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On March 11, 2016 By Kevin Cavino March 6, 2016
This week, one of the last remaining big-name free agents in baseball signed a one-year, $8 million deal. To the average person that would be a life changing sum of money. However, to Ian Desmond that represents far less than he, or industry experts, would have expected him to receive. Desmond over the past [...]Continue Reading →
On September 22, 2014 By Samara Shepherd September 22, 2014
The NFL is constantly under scrutiny. This time it is the players’ treatment of family members—rather than the league’s treatment of players—attracting unwanted attention. In the wake of separate scandals involving Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, the NFL has had to determine the appropriate punishment for players’ actions off [...]Continue Reading →
On September 18, 2014 By Victoria Roessler September 14, 2014
This past March, a grand jury indicted Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice on third-degree aggravated assault charges after video surfaced of Rice hitting his then fiancé outside a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Rice pleaded not guilty, avoided trial, and ultimately ended up being sentenced to complete a pre-intervention program. In terms of [...]Continue Reading →
On March 4, 2011 By Edwin Chadwick March 3, 2011
As the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the National Football League (NFL) and the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) expires today and the two sides continue to maneuver in anticipation of a lockout, the owners now will likely have to go to the mattresses with a slightly smaller war chest. And by slightly, I [...]Continue Reading →
On October 18, 2010 By Ryan Sawyer October 15, 2010
The 2010-11 National Football League (NFL) season began with a powerful sign of solidarity. Prior to the opening kickoff, members of the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings raised a hand in the air and pointed their index fingers towards the sky. The message to the owners, and to the millions of fans [...]Continue Reading →
The Cleveland Browns have endured a lot of problems. The once-proud organization that produced four AFC and four NFL Championships during the 1940s and 1950s, along with hall-of-fame running back Jim Brown, is now remembered for its more infamous losses: “The Drive” and “The Fumble.” The Browns also endured the humiliation [...]Continue Reading →
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Musicians use Freedom of Information Act to find out how the government is using their music.
The continued battle over net neutrality.
New music service being launched by Google, iLike and Lala partnership.
Big Brother winner Adam Jasinski uses prize money [...]Continue Reading →
On September 28, 2009 By Nathan McGregor July 24, 2010
The Minnesota Vikings have taken the early lead in the NFC North this year after an undefeated September campaign. Not only are the Vikings 3 – 0 on the field this month, state and federal court rulings–most recently from the Eighth Circuit–have effectively prevented the NFL from enforcing its [...]Continue Reading →
On September 7, 2009 By Rachel Purcell July 22, 2010
The NFL Player’s Association (NFLPA) is currently under federal investigation for allegedly holding secret meetings with NFL owners to discuss the future of the collective bargaining agreement. Confirmation of these investigations came after Mary Moran, the Director of Human Resources for the NFLPA, who is on forced administrative leave, filed a lawsuit claiming [...]Continue Reading →
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