The New Age of North American Sports: Part I: The NFL

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Bill Maher, on his show Real Time with Bill Maher, recently said, in the immediate wake of TMZ releasing the Donald Sterling tapes, that TMZ, and by logical extension other sites like Deadspin, are more dangerous than the NSA. They have a longer reach than anyone is aware of, are more willing

An update on the Ray Rice / Goodell situation

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Yesterday, I wrote some strong words about Roger Goodell in the wake of the second Ray Rice video being released to the general public. I avoided over-writing so as to avoid writing something I may regret later, or something that would be out of line. However, having had a day

Quick Reaction: Ray Rice is out of the NFL and Baltimore

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The sweeping revelations about Ray Rice's assault against his then-fiancé now wife, as shown by the TMZ-released video this morning, have led to swift, decisive, and strong actions: the NFL changed his suspension from two games to indefinite, and the Ravens terminated his contract, absorbing a whopping $15M cap hit