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Ted Wells

Exxon's Attorney for AG Probe, Has NFL Concussion Cover-Up and Big Tobacco Roots

Steve Horn | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogTed Wells, an attorney hired by ExxonMobil to represent the company against accusations it lied about the climate risks of...

Not So Fast, NFL - Judge Berman Tosses Brady's Deflate Gate Suspension

Michael Lazar | Posted 09.11.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Following a seven month debacle that has made the NFL nearly the laughing stock in professional sports, Judge Berman issued his ruling , tossing Tom Brady's four-game suspension for Deflate Gate and setting up the likely NFL appeal.

The End of Deflategate

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 06.15.2016 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

All football fans are sick of hearing about "Deflategate." Most made up their minds long before they heard any of the facts disclosed in the report drafted by attorney Ted Wells for the NFL. Few bothered to read either his analysis or the response issued by Patriots attorney Dan Goldberg.

How Does Tom Brady Respond?

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.08.2016 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

When the sharks of the sports writing world smell blood, they pounce. That is especially an inviting opportunity when the bleeding comes from one of the icons of sport who plays for a club that always seems to win.

Understanding the Deflate-gate Report

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.07.2016 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

We can understand the Wells Report better by comparing it to a criminal indictment. Admittedly, no one is going to jail -- at least that has not been suggested yet -- but the implications that will be drawn from the report will create a stain on #12 and his team.

When Men Were Men

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 04.17.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

After the Rich Incognito scandal, you couldn't even harass gay football teammates! What are we becoming? We are becoming a more mature nation that recognizes the value that every man and woman brings to society whatever their race and sexual orientation.

NFL Report Concludes Dolphins Players Bullied Teammates

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2014 | Sports

Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito, along with two other lineman, bullied teammate Jonathan Martin, according to a report released by l...