This Sunday, before the Super Bowl began, President Trump issued the following statement [via CNN]: “Though many of our nation’s service members are unable to be home with family and friends to enjoy this evening’s American tradition, they are always in our thoughts and prayers. We owe these heroes the greatest respect for defending our […]
The National Football League is now targeting 2019 to play a game in China and that might be the opener of the league's 100th anniversary season, according to Sports Business Journal.
(Reuters) – The National Football League is now targeting 2019 to play a game in China and that might be the opener of the league’s 100th anniversary season, according to Sports Business Journal. The NFL has discussed plans to stage a game in China in 2018, but the target has shifted, NFL executive vice president […]
According to USA Today, Dallas may miss out on hosting the NFL draft in 2018 because of a new bill, similar to North Carolina’s “HB2”, which would regulate bathroom use by transgender people in public buildings. Brian McCarthy, the NFL’s VP of Communications, told The Houston Chronicle: “If a proposal that is discriminatory or inconsistent […]
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 […]
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 […]