Evan Weiner: Goodell And NFL Against Sports Gambling

EDITOR’S NOTE: So most of you retired players know a lot about all the betting that goes on behind every game everywhere. I still remember some of your stories about the old legends of Al Davis flying in to Vegas … Continue reading

Another “Random” Drug Test for James Harrison

Is this harassment? James Harrison posted this on his Facebook page earlier today. How many “random” drug tests did you have during your career with the NFL? … Continue reading

PED Investigation Closed

Earlier today, the NFL announced their “findings” from their drawn-out al Jazeera PED investigation: James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Pepper have been cleared of any allegations that they ever used PED’s based on an already-discredited video from a “witness” … Continue reading

James Harrison is Pissed at the NFL: Here’s Why

Been away for a few weeks but definitely noticed some of the off-season noise on all the social media networks from James Harrison (2002 – 2015 as a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers with one year in Cincinnati) coming forward … Continue reading

Now THAT was Fast!

Sometimes – just sometimes – bad publicity, especially in the middle of football season, can actually work. Too bad it hasn’t quite bitten them hard enough in the ass on the concussion lawsuits! But maybe after the movie Concussion comes … 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

REAL Shaming Works!

Funny how real shaming works. First the NFL and all the lawyers who had the most to gain from the phony concussion settlement tried to stir up some of the players and their families into shaming those who had the guts to … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: Who Ruined the NFL Players Union?

 EDITOR’S NOTE: With the NFLPA Executive Director position up for voting this weekend – in Maui once again no less – there are more questions than answers when it comes to the State of the Union (pun intended). Patrick Hruby … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The NFL Union Head Election is Turning Ugly and Shady

EDITOR’S NOTE: In case any of you have forgotten, the NFLPA Executive Director gig is coming up for election in Hawaii. Patrick Hruby provides us with a great post on the candidates and the real issues that the players – retired … Continue reading

Matt Chaney: NFL Deaths Reflect Inept Care and Record-Keeping

EDITOR’S NOTE: Another detailed post for your weekend, covering more of the forgotten or hidden history of football deaths over the years from Matt Chaney. Once again, more support for What-did-they-know-and-when-did-they-know-it? We can only hope Judge Brody reads this… Since 1960, at least 16 NFL … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The NFL Concussion Settlement is Pocket Change for the League

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here is a chilling perspective that few journalists other than Patrick Hruby has taken the time (or had the balls) to analyze when it comes to the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement offer. Like they say, the devil is in … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The NFL Is Using Sickest Retirees as Hostages

EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve just been given permission to post another scathing analysis on more details of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement offer from Patrick Hruby. Just how low will the League go in trying to use a divide-and-conquer strategy by picking … Continue reading

Watch PBS Frontline: League of Denial

Last night, PBS aired their full two-hour documentary League of Denial on Frontline and the accompanying book from Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru. . Thanks to PBS, you can now watch the entire movie in Full Screen mode by clicking … 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

Spencer Kopf: Making an Informed Decision for Yourself

“In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” — George Orwell . At the request of pre-1993 former NFL players, I have decided to write an opinion regarding certain matters pertaining to the settlement offer … Continue reading