Archive for September, 2017

  • NFL Players Seeking Month Dedicated to Activism

    NFL Players Seeking Month Dedicated to Activism

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 20, 2017 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    A group of four NFL players sent the league a memo in August requesting support and asking for a month to be dedicated to social activism soon after commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly talked to several players regarding their game-day activism efforts. According to Yahoo! Sports, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael […]

     
  • DeMaurice Smith Re-Elected NFLPA Executive Director

    DeMaurice Smith Re-Elected NFLPA Executive Director

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 19, 2017 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    DeMaurice Smith was re-elected NFL Players Association executive director on Tuesday night by a 14-0 vote of the selection committee. The three-year term runs through 2021, which coincides with the final year of the current collective bargaining agreement. “This union is centered on player leadership. I am proud of their […]

     
  • Andrew Bogut Signs With Los Angeles Lakes for One Year

    Andrew Bogut Signs With Los Angeles Lakes for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 18, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Free-agent center Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to agent David Bauman. The deal is for a veterans minimum of $2.3 million, Bauman confirmed on Twitter. Sources told ESPN the deal is not fully guaranteed. Bogut suffered a broken leg during his […]

     
  • Greg Olsen Suffers Broken Foot in Week 2

    Greg Olsen Suffers Broken Foot in Week 2

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 17, 2017 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen suffered a broken right foot in the first half of Sunday’s home opener against the Buffalo Bills. Olsen came out in the second half on crutches and wearing a walking boot on the foot. The team announced he would not return to the game, […]

     
  • Odell Beckham Jr. Officially Listed as Questionable for Week 2

    Odell Beckham Jr. Officially Listed as Questionable for Week 2

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 16, 2017 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was officially listed as questionable for the second straight week with an ankle injury. Beckham missed the Giants’ opener last Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys. He is believed to have a better chance to play Monday night against the Detroit Lions, […]

     
  • Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola Ruled Out for Pats/Saints Game

    Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola Ruled Out for Pats/Saints Game

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 15, 2017 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    The New England Patriots will be without starting linebacker Dont’a Hightower and top slot receiver Danny Amendola for Sunday’s road game against the New Orleans Saints, as the club has officially ruled them out with injuries. Hightower has a right knee injury that he sustained in the third quarter of […]

     
  • New York Knicks Sign Jarrett Jack for One Year

    New York Knicks Sign Jarrett Jack for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 14, 2017 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

    The New York Knicks will finalize an agreement with veteran free agent Jarrett Jack in the coming days, according to league sources. The 33-year-old point guard has been limited by two major right knee injuries in the past two seasons. If healthy, he gives the Knicks another veteran to potentially […]

     
  • Brian Cushing Suspended 10 Games for PEDs

    Brian Cushing Suspended 10 Games for PEDs

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 13, 2017 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended 10 games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Wednesday. Cushing will be eligible to return to Houston’s active roster on Nov. 28, ahead of the team’s game that week against the Baltimore Ravens. It’s a significant blow […]

     
  • Randy Moss, Ray Lewis Lead List of First-Year HOF Nominees

    Randy Moss, Ray Lewis Lead List of First-Year HOF Nominees

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 12, 2017 at 11:49 pm 0 comments

    Star linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and game-breaking wide receiver Randy Moss are among 11 first-year eligible players for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also part of the 108 early nominees who are eligible for the first time, having been retired for five years when the class is […]

     
  • David Johnson, Out Indefinitely With Dislocated Wrist

    David Johnson, Out Indefinitely With Dislocated Wrist

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 11, 2017 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

    Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson will seek a second opinion on the left wrist injury he suffered in Sunday’s 35-23 loss to the Detroit Lions, but the early prognosis is a dislocated wrist that will require surgery, coach Bruce Arians said Monday. The Cardinals will know the full extent […]