NFL Network and NFL RedZone went dark on Dish in mid-June after the two sides failed to come to terms on a new contract. The NFL said at the time that it had “offered terms consistent with those in place with other distributors,” but noted, “Dish has not agreed.” Somehow, just as the first Sunday afternoon games of the 2020 NFL season were about to start, the two sides found common ground. … [Read more...] about NFL, Dish Strike New Carriage Contract After Nearly Three Months of Haggling
Still, Davis notes Slay’s presence and ability to shadow the opposing team’s top dog should give the Birds “a little bit of juice, a little bit of confidence.” Add in free agent Javon Hargrave up front collapsing the pocket with Fletcher Cox and Malik Jackson and the defense could make some strides. … [Read more...] about NFL On CBS Analyst Charles Davis Says Darius Slay Should Give Eagles ‘A Little Juice, A Little Confidence’ In Secondary
"Audiences were enamored with the 2016 election because Clinton was the first woman running in a major party, and Trump was such an improbable candidate. It was a built-in experience that can't really be replicated in 2020," Rosenstein said. "I think outside of the two debates on Thursday night, which are opposite NFL games, I don't see the election having much of an effect on the numbers this season." … [Read more...] about The NFL’s ratings problem is a distant memory
The NFL is so massive at this point that it’s essentially always engulfed in crisis no matter what it does. In the last few years, domestic violence, deflated footballs, culturally insensitive mascots, and player safety have threatened to derail any positive stories coming from what’s happening on the field. It’s the NFL: There’s always something. The big story to keep an eye on, I’d wager, is the widespread sexual harassment in the Washington Football Team organization — a story that still hasn’t quite caught widespread traction outside of the world of sports but absolutely has the potential to. (And very much should.) The NFL has an owner in Daniel Snyder who has fostered a dangerously sexist workplace environment, discouraged a thorough investigation of his organization, and reportedly tried to coerce one of the team’s cheerleaders to go to a hotel room with one of his friends and one of the team’s financial investors. And yet he … [Read more...] about The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?
“This is what we do. This is our job,” Lillard said. “And this is how we take care of our families. And this is my way of providing for communities and impacting my community. So to play the game I love, to resume the season, I guess it’s a risk I’m willing to take.” … [Read more...] about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Encourages Team To Sign Colin Kaepernick