Chicago Cubs: Does Presence Of Aroldis Chapman ‘Taint’ Club’s Wins?

With all due respect to Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman, Aroldis Chapman is the most electric closer around. Granted, Chapman is far, far away from the prowess of Rivera and the durability of Hoffman, but watching the “Cuban Missile” close and throw pitch after pitch over 100 miles per hour is just an amazing scene. […]

NFL News: Ray Rice Willing To Play For Free

Ray Rice has said that he is very interested in returning to the NFL after his domestic violence scandal in 2014, but he has decided to take that interest to an entirely new level. According to Today’s Pigskin, Rice has said that if an NFL team signs him for the upcoming 2016 season, he will […]

Will Johnny Manziel Be Treated Like Ray Rice After Abuse Allegations?

Johnny Manziel finds himself in a precarious situation after the Fort Worth police report surfaced Thursday evening that he allegedly struck his ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley multiple times and threatened both his and her life, USA Today Sports reported. So, too, does the NFL, as the league is in the same position with Johnny Manziel as […]

NFL Ratings May Have Reached Their Peak, Analysts Say: Cord Cutting To Blame?

NFL ratings are indisputably enviable among most professional sports organizations and entertainment channels. The highly profitable league has been credited with keeping many networks like CBS, NBC, and FOX, afloat for a while now, and one could also throw ESPN into the mix. But a new report from Pacific Crest analysts Andy Hargreaves and Evan […]

Kansas City Chiefs Rumors: Team Could Move De’Anthony Thomas To Running Back, But Won’t Look To Ray Rice

The Kansas City Chiefs are rumored to be desperate about their running back quandary, with the loss of Jamaal Charles threatening to put the season out of reach and sending the team to some innovative solutions to account for his loss. The Chiefs have already dropped four straight games, and now must try to face […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: These Three Free Agent Running Backs And One Wide Receiver Could Be Options For Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys are dealing with so many injuries that it’s almost at the level of desperation by this point. Their star wide receiver Dez Bryant broke a bone in his foot, starting quarterback Tony Romo has a broken left clavicle, tight end Jason Witten had to sit out a game due to various injuries, […]

Cleveland Browns Rumors: Team Looking At Three Free Agent Running Backs And One Veteran Wide Receiver

The Cleveland Browns are preparing to open the 2015 NFL regular season, and they’re going to do it with a very weak running game. They’re currently dealing with second-year back Isaiah Crowell and rookie Duke Johnson, and that may not end up cutting it. Now, rumor has it the Browns are not only looking at […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Who Is The Starting Running Back For Week One Vs. New York Giants?

The Dallas Cowboys are through the preseason and now ready for the 2015 NFL season opener against the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football. Tony Romo and the rest of the team are ready to get things underway, but one big question remains and everyone is wondering who will be the starting running back. […]

Cleveland Browns Rumors: After Trading Away Terrance West, Team Targets Ray Rice

The Cleveland Browns proved once again that their history in making good draft picks is one that is never good at all. The Browns traded running back Terrance West away to the Tennessee Titans and put an end to his inconsistent time in the “Dawg Pound.” Well, it looks like the Browns actually already have […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Team Trades For Christine Michael, But Is Ray Rice Still On The Radar?

In the last couple of days, the Dallas Cowboys have gotten their roster down to the NFL-mandated 53 players and also made a trade. The trade was for running back Christine Michael, and he is the last person that anyone thought the Cowboys would bring in. Some wonder if the Cowboys are truly set at […]

Dallas Cowboys Trade Rumors: Seahawks RB Christine Michael Traded To The Cowboys

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Dallas Cowboys have finally acquired a running back, and it isn’t Montee Ball or Ray Rice. The Dallas Cowboys have traded for Seattle Seahawks halfback Christine Michael. Last season, Michael ran for 175 yards on just 34 attempts as he struggled for reps behind Marshawn Lynch and Robert […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Team Will Have Running Back By Committee Or Sign Another Big-Name Free Agent

The Dallas Cowboys were hoping that the loss of DeMarco Murray in free agency would be an easy fix. Well, they have a number of options currently on the roster to try and replace him, but injuries and lack of production have made things a bit stressful. Now, the Cowboys are looking at either going […]

Buffalo Bills Rumors: Team Could Turn To Ray Rice After LeSean McCoy Goes Down With Hamstring Injury

