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Aaron Hernandez Arrest Underscores NFL’s Growing Image Problem
June 27th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
When the Roman Empire fell, it imploded. The National Football League, the professional sports version of Rome, is headed for a similar fate if it doesn't act decisively to change a growing trend that has already done significant damage to other leagues. ***PHOTO1*** When New England tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged...

Memo to the NFL: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It
May 21st, 2013 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1***NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell inherited from his predecessors, Pete Rozelle and Paul Tagliabue, the most successful professional sports enterprise on the globe. In fact it could be argued that the NFL is one of the most successful businesses of any kind in the world. That makes Goodell's reported idea to move...

Week 16 NFL Pickem: What’s That About Meaningless Regular Season Games in the NFL?
December 21st, 2012 at 4:42 PM
It's the final two weeks of the regular season and it's time for playoff contenders to finalize their plans for the post season by nailing down their spots. Twelve of this week's 16 games feature teams who are either trying to lock up a playoff berth or are fighting for...

The NFL Officially Has a Problem
September 25th, 2012 at 9:14 AM
By now you've probably seen the replays of last night's debacle at the end of the Seattle Seahawks-Green Bay Packers game. Obviously, the officials missed the call and it affected the outcome of the game. What the long-term impact of that call will be remains to be seen. It's likely,...

Bob Kravitz, Dan Dakich Need to Take Off Partisan Blinders
September 4th, 2011 at 2:27 PM
In the interest of full disclosure, I'm a Buckeye, born and bred. My view on recent questions from the Indianapolis media about the Colts' hire of former Ohio State coach, Jim Tressel, however, has nothing to do with my being from the state just east of here. As soon as it...