Free agency is about to heat up.
Recently my son Max got to meet one of his hero's. To be fair he's not a big fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars or Marqise Lee
Joseph Patterson was convicted of second-degree murder in September.
With the NFL's intention to appeal, it appears this story is not over. Opposing fans will use Deflategate as an opportunity to heckle Brady and the Patriots whenever they play their teams.
As it stands now, Judge Doty's opinion jeopardizes the NFL Commissioner's power to bring some order back to the business after a difficult year. It lends support to the Players Association's plea that personal misconduct cases should be heard in arbitration.
All three current topics that have placed the National Football League at the center stage of social debate in the United States -- violence against women (Ray Rice incident); abuse of children (Adrian Peterson incident); and concussions -- furnish yet further manifestation of the growing presence of what I have termed the "discourse of compassion" that has altered what is morally acceptable behavior in the United States.
In response to the National Football League's (NFL) recently released revamped Personal Conduct Policy for players and other
In a statement issued shortly after Peterson's appeal was denied, the NFLPA indicated that the fight over Peterson's suspension
Peterson, the 2012 NFL MVP, was suspended for at least the remainder of the 2014 season by the NFL without pay on Nov. 18