| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:07 PM
The weapon of choice in the NFL is the helmet.
The safety-improved helmet, as well as other advanced protective equipment players wear today, can make them feel invincible and perhaps more reckless in blocking and tackling techniques.
"That's why we...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:09 AM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Friday that former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue will hear the next round of Saints bounty appeals arguments.
“I have held two hearings to date,” Commissioner Goodell said in a statement released...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The NFL is reviewing Jerome Felton's arrest on suspicion of driving while impaired, for possible discipline, considering the Vikings fullback apparently has a prior DWI conviction.
Spokesman Greg Aiello said last week the league was investigating...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Most longtime Bears fans think their team should have won more than one Super Bowl by now.
Marc Ganis, president of the Chicago-based consulting firm SportsCorp Ltd., tells me Chicago should have been host to multiple Super Bowls by now if the idea of...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:41 PM
Suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is calling his suspension appeal unfair.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell began appeals hearing in the Saints bounty case for the four suspended players.
The NFLPA said “The documentation, which includes...
| Jun 20, 2012
"Now listen up closely because this is where it gets real interesting," former Saint Anthony Hargrove told reporters in New York on Tuesday.
Hargrove is one of four current or former Saints players penalized in the NFL's bounty investigation. This week,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:14 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Illinois Senator Dick Durbin Wednesday to talk about the issue of bounties in professional football.
Senator Durbin had said he wanted Congress to investigate NFL bounties.
After talking with Goodell he backed off...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 12:38 PM
When Who Dats ask me why I persist in promoting and explaining Louisiana as a sovereign state and the “federalism” that comes along with our voluntary membership in the union, I will now answer: Johnathan Vilma.
Vilma, the beleagured New...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:11 PM
If the Blackhawks truly want to retaliate Thursday night for Raffi Torres' dirty hit on Marian Hossa, the most satisfying method will be measured on the scoreboard and not in the penalty box.
Hurting a Coyote won't necessarily help the Hawks.
| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:50 PM
When I was a child growing up in the 1950s, Major League Baseball was the national pastime. Baseball dominated media sports coverage.
But that is no longer the case.
The extraordinary shift is confirmed by the television Nielsen ratings for Sept. 3-9....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Right now it's just an experienced hunch, the NFL's version of two plus two equals the return of the Chargers to Los Angeles next March in partnership with the new owner of AEG.
And with the mention now of Patrick Soon-Shiong, the richest man in Los...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The NFL gave Jonathan Vilma and his attorney a sworn statement from former Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams Monday.
It says Vilma put a $10,000 bounty on Brett Favre.
Monday Vilma met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about his suspension...