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Keidel: The NFL, ‘N’ Word, And Censorship

The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.

02/28/2014

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Clay Matthews On WFAN: NFL Walking ‘Fine Line’ With Language Cleanup

“The reality is that this is a tough sport played by tough men,” the Packers linebacker said Tuesday on WFAN radio. “It’s an emotional sport as well, and tempers fly.”

02/25/2014

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Palladino: Penalizing Racial Slurs A Good Step For NFL

Emphasizing respect never hurt the quality of any sport. The players will be fine. Their dictionaries have plenty of other words to choose from.

02/24/2014

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Palladino: NFL’s Proposed Helmet-Hit Rule A Good Idea

No matter the league’s motivation, any move to save the players from themselves is a good move.

03/20/2013

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NY Judge Refuses To Halt $18B Collection From Chevron

Courts in Ecuador have ordered Chevron to pay the steep penalty for pollution that occurred when Texaco was operating in the forest, between 1972 and 1990.

01/06/2012

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NJ’s Largest Health Insurer To Pay Penalty

New Jersey’s largest health insurer will make restitution and has paid a $500,000 penalty over the way it handled some Medicare claims.

03/04/2011