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Antonio Brown Celebrates 41-Yard TD By Acting Like a Mannequin (VIDEO)

Antonio Brown Dance

Antonio Brown got things started on Thursday Night Football with a 41-yard touchdown on the opening drive of the evening. And he set the celebration bar high off the bat by imitating a mannequin before busting out a little dance party with his teammates.

First, a loot a the 41-yard bomb from the skyview cam:

And here’s the celebration:

Security Footage of Jarvis Landry Pushing His Baby Mama Released (VIDEO)

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Prior to the start of the 2017 NFL season, it was reported that Jarvis Landry could be facing criminal charges and possibly a suspension from the NFL for his roll in a domestic dispute with the mother of his child.  After a careful investigation, the Florida police and the National Football League felt there was not enough evidence to pursue charges or punish the Miami Dolphins wide receiver.  At that point, the case appeared to be closed and it seemed like everyone had moved on.

Now, thanks to the emergence of some security cam footage from that fateful night in April (via TMZ), it appears as though this incident could make it’s way back to the forefront.

The footage from the parking lot of Landry’s apartment complex shows the wideout pushing the woman into her car and attempting to snatch her phone from her hand, all while their 4-month old child is in the back seat.

Landry’s baby mama had apparently called 9-1-1 to report the incident, claiming she was battered by the Dolphins star.  However, she later changed her story, saying she was emotional as a result of the child and may have exaggerated the facts.

Now there’s footage that shows exactly what went down. Did she exaggerate?  Or was she really the victim of domestic violence?  Have a look:

Don’t be surprised if the NFL decides to revisit this incident and overturn their previous decision not to suspend Landry. Stay tuned.

Hat Tip – [TMZ]

UCLA Players Return To USA, Donald Trump Says They Better ‘Thank Him’ (TWEET + VIDEO)

Trump LiAngelo

Donald Trump has never been one to shy away from praising himself for a job well done, and he was at it again this morning.

When UCLA teammates LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill, and Cody Riley arrived back home from China, after facing 3 to 10 years in prison for shoplifting at a Louis Vuitton store in Hangzhou, the U.S. President was quick to take credit for their safe return.

Here’s Trump’s Tweet, in which he suggests the three Bruins players owe him a big “Thank You!”:

After being detained in their hotel following their arrest, the three players were set free and their flight from Shanghai landed in LAX early this morning, where tons of reporters were awaiting their arrival.

TMZ caught footage of LiAngelo, Jalen and Cody making their way through the crowded airport upon their return:

No word on whether Trump has received his “thank you” yet, but when he does you can bet your ass he’ll be sure to tell us all about it.

New Footage & Photos Show Giants Fan Being Tasered By Police at Levi’s Stadium (PICS + VID)

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Yesterday we posted a video of what we thought was a Giants fan being tackled by Levi’s Stadium security while trying to run onto the field.  Now, new footage from the incident has surfaced, and it appears that wasn’t the case…

Not even close.

What really happened was a couple of Giants fans were becoming unruly.  According to fans in the area (via NJ.com), they were loud, drunk, and cursing.  When officers arrived to take them away, they resisted and tried fighting back.  One witness even claims they tried spitting on an officer.

At this point, it appears as though the officers figured their best bet to contain the fan was to throw him over the railing and onto the field, because that’s what they did.

Here’s the footage that shows how it all played out:

It didn’t end there.

Photos from Getty Images captured the scene on the field, which included the use of a taser, and a pretty tight rear-naked choke:

New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers

New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers

New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers

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New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers

This wasn’t the only “L” for the G-Men on the day.  They were also beaten by the 49ers, 31-21.

Panthers’ Thomas Davis Accuses Falcons Of Hiding Devonta Freeman Concussion (TWEET)

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The Atlanta Falcons came away with an important win on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, but it came at a cost as they lost star running back Devonta Freeman to a concussion.

Freeman was forced to exit the game in the first quarter, and he did not return.  While most believed it was a hit from Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens that caused the concussion, Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has a different theory.

