Antonio Brown; Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Antonio Brown

Antonio Browns of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers startled the NFL world with a stunning mid-game departure against the New York Jets on Monday morning. The biggest surprise occurred after the game when coach Bruce Arians dropped a bombshell in a press conference.

Fox The NFL’s Jay Glazer stated that he spoke with Arians after the game and that the Tampa Bay coach informed him that he tried to bring Brown back into the game but that he refused. It capped off a tumultuous morning for the Buccaneers on Monday. The Buccaneers, who were anticipated to handily defeat the Jets, found themselves in an unexpected position.

Last year’s Super Bowl victors, who won by a late 28-24 score, were behind 24-10 when Brown abruptly removed his gear, hurled his shirt and gloves into the stands, and sprinted off the field. Officials in Tampa Bay allegedly had no idea why Brown went, despite claims that he had been benched previous to the outburst. However, ESPN’s Jenna Laine was told that this did not occur, with sources stating that “he quit.” Read more »

Superbowl Predictions Change Weekly

The Superbowl is the championship game of the National Football league(NFL) in the United States and one of the most popular sporting events in the country. Hence many sports lovers are interested in knowing the Superbowl Predictions so that they can bet on a particular team. Caesars sportsbook is one of the most popular sources of information for sports lovers since it lists the odds that the various teams participating in the NFL will win it.

The odds are usually changing weekly depending on the performance of the NFL team, injuries to the various players, and various other factors. Tampa Bay Buccaneers the current NFL champions were the early favorites to win the NFL. Read more »

A List of the Highest Paid Football Players in the NFL

In researching information for this article, the latest data for the presentation of the highest salaries in the NFL is for the 2008 season. It should be noted that this list changes from year to year. Also, the salary cap imposed by the NFL commission increases from year to year. The salary cap is the amount of money an NFL team can spend on salaries for their players per year. The salary cap has progressively increased year by year since its inception back in 1994.

The NFL salary cap, as negotiated by the players Union in the current collective bargaining agreement, is 62.24% of all football related revenue divided by 32 teams. For the 2009 season that figure is 128 million dollars.

The following shows the steady increase in salary cap since 1999:

Salary Cap Per Team for NFL Player Salaries by Year:

2008 $116 million

2007 $109 million

2006 $102 million Read more »

Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer is the most prestigious tournament in a country. It is where the creams of the crop meets and display the best of their skills for their club. Fans and enthusiasts can never get enough of the excitement and thrill that this event offers. The young followers of the game draw inspiration from their major league idols. The ever increasing popularity of the major league has caught the attention of various companies which is why right now these firms continue to invest a lot for better soccer excitement.

In every match, players of this tournament display breathtaking skills and moves to the delight of the spectators. Aside from being prestigious, it is the greatest tournament in a country. Young football enthusiasts practice the techniques of the game to make their dream of becoming a soccer star possible someday. They watch every major league game and learn from it with full enthusiasm and eagerness.

In the United States, Major League Soccer is one of the leading events in sports and entertainment. It is composed of various teams and is divided into two conferences which are namely the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. It continues to make waves across the country and has won the hearts of the American people. Read more »

10 Best NBA Players Ever

1. Micheal Jordan

Jordan really didn’t have much weakness in his basketball game. He was a relentless defender as witnessed by his 9 All defensive 1st team selections and also winning a defensive player of the year award. He was also by far the most dominant offensive force of his generation, routinely having to battle double and triple teams every game yet still scoring at a career 30.1 PPG pace. Clutch shooting was also his forte as he hit so many game winning shots and his stats only improved in the playoffs when it really mattered. Micheal Jordan had 10 Scoring tiles, 5 season MVP awards, 6 Finals MVP awards and 6 championship titles.

2. Wilt Chamberlain

Statistically Wilt Chamberlain should be number one on this list. In a single game he once scored 100 pts by himself! In another game he scored 58 pts and pulled down 45 rebounds. His most amazing stat I think is that he never once fouled out of a NBA game in his entire career. He had absolutely off the chart career numbers 30.1 PPG, 22.9 RPG, .540 FGP %. Chamberlain was over 7 ft tall, could run and jump like a gazelle and was one of the strongest men on two feet. On the downside Wilt only won one NBA championship and was a notorious poor free throw shooter. Read more »

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