The Bills Should Pay People to Dig Out Their City, Not Their Stadium

The Buffalo Bills are offering local residents $10/hour plus game tickets if they swing by Ralph Wilson Stadium and help dig out the arena before the football game on Sunday. The Bills should pay people to dig out their trapped neighbors, not their football stadium.http://thevane.gawker.com/western-new-yo... » 11/19/14 5:28pm Wednesday 5:28pm

Records Show Cop Visits To Dez Bryant's Home Were Mostly Nothingburgers

On Sunday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported that the Cowboys had some "concerns" over Dez Bryant's off-the-field behavior, and he cited a handful of times the cops were called to Bryant's house. Surely the team's airing of these concerns had nothing at all to do with the fact that the star wide receiver is about to hit… » 11/14/14 6:13pm 11/14/14 6:13pm

DA Memo In Ray McDonald Case Shows How Cop Worked As 49ers Lackey

The district attorney's office in Santa Clara, Calif., announced today that it would not file charges against Ray McDonald after his domestic violence arrest earlier this year. (McDonald was accused of hitting his pregnant fiancée after they got in a fight at his August birthday party.) As part of the announcement, … » 11/10/14 2:46pm 11/10/14 2:46pm

Deion Sanders On Whether People Choose To Be Gay: "Who Wouldn't?"

Deion Sanders, who really shouldn't be on TV to talk about anything other than football, is here seen on TV (the Internet? What is Ora?) giving his expert opinion on homosexuality, which he says "could be" a choice. In this interview, Larry King is asking Sanders about Michael Sam, whom Sanders reached out to at some… » 11/06/14 10:53pm 11/06/14 10:53pm

Leah Still Reminds Us What A Bullshit Deal Childhood Cancer Is

The NFL Network (and, evidently, enormous caterpillars with human faces) have identified the sugary-awful emotional center of tonight's battle of Ohio: a 4-year-old named Leah Still, the daughter of Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still. She's attending the Browns-Bengals game tonight. It's the first time she has seen… » 11/06/14 9:29pm 11/06/14 9:29pm

The Chiefs' Travis Kelce Might Be The Next Revolutionary Tight End

The best NFL offenses are lousy with new-breed tight ends—guys like Rob Gronkowski, Julius Thomas, and Jimmy Graham, the dudes who bust up defenses with an unfair blend of size, speed, and pass-catching ability. And while you can't really tell from the raw numbers, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is one of Those… » 11/05/14 1:51pm 11/05/14 1:51pm

Canadian College Football Fans Are Adorable Berserkers

Sixty years ago, LIFE magazine tapped into the joys and tortures of football fandom by traveling north of the American border, where collegians in Ontario were positively freaking out over a rare win on the gridiron. All these years later, there's something quite sweet about the pictures—a reminder, perhaps, not so… » 10/29/14 9:32am 10/29/14 9:32am

Cops: Substitute Teacher Gave H.S. Footballer Oral Sex During Pep Rally

A 22-year-old substitute teacher was arrested and charged after she allegedly performed oral sex on a 17-year-old high school football player during an Oct. 17 pep rally. The player also reportedly asked her to perform "sex acts" as many times as his jersey number. (The jersey number wasn't specified.) » 10/22/14 3:01pm 10/22/14 3:01pm

Ex-NFL Wives: We Felt Pressure To Keep Quiet About Domestic Violence

Two former NFL wives talked to the Washington Post about why they stayed in abusive relationships, and both describe in the story published Friday how the league, the union, coaches, and even cops encouraged them to stay silent. They say not to expect the newfound focus on domestic violence to make a meaningful… » 10/20/14 1:58pm 10/20/14 1:58pm

Official Jets Hype Video Features Climactic Typo

The New York Jets suck, but that didn't prevent them from putting together a neat little hype video in advance of tonight's game against the New England Patriots. The video was posted on the team's Facebook page, and it features all kinds of slick editing and Inception noises and hot guitar licks. It's like a movie… » 10/16/14 5:36pm 10/16/14 5:36pm

Lululemon's Buffalo Store Taunts Fans With "Wide Right/No Goal"

Being a Buffalo sports fan can be pretty depressing. The Bills are, at best, mediocre and remain the only franchise to lose four Super Bowls in a row while winning zero. The Sabres offer little relief, having also won zero championships and promising to be one of the worst teams in the NHL this season. Buffalonians… » 10/15/14 3:30pm 10/15/14 3:30pm