Riley Cooper

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Top 10 Sports Figures Who Should Have Kept Their Mouths Shut In 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game

12/24/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) and Riley Cooper (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Giglio: With Social Media, Fans’ Voices Are Now Heard More Than Ever

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.

08/02/2013

Riley Cooper and the Giants' defense (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Members Of Giants’ Defense React To Riley Cooper’s Use Of Racial Slur

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.

08/02/2013

Riley Cooper (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Riley Cooper To Undergo Sensitivity Training After Being Caught Making Racial Slur

“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.

08/01/2013

Riley Cooper (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Eagles’ Cooper Apologizes For Racial Slur Caught On Video

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.

07/31/2013

(credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tom Coughlin Goes Off On Giants’ Loss, Rips ‘Pathetic’ Running Game

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.

WFAN–11/21/2011

Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles sits on the bench after losing to the Green Bay Packers during the 2011 NFC wild card playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 9, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Michael Vick: Eagles ‘Went Out Swinging’

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.

WFAN–01/10/2011