Colin Kaepernick’s collusion allegations survive summary judgment

Where there's smoke... It has been exactly two years since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the playing of the national anthem during the San Francisco 49ers preseason finale. So much has changed since then, yet, in some respects, nothing has changed. Kaepernick is still out of a job, the NFL has no idea how to … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick’s collusion allegations survive summary judgment

The Matt Patricia Dilemma: the NFL’s Personal Policy Conundrum

Hardly to anyone's surprise, the NFL has chosen not to punish Matt Patricia or the Detroit Lions for violating the Personal Conduct Policy.  Patricia, now 43, was accused of sexual assault during a spring break trip while still in college in 1996.  Although he was indicted, the case was dismissed over thirty years ago.  According … Continue reading The Matt Patricia Dilemma: the NFL’s Personal Policy Conundrum

Can the NHL Solve the NFL’s Marijuana Problem?

  89% of all NFL players smoke weed—at least according to former NFL player Martellus Bennett. The recently retired tight end sparked headlines when he made this high—and pretty specific—estimate on a recent Bleacher Report podcast.  Since then, more former players have spoken to the site about marijuana use in the league. You can listen … Continue reading Can the NHL Solve the NFL’s Marijuana Problem?

Precedent for the Eric Wood Signing Bonus Dispute

Eric Wood’s odd two-minute “retirement” press conference may have been without precedent in NFL history, but the contractual dispute over his bonus money may not be.