Tom Brady, N.F.L. Players Association To Seek Review Of Appeals Court Deflategate Decision

Deflategate isn’t over yet and, depending on what happens in the Courts, could still be unresolved at the end of the N.F.L. season that begins in September.

Vast Majority Of Native Americans Not Offended By ‘Redskins’ Name, New Poll Claims

A new poll indicates that the argument that the name “Redskins” is disparaging is not an accurate statement of how Native Americans themselves feel about the issue.

Appeals Court Reinstates Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension

A Federal Appeals Court has reinstated the four game suspension imposed on Tom Brady over the so-called ‘Deflategate’ scandal.

New England Patriots Fans File Frivolous Lawsuit Against N.F.L. Over Deflategate Sanctions

A group of New England Patriots fans are providing us with the latest example of stupid lawsuits that don’t belong in Court at all.

Twitter To Live Stream All Ten Thursday Night N.F.L. Games

All of next season’s Thursday Night N.F.L. games will be streamed live for free via Twitter.

Peyton Manning To Announce Retirement, Reports Say

If reports today are accurate, one of the great N.F.L. careers will come to an end this week.

Doctors: N.F.L. Great Ken Stabler Suffered From C.T.E. Due To Concussions

Another late football great has been diagnosed with a brain disease directly connected to the game they played.

One Season, Two Directions

Alabama has won more games at the Cowboys’ home field this year than the Cowboys.

Federal Appeals Court Ruling Raises Doubts About Rulings Against Redskins Trademarks

A ruling in an unrelated case raises serious doubts about the law used to revoke the Washington Redskins trademarks because they are allegedly ‘disparaging.’

Pete Rose’s Lifetime Ban Will Remain In Effect, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rules

The Commissioner of Major League Baseball has ruled that the lifetime ban issued against Pete Rose for betting on baseball will remain in effect.

Frank Gifford, C.T.E., And The N.F.L.’s Continuing Concussion Problem

The news that the late football legend Frank Gifford suffered from the same chronic brain disease that has been diagnosed in many N.F.L. players in recent years, and the upcoming release of a new film on the issue, seems certain to increase pressure to protect players at all levels of football.

DraftKings and FanDuel Banned in New York

New York’s attorney general has ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to stop taking entries in his state, ruling that they constitute illegal gambling.

Greg Hardy is a Bad Human Being and a Good Football Player

My favorite sports team employs a thug.

ESPN Shutters Grantland, Continuing Recent Trend

To the surprise of few, Bill Simmons’ site didn’t long survive his departure.

Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Dies At 90

A true legend has passed.

Federal Judge Overturns Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension

A massive defeat in Court for the National Football League.

N.L.R.B. Denies Student Athletes’ Bid To Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board refused to certify an effort by athletes at Northwestern University to unionize.

Scott Walker’s Crony Capitalism

“Fiscal conservative” Scott Walker is handing Wisconsin taxpayers a $400 million bill for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Roger Goodell Upholds Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension

Not surprisingly, Tom Brady’s appeal of his Deflategate suspension was not successful.

Ken Stabler Dead at 69

Kenny “The Snake” Stabler, legendary Alabama Crimson Tide and Oakland Raiders quarterback, has died of cancer at the age of 69.

Federal Judge Upholds Revocation Of Redskins Trademarks

A Federal Judge has uphold a Patent Office ruling revoking the Redskins Trademarks on the ground that they are “disparaging” toward Native Americans.

Women’s World Cup Pay Disparity Is Due To The Marketplace, Not Discrimination

The winners of the Women’s World Cup will get paid far less than the men that played last year, but that’s not because of sexism.

Federal Government Threatens To Hold Up New Redskins Stadium Unless Team Changes Name

The Federal Government is threatening to hold up plans for a new Redskins stadium unless the team changes its name.

St. Louis Cardinals Officials Investigated For Hacking The Houston Astros

Cardinals executives were doing a little more than just stealing signs, apparently.

American Pharoah Wins First Triple Crown In 37 Years

A thirty-seven year long drought is over.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns As The Vultures Circle

FIFA’s President surprised everyone today by resigning, but he’s likely to stay in power for as long as another ten months.

Justice Department Indicts Top FIFA Officials In Corruption And Bribery Scandal

Several of the top representatives of soccer’s governing body have been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in New York.

Evander Holyfield Bests Mitt Romney in Boxing Match

A five-time heavyweight champion has beaten a rich politician in a bizarre charity event.

Pentagon Paid N.F.L. For Tributes To Troops

The tributes to the troops you see during N.F.L. games were most likely bought and paid for with your tax dollars.

N.F.L. To Give Up Its Tax Exempt Status

The N.F.L.’s league office is giving up its tax exempt status, but that means far less than the headline implies.

35 Years Ago Today: The Miracle On Ice

For those of us old enough to remember, February 22nd, 1980 marked one of the great moments in sports history.

Most Tweeted Super Bowl Ever

The most tweeted Super Bowl ever, lit up like Christmas in one awesome map

The New England Patriots And The Case Of The Deflated Balls

A new Patriots cheating scandal, or much ado about nothing?

Joe Paterno’s Wins Restored

A victory for evil.

Wow

Bring Back the BCS!

Some preliminary thoughts on the inaugural college playoff system.

F.C.C. Rejects Petition To Declare ‘Redskins’ An Obscene Word

Not surprisingly, the F.C.C. has rejected a petition to ban the word “Redskins” from the airwaves.

Arbitrator Upholds Adrian Peterson Suspension

Unlike Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson has lost his bid to have his suspension overturned.

Bill Cosby vs. Ben Roethlisberger

Chris Rock wants us to remember that Bill Cosby isn’t the only celebrity accused of rape.

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Ohio State Head To College Football Playoffs

You’ve got your playoff College Football fans, as imperfect as it was inevitably going to be.