Ex-Eagles Player Jeremiah Trotter Plays Escaped Slave In New Movie

The Ax Man will be coming to a big screen near you. Former Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter will portray an escaped slave in the new movie, 'The North Star.' Bossip has the details. RLJ Entertainmenthas acquired all rights for writer/director Thomas K. Phillips’ feature film “The North Star.” The film, which tells the story of of Benjamin “Big Ben” Jones and Moses Hopkins, two slaves who escaped from a Virginia plantation and made their way to freedom in Buckingham, Pennsylvania in 1849, will be released in theaters in September 2015, beginning its theatrical run in Philadelphia, where the movie was ... Read More

Drake Blocked Tidal From Streaming His Set At Lil Weezyana Fest

Apple Music is crying foul against Tidal. BuzzFeed News is reporting that Apple did not threaten Tidal with a $20 million suit over Drake’s performance at a Hurricane Katrina benefit, despite a claim from the streaming service earlier. It sounds like semantics after you read the explanation for the blocked streaming. If New Orleans became the frontline of the battle for streaming music supremacy this week, it had very little to do with Apple. The Cupertino company did not threaten to sue Jay Z’s Tidal over Drake’s appearance at Lil Wayne’s Lil WeezyAna Fest, a charity concert to benefit kids ... Read More

Redskins Players Don’t Know Who’s Starting At QB

The Washington Redskins have quickly become the mess of the NFL, and it's starting to get ugly. The team has officially listed RG3 out for a few weeks, and Kirk Cousins is likely to start the season opener at quarterback. That hasn't stopped Redskins head coach Jay Gruden and his staff from withholding any personnel information to the rest of the team. https://twitter.com/diannaESPN/status/637457735185895425 ESPN's Ed Werder has already reported that first-year Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan is ready to move on from Griffin, the No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft, in hopes of changing the culture. https://twitter.com/Edwerderespn/status/637641714979741696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Cowboys OT R.J. Dill Suspended 4-Games For PED Violation

Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle R.J. Dill has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's performance enhancing substances policy, the team announced Friday. https://twitter.com/helmandc/status/637356376449126400 Dill has a special case, and released a statement through the NFLPA explaining the circumstances surrounding his suspension. I want to share personal details about the circumstances surrounding my suspension because there is a stigma associated with a suspension under the Performance Enhancing Substances Policy that is unwarranted in my case. In August 2014, I thought my dream of playing in the NFL was over, and I began to transition ... Read More

Bryce Petty Apologizes to Jets Fans for Ordering Domino’s Pizza

Bryce Petty should know better, and I'm sure the same rules apply in Chicago as well. The Jets rookie quarterback recently shared his excitement over learning that you can order a pizza from Domino's with the click of an emoji. New York is known for its fabulous pizza slices, so Jets fans from the five boroughs and New Jersey sprung into action, letting Petty know that he was wrong. https://twitter.com/FredJohnson14/status/637066343167033344?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/IcaRu5h/status/637076076196458496?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/superstarmelle/status/637069834648428544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/Doc__Ad/status/637082515430342657?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Petty, owning up to his mistake, sent out an apology. https://twitter.com/b_petty14/status/637082516667662336?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw