Over the weekend, offensive lineman Orlando Franklin announced that he was retiring from the NFL in order to focus on raising his son. Franklin, who was released by the Washington Redskins last week, announced his plan to quit football in an open letter on Instagram. In the note, he explained that he missed being able to see... View Article The post NFL Lineman Orlando Franklin Retires to Focus on Being a Dad appeared first on Fatherly.
Former cheerleaders for the Washington Redskins said they felt the team was “pimping” them out during a trip to Costa Rica in 2013.
A dad's controversial prom photo with his daughter and her prom date, in which the former NFL player was holding a gun in his hand, generates a lively debate on social media.
An NFL player made good on his promise to take an 11th-grade student with special needs to her high school prom.
Kristan Ware, who spent three seasons cheering for the Miami Dolphins, said her Christian faith made her “a target of discipline, ridicule, harassment, and abuse."
The New York Times published a jaw-dropping look at the lives of NFL cheerleaders subjected to harsh team restrictions — e.g., Carolina cheerleaders must arrive at the stadium five hours early on game days.
Trevone Boykin stands in a long line of NFL players accused of involvement in domestic violence incidents.
Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies will be cheering for the Los Angeles Rams this season as they become the first males to join the team's 40-person squad — and the first in the NFL.
Bailey Davis, a cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints, says she was fired after three seasons with the squad for posting a photo of herself in a one-piece outfit to Instagram. Her lawyer claims a double standard.
Originally, the Philadelphia Eagles star wanted to surprise his longtime love with a horse-drawn carriage and make the proposal Cinderella-themed, but then his plans had to change.
The Houston Texans' Kareem Jackson launched his own foundation to fight cancer and works closely with the NFL's Crucial Catch program.
Washington Redskins punter Tress Way and his wife, Brianna, both work off the field to fight against cancer, part of the NFL's Crucial Catch program.
Former NFL player Devon Still supported his young daughter in her fight against cancer nearly three years ago. Now he 's helping others through his Still Strong Foundation.
Super Bowl LII, where the New England Patriots will take on the Philadelphia Eagles, coincides with World Cancer Day. The NFL and the American Cancer Society have been partners in the fight against cancer for nearly a decade.
“It’s funny to hear a female talk about ‘routes,’” Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said to a quiet media room, in response to a question from Panthers beat reporter Jourdan Rodrigue, of the Charlotte Observer. "It's funny."
It had been rumored that Jay-Z would take advantage of his spot as the musical guest on the season 43 premiere of “SNL” to make a political statement related to the NFL player protests that reached a fever pitch this past week. It was not, however, an officially sanctioned NFL jersey, but rather a blank generic jersey with no team name or logo. Obviously, “Colin K” is also not normal styling for an NFL jersey.
The controversy surrounding taking a knee has spread to schools across the country, where student athletes have been seen following in the footsteps of professional players on their high school fields.
Jordin Sparks Makes Her Own Statement While Singing the National Anthem Before Monday Night's NFL Game
A dancer for Georgia Tech’s football team has lent her support to NFL players protesting the national anthem by retweeting a powerful photo of herself kneeling on the football field in protest.
The singer told TMZ, “My husband was not made aware it was time to go out for the game. Unfortunately a decision was made for him without him knowing.” For his part Jessie James Decker's husband, Titans wide receiver Eric Decker, had only one comment: “Preach baby!” he wrote on Instagram.
Here’s your weekend fitspo: A 4-year-old girl named Prisais Brooklyn has achieved her goal of doing 10 pull-ups. The little girl from Moorpark, California pulled off the impressive feat on September 6th in her father’s gym Autumo Crossfit in front of a cheering class. THE ROAD TO 10 STRICT PULL UPS HAS BEEN CONQUERED!!!! The smile on her face while doing these are contagious.
"We are 100 percent done! Absolutely, positively done with having kids," Antonio’s wife, Terricka Cromartie, told Us magazine. "We've been blessed with these guys, but adding to it, I think, would kill us both!"
Filmmaker and former NFL player Matthew A. Cherry has created an animated film on the topic of fathers, daughters, and natural hair that's sure to be a touchdown.
Professional athlete Devon Still wants you to know that there’s nothing wrong with your imperfections. The former Cincinnati Bengals player posted a photo to Instagram on Monday, with a sweet sentiment directed at his wife, Asha Still. It was @ashastill imperfections that made me fall in love with her in the first place.