Tag Archives: football

  • This Day In Sports History (April 22nd) — Pat Tillman

    This Day In Sports History (April 22nd) — Pat Tillman

    It was on this day in 2004 that ex-NFL player turned soldier, Pat Tillman, was killed by friendly fire in the mountains of Afghanistan.  Tillman joined the United States Army Rangers in May of 2002 in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. Pat Tillman attended the Arizona State University, where he excelled as a […]

  • Niners Linebacker Aldon Smith Arrested for Making Bomb Threat at LAX (Video)

    Niners Linebacker Aldon Smith Arrested for Making Bomb Threat at LAX (Video)

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith rustled up some more legal trouble for himself yesterday. The the 24-year-old was already facing charges of drunk driving stemming from an arrest in 2013 and illegal possession of an assault weapon stemming from an arrest in 2012. Now he faces charges of making a false bomb report after […]

  • Richard Sherman Offers Though-Provoking Defense of DeSean Jackson

    Richard Sherman Offers Though-Provoking Defense of DeSean Jackson

    As we all learned back in January, the opinions expressed by All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman in the heat of battle aren’t always intelligent and thought-provoking. However, when the man takes some time to think and reflect, he tends to offer the kinds of keen insights you’d expect from a Stanford grad–which he is. His latest […]

  • Drake Releases “Draft Day” Song for Johnny Manziel and Andrew Wiggins (Audio)

    Drake Releases “Draft Day” Song for Johnny Manziel and Andrew Wiggins (Audio)

    Drake is the official ambassador for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, and judging by his recently released song, “Draft Day,” it sounds like he’s making his case to be the unofficial ambassador for 2014 draft prospects Johnny Manziel (NFL) and Andrew Wiggins (NBA). The messages to the two high-profile prospects aren’t exactly hidden, either, as […]

  • Rob Ryan Was Partying Hard in NOLA for St. Patrick’s Day (Pics)

    Rob Ryan Was Partying Hard in NOLA for St. Patrick’s Day (Pics)

    When the New Orleans Saints hired Rob Ryan to be their defensive coordinator prior to the 2013 NFL season, I must admit I was a little confused. He did really well as the linebackers coach with the Patriots back when the Patriots were winning Super Bowls, but as a defensive coordinator his record with the […]

  • Brandon Weeden’s Tribute Video is Sad (Video)

    Brandon Weeden’s Tribute Video is Sad (Video)

    Less than two years after using the 22nd overall pick in the 2012 NFL Entry Draft to select a 28-year-old quarterback by the name of Brandon Weeden, the Cleveland Browns were forced to cut ties with the former first-rounder. Weeden’s two years with the Browns couldn’t have been more disappointing, as he managed to pass […]