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by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 30, 2019

Are Antonio Brown's Grievances Justified?

Four weeks into the season and the Antonio Brown saga shows no signs of slowing down. After an injury and a lengthy holdout over his helmet, Brown was released by the Oakland Raiders. Hours later, he...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 12, 2019

Antonio Brown Threatens to Quit Over PPE's

Antonio Brown was one of the big free-agent signings in the NFL offseason, but he seems to have only been trouble for the Oakland Raiders since the signing and he hasn’t even gotten on the...

by Press and Media | on Jul 12, 2018

NFLPA Files Grievance to Stop NFL Anthem Policy

The NFL Players Association is fighting back against the NFL's proposal to penalize players for kneeling during the National Anthem. Find out more from ESPN below.

by Guest Post | on May 24, 2018

NFLPA Statement on New Anthem Policy

The NFL chose to not consult the union in the development of this new “policy.” NFL players have shown their patriotism through their social activism, their community service, in support...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 02, 2017

Papa John's Blames NFL Protests for Declining Sales

This season the NFL has faced controversy from all sides of the political spectrum as players have been uniting together to kneel against police brutality and the recent attacks from Trump. Now noted...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 20, 2017

Now It's More Than Just a Game

Pence walked out, Trump is threatening to yank tax credits from one of our country's largest employers, Kaepernick is suing everyone and Fox Sports announced that they will no longer be...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2017

NFLPA: We Support Our Players Rights

Statement from Executive Director DeMaurice Smith: The peaceful demonstrations by some of our players have generated a wide array of responses.  Those opinions are protected speech and a...

by Brian Young | on Sep 12, 2017

ESPN Condones Crossing the Picket Line

After the second week of the 1987 NFL season, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) went on strike. The 24-day strike led the league to hire scab players to play for three weeks before the strike ended...

by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2017

NFLPA: Save Now to Fight Later

Training camp is finally here and we are just a few short weeks away from another great football season. As the new season is heating up, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has released a new video...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 12, 2017

Players Unions at Sports Gambling Table

With a few exceptions, betting on sports is illegal in the United States. In the near future, this may not be the case anymore. The tides of change may be headed in a new direction, one where your...

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