Baltimore’s Arena Football League team announces first player signings

By: Baltimore Sun Baltimore’s new Arena Football League team announced Monday that it has signed its first players, including a member of the 2014 New England Patriots Super Bowl championship team and two Maryland natives. Defensive back Alfonzo Dennard, who was a … Continue reading


Turning the NFL’s pot problem into a profit center

By: Steve Rosenbloom This Week In Pot: After Sports Authority filed for bankruptcy, the Broncos began looking for a new sponsor for Mile High Stadium, and you know who stepped up? A couple marijuana companies in Colorado, that’s who. The two … Continue reading



By: Phil Perry Tom Brady and the NFLPA haven’t officially decided on how they will proceed now that Brady’s four-game suspension has been reinstated, but it sounds like their fight with the NFL isn’t over. NFLPA spokesman George Atallah joined … Continue reading


Navy secretary says two Midshipmen can continue their NFL careers

By Eric Edholm Shutdown Corner   Two prominent Navy football players will be allowed to continue their NFL dreams this season.  U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Friday that New England Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona and Baltimore Ravens receiver-returner Keenan … Continue reading


Whoa, Canada: Examining the NFL talent pipeline emerging up north

By Brad Gagnon | There was a time when the NBA was strictly a league of Americans, with only a few exceptions — Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Tony Parker, Dikembe Mutombo, Vlade Divac and Hedo Türkoglu among the most notable. But the … Continue reading


How each Super Bowl 2015 starter was rated as a high school recruit

By Bud Elliott and Peter Berkes The recruiting profile of both teams is similar. Seattle’s starting lineup had an average star rating of 2.4 as high school prospects, and New England’s had 2.3. (Full ratings below, via the 247Sports Composite.) Neither team boasts … Continue reading

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