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Tony Romo May Not Be NFL MVP, But He Has Become An Elite Quarterback

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.17.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Tony Romo is not going to win the NFL MVP this season, that much is clear. There are too many other great quarterbacks having monstrous seasons: Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Andrew Luck, to name a few. And his teammate in the Dallas Cowboys backfield, running back DeMarco Murray, is firmly in the conversation as well. But at 34 years young, Romo, fresh off his second serious back surgery, is enjoying the best season of his illustrious (if highly criticized) career, and he has most definitely earned the right to be at least in the conversation about MVPs and elite quarterbacks.

Johnny Manziel's Time Has Come In Cleveland

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.08.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

It was "too fresh" in August or maybe September, but this is December, where the playoffs are decided. Pettine's choice of vernacular is downright laughable and inexcusable, and a reminder that he remains out of his league, quite literally. Johnny Manziel may not turn out to be the savior for the Browns, but now is the time to find out. The clock is ticking on the Browns season.

Donald Sterling: New Year, Same Old Story of Power and Racism

Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W. | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices
Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

The larger question now is how we as a society effectively respond to and punish philandering, racist, bully billionaires in a country where wealth and gender dictates politics and repercussions of onerous behavior.

Richard Sherman's Big Mouth Will Pay Dividends in the Super Bowl

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Marquis Cabrera

Richard Sherman's iconic postgame interview with Erin Andrews was candid, emotional, unsportsmanlike, and definitely EXTRA. Even so, as a sports fan, I loved Sherman's interview because it captured the heart of a city with a big mouth.

Sherman: 'It's As Good Natured As You Can Do In A Football Game'

Posted 01.27.2014 | Sports

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman insists he was just trying to make a "good-natured" gesture to 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree in the final second...

'Madden 25' Makes Super Bowl Prediction

Posted 01.27.2014 | Sports

The Denver Broncos are going to win Super Bowl XLVIII, according to EA Sports' "Madden 25" video game. In its annual Super Bowl simulation, Denver win...

Richard Sherman Praises Broncos Star

Posted 01.28.2014 | Sports

Reporters who came to hear Richard Sherman rant or talk trash went away disappointed on Sunday. The Seattle Seahawks' talkative cornerback was actuall...

Denver, Seattle Police Departments Trash Talk On Twitter

Posted 01.27.2014 | Sports

It isn't just those in football uniforms talking trash ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII. The police departments in Seattle and Denver traded barbs on Twitte...

NFL Fines Richard Sherman

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was fined $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct/taunting in the final minute of the NFC cha...

LeBron Defends Richard Sherman

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

LeBron James stood up for Seattle's Richard Sherman on Thursday against those who criticized him as a "thug" over his loud postgame rant following the...

'Uncalled For'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Bill Belichick is not alone. Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond joined the Patriots coach's corner on Wednesday when he said Denver's Wes Welker "sho...

Denver Billboard Mocks Richard Sherman

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

An appliance company in Denver used a billboard to take a shot at Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman just days after his loud postgame rant following...

Richard Sherman, the NFL and a Glimpse Behind the Curtain

Matt Jordan | Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports
Matt Jordan

Most of the time, we would rather avoid uncomfortable truths that are right in front of our eyes because they force us to reflect on the things we hold dear.

NFL Has Another Sideline Incident To Deal With

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The NFL has another sideline incident on its hands. While covering a punt in the second quarter of the NFC Championship Game, Seahawks cornerback ...

Belichick Rips Welker Over 'One Of The Worst Plays I've Seen'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Bill Belichick believes Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker intended to "take out" Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib when the players collided during the se...

49ers Star Suffered Gruesome Leg Injury On Controversial Play

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

SEATTLE (AP) — 49ers All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman suffered what is believed to be a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, which cou...

49ers Come So Close But Fall Short Again

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 03.21.2014 | Sports

SEATTLE (AP) — For three straight seasons, Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers have finished oh-so close. The NFC championship game after the 2011 s...

GIF: Seahawks WR Tried Catching Skittles In His Mouth

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Seahawks receiver Golden Tate was ready for the Skittles shower after Marshawn Lynch's 40-yard touchdown run in the NFC Championship Game. When the Se...

Super Bowl Matchup Set

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Next stop, New Jersey. The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are heading for Super Bowl XLVIII. The top seeds in their respective conferences, t...

Super Seahawks

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are bringing their game-changing defense — and the 12th Man — to the Big Apple for the Super Bowl. Seattl...

GIF: Seahawks Open NFC Title Game With Major Mistake

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Russell Wilson did not have the start to the NFC Championship Game that he would have liked. On the Seattle Seahawks' very first offensive play of the...

LIVE: 49ers. vs. Seahawks

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

There are at least two certainties about the NFC Championship Game: It's going to get loud and a team from the NFC West is going clinch a spot in Supe...

Super Bowl Bound

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 03.21.2014 | Sports

DENVER (AP) -- Peyton Manning had an answer for everyone. What's new? For Tom Brady. For the New England defense. For anyone who thought he couldn'...

LIVE: Brady vs. Manning For Super Bowl Spot

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

For the 15th time in their already legendary careers, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will face off. For just the third time in their rivalry, a Super Bo...

NFL Conference Championships: Preview and Predictions

Barbara Bruno | Posted 03.21.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

NFL fans wait all year for Championship Sunday. The AFC and NFC title matches feature equally talented squads battling familiar foes with unrivaled intensity. This Sunday will showcase football play of the highest caliber as the consensus four best teams compete for a chance to play one more game in 2014.