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NY Jets’ Robby Anderson Criticized By Head Coach Todd Bowles For Lobbying For Pro Bowl Votes

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles didn’t hesitate to criticize wide receiver Robby Anderson for lobbying for Pro Bowl votes, which he did during Sunday’s 35-27 defeat to the Carolina Panthers. After his 54-yard touchdown reception, Anderson walked to a Fox camera and asked for fans to help get him into his first Pro Bowl. Bowles said “I didn’t see it, but if that’s true, that’s not smart football at all.  We don’t want selfish players on this team doing selfish things.” ...Read more

‘Glee’ Star Naya Rivera Charged With Domestic Battery After Saturday Arrest

Former “Glee” star Naya Rivera was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery of her husband, “Ray Donovan” actor Ryan Dorsey, Sunday after her arrest the night before. Rivera was arrested and released on $1,000 PR bond Sunday following a short appearance in court. Police were called to a house in Chesapeake, West Virginia on Saturday over a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, Dorsey told officers that Rivera had hit him in the head and lower lip while they were taking a walk with their 2-year-old son Josey. ...Read more

Rep. John Conyers Steps Down As Ranking Member Of Judiciary Committee Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation

Rep. John Conyers of Michigan has stepped down as ranking member of House Judiciary Committee, amid a congressional investigation into sexual harassment and workplace abuse allegations by his former staffers. Conyers’ decision to step down comes after former staffers accused Conyers of a variety of workplace abuses, including sexual harassment. As a result of the allegations, Conyers faces a House Ethics Committee probe. He has “expressly and vehemently” denied any wrongdoing. ...Read more

Texas Congressman Joe Barton Says Capitol Police Are Investigating Release of Nude Photo

Rep. Joe Barton of Texas said the Capitol Police has started an investigation into the release of a nude photograph of him. Barton apologized on Wednesday after the photo circulated on social media. Barton issued a statement saying that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce in 2015, he had sexual relationships “with other mature adult women.” The 68-year-old Republican said each relationship was consensual and has since ended. Barton has no plans to step down. ...Read more

President Trump Visits Coast Guard In Florida On Thanksgiving Day

In a surprise visit to a Coast Guard station in Riviera Beach, Fla., on Nov. 23, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump thanked and praised the service members for their rescue efforts during Hurricane Harvey. The first couple provided lunch – turkey sandwiches, giant muffins, fruit, chips and cookies- to the men and women working at the station near Trump’s private golf resort. The first family is celebrating Thanksgiving from his private Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. ...Read more

Lions QB Matthew Stafford Injures Ankle In Another Loss To The Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings socked Matthew Stafford once again. Stafford went down hard after unleashing a 43-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones, and rolled his ankle. He remained on the ground for several moments before limping to the sideline. He said after the game he’s fine, although his limp to and from the podium said otherwise. The Lions didn’t have a first down on either of their final two drives, and ended the game with a 30-23 loss to the Vikings. ...Read more