I can’t wait to give him a big hug.
A new study from Emory University demonstrates that New York is the NFL market most accommodating on Twitter toward gay NFL prospect Michael Sam, while Nashville is the least receptive.
The study analyzed tweets from all 31 NFL markets (both the Jets and Giants are included in the New York market) to determine how various NFL fan bases felt about Sam’s arrival in professional football.
I’m not an NFL player, but as a non-terrorist who happens to be a Jew, let me say that this is hogwash. It’s yellow journalism without any of the flair. Instead of Waksman asking why Aboushi deserves to be employed by the Jets, I think we should ask Yahoo! why they would publish a piece that accuses an NFL player of anti-Semitism without one solitary quote or piece of actual evidence. This is worse than your typical “keep your politics out of my sports” hit piece. It’s slander.
He respectfully requests six Cleveland Browns pall bearers so the Browns can let him down one last time.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft revealed the real story behind a 2005 meeting with Vladimir Putin, during which the Russian president pocketed his Super Bowl ring, worth more than $25,000. Kraft, at the time, claimed the diamond-encrusted bauble was a gift, but he now admits Putin stole it, and the White House intervened when he demanded it back.
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder refused to give up his beloved team’s name despite a lawsuit and letters from 10 members of Congress. But now it appears he’s bringing in the “pollster”/spin-doctor/Republican Batman Frank Luntz to examine what, exactly, everyone thinks about what everyone else thinks is most racist name in football.
“I would have Tebow just to take his virginity.” - Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was asked in 2012 by college kids for his “F*&k, Marry, Kill” choices.
It’s been a long time that we’ve had this name associated with Washington, and I think its time we take a stand and change it.