NFL owners met Tuesday in Atlanta to discuss, among other things, potential solutions to the demonstrations during the national anthem that players participated in last season.
Now in the sports world - NFL owners unanimously approve the purchase of the Carolina Panthers to hedge fund billionaire David Tepper. Deal is for 2.2 to 2.3 billion. Now - keep that in mind as the ramifications grow from last week's big Supreme Court ruling, striking down the federal ban on sports gambling.
Brett Favre Opens Up About Past Vicodin Addiction The Hall of Fame quarterback told ‘Sports Illustrated’ that he was taking large doses of Vicodin in 1995. Favre became dependent on the painkiller after numerous surgeries, and he ended up going to rehab on three different occasions. Brett Favre, to 'The New York Times' Brett Favre, to 'The New York Times' Favre said with the pills he could Since his 2010 retirement, Favre said he’s suffered many health issues. In April, he told NBC he may have suffered thousands of concussions during his NFL career and has experienced short-term memory issues as a result.
The Bills have decided to release guard Richie Incognito from the reserve/retired list because the four-time Pro Bowler told the team he wants to return to the NFL.
Houston Texans' J.J. Watt to Help Pay for Santa Fe Funerals The NFL defensive end plans to cover the costs of the funerals for the 10 victims of the May 18 shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Watt also took action during Hurricane Harvey during the fall of 2017. His fundraiser, which spread like wildfire via social media, helped reel in $37 million for the victims of the natural disaster.
Lions head coach Matt Patricia and the Detroit organization will not be disciplined by the NFL in regards to the sexual assault allegations made against Patricia, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants the United States Congress to enact uniform standards for individual states who want to create legislation that will allow sports betting.