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Mar 30

The Blitz 3/30/17

⚖️Litigation Lane:

Joe Mixon


Jeanie Buss


Jeurys Familia


Baylor


Lane Johnson


Arkansas gun law


👮Crime Blotter:

Michael Irvin

Death threat against NCAA referee


Deiondre’ Hall


💡Concussion Discussion:


NFL Concussion Settlement is turning nasty


From what I can tell, many former players and their families will be left “out to dry” as well.


It won’t. While BAP is being presented as a benefit, it has the potential to backfire and be used against the players. Note: Those who opt out of BAP will receive a 10% deduction from their award.  Curious.

💉Painkiller Pandemonium:


🏈NFL Sidelines:

Raiders

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Dallas Cowboys owner and new Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Jones looks on prior to Super Bowl 51 between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX – FEBRUARY 05: Dallas Cowboys owner and new Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Jones looks on prior to Super Bowl 51 between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Reports: Jerry Jones Profits From Influencing Team Relocations, NFL Wanted Oakland To Evict A’s

Michael Hurley makes a good case for Jones as the driving force behind the Raiders’ relocation.


🏀NBA Dunks:


⚾️MLB Strikes:


📓NCAA Notebook

Amaterurism

Unfairness of the NCAA transfer rule.

Kevin Trahan delivers an outstanding piece of journalism as he tells the story of Johnnie Vassar.  I’ve included both the long and short versions; recommend the long one.

✊🏾Athlete Activism:

USA Hockey

Colin Kaepernick

Regardless of where you stand (or kneel) I hope you’ll take a few minutes to read this one!


🎲The Scoop on Sports Betting:


Great opportunity – and its free! (12:00-1:00 pm EDT)