Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon and six other former players accused the National Football League of ignoring the consequences of head injuries for decades to cater to fans’ appetites for on-field violence.Read More »
Lawyers and others, pictured here, head toward the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis. Two legal powerhouses squared off against each other Friday before a federal appeals court over whether the dispute between NFL team owners and players is a labor issue or an antitrust issue.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal by a group of American Indians who said the Washington Redskins’ nickname perpetuates racial stereotypes. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court’s rejection of the group’s challenge to the National ...
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The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a Minnesota federal judge’s decision last year that Michael Vick can keep about $16.2 million in bonus money even though he pleaded guilty to federal dog fighting charges and allegedly used ...Read More »
A former St. Louis Rams defensive tackle is suing the National Football League’s player retirement plan for failing to pay disability benefits and accusing the team of knowingly aggravating his kidney disease by giving him anti-inflammatory drugs. Gaylon M. Hyder, ...Read More »