superbowl Sunday, as soft balls have now been found to be used during the Pats win against the Colts over the weekend where they massacred them 45-7. The score would suggest an unfair advantage. During Sunday’s AFC…

Ohio State beats Oregon 42-20 to win 1st national title

Ezekial Elliott rushed for 246 yard and four touchdowns to power Ohio State to a 42-20 victory of Oregon, winning the first national title in college football’s playoff era. Photo: Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott (15) celebrates after a nine-yard touchdown run during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon…