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Plaxico Burress Reminds Us He Didn't Have A 'Fall Guy' When He Accidentally Shot Himself

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.25.2015 | Sports

Former NFL wide receiver Plaxico Burress ripped Hall of Famer Cris Carter on Monday night over the unsavory advice Carter gave at the 2014 NFL Rookie ...

Plaxico Lands In More Legal Trouble

TMZ | Posted 03.25.2013 | Black Voices

Plaxico Burress finally has an NFL team, but now he might have trouble getting to practice ... his driver's license has been suspended ... after faili...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.21.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Shoot! Jack Taylor of Division III Grinnell College in Iowa scored an NCAA-record 138 points in their 179-104 win over Faith Baptist Bible. And he missed 56 shots! He was 52 of 108 from the field.

Plax Is Back

Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

In need of reinforcements for a depleted offense, the Pittsburgh Steelers are planning to bring back Plaxico Burress, as first reported by ESPN's Adam...

The Biggest Boneheaded Crimes in Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports

The cuffs were strapped on, mug shots precisely snapped and psyches fully tarnished. But this was no routine stop. Stealing a $3 taco from a Gaines...

Mandatory Minimum Gun Laws Ensure Nothing But Disparity

Julie Stewart | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Julie Stewart

If you were not already convinced that mandatory minimum sentencing laws are a colossal fraud, recent developments in New York City should convert you.

Shot Down: Bills Receiver Mocks Jets, Plaxico Gun Incident After Scoring TD

Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson got a little creative with his touchdown celebration in the second quarter against the New York Jets. Once he go...

Starting in the NFL, then prison, then a comeback

Maya Ana Callender | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Maya Ana Callender

Plaxico Burress and Michael Vick are becoming leaders by playing well and staying out of trouble. They've also owned up to what they've done.

An Open Letter to Black Male Athletes

Kevin Powell | Posted 12.03.2011 | Black Voices
Kevin Powell

So I come to you not simply as a fan, but also as someone who knows well the inner workings of sports and entertainment and as someone who wants to see you live up to your full potential, not just as elite athletes, but as men.

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Len Berman | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York
Len Berman

What a come on. A carpet company in Dallas offered free flooring and counter tops if Josh Hamilton of Texas hit a grand slam homer.

Plaxico Shakes Off The Rust With A Vicious Block

Posted 11.12.2011 | Sports

Plaxico Burress is back... just ask Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins. Down two touchdowns in the fourth quarter of Sunday night's game agains...

Plaxico Scores First TD As Jet

Posted 11.11.2011 | Sports

Plaxico Burress delivered when the Jets needed him most and helped spark their incredible comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Ea...

Plaxico Lashes Out At Eli Manning, Former Coach

Posted 11.09.2011 | Sports

Although Plaxico Burress and the New York Giants tried to play nice when the wide reciever was released from prison this summer, it turns out there ac...

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Len Berman | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When the Raiders chose Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor yesterday in the supplemental draft, you probably went "duh." No player has been too troubled or overrated for the black and silver to take a flyer on.

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Len Berman | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Say what you want about golf not being a sport for the masses, but tell me another major championship that can be won by somebody you never heard of?

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Len Berman | Posted 10.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The ballpark has become a menagerie. What with scoreboards making so much noise, and telling fans to get louder. So I have to applaud the Texas Rangers. They want to ban the wave.

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Len Berman | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Jets coach Rex Ryan takes a backseat to nobody, when it comes to yapping. He's already said "we're the big brother" when it comes to football teams in New York. And now he's got more ammunition.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York
Len Berman

NFL players were all rejoicing that they could go back to work. One problem. Many of them got fired. OK, not fired, but cut. Teams all over the NFL will be getting rid of players to clear salary cap room.

Plaxico Opens Up About Imprisonment, NFL Future

usatoday.com | Posted 09.07.2011 | Sports

Free agent WR Plaxico Burress was released from jail last month in New York after serving nearly two years for attempted criminal possession of a weap...

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Len Berman | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Don't you find it interesting that the Giants won't rule out rehiring Plaxico Burress? They made it seem as if he was toast while he was sitting in jail, but now that he's out, it's a different story.

Plaxico Burress Can Be a Giant Off the Field

Paul Helmke | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

America needs more voices like Plaxico's speaking on behalf of sensible gun laws and sensible behavior around guns.

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Len Berman | Posted 08.14.2011 | New York
Len Berman

New Yorkers love to think that basketball is the "city game," their city for sure. Well if you're scoring at home, going back only 17 years, Texas has won seven NBA championships, New York zero.

Plaxico To Work For Anti-Violence Programs

AP/The Huffington Post | BARRY WILNER | Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Plaxico Burress will work with the National Urban League and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence after spending nearly two years in pris...

The Plaxico Paradox

Andrew Brandt | Posted 08.08.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Burress' self-inflicted wound has become one of the big issues in the negotiations between the Owners and the Players. Were I advising a team, I would tread very carefully with Burress.

Which Team Will Sign Plaxico Burress?

Posted 08.07.2011 | Sports

Plaxico Burress is out of prison ... so where is he going to play football? This is the question that has NFL fans -- particularly those hoping the...