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By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Dan Marino Says He Didn’t Mean To Sue NFL Over Concussions

Dan Marino made headlines yesterday when news broke that he was suing the NFL, claiming that the league mislead players by obscuring information about football related injuries. Now, the Hall of Fame quarterback More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Judge Rejects NFL $765 Mill Concussion Settlement, Says May Not Be Enough

A federal judge has rejected last year’s $675 million dollar concussion settlement between the NFL and former players that were suing the league for head-related injuries. H/T: Philadelphia Inquirer In an opinion More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Ex-NFL Hamza Abdullah Goes On Twitter Rant, Compares League To Slavery

Today former NFL safety Hamza Abdullah went on an extensive twitter rant, in which he questioned the league’s concern for its players, expressed disgust in their denial of benefits for ex-players, and even compared More...

By Glenn Erby On Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Report: Players In NFL Concussion Lawsuit Wanted $2 Billion Settlement

The NFL and their 4,500 litigants in the landmark concussion case were able to finally come to a settlement of $765 million. ESPN and Outside The Lines is reporting that the those players actually decided to settle, More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, August 29th, 2013

NFL Reaches $765 Million Settlement In Concussion Case With 4,500 Ex Players

The NFL and Roger Goodell just received some good news on this Thursday afternoon. Peter King is reporting that the NFL and it’s 4,500 litigants in its concussion lawsuit have reached a settlement. BREAKING: More...

By Natasha Paul On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

ESPN Pulls Out of Frontline’s Documentary on Concussions in NFL

For years concussions have plagued NFL players, and from all accounts, it seems as though the NFLknew and  ignored the warning signs of things to come. Now that information is slowly being unveiled, PBS decided More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

NFL Expects To Have Neurologist On The Sidelines In 2013

In the name of player safety and I’m sure to protect their own liability, NFL general counsel Jeff Pash says he expects neurologist will be on the sidelines next season to help diagnose concussions. The New York More...

By Quierra Luck On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Ex-NFL RB Leroy Hoard Suffering After The NFL

Andre Waters, Dave Duerson, and Junior Seau. All NFL players. All of these players who took their own lives and everyday those names are repeated by Leroy Hoard. He considers himself “one of the lucky ones”. As More...

By Quierra Luck On Monday, July 30th, 2012

NFLPA Concerned Over Referee Lockout

With the first game approaching, Sunday August 5th, the National Football League Players Association has a major concern, who’s officiating our games? Since June 4th the NFL Referees have been locked out More...

By Quierra Luck On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Former Redskins Dexter Manley Sues NFL Over Concussions

  Joining 100 similar lawsuits, former Defensive End for the Washington Redskins (1981-1989) Dexter Manley is suing the NFL for their lack of acknowledgment of concussions and its effects on NFL players. According More...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
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Jets Bart Scott Said Eliminating Two-A-Days is “Wimping Out”

Ever since Jets linebacker Bart Scott said this infamous line, “Can’t Wait!” I look forward to another funny/crazy/controversial statement from Mr. Scott. I wasn’t disappointed. Bart wasn’t too please More...

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