Baltimore—Running back Ricky Williams, who won the Heisman Trophy Award in 1998 while playing for Texas, and already retired from the NFL once in 2004 after supposedly failing a drug test, announced last week that he was retiring from football for good this time. Honest. No fooling. This is it.
Many people close to Williams and the Miami Dolphins, the team he was with when he first retired, felt that he chose marijuana over his teammates. Williams always insisted that wasn’t the case, it was just that his teammates never got him high. Continue reading →
Is this a Yahoo! Fantasy Owners beta screenshot? It depends on who you ask.
Sunnyvale—As the impending NFL lockout looms, millions of football fans are already starting to worry if there is going to be a work stoppage in the most popular sport in America. In franchise cities businesses are bracing for the real possibility that they may lose vital revenue generated from their team’s home games. Online, thousands of die-hards are wondering what they will do in August when they are supposed to be holding their Fantasy Football Drafts. It seems no one will be a winner if and when this labor dispute boils over. No one, that is, except for the folks over at Yahoo!
An email from Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz giving an update on one of their latest products has been intercepted, and quite by accident. The email was intended for Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams; however it wound up in the inbox of Trevor “Bud” Adams, EMT & Paramedics Instructor at the College of Southern Nevada. Mr. Adams, who has a rating of 5.0 on www.ratemyprofessors.com, forwarded his email on to the Collegiate Review, the student newspaper at the college. The content of the email has revealed that Yahoo! has been working with Adams and other owners including Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys to develop a new fantasy product for football fans.