2012 NFL Pre-Season: Cardinals Name John Skelton Starting QB Over Kevin Kolb For Season-Opener

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Getty Images With 31 NFL teams already set to go on who will be their starting quarterback for the season-opener next week, the Arizona Cardinals finally joined the group, picking their starter Friday. According to ESPN, the Cardinals have decided that John Skelton will open up the season for Arizona as they face the Seattle […]

Redskins Safety Tanard Jackson Suspended By NFL For One Season After Substance Abuse

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Getty Images ESPN is reporting that Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended without pay for one full NFL season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy for a third time. Jackson, who lost time due to suspensions while with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, cannot have his case reviewed any earlier than Aug 31, […]

Former Saginaw Valley State Football Player Claims He Was Sexually Assaulted By Teammates

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MLive.com A former freshman member of the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals football team has told police that he was sexually assaulted by his teammates. USA Today via MLive.com is reporting claims that after the young man refused to sing in front of the team, he was surrounded by his teammates as two of them rubbed […]

2012 NFL Pre-Season: Patriots Release Veteran WR Deion Branch

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Getty Images According ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the New England Patriots have released veteran wide receiver Deion Branch. Branch, the Super Bowl 39 MVP, became a casualty of the Patriots’ youth movement at receiver. He had 51 catches for 702 yards and five touchdowns last season with New England. The Patriots will now proceed with […]

Michigan RB Fitzgerald Toussaint Suspended For Season-Opener Against Alabama

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US Presswire Michigan Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke likes to preach discipline, ethics, accountability and responsibility. Friday morning, he talked the talk, then walked the walk. ESPN is reporting that Hoke suspended his starting running back Fitzgerald Toussaint and back up defensive end Frank Clark for the season-opener against defending national-champions Alabama Crimson Tide. “The decision was not […]

Los Angeles Dodgers: The Logic of Taking On Big Stars and Huge Salaries

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Stephen Dunn/Getty Images The Los Angeles Dodgers have gone all out this year, trading for Hanley Ramirez, Shane Victorino, Joe Blanton, and four former Boston Red Sox players in one big swap: Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett, Nick Punto and a game-changer in Adrian Gonzalez. Right now, the Dodgers are what one would call “stacked.” They have […]

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Responds to Giants DE’s Comments

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Getty Images The back-and-forth battle between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been relentless. On Thursday, Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka fired another shot when he stated “the Giants have been whupping the Cowboys’ ass for a long time now.” Jones responded to Kiwanuka, and sounded a little humbled, according to […]

Padres’ Dale Thayer Is Probably the Best Reliever You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

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Getty Images The San Diego Padres have a surplus of pitching within their organization. From top to bottom, there’s always a top pitching prospect waiting in the wings. The assumption is that most of this pitching has been accumulated from the massive amounts of trades they have made over the past couple of years, but […]

2012 NFL Injury Rumors: Vikings RB Adrian Peterson a Game-Time Decision For Season-Opener

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Associated Press Many people are going back and forth regarding whether or not Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be in uniform for the September 9 season-opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. NFL.com is reporting that head coach Leslie Frazier is hinting at Peterson being a game time decision. Frazier is being slightly coy when pressed […]

Washington Nationals: What Has Happened To Bryce Harper?

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Jason O. Watson/Getty Images Everyone talks about Los Angeles Angels rookie stud Mike Trout, but what about Bryce Harper? It is clearly known by baseball fans everywhere that Harper has been struggling as of late with the Washington Nationals.  Is he only struggling because he is always being compared to the other rookie outfielder Trout? […]

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Thinks Tom Brady Is Better Than Joe Montana

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Getty Images New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft thinks highly of his franchise quarterback, and he should. The Patriots have won three Super Bowls under Tom Brady‘s helm and have played in five total. Under Brady and head coach Bill Belichick, New England has become the gold standard for NFL franchises. Kraft’s admiration definitely was shown for […]

10 Predictions for the Upcoming NFL Season

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Getty Images With a little less than a week to go before the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys get the NFL season underway in New Jersey, it’s time to make some predictions about what we might see in the coming season. Some of these predictions may be obvious, while others may shock you, but […]

Bills Traded for Tarvaris Jackson, Thinks He Can Pick Up Offense Better Than Vince Young

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Quarterback Vince Young was very inconsistent and slow in picking up the Buffalo Bills offense, that they had no problem paying Tarvaris Jackson a bit more money to be a capable backup while releasing Young. Jackson is a strong-armed quarterback who is accustomed to playing in a quick passing system. Young was unable to be consistent with […]

Ravens RB Ray Rice Aiming for 1,000 Rushing and Receiving Yards

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Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has gotten his long-term security and now he wants to join a sacred club. Rice wants to do what only Roger Craig and Marshall Faulk have ever done: gain 1,000 yards rushing and receiving in a single season. “My thing ain’t just rushing yards,” Rice tells USA Today. “I’m […]

New York Jets Send 19 Players To a Leadership Training Seminar

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New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has grown irritated with his locker room constantly being in disarray.  With that, he came up with a family-type bonding situation. In a report from USA Today, Ryan sent quarterback Mark Sanchez, cornerback Darrelle Revis, backup quarterback Tim Tebow, wide receiver Santonio Holmes and 15 other Jets players to a […]