Former Giants wide receiver Phil McConkey has few regrets. But the 1987 strike was a big one.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspensions of ex-Jet Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith on Tuesday for their role in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, and reduced penalties for Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove.
Of the three major team sports in America, only in the NFL are we seeing a haunting spike in size and skill, men who are way too big and strong to be so fast and nimble.
The NFL players’ union has sent an open letter to team owners calling on the league to end the lockout of on-field officials.
The damage has been done to Roger Goodell’s reputation as NFL disciplinarian.
Plaintiffs hope to hold the NFL responsible for the care of players suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions.
The NFL Players Association has filed a complaint in federal court accusing the league of colluding to impose a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season.
The younger folks out there may not remember the name. But for those of us who hung out in the Giants’ locker room in the late 1980s and early ‘90s, Stacy Robinson was one of the bright lights.
The Giants did not release a cause or place of death. Robinson was diagnosed with cancer in 2009, according to a family statement posted on the caringbridge.org hospice site.
The NFL said after a meeting with the players union that testing for human growth hormone will begin shortly, but the union is less committal.
It was just last month that the National Football League and its players’ union put aside their differences to end the NFL lockout. Now they’re coming together again — to support a cause close to New Yorkers.
The NFL is expecting to take a big forward leap in their quest to end the use of performance enhancing drugs in pro football.
The NFL lockout is history and the league’s free-agent frenzy is — well, it’s frenzied. But there’s still plenty of work ahead for NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith.
The NFL Players Association executive board and 32 team reps have voted unanimously to approve the terms of a deal to the end the lockout.
Though no vote is scheduled on ending the four-month lockout, the players association’s executive committee will meet in Washington on Monday.