NFL Crisis: Why is Goodell The Only One Getting Heat?

From all appearances it seemed to be a typical September football weekend for both the National Football League and college football. People watching games...

Obsessing Over Ray Rice Punishment Is a Waste of Time Read

For those obsessing with Ray Rice and the punishment handed down by National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell after viewing Rice punching out his...

Philadelphia Eagles sign U.S. Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva to play on the defensive line

Alejandro Villanueva spent the past four years defending his country in the U.S. Army. Villanueva will now spend this offseason trying to make the...

NFL Concussion Settlement Changes Little for Suffering Players

I was flabbergasted at the announcement made regarding the NFL settlement decision on the concussion suit. I have been working on a settlement for several...

NFL and Retired Players Resolve Concussion Litigation for $765 Million

Former United States District Judge Layn Phillips, the court-appointed mediator in the consolidated concussion-related lawsuits brought by more than 4,500 retired football players against...

NCAA’s Manziel Suspension Evokes Our Willing Suspension of Disbelief

For those deluded souls out there who still believe that the NCAA has any moral authority to exercise “control” over collegiate athletics, please take...

Why the Conviction of Aaron Hernandez for the Murder of Odin Lloyd isn’t a...

Revelation after revelation about the shooting death of Odin Lloyd has appeared to tighten the net around former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez. However, defense...

The NFL is in Crisis Mode

The National Football League (NFL) should be in public relations crisis mode. There probably has never been a 24-hour period in the league's 93-year...

Former NFL Players and the Players Union at Odds over Medical Benefits

There is an important battle being fought in the California Legislature that relates to the issue of health care for retired NFL players, particularly...

NFL Plans to Partner with GE for Concussion Research

Faced with increasing concern about the toll of concussions and confronted with litigation involving thousands of former players, the U.S.  National Football League (NFL)...

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