Ben Roethlisberger laughs off talk he no longer cares about football

November 22nd, 2017

PITTSBURGH -- Steelers quarterback? Ben Roethlisberger is taking notice of critics who think he doesn't care anymore in light of his flirtation with retirement in the offseason. Fresh off a four-touchdown performance against the Tennessee Titans, Roethlisberger said on his weekly radio show that such critics "don't know what they are talking about." "In a way it's like, 'Wait a second, you're going to take a shot at me and you don't know me?'" Roethlisberger said on his Tuesday show, which is broadcast on 93.7 The Fan Pittsburgh. "I'm going to go out here and bust my butt every day and be limping with bruises and put my body and my family through this and not care? You're absolutely nuts." From

Manny Osborne-Paradis focused on Olympic push

November 22nd, 2017
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Canada's Manny Osborne-Paradis makes his season debut in men's downhill at Lake Louise, Alta., on Saturday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 2 p.m. ET), looking to carry over a strong finish to the 2016-17 season and a productive summer of strength training.

Akeem Haynes thinks he can be the CFL’s fastest man

November 22nd, 2017
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He won an Olympic medal on the track, but football is his true love. That's why Canada's Akeem Haynes is trying to beat the odds once again by chasing his gridiron dream.

Trump Hits Out At NFL, LaVar Ball in Pre-Thanksgiving Tweet Storm

November 22nd, 2017

President Donald Trump was on the attack again Wednesday, taking to Twitter to excoriate the NFL over its approach to anthem protests and tearing into the father of a UCLA basketball player who was arrested for shoplifting earlier this month in China.  Trump's broadside against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell marks the second time this week the President has focused his early morning missives towards the world of professional football and the controversy surrounding the actions of some players who kneel during the playing of "The Star Spangled Banner" before games in symbolic protest of racial and social inequality. The NFL is now thinking about a new idea - keeping teams in the Locker Room during

Daily Dose: Capital Punisher

November 22nd, 2017

The National Football League rolls into Week 12, or Thanksgiving week, and most fantasy regular seasons have two weeks left. This is always a difficult time for fantasy owners trying to make decisions, with three early-week kickoffs. The Washington Redskins will rely upon rookie Samaje Perine to do their heavy lifting for the remainder of the season with Rob Kelley and Chris Thompson each done for the season.

Lions waive defensive tackle Khyri Thornton

November 22nd, 2017

The Detroit Lions waived veteran defensive tackle Khyri Thornton on Tuesday. Thornton had recorded just three tackles in four games since returning to the roster from suspension last month. He played 68 defensive snaps and 16 special teams snaps in

Jerry Jones backs off litigation threat over Roger Goodell

November 21st, 2017

The saber rattling from Jerry Jones appears over. The Dallas Cowboys owner won’t sue the league or its owners, he told USA Today on Tuesday, after making litigation threats over the contract extension of commissioner Roger Goodell. Jones was at odds with Goodell over a laundry list of issues, some of which include the commissioner’s hefty salary, the league office’s stance on players protesting during the national anthem and overall player discipline, particularly the NFL’s controversial handling of Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension.

Denver Broncos, 3-7, Turn to Paxton Lynch

November 21st, 2017

Once again, the Broncos are playing musical chairs at quarterback. As Denver travels to face the Raiders, it'll be second-year pro Paxton Lynch starting, with Brock Osweiler expected to be inactive after playing the past three weeks (Lynch, Osweiler, and Trevor Siemian have each now spent time at first, second, and third on the depth chart). This is clearly the right move for the 3-7 Broncos.

Birthday boy Ben Bishop shines as Stars rally to beat Habs

November 21st, 2017
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Devin Shore and Jason Spezza scored 59 seconds apart late in the second period to lift the Dallas Stars over the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Vladimir Tarasenko records Gordie Howe hat trick as Blues beat up Oilers

November 21st, 2017
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Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals and two assists and got in a rare fight Tuesday night, helping the St. Louis Blues to an 8-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.