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.
“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.”
Emphasizing respect never hurt the quality of any sport. The players will be fine. Their dictionaries have plenty of other words to choose from.
No matter the league’s motivation, any move to save the players from themselves is a good move.
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New Jersey’s largest health insurer will make restitution and has paid a $500,000 penalty over the way it handled some Medicare claims.