Add it to the list of silly NFL fines like Tweeting during games and the wrong shoes color, but Miami Dolphins players will be fined $10,000 for playing Angry Birds. The team distrbuted players iPads to learn the 2012 playbook under the condition it be used for team purposes.
New head coach Joe Philbin will fine players $10,000 for visiting sites Youtube and Twitter or downloading a list of apps not related to plays.
Despite the restrictions, players are still happy to be in a digital world. Dolphins rookie QB Ryan Tannehill said, “We went from a playbook that was five inches thick to a thin iPad. It’s a lot easier to carry around and study anywhere. Plus, when it comes to film, you can watch it on the plane, take it to your house, wherever. You don’t have to be at the facility.”
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Serial celebrity dater Mark Sanchez has been linked to veteran jersey chaser Eva Longoria. The New York Jets quarterback were spotted with the actress over the holiday weekend in and around New York City and neighboring Hoboken. In Touch Magazine reports Longoria even wore a blond wind to remain incognito.
The rumored romance comes just weeks after Longoria split with boyfriend-model Eduardo Cruz after two years. Longoria went through a public divorce with San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker when reports surface Parker cheated with teammate Brent Barry’s wife. The couple are taking things slow, a source tells In Touch, “It looks like they’re testing the waters.”
Sanchez, 25 has previously Jamie Lynn Sigler, Hayden Panettiere and Kate Upton.
Who knew Chad Ochocinco was such a romantic! In an interview with Yahoo Music, Evelyn Lozada, the future Mrs. Ochocinco revealed he proposed to her while playing “Call of Duty.”
“My proposal, it really wasn’t that romantic,” Lozada said. “He told me that the jeweler was coming to the house, so I thought he was going to buy watches. I didn’t know we were going to get engaged… Chad has his headset on ’cause he likes playing “Call Of Duty,” “Fifa,” all of that stuff. He was like, ‘Which one do you like?’… Put it on. He goes, ‘Alright, so we’re engaged.’”
After Ochocinco decided to spend the rest of his life with Lozada he continuned to kill people while playing the video game. But it must be true love because Lozada said, ”I’ll never forget this as long as I live.”
After serving five years in prison for being wrongfully accused of rape, Brian Banks got a tryout with the Seattle Seahwaks. Banks was a standout high school football player and USC recruit before being convicted of sexual assault in 2003 at age 16.
“He was once in our sights, knowing he had potential to be a special football player,” said Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll. “Here’s a young man who has a second chance at his dream. I just think he deserves it. We’re going to give him a real good look.”
Banks pleaded no contest, and while he was paroled, he had to wear a tracking device requiring him to stay in Los Angles county. After his accuser Facebook friended him, Banks was able to clear his name by an audio recording of her admitting the false accusation.
After the tryout Banks said,“This is by far the second best day of my life — May 24, my day of exoneration, and today. Just being out here on the field and work out with the Seahawks and to be given an opportunity to have a tryout, I don’t really have words for it. It’s a dream come true. I know a lot of people work hard to get to this point. I’ve worked hard myself and I’m just thankful for this opportunity.”
Along with the Seahawks Banks also recieved a tryout invitation with the Kansas City Cheifs, but if football doesn’t work out Banks can look into the entertainment industry after he was a guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.