Report: NFLPA Is Ready To Charge Cowboys And Broncos With Collusion

The Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos have yet to sign their respective star receivers—Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas—to longterm deals, and the deadline to do so is this Wednesday. According to an ESPN report, if Thomas and Bryant don’t get new deals by the deadline, the players’ union will bring a collusion case… »7/14/15 12:52pm7/14/15 12:52pm


Do Teams In Need Of A Draw Collude In International Soccer?

The U.S. and Germany both advance with a tie tomorrow and risk elimination with a loss, so there's been some fun speculation that the squads might play it safe and dull and produce a gentleman's draw. This sort of thing isn't unheard of—in 1982's Schande von Gijón, West Germany and Austria knocked the ball around to… »6/26/14 9:43am6/26/14 9:43am

Infographic: How Should I Feel About The Latest Sports Scandal?

You can't pick up a magazine or turn on the radio these days without hearing about a new scandal in the world of sports. This player's career was a front for a massive interstate drug smuggling operation; that league's games were fixed for the benefit of gamblers; players and owners from that other league were… »9/11/13 6:00pm9/11/13 6:00pm

On Further Review, Roger Goodell Fucked Up This NFL Season From End To End

Cowboys-Redskins was the biggest matchup of the year, a win-or-go-home game for two division rivals. It turned out to be the most-watched regular-season sporting event in 15 years. But one familiar face was missing from the FedEx Field suites: commissioner Roger Goodell, who found something else to do Sunday night.… »1/02/13 4:30pm1/02/13 4:30pm

Union Files Collusion Lawsuit Against NFL, Alleging Secret $123 Million Salary Cap In Uncapped Year

I've never been happier to admit I was wrong. Yesterday, the Redskins and Cowboys dropped their appeals of the NFL's salary cap penalties after being ruled against by rubber-stamp arbitrator Stephen Burbank, and I thought that was the end of it. The bad guys won. But the NFLPA had been saving its secret weapon for… »5/23/12 1:00pm5/23/12 1:00pm

It's Good That The NFL Is Punishing Washington And Dallas For Breaking No Rules

I'm glad, gosh darn it, that NFL owners voted 29-0 to enforce salary cap penalties against the Redskins and Cowboys for spending a lot of money in the uncapped 2010 season. It's a good thing that the league is coming down hard, $36 million for DC and $10 million for Dallas, on two of the most powerful and… »3/27/12 1:50pm3/27/12 1:50pm

In The Name Of Competitive Balance, The NFL Plays The Bully And The Tyrant

The NFL is a dictatorship masquerading as a benevolent dictatorship. In redistributing $46 million in salary cap space from the Redskins and Cowboys to the rest of the league, the NFL is enforcing laws that don't exist, playing Robin Hood with blackmail, and generally continuing a tradition of arbitrary, paternalistic… »3/13/12 10:20am3/13/12 10:20am