Tag: National Football League

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…

Amazon, NFL Sign $50 Million Streaming Deal

The National Football League has reached a $50 million deal with Amazon to stream 10 Thursday night games this season, according to reports. The one-year agreement is a fivefold increase from the NFL’s deal with Twitter last season. Twitter streamed the games for free on its site, but Amazon’s streamed games will only be accessible…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Giants’ Beckham Makes Catch of the Year [VIDEO]

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. left fans in disbelief after catching a 43-yard touchdown with one hand during Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The rookie caught the touchdown pass from Eli Manning during the first play of the second quarter, giving the Giants a…

Peyton Manning Breaks Touchdown Record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw his 509th career touchdown pass Sunday night to break a tie with Brett Favre and snag the NFL’s record for career touchdown passes. Manning hit the milestone just three years after spinal fusion surgery, in what has been a remarkable restart to his career. Flash bulbs lit up around…

50 Senators call on NFL to push for Washington Redskins name change

50 U.S. senators have signed a letter to the National Football League urging the organization’s leadership to press the Washington Redskins to change its name. The move comes as pressure has mounted on the team’s name, which has been criticized as offensive toward Native Americans, in the wake of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s…