football

Open Thread: Is The NFL Ready for Michael Sam?

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Over the weekend, Michael Sam became the first openly gay man to be drafted by the NFL. Although he wasn’t in one of the top rounds, the St. Louis Rams still found potential in him. But not everyone was too happy about him being drafted,...

Jameis Winton’s Lawyer Says DNA Matches Due To Consensual Sex

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  Jameis Winston is a Florida State football player that is currently involved in a rape investigation.  Allegations surfaced last week that the Heisman Trophy prospect was involved in an investigation of a reported sexual assault that occurred in  December 2012. The accuser, who was a...

He Said: Incognito & Martin Are Both Wrong

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This week’s “His Side” to last week’s post on the Richie Incognito & Jonathan Martin fiasco:  http://www.clutchmagonline.com/2013/11/she-said-man-down/ — I’m 6’3” and 305 lbs. Outside of wrestling one semester in high school (hated the unitard) I have never played organized scholastic sports. However, I have played in countless...

She Said: Man Down

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I’ve been following the story of Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito for the last week or so. Both men are players for the Miami Dolphins. Or were, rather, at this point. It seems that Mr. Incognito, who by all accounts is an angry racist white...

Disgruntled Grambling Football Players Air Their Grievances

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Student athletes have it bad, and from the looks of the grievances documented by Grambling State football players, they’re quite valid. Last Friday, players decided not to travel for the Tigers’ game at Jackson State this Saturday, according to the Gramblinite.  On top of the firing of...

Pigskins & Stilettos – Who’s Your NFL Team?

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A few years ago I was bamboozled into joining a fantasy football league and I named my team Pigskins and Stilettos. I thought it was the greatest name ever. Why do I say bamboozled?