The League: Derede McAlpin

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/22/2011

More headaches expected for the NFL on concussion issues

The real new threat looming is the widening perception that football is unsafe at any speed. While safety was a priority bone of contention during labor negotiations, it is by no means certain that the issue has been resolved.

By Derede McAlpin  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, NFL Labor, Derede McAlpin

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 05/20/2011

When in litigation or lockout, franchises and athletes often fail to use peacetime wisely

While some players are finding alternative avenues to prepare for the NFL season, others are taking their downtime for granted, leading to a growing number of offseason arrests.

By Derede McAlpin  |  02:20 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Labor, Derede McAlpin

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Winning NFL labor dispute comes down to what matters most

Fans might hear tidbits about the NFL labor dispute in the media when one side puts the other in check with a favorable ruling by the court. But for the most part, fans have yet to hear what they want to hear, which is when the season will finally start.

By Derede McAlpin  |  06:30 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL labor, Derede McAlpin