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Concha: Michael Sam’s Reality Show Could Help End NFL Career Before It Starts

Concha: Michael Sam’s Reality Show Could Help End NFL Career Before It Starts

by Joe Concha Mediaite Columnist Michael Sam is an historic figure. In being the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, Mr. Sam has endured the most scrutiny and discussion of any 7th-round pick, perhaps any pick, in the history of the game. Before being drafted, in interviews and even a Visa commercial, the […]

The Right Message: Sam Could Gain More For LGBT Community By Just Focusing On Making The Roster

The Right Message: Sam Could Gain More For LGBT Community By Just Focusing On Making The Roster

by Jason Whitlock ESPN Columnist I say this as a supporter of Michael Sam, I say it as a reformed homophobe, I say it as someone who believes the equality of black and brown people is connected to the equality and freedom granted to gays and lesbians: Michael Sam’s decision to do a “documentary series” — […]

Financial Illiteracy: America’s True Crisis

Financial Illiteracy: America’s True Crisis

by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com Host and Managing Editor of TV One’s NewsOneNow The hugs, kisses and tears were flowing in the NFL’s green room Thursday at the league’s annual draft, where players from across the country realized their dreams of playing professional football and cashing multimillion-dollar checks. Unfortunately, nearly 80 percent will repeat […]

Richard Sherman Signs Record Deal Worth $57.4 Million

Richard Sherman Signs Record Deal Worth $57.4 Million

Source: ESPN Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman has signed a four-year contract extension worth $57.4 million, a deal that reportedly makes him the NFL’s highest-paid cornerback. Sherman announced the deal Wednesday on his Twitter account and on his blog page, saying the extension includes $40 million in guaranteed money. “The goal has always been to stay in Seattle […]

Ex-Jags LB Russell Allen Had Stroke In Game, Will Never Play Football Again

Ex-Jags LB Russell Allen Had Stroke In Game, Will Never Play Football Again

Source: Robert Klemko / The Monday Morning Quarterback / Sports Illustrated  CARLSBAD, Calif. — Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen thought he had his bell rung against the Bills in Week 15 last season. He played through the injury and double vision, but two days later found out he’d suffered a stroke on the field. A dead spot […]

Donovan McNabb Spends Day In Arizona Jail

Donovan McNabb Spends Day In Arizona Jail

Source: AP / theGrio MESA, Ariz.  — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show McNabb served his time Wednesday and was released about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. McNabb, 37, was arrested Dec. 15 […]

Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases

Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases

Source: AP / theGrio PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody’s preliminary ruling Wednesday affects a batch of lawsuits involving lead plaintiff Kevin Turner, a former Philadelphia Eagle now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Brody had […]

Anonymous NFL Exec Calls Jadeveon Clowney ‘Spoiled’ And ‘Lazy’

Anonymous NFL Exec Calls Jadeveon Clowney ‘Spoiled’ And ‘Lazy’

Source: Ryan Wilson / CBS Sports Ah, yes, proof that the NFL Draft is near: The anonymous bad-mouthing has begun. In the days and weeks leading up to biggest spectacle of the offseason, an event that by its very nature is unpredictable, the one certainty is that unnamed NFL front-office types will have less-than-laudatory things to say […]

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Being Investigated For Alleged Sexual Assault

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Being Investigated For Alleged Sexual Assault

Source: Jim Corbett / USA Today San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated by Miami police for a possible sexual assault at a hotel earlier this month. Miami Police Department public information officer Rene Pimentel confirmed the investigation to USA TODAY Sports on Thursday. The investigation was originally reported by TMZ. “There are no charges, […]

Richard Sherman: DeSean Jackson And I Can’t Change Where We’re From

Richard Sherman: DeSean Jackson And I Can’t Change Where We’re From

by Richard Sherman I’m not going to tell you that DeSean Jackson isn’t in a gang, because I can’t say unequivocally that he isn’t. I can’t tell you whether his friends have done the things police have accused them of doing, because I wasn’t there. I can’t tell you what DeSean does with his time, […]

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