Legal Ramifications Of Antonio Brown’s Growing Dispute With Raiders (SI) The increasingly bizarre saga of Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown—who the Raiders intend to suspend after a heated argument with general manager Mike Mayock—leads to a less often invoked different portion of the CBA.
Americans’ Views Of The Economy Are Partisan, But They’re Not Immune To Bad News (538) In total, 88 percent of Republicans used a positive adjective for the state of the economy, while only 39 percent of Democrats did the same.
Antonio Brown Finally Got Guaranteed Money. A Suspension Might Cost Him All Of It. (The Ringer) The mercurial wideout is reportedly facing team discipline after threatening Oakland Raiders GM Mike Mayock.
Jemele Hill’s Call For Black Athletes To Leave ‘White’ Colleges Draws Charges Of ‘Pro-Segregation’ And Racism (Fox News) Critics on Twitter called the piece “pro-segregation” and “racist” and pointed to the fact that Hill graduated from Michigan State University, which is not an HBCU.
When The Quarterback Earns A Degree And Switches Colleges (New York Times) About a dozen Power Five teams, including powers like Oklahoma and Louisiana State, are rolling with graduate transfers at quarterback. It might be the new normal for college football.
The Time Netflix Considered Selling Itself To Amazon For Peanuts (Wall Street Journal) In 1998, Netflix’s co-founders made a trip to Seattle that could have changed the world as we know it.
If Vegas Predicts Your NFL Team For Six Wins, You May Be In Luck (538) While Vegas overall does a good job identifying good and bad teams, it turns out that at the lower end of the range of projected wins, Vegas predictions don’t seem particularly well calibrated.
American Airlines Mechanic Charged With Sabotaging An Aircraft (CNBC) The mechanic told law enforcement that he was upset about stalled contract talks with the airline, according to an affidavit filed in federal court.
Buffalo Wild Wings, MGM Partner On Sports Betting (ESPN) MGM Resorts International and its sports betting venture Roar Digital announced a multiyear deal with national sports bar Buffalo Wild Wings on Thursday.
Sony Pictures Chief On Spider-Man Split: ‘For The Moment The Door Is Closed’ (Variety) Fans holding out hope that Spider-Man might be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be disappointed to hear that “for the moment the door is closed,” according to Sony Pictures chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra.
Nick Saban Says His Wife Made Him Pay The Price For Dropping F-bombs On Officials (Yahoo! Sports) “Ms. Terry made me run on the treadmill for 20 minutes,” Saban said.