Quote of the Day

"It goes to show you, unfortunately, the way the NFL works and why we have to do the things we do."
-- NFLPA President Eric Winston, on the NFL’s statement which accused the union of spreading false rumors in the Ezekiel Elliott case. (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 8/17)
Thursday August 17, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 242 Print This Issue

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  • The Gloves Are Off

    Elliott formally submitted an appeal of his six-game suspension earlier this week

    A campaign to paint Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's accuser, Tiffany Thompson, in the "worst possible light has led to a rapid and unexpected escalation of words between the NFL" and the NFLPA, according to David Moore of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Elliott's camp is attempting to portray Thompson "as an unhinged ex out to ruin his career." The NFL yesterday issued a statement charging the NFLPA with an "orchestrated effort to spread derogatory information." The release from NFL Exec VP/Communications Joe Lockhart "called the tactics shameful." The union responded a short time later "charging that the NFL lied in its release and accused the league office of stooping to new lows." Before this verbal barrage, the league "confirmed that Harold ...

  • Laying The Foundation

    Turner Sports launching OTT service with UEFA Champions League/Europa League games.

  • Sharing Is Caring

    Hawks sign long-term deal with local health care provider that includes jersey patch.

  • A Call For Arms

    Michael Bennett looks for white players to join protest movement.

  • This Is The Real World

    Brogdon: Requests to stick to sports "extremely offensive."

  • On An Island?

    Prokhorov pressures Islanders to play at Nassau Coliseum in to protect his invest in the venue.

  • On The Right Track

    Twitter to offer in-car views from all 10 NASCAR playoff races.

  • I Need A Hero!

    Cal faces what one columnist calls maybe the "bleakest future" ever for a major athletic program.

  • Texas Roadhouse

    Cowboys' chances to host Draft helped by bathroom bill failure?

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