The Blitz 11/9/16

Drew Brees & Others Speak Out:

Saints’ veterans Brees, Strief say growing mistrust is hurting NFL popularity via Mike Triplett at ESPN

How the NFL Could Reverse Its TV Viewership Decline via Scott Rosner at Wharton – U. Penn.


The X’s and O’s of brain injury and youth football via Ralph Nader & Kenneth Reid at Chicago Tribune

Ohio stem cell procedure offering hope to NFL players with multiple concussions via Suzanne Stratford at Fox8 Cleveland

Other NFL News:

San Diego voters overwhelmingly reject Chargers stadium plan via Brent Schrotenboer at USA Today

Kaela Carpenter’s derogatory comments about Richard Sherman shouldn’t be excused as a defense of her husband via Harry Lyles Jr. at SB Nation

Marijuana and Sports:

States are getting ahead of NFL on marijuana via Paul Woody at


Sports Betting:

This and That:

How A Clinton Or Trump Presidency Could Impact MLB Expansion, Anti-Trust Status via Maury Brown at Forbes

Analysis: USADA Arbitration Panel Suspends UFC’s Jon Jones One Year via Jason Cruz at The White Bronco

Man Impersonates Athlete on Snapchat in Order to Obtain Nude Photos of Women via Matthew Lane at Kingsport TimesNews

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