Roger Goodell: NFL was wrong for not listening to players earlier

At the end of a long, tumultuous week for our country -- one that was both heart-breaking and heart-warming -- the NFL has formally joined the conversation. "We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of Black people. We, the National Football...

Kansas (finally) settles with David Beaty

Now that it's all over, we can definitively say they should have just paid the guy. Five hundred sixty days after he coached his final game for the Jayhawks, Kansas has finally agreed to pay David Beaty his buyout. “Despite the settlement, the University maintains that...

Utah suspends Morgan Scalley for using racial slur in 2013 text

Utah has suspended defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley after it emerged earlier this week that he used a racial slur in a 2013 text message. The content of the text was not revealed, though it won't be difficult to infer upon reading the following statements. Here is...

NAIA sets return-to-play schedule for football, shortens 2020 season

The NAIA on Friday unveiled its return-to-play schedule for the 2020 season. The NAIA's Council of Presidents (COP) executive committee -- after consulting with health professionals, trainers, coaches and ADs -- released a number of new protocols. (The group is chaired by Saint Francis president...

An NFL player’s plan to diversify the league’s coaching ranks

In my previous job before this one I worked for the National Football Foundation. Part of those duties were to assist with the annual NFF Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. If you're not familiar, the Dinner is a black-tie affair on the...

A helmet maker has introduced a Splash Shield for facemasks

Schutt, one of the industry's largest helmet makers, has introduced a Spash Shield face guard for the inside of football facemasks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Back in May, the NFL shared that they were working on a helmet face guard that may...

Mark Emmert: College football season could be shortened, some schools may not play

NCAA president Mark Emmert told Congressional leaders that the upcoming college football season could be shortened and some schools may not play. Emmert participated in a call Wednesday alongside commissioners of the NFL, NHL, PGA and NASCAR, which served to update the White House's re-opening...

Friday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: So many coaches can relate to this from the quarantine https://twitter.com/Cover_1_/status/1268902086483283970?s=20 This is wild https://twitter.com/JanFredrikD/status/1268270255509512193?s=20 Good stuff https://twitter.com/geoffschwartz/status/1268681766908432387?s=20 Hm.... https://twitter.com/John_N_Friedman/status/1268883305296003072?s=20 Saban talking Power RPO https://twitter.com/SpreadOffense/status/1268874126413963267?s=20 What!?!? https://twitter.com/RexChapman/status/1268912616744853505 The quote of the day https://twitter.com/CoachMotto/status/1268681451022712833?s=20

Some of the NFL’s most recognizable figures send powerful video message aimed at NFL: “We will not be silenced”

With racial tensions at a historic level following the unnecessary death of George Floyd, a handful of black NFL players have come together with a video message aimed at the NFL. Some of the league's most recognizable players including Michael Thomas, Patrick Mahomes, Ezekiel Elliott,...