Eugene, Oregon Wins 2021 Track and Field World Championships, But Was The Race Fair?

Track and field is a funny sport. The individual disciplines- the 100 meters, the shot put, the steeplechase, the javelin- are simple. If I run the same distance as you but do it faster, I win. If I throw the object further than you, I win. The simplicitycof it in a complex sports world is amazingly refreshing.But because nothing can apparently be that simple, the governing bodies...
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Stanford Giant Peat Could Be Possibility At 22

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers fans in attendance at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre may likely want to hurl tomatoes at Commissioner Roger Goodell, it’s very possible the Steelers #1 draft pick may be spent on an offensive tackle. As always, Kevin Colbert states he’ll stick to his guns and commit to a “best player available” philosophy. Although […] Stanford Giant Peat...
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Why we love the NFL draft

View image | The NFL draft was once a nerdy little satellite of football: A lonely, barren moon upon which asthmatic, bespectacled geeks pored over magazines and spiral notebooks, newspapers and mail-order draft guides. Once a year, all the rough-and-tumble Real Fans would pour in from the big blue planet of bleachers and bars and run hollering through the...
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Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson reinstated by the NFL, does this mean he will become a Dallas Cowboy soon?

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated into the NFL after serving a near 7-month lay-low from playing.  He was suspended on November 18th.  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to Peterson stating he is expected to fulfill his obligations for his indictment by a Texas grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child, which was...
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Our Op-Ed guy has strong words for ESPN for suspending Britt McHenry

Op-Ed writer 'KD' has some strong words for ESPN, who has suspended 'reporter' Brittany McHenry for her attack on a poor towing company employee. (Dan Carson reports she got one week...)Did you hear the one about the Super Hot Chick who had her car towed? By now, I bet you have. Now we are getting both sides squaring off like Floyd and Manny over what basically amounts to a ***...
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Britt McHenry Makes Headlines After Berating Tow Lot Employee (Photos)

ESPN reporter Britt McHenry made headlines Thursday when a video surfaced of the 28-year-old berating a tow lot employee. McHenry joined the network in 2014, and is a very popular figure. Based in Washington D.C., she seamlessly jumped into the network’s football coverage and has since branched out to cover several other sports, typically in exclusive pregame interview packages...
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NFL clears Peterson for return

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota Vikings star a letter on Thursday advising him of his reinstatement. Peterson missed most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. Goodell wrote that Peterson will have to fulfill...
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Adrian Peterson Reinstated By NFL; Will He Rejoin Vikings Or Go Elsewhere?

MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. The league announced its decision Thursday, and commissioner Roger Goodell sent Peterson a letter advising him of his reinstatement. Goodell wrote that Peterson...
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NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. The league announced its decision on Thursday. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent Peterson a letter advising him of his reinstatement. Goodell wrote that Peterson will have to fulfill...
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On The Outside Looking in: The Curious HOF Snub of Packers Great Jerry Kramer

The date is December 31, 1967. Lambeau Field, Green Bay Wisconsin. Green Bay Packers – Western Conference Champion vs. Dallas Cowboys – Eastern Conference Champion in the NFL Championship Game. The visual of “The Play” that day is so clear. With just seconds on-the-clock and no time-outs remaining, Bart Starr sneaks over the goal line for the winning score. The block that...
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2015 Draft: Most Likely Trades In Round One

Trade rumor speculation is at an all-time high with less than two weeks remaining until draft day. Until Roger Goodell shakes hands (or not in the case of our two favorite QBs) with these rookies, these rumors are only just that but regardless of their validity, few of these proposed deals would actually make sense for the respective franchises.In 2013, the Dolphins moved up to select...
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Ty Law Will Announce Patriots Second-Day Pick At 2015 NFL Draft

A New England Patriots legend will be on hand at the 2015 NFL draft. Ty Law will announce a Patriots second-day draft pick, the NFL announced, via The 2015 NFL draft will be held in Chicago. Law will be joined by former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly, former Chicago Bears linebacker Dick Butkus, former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Charles Haley, former Dallas...
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Winston family adviser Cornwell says QB needs to mature

