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Steelers Tackle Marcus Gilbert Suspended for Violating NFL Drug Policy

The NFL suspended Marcus Gilbert for four games for reportedly violating its policy on use of performance-enhancing drugs. Kevin Colbert, the manager for the Steelers, confirmed the punishment handed down by the front office and the team is disappointed about what happened. The player, meanwhile, will not contest the punishment.…

Jameis Winston Denies Sexual Harassment of Uber Driver; NFL Probes Incident

Bucaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has belied the accusation that he groped a female Uber driver in March last year, even the NFL has launched its own investigation into the incident. In a statement, Winston said that he got wind of the report accusing him of committing a crime about a…

Don’t Insult, Heckle NFL Players, Mexicans Urged

Mexicans love their NFL, and they can help do so by being silent. When the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders clash on Sunday, the athletes will hopefully play amid the cheers of supportive fans. Or that’s what the most passionate fans hope, at least. Twenty-year-old student Didier Jackson…

Draymond Green Says Mark Cuban Will Never Understand How He Feels

Draymond Green had said his piece. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had his response. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year, however, is not finished yet. The Warriors forward was a guest at the Institute of Politics of Harvard Kennedy School and he expounded on his point regarding the use of…

Jared Goff Thrives as Rams Surround QB With Right Supporting Cast

Jared Goff has lived up to his potential when he was picked as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft. And it’s all thanks to the Los Angeles Rams’ decision to give him the right supporting cast. Mike Jones of the USA Today Sports said as much as…

NFL Unfazed by Jerry Jones Lawsuit Over Contract Extension of Roger Goodell

The NFL owners are happy with Robert Goodell whether Jerry Jones like it or not. According to The Washington Post, the NFL remains unfazed by the planned Jerry Jones lawsuit as they will push through with the contract extension for the commissioner through 2024. Reportedly, the five-year contract will be…

Packers ‘Retires’ Veteran Tight End Martellus Bennett

Martellus Bennett last month hinted that he’s retiring. The Green Bay Packers just couldn’t wait for that to happen. In a move that didn’t really surprise anybody, the Packers released the tight end who seemed to have never recovered from an unnamed injury. The 30-year-old signed a $21-million contract this…

Cleveland Did Not Scuttle AJ McCarron Trade: Exec

Cleveland vice president of operations Sashi Brown said they didn’t intentionally disrupt the planned trade with the Bengals for quarterback AJ McCarron. In an interview with reporters, he said people in the know—including coach Hue Jackson—understand that they tried to do everything to get the deal done. On rumors that he…

NFL Suspends Mike Evans One Game for Sunday Fight

Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans did not escape suspension as he was told to sit out one game after Sunday’s fight during the game against the New Orleans Saints. The suspension did not make any sense considering that the league did not impose any sanction on A.J. Green for choking, throwing…

Did Donald Trump Undercut Jon Bon Jovi in Buffalo Bills Acquisition?

Back in 2014, President Donald Trump and Jon Bon Jovi were rivals in the bid to acquire the Buffalo Bills. Neither was successful in the acquisition, more so the rocker who had to wade through what had become a nightmare PR when the Bills fans turned against him after rumors…

Joe Thomas Highest Paid Offensive Tackle After Cleveland Amends Contract

Despite an injury that sidelines him for the rest of the season, offensive tackle Joe Thomas is set to take home about $13.5 million after the Cleveland Browns amended his contract. With the contract restructuring, Thomas just became the highest paid offensive tackle in the NFL, ESPN reported. According to…

Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Ezekiel Elliott to Play Sunday

Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott scored a small legal victory after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the appeal of the NFL Players Association to stay the suspension imposed by the league. However, the court was quick to point out that the stay will not in any way…

DeMarco Murray Quashes Rumors of Dallas Return

Since Ezekiel Elliott was suspended, the rumors about DeMarco Murray being traded back to Dallas where he played for four seasons from 2011-2014 went on overdrive. Now, Murray is speaking out to nip all those talks in the bud. In fact, the running back is placing the chances of him…

NFL National Anthem Protests Putting Corporate Sponsorships at Risk?

