The New York Football Giants are stumbling through the early season again in 2014. Their inferior play thus far has become a reminder of the shortcomings that plagued the team last season. As if righting a sinking ship was not enough for Big Blue to handle, in come the undefeated Houston Texans and their $100 million man, J.J. Watt.
Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors, says it isn’t happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.
In a statement, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said disciplining “a child to the extent of visible wounds, as has been alleged, should not be tolerated in our state.”
Reggie Bush is rushing to the defense of Adrian Peterson, saying he too would “harshly” discipline his young child.
Retired slugger Gary Sheffield says he never hit his kids with a tree branch, but he would threaten them with a belt if necessary.
Democrats in Western New York are asking voters to take a long, hard look at Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino for the offense of being — yikes! — a Miami fan.
The Houston Texans are a surprising 2-0 under new head coach Bill O’Brien. Meanwhile, the New York Football Giants are still winless after losing their home opener to the Arizona Cardinals 25-14 on Sunday. This week, $100 million man J.J. Watt comes into the Big Apple looking to extend the Giants’ misery.
In a statement, Radisson said it “takes this matter very seriously particularly in light of our long-standing commitment to the protection of children.”
Another day, another edition of the Morning Extravaganza that began with a conversation on the ugly side of the NFL, or I guess you could say the ugly side of society.
The Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.
Ray Rice is set to challenge a league in crisis-mode on his ban stemming from a February domestic incident, according to multiple reports.
Let’s break down the New York Jets horror story from Sunday in Green Bay.
Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.”
“Every black parent in my neighborhood in the south would be in trouble or in jail under those circumstances … We called it ‘spanking’ or ‘whipping’ our kids.”
Domestic violence, child abuse, health issues and a potential cover-up. There is enough to damage the NFL. What we’ll find out is exactly how much it can withstand.