The Buffalo Bills are rumored to be looking into signing Ray Rice in an effort to help their injury-ridden backfield. The team’s top tailback, LeSean McCoy, went down in practice on Tuesday with a hamstring injury, ESPN noted. He is now the fifth running back out with an injury for the Bills, joining Fred Jackson, […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Team To Sign Ray Rice Or Pierre Thomas If Cardinals Sign Chris Johnson

Free agent running back Chris Johnson looks as if he will end up signing with the Arizona Cardinals after a visit this weekend. That takes one more back off the market for the Dallas Cowboys who are dealing with a host of injuries in the offensive backfield. With that, rumor has it that the Cowboys […]

Ray Rice Rumors: Cleveland Browns Fans Weigh In On Signing Rice

Ray Rice rumors have linked the Cleveland Browns to the former star running back. Many Rice rumors have floated around, including a return to the Baltimore Ravens. A report from on Friday (August 14) even quoted Browns’ head coach Mike Pettine saying he would be “OK” with the team bringing on Rice. That’s not […]

Cleveland Browns Rumors: Ray Rice Could Be Brought In To Jump-Start Offense Unless The Dallas Cowboys Sign Him First

In 2014, the Cleveland Browns dealt with a number of problems, but running back was one of the biggest. They had a running back carousel that saw them go through a handful of backs, with one never standing out above the others. Now, there is the possibility they could sign former Baltimore Ravens’ back Ray […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Starting Running Back For Thursday Night Now In Place

The Dallas Cowboys have had running back concerns ever since letting DeMarco Murray leave in free agency. Darren McFadden was signed and the team had a lot of faith in Joseph Randle while also having Lance Dunbar on the roster. Now, all three of them are dealing with injuries and it looks as if the […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Top 5 Rumors To Watch For In Training Camp

The Dallas Cowboys have training camp going in full force, but there are still a number of things that are not yet settled. Their running game was already kind of not all there, and now Darren McFadden is injured. Some spots on the offensive line are up for grabs, as well as in the secondary. […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Will Jerry Jones Go After Junior Galette? — Running Back’s Agent Contacts Team, But It Isn’t Ray Rice

The Dallas Cowboys are once again the center of attention, and unfortunately, it’s because their name is connected to two troublesome players. For the time being, these are nothing but rumors, but they’re flying around and Dallas is somewhat connected. Running back Chris Johnson‘s agent has reached out to the Cowboys, and troubled former New […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Ray Rice Preps To Resume NFL Career — Will The Cowboys Sign Him?

Ray Rice is a former running back for the Baltimore Ravens, and he’s now ready to resume his NFL career after the legal troubles he faced over the past year. He figures that both Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy got second chances for off-field problems, so why shouldn’t he? Now, many wonder which teams would […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Dez Bryant Willing To Sit Out Regular Season Games — How Long Will He Hold Out?

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has not yet signed his franchise tag offer from the team, and it surely doesn’t seem as if he is going to do so. Bryant is now contemplating sitting out the regular season opener, and there could actually be the chance that he misses even more games if a […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Would Signing Ray Rice Be The Right Move For Big D?

The Dallas Cowboys may think they have their entire team together and that everything is in place, but a lot of NFL experts think they are just telling themselves that. Others believe that the most pressing need is at running back and that there are a number of options out there for them to sign. […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Darren McFadden’s Injury Means Cowboys Need To Sign One Of These Running Backs Soon

The Dallas Cowboys’ running game for the 2015 season is already looking like it’s in trouble by some. Not only did they allow DeMarco Murray to walk away, but they failed to make a trade for Adrian Peterson and only brought in Darren McFadden. OTAs have just started and, already, McFadden has suffered an injury […]

Buffalo Bills Rumors: Team Could Take A Chance On Ray Rice, One League Executive Believes

The Buffalo Bills haven’t been afraid to reach for players with checkered pasts under new coach Rex Ryan, but new rumors indicate that the team could be taking a swing at one of the league’s most controversial players. Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is back on the market and waiting for a suitor, […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Adrian Peterson Trade Finally Seems Dead — What Other Running Back Options Do The Cowboys Have?

The Dallas Cowboys have been involved in the rumors of an Adrian Peterson trade for months and months, but now they appear to be finally dead. On Wednesday, Minnesota Vikings’ head coach essentially gave Peterson an ultimatum, and the running back finally released a message that gave clarity on his future. Now, where will the […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: If Adrian Peterson Doesn’t Get Traded, He May Retire From The NFL

Darren McFadden and Joseph Randle are set to be the primary running backs for the Dallas Cowboys as of this time. Sure, the rumors of trading for Adrian Peterson keep coming up, but nothing has really happened at all. Well, something may end up happening soon. It’s possible that if Peterson doesn’t get the trade […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Adrian Peterson Still Wants To Be Traded, Will Skip OTAs – Is He Dallas-Bound?

