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The Most Damning Excerpts From The Congressional Report On The NFL's Improper Meddling With Concussion Research

Democratic members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce just released the full 91-page report detailing the findings of their investigation into the NFL’s attempts to improperly influence the direction of the National Institute of Health’s concussion research. We’ve embedded the whole report below, and will…

Roger Goodell Magically Goes Deaf At Mention Of Concussions

Roger Goodell appeared on CBS This Morning today as part of his victory parade to celebrate the league’s courtroom victory over Tom Brady and the Patriots. And while the commish was able to easily answer the softball questions lobbed his way by the show’s hosts, he mysteriously was unable to hear the one question that…

Read The Laughable Lawsuit Patriots Fans Filed Against The NFL Over Ball-Deflation Punishment

It is a pleasant surprise that this lawsuit, filed today by New England Patriots fans against the NFL, is not scrawled in crayon on the back of a Papa Gino’s placemat, or smeared in shit on the wall of a truck-stop bathroom. But then you read it, and it might as well be: it accuses the NFL, in punishing the Patriots…

The NFL And NFLPA's Discipline Discussions Are Going Nowhere, And The Sides Are Squabbling Publicly 

In four of the most prominent disciplinary decisions of his career, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s chosen punishments were overturned. By Paul Tagliabue in Bountygate, a neutral arbitrator with Ray Rice, and a federal judge with Adrian Peterson and Tom Brady (currently being appealed). It is understandable, then,…

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Why Is The NFL Giving More Super Bowl Ad Time To Its Favorite Sham Domestic-Violence Group?

I took the No More pledge last year. What do I have to show for it? I’m now very aware of when #NOMOREexcuses Law & Order: Special Victims Unit marathons are about to air, but that’s about it. I don’t know much more about domestic violence or sexual assault. I haven’t discovered new organizations working on policy or…