Report: NFL denied scientific research on concussions for two decades

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

According to a new book, the NFL conducted a two-decade crusade to deny scientific research that showed a link between playing football and brain damage. The book is entitled "League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth" and was written by ESPN investigative reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and ...

Levi’s Stadium to host 50th Super Bowl in 2016

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

The NFL's owners voted on Tuesday to award the 2016 Super Bowl to the Bay Area (Santa Clarita to be exact), where the San Francisco 49ers will have a new home starting next season. When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the 2016 decision, the San Francisco bid committee erupted in ...

Real Refs return. What’s next?

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Well, that didn't take long. Just two days after THE WORST CALL EVER that left the NFL sheepish in Seattle, the real referees will back on the field this weekend starting with tonight's game between the Ravens and Browns. (This is believed to be the first time in league history where ...

NFL’s New Punishment For Ejected Fans Brings New Low In League Condescension

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

The NFL is blazing a new trail in dealing with unruly fans. If a fan gets ejected from an NFL stadium this year for unruly behavior, they will be required to complete a four-hour online course about drinking and good social behavior before they can re-enter another game. I'm not ...

NFL Not Happy With Wonderlic Leaks: How To Fix The Problem

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Another NFL Draft is upon us and that means it's time for the annual leak of players' scores on the Wonderlic test. This year's loser winner is former LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne, who allegedly scored a 4/50 on the test. This latest leak - and all the tee-heeing at the low ...

Ndamukong Suh Asks To Meet With Roger Goodell

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been called a dirty player and, he could be, depending on your definition of what constitutes dirty play. It looks like Suh would like that defined for himself, as he has contacted NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to set up a meeting. Suh wants to ...

Cedric Benson Will Play In Week 4

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Despite facing a three-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy, Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson will play this Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis confirmed that Wednesday afternoon. Benson has appealed the suspension and had his hearing on Tuesday. He feels it went ...