Category: Football

Stewart resigns as head coach at WVU

Athletic director Oliver Luck said in a statement released Friday evening that he accepted Stewart’s resignation. “Coach Stewart and I have talked these past few days, and both believe this is the right thing to do for our football program, our team, our university, our state — and all of Mountaineer nation,” said Luck. Dana […]

Stewart resigns as head coach at WVU

Athletic director Oliver Luck said in a statement released Friday evening that he accepted Stewart’s resignation. “Coach Stewart and I have talked these past few days, and both believe this is the right thing to do for our football program, our team, our university, our state — and all of Mountaineer nation,” said Luck. West […]

NFL, players continue discussions

“NFL owners and players continue to be engaged in confidential discussions before Chief Magistrate Judge [Arthur] Boylan. Both sides met again this week as part of ongoing court mediation. Those discussions are expected to continue,” the statement said. The sides met last week near Chicago, and according to the NFL Network, they got together Wednesday […]

Burress released from prison

Burress was released from prison in Rome, New York around 9 a.m. (et) on Monday. His agent, Drew Rosenhaus, greeted him in the parking lot. Wearing a Philadelphia Phillies hat and black sunglasses, Burress made a brief statement to the media before exiting the Oneida State Correctional facility. “It’s a beautiful day,” Burress told reporters. […]

Buyer beware on Burress

On Monday, Burress was released from the Oneida Correctional Facility after serving a 20-month sentence as the most high-profile offender of New York City’s ultra-strict gun possession laws. When the NFL is able to resolve its ongoing labor spat and give the green light to player movement, the former Giants standout will become perhaps the […]

Hall-of-Fame FB John Henry Johnson passes away

Johnson, a member of the famed “Million Dollar Backfield” passed away in Tracy, California, according to a statement released by the 49ers on Saturday. Johnson, a four-time Pro Bowl selection, ran for 6,803 yards and totaled 55 touchdowns in a 14-year career, culminating in his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in 1987. “I was […]

Court again hears NFL lockout arguments

After hearing both cases, the three-judge panel indicated they would rule on the case in the near future, but urged the parties to continue independent talks in an effort to resolve their issues. The hearing came as a result of a lower court’s ruling to lift the NFL lockout on April 25. Four days later, […]