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  1. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Tone deaf NFL commissioner keeps on fumbling the ball

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 10:14pm by >Associated Press

    ... still don't get it. After spending more than a week in seclusion while his NFL was battered by one domestic violence embarrassment after another, Commissioner Roger Goodell finally emerged ... callously dragging his now-wife's motionless body out of the lift. Nearly five months later, Goodell finally weighed in on the case, handing the running back a ridiculously light two-game ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    The big issue- what happens to those 300-pound blocks of bone and muscle after retirement?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 10:09pm by WASHPOST

    ... to players transitioning to retirement, but even now most of the efforts are about as appealing as the healthy options at the team buffet. Dwight Hollier, a former linebacker who works with former ... appeared in 2011 on the reality-television show The Biggest Loser, where he said he finally learned how to eat and exercise for this stage of his life- to restart the machine after so many years. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    NFL continues to enjoy good times as play-off ratings rise

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:13pm by APSPT

    ... of the league? About to vanish, assuming a judge who pushed for the US$765 million settlement signs off as expected on the final terms. If there was ever a bulletproof sports league in the country, ... in federal court that could pay up to US$5 million apiece for those who are the worst off. With good reason. In addition to the US$765 million award to former players, attorneys for the plaintiffs ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Former coach Sandusky seeks new trial in child sex abuse case

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 01:06pm by Reuters in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    ... was deciding the case, Gelman said. But one of the jurists on the appeals panel, Superior Court Judge William Platt, pointed out the “prompt report” legal argument did not apply to children or people ... because the judge made several errors, including one that left the defence “flying blind” at the trial. Philadelphia attorney Norris Gelman argued before a three-judge appeals panel in state ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Was NFL concussion settlement a win-win deal? Just about...

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 09:50am by AP

    ... The court-appointed mediator who brokered a proposed US$765 million deal between the National Football League and 4,500 former players characterised it as a "win-win". So did the league ... a retired judge appointed by the US District Court in Philadelphia, noted in a statement released after the proposed deal was announced: "The alternative was for the two sides to spend the next ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Goodell disagrees with Tagliabue's non-discipline decision in New Orleans Saints bounty scandal

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... players. In an NFL appeal ruling issued on Tuesday, the former commissioner placed much of the blame with the Saints' coaches and front office. "I fundamentally disagree ... Court in Louisiana. Vilma's lawyers filed a motion to drop his case against the NFL's disciplinary process now that his suspension had been lifted. Tagliabue did not find the players ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    US judge rejects Sandusky’s bid for new abuse trial

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 08:43am by Associated Press in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    ... means an appeal will be filed to the mid-level Superior Court within the next 30 days. Attorney General Kathleen Kane released a statement late Wednesday saying the judge’s ruling was consistent ...



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