Quote of the Day

"We have a superior knowledge about this event that other cities may not."
-- Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee Exec Dir Jay Cicero, on plans to bid on the ’18 Super Bowl. Sunday's game will mark the 10th Super Bowl played in New Orleans. (NOLA.com, 1/28)
Tuesday January 29, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 97 Print This Issue

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  • Health & Human Services

    Foxworth says the NFLPA chose to give the $100M to the program over other uses

    The NFLPA is funding a 10-year, $100M research project at Harvard Medical School "to reduce the impact of on-the-field injuries and improve the long-term health of players," according to Ron Winslow of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The effort comes amid "growing concern about the risk of brain injuries in football, but the scope extends well beyond concussions to bone and joint injury, heart disease, depression and chronic pain that affect many players long after their careers are over." The $100M comes from "money paid to the NFLPA by the NFL" under the recent CBA. NFLPA Exec Committee President Domonique Foxworth said, "It is money that could go to benefits and salary, but (the association) opted to put it toward health and safety benefits for ...

  • Hold That Thought

    MLB's revenue-sharing concerns may impact Dodgers, TWC deal.

  • View From The Top

    Congress blasts NFLPA's failure to implement HGH testing.

  • Meeting Of The Minds

    Sources: NBPA to hold elections for vacant positions during All-Star Weekend.

  • Patience Is A Virtue

    Colin Kaepernick, Joe Flacco defer talks about new sponsorships until after Super Bowl.

  • Timing Is Everything

    Super Bowl ticket prices trending down on secondary market.

  • The Red Green Show

    ManU boasts a sponsor roster many teams would envy, with more than 30 companies.

  • Transition Game

    MLS Galaxy, DC United reorganize front offices.

  • A Celebration's In Store

    The NBA will launch its largest celebration yet for the Chinese New Year.

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