Tom Brady court appeal denied

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will finally have to serve the 4-game suspension levied on him by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell back in May of 2015. Brady tried to get the U.S. Court Appeals for the Second Circuit to rehear his case. They issued a one-page document earlier today denying his petition.  His only chance … Continue reading “Tom Brady court appeal denied”

ESPN fired Bill Simmons

ESPN, the self-proclaimed worldwide leader in sports, fired its long-time podcaster, columnist, creator of content, and provocateur, Bill Simmons. Grandland, the website founded by Simmons, will remain under the control of ESPN. As of this morning, Simmons is still listed prominently on the Grantland website and he’s still identified as its editor-in-chief. I’m surprised this … Continue reading “ESPN fired Bill Simmons”

If you have a problem with the Ray Rice story, blame Diane Ruberton

It seems the entire sports world has been wringing its collective hands over the Ray Rice elevator┬ávideo. Some have been calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to be fired over his handling of the entire situation. It’s hard to watch the video and understand how Goodell could suspend Rice for only two games. What I … Continue reading “If you have a problem with the Ray Rice story, blame Diane Ruberton”