Offseason Blues: Agents, Contracts, and 2nd Chances

Feature Story: Yesterday, Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the media that he has been re-evaluating his lifestyle and says that he is excited to have a shot at a second chance. Though never officially charged, Roethlisberger has been accused twice of rape, which has brought great shame on his team and his family (it … Continue reading

Offseason Blues: Drugs, Prostitutes, and YouTube

Feature Story: Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing, recepient of the Defensive Rookie of the Year Award (twice now since they had to conduct a revote), has been suspended for the first four games of the season following a drug-test that came back positive for HCG, a performance enhancing drug. Cushing attempted to appeal the decision … Continue reading

Offseason Blues: This Week's News in Football

Featured Story: Lawrence Taylor, Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Giants’ linebacker, has been arrested facing third degree rape charges, a.k.a. sex with a minor. Taylor allegedly propositioned a sixteen year old prostitute, whom he payed $300 for sexual favors. She reported him to the police after he refused to give her an autographed … Continue reading

The Devil's Advocate: At Least Ben Roethlisberger Likes Dogs

Though it may be too soon to know the extent of Roethlisberger’s actions, it seems to me that it should also be too early to condemn him. Yes, he has been accused of a heinous crime [twice], but he hasn’t be charged with anything [yet]! And he is clearly apologetic about…well, I guess being in … Continue reading

Big Ben Gets Big Suspension – AP Reports

Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was suspended today for 4-6 games by Commissioner Roger Goodell for violating the NFL’s personal policy rule in regard to the accusation that he raped a 20-year-old college student in Milledgeville, Georgia. Roethlisberger’s excuse of “I’m sorry, officer, I did not know I could not do that” may have worked on … Continue reading

Roethlisberger Facing No Charges – AP Reports

The Georgia DA, Fred Bright, announced today that Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, will not be facing any charges in his alleged sexual assault of a 20-year-old college student. This is the second recent allegation against Roethlisberger who is also being sued by a woman who claims he raped her in a Lake Tahoe hotel … Continue reading