Hernandez CTE Lawsuit Against NFL and Patriots

And here is the 18-page lawsuit filed in US District Court in Massachusetts by the Baez Law Firm on behalf of the Hernandez family and estate late last week against the NFL and the New England Patriots. This lawsuit may … Continue reading

Aaron Hernandez: Stage 3 CTE

THIS JUST IN: The results of a post-mortem study on Aaron Hernandez’s brain were just released this morning and Dr. Ann McKee’s team at Boston University disclosed that he had advanced Stage 3 CTE. Stage 3 is typically found in … Continue reading

NFL vs NHL: Comparing Concussions & Coverups

Retired NFL player Shawn Stuckey (New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers) has been practicing law for many years since he left his football career. Shawn had been involved with the earlier NFL concussion lawsuits and has also been … Continue reading

Tribute to Kevin Turner

By now, most of you know that Kevin Turner passed away last week after a long 6+ year battle with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Kevin was a star fullback for the Crimson Tide in … Continue reading

Brady’s Deflategate Appeal Hearing

The entire 457-page transcript of Tom Brady’s Deflategate hearing was just released. So for those of you with too much time on your hands, it’s now uploaded to Scribd for easy reading and downloading. One thing you’ll note is how … Continue reading

Deflategate Hits the Fan!

Well, the final report just got released by attorney Ted Wells today on the Tom Brady/New England Patriots Deflategate investigation. At 243 pages, it covers almost every conceivable angle to put up a nearly indisputable case against the Patriots, Brady … Continue reading

Objections Filed in Dryer vs NFL Films Settlement Offer

Objections against the NFL Films Settlement offer have been arriving at the court in Minnesota. Here are a couple of recent examples. . Former tight end and Super Bowl champion (New England Patriots 2004) Jed Weaver’s letter to the court … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: The NFL is in Crisis Mode

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: . . THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . BY EVAN WEINER COMMENTARY . The NFL is in Crisis Mode … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: NFL Job Audition Includes Making “Suicide Squad” Rather than Special Teams Squad

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: . . THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . BY EVAN WEINER COMMENTARY . The NFL job audition includes making the “suicide squad” rather than the special teams squad . May 11, … Continue reading

An Important Message to All Retired Players from Shawn Stuckey

To all retired players: . On Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. your case will be argued against the NFLPA in front of Judge Susan Nelson in St. Paul, Minnesota. The NFLPA filed a Motion to Dismiss and this … Continue reading

Larry Kaminski: A New Scam Against Workers’ Comp Claims

. Larry Kaminski has been keeping us updated on his battle against the Denver Broncos filed in California under their Workers Compensation laws. The Broncos current ownership is trying to have their case heard and dismissed in Federal Court based … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: NFL and NFLPA’s labor woes may not be over yet

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . NFL and NFLPA’s labor woes may not be over yet . Tuesday, 02 August 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . The National Football League owners … Continue reading

John Welbourn: Fighting with the Eagles

Hi Dave – . I have no idea how I first started getting e-mail updates from your blog but am glad I do as I enjoy reading your site. . My name is John Welbourn. I’m a 9-year veteran of … Continue reading

Stepping Up to the Plate

This piece just arrived from The Boston Globe’s Ron Borges. Mixed in between the lines on the great news about a quarterback- Tom Brady – finally breaking ranks with his counterparts is another completely separate story: It’s one of the … Continue reading