Highlights from the NFLPA’s evisceration of league over deflate-gate

Yesterday I posted the NFLPA and Tom Brady’s “petition to vacate arbitration award” against the NFL, which is a legal-ish way of saying they want commissioner Roger Goodell to lift the four-game suspension he levied against the New England Patriots quarterback over deflate-gate. If you don’t know what deflate-gate is, you were probably looking for … Read more…

How dumb is it that there’s an NHL team in Glendale? This economist counted the ways

As you probably know by now, the Phoenix Coyotes are staying in Glendale, but they’ll be changing their name to the Arizona Coyotes to reflect the fact they aren’t in Phoenix. Now anyone with a modicum of common sense knows that this is a venture that is almost certain to fail, given how much money … Read more…

NHL substance abuse program

The particulars of the NHL and NHLPA joint substance abuse program have, as far as I can tell, been confidential until very recently. Court filings associated with a lawsuit against by the league by the family of late enforcer Derek Boogaard lifted the veil this month, however. What services are available when your favourite player develops a problem with drugs or alcohol? Read away.

Why yes this is a basketball on my head thank you for noticing

So these are patented now. If novelty headwear isn’t your thing, perhaps something for your hand? Want to know when there’s a new SportsDocuments post to read? Follow at Twitter.com/sportsdocuments or on Facebook here. Recent posts: *NHL concussion documents: League protocol, NHLPA consent form *Document: NHL concussion assessment tool *Great patent or greatest patent? Behold … Read more…