Blocking Goodell’s Go-Ahead Contract Extension

Blocking Goodell’s Go-Ahead Contract Extension

According to Sports Illustrated, Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, has threatened to sue the National Football League (“NFL”) and other NFL franchise owners. Specifically, he has threatened to sue the owners of the Atlanta Falcons, Kansas City Chiefs, New...
The End of Amateurism in College Football?

The End of Amateurism in College Football?

The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Richard Griffin released a memo in late January stating that football players at private universities and colleges should qualify as employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). As...
Federal Court Rules Against NFL in Peterson Case

Federal Court Rules Against NFL in Peterson Case

According to ESPN, U.S. District Judge David Doty has ruled that the NFL’s arbitrator “failed to meet his duty” when deciding to uphold Adrian Peterson’s suspension stemming from his child abuse case. This clears the way for Peterson to be...
Federal Court to Hear Peterson Suspension Challenge

Federal Court to Hear Peterson Suspension Challenge

According to ESPN, U.S. District Court Judge David Doty will hear the NFL Player Association’s challenge to Adrian Peterson’s punishment stemming from his child abuse scandal. The NFLPA alleges that Commissioner Roger Goodell acted outside the scope of his...