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John McCain Introduces Bill That Would Ban Sports TV Blackouts
We can't speak to the chances of McCain's bill passing. We can only say that we very much want to live in a world where teams that play in publicly funded stadiums are no longer allowed to black out home games that don't sell out.

Are Modern Football Helmets Any Safer than Old-School Leather Ones? | Surprising Science
Recent testing shows that, contrary to prior findings, new plastic helmets reduce the risk of concussions by 45 to 96 percent.

Holy Hell, This Is How Football Helmets Are Concussion Safety-Tested
In a new study published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery, a group of scientists proved, seemingly, that modern football helmets are better than old leather ones. Thanks, guys. What is more notable, however, is that this batshit crazy device is how the data was gathered.

Chicago Bears: Bears getting new look at quarterback Matt Blanchard with helmet camera -
The Chicago Bears mounted a small camera on the left side of Matt Blanchard's helmet during rookie minicamp. It's an experiment to see if it is worthwhile for coaches and players to study what the quarterback sees as the play develops.

Tim Tebow blackballed by NFL teams because of cult-like following, media frenzy - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: Though Tebow's not to blame, clubs apparently feel the QB's not worth the accompanying circus.

2013 NFL Free Agency: Aaron Curry officially a Giant - Big Blue View
Moments ago free agent linebacker Aaron Curry announced on his Twitter account that he is officially a New York Giant.

Amy Trask resigns as Raiders Chief Executive - Silver And Black Pride
In a stunning move today, Raiders Chiefs Executive Amy Trask has officially resigned from her post.

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