Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The accident occurred on Mount Bonnell Road in West Austin after 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the report. Austin-Travis County EMS said on Twitter it responded to an “auto v motorcycle” incident and reported […]

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Raiders’ Antonio Brown Loses Helmet Grievance

First it was Antonio Brown’s feet that made news. Now it’s his head. Brown, the star receiver who joined the Raiders this year, appears to have lost an ongoing dispute about his helmet. In short, Brown prefers to wear the make of helmet he has been wearing for years, but the N.F.L. says that type, now 10 years old, is […]

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Antonio Brown reportedly had his old helmet repainted after being told he couldn't use it but was caught because it looked noticeably off

Antonio Brown’s time with the Oakland Raiders is off to a weird start. According to reports, Brown is absent from training camp due to frustrations with the NFL’s new helmet rules, which will force him to change helmets this year. Brown reportedly went as far as to repaint his old helmet in an effort to keep wearing it on the […]

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Antonio Brown's mysterious foot issue is reportedly frostbite caused by not wearing proper footwear in a cryotherapy machine

Antonio Brown has been day-to-day at Oakland Raiders training camp with a somewhat mysterious foot issue. According to a report, Brown suffered frostbite on his feet from going into a cryotherapy machine without proper footwear. Brown posted a picture on social media showing what appeared to be severely blistered feet. It’s unclear the severity of his foot issue and if […]

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NFL greed leaving fewer reasons to be the good guy

OK, let’s play “Let’s Say.” Let’s say you’re a reasonably well-adjusted adult living in the Jacksonville, Fla., area who previously spent some big dough on Jaguars tickets, parking, food and drink. That attraction has receded, as the Jags have had one winning season in the past 11, with 22 of their players arrested over that same period. The Jags’ most […]

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Behind-the-scenes game-day jobs you never knew existed

When we go to games as fans, we’re focused on what happens for the two to three hours on the court or the field. But there’s so much more to what happens on game day than what the public sees. We take you behind the scenes and share the stories of four figures central to making these games that we […]

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#TakeAKnee: Groups, fans slam NFL national anthem protest rule

National Football League’s new policy fining teams if players kneel during national anthem criticised as ‘un-American’. Right groups, fans, sports analysts and players have hit back at the National Football League’s (NFL) decision to fine teams if their players refused to stand for the pre-game US national anthem, renewing debate over racial injustice and the right to protest in the […]

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