"Duck Dynasty" stars including Sadie, Missy, Willie, Si and Phil Robertson all attended the Duck Commander Independence Bowl over the holidays and conducted many of the game's ceremonies together.
The Dec. 27 bowl game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Miami Hurricanes featured several appearances from the famous family who played an active role throughout the match. While Sadie Robertson offered the pre-game prayer, Missy Robertson sang the National Anthem with her sons, Reed and Cole. Moreover, Uncle Si Robertson performed the pre-game coin toss and Willie Robertson presented the trophy to the winning team.
"It's fun that the whole family came over," Willie told KTVE at the time. "We all did this together, like we do most things. I just was tickled that Missy and them sang and Sadie said the prayer, that's the way we do it in the Robertson family, we all work together as a team." more >>
The NFL Players Association's lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of Adrian Peterson has received an official court date.
Peterson, the 29-year-old Minnesota Vikings running back, made headlines last September when news broke claiming that he abused his four-year-old son whom the football star struck with a stripped tree branch, resulting in severe lacerations. Although his no-contest plea left him with the ability to continue with the 2014-2015 NFL season, the league officially decided he would remain suspended without pay until next April.
The NFLPA decided to file a federal lawsuit after an arbitrator decided not to grant him an appeal that could help him return to playing for the Minnesota Vikings this season. The case involving Peterson will appear in court before U.S. District Court Judge David S. Doty at 2 p.m. on Feb. 6, according to USA Today reports. more >>
Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is beginning 2015 by taunting fellow boxer Floyd "Money" Mayweather to step into a boxing ring with the Filipino pugilist.
Pacquiao, the 36-year-old Christian fighter and politician, took to Instagram to post an image of himself in front of a fire. He captioned the image with a message about fighting Mayweather.
"Floyd brags about his lifestyle and everything! I don't care," Pacquiao wrote on Instagram. "I'm just waiting here for him to sign the contract! #fightpacquiao." more >>
Aaron Rodgers failed to practice but declared that he is prepared for a game.
Rodgers talked about the progress of his injury and the mechanics of the practice he failed to attend.
"It's going all right. The calf is slowly progressing. I wasn't out there today, but we're right where we need to be in getting ready to hopefully get on the field next week," he said. "The rhythm is established; the play style is established. It's just about working on checks and kind of going through the plan. That's why you need to practice." more >>
It seems like the Cleveland Cavaliers will have to advance in their campaign without its star player as LeBron James won't be playing for two weeks for the team because of injuries in his left knee and lower back.
The Cavaliers announced in a press release this Thursday that multiple tests has been done on James, including an MRI and radiographs, to reveal that the superstar has knee and back strains.
The tests were taken Wednesday before the Cavs suffered a loss, their third straight, against Milwaukee Bucks. The four-time NBA Most Valuable Player will be treated accordingly with anti-inflammatories and will undergo the needed rehabilitation, training room treatments and rest, ESPN.com reported. more >>
The Baltimore Raven's Senior Security Director was charged with a sexual crime on Tuesday.
Dareen I. Sanders allegedly groped a woman and pressed her against the stadium after a game. The documents filed on Baltimore City District Court revealed that Sanders allegedly kissed the woman on the neck and forced her to touch his genitals.
According to the court documents, the woman worked at M & T Bank Stadium and was tasked to escort the security officer after the Raven's game against the Jaguars on Dec. 14. more >>