Ben Roethlisberger was suspended earlier this year for six games after having been accused of – but not charged with – sexual assault. Ben Roethlisberger now gets two of those games back.
Troy Polamalu now has hair worth $1 million. The insurance policy is sure to draw attention to the Pittsburgh Steeler star and his sponsor Head & Shoulders. It also pushes Mr. Polamalu into the ranks of our Top 5 insurance plans for celebrity heads. (Click on the right arrow to see the next item):
Troy Polamalu of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers endorses Head and Shoulders shampoo. The shampoo maker has taken out a $1 million insurance policy on Polamalu's head of hair.
Shaquille O'Neal, the newest member of the Boston Celtics, has announced that he's looking for a new nickname. If you think he's just 'Shaq,' you haven't been paying attention.
Cola wars have returned between soft drink behemoths Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, but this time with fewer calories.
The World cup is dominated by Brazil, Germany, and Italy; the NBA championship, by Boston, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Who's more dominant?
Drew Brees, the QB of the champion New Orleans Saints, will grace the cover of Madden 2011. Can Brees avoid falling victim to the fabled Madden curse?
1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell set the Ben Roethlisberger suspension at six games Wednesday for bringing the league into disrepute.
YANKEE STADIUM: A view of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is seen from the upper deck during the Yankees game against the Tampa Bay Rays in July 2008. The 2008 season was the final season the Yankees played in the House that Ruth Built before moving next door to a new Yankee Stadium.