NFL: All 16.6 Million Ticket-Holders Should Receive Additional Frisking Before Entering Stadium

NFL: All 16.6 Million Ticket-Holders Should Receive Additional Frisking Before Entering Stadium

In the NFL, an illegal touching penalty will set your team back five yards. But the league has absolutely no problem with telling all 32 of its franchises that every fan should be frisked from the ankles-to-knees and then again from the waist up. [More]

Seven Former Players Sue NFL Over Concussions

Seven Former Players Sue NFL Over Concussions

One of the dark sides of pro football is the toll the game takes on players, leaving some with permanent brain injuries brought on by concussions. Seven former NFL players are suing the league over its handling of concussion-related injuries, alleging teams trained players to hit in ways that led to head injuries, failed to properly treat concussions and tried to hide links between the game and brain injuries. [More]

Rushing To Buy NFL Tickets Now May End Up Sacking Your Wallet

Rushing To Buy NFL Tickets Now May End Up Sacking Your Wallet

With the NFL lockout no longer in place, fans have been rushing to scoop up tickets. But experts say that frugal football fanatics could save more by waiting out this first wave of ticket-buying. [More]

NFL Lockout Over As Players Approve Deal

NFL Lockout Over As Players Approve Deal

As anticipated, the NFL Players Association has signed off on a deal ending the 4 1/2-month football lockout. The deal was approved by owners last week. Teams will be begin reporting to training camps on Wednesday. [More]

7 Months After Collapse, Metrodome Gets New Roof

7 Months After Collapse, Metrodome Gets New Roof

Everything fell apart for the Minnesota Vikings last year, in a disastrous season that saw its star quarterback fall from grace and snow obliterate the roof of their home stadium, the Metrodome. It’s been more than half a year since the collapse, but the Metrodome finally has a new roof. [More]

NFL Makes Contingency Plan For 8-Game Season

NFL Makes Contingency Plan For 8-Game Season

Should the NFL and its players be unable to work out their differences in a timely manner, the league is ready to go all Solomon-like and cut its regular season in half. While fans may be disappointed and team employees could be out half a season’s worth of pay, at least the Bills and Lions have hope of avoiding their traditional double-digit loss campaigns. [More]

Court Lets NFL Continue Lockout

Court Lets NFL Continue Lockout

After a couple early victories in court by players, the NFL has had its way in recent rulings involving its labor dispute. On Monday the league won a permanent stay of an injunction that forced the league to temporarily end its lockout. [More]

Judge Unlocks NFL, But League Will Push To Quickly Lock Back Down

Judge Unlocks NFL, But League Will Push To Quickly Lock Back Down

The NFL’s ugly labor dispute took a promising turn for fans hoping they don’t miss football this year on Monday, when a U.S. District judge ended the owners’ lockout. [More]

Pro Football Player Accused Of Stealing Beer From Casino Deli

Pro Football Player Accused Of Stealing Beer From Casino Deli

No matter how tough things may be for out-of-work pro football players, it’s doubtful they’re hard up enough for cash that they have to resort to swiping beer. [More]

Original Madden Video Game Creator Sues EA For Billions

Original Madden Video Game Creator Sues EA For Billions

Sports simulation games take strides to replicate their real-life counterparts, but Madden NFL game publisher EA would rather not be facing a legal dispute that somewhat echoes the NFL’s labor troubles. [More]

Cleveland Browns Fan Sues Team, NFL Over Lockout

Cleveland Browns Fan Sues Team, NFL Over Lockout

Even though an NFL work stoppage is the one thing that keeps the Cleveland Browns from embarrassing themselves, a fan of the team is suing the team and league over its lockout, claiming the league violated his personal seat license contract, which grants him the right to buy tickets. [More]

DirecTV Has 750 Million Reasons To Hope There's A Football Season

DirecTV Has 750 Million Reasons To Hope There's A Football Season

If you’re a football fan fearful that there may not be an NFL season due to the labor dispute, at least be thankful that you’re not DirecTV and stand to lose between $600 million $750 million from the lack of football. [More]

Disappointed Cincinnati Bengals Season Ticket Owners Send Bill To Team Owners

Disappointed Cincinnati Bengals Season Ticket Owners Send Bill To Team Owners

After yet another massive letdown of a season by the Cincinnati Bengals, two brothers in Ohio have decided not only to not renew their season tickets but to invoice the team’s owners for past games and related expenses. [More]

Madden Video Game Will Come Out Whether Or Not There's An NFL Season

Madden Video Game Will Come Out Whether Or Not There's An NFL Season

Regardless of whether or not NFL owners and players can make nice in time for there to be a football season, all will proceed as normal in video game world. [More]

Judge: NFL's TV Contract Won't Fly

Judge: NFL's TV Contract Won't Fly

If it didn’t seem fair to you that the NFL would be allowed to collect TV revenue while it locked out players, take heart, because a federal judge felt the same way. [More]

NFL, Electronic Arts Extend Madden Exclusivity Deal

NFL, Electronic Arts Extend Madden Exclusivity Deal

If you like video games and football, you’d better like the Madden NFL series as well, because that’s the only franchise the league will allow to boast games that include authentic teams and players. [More]

Groupon CEO Responds To Super Bowl Ad Fracas

Groupon CEO Responds To Super Bowl Ad Fracas

In a blog post responding to the furor over their Super Bowl ads, Groupon’s CEO Andrew Mason says that “the last thing we wanted was to offend our customers.” Hm, maybe you should have showed the ads to a few of them first. [More]

Screwed-Over Super Bowl Ticket-Holders To Get Free Passes To
Next Super Bowl

Screwed-Over Super Bowl Ticket-Holders To Get Free Passes To Next Super Bowl

Here’s an update to last night’s story about the 400 or so Super Bowl ticket holders who had to stand or watch the game on monitors because their temporarily installed seats were deemed unsafe for sitting. The NFL announced this morning that it would be offering free passes to next year’s Super Bowl to those affected by the snafu. [More]