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Sports Word of the Week! DEFENSELESS PLAYER

Written on October 5, 2015 at 1:41 pm, by

Defenseless Player (American Football) - A player who is especially vulnerable to injury because his physical position and focus of concentration is especially vulnerable to injury. Examples of defenseless players are: a....

Sports Word of the Week! FREE AGENT

Written on March 9, 2015 at 9:17 am, by

Free Agent (professional sports) - A professional athlete whose contract with his most recent team has expired; He can sign a new contract with any team that makes him an offer....

Sports Word of the Week! FRANCHISE TAG

Written on March 2, 2015 at 12:02 pm, by

Franchise or Tag (American Football, NFL) - Designating a player with a franchise tag which prevents him from becoming an unrestricted free agent.  The player is guaranteed a one-year contract with...

Congress urges NFL to remove draft picks from teams that do not “appropriately address” domestic violence

Written on February 25, 2015 at 2:23 pm, by

Tuesday, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (Democrat, Hawaii) and U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier (Democrat, California) sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the nation's most profitable sports league...

NFL teams focus on tackling free agency