Rashard Mendenhall

Rashard Mendenhall

Former Illini RB Mendenhall Signs With Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals addressed one of their significant needs on Wednesday by reaching agreement on a one-year contract with free agent running back Rashard Mendenhall.


Ron Zook

Wisch: The Real Reasons Behind Ron Zook’s Rise And Fall

When it comes to the reasons why Illinois’ seventh-year head football coach held on to his job for so long and why he finally lost it on Sunday morning, I can boil Zook’s problems down to just four.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall Sues Champion Over bin Laden Tweet Dispute

Rashard Mendenhall is suing Champion, calling the decision to drop his endorsement deal over his tweets about Osama bin Laden a breach of contract.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

James Harrison

Harrison Apologizes For Magazine Comments

James Harrison apologized Thursday for remarks he made about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and some of his teammates in an interview with Men’s Journal.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall Loses Champion Sponsorship After Bin Laden Tweets

After Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall made Tweets about criticizing people for celebrating the death of Osama bin Laden, he received plenty of backlash from fans and members of the media.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Dorfman: Athletes Have A Right To Speak, We Don’t Have To Listen

Some in the sports world and beyond have been in a furor this week because of Rashard Mendenhall’s tweets about the death of Osama bin Laden and his accompanying questioning of what actually happened on September 11, 2001.

670 The Score–05/06/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall Posts ‘Clarification’ For Bin Laden Tweets

Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall wrote a “clarification” of his comments made Monday on Twitter regarding the death of Osama bin Laden.


Ozzie Guillen

Wisch: Guillen, Mendenhall – And Sports – Need a Twittervention

As players and coaches continue to get into Twitter trouble, it’s up to the teams to limit their access to social media.

670 The Score–05/04/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall Creates More Twitter Trouble With Bin Laden Tweets

Back in March, former Illini and current Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall created some controversy over several of his Tweets that compared the NFL labor situation to “modern-day slavery.”

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall To Throw Out First Pitch At White Sox Game

Former University of Illinois, and current Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall will throw out the first pitch on Sunday’s Chicago White Sox game.

670 The Score–04/14/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall Backs Peterson’s ‘Modern-Day Slavery’ Comment

In a recent interview with Yahoo Sports, Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson made the comment that the players’ role in the NFL is like “modern-day slavery.’


Super Bowl XLV

Shepkowski: My Super Bowl Prop Picks

Many people will “take to the window” this weekend in hopes of making a few bucks on Super Bowl XLV.

670 The Score–02/05/2011

The Vince Lombardi Trophy is displayed between a Pittsburgh Steelers helmet and a Green Bay Packers helmet (photo credit: Getty Images)

Who Will You Root For In The Super Bowl?

Super Bowl XLV kicks off Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers. With nine Super Bowl titles between the two teams, you can bet this will be an intense game.


Jay Cutler

Over/Unders For The Weekend

Bored with just betting the point spread? Check out what Matt Spiegel and Nick Shepkowski came up with for this weekend’s games. Print ‘em out and play along with your buddies and The Danny Mac Show!

670 The Score–01/21/2011

Ben Roethlisberger

Steelers Hang On, Shut Ravens Down Late

The Baltimore Ravens dominated the majority of the game, but the Steelers turned it around in the fourth quarter, winning the AFC Divisional Playoff.


Matt Forte

Shepkowski: Forte Among Several Notable NFL Feats In 2010

For just the second time in the history of the Chicago Bears a player has gone over 1,000 yards rushing and 500 yards receiving in the same season as Matt Forte did so yesterday.


Mikel Leshoure

Wisch: Why Would Leshoure Return? Here’s A Reason

Mikel Leshoure has officially arrived. So, does that also mean he’s already gone?


Illinois vs Ohio State

Illini, Ohio St Traditionally Battle On The Ground

By DAVID MERCER Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The annual battle between Ohio State and Illinois for the wooden turtle known as the Illibuck has in recent years been decided on the ground. […]

670 The Score–10/01/2010