Same Crap, Different Day

While all the focus has now been on the soap opera surrounding the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement, it’s important to remind everyone that many of the retired players and their families have still been mired in the tangled mess of … Continue reading

Karma Bites! Seahawks Rule!

Nothing like watching the Seahawks wreak their havoc on an arrogant Drew Brews. Lest anyone forget why Brees is still so hated by the retired players community: … Continue reading

IFV 2013: Life Inside the Real NFL Family

Brain concussions. CTE. Alcohol and drugs. Take these issues that have only recently become more openly discussed along with 101 more ingredients in family life and you have a very complicated recipe for making a family work (or not). Family … Continue reading

Brandi Winans: Remembering Jeff

EDITOR’S NOTE: Brandi Winans informed us earlier today that Jeff Winans (Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1973 – 1978) had just passed away late last week. For those of you who might not know about Jeff and … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: Game Over

Posted with the express permission of Patrick Hruby and with acknowledgement to SportsEarth.com. . . by Patrick Hruby August 29, 2012 . The hotel restaurant was closed. So we ate at the bar. It was early August, and I was … Continue reading

The United States of Football

The long-awaited private screening of filmmaker Sean Pamphilon’s latest movie, The United States of Football, will be in Pittsburgh later this month (read more about USoF – click HERE). In collaboration with Sean, former New Orleans Saints’ offensive tackle turned … Continue reading

IFV-TV: Panel Discussion on the Culture of Football

This is a Must-See program! Retired NFL player, Conrad Dobler is joined by documentary filmmaker, Sean Pamphilon, (Run Ricky Run) and journalist Patrick Hruby (ESPN, Yahoo Sports, Washington Times) for a riveting discussion on the culture of football. Sean was … Continue reading

Your Weekend Reading: Concussions, Lawsuits & More

For a normally quiet time in the off-season, there’s a lot going on. Concussion lawsuits continue to be filed and the latest count indicates there may be over 3,000 retired football players who have filed suits against the NFL to … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Junior Seau’s death? Another football statistic?

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Wednesday, 2 May 2011 . BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM COMMENTARY . I didn’t know Junior Seau although I met him on the day he was … Continue reading

Bounties, Lawsuits and More for the Weekend

As big a deal as the League and Commissioner Goodell made of the Saints’ bounty program, you’d think it was something that no one ever knew about over the years and years that it’s been going on at all levels … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Handouts to NFL Owners have been an Absolute Failure

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Handouts to NFL owners have been an absolute failure . Wednesday, 29 June 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Why are NFL owners really locking out the players?

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Why are NFL owners really locking out the players? Tuesday, 26 April 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . The National Football League has been pretending … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Lockout 2011 – The Silence is Deafening

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . NFL lockout 2011: Why are Gov. Christie and other politicians strangely silent? Thursday, 21 April 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . 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

Gregg Bingham: A Little History Lesson

A little history lesson and my jog down memory lane that others also might not have known: . Economics 201 says that all businesses are valued on a cash flow basis thus valuations are set BASED ON SAID CASH FLOW… … Continue reading