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Why Las Vegas Is Becoming A Better Bet for Pro Sports Teams

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.09.2016 | Sports

There was once a time when a pro sports franchise wouldn't dare think about making Las Vegas its home. Gambling, after all, is legal in the state of ...

LA Stories: Throwing in the Towels at Hollywood YMCA, Greenway's Social Entrepreneurship and "Touchdown Israel's" Peaceful Microcosmic Perspective

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

We're at the Hollywood YMCA. For a hundred years, this historic facility in the heart of Hollywood has been a workout and productive schmoozing place for people from legendary mobster Bugsy Siegel to modern-day Hollywood types, and families.

Patriots Rumble Past Dolphins In Blowout Victory

Michael Lazar | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports
Michael Lazar

Tom Brady was in top form yet again as he blew out the Miami Dolphins in signature style. Love him or hate him, it's hard to frown on the stats that h...

The 15 Most SMH Moments In ESPN’s Enormous NFL-Patriots Story

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.09.2015 | Sports

In an enormous exposé published by ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Tuesday, Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham trace over a decade's worth of allege...

Tom Brady Drenches Himself In Sarcasm While Cracking Deflategate Joke

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.02.2015 | Sports

Tom Brady can finally live a little. On Monday, he sat through one last court hearing in Manhattan to decide the fate of his Deflategate suspension la...

Sport and Society for Arete -- The Brady Bunch

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.31.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The success of the NFL derives in part from its mastery of the electronic media as the league is able to blanket that world at all times and places. There is no off-season for the NFL. On the rare occasion there can be drawbacks to this dominance. The last 72 hours is not what the media mavens at the NFL would call "a good run."

Sport and Society for Arete-Catching Up

Richard Crepeau | Posted 05.31.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

As I mentioned previously it seems as if there are always some bizarre or hilarious developments in the world of sport while I am out of touch. A few days ago I reported on my experiences watching hockey in Russia. Now I want to revisit what many of you will consider old news.

DeflateGate and "Complete Authority"

Chris Koras | Posted 05.16.2016 | Sports
Chris Koras

The very rules set in place to protect the league, its teams and its owners came back to bite the Patriots, but don't expect Robert Kraft to lead the charge in the overturning of the Commissioner's complete authority in these matters.

Robert Kraft Decides Not To Appeal 'Deflategate' Punishment

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.19.2015 | Sports

"At no time should the agenda of one team outweigh the collective good of the full 32."

Roger Goodell's Dilemma in Dealing With Tom Brady

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 05.11.2016 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

In some way this situation becomes an opportunity for Goodell to demonstrate that he is his own man by instituting a substantial suspension to Brady, at the risk of losing support and allegiance from the team owners whose focus, as always, is in protecting the NFL brand.

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.

Aaron Hernandez's Red Flag

Adam Galinsky | Posted 06.17.2015 | Crime
Adam Galinsky

How did jurors reach this conclusion? They heard hours of testimony from dozens of people. But one witnesses' testimony stood out. And, surprisingly, it wasn't from a witness who was even with Aaron Hernandez the night of the murder.

Lessons for Democrats From the National Football League

Darrell West | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Darrell West

One of the most successful sectors in American society bases its business model on the principles of redistribution from rich to poor, fair competition, and explicit regulation of personal and business conduct. That, of course, is the National Football League (NFL).

Have Mercy on the Men

Terry Lyons | Posted 03.31.2015 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Sadly, the world paid more attention to the pounds of pressure in a football rather than the much more important stories resulting from alleged acts of terrorism and murder.

Your Super Bowl XLIX Cheat Sheet: Fun Facts and More

Kelli Gail | Posted 03.30.2015 | Sports
Kelli Gail

On Sunday, Feb. 1, an actual football game will be played. With teams that have identical 14-4 records. A game that Las Vegas has declared about as even a match up as we've had in years, with a one-point spread.

Jordan Schultz

5 Super Bowl Storylines To Keep An Eye On | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.29.2015 | Sports

In American culture, the Super Bowl is more than just a game, and Super Bowl Sunday is more than just a cold winter's day. The game itself can sometim...

Patriots Owner Makes Game Special For Fan With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.21.2015 | Good News

Tom Brady had a great game trouncing the Colts on Sunday, but it was extra special for Cathy Nichols. Just days before Sunday's AFC Championship, t...

Brady Offers Patriots Owner A Virtual High Five

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 09.24.2014 | Sports

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft humorously made headlines on Sunday when he his high-five attempt was ignored by actor Mark Wahlberg. On Tuesd...

Will Someone Please Give Robert Kraft A High-Five?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.21.2014 | Sports

Mark Wahlberg is all out of high-fives, Mr. Kraft. Please let him rest. Amid the celebrations in Patriots owner Robert Kraft's box Sunday, there wa...

Putin's Stage

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 08.26.2013 | World
Joe Peyronnin

Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin loves being the center of attention. And his decision not to extradite fugitive Edward Snowden to the United States has now found him at the center of an East-West standoff.

Putin Denies Stealing Super Bowl Ring

Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

Nyet! A spokesman for Vladimir Putin has emphatically denied that the Russian president ever stole a Super Bowl ring from New England Patriots own...

Patriots Owner Claims Putin Stole Super Bowl Ring

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.15.2013 | Sports

Robert Kraft is a true Patriot. The owner of the New England Patriots claimed to have let Russian president Vladimir Putin get away with stealing his ...

WATCH: Did Rush Limbaugh Pick His Nose During The Super Bowl?

Posted 02.07.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh apparently knows how to find the best seats at the Super Bowl. He's just not very good at picking the best time to conduct his personal ...

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Their Expiring Contracts

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Despite the ongoing labor battles, it is a minor upset that Peyton Manning and Tom Brady do not have contract extensions by now as camps begin.

Jon Bon Jovi The Businessman

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jon Bon Jovi appeared early this morning on CNBC with Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots. Bon Jovi is many things, but according to an in...