Cam Newton Hospitalized After Car Wreck 

The Charlotte Observer is reporting that Panthers QB Cam Newton was injured in a two-car crash in the Uptown area of Charlotte today. Newton, whose truck overturned, was stretchered into an ambulance and taken to the hospital. (Update: Per the Panthers, Newton is listed in fair condition and spend the night in the… » 12/09/14 1:08pm 12/09/14 1:08pm

Report: Rob Bironas Tried Running Someone Off The Road Before Crash

Information surrounding Saturday night's fatal car crash involving former Titans kicker Rob Bironas is starting to come out, and the story has taken a bizarre turn. According to a report from The Tennessean, shortly before Bironas crashed his white SUV, he attempted to run a woman off the road. She pulled over to let… » 9/23/14 6:48am 9/23/14 6:48am

Boeing's Carbon Fiber Is Helping Protect Football Players

When industries form a symbiotic collaboration, that's always a good thing. Especially when it's environmentally friendly and helps protect athletes from debilitating injuries. Russell Athletic is developing new football shoulder pads, made from recycled carbon fiber used in Boeing's 787 Dreamliners. » 9/10/14 3:44pm 9/10/14 3:44pm

Feel Old With Our "How Many Pro Athletes Are Younger Than You?" Tool

An important milestone on your inexorable march toward bleak death is the sudden realization that most professional athletes are younger than you are. To help this along, the tool below calculates the percentage of players in the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB who are already younger than you are at this very moment. » 4/30/14 2:07pm 4/30/14 2:07pm

Richie Incognito On Beating Up His Car: "That Was Just Me Venting."

Richie Incognito hadn't spoken to the media since taking a baseball bat to his $300,000 Ferrari, or indeed since the release of the investigation into the Miami locker room scandal. Maybe that's only because no one tried? A Phoenix TV station just showed up at his Scottsdale house and he was more then happy to invite… » 2/28/14 9:58am 2/28/14 9:58am

Seattle Car Dealership Owes 12 People $35K Because Giants Got Shut Out

Eli Manning and the Giants are a terrible gag gift that keeps on giving. After their loss to the Seahawks yesterday, in which Eli threw five interceptions and New York was shut out at home for the first time in almost 20 years, a Seattle area car dealership has to pay out $420,000. » 12/16/13 2:25pm 12/16/13 2:25pm

Sources: Some Jaguars Players Got Beat Up In London After Sunday's Game

We don't have any names, but we do have two stories from two different sources, probably about the same group of players. In either case, the story ends with the players losing a fight and going to the hospital. The fight involves either women and hotel security, or nine men with brass knuckles, depending on whom you… » 10/30/13 3:31pm 10/30/13 3:31pm

Six Sports GIFs That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

It's been a rough week. From high school kids allegedly committing broomstick rape, to Tommy Morrison's death, to Lamar Odom's struggles, it's tough to find anything positive in the world of sports. We searched high and low, though, to bring you these six GIFs that will restore your faith in humanity. » 9/06/13 3:38pm 9/06/13 3:38pm

Steelers Player Tweets Really Dumb Photo

Last October, Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu got wasted and decided to play bumper cars with several parked vehicles on Pittsburgh's South Side. Thursday, Ta'amu was sentenced to just 18 months' probation for it all. Last night, Ta'amu's friend tweeted the photo you see here, and Ta'amu re-tweeted it. (That's… » 4/08/13 11:55am 4/08/13 11:55am

Pranksters Record Two NFL GMs Discussing Free Agency Over The Phone

It's a brilliant prank, and it never should've worked. How did a couple of 20-year-olds listen in on two NFL executives talking shop the day before free agency began? A little luck, great timing, and a 73-year old general manager who doesn't really understand how telephones work. » 3/12/13 1:29pm 3/12/13 1:29pm