Some of the most controversial decisions in the world of professional sports are being influenced by just how many people can see, react and share what they are feeling within minutes.
The New York Giants will face the NFC East rival Eagles twice this year, and members of Big Blue’s defense don’t seem to be too distracted over the issue.
“In meeting with Riley yesterday, we decided together that his next step will be to seek outside assistance to help him fully understand the impact of his words and actions,” the team said in a statement Thursday.
Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper says he’s “ashamed and disgusted” with himself for making a racial slur at a Kenny Chesney concert that was caught on video.
Tom Coughlin didn’t mince words. “This is as big a disappointment as we have had around here in a long time,” he said after the Giants’ poor showing Sunday night.
Michael Vick’s comeback tale ended the first weekend of the playoffs with a 21-16 loss to Green Bay on Sunday, when his final shot at the end zone fell short. “I feel like I got greedy,” Vick said.