Papa John’s, one of the leading pizza chains in the US, revealed that the national anthem protests in the NFL have hurt their bottomline. During the conference call on Wednesday, as reported by ESPN, Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter said that being an exclusive sponsor of the NFL has affected…

NFLPA Petitions Court to Reconsider Injunction on Ezekiel Elliott’s Suspension

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is certainly not giving up on Ezekiel Elliott as the group filed an appeal on Tuesday after the preliminary injunction request was junked by the court. The petition was filed before 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals following the ruling of Judge Katherine…

Texans Players Kneel in ‘Unity’ After Owner’s ‘Inmates’ Remark

The protest action during the national anthem has not abated much to the embarrassment of the NFL. On Sunday, however, Houston Texans players locking arms and kneeling on the ground took a whole new meaning in light of owner’s Bob McNair’s “inmates” comment. Texans tackle Duane Brown said the team…

Anthony Barr Accuses Aaron Rodgers of Lying: ‘He Lied to You All’

Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr accused Aaron Rodgers of lying on the events leading to the incident that sidelined the Packers quarterback until December at least. Aaron Rodgers was a guest on a “Clueless Gamer” segment from Conan where he revealed that he got 13 screws after breaking his collarbone while…

Anthem Controversy Crosses Over to Men’s Basketball; Division II Tourney Moved

The Division II men’s basketball tourney will be moved from Missouri College, which has been hosting the championship for the past 18 years, because the anthem controversy. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Missouri College reportedly came to an agreement to cut their ties because the organization refused…

Dolphins Coach Adam Gase ‘Pissed Off’ at Team Offense

The Miami Dolphins (4-3) were shut out by the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night—the team’s worst in 20 years—and head coach Adam Gase is sick of it. During a talk with reporters, he said that the team couldn’t get any lower than where they are at now being the worst…

NFL Take Baby Steps to Address Players’ Protest During Anthem

President Donald Trump on Monday took the offensive again to criticize the NFL for failing to clamp down on the athletes’ protest during the singing of the national anthem. “Two dozen NFL players continue to kneel during the national anthem, showing total disrespect to our Flag & Country. No leadership…

Two Steelers Tickets Dangled for Info on the Stolen Bike of Smith-Schuster

The game’s afoot. When Juju Smith-Schuster posted a video on Twitter complaining about the bike he uses to go to practices with the Pittsburgh Steelers got stolen, Antonio Brown just could not take it lying down. The wide receiver is calling on all Sherlock Holmes out there, or just any…

GM Jerry Reese Takes Full Responsibility for Giants’ Woes

New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese owned up to the team’s dismal start as it competes with the San Francisco 49ers and the Cleveland Browns for the dubious record of having the worst record in the NFL. Reese said that the athletes should not be blamed for their 1-6…

NFL Free Agent Reggie Bush Already Mulling Retirement

Reggie Bush has two options this season: sign or retire. The 32-year-old told ESPN that he still has some juice yet in order to compete in the NFL. However, retirement is on the table if it doesn’t happen this season. “I’m not going to miss a whole year and then…

Marshawn Lynch Suspended After Contact with Official

Sometimes Marshawn Lynch lives up to his nickname “Beast Mode” too much. Now, the Oakland Raiders won’t have the services of their star running back after his suspension by the NFL for unsportsmanlike conduct. The suspension was announced by Jon Runyan, NFL VP for operations, in a statement distributed to…

Trump vs NFL Boils Down to Jealousy, Jaguars Owner Claims

President Donald Trump took issue with the NFL for failing to sanction its players who still refuse to stand up during the singing of the national anthem. But why would the leader of the free world try to meddle in American football anyway? Shad Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville…
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