- September 1, 2015
When it comes to the domestic violence case of Ezekiel Elliott, Roger Goodell’s NFL investigative tactics and system did one of two things. 1. Wrongly convicted a player of a heinous act by ignoring, prohibiting or outright hiding exculpatory evidence, witnesses and opinion. 2. Allowed a player who committed a heinous act to walk free,READ MORE
During his Hall of Fame career, Tracy McGrady fell into the lame NBA nickname tradition of having his name lazily reduced to an initial and a condensed last name. But for some reason “T-Mac” really served its purpose. It gave the impression that McGrady was some futuristic, position-less, droopy-eyed superhero created by engineering geeks andREAD MORE
In a lot of ways, the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles are alike. There are the blatant differences: The Cowboys’ five Super Bowl wins to the Eagles’ three pre-Super Bowl titles, Dallas’ running — and league-leading — collection of suspended players, the inexperience of Philly coach Doug Pederson in contrast to the six-year run ofREAD MORE
The commissioner of the NFL issued a statement of support for Michael Bennett late on Wednesday, and in his statement there’s a distinct echo of the most vilified man in his league. The sports world was rattled on Wednesday as Bennett, one of the more respected players in football, wrote a frightening social media postREAD MORE
A year has passed since Colin Kaepernick first protested the national anthem. In one sense, his initiative has foundered: the quarterback is out of work and the intended discussion of police brutality and accountability has continually veered to a debate about the American flag and patriotism. Just last weekend, the Cleveland police union boss whoREAD MORE
Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over violation of the NFL’s domestic violence policy was upheld by arbitrator Harold Henderson on Tuesday. Henderson ruled in the NFL’s favor, which was first reported by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. The suspension won’t begin until Week 2, meaning Elliott will be able to play in the season openerREAD MORE
The 27-year-old Real Madrid forward and French national team player Karim Benzema was charged with blackmailing another footballer and his fellow France national team member Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. According to investigators, he helped blackmailers to persuade Valbuena to pay money. Otherwise, blackmailers threatened to release the video sometime before the Euro 2016
FIFA has finally named all the candidates who will enter the presidential race. There are in total seven names on the list. Who will replace the currently suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter? We will find it out next year, on Feb. 26.
With the expected absence of Netherlands in the European Championship in 2016 it seems that the most interesting soccer country is missing. The Oranje are famous for their scandalous coaches and players, crazy fans and impressive skills. Yet, the biggest European Championship will have a lot of other star teams and this year’s bonus of
October 3 was not the best day for the Chelsea soccer club. The team had a meeting with Southampton that ended with a 3-1 defeat. The club’s manager Jose Mourinho said afterward that “referees are afraid” to give any decisions in favor of Chelsea.