Quote of the Day

"I don’t think it’s significant enough. I don’t believe the terms are favorable for the players. So much more can be done."
-- Dolphins S Michael Thomas, on why he split from the Players Coalition after the NFL announced plans to donate $89M to social causes. (MIAMI HERALD, 11/30)
Thursday November 30, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 58 Print This Issue

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  • Causes And Effect

    Malcolm Jenkins, as part of the Players Coalition, led negotiation with the league

    The NFL and a group of players have reached a deal to "partner on a plan to address social justice issues considered important to African-American communities," according to Trotter & Reid of ESPN.com. The "unprecedented agreement calls for the league to contribute" $89M over seven years to projects "dealing with criminal justice reform, law enforcement/community relations and education." Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins and former NFLer Anquan Boldin as part of the Players Coalition led the "roughly 40 players who have negotiated with the league office about demonstrations during the national anthem." The initiative "represents the NFL's largest contribution to a social issue, surpassing that of Salute to Service or Breast Cancer Awareness/Cru ...

  • In A Sentimental Mood

    Mara admits he misread how Giants fans would react to benching Eli.

  • Ford Explorer

    Inclusion of Detroit as MLS expansion finalist could show league's flexibility with venues.

  • A Storm Brewing

    The Hurricanes indicate other potential buyers have joined Chuck Greenberg in the bidding.

  • Maturation Process

    Fanatics Founder: Merchandise business has room for growth.

  • Tangled Up In Blue

    Kentucky is seeing more empty seats at Rupp Arena than usual early this season.

  • Take The Wheel

    Race Team Alliance wants full-time exec to oversee daily issues.

  • Taste Test

    MLB Giants part with AT&T Park concessionaire Centerplate.

  • Time To Play The Game

    Harvard-Yale football game to be played at Fenway Park in '18.

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