The Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed have reached an agreement to build a new stadium for the Falcons in downtown Atlanta. The agreement comes after months of negotiation between the city and the Falcons organization. Under terms of the agreement, announced by Reed and Falcons owner Arthur Blank in a press conference today, […]

Demetria L. Lucas wrote an interesting opinion piece for Essence where she urges readers not to forget the key issue in the NFL tragedy that occurred in Kansas City. This past Saturday, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his live-in girlfriend Kasi Perkins, the mother of his 3-month-old daughter. Belcher then drove […]

President Obama is the latest person to weigh in on the controversial call that ended the Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle beat Green Bay 14-12 on a disputed 24-yard touchdown pass on 4th down. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw the ball into the end zone and it […]

  Via: Christian Post Robert Griffin III, rookie Washington Washington Football Team quarterback, shocked many with his NFL debut last Sunday that caused many to dub the budding young star “black Jesus.” Griffin threw for 320 yards and made two touchdowns on 19-of-26 passing. The rookie’s debut performance helped his Washington Football Team defeat the […]

The head of the NFL’s United Kingdom-based office believes London is inching closer to landing its own league franchise. In an interview with Reuters, UK…

Former NFL great Junior Seau, who played most of his career as a linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 43. “Everyone at the Chargers is in complete shock and disbelief right now. We ask everyone to stop what they’re doing and send their prayers to Junior and […]

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark will not play in Sunday’s playoff game vs. the Denver Broncos due to his Sickle Cell Anemia condition. The high altitude of Denver’s Mile High Stadium, could possibly have a negative affect on Clark’s condition and he previously had to have a gall bladder removed and lost 30 pounds to […]

In 2005 when he as a rookie for the Cleveland Browns, wide receiver Braylon Edwards told 100 8th graders in Cleveland, that if they met certain requirements, he would pay them each $10,000 dollars to go to college. Amazingly, 79 of those 100 8th graders fulfilled those requirements and Edwards has followed through on his […]

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is becoming increasingly well-known to non-football fans, and it's not just because of what he does on the football field.

Former NFL all-pro defensive lineman Chester McGlockton died an apparent heart attack Wednesday at the age of 42,  Stanford University is reporting. See also: Former NFL Player Claims Mental Defect Caused By Football A former first round pick of the then-Los Angeles Raiders, McGlockton played 12 seasons with the Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos and New York Jets. McGlockton […]

This Thanksgiving, NBA fans will be less grateful than usual. The NFL will remain in the limelight this holiday as the NBA remains inactive during the lockout. Per tradition, the NFL will present a Thanksgiving Day triple header. The first game scheduled for lunchtime at 12:30 PM EST, the second at 4:15 PM EST, and […]

Arizona Cardinals running back Jason Wright has turned down a contract with the NFL to attend business school at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business to allow him to start a charter school for inner-city children. The Northwestern graduate had a contract with the Cardinals that would pay him upwards of a million dollars […]