Archive for September, 2014

  • NFLPA Signs New Drug Policy

    NFLPA Signs New Drug Policy

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 13, 2014 at 12:43 am 0 comments

    On Friday, the NFL Players Association voted to agree to a new drug policy, one that clears the way for the implementation of testing for human growth hormone for the 2014 season. Testing for HGH was first agreed upon by the owners in 2011, but the players backed away from […]

     
  • AP Deactivated, Ray Rice Banned– So Why Is Greg Hardy Still Playing?

    AP Deactivated, Ray Rice Banned– So Why Is Greg Hardy Still Playing?

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 13, 2014 at 12:01 am 0 comments

    On Friday, one of the worst weeks in recent NFL history got worse when All-Pro Adrian Peterson was indicted on child endangerment charges with an arrest warrant issued. The Minnesota Vikings deactivated him from Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. This of course, comes mere days after Ray Rice […]

     
  • Fantasy Fallout– Adrian Peterson out for Week Two, At Least

    Fantasy Fallout– Adrian Peterson out for Week Two, At Least

    Fantasy Sports, Mike Aglialoro September 12, 2014 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

    On Friday, All-Pro Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted by a Texas grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child, with a warrant issued for his arrest. This shocking turn of events led to his deactivation for Sunday’s week two matchup against the New […]

     
  • Cutting the Competition

    Cutting the Competition

    Dave Tice, Featured Writers, MMA September 12, 2014 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

    When it comes to any sport, gaining an edge can go a long way. For high performance athletes an edge is not only important, it can be a key factor in winning and losing.  Because of this fact athletes can go to great lengths to obtain an edge, and the […]

     
  • Fantasy Football Week Two- Sit ’em Down!!!

    Fantasy Football Week Two- Sit ’em Down!!!

    Fantasy Sports, Mike Aglialoro, Videos September 11, 2014 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

    As good as it was for Start ’em Up, it was a terrible inaugural week for Sit ’em Down, with a 3-5 record after Megatron’s big game, so with that, we return for Fantasy Football Week Two, where I can only hope to do better this time– QB- Phillip Rivers, […]

     
  • Fantasy Football Week Two– Start ’em Up!!!

    Fantasy Football Week Two– Start ’em Up!!!

    Fantasy Sports, Mike Aglialoro, Videos September 11, 2014 at 12:12 pm 1 comment

    It was a good first week for Start ’em Up, going 6-3 for the week. In my 14-team league, Le’veon Bell and Cordelle Patterson led the charge, while Tony Romo and the Cowboys led the disappointment in my keeper league. So with that, it’s time for Fantasy Football Week Two, […]

     
  • A Dangerous Upward Trend

    A Dangerous Upward Trend

    Jake Dixon, NFL September 10, 2014 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    This week reports came out of Arizona that former All-pro linebacker/defensive end John Abraham would be taking time off from the team to deal with severe memory loss issues that he has been dealing with since last year. Abraham is a 36-year old veteran of the league who began his […]

     
  • Will TMZ and Ray Rice Bring Roger Goodell Down?

    Will TMZ and Ray Rice Bring Roger Goodell Down?

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 9, 2014 at 1:15 am 0 comments

    TMZ has almost been acting like the police of the sports world over the last few months. First they blew the whistle on Donald Sterling’s racist side, then they released the video of Ray Rice punching his girlfriend, after initially releasing what was thought to be the only video of […]

     
  • NCAA Takes Back Penn State’s Bowl Ban, Scholarship Limits

    NCAA Takes Back Penn State’s Bowl Ban, Scholarship Limits

    College, Featured Writers, Jay Rofsky September 8, 2014 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

    The Jerry Sandusky scandal back in 2012 suddenly seems like it was a lifetime ago, for some. Just two years later, the NCAA has decided to remove the bowl/postseason ban as well as the scholarship penalty on Penn State University. The original punishment inflicted by the NCAA towards the University […]

     
  • Recapping the Rookies– Week One

    Recapping the Rookies– Week One

    Jake Dixon, NFL September 8, 2014 at 10:22 pm 0 comments

    – The dynamic duo of JJ Watt and Jadeveon Clowney doesn’t seem like it’ll be anything special for Houston Texan fans to watch on Sunday anytime soon, as the number one overall pick in the 2014 Draft didn’t even get to finish his first professional game before leaving in the […]