The Bountygate scandal just will never, ever go away. Oh, and Adrian Peterson may think that the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff is full of the dumbest people alive, if he truly believes they’d ever grant his latest request.
Paul Tagliabue affirmed Roger Goodell’s findings in the Saints bounty case but, in a stunning turn of events, vacated all player discipline handed out to Jonathan Vilma (one year), Anthony Hargrove, Scott Fujita and Will Smith.
An appeals panel has overturned the suspensions of four New Orleans Saints players for their role in the alleged bounty case where players were rewarded for intentionally injuring opponents, according to SI.com’s Jim Trotter.
t might be time to grab some popcorn and get ready for a show between the NFL and former University of Miami linebackers Jonathan Vilma. Thursday, Vilma filed a lawsuit against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in Louisiana. The lawsuit claims Goodell made defamatory statements against Vilma.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has denied his role in the bounty program the team ran giving cash rewards for injuring opponents. If Vilma indeed wants to take the issue to court, he may have to answer for another bounty allegation.
The National Football League has dropped the hammer on four players for the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal that rewarded players for intentionally trying to injure other players. The longest punishment came to a former University of Miami linebacker.
The college football world is still reeling from the sheer dearth of allegations Nevin Shapiro leveled against the University of Miami’s football and basketball programs. But, several athletes and Shapiro’s reported sports agency partner are distancing themselves from the growing scandal.
Pro Bowl linebacker Jonathan Vilma is giving $450,000 to his alma mater, The University of Miami.
A Miami Police officer is under fire, accused of abusing his power on the streets. Former University of Miami football star turned pro, Jonathan Vilma recently filed a complaint against Sgt. Javier Ortiz, who is also the vice president of the Fraternal Order of Police.