Without a trade happening right before or during the NFL Draft 2015, many were under the assumption that running back Adrian Peterson would not be traded this season. Well, the time is coming up for Organized Team Activities (OTAs), and Peterson is planning on skipping the Minnesota Vikings’ workouts which has rumors of him being […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Will Cowboys Sign Ray Rice Or Pursue Trade For Adrian Peterson?

The Dallas Cowboys have Darren McFadden as their primary running back for 2015 and Joseph Randle is their second back. Many fans, and experts, don’t believe that those men can get the job done. Rumors of a trade for Adrian Peterson or Matt Forte have been in place, but would the Cowboys go as far […]

Ray Rice Likely To Be Back On The Field This Season

The third-degree aggravated assault charge against running back Ray Rice after being caught on camera punching his wife (at the time she was his fiancé) in an elevator in February of 2014 was dismissed this week, meaning Ray Rice will be able to return to the NFL — should any team want him. The National […]

Ray Rice’s Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed By New Jersey Judge

Ray Rice’s domestic violence charges were dismissed by a New Jersey judge on Thursday. The dismissal of all charges came about because the former Baltimore Ravens running back completed a pretrial intervention program this week, according to the Baltimore Sun. Atlantic County Judge Michael A. Donio dismissed the charged after County Prosecutor James McClain presented […]

Ray Rice Case Dismissed: Former Baltimore Raven’s Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed By Judge

Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back who was caught on camera knocking his then-fiancée unconscious and dragging her body out of an elevator has just had his domestic violence case dismissed by Atlantic County Judge Michael Donio. County Prosecutor James McClain presented Judge Donio with the dismissal, and informed the judge that Rice […]

Brady Suspension Is Just One More Reason Why Roger Goodell Should Go

Roger Goodell’s handling of the Brady suspension is just another in a long line of decisions he has made that should have most people questioning his ability to lead any organization, let alone the National Football League. Goodell is all over the place when it comes to handing out suspensions. If you take into consideration […]

Ben Carson: Politically Incorrect Or Raving Lunatic? Six Quotes Proving Dr. Carson Is A Crazy Person

Dr. Ben Carson made medical history in 1987 when he became the first surgeon to separate conjoined twins fused at the head. On May 4, he announced his candidacy for the presidency. At his presidential campaign announcement in Detroit, Carson openly admitted “I gotta tell you something. I’m not politically correct,” which is probably the […]

Keith Olbermann To Boycott Floyd Mayweather Fight: ‘You Will Support This Excuse Of A Man?’

In what is being called “The Fight of the Century,” Floyd Mayweather will face Manny Pacquiao in a boxing match in Las Vegas on May 2, and it’s an event that has a lot of people talking. But there is at least one man who will not be watching. Keith Olbermann spoke out against the […]

Kurt Busch: Domestic Violence Charges Dropped Against NASCAR Star

Those familiar with NASCAR and Kurt Busch know Kurt can be somewhat of a hothead, not unlike many other NASCAR drivers and other professional athletes. The hard driving competitive spirit required to compete at professional levels such as Kurt Busch’s — one of only a few dozen or so top drivers in the world — […]

Alleged Dez Bryant Video: ‘It’s Five Times Worse Than Ray Rice’

Dez Bryant’s world could be on the brink of collapse following rumors of an alleged video involving the Dallas Cowboys star receiver. And while no video has ever surfaced, Heavy is reporting that a source who has seen the Dez Bryant video alleges it’s “five times worse than the Ray Rice video.” Ray Rice was […]

Ray Rice Offered $1M Contract, But With Strings Attached

Former NFL player Ray Rice was recently offered a $1 million contract for a new job. Even though it won’t put him back on the NFL playing field, it is at least related to the sport. TMZ Sports reports that Ray Rice was offered a job as a spokesperson for a fantasy football website, […]

How Will NFL Handle Hardy After Domestic Abuse Dismissal?

