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NFL Warns Falcons That They Won't Get To Host A Super Bowl If Georgia Passes Anti-Gay Bill

Georgia House Bill 757 is a new bit of “religious freedom” legislation currently in the late stages of the approval process that would prevent the government from penalizing organizations that deny “social, educational or charitable services that violate such faith-based organization’s sincerely held religious…

How Tennessee’s Sexual Harassment Allegations Caught Up With Peyton Manning 20 Years Later

In 1996, the summer before Peyton Manning’s junior season at the University of Tennessee, with his Vols a national championship contender, associate trainer Jamie Whited—later Jamie Naughright, after her divorce—filed an employment discrimination complaint. In that complaint, filed with the Tennessee Human Rights…

Ohio Radio Station Issues 'Big Ben Warning' as Alleged Rapist Ben Roethlisberger Comes to Town

700-WLW, a Cincinnati radio station, is issuing periodic “Big Ben Warnings” in the lead-up to Sunday’s Bengals vs. Steelers game. “The Steelers quarterback has been spotted in the downtown Cincinnati area. All females ages 18-40 are to use extreme caution, especially if heavily consuming alcohol” the fake alert warns,…

Inside The Closed-Door NFL Hearing That Reinstated Greg Hardy

On March 4, the NFL conducted a reinstatement hearing for Greg Hardy, who had spent most of the previous season on the Commissioner’s Exempt List after he was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Nicole Holder. Deadspin has obtained the transcript of that confidential hearing, which you’ll find at the bottom of…

This Is Why NFL Star Greg Hardy Was Arrested For Assaulting His Ex-Girlfriend

Barefoot and frightened, Nicole Holder walked as fast as she could through the darkness, and the moment she saw the cops she ran. She headed west on Fifth Street toward North Church, away from the Charlotte., N.C., apartment of Greg Hardy, a star defensive end then with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Minutes earlier he…

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The NFL Will Exploit Your Dead Mom But Not Let You Celebrate Her

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams has an incredibly personal connection to the cause of breast cancer awareness. Four of his aunts died of breast cancer, and last year, so did his mother, Sandra Hill. Williams has dyed his hair pink, painted his toenails, and written about his family’s history of…

The Bucs Are Teaching Betches To Love Football Using Pinterest

Where my Tampa betches at? Hey girls, have you ever thought “Darn it, I love football, but I just don’t get it because I am a girl and dumb?” Well the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have got your number. This fall, they’re introducing RED, a movement to help women learn to love football via Pinterest and other things gals go…