Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 31st-September 4th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

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Roger Goodell

NFL Players Are Hoping ‘Deflategate’ Can Usher In Change

Tom Brady is free and Ramon Foster can’t help but laugh. Sorry, the irony is just a little too delicious.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 29: CBS Sports announcers Jim Nantz (L) and Phil Simms pose on stage at a CBS Super Bowl XLVII Broadcasters Press Conference at the New Orleans Convention Center on January 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Nantz, Simms: Would Be ‘Shocked’ If A Team Isn’t In LA By 2017

On a conference call celebrating the kickoff of the 2015-16 NFL season, Nantz, Simms and CBS’ NFL Today cast answered questions from reporters nation wide.


Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots arrives at federal court to contest his four game suspension on August 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Repeats That He’ll Rule By Friday On Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ Suspension

A federal judge on Tuesday reiterated that he will rule by the end of the week whether New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension for “Deflategate.”


Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, bottom, is tackled by Seahawks corner Byron Maxwell during the NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on Jan. 18, 2015 in Seattle. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Injuries Will Still Happen — Shortened Preseason Or Not

NFL rosters are morphing into MASH units. The litany of injuries is so bad, Tom Coughlin has turned into Mr. Rogers, spawning a “Spa Day.”


CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30: Vic Beasley of the Clemson Tigers holds up a jersey after he was picked #8 overall by the Atlanta Falcons during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rookie Spotlight: Vic Beasley Will Be An Every-Down Player For Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons weren’t horrible last season, but help on defense was certainly needed. That’s why they went out and drafted linebacker Vic Beasley who should be a big contributor in his rookie season and even wants to play every down.


Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 24th-August 28th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.


Josh Johnson

Jets Sign Veteran QB Josh Johnson, Waive Jake Heaps

Todd Bowles and the Jets have added another quarterback to the mix.


Jonathan Martin

Former NFL Tackle Jonathan Martin Working On Memoir

Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir.


Sergio Brown of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Odell Beckham Jr. exchange words after a play in the second quarter of preseason action at MetLife Stadium on August 22, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants’ Beckham Not About To Change, Even If It Makes Him A Target

Odell Beckham Jr. is well aware how annoying he can be on the field.


Sheldon Richardson (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sheldon Richardson Awaits Legal Process, Ruling On Suspension

The Jets defensive lineman has already been suspended the first four regular-season games by the NFL. He’s awaiting word on if he’ll have to sit out a few more.


Jonathan Martin (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Jonathan Martin Says He Attempted Suicide ‘On Multiple Occasions’

Martin, whose departure from the Dolphins sparked a national conversation on locker-room bullying, detailed his struggles Wednesday on social media.


Osi Umenyiora hugs Giants coach Tom Coughlin after defeating the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Osi Umenyiora Signs 1-Day Deal To Retire As A Giant

Umenyiora, who won two Super Bowls with the Giants, has announced his retirement after 12 NFL seasons.


Plaxico Burress (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

On WFAN: Plaxico Burress Gives Right Kind Of Advice To NFL Rookies

Plaxico Burress says NFL players don’t need a so-called fall guy. Instead, they should have someone in their entourage with the guts to say, “Don’t do that.”


Cris Carter (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images), Plaxico Burress (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)

Plaxico Burress Blasts Cris Carter’s ‘Fall Guy’ Advice

Carter has been widely criticized for his comments during the rookie symposium in 2014, when he told NFC prospects to have a “fall guy” to take the hit for any off-field trouble.