Here's Every Finable Offense For Raiders Cheerleaders

Lacy T., a Raiderette during the recently completed season, has sued the Oakland Raiders for a slew of shoddy business practices regarding cheerleader pay. The whole suit, which you can read at the bottom of the page, is a glimpse into the many indignities of being an NFL cheerleader (besides the many obvious ones).… » 1/23/14 6:02pm 1/23/14 6:02pm

A Three-Man Front Is A Late-Game Defensive Formation For Suckers

The weekend, as I watched the absurd denouement of the Northwestern-Michigan game, something struck me as familiar — beyond the now-routine bumblefuckery that inspires the Wildcats to turn fourth-quarter leads into triple-overtime losses. No, it wasn't simply that Michigan drove in the dregs of game clock to kick the… » 11/20/13 8:09pm 11/20/13 8:09pm

D.J. Fluker Picked Up A Linebacker And Body-Slammed Him

This happened somewhere around 2 a.m. EDT this morning, so maybe you missed it. This is rookie lineman D.J. Fluker doing all he could—and then some—to make sure Raiders linebacker Sio Moore doesn't get to Philip Rivers on this play. Unsurprisingly, Fluker was flagged for a personal foul, but holy shit. (Moore sat out… » 10/07/13 6:30pm 10/07/13 6:30pm

Why The NFL's New Concussion Protocols Aren't Working

In January, the NFL announced that, starting with the 2013 season, all games would be played with an independent neurologist on the sidelines to assist with the evaluation and treatment of head injuries. It looked like the league had done a good thing. It was establishing a new, unbiased procedure to promote player… » 10/03/13 11:40am 10/03/13 11:40am