Weekend Hot Reads....
ESPN.com's Fainaru & Barr in an OTL report write, "For years, Dr. Elliot Pellman has been a central figure in the NFL's concussion crisis." Pellman, who "remains employed by the league, served as Paul Tagliabue's personal physician for nearly a decade."
The N.Y. TIMES' Barry Bearak profiles jockey Russell Baze in a sports section cover story that spans six pages of today's paper. Baze, a 55-year-old veteran of more than 50,000 races, is the "ironman of thoroughbred racing -- Lou Gehrig on a saddle."
- A column "In Defense Of Football" suggests critics exaggerate the risks.
- Sports TV business "now belongs" to companies behind Fox, NBC, ESPN.
- Ravens' player development head on helping players avoid bad decisions.
- Jersey City's FedExCup return offers a "second chance for first impression."
- Coyotes purchase marks the end of "an arduous quest" over four years.