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NFL players hire Harvard for health study

Jan 30, 2013
The players will spend $100 million on a 10-year study to find out just how hazardous football is to their health.
Posted In: concussion, NFL, football

BCS Championship tries end run around scalpers

Jan 7, 2013
College football fans paid a variable price for the right to buy a championship game ticket based on their team's chances to win a slot.
Posted In: Sports, football, orange bowl, scalpers, futures market

Do fired NFL coaches suffer much financially?

Dec 31, 2012
Terminated NFL coaches often resurface elsewhere in the league... along with a fat paycheck.
Posted In: NFL, football

Victoria's Secret at the Dallas Cowboys stadium

Oct 1, 2012
Undies and pigskin: a match made on the gridiron?
Posted In: Retail, Sports, football, NFL, Victoria's Secret

What does it take to be an NFL referee?

Sep 27, 2012
Recipe for a referee: start at the bottom, hit the gym, and keep your day job.
Posted In: NFL, football, Sports, unions, referees

Controversial call costs Packers more than a victory

Sep 25, 2012
Last night's decision by replacement refs has ripple effects on teams, betting outfits, and the referee's labor dispute
Posted In: Sports, football, labor, NFL

NFL is back, but with replacement refs

Sep 5, 2012
The NFL season kicks off when the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys, but regular referees won't be there because of a contract dispute. We check out the financial lives of the men who wear black and white to make some green.
Posted In: football, labor, referees, Sports

USA Today tests more coverage of high school football

Sep 5, 2012
Added attention expands players' opportunities, but may heighten focus on athletics above academics.
Posted In: high school, football

Shannon Eastin becomes first female NFL referee tonight

Aug 9, 2012
Shannon Eastin will be making her historic NFL debut tonight as a temporary replacement. That's because the league locked out its regular refs as part of an ongoing dispute over salary and retirement benefits.
Posted In: football, NFL, women

A decision to leave Penn State's football team

Jul 24, 2012
As of last weekend, 18-year-old cornerback Ross Douglas was headed to Penn State to play football as a Nittany Lion; he's now de-committed in the wake of the NCAA sanctions on the school. He and his mother talk about the difficult decision.
Posted In: Penn State, football

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