Miami Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton has arm amputated after car crash

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton has had his arm amputated after being involved in a car crash in the early hours of Thursday. Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton has had his arm amputated after a car crash in the early hours of Thursday. Florida police said the 22-year-olds Ford F250 overturned after hitting a concrete barrier. His injuries are not considered life-threatening but his agent, Malki Kawa, said the player had his arm amputated. malki kawa (@malkikawa) With sadness, I can confirm that Kendrick Norton was in a car accident last night and suffered multiple injuries, including the amputation of his arm. We ask that you continue to pray for him. His family also asks that the public …

Giants draft pick Ballentine injured and college teammate killed in shooting

The New York Giants sixth-round draft selection Corey Ballentine has been injured and his college teammate Dwane Simmons was killed in a shooting in Topeka, Kansas The New York Giants sixth-round draft selection Corey Ballentine has been injured and his college teammate Dwane Simmons killed in a shooting in Topeka, Kansas, on Sunday morning. Simmons was 23 at the time of his death and had played alongside Ballentine at Washburn University. Ballentines injuries are not life threatening, and he should make a full recovery. Any time we lose a student it is a sad occasion, but it is particularly poignant to lose a student through such a senseless act, the Washburn president, Jerry Farley, wrote in a statement. Both Dwane …

Trump sends support to NFL draft pick who called Kaepernick a ‘clown’

Trump tells new 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa, who deleted posts that criticized Kaepernick, to stay true to yourself When college athlete and future NFL star Nick Bosa realized he might get drafted to a team in liberal San Francisco, he started April 27, 2019 The rookie defensive end had been a fervent Trump supporter on social media before he started scrubbing his posts. But he perhaps drew the most scrutiny for describing former 49ers quarterback settled a collusion lawsuit against the league in February. Trump repeatedly condemned Kaepernick during the election campaign, and continued his criticism as president, mocking him during a 2017 rally in Kentucky. Trump also put pressure on NFL team owners to change league rules to …

‘You need to be terrified of me, bitch’: Chiefs’ Hill suspended amid abuse allegations

A television station aired audio it says shows Kansas City wide receiver Tyreek Hill telling his fiancee about punching and using a belt to discipline their son The Kansas City Chiefs effectively suspended Tyreek Hill from all team-related activities Thursday night while they investigate an audio recording that aired on a local TV station in which the star wide receivers fiancee accused him of abusing their 3-year-old son. The recording surfaced one day after prosecutors said they believed abuse had occurred in Hills home last month but that they could not press charges because it was unclear who committed the crime. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach read a statement after the conclusion of the first round of the NFL draft …

NFL 2019 schedule: Bears host Packers in opener with five games slated abroad

The NFLs 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game The NFLs 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game. As previously announced, NFL 100 will kick off with Green Bay at Chicago for the 199th meeting of a series that began in 1921. That 5 September game in the Thursday night slot usually reserved for hosting by the NFL champ forced New England to open three nights later. The Patriots have a home schedule loaded with top attractions, including Kansas City on 8 December in an AFC …

Christian Wade signs for Buffalo Bills after leaving Wasps to chase NFL dream

The former Wasps and England wing has said he is lost for words after taking a big step towards his NFL dream by landing a place at the Buffalo Bills training camp Christian Wade has said he is lost for words after taking a step towards his dream of playing in the NFL by signing for the Buffalo Bills. Former England rugby union international Wade unexpectedly left Wasps in October to join the NFLs International Pathway Program, which offers a route into the sport for players from outside the US. The 27-year-old, who has one England cap and was called up to the Lions squad that toured Australia in 2013, was expected to be included in the NFL draft later …

The quick, messy death of the AAF, Silicon Valley’s complement to the NFL

The Alliance of American Football was always going to struggle, despite a reasonable product on the field. But its legacy may live on in live betting It ended with a bang and a whimper. The bang was the head injury suffered last Saturday by the Alliance of American Footballs star name, Johnny Manziel, which forced the quarterback out of the game and to the sideline, where via an email to employees on Tuesday that the AAF is suspending operations (it has not technically folded) two months after its opening game, becoming the latest league to prove that despite footballs immense popularity, the NFL is the only professional game that matters. Its pretenders always debut with hype and hope and end …

Rob Gronkowski played the goofball but few can doubt his greatness

The Patriots star was a revolutionary, simultaneously the NFLs best blocking tight end and an unguardable receiver. His place in the Hall of Fame is assured The New England Patriots had an inkling Rob Gronkowski might leave. The finality still hurt. On Sunday afternoon, the fun-loving frat-boy turned NFL superstar walked away from football before his body completely betrayed him. Gronkowski was beloved because he was himself. He was an unapologetic meathead; the ultimate football bro. Not even the many fans with disdain for the Patriots could fully turn against Gronkowskis, umm, idiosyncrasies. This is a man who says he living off endorsement money, and there was always the suspicionparticularly, it has to be said, African American ones. He was …

Lawyers for Patriots owner Kraft want to block release of massage parlor recordings

The attorneys representing Robert Kraft and others are asking a judge to block the release of video police say show the men engaging in sexual acts The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings police say show the men engaging in sexual acts. They also say the prosecutors conditions for the men entering a diversion program in exchange for dropping misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution are too harsh. Attorneys for Kraft and 14 of the other 24 men charged said in court documents filed this week that releasing the video taken secretly by police inside the Orchids …

Prosecutors offer Patriots owner Kraft plea deal over massage parlor charges

Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to the New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, after he was charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to the New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, after he was His team then won the Super Bowl in Atlanta, the Patriots sixth NFL championship under his ownership. NFL has not taken any action against him but has said its personal conduct policy applies equally to everyone in the NFL and it will handle this allegation in the same way we would handle any issue under the policy. Krafts wife, Myra Hiatt Kraft, died in 2011. He has been dating 39-year-old actress Ricki Noel Lander …