Tag Archive: sports

Sep 26

7 Great College Football Players Who Never Conquered the NFL

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College football is once more upon us, and while every college fan hopes his or her team will be crowned National Champions — or at least beat the pants off of their rivals — most college football players are hoping their skills, talents, and work ethic land them successfully in the National Football League. While …

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Sep 24

No Guts, No Glory: Jameis Winston’s accuser’s attorney fires back, says Winston’s att

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A game of he said, she said is underway between Jameis Winston’s attorney and his accuser’s attorney. Earlier today, there was news of a letter that was sent to Jameis Winston’s attorney, David Cornwell asking for $7 million to quiet the woman accusing Winston of rape. The letter was allegedly sent by the woman’s attorney …

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Sep 24

The Sports Bank.net: ESPN suspends Bill Simmons, due to his Goodell thrashing

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Due to his verbal thrashing of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Bill Simmons has been suspended by ESPN. First, here’s what Simmons said on his podcast on Monday that landed him in trouble: “Goodell, if he didn’t know what was on that tape, he’s a liar,” “I’m just saying it. He is lying.* I think that …

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Sep 21

The Sports Bank.net: Troy Aikman calls out Roger Goodell for his PR spin

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Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and lead NFL on FOX game analyst Troy Aikman gave an excellent take on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s Friday press conference. The presser was mostly panned by the media, most NFL fans and even a few NFL players. That criticism is well deserved; as Goodell did nothing to convey …

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Sep 21

VenomStrikes.com: Diamondbacks-Rockies Recap: Total Failure

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I apologize in advance if I let my emotions get the better of me. What we have witnessed over the last four days from the Arizona Diamondbacks was a complete and total failure from top to bottom. From the moment Wilin Rosario‘s ball bounced off the planet Jupiter Thursday night to Tuffy Gosewisch‘s swinging strikeout …

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Sep 18

2014 NFL SWAMI – Week Three

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While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first Sunday Game. Since the NFL is playing games on EVERY Thursday Night, …

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Sep 18

The NFL and its ever increasing image problem and what they can do about it.

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it is week 3 of the NFL season, and while we should be talking about things like the new PED agreement that allows stars such as Wes Welker and Orlando Scandrick take the field again, and Josh Gordon having his suspension cut to 10 games, making browns fans happy, unfortunately all this is being overshadowed …

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Sep 17

Silence on Peterson could hurt Commissioner more than Rice case

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As the Vikings tripped and skipped and clumsily changed course while trying to process the post-Rice reality of the NFL with the desire to get something in return for the millions to be paid to a face-of-the-franchise player, the league office had nothing to say publicly. Well, not nothing.  The league office said over the …

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Sep 14

California’s Lieutenant Governor calls for 49ers to bench Ray McDonald

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The 49ers, unlike the Panthers, have refused to bow to public pressure regarding a player with pending domestic violence charges.  But the pressure on the 49ers is mounting. The media has been getting louder and louder about the team’s decision to continue to honor the age-old sports double standard that excuses are made for stars …

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Sep 14

Richard Sherman refuses to speak to media after being “exposed”

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Unlike the Packers, the Chargers decided to throw at Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.  And it worked.  And Sherman was in no mood to discuss it after San Diego’s 30-21 win over the defending NFL champions. Via Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego (and surely others), Sherman refused to talk to the media following the game.

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