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Blackward Thinking: Forget Who’s “Black Enough,” It’s Time To Address The Big Black Elephant In The Room

Blackward Thinking: Forget Who’s “Black Enough,” It’s Time To Address The Big Black Elephant In The Room

Forget who’s “black enough,” it’s time to address the big black elephant in the room — and acknowledge what we really mean when we talk about the NFL, violence and race. by Carl Banks On Wednesday, a report surfaced that a rift has developed inside the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks’ locker room — purportedly due to a certain […]

Roland Martin On OTL: America Has A Domestic Violence Problem (VIDEO)

Roland Martin On OTL: America Has A Domestic Violence Problem (VIDEO)

Roland Martin, Matt Voder, Stephen Cohen and Kate Fagan appeared on ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” to discuss the Solo case and if there is a double standard at play when it comes to instances of domestic violence amongst male and female athletes. Roland Martin explains that people from all walks of life, including federal judges […]

Report: Adrian Peterson Previously Accused Of Injuring Another Son

Report: Adrian Peterson Previously Accused Of Injuring Another Son

Source: Jeremy Rogalski, KHOU 11 News / USA Today HOUSTON — Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy. The 4-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the Montgomery County case, in which Peterson […]

Greg Hardy Inactive For Carolina Panthers Vs. Lions

Greg Hardy Inactive For Carolina Panthers Vs. Lions

Source: NFL.com Greg Hardy is inactive for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday vs. the Detroit Lions. The defensive end has been embroiled in controversy after being arrested on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats on May 13. Hardy played Week 1 as the organization cited allowing the legal process to play out as the reason for […]

Warrant Issued For Adrian Peterson’s Arrest, Deactivated For Sunday’s Game

Warrant Issued For Adrian Peterson’s Arrest, Deactivated For Sunday’s Game

Source: ESPN Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a Montgomery County, Texas, grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. The team deactivated him for Sunday’s home game against the Patriots. Peterson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, issued a statement Friday saying […]

Danny Ferry Takes Leave Of Absence

Danny Ferry Takes Leave Of Absence

Source: ESPN ATLANTA — Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave. “My hope that this time away from the Hawks organization allows […]

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Indicted For Negligent Injury Of A Child

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Indicted For Negligent Injury Of A Child

Source: Tom Pelissero / USA Today Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County Texas for reckless or negligent injury of a child, a person with knowledge of the case confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Friday. The incident in question involves Peterson using a switch to spank his son, said the person, […]

Report: Rice Video Was Sent To NFL

Report: Rice Video Was Sent To NFL

  Source: ESPN ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week. The official played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL […]

Jason Whitlock: Levenson Is Anything But Racist

Jason Whitlock: Levenson Is Anything But Racist

by Jason Whitlock ESPN Let’s start here: Based on his controversial, allegedly racially insensitive internal email, Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson has far more in common with the writer of this column than disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Maybe Levenson has some documented, Sterling-like history of racial discrimination that has yet to be revealed. Maybe Levenson swiftly […]

Baltimore Ravens Terminate Ray Rice’s Contract

Baltimore Ravens Terminate Ray Rice’s Contract

Source: ESPN The Baltimore Ravens terminated running back Ray Rice’s contract on Monday, hours after TMZ Sports released a video showing him punching his then-fiancée in the face in an Atlantic City hotel elevator in February. The team had no other comment in its statement announcing Rice’s release. Rice’s assault on Janay Palmer, who he married in March, drew a two-game […]

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