NFL Owners & Players Reach Deal to End Lockout

Numerous outlets are reporting that the NFL owners and players have agreed to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement.  Peter King of SI.com reports that the player representatives from each team have scheduled a conference call at 11 a.m to vote on the deal.  King also discusses the highlights of the deal in his Monday […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Tweet of the Week From Peter King of Sports Illustrated (@SI_PeterKing) on Tom Cable situation: Interesting now to see a) what action NFL takes vs. Cable; b) whether Cable sues Hanson; c) whether Hanson sues Cable. Still a story here. Understanding the Patriots’ Pre-Trade Deadline Moves Andrew Brandt of the National Football Post wrote a great […]

Coverage of the Plaxico Burress Debacle

The Plaxico Burress situation is intriguing on a number of levels, involving the criminal justice system, NFL player contracts and even health care law.  The sensational nature of the story combined with the New York Giants’ success this season has resulted in wide-ranging, in-depth media coverage.  Perhaps no writers have covered the story as well […]

Northland Investment Corp. Behind UFL Team in Hartford

The Hartford Courant reports that Northland Investment Corp. is the prospective owner of the UFL franchise that would call Hartford home. A few important points: Although the UFL Commissioner, Michael Huyghue, reported to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King that the Hartford team would play at Rentschler Field, the operators of the stadium have not been involved in […]