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No Free Speech (Or Silence) In The NFL

Aside from death and taxes, there is one universal, or at least American, truth we must all accept — Roger Goodell can do whatever he wants. The NFL Commissioner has free reign to do as he pleases, including the complete … Continue reading

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Thanks For Nothing Adam Silver

Today was supposed to be a good day. Screw good, today was supposed to be an amazing, nailed a 6-team parlay kind of day. I awoke to numerous messages about how NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had penned an Op-Ed in … Continue reading

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Are High School Athletes Who Haze Teammates Really Juveniles?

Driving. Selecting a college. Deciding whether or not to send a nude selfie. Choosing whether to go play Single-A baseball or join the NCAA cartel without the assistance of an advisor. These are all major, adult decisions and activities that … Continue reading

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Georgia Legislature Poised To Punish Real NCAA Offenders

Georgia star running back Todd Gurley violated an NCAA rule by accepting $3,000 for autographing memorabilia. Period. End of story. Gurley admitted his wrongdoing, effectively forfeiting the Heisman Trophy, and he prepared to face an appropriate punishment. But then the … Continue reading

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NJ Judge Rules In Favor of NFL Hypocrisy

By Larry Josephson, a freelance writer who lives in Norton, Mass. He can be reached at newenglandhoops@yahoo.com. Apparently two plus two does indeed equal three. At least in New Jersey Federal Court, where U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp granted a … Continue reading

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Gov. Christie Escalates Battle To Legalize NJ Sports Betting

By Larry Josephson, a freelance writer who lives in Norton, Mass. He can be reached at newenglandhoops@yahoo.com. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wasted no time late last week in signing a bill that would legalize sport betting in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Former NFL Running Back Sued For Gambling Debt

It is no secret that two of my favorite things are football and gambling. Thankfully, former NFL running back Clinton Portis’s recent legal woes provides a perfect opportunity to write about both. Apparently, the two-time Pro Bowler and 2002 NFL … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Highlights Legal Implications Surrounding Ray Rice Saga

By Nicholas Galea, a criminal defense attorney in Rockford, Illinois and a 2013 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. You can follow him on Twitter at @invertedWAR. When TMZ released the video of Ray Rice battering Janay … Continue reading

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Steelers Running Back Teaches Us All A Valuable Lesson in DUI Law

Today the Pittsburgh Steelers hope to ride running back Le’Veon Bell to victory over the Cleveland Browns despite the fact that Bell and fellow RB LeGarrette Blount were riding dirty a few hours before a flight to Philly for a … Continue reading

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Bengals Cheerleader’s Libel Suit Leads To 6th Circuit Victory For Internet Free Speech

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) might be one of the most important and powerful pieces of American law. This Section of the CDA makes the Internet the Internet. Without it, YouTube, Reddit, Craigslist, and even this blog … Continue reading

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