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Giglio: Concussion Settlement Overshadows NFL’s Future Issues

It feels more like a band-aid than a true fix to the overarching problem the NFL has on it’s hands: How to keep players safe when they are playing, and, possibly even more impactful, making sure their post-career lives are intact.


Woman carries clear plastic bag into MetLife Stadium as part of new NFL bag policy, August 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Football Fans Get First Taste Of New Clear Bag Policy

In May, the league and all NFL teams agreed on a policy that would restrict the types of bags that fans would be allowed to carry into stadiums.


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Robert Griffin III: ‘Now Is The Window’ For NFL Players To Come Out

“Yeah, man, I think there are (gay players) right now, and if they’re looking for a window to just come out, I mean, now is the window,” the second-year sensation told GQ, “My view on it is, yes, I am a Christian, but to each his own.”


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Joe Theismann: LeBron James Can Be A Successful NFL Quarterback

“Who wouldn’t want to coach LeBron James?” Theismann told the NFL Network on Tuesday. “He’s the most physical specimen we have in professional sports. He could do, I think, anything he wanted.”


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Today Marks 45th Anniversary Of Super Bowl I

What has evolved into a national American holiday began 45 years ago this afternoon.


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Tiki Barber Fears For His Health After Years Of Rough Football

With more attention being paid these days to the cumulative effects of concussions, WCBS 880 afternoon drive anchor Steve Scott spoke with former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber, who talked about his concerns for his own future health.


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Brothers Starting NFL-Wide Tailgate Crusade At Giants Season Opener

Two brothers from Baltimore will put a lot of miles on their RV this fall doing something a lot of football fans wish they could.


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Pro Sports Leagues, NCAA Take A Gamble In Suing NJ Over Betting

The federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday morning in Trenton by the NCAA, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL. But lawmakers say the suit was not a surprise.


A man places a bet prior to the Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course - Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2011 (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Say Yes To Sports Betting Public Question

Wanna bet? New Jersey does, but Washington has the final say.


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Players: Don’t Put NFL Lockout Ruling On Hold

NFL players say the league’s request to put a federal judge’s lockout ruling on hold should be denied. Why? They say every day it remains in effect they suffer more harm.


NFL executive vice president Jeff Pash addresses the media at a news conference outside the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building March 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. The NFLPA has filed for decertification and will no longer be the exclusive collective bargaining representative for the players. Players will now be able to file antitrust lawsuits against the NFL. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Pash: NFL Proposed 10-Year CBA To Players’ Union

Had enough of the he-said, he-said rancor between the NFL and players? Don’t expect it to go away anytime soon.


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Keidel: NFL Lockout: The Line Between Need & Greed

If you’re free, healthy, wealthy, or simply employed, you may be thankful to be in America or to be an American. Unless, of course, you run the NFL, own an NFL team, or run the NFL Players Association.


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Point Of No Return Passed, NFL Lockout Begins

Unable to decide how to divvy up $9 billion a year, NFL owners and players put the country’s most popular sport in limbo Friday hours before their contract expired. The union decertified; the league imposed a lockout.


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Liguori: Harry Carson On Concussions and Suicide

NFL Hall of Famer and former NY Giants Linebacker Harry Carson was the special guest speaker at Thursday’s annual Head Injury Association forum on Long Island and for good reason.


DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

NFL, Players’ Union Wrangle Publicly On CBA

Not nearly enough. That, essentially, was the NFL Players Association’s stance on two vital issues Wednesday as the deadline for a new labor deal approaches.