NFL veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress (pictured) is getting another shot in the NFL.  The former Super Bowl hero was signed to a year’s contract by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday, reports the New York Daily News. The 35-year-old gridiron player was on the New York Giants when his name was noted in sports history for catching the game-winning touchdown pass in the […]

NFL’s Plaxico Burress (pictured) has to cough up $59,000 in back taxes from his Super Bowl win with the Giants or the state can seize his assets, according to TMZ. SEE ALSO: Gabby Douglas Slammed For ‘Soft Patriotism’ Burress was once flying high as a top wide receiver for the New York Giants, earning a reported $25 […]

Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson pretended to shoot himself in the thigh,  mocking Jets receiver Plaxico Burress’ 2008 shooting incident, during a game Sunday.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — One trip into the end zone wasn’t enough for Plaxico Burress. Neither was two. One touchdown catch after another, Burress had the big breakout game he and the New York Jets have been expecting. The veteran wide receiver tied a career high by catching three TD passes, including the go-ahead score […]

Former New York Giants star Plaxico Burress spoke to Bryant Gumbel recently about how his race may have affected the jury’s decision in the 2009 gun possession case that landed him in prison for two years. Burress, who was charged with illegally carrying and firing a gun at a Manhattan nightclub, told Gumbel that he […]

After serving 2 years in prison for shooting himself in the leg at a New York nightclub in 2008, Plaxico Burress is returning to the playing field not with the New York Giants, but with the rival New York Jets. While he’ll be sharing a stadium with his old team, he’ll be in a new […]

NFL free agent Plaxico Burress wants a shot at playing  for the Miami Dolphins, although the organization reportedly has no interest in signing him. Burress told WQAM’s Sid Rosenberg Monday that he and the Dolphins’ Brandon Marshall “would be the best duo in football,” if they would sign him. He also said that “a few” […]

Yet another troubling study of African-American males has been released — this one will surely make you cringe. According to a new study of North Carolina inmates, Black men are half as likely to die at any given time if they’re in prison than if they aren’t. The study claims that Black prisoners are protected […]

PHILADELPHIA — Michael Vick’s advice for Plaxico Burress is to put his family ahead of football.

It isn’t until we notice that the sentencing for Ryan LeVin, a 36 year-old Porsche driver, was just two years of house arrest after killing two people in a hit-and-run accident. When you contrast that to Plaxico Burress and Michael Vick, you understand the racial inequity that exists in America’s justice system. As we all […]

NEW YORK — Locked up for 20 months for illegally carrying and firing a gun at a Manhattan nightclub, Plaxico Burress is ready to walk out of prison and face another grim reality, a lockout that could jeopardize the resumption of his football career.

NEW YORK — Former New York Giants Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress is to get out of prison in June, after officials agreed Friday to shave about three months off his time behind bars in a gun case.