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Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis is treated by team medical personnel during a game against the Atlanta Falcons. (Image: Getty)

NFLPA: Players Have Serious Privacy Concerns Over Spread of Legal Sports Betting

A representative of the NFLPA told a group of lawmakers that players are highly concerned about how the spread of legal sports betting could impact their personal lives and privacy rights. That message from NFLPA vice president of business and legal affairs Casey Schwab was delivered to the National Council […]

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown in the NFC Championship game during the 2015 NFL season. (Image: Jeremy Brevard/USA Today Sports/Reuters)

New Carolina Panthers Owner David Tepper: Sports Betting Could Hurt NFL TV Ratings

The Carolina Panthers introduced new owner David Tepper on Tuesday, with the hedge fund manager giving his first press conference and touching on a number of issues surrounding the team and the upcoming NFL season. That included a few words about legalized sports betting, including an unusual assertion that wagering […]

The NFL denied an appeal by New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who will be suspended for four games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy. (Image: Getty)

Arbitrator Denies Julian Edelman Appeal of Four-Game PED Suspension

The New England Patriots will likely have to do without wide receiver Julian Edelman for the first four games of the upcoming NFL season, as his appeal of the punishment was denied by the arbitrator who heard the case. Edelman is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing […]

Employees prepare to take bets on opening day of the Monmouth Park Sports Book in Oceanport, New Jersey. (Image: AP/Noah K. Murray)

Congressional Sports Betting Hearing Postponed, No Replacement Date Announced

For a few hours on Tuesday night, it appeared as though Congress would be holding a hearing to discuss sports betting on Capitol Hill next week. But those plans were quickly scuttled, as the House Judiciary Committee announced Wednesday morning that the inquiry would be postponed. As of yet, no […]

Julian Edelman is facing a four-game suspension for a violation of the NFL’s performance-enhancing substance policy. (Image: Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports)

Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman Faces Four-Game Suspension for PED Violation

Julian Edelman missed the entire 2017 season due to a torn ACL. Now, the New England Patriots wide receiver could see his return to NFL action delayed even further, as Edelman reportedly faces a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. The suspension was first reported by ESPN […]

Eric Reid (left) and Colin Kaepernick kneel during the national anthem before a game on September 1, 2016. (Image: Michael Zagaris/Getty)

New National Anthem Policy: NFL Players on Field Must Stand

NFL owners unanimously approved a new policy that will require players to stand for the national anthem if they choose to be on the field while the song is being performed. Players do still retain the option to remain in the locker room during the anthem if they prefer to […]

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell called on Congress Monday to pass sports betting legislation. (Image: AP)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Calls for Uniform Standards on Sports Gambling

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has finally come off the sidelines to weigh in on the future of sports gambling. In a statement released Monday, he laid out what his league will be pushing for in any sports betting legislation — and it didn’t include a so-called “integrity fee.” Goodell has […]