There has been a dismissal of domestic abuse charges against Greg Hardy after the accuser was a no-show in court on Monday. The court date was for the Carolina Panthers defensive end’s appeal of his 2014 conviction. The case was to begin Monday morning at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse in Charlotte, North Carolina, but Nicole […]

Buffalo Bills Rumors: With C.J. Spiller Likely Gone, Ray Rice Could Be A Target

The Buffalo Bills have already given a second chance to one controversial NFL player, and rumors indicate that they could be doing it for a second one as well. This weekend, the Bills signed guard Richie Incognito, who had been out of the league for a year after a bullying scandal with the Miami Dolphins. […]

Ray Rice Investigation: NFL Dropped The Ball, According To Independent Investigator

The results are in, and the NFL dropped the ball in the Ray Rice investigation. The New York Times is reporting that Robert S. Mueller III, the former FBI director who was selected by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to report on the league’s handling of the Ray Rice case, released his findings on Thursday of […]

Janay Palmer, Ray Rice’s Wife, Explains The Elevator Fight Video In Her Own Words

Janay Palmer, Ray Rice’s wife, has steadfastly stood by her husband during the whole hearing, demanding that the NFL reinstate Rice since they had already punished the former Baltimore Ravens player once with a two-day suspension. In a related report by the Inquisitr, Janay Palmer was furious that her husband was suspended indefinitely without pay, […]

Newly Released Ray Rice Video Of Elevator Incident Shows Couple Kissing In Handcuffs [Video]

It appears there was even more video footage captured on hotel security cameras that show the aftermath of the Ray Rice and Janay Palmer elevator incident. The video, secured by ABC News, shows the couple just after the incident took place. ABC reports that there was over 45 minutes of additional footage that had not […]

Ray Rice Interview: ‘No Relationship Is Perfect,’ Discusses Lack Of Apology

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice opened up Tuesday during his first televised interview since the controversial incident between him and his wife was publicly exposed earlier this year. One of the biggest topics covered during Ray’s interview with Matt Lauer was the incident in February where the NFL star was recorded punching Janay Palmer […]

Janay Rice Tells ‘Today’ Show’s Matt Lauer That The Ravens Fed Her An Apology Script

During an interview with the Today show host Matt Lauer, Janay Rice said that is was not her idea to publicly apologize for being a victim of domestic violence at the hands of her husband, Ray Rice. Rice, the wife of the NFL free agent, stated that the Baltimore Ravens “suggested” she apologize during a […]

Will Ray Rice Play Again This Year?

Could Ray Rice suit up and play again in the NFL in 2014? A new report, following the disgraced player’s reinstatement by the NFL, claims it’s a distinct possibility. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports at least four teams have expressed interest in Rice. Schefter claims Indianapolis and New Orleans were linked to interest in Rice but […]

Janay Rice On Roger Goodell: ‘I Can’t Say He’s Telling The Truth’

In an interview set to air in the coming week, Janay Rice is speaking out about her husband’s suspension from the NFL, and the way league commissioner Roger Goodell handled the situation. As the Washington Post notes, Rice first made extensive comments to ESPN, before filming the interview with Matt Lauer, parts of which will […]

Roger Goodell Resigning? Insiders Believe Ray Rice Situation Will Sink NFL Commissioner

Roger Goodell may be forced to resign after a judge overturned his suspension of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, dealing the NFL’s commissioner another blow during his tenure. Goodell has received widespread criticism for his handling of Rice’s suspension. The NFL commissioner originally gave Rice a two-game suspension, though it was extended indefinitely […]

Disgraced After Domestic Abuse Incident, Ray Rice Cleared To Return To The NFL

Former Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice won an appeal against the NFL this week, and was cleared to return to the field. The NFL said his suspension had been “arbitrary,” and he “did not mislead anyone” in his prior hearing about the domestic abuse incident that left his now-wife Janay Rice unconscious in an […]

Janay Rice Stands Up For Husband In New Essay, Recalls ‘Elevator Incident’

Janay Rice has become something of an unwilling face to the domestic violence awareness movement. Throughout the ordeal that began earlier this year with TMZ releasing two videos showing Ray Rice knock her out with two left hooks in an Atlantic City elevator, she has remained steadfastly in her husband’s corner. Now in a new […]

Roger Goodell ‘Lied’ About Rice Interview, ESPN’s Bill Simmons Gets Last Laugh?

Although Ray Rice is likely breathing a sigh of relief after his “indefinite” suspension from the NFL was overturned today, one ESPN sports columnist may be getting the last laugh on another matter. When the news broke that the former Baltimore Ravens player was reinstated immediately as a free agent on Friday, Think Progress reiterated […]