Archive For January 31, 2017

Report: Goldman Sachs withdraws from Raiders move to Vegas

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Report: Goldman Sachs withdraws from Raiders move to Vegas

The Oakland Raiders’ plan to move Las Vegas has been hit hard as of late, and the shots keep coming as investment bank Goldman Sachs withdrew it financial support on Tuesday, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Goldman Sachs’ withdrawal comes on the heels of billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s decision to pull out of the project as…

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Cam Newton is the destroyer of children in Super Bowl LI spot

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Cam Newton is the destroyer of children in Super Bowl LI spot

pic.twitter.com/eMoBkitcQg — Cameron Newton (@CameronNewton) February 1, 2017 Cam Newton already looks big enough on an NFL football field, but once he steps in with the kiddies, no one is safe. The Carolina Panthers quarterback showed off his size and skill for Buick in the car company’s new Super Bowl spot, annihilating all the kids…

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Brees not planning to retire soon, wants another Super Bowl win

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Brees not planning to retire soon, wants another Super Bowl win

Drew Brees may have just one year remaining on his current contract, but he doesn’t plan on going anywhere soon and he’s still got some work to do before he’s ready to hang ’em up. The New Orleans Saints quarterback appeared on an episode of “The Ellen Show” that aired Tuesday and discussed his contract…

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Baldwin, Kelce among 14 Pro Bowlers who would welcome openly gay teammate

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Baldwin, Kelce among 14 Pro Bowlers who would welcome openly gay teammate

While there are no openly gay players in the NFL currently, an 18-person survey conducted by Out Sports at the Pro Bowl says that one would be welcomed by most of the league’s rosters. Jeremy Brenner of Out Sports asked 18 players during last week’s Pro Bowl practices in Orlando about the infamous shooting at…

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Report: San Diego officials contact NFL about possible Raiders relocation

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Report: San Diego officials contact NFL about possible Raiders relocation

Officials from San Diego’s City Hall, including mayor Kevin Faulconer, contacted the NFL regarding a prospective relocation involving the Oakland Raiders, according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson withdrew from the Raiders’ plans to build a new stadium in Las Vegas on Monday. The Chargers relocated from San…

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Ref union director: ‘Very concerned’ about criticisms from players

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Ref union director: ‘Very concerned’ about criticisms from players

The NFL experienced a higher-than-usual amount of open criticisms from players towards officials this season, and it did not go unnoticed. The NFLRA’s executive director Scott Green isn’t certain that player fines are enough to stop the outcry of critics and is particularly concerned that officials are being discredited for doing their jobs correctly. “They…

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Oakland Raiders Football – Raiders News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

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Oakland Raiders Football – Raiders News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

NFL: Raiders’ potential move to Las Vegas in jeopardy after investment bank Goldman Sachs backs out of stadium deal – Shelburne (ESPN) ift.tt/1Y3oMLZ

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Report: Falcons won’t allow Shanahan to bring top assistants to 49ers

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Report: Falcons won’t allow Shanahan to bring top assistants to 49ers

The Atlanta Falcons aren’t planning on making Kyle Shanahan’s imminent transition to the San Francisco 49ers palatable. Shanahan is widely expected to become the 49ers’ head coach following Super Bowl LI, and the Falcons won’t allow him to take their top assistants with him, according to Jeff Schultz of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. More to come….

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Report: Browns interested in trading for Garoppolo

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Report: Browns interested in trading for Garoppolo

The Cleveland Browns are interested in trading for New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, depending how their draft evaluation goes over the next five weeks or so, sources told Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com. The Browns will evaluate North Carolina’s Mitch Trubisky and Clemson’s DeShaun Watson to determine whether they should be drafted first overall…

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Wilson denounces travel ban, unsure if Trump will last 4 years

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Wilson denounces travel ban, unsure if Trump will last 4 years

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson became the latest athlete to denounce the travel ban keeping citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from travelling to the United States. Wilson revealed Tuesday on Facebook Live that he voted for Hillary Clinton during the presidential election and said he was unsure if Donald Trump would be able to last…

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