There are two legitimately fascinating stories hiding in ESPN's "Hot Read" on the redemption of Riley Cooper, and neither of them are told. One is buried and glossed over, the other ignored altogether, in favor of a trite and vaguely insulting tale of overcoming self-inflicted adversity. »
Nick Foles, a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, gave an interesting quote to Peter King after a seven-touchdown performance today. One of the day's storylines was that Riley Cooper, one of Foles's receivers—you may recall that he made headlines over the summer for calling someone a "nigger
When it was revealed that the video of Riley Cooper threatening to "fight every nigger"
That's the announcement that just went out a little while ago on the team's official Twitter account: »
Whose fault is it Riley Cooper said he wanted to "fight every nigger"
Yesterday afternoon, we received an email from a tipster who wanted to sell us the video clip in which Riley Cooper threatens to "fight every nigger" at a Kenny Chesney concert. After a bit of negotiating, we decided to pass on purchasing the tape, and Crossing Broad ended up breaking the story. Here's how that… »
Eagles receiver Riley Cooper met with the media at the team's practice facility a little while ago to talk about this
Eagles fans jump to Riley Cooper's defense. Actual argument: "Would a racist be playing ping pong with a person of color?" »