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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Danziger: Risk Of Brain Damage

Is it smart for the president to start a feud with the country’s top sports league?

September 24, 2017

#EndorseThis: SNL’s Pete Davidson Explains Why “The NFL Isn’t Really Screwing” Colin Kaepernick

Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson appeared on the standalone summer edition of Weekend Update to monologize about the controversy surrounding unsigned free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to kneel for the national anthem.

August 28, 2017

Donald The Destroyer

Donald Trump takes credit for the victories of others and denies any blame for his many failures. And now he vows to do the same to America.

October 18, 2016

‘Concussion’ Film Stirs NFL Brain Injury Debate

The film Concussion, tracing a forensic pathologist’s quest to expose the truth about brain injuries in the NFL, casts a spotlight on an issue that has roiled America’s most popular sports league.

December 20, 2015

Judge Tosses Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ NFL Suspension

The ruling is unlikely to be the last word on the matter, which has dominated sports radio, made national headlines and inspired nicknames like “Deflategate” and “Ballghazi.”

September 3, 2015

U.S. Judge Questions NFL’s ‘Deflategate’ Case Against Brady

A federal judge fired tough questions at an NFL lawyer about whether Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s “Deflategate” suspension is supported by the evidence.

August 13, 2015

The Sound And The Fury Of Deflategate

Once somebody like Tom Brady has been targeted for something like “Deflategate,” it’s almost impossible for them to get even-handed treatment in the media.

May 20, 2015
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Tom Brady Should Sue Goodell’s Pants Off

Is Deflategate the NFL’s scapegoat for problems with safety standards and child and spousal abuse by players?

May 19, 2015

Getting The Sports Moguls Off Our Backs

Why should tax-exempt bonds — created to help cities, towns, and states pay for needed infrastructure — go to benefit mega-businesses like sports clubs?

May 7, 2015

Former NFL Star Jailed For Life For Murder

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for the first-degree murder of a semi-pro football player two years ago.

April 15, 2015
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Former Chiefs Tight End Sean McGrath Isn’t Alone As Other Young NFL Players Retire

There’s no room for soul searching in football. Personal health, art, writing, and continuing education are among the reasons why scores of NFL players are leaving the game.

March 30, 2015

Fans Still Reeling From Super Bowl Ticket Nightmare

The shadow world of Super Bowl ticket brokers.

March 2, 2015

Patriots Win Wild Super Bowl Over Seahawks

The Patriots defeated the Seahawks to win the 2015 Super Bowl.

February 2, 2015

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Friday Night Lights’

Football and the American soul are inextricably linked. This book tried to tell us why.

January 31, 2015

Senator Presses NFL On Domestic Violence Ahead Of Super Bowl

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is skeptical of the NFL’s efforts to fight domestic violence.

January 30, 2015

For The Patriots, Without Apology

The case for rooting for New England.

January 29, 2015

Finally, A Reason To Pay Attention To The Super Bowl

“Ballghazi” is much ado about nothing — and it’s working to perfection.

January 28, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: Deflated News

The ongoing sports scandal involving “deflated balls” was obviously prime material for the late night comedians.

January 23, 2015

Cartoon: Chris Christie Loves The Cowboys

Unfortunately, not all of them love him back.

January 12, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Gifts To Christie Raise Big Ethics Questions

Chris Christie is ignoring basic anti-corruption rules — but will he pay a price for it?

January 9, 2015

Ethicists Question Christie’s Free Cowboy Tickets

Angry Giants fans may be the least of Christie’s problems after his appearance in the Dallas owner’s box.

January 6, 2015

Carolina Panthers Field Paint Illegally Discharged Into Creek, Officials Say

Water officials: NFL team has been illegally dumping paint into a local creek for more than a decade.

December 23, 2014

A Contrite Ray Rice Says He Hopes For ‘Second Chance’ In NFL

Does Ray Rice deserve another shot?

December 2, 2014

Police Group Wants Rams Players Disciplined For ‘Hands-Up’ Gesture; NFL Says They Won’t Be Punished

The NFL players who showed solidarity with Ferguson protesters won’t be punished.

December 1, 2014

Ray Rice Suspension Overturned

The embattled running back is now eligible to return to the NFL.

November 28, 2014