Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Takk McKinley was going to pay $3,000 for a lock of his own hair

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

The backstory: McKinley, a rookie best known for professing his love for his late grandmother on draft night, lost one of his dreadlocks during Week 3’s victory over the Detroit Lions. “I honestly thought I was going to buy it for like $20,” McKinley said, per ESPN. Probably “about $3,000,” McKinley said.

49ers issue vague statement as some players kneel, some stand

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

The 49ers joined the ranks of teams that wanted to say . Before today’s game against the Cardinals, the 49ers gathered during the anthem with some players kneeling while others stood behind the players who were kneeling. The 49ers also issued a vague statement, which looks designed to keep everyone happy but will probably make no one happy.

Delanie Walker posts about receiving death threats after protest comments

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Titans tight end Delanie Walker says his family has received death threats due to NFL players protesting racial inequality. The fallout from the racial equality protests taking place during the national anthem at NFL games keeps getting uglier. Along with a constant stream of insults hurled by President Donald Trump, fans promising to boycott games and a social movement that has been co-opted in numerous ways, now comes news that Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker and his family are receiving death threats due to his stance.

Two Washington players make boy’s birthday great during chance encounter

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

A chance encounter with two men who turned out to be Washington running backs led to a boy having a tremendous birthday. Joey Snapp, who judging by his Twitter feed is a fan of the rival Dallas Cowboys, posted a story on his Facebook page on Tuesday about an interaction he saw at a Gamestop store near his home, and presumably near Washington’s training facility in Ashburn, Va. Nicely done: Washington RB Rob Kelley and teammate Keith Marshall performed a random act of kindness this week.

I’m A Veteran From Pittsburgh, And I Support The Steelers’ Silent Protest

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Pittsburgh, an unassuming town, west of the Appalachian Mountains, comes alive with passion and pride on game night. This diverse population of hardworking “Yinzers” religiously comes together in dive bars across the city to cheer on their beloved Steelers. If we have one thing in common here, it’s that we all bleed black and gold. However, on Sunday, Sept. 24th, many angry Pittsburghers took to social media to express their disgust after the players stayed in the locker room as the national anthem resounded over an empty field.

Washington NFL players overhear boy’s birthday wish and make it come true

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

One little boy got the birthday surprise of a lifetime when he was wistfully looking at an Xbox One in GameStop. A Facebook user detailed what he witnessed while in the store: “Today I witnessed one of the most amazing acts of kindness I’ve ever witnessed. I was in Gamestop and a child walked in around 11 years old talking about how his birthday was coming up and he’s wanted an Xbox One for a few years, but his parents couldn’t afford it. Another customer overheard this and walked up and asked the child what the issue was. The child explained again that he wanted an Xbox for the last few years for his birthday and his parents couldn’t afford it. These two gentlemen told the kid they wanted to

Weekly Rewind: The best Porsches ever, a new Nest security system, Google’s HTC acquisition

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

A lot can happen in a week when it comes to tech. The constant onslaught of news makes it nigh impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled

NY Jet Bart Scott + NY Giant Amani Toomer Team Up with Chefs in Our Grill-Off

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

A little friendly competition never hurt anybody, right? Well, that’s what went down when Rach’s team -- chef Anne Burrell and former New York Jets linebacker Bart Scott -- went head to head in the kitchen with co-host Jesse Palmer’s team -- chef Sunny

God save the Queen…from the Baltimore Ravens social media team

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

This weekend, the Baltimore Ravens are packing up and heading across the pond for another Yahoo!-streamed brunch matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars that we will probably watch, despite the fact we should know much, much better by now.

Tom Brady Can Afford This $16,000 Diet That You Probably Can’t

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Tom Brady is a genetic freak, partially because Tom Brady eats like a freak. Granted, Brady eats like freak worth more than $197 million, but like a freak nonetheless. The New England Patriots quarterback is 40 years old, just won his fifth Super Bowl and is releasing his new book The TB12 Method to tell folks how he altered his diet to accomplish all of the above.