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Jan 21

The Blitz Weekend Edition 1/21/17

Concussion Discussion:

In the NHL


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s position on concussions:
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In the NFL


While Orr’s retirement is due to a neck injury rather than concussion, it does show how quickly injuries can take their toll in the NFL, and also perhaps that younger players are becoming more aware.

In the NCAA

Raiders to Las Vegas?

Daniel Roberts explains the business of the move.

NFL Sidelines:


Mike Florio notes that if this is an attempt to dodge media, it might backfire, since Patriots media will be in Houston all week, whereas many others will be arriving later.

NFLPA files motions to transfer venue and stay proceedings in Lane Johnson case


Jason Pierre-Paul privacy suit developments

NCAA Notebook:

The Scoop on Sports Betting:

In DFS News

This & That:


Canadians want to watch American Super Bowl ads. NFL & Canadian advertisers say, “No.”