Déjà vu… Again!

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Sheilla Dingus: The Lawyers’ Feeding Frenzy

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Evan Weiner: Goodell And NFL Against Sports Gambling

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Everything Makes Sense Now

The NFL’s been hooked on painkillers all along according to newly-opened court documents. Now Roger Goodell’s goofy behavior starts to make sense!   … Continue reading

And Now the Fun Begins…

Well, now that the final concussion lawsuit settlement offer got approved and crammed down the retired players’ throats without so much as a Discovery phase or a full open trial, things are actually going to get very interesting. While there … Continue reading

Matt Chaney: ‘Safe’ Football Failed in 1880s, Talking Points Lived On

Our friend, Matt Chaney, continues to document the long history of football (and concussions) with this detailed piece on how the coverup on injuries has been going on since the 1800’s! Some serious reading for the holidays! ‘Safe’ Football Failed … Continue reading

Supreme Court Rules Against Challenges to NFL Concussion Settlement

As hopeful as some might have been for a ruling that would have allowed a challenge to the terms of the NFL’s final settlement offer in the ongoing concussion lawsuit, the US Supreme Court came down against any further challenges … Continue reading

Joe Nocera: The NFL’s Broken Concussion Settlement

Joe Nocera has been a New York Times Op-Ed and Business columnist for many years. Nocera has also written several books, mostly focused on business. In his Oct. 7th column, he analyzes the final NFL Concussion Settlement Offer that’s been … Continue reading

Richard Sherman on Players and the NFL

Richard Sherman has never been one to hold back about what’s on his mind. In a recent interview with The Players’ Tribune, the Seattle Seahawks’ star cornerback tells it like it is about the reality of life in the NFL and … Continue reading

Same Sh*t Different Day

After public remarks from an NFL official “acknowledged” possible links between concussions and CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter in late June to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman following their reaction to the NFL official’s comments. … Continue reading

BREAKING: Another NFL Concussion “Expert” Retiring

This broke earlier today with a Tweet from ESPN‘s Adam Schefter: Some of the retired players may remember Elliot Pellman as the other ‘Dr. No’ who once chaired the re-named NFL ‘Mild’ Traumatic Brain Injury Committee. While Pellman is actually … Continue reading

Why Football Will Never Go Away

With so much attention finally being placed on concussions and lawsuits, there has been a lot of discussion about the end of football (and many other professional sports). And the NFL is a $13 billion industry today (and projected to … Continue reading

Busted Again! NFL Tried to Rig Concussion Study

Here we go again! Remember back in 2012 when the NFL so generously offered a no-strings-attached $30 million donation to the National Institute for Health (NIH) to fund its independent studies into football and concussions? But when it came to … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The Rejected NFL Concussion Settlement Appeal Leaves Former Players with CTE High and Dry

Patrick Hruby has been doing a great job in covering the NFL concussion lawsuit and the subsequent settlement offers and appeals since the litigation started. His latest post on VICE sports talks about some discussions he’s already had with some … Continue reading

New York Times Bitch-Slaps NFL

Ah yes! NFL lawyers. You gotta love ’em. No matter the outcome or the situation, they never lose. Even in an unwinnable situation, they’ll just keep throwing more crap at stuff regardless if it’s a disability case or a story … Continue reading