Commentary

Another Dumb Idea From That Washington Team

Thursday Night Football. An all-star game after the season.  Not handing the ball to Marshawn Lynch.  The NFL really is a breeding ground for bad ideas. Here’s another from the melting pot of dissatisfaction where Redskins team president Bruce Allen informed season ticket holders this week that they can expect to scoop t...

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Decision To Muzzle Junior Seau’s Daughter Rooted in Cowardice

The NFL sure operates with hubris. As reported Friday by the , Junior Seau’s family will not be taking the podium in Canton next weekend to give the presenting speech Seau wanted and deserves. According to the story, the now deceased Seau told his daughter, Syndey, that if he ever were to make it to the Hall of Fame he wanted her to s...

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Arizona Cardinals Hire First Female Coach

2015 is already set up to be a groundbreaking season for women given Sarah Thomas’s appointment as the NFL’s first female official. Now we can check off first female coach, too. The Arizona Cardinals the hiring of Jen Welter who played 14 seasons of professional football, predominantly as a l...

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Over six months, a million-dollar investigation, a ruling and an appeal since deflated footballs were discovered in the AFC Championship, Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. A lengthy release issued by the league contains one paragraph that sums up Goodell’s decision: “On ...

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Winners and Losers of Deflategate (So Far)

As you likely know by now, Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, and the league trumped the union by subsequently filing a complaint in federal court to confirm its decision. Deflategate at some point will end. That some point may take another six months and change or even longer. The only certainty is that th...

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Melissa’s Monday Musings: Non-Deflategate Stories to Digest

Many moons ago, Deflategate was about whether or not Tom Brady, abetted by a Patriots employee, intentionally altered footballs to a psi level that was below the NFL’s allowed minimum. Today we have no freakin’ idea what this is about. I could sit here and run through the five million ever-changing possibili...

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