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Plaxico Burress Carted Off Field At Practice

AP | Posted 08.09.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will have surgery on Monday to repair an injury in his right shoulder and is out...

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...

Steelers Call On Batch Following Leftwich Injury

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Charlie Batch is back on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Plaxico Burress might be next. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday ...

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...

Plax Catches Three TDs As Jets Stage Second-Half Comeback Against Chargers

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — One trip into the end zone wasn't enough for Plaxico Burress. Neither was two....

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...

Romo: We Lose Because Of Me

AP | By BARRY WILNER | Posted 11.11.2011 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Tony Romo didn't have to look far to lay the blame for the Dallas Cowboys' late collapse in a 27-24 season-opening loss to th...

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...

Plaxico: 'I've Moved On'

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 10.25.2011 | Sports

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Plaxico Burress walked into the New York Giants' training facility a few weeks ago and saw a familiar face. There he was, ...

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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.

Plaxico Makes Diving TD Catch In 1st Game Back Since Prison

AP | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 10.21.2011 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Plaxico Burress saw the ball coming his way and everything started to move in slow motion. He stretched his arms out, grabbe...

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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?

Plaxico Talks Shooting, Prison In HBO Interview

AP | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 10.13.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Plaxico Burress was walking up the stairs in a Manhattan nightclub three years ago when his life changed with a single gunshot. The wide ...

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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.

From Jail To Jets

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 09.30.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Stuck in prison and his NFL career derailed, Plaxico Burress insisted he'd be back one day. Rex Ryan and the New York Jets are givin...

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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.