NFL Players Association

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Stood Up to Jerry Jones. Here's What Business Leaders Can Learn From It

Leadership requires standing up for what is right, even when it could make others unhappy. Roger Goodell did just that against an outraged NFL owner.<p>This fall, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones have engaged in a high stakes game of chicken.<p>The feud started back in …

Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell’s absolute power is driving Jerry Jones to civil war. That’s ironic.

The Cowboys owner’s bare-knuckle brawl to replace the commissioner is a distraction of its own<p>I can still remember the day NFL commissioner Roger …

Sports

Patriots jab at Jerry Jones, but Roger Goodell's bad medicine is root of billionaires' angst

Yahoo Sports<p>The Jerry Jones question was coming on Sunday, and New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft had to have known it. His needle was too …

New England

The Ezekiel Elliott suspension explained in a 2-minute read

Why isn’t the Cowboys’ star running back on the field? We’ve got a quick breakdown for you.<p>The Cowboys welcome the Eagles to AT&T Stadium on <i>Sunday Night Football</i>, but running back Ezekiel Elliott won’t be on the field. If you haven’t kept up with all of the twists and turns of Elliott’s six-game …

Dallas

This Week In Sports Law: NFL Against Jerry Jones, Ezekiel Elliott Ends Suit, MLB Speed Of Play

<b>Jerry Jones Vs. NFL</b><p>Despite many gaffes and a decrease in ratings in 2017, it is very difficult to argue against the theory that the NFL has thrived under Roger Goodell’s reign. This has made many owners extremely happy with Goodell’s performance. Last year alone, team owners shared a record $7.8 …

David Boies

Dallas Cowboys 1st & 10 GAMEDAY: Zeke Flight, Jerry Fight, No Tyron Vs. Philadelphia Eagles Tonight

<b>1. Before Ezekiel Elliott headed out on his Overseas Vacation, he surrendered.</b> His fight against the NFL is over.<p>Big news: #Cowboys RB <b>Ezekiel Elliott</b> …

Dallas

It’s time for NFL owners, players to close deal on fighting racial inequality

Potential civil war should not deter focus from reaching agreement as soon as possible<p>With Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones attempting to whack NFL …

Sports

NFL Owners Exchange Fire Over Goodell Contract

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones continued sparring with his NFL partners through the weekend, as the two sides escalated their feud with fresh accusations about a proposed contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell.<p>The latest volley in the conflict came from Jones in a letter Friday in …

John Schnatter

Tyrann Mathieu Says NFL Players Should Have Guaranteed Contracts

Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu advocated for NFL players to have their contracts fully guaranteed after NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Saturday that Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor is likely done for the 2017 season with a neck injury.<p>This isn't the first time a player has …

Eric Ebron

NFL Players Association Sponsors Finance Workshops for High School Students

Former footballers in the NFL Players Association recently sponsored a series of personal finance workshops for 30 metropolitan Detroit high school …

Education

Report by rejected NFLPA challenger accuses union of spending excessively on legal fees

Washington attorney Cyrus Mehri continues to question DeMaurice Smith’s leadership of the NFL Players Association in the aftermath of his failed bid earlier this year to replace Smith as the union’s executive director.<p>Mehri sent a report to players this week accusing Smith and the NFLPA of spending …

Sports

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith talks player discipline, protests and Roger Goodell

‘I know I might break the internet by saying some positive things about Roger’<p>DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, and …

Sports

NFLPA blasts NFL disciplinary process as a 'sham and a lie' after Ezekiel Elliott case - CBSSports.com

The Cowboys running back gave up on his appeal and the NFLPA won't pursue things, but they are not happy<p>The Ezekiel Elliott case is over. Elliott …

Football (U.S.)

NFLPA announces investment into dementia research

Presented By<p>The NFL Players Association announced on Thursday its investment into a venture capital fund focused on finding treatments for …

Football (U.S.)

NFLPA joins Bill Gates, invests in Dementia Discovery Fund

The NFL Players Association is investing in Dementia Discovery Fund, the group that Bill Gates recently made a $100 million investment in.<p>Dementia …

Business

NFLPA drops lawsuit over Ezekiel Elliott case

The NFLPA has dropped its lawsuit after Ezekiel Elliott announced he was pulling his appeal.<p>In what has been a rollercoaster of events, Ezekiel …

Ezekiel Elliott

Why Ezekiel Elliott Was Doomed To Lose In Court, And Why Players' Union Won't Change That

The NFL Players Association, representing Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, lost in court again last week, and his agents said today that he would drop the appeal of his six-game suspension, according to an NFL Network report.<p>Elliott had already missed Sunday’s blowout loss to Atlanta …

Ezekiel Elliott

Forbes 30 Under 30 Sports List 2018 Includes Jose Altuve, Julio Jones

Forbes released its annual “30 Under 30” list this week, and the 2018 sports version features a perennial batting champion, an All-Pro wide receiver, …

Jose Altuve

Following the Paper Trails of Mueller’s First Charges

It’s been months since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. But on …

Colin Kaepernick

No Ezekiel Elliott, and Cowboys are left with a 20-point loss in Atlanta

ATLANTA — As plenty of off-field drama swirled around them this past week, the Dallas Cowboys arrived for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons missing the centerpiece to their rushing attack and in need of a victory to remain within reasonable striking distance of first place in the NFC …

Sports

REP Worldwide Launches as Full-Service Brand Management and Sports Licensing Business

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>In a move to bolster group licensing opportunities and provide the ability for athletes to support athletes in growing …

NFL, WNBA and US women's soccer unions link in licensing biz

The players' unions for the U.S. women's national soccer team and the WNBA are joining with the licensing arm of the NFL players' union as founding …

Business

Protesters stand down as NFL unites for Veterans Day, but some players still want meeting with owners

How important is face-to-face dialogue? It depends on whom you ask<p>With the NFL having celebrated Veterans Day weekend by honoring the military, only …

Sports

Seahawks clearly violated concussion protocol; what will NFL do about it?

It’s obvious that the Seahawks violated the concussion protocol when allowing quarterback Russell Wilson to return to Thursday night’s game without a …

NFL

The Latest: 3 players kneel during anthem at Giants-49ers

The Latest on the 10th Sunday of the NFL season (all times Eastern):<p>4:51 p.m.<p>Three players took a knee during the national anthem before the New York Giants game at the San Francisco 49ers, as the rest of the league stood during Veterans Day weekend.<p>49ers Eric Reid and Marquise Goodwin, both of …

AFC South

Seattle Seahawks Rumors: Russell Wilson & Team Facing Penalty For Violation Of Concussion Protocol

The Seattle Seahawks rumors are that the team will be facing a serious penalty over a violation of NFL policy during this past week’s victory in …

Seattle Seahawks

NFL Boycott Intensifies On Veterans Day Weekend After NFL Announces No Change To Anthem Policy

'In solidarity with veterans around the country'

Veterans Day

Seahawks will reportedly face penalty for Russell Wilson skirting concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

Russell Wilson went in and out of the medical tent and only missed one play<p>During the third quarter of this week's "Thursday Night Football" game, …

Football (U.S.)

Dallas Cowboys: Is Rod Smith the next man up in Big D?

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 09: Rod Smith #45 of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 9, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald …

Dallas

Report: Seahawks to face consequences after violating concussion protocol

Shutdown Corner<p>The NFL investigation into how the Seattle Seahawks handled Russell Wilson and a potential head injury on Thursday night will likely …

Adam Schefter