Michael Vick killed dogs; the Eagles welcomed him in. Riley Cooper publicly screamed the n-word; Eagles kept him. Ray Lewis was guilty of obstruction of justice in a murder case that you do not have to look far to realize he had more to do with; Ravens were so put off by this, they built their team around him as their face and leader of the franchise. Ben Roethlisberger was involved in a rape case that led to a civil suit which was “settled”; the Steelers, the NFL bastion of civility, kept him on after a 4-game suspension (even lowered by the NFL from 6). Leonard Little committed a DWI manslaughter and the Rams overlooked it – just as they did when he committed yet another DWI later in his career.
But Michael Sam, committing no crimes, but daring to be himself, an openly gay man, is a distraction. Continue reading
The Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 to advance to Super Bowl 48 on a last-minute
interception tip by Richard Sherman that fell into the hands of fellow defender Malcolm Smith.
It was a heck of a play, but what happened next will probably be what everyone is talking about tomorrow. Continue reading
For the better part of the off-season, Seattle Seahawks defender, Richard Sherman, has been running his mouth on Twitter, talking himself up as the best cornerback in the NFL.
The target of his rants has been injured Jets CB, Darrelle Revis, as can be seen in this previous post.
Today, Darrelle Revis finally responded. Continue reading
A day doesn’t go by without a story about the Jets. For once, a particular story has not manifested itself from Florham Park, but rather Seattle, Washington.
Seahawks cornerback, Richard Sherman, decided Thursday night to tell the world how much he thinks of himself – by trying to prove he is better than Darrelle Revis: Continue reading