Vince Young is an absolute legend in the state of Texas. We don’t need to go through the former Madison High School quarterback’s full resume but it includes a) a National Championship at Texas, b) a NFL Rookie of the Year honor, c) a 30-2 record as a college quarterback and d) two Rose Bowl MVPs […]

Andre Hal’s life changed tremendously when the defensive back was diagnosed with lymphoma last season. After coming back for the Houston Texans, Hal decided to retire with his health and wealth. You already know one of my first loves was sports and Dre’s story is inspiring on so many levels from realizing who he was […]

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After months of speculation, Gronk is calling it a career. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement on his official Instagram account. According to reports, Gronk nearly retired after the team nearly traded him to the Detroit Lions before the 2018 season. After Pats Super Bowl LIII win versus the Los Angeles […]

Colin Kaeprnick and Eric Reid have reportedly settled with the NFL in the embattled QB’s long standing collusion case. Kaepernick’s lawyer, Mark Geragos released a statement saying that his client and current Carolina Panthers defensive back Eric Reid have reached an agreement to resolve pending grievances. “For the past several months, conunsel for Mr. Kaepernick […]

Travis Scott had one stipulation in order to accept the NFL’s offer to perform the Super Bowl LIII halftime show: the NFL must donate to a social justice cause, Billboard confirmed. Scott made a $500,000 donation in partnership with the NFL to the “social justice accelerator” Dream Corps. Dream Corps is an organization founded by Van Jones in 2014 […]


We love the underdog story! Last week former Dallas Cowboys star receiver Dez Bryant, had a chance at NFL redemption! After a bad break with his former team, Bryant wasn’t on any rosters. Due to injury, the New Orleans Saints gave the veteran receiver a 1 year contract. That lasted all of a week, before […]

Rihanna may have delivered one hell of a halftime performance for Super Bowl XLIII in Atlanta next February but she reportedly declined the offer. Her reason? Her support of Colin Kaepernick and his fight against racial injustice and police brutality. In regards to the NFL versus Kaepernick, Rihanna is “I’m With Kaep” through and through. “The NFL […]

Join 97.9 The Box & Oakland Raiders DeAndre Washington for the Outwork The Competition Youth Football Camp on Saturday, June 30 at Thurgood Marshall HS. The camp is FREE for boys & girls ages 7-17. To register and for more information click here.

The NFL rumors are starting to circulate that former head coach Jeff Fisher might being trying to jump back into a head coaching spot for the 2018 season. We last saw Fisher in the 2016 season as newly L.A. Rams coaching moving his team to a new state and then he was let go. Fisher […]

It’s been eight days since Tom Savage’s ugly hit that caused his concussion and now it looks like Savage might be done for the season. During today’s press conference the Texans coach said they weren’t sure if Savage was returning this season or not, but O’Brien said that there are chances but it’s unknown. Yesterday, the […]

Yesterday after the story SI story was posted online, the Carolina Panthers owner’s allegations of workplace misconduct, Jerry Richardson announced that he was selling the Panthers team. After Richardson’s news came out, some important people like Diddy and Colin Kaepernick, etc…came forth as potential buyers, but nothing official has been made. Diddy started with his Instagram […]

This week, the NFL officially handed down a “significant discipline” to the teams who “crossed the lines” with the officials during last weeks games. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, four coaches in the NFL received a fine in the amount $10,000. Last Thursday, Sean Payton, the New Orleans Saints coach was flagged […]