Just when it seemed like the Deflategate controversy was nearly settled, ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham reopened the case to explore its possible ties to Spygate. They join Bill Littlefield to discuss the larger implications of the ongoing tension between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the New England Patriots.
Despite the many recent issues that the NFL has faced both on and off the field, football remains as popular as ever. Bill Littlefield examines why.
A U.S. district judge threw out New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his alleged role in deflating footballs. Sports attorney Alan Milstein joins Bill Littlefield to talk about what the decision means for the relationship between pro athletes and leagues.
On Thursday, a federal judge ruled against the NFL in the “Deflategate” case, nullifying the four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The reaction on Twitter from NFL analysts, Pats fans and even some New England politicians was swift.
This week, the NFL upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in the Deflategate saga. As the league and its players union prepare for a court battle, guest host Doug Tribou speaks with employee rights expert Lewis Maltby about how this situation might have played out if Tom Brady delivered pizza for a living.
Why is America abuzz with the NFL’s Deflate-Gate news when three other major sports are in full swing? Bill Littlefield offers one theory…
How did NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decide on the Deflate-Gate punishments for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots? The Only A Game Players offer their entirely fictional (and allegedly funny) guess.
“The Patriots vs. the NFL vs. the NFL’s overwrought self-regard is a drama especially depleted in lovable protagonists,” writes Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay. Gay joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the Wells Report, the Patriots’ response to the Wells Report and all the latest Deflate-Gate news.
Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, president of Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was recently appointed the National Football League’s chief medical adviser. Bill Littlefield looks at the implications of the move.
The former New England Patriots tight end will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole.