Source: Chris Mortensen / ESPN Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito has filed a non-football injury grievance against the club, challenging his status as indefinitely suspended for conduct detrimental to the team, according to sources. Under Article 42 of the collective bargaining agreement, the maximum a player can be suspended by a team for detrimental conduct is four weeks [...]
Source: Rich Cimini / ESPN FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — When New York Jets coach Rex Ryan learned Tuesday that Ed Reed had been released by the Houston Texans, he rushed upstairs to general manager John idzik’s office to make a pitch for the nine-time Pro Bowl safety. About 30 hours later, after Reed cleared waivers, it was a done deal. “It’s only [...]
Source: Jay Glazer / Fox Sports For the past week, Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito has been at the epicenter of a firestorm that involves racial implications, and hazing and bullying allegations from his own teammate, Jonathan Martin, who left the team on Oct. 28. Martin’s attorney, David Cornwell, released a statement Thursday that alleges [...]
Source: Gary Mihoces / USA Today To the accompaniment of circus-like music, turmoil surrounding the Miami Dolphins escalated Wednesday as players rose to the locker room defense of teammate Richie Incognito and questioned the motives of his alleged harassment victim, fellow offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. Martin, a second-year offensive tackle from Stanford, left the team last [...]
Source: Daniel Arkin and M. Alex Johnson / NBC News The National Football League appointed prominent lawyer Ted Wells on Wednesday to independently investigate allegations of harassment and hazing in the Miami Dolphins’ locker room, the league said. The investigation — the results of which NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said would be made public — comes as [...]
Source: Alex Marvez / Fox Sports The NFL Players Association has been in touch with the Miami Dolphins and people close to second-year offensive tackle Jonathan Martin to gather facts about what prompted him to leave the franchise, a source told FOX Sports. As part of his in-season visits with every NFL club, NFLPA executive [...]
Source: Jaguars.com Justin Blackmon of the Jacksonville Jaguars has been suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Blackmon’s suspension begins immediately. He will be eligible to apply for reinstatement prior to the start of the 2014 season. To read this article in its entirety visit Jaguars.com.
Source: Bart Hubbuch / New York Post Pam Oliver flopped as host of a New York-New Jersey Super Bowl breakfast for regional business leaders Thursday, drawing gasps, groans and more than a few boos for her odd and insulting comments during a roundtable with owners of the Jets and Giants. Oliver surprised and angered the crowd [...]
Should The Washington Redskins Change Their Name, Pt 2 by Roland S Martin on Mixcloud Roland Martin talks with Roy S. Johnson about the branding issues surrounding the controversy over the Washington Redskins name.
Should The Washington Redskins Change Their Name, Pt 1 by Roland S Martin on Mixcloud Roland Martin talks with Roy S. Johnson about the controversy surrounding a possible name change for the Washington Redskins. Do you think the team’s name is racist? Will Dan Snyder, owner of the Redskins, succumb to the pressure to change [...]