Archive for the ‘celebrity’ Category

Chris Long on show of support for Malcolm Jenkins: “I just told Malcolm, ‘I’m here for you.’”

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins has been raising a fist in the air during the national anthem since last season as a symbol of protest. Thursday night against the Buffalo Bills, Jenkins was joined in a show of unity as defensive end Chris Long stood adjacent with his arm draped on Jenkins’ shoulders. The events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, Va. led Long – a University of Virginia alum – to feel an obligation to join Jenkins in a show of support.

Marshawn Lynch dodged questions about sitting for the national anthem like only he can

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Marshawn Lynch is notoriously tight-lipped in his conversations with the media, but there were many wondering if he’d speak about his decision to sit during the national anthem of his first preseason game with the Oakland Raiders. The answer was no. When asked about it Thursday, Lynch rambled about nothing in particular and gave no real answer about his motivations. The video is quiet, but he was first asked about the “elephant in the room.” “I think that elephant just left the room cause a little mouse ran in here,” Lynch said. “Didn’t they say elephants are scared of mouses or something? That motherfucker left, cousin.” Then he was asked if it’d matter to him if Raiders fans wearing his jersey

Tom Brady Helps Father Make His Son’s Dream Happen

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Tom Brady provides you with today's feel-good moment, straight from Patriots camp. The legendary quarterback took some time after practice Thursday to visit with 11-year-old fan, Gabe Lester, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2011. Lester, who came

Documents: Ezekiel Elliott’s accuser admitted to talk of leveraging sex videos of herself and RB for money

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

The woman who accused Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott of domestic violence admitted to NFL investigators having a text exchange in which she discussed leveraging sex videos featuring her and Elliott for money from the player, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. The exchange is contained in the 160-page report prepared by NFL investigators into allegations that Elliott committed multiple acts of violence against ex-girlfriend Tiffany Thompson.

Tom Brady says his mother is ‘on the road to recovery’ after cancer battle

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Tom Brady's mother is on "the road to recovery" after a battle with cancer, the quarterback said today. In an interview with the Kirk & Callahan radio show to launch the 2017 WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon, Brady said that his mother, Galynn Brady, recently got back "really positive" rest results and "couldn't be any better considering everything she's gone through." Brady did not give details about his mother's condition, nor did he specify the type of cancer with which she was diagnosed. “She’s doing really well," Brady said. "Everyone in our family is so happy." Brady, 40, told the radio hosts that much of his mother's treatment took place during the 2016-2017 football season, during

Look at all this cool, old stuff Redskins fans have picked up over the years

Monday, August 14th, 2017

The only thing cooler than a piece of Redskins swag is an old piece of Redskins swag. And thanks to a single tweet on Monday night, that fact was reinforced by plenty of Washington fans.The tweet came from Chad Dukes, who hosts his own weekday radio show

Michael Bennett’s Reason For Protesting The National Anthem Resonates With Most Of Us

Monday, August 14th, 2017

With the white supremacy march in Charlottesville, Va., and hateful rhetoric spewing across the U.S.A. this past weekend (and for centuries), visible figures in the entertainment and sports arenas are using their voices and platform to inspire change. Like Colin Kaepernick and Marshawn Lynch, another fellow pro-NFLer displayed his beliefs to combat unfair treatment. Per ESPN, Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett sat on the bench while the “Star-Spangled Banner” played ahead of the team’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Marshawn Lynch Sits During The National Anthem

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

While Colin Kaepernick remains an unsigned free agent due to his refusal to stand during the National Anthem, Oakland Raiders Running Back Marshawn Lynch staged his own silent protest when he too took a knee during the Star Spangled Banner during Saturday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Despite the Raiders losing 20-10 against the Cardinals, all the talk was on Lynch’s silent protest.

Robert Kraft told a great story about trying to get Vince Wilfork sized for a custom leather jacket while in Italy

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

The New England Patriots held a retirement press conference on Wednesday for veteran defensive tackle Vince Wilfork where owner Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick shared many stories about Wilfork. Among them was a story about Kraft inviting Wilfork and his wife on a vacation to Italy during the offseason. Kraft said that while in Italy, they went to a leather worker's small shop to get custom leather jackets.

Now that her husband Jay Cutler is with the Miami Dolphins, what does that mean for Kristin Cavallari?

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Kristin Cavallari is going all Miami on us! Her football playing husband, Jay Cutler, just got hired in a sweet one-year deal ($10 million plus incentives) as the quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, to replace the team’s QB Ryan Tannehill, who is sidelined with a knee injury. Cutler came out of retirement to help out the Dolphins; word is Cavallari helped him make the decision to say yes. We mean, c’mon: Who wouldn’t want to hang out in the Magic City for a year? She congratulated her hubby in an Instagram post with a pic of the two embracing. “And he’s off…but this time as a dolphin. #MiamiDolphins.” We think Cavallari, who now designs a line of jewelry and shoes, will fit in Miami just fine.