According to Davis, Freeman was actually concussed during last week’s game against the Panthers.  He suggested that much in a Twitter post on Sunday, saying he could tell Freeman was playing with a concussion during their week 9 matchup.

Here’s the tweet from Davis, which has since been deleted:

Thomas Davis Tweet

And a transcript:

The Hitchens hit didn’t knock Freeman out. He was concussed in our game last week and should’ve been taken out. Scary site but praying he’s good though.

 

Freeman was forced to leave last week’s game against the Panthers with what was reported to be a knee injury. He was a limited participant in Wednesday’s practice before putting in a full workout on Thursday and Friday.

This is just the latest example of how flawed the NFL’s concussion protocol really is.

Colin Kaepernick Named ‘Citizen of the Year’ By GQ Magazine

Kaepernick GQ Cover

In a move that will undoubtedly be applauded by some, and scrutinized by many more, GQ Magazine has named Colin Kaepernick their “Citizen of the Year” for 2017.

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been under fire for starting the national anthem protests that have taken the sports world by storm over the past year or so. He began his kneeling during the anthem at the start of the 2016 season, and after parting ways with the Niners during the 2017 offseason, he has been unable to find a job ever since.

Even without a check coming in this season, Kaepernick still made good on his promise to donate $1-million to charities and other causes around the USA. And he continues to speak out against the injustices that people of color face in the country.

In their piece on the outspoken QB, GQ Magazine didn’t actually interview Kaepernick himself. Rather, they spoke to those around him to get their story on the man who has single-handedly altered the NFL’s political landscape.

Here’s how GQ kicked off their piece on their 2017 “Citizen of the Year”:

He’s been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality. But Colin Kaepernick’s determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference.

If you’d like to read the entire story, you can do so by clicking on the link in the Tweet below:

This Play From Florida vs. South Carolina Was An ABSOLUTE DISASTER! (VIDEO)

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On Saturday, the Florida Gators and South Carolina Gamecocks gave us an idea of what it would be like if you combined football and hot potato.

It started with Florida intercepting a South Carolina pass and returning it to their one-yard line, only to fumble it away and have Florida bring it back out to their own 24-yard line.

The final play-by-play read as follows (via ESPN):

Jake Bentley pass intercepted CJ Henderson return for 24 yds to the SCaro 24 CJ Henderson fumbled, forced by Hayden Hurst, recovered by SCaro A.J. Turner , return for 24 yds to the SCaro 24.

And here’s what it actually looked like:

That’s some really bad football right there.

Internet Reacts to Utah Football’s NSFW Salute to Veterans (PIC + TWEETS)

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I’m not sure how the University of Utah social media operator didn’t notice the problem with the photo they posted on Instagram in honor of Veteran’s Day, but the rest of America was able to spot it right away.

In case you haven’t already seen it, have a look and let us know if you see anything wrong with this photo:

Utah NSFW

Spot it? Yup. It looks like a football player whipping out his you-know-what.

Obviously that’s not what’s really going on in the shadow, but it doesn’t matter what’s really going on.  All that matters is what we want to see. And everyone wanted to see a big ol’ dong.

Here’s how social media reacted:

BREAKING: Two-Time Cy Young Winner Roy Halladay Dies in Plane Crash

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Horrible news today as the baseball world lost another star pitcher much too early.

It has been reported that Roy Halladay‘s plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday afternoon.  One person was reported dead and it was quickly noticed that the tail number on the plane matched that of the plane owned by the former Phillies and Jays pitcher.

Via 10News in Tampa:

Halladay’s ICON A5 light sport aircraft crashed 10 miles west of St. Petersburg at about 1 p.m., the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.

A viewer sent in video of the wreckage, of which the tail number of the crashed plane matched photos and videos of the aircraft posted on Halladay’s Twitter account.

It has since been confirmed that Halladay was flying the plane.

Here’s a report on the crash, as well as some Tweets of Halladay and his plane:

Halladay owns a plane and has been doing a lot of flying since retiring from Major League Baseball back in 2013.

