The NFL draft is designed to help provide some degree of equality in the National Football League and to make it easier for struggling teams to acquire future Hall of Famers. With 32 first-round picks in each draft, however, every team has the opportunity to find a great player every year if it knows where to look. Show More Summary
Redesigning NFL uniforms seems to be a popular fad on the interwebs these days, and Jesse Alkire is the latest to jump on board with his collection of redesigned jerseys for all 32 National Football League teams. You can check out some of his work in the gallery up top. And to see his entire […]
Bill Belichick, the head coach of the New England Patriots of the National Football League, is a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the winningest coaches in the history of the American sport. The overriding philosophy for Belichick and … Continue reading ? David Moyes Needs to Learn From Bill Belichick and “Do Your Job” is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Tuesday was a busy one for the National Football League in terms of the free-agent landscape. While the New Orleans Saints made headlines by slapping the franchise tag on Jimmy Graham, per Adam Schefter of ESPN, the league also announced that the 2014 salary cap has been set to $133 million, marking a $10 million increase from last season. Show More Summary
A controversial anti-gay bill was vetoed by Arizona governor Jan Brewer only hours after pressure from American sports leagues that pump millions of dollars into the US state's economy. The National Football League, which will stageShow More Summary
Jack Burkman, the Washington lobbyist who announced Monday he push for a bill to ban gays from playing in the National Football League because “we are losing our decency as a nation,” has lost one of his paying clients because of the effort. Show More Summary
Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez, charged with shooting a friend to death last year, was involved in a Massachusetts jailhouse scuffle with another inmate that left neither man seriously injured, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
BOSTON (Reuters) - Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez, charged with shooting a friend to death last year, was involved in a Massachusetts jailhouse scuffle with another inmate that left neither man seriously injured, law enforcement o...
A day after Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman announced that he would push for legislation to prohibit the National Football League from employing gay players, one of his clients has severed all ties with him. The post Client Fires Lobbyist Over Push To Ban Gays From NFL appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Minnesota Vikings joined the other 31 teams in the National Football League in Indianapolis for the scouting combine from February 22-25. It's the league's annual meat market where players heading to the draft run, jump, lift and...Show More Summary
NFL draft candidate Michael Sam, who recently came out, responded to a Republican lobbyist pushing for a ban on openly gay players in the National Football League.
Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman announced Monday that he would push for legislation to prohibit the National Football League from employing gay players -- a move he later reportedly admitted with a publicity stunt. The post Clients ‘Flabbergasted’ With Lobbyist’s ‘Bizarre’ Push To Ban Gays From NFL appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By Michael J.W. Stickings Well, it's come to this: Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman on Monday said he is preparing legislation that would ban gay athletes from joining the National Football League. Burkman in a statement said he has garnered political support for the bill, though his statement didn't mention any specific lawmakers who are behind it. Show More Summary
Lamenting that the United States is losing its "decency as a nation," Republican lobbyist Jack Burkman announced Monday that he is preparing legislation that would ban gay athletes from playing in the National Football League.
A Washington lobbyist is preparing legislation to ban gay athletes from playing in the National Football League, according to Rawstory.
As the controversy over the efforts of the National Football League to ban the use of the N-word continues, ESPN broadcast an episode of Outside the Lines focused on use of the hateful word. During that conversation, sports writer Jason...Show More Summary
Republican lobbyist Jack Burkman is pushing for legislation that would ban openly gay athletes from the National Football League, spurred on by the recent news about Michael Sam publicly coming out.
Did the National Football League strongarm broadcast networks and affiliates to purchase blocks of game tickets in order to avoid local blackouts during the 2013 season and to curry political favor? That's the stunning allegation made...Show More Summary
American Family Association senior analyst and spokesman Bryan Fischer offers this latest thought on the National Football League's potential drafting of openly gay player Michael Sam: [@BryanJFischer] Totally, B-dog! In fact, they're thinking of creating a whole new team around...
Generally speaking, compared to the MLB and NBA, free agency within the National Football League doesn't provide teams with the same level of opportunities to improve. However, that doesn't mean there isn't a bevy of available talent...Show More Summary