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Jameis Winston has done all he needed on the field to become the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. But family adviser David Cornwell says Winston is ''not ready to be an NFL player off the field.'' Cornwell said most 20-somethings aren't mature or prepared enough to handle the demands and distractions of NFL life. Winston announced in January he was entering the NFL...
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When “Just a Game” Fails: The NFL’s Problem with Domestic Violence

For a sports that ostensibly values courage above all else, it’s been a pretty cowardly year for Roger Goodell and the National Football League, especially when it comes to domestic violence. Goodell has had indignity after indignity thrust upon him, from Ray Rice to Greg Hardy to Adrian Peterson. His inability to proactively police the NFL has led to an environment where the supposedly...
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Adrian Peterson Meets with Roger Goodell, Discusses Reinstatement

It was reported that the NFL has suspended running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images). One of the major off-field headlines that haunted the NFL last year, was the child abuse case brought up against Minnesota Vikings’ running back, Adrian Peterson. Peterson was the second...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Peterson, Goodell meet about reinstatement

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, regarding reinstatement of the Minnesota Vikings running back from the personal conduct policy suspension that was invoked last season. The person spoke to the AP on Tuesday on condition of anonymity, because of the sensitivity of the information....
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson's 'dream scenario' is the Cowboys

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is set to meet with the NFL this week, and there’s a good chance he will be reinstated off the Commissioner’s Exempt List by April 15. Whenever Peterson is reinstated, the conversation will quickly turn to where he’s going to play in 2015. By now it’s well known that Peterson doesn’t want to return to the Vikings, and will...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

Happy Easter to all of our loyal readers from me and his entire crew here at Here’s hoping everyone has the opportunity to spend the day with family, friends, good food, and a cold beverage or four. If you’re not able to spend the day that way, thank you for whatever it is you’re doing — serving in the military, working at a business that’s open on holidays...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday’s Words: The Biggest Fool In Sports Everyday

We examine the one man who is the biggest fool in sports every day of the year, not just April 1st. Ladies and Gentlemen: Roger Goodell.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston not attending draft so he can be with grandmother

Jameis Winston has a better chance than anyone of being the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft next month, but the former Florida State star likely will not be in attendance at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago to shake Roger Goodell’s hand when his name is called. Why? Because he plans to spend...Read More
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Keeps Atlanta Falcons’ and Cleveland Browns’ Executives in Check

Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons is tackled by Star Lotulelei #98 of the Carolina Panthers in the second half at the Georgia Dome. (Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images). The NFL off-season is always an exciting time with different mock drafts every week, free agent movements, and the constant flow of players screwing up and making the news. This past week, commissioner...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Chatham: NFL Wasted Year By Delaying Study On Goal-Line Cameras

Roger Goodell is late again. After a year of turmoil that saw the NFL commissioner infamously only make the tough decisions once public outcry grew loud enough, Goodell is taking the same lackadaisical approach to an in-game issue: fixed goal-line and boundary cameras. This is an old issue that Goodell & Co. are somehow only now addressing, according...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Studies Goal Line Cameras...One Year Late

We headed into the weekend with the NFL looking foolish (again), called out by its game's best coach for being inconsistent and cheap for not incorporating fixed goal line (and boundary) cameras into their replay system.  From there came a general public consensus that the NFL wasn't making any sense and was, indeed, choosing cost over their supposed master: the integrity of the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Which NFL Team Will Make the Jump and Relocate to Los Angeles?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on from the sidelines during Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (ESPN/Getty Images) It’s a question that’s been talked about for many years and it seems like there will never be a conclusion. Which NFL team will pull the trigger...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell, NFL Blow Chance To Add Credibility To Replay System

The NFL had a chance to get it right. As much as the league loves to preach about doing things the right way, passing on a chance to expand the video replay system was more than just a missed opportunity. It was a failure to uphold the “integrity” of the game commissioner Roger Goodell often cites, former NFL linebacker Brady Poppinga writes on “A team...
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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