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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 »

Detroit Lions’ Aaron Berry Arrested For Second Time During Off-Season

Aaron Berry Arrested For Second Time During Off Season

Detroit Lions cornerback Aaron Berry was arrested on early Saturday morning for the second time of the current off-season, this time for simple assault. According to Cpl. Kyle Gautsch of the Harrisburg Police Department there “was a weapon allegedly brandished during the incident.” You may recall that Berry was arrested on June 23 and charged… Read more »

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch Apologizes Following DUI Arrest

Marshawn Lynch Mugshot

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch on Friday issued an apology for his actions last Saturday when the California Highway Patrol arrested Lynch for driving under the influence (DUI). Lynch was driving on a Northern California highway when he was pulled over and arrested. In his apology issued on Friday Lynch said: “I want to… Read more »

Andrew Luck Signs With Indianapolis Colts

Andrew Luck Colts

The Indianapolis Colts have officially signed No. 1 draft pick Andrew Luck as their new quarterback, just in time for training camp, which will begin on July 29th at the Anderson University campus in Anderson, Indiana. While the details of the contract have not emerged yet, The Star Press reports that Luck was expected to… Read more »

Washington Redskins Ink Deal With Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III Signs With Washington Redskins

Heisman trophy winner and No. 2 NFL draft pick Robert Griffin III has signed his deal with the Washington Redskins, a contract worth $21.1 million over four-years. According to insiders the contract has is fully guaranteed with no off-set language. ESPN analyst Andrew Brandt said in a “Football Today podcast this week that “offset language”… Read more »

Marshawn Lynch Arrested For DUI In Oakland

Marshawn Lynch DUI arrest

Marshawn Lynch became the 28th NFL player to be arrested in 2012 after he was pulled over and detained by Oakland police following a DUI during the early Saturday morning hours. Lynch was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol and during the stop an officer noticed that Marshawn appeared to be under the influence… Read more »

Matt Forte, Chicago Bears Agree To $32 Million Deal

Matt Forte Signs 32 Million Dollar Deal With Chicago Bears

Chicago, IL – Running back Matt Forte has agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract with the Chicago Bears. The deal was confirmed by league sources on Monday afternoon. Forte was already placed under a franchise tag by the Chicago Bears and both side had until 4 p.m. ET to reach an agreement for a… Read more »