Month: July 2012

Disaster Avoided: Drew Brees Signs Five-Year, $100 Million Deal

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints will not have to worry about a potential holdout after the two parties agreed to a new five-year contract worth $100 million. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Brees will make $40 million in the first year of the deal with $60 […]

The Pittsburgh Steelers Turn 79

Yesterday marked the 79th birthday of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who remain one of sports’ most beloved franchises. After reaching the playoffs once between 1933 and 1971, the team enjoyed unprecedented levels of success beginning in 1972 and fortified by the Immaculate Reception.

Adrian Peterson Was Arrested On Saturday Morning

The Houston Chronicle reports that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested in Houston early Saturday morning for resisting arrest. Peterson is still in jail and could be released pending a post on a $1,000 bond. UPDATE 5:26PM: TMZ obtained comment from Daniel Maher, general manager of Live […]