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On February 25, 2018 By capeyton February 25, 2018
There have been eight strikes in the history of major league baseball, and a ninth might be on its way. Whether a strike ultimately occurs will depend in large part on whether the players and ownership can close an ever-increasing gap between them on a number of critical issues. The current collective bargaining agreement governing [...]Continue Reading →
As many fans and fantasy football GMs know, the NFL commonly suspends players for off the field misconduct. Players may challenge their suspensions through the NFL’s arbitration process. Some players, such as Tom Brady and Ezekiel Elliott, will appeal the arbitrator’s decision in court. While this process can leave some with their hopes deflated, Elliot’s [...]Continue Reading →
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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