Category: National Sports

No Sticking To Sports: Former NFL Players Take Political World By Storm

This November, five former NFL players ran for office, and all five won their races. No election cycle has seen this number of ex-NFL players on the ballot. Former Colts wideout Anthony Gonzalez won a U.S. House seat in Ohio’s 16th district. Napoleon Harris, a linebacker selected  in the first-round of the 2002 draft by Oakland,…
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Le’Veon Bell’s Season Officially Over

Le’Veon Bell will not play for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, or probably ever again. While Bell is in Pittsburgh, he has chosen theft the deadline to sign and play this season come and go. The holdout will cost him his prorated $14.54 million-dollar salary, $855,000 per weekly paycheck. When asked about Bell’s holdout early…
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Dez Bryant signing with the New Orleans Saints

After working out with the Saints, Dez Bryant will sign a one-year deal with the team according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. It’s a good time for Bryant to join the Saints who are 7-1, atop their division, and just took down the previously undefeated Rams this past weekend. The Saints pick up a more consistent number…
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VOTE 2018: Former NFL Players Running for Office

Elections day 2018 is here, and athletes aren’t just showing up at the polls some of them are on the ballot. There has been a sizeable shift in the last few years on athletes using their platform to promote social and political issues, even in the face of ‘Shut up and dribble’ campaigns. There are…
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A wake-up call: Harassment won’t stop until society changes

Over the past year, I’ve felt incredibly empowered as a woman. Between the TimesUp movement and women all across the country from different classes and races joining together to share their stories through the Me too movement, I feel kindred to all women-kind. I’m happy we are starting to usher in a new wave of…
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Cleveland businesses ready to reward long-suffering Browns fans

Winning isn’t something Browns fans have seen their team do much of in the last few years. At all. In fact, Cleveland’s last win came all the back on Christmas Eve of 2016, when they beat the San Diego Chargers 20-17. This year when the Browns win their first game, if the Browns win a…
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Vontae Davis Latest In String of “Early” Retirements

In one of the weirdest moments in this young NFL season, Bills 30-year-old cornerback Vontae Davis went into halftime with his team and left before the start of the second half, retiring from the league. Davis released a statement later noting reality hit him, and he realized, “I shouldn’t be out there anymore.” A ten-year…
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Jalen Ramsey’s Early Quarterback Assessment Report Card

Jalen Ramsey doesn’t have an off switch. The 23-year-old cornerback for the Jaguars is known for talking smack, a skill he learned from his father, and this offseason Ramsey let the smack talk fly. In an explosive Q&A with GQ, Ramsey gave his opinion on almost every QB in the league. After one week of playing,…
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