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New York Jets Players Brawl During Practice

New York Jets Practice

The New York Jets might want to work on the teamwork aspect of their game. Several players during Monday’s practice got into an altercation which in turn led to a 20-person brawl. The fight happened on the teams sideline after safety D’Anton Lynn shoved running back Joe McKnight out of bound during a screen pass…. Read more »

NFL Welcomes First Female Referee For Preseason Game

Shannon Eastin First Female NFL Referee

Shannon Eastin is about to make history. With the NFL referee lockout still in progress Eastin will officiate the Green Bay Packers and San Diego Charges preseason game on Thursday night. Eastin at that time will become the first female NFL referee. Eastin is an experienced referee who has served time in the Mid-Eastern Athletic… Read more »

Curtis Martin Speech Uplifting And Upsetting In Equal Measures

curtis martin speech

As former NFL player Curtis Martin was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame over the weekend, it was his speech and not his accomplishments that garnered headlines. Curtis Martin’s speech Saturday was described as “brutally honest, heartfelt, and complex” by Rich Eisen of the NFL Network, and those words certainly characterize the former… Read more »

Art Malone Dead At 64, NFL Mourns Running Backs Death

Art Malone of NFL Passed Away This Week

Art Malone, the former NFL and Arizona State running back has passed away at the age of 64. Malone’s death was announced on Tuesday by his former alma mater. Malone played with the Arizona Sun Devils from 1967 to 1969 where he ranked seventh on the schools all time rushing list with 2,649 yards. Malone… Read more »

Penn State Recruits Stand Behind Coach Bill O’Brien, Will Not Transfer

Christian Hackenberg Still Heading To Penn State

Top-ranked pocket-passer Christian Hackenberg plans to attend Penn State despite the schools NFL sanctions which includes a four-year band on post-season play. Hackenberg along with several other players reiterated their plans on Sunday to stick alongside head coach Bill O’Brien. Among those staying will be high ranked tight end Adam Breneman. Breneman said of himself… Read more »

USC Coach Lane Kiffin: Stop Comparing Us To Penn State

Lane Kiffin of USC talks Penn State

With Penn State now serving a 4-year post-season suspension and $60 million in fines from the NCAA it was inevitable that comparisons to other sanctions schools would pop up. Unfortunately for USC head coach Lane Kiffin it was his program. USC was hit with a 2-year post-season ban in 2010 for various rule breaking practices…. Read more »

Mike Tomlin Signs Pittsburgh Steelers Contract Extension Through 2016

Mike Tomlin 2016 Contract Extension

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has signed a contract extension through the 2016 NFL season. The 40-year-old coach is entering the final year of his contract and the team had an option for 2013 but instead chose to reach suitable financial terms for an additional three years. While terms of the deal have not… Read more »

Bye Bye Aaron Berry. Detroit Lions Cut Cornerback Following Second Arrest

Aaron Berry Cut From Detroit Lions

Aaron Berry is no longer a Detroit Lions player after the cornerback was arrested in the early Saturday morning hours. The arrest was Berry’s second in a month and speculation began swirling about his release almost immediately after the arrest was revealed. Berry was arrested in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on three charges of simple assault and… Read more »