Gambling? We Don’t Need No Steenkin’ Gambling!

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Evan Weiner: Goodell And NFL Against Sports Gambling

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Jim Acho: Stepping Up to the Plate

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30 for 30: Straight Outta L.A.

The story behind Al Davis moving the Raiders from Oakland to L.A. back in 1982. As told by Ice Cube. … 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

My 1975 Contract with The Colts

Here’s something a little lighter to start the week. . I was going through more of my old files and ran across my original signing contract with the Baltimore Colts back in 1975. My first NFL contract was for 3 … Continue reading

Retired Players: Concussions, Team Doctors and Other News

EDITOR’S NOTE: Some of the retired players have been sending in some additional thoughts and comments on a wide range of topics. Many were important enough that we thought it would be better to put them all up in one … Continue reading

Concussions and Helmets: The Lawsuit

When I played football for the University of Washington Huskies and then went into the NFL first through the Baltimore Colts, on to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and eventually with the Raiders, we all wore Riddell helmets. Little did I … 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

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: Two Decades Later, Sports is Out of Whack

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Two decades later, sports is out of whack Tuesday, 3 May 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . About two decades ago, a tall man with … 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

Discarded NFL Players are Often Forgotten in Retirement

Reprinted in its entirety with permission from Evan Weiner: Discarded NFL players are often forgotten in retirement Friday, 23 July 2010 … Continue reading

The NFL Drug Culture

With all the recent coverage on drugs in the NFL – both “legal” and illegal – I’ve been getting a lot of media inquiries coming in about my personal experiences from playing back in the late 70’s and early 80’s. … Continue reading

Wayne & Sharon Hawkins’ Application for T&P Benefits

Wayne Hawkins put in an incredible 11 years for the NFL, at one point as a teammate with Gene Upshaw as an offensive lineman with the Raiders. Sadly, that’s where the term ‘Team’ ended. While Upshaw went on to become … Continue reading