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Listen: Marshawn Lynch is Inspiration for New Ludacris Song ‘Beast Mode’

Listen: Marshawn Lynch is Inspiration for New Ludacris Song ‘Beast Mode’

Ludacris has a new track dropping March 31st called ‘Beast Mode’ (audio after the jump). Obviously as sports fans our initial reaction is the song must be about Marshawn Lynch right? Wrong. Well sorta. Ludacris in a recent interview does admit that Lynch is the ‘inspiration’ for the song. But the lyrics aren’t directly about [...]

March 27, 2015 admin Balltribe TV, Hot Seat, NFL 0

Jay Cutler to Face Open Competition in Bears Camp

Jay Cutler to Face Open Competition in Bears Camp

Jay Cutler’s massive contract extension a few years ago confused many and his benching last season compounded that. On his best day, he’s nowhere near elite although you’d never be able to tell by his contract. Even though he’s guaranteed about $25 million over the next two years, Cutler will face an open quarterback competition [...]

March 26, 2015 Kevin Burke NFL 0

Bomb Threat Delays Aaron Hernandez Trial Proceedings

Bomb Threat Delays Aaron Hernandez Trial Proceedings

Just in case you thought the Aaron Hernandez trial couldn’t get any more strange, there’s this. Today’s proceedings have been placed on hold in order to deal with an apparent bomb threat. Everyone has been evacuated and the plan is to resume activities at 2pm. Testimony for the case began on January 29. A bomb [...]

March 26, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Jim Harbaugh Doesn’t Think He’s Worth $5 Million Per Year

Jim Harbaugh Doesn’t Think He’s Worth $5 Million Per Year

Jim Harbaugh’s departure from San Francisco seemed imminent for the majority of the season. His in-your-face approach seems more suited for college kids, rather than guys who make more money that he does. He should do well at Michigan. He signed on to coach the Wolverines for $5 million per year, which right away puts [...]

March 24, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

NFL Considering Having 2017 Pro Bowl in Brazil

NFL Considering Having 2017 Pro Bowl in Brazil

Give the NFL credit. They keep trying new and inventive things in attempt to make the Pro Bowl more interesting to fans. The reality is that football doesn’t lend itself to an all-star game, so there’s an imaginary cap on how interesting the game will ever be. Regardless, they’re still trying. In fact, they may [...]

March 23, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Adrian Peterson Declines Meeting With Vikings

Adrian Peterson Declines Meeting With Vikings

Due to last season’s personal matters, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Vikings seems murky. One day, they sound like they’re on the same page and other days they seem completely add odds. And given the fact that Peterson is about to turn 30, he probably doesn’t have much time left at the running back position. [...]

March 20, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Cincinnati Bengals Re-Sign Devon Still

Cincinnati Bengals Re-Sign Devon Still

The Devon Still story helps us all remember what’s really important. Last year, it was huge for the Cincinnati Bengals to keep him on the roster so that he could afford to pay for his daughter’s cancer treatment. Thanks to social media, Devon has kept us all up to speed on Leah’s recovery. Yesterday he [...]

March 19, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Michael Crabtree to Visit Dolphins

Michael Crabtree to Visit Dolphins

With the majority of NFL free agents already signed with their new or incumbent team, the “second-tier” players are getting looks now. It had been widely reported that Michael Crabtree would not be back with the 49ers and he’s set to pay the Dolphins a visit. Crabtree’s market doesn’t appear to be a big as [...]

March 18, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0