The Doc won two Cy Young Awards and was named to 8 All-Star teams during his 16-year career.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

Josh Gordon Said He Used Drugs And Booze Before Every Game

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Josh Gordon is set to make his highly anticipated return to the NFL after being out of the league due to suspensions and battles with drugs and alcohol addiction. But before he reports to the Cleveland Browns later this week, he sat down with GQ to discuss his issues with addiction. And his problem was probably worse than you may have expected.

While talking about the frequency of his drug and alcohol use, Gordon said he used to partake prior to every game he played.  Here’s how:

We would stay at the team hotel and then players are allowed to go back home, get what they need, and then go to the game. So I’d leave the hotel early morning, go home, eat breakfast, do my little ritual, whatever it may be, some weed, some alcohol, and then go to the game. And then, I’d definitely be partying after every game, win or lose. Every game.

Gordon says he used to do this before every game. Even prior to his back-to-back 200-yard performances in 2013.

The 26-year-old wide receiver also talks about how he believes he’s a high functioning alcoholic and how he used to use booze to get him warmed up for games:

I would have these little pre-made shots. I used to love Grand Marnier. I could drink it down smooth. I could usually drink a lot of it. But if it wasn’t that, it might be a whiskey or something. And I would drink probably like half a glass, or a couple shots to try and warm my system up, basically. To get the motor running. That’s what I would do for games.

Gordon is expected to rejoin the Browns on Tuesday. He’ll be eligible to play beginning in week 13.

If you’d like to read Gordon’s entire interview with GQ, you can do so here.

Detroit Lions Break Out The Rock’em Sock’em Robots TD Celebration (VIDEO)

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You’d think the players would be running out of ideas for touchdown celebrations, but that hasn’t been the case.  Instead, it seems as though they just keep getting better and better.

As for the latest noteworthy touchdown celebration, it came during tonight’s Monday Night Football contest between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers.

After Matthew Stafford found Marvin Jones in the end zone, the Lions wide receiver squared up with a teammate for some rock’em sock’em robots while a couple of other Lions players controlled the joysticks.

Keep the celebrations coming, NFL.  Here’s the latest:

BREAKING: Mike Evans Suspended One Game For Cheap Shot During Fight vs. Saints (TWEET)

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If you thought Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans would walk away with just a slap on the wrist for his role in Sunday’s skirmish with the New Orleans Saints, think again.

It has just been announced by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport that Evans has been suspended by the NFL for one game as a result of his cheap shot on Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore.  No word yet on whether or not Evans plans to appeal the suspension.

Here’s the report:

 

And here’s video of what got Evans suspended:

49ers GM John Lynch Greeted RB Carlos Hyde On The Field After Ejection, Told Him “Good Job”

Lynch Hyde

I’m not sure if the San Francisco 49ers plan on moving on from Carlos Hyde in the offseason, but the 26-year-old running back may have made their decision a little tougher on Sunday.

After watching C.J. Beathard take a late hit from Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea, Hyde stepped in to defend his rookie quarterback, and was ejected from the game for his troubles. But on his way to the locker room, he received a vote of confidence from Niners GM John Lynch, who ran onto the field to give Hyde some props and tell him, “Good job.”

Here’s a report on the exchange, along with a photo:

Dolphins’ DeVante Parker Makes ‘Catch Of The Year’ (VIDEO)

DeVante Parker catch

WOW!

Fights weren’t the only thing we were treated to during Sunday’s slate of week 9 games in the NFL.  There was also some highlight reel plays, including this one by Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker.

Late in the fourth quarter, with the Fins trailing by 11, Parker went way up to bring in a pass along the sidelines with one hand.

Have a look:

Too bad you don’t earn extra style points in the NFL.  The Dolphins could have used them, as they still went on to lose the game, 27-24.

REPORT: Leonard Fournette Benched Because He Missed Team Photo

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Moments ago, we were informed that Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette would be inactive for today’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals after violating a team rule.

Now, we’re hearing that one of the reasons for the rookie running back’s benching is because he missed the team photo earlier this week.

No word on why he missed the photo or where he was, but clearly his excuse wasn’t good enough as the team still felt the need to bench their star rusher as they battle for top spot in the AFC South.

Here’s the report, via Field Yates: