Working for Your Money

Rickey Dixon played as a cornerback and special teams player for the Oklahoma Sooners and later for the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Raiders & LA Raiders (’88 – ’93). In 2011, Rickey started to notice the first signs … Continue reading

Dirtiest Helmet-to-Helmet Concussion This Week

The Bengals’ Vontaze Burfict illegal hit on Steelers’ Antonio Brown causes an obvious concussion. … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: Don’t Settle

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of the more insightful pieces on the proposed settlement offer from NFL to the retired players’ concussion lawsuits. Re-posted from Sports on Earth with permission from Patrick Hruby. . . Don’t Settle . . Eleanor … Continue reading

Irv Muchnick: George Visger Meets With Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Posted with the express consent of Irv Muchnick from his blog Concussion Inc.: . Published January 10th, 2012 . George Visger, the former pro football player, brain injury and retired athletes’ activist, and author of an upcoming title in the … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Sports owners are entitled to lion’s share of stadium revenues

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . 24 March 2011 . BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM COMMENTARY . Washington Post sports columnist Sally Jenkins asked a question in a column written after the … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Matson to players and owners: Help retired NFL players

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS 23 March 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM COMMENTARY . (New York, N. Y.) — Pat Matson has a very clear interest in the National Football League … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Gene Atkins: Discarded, Disabled and Forgotten

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Thursday, 17 March 2011 . BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM COMMENTARY . As the National Football League hired lawyers and attorneys from the decertified National Football … Continue reading

Marvin Cobb: An Open Letter to NFL Active Players

Gentlemen: … My name is Marvin Cobb. I played at USC in the early 70’s, and I played 6 seasons in the league, mostly with the Cincinnati Bengals in the late 70’s where I also served as a Player Rep. … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes at the Alliance Meetings

More keeps coming out on the touchy-feely meetings that Commissioner Goodell has been conducting with the “Alliance” in league cities across the country. The first meeting held in Dallas ended with Disability Attorney being invited – and then uninvited – … Continue reading

Reggie Williams’ Next Challenge

This is the stuff that champions are made of. After an exemplary life meeting incredible challenges, Reggie Williams is now facing what may be his greatest battle. Williams went up to New York in April from his home in Orlando … Continue reading

The Price We Pay

We missed this piece from the New York Times’ George Vecsey from this past May titled Accepting the Costs of a Life in Football. This is a great read! (Click HERE to go directly to the full article) It details … Continue reading