NFL Likely to Hire 17 Full-Time Officials

NFL Likely to Hire 17 Full-Time Officials

It appears the NFL will soon be taking significant steps to improve officiating. According to Troy Vincent, the NFL’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations, the league will likely be hiring 17 full-time officials for the 2016-17 season. In addition to allowing officials to commit adequate time for training and consultation, the hiring of full-time […]

Can the NFL Do More to Prevent Domestic Violence?

Can the NFL Do More to Prevent Domestic Violence?

Within the NFL, many of the players have been accused or arrested for domestic violence. In several instances, the only way that accusations can be verified is through eyewitness testimony or video surveillance substantiating the victim’s claims. If neither is available, many victims are left in a “he said, she said” scenario, which usually favors the NFL […]

Marijuana: The New Painkiller of The NFL

Marijuana: The New Painkiller of The NFL

As public opinions regarding cannabis and the benefits derived from the plant start to shift, more mainstream organizations are going to be forced to consider medical cannabis as a viable alternative to traditional chemical painkillers. The NFL is currently undergoing turbulence related to the issue, and their players have offered some noteworthy opinions on the […]

QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During The National Anthem

QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During The National Anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines this week after he refused to stand during the national anthem. Kaepernick made his preseason debut Friday night against the Green Bay Packers. The 49ers lost, but their defeat was overshadowed by questions after fans noticed that Kaepernick had sat through the entire national anthem. When reporters from NFL.com asked him about the incident after […]

Washington Redskins Don’t Want People To Step On Their Racially Inflammatory Logo

Washington Redskins Don’t Want People To Step On Their Racially Inflammatory Logo

According to Sporting News and The Washington Post, the “Redskins” football team have started roping off the logo on their locker room floor to keep people from stepping on it. The practice of roping-off logos is based on an old hockey superstition. No one knows exactly where the tradition started, but it’s a major faux-pas in hockey for anyone, […]

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