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NFLPA’s 2021 Demands include Guaranteed Contracts, Right to Protest and Use Cannabis
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All rise, and welcome to this sports court of public opinion we call Foul Play-by-Play – the podcast that provides play-by-play and color commentary on foul play in sports on and off the field, pitch, court, and ice. Headlines Headline 1: Dolphins First to Release Potential Penalties for Anthem Protests Since the Miami Dolphins are one of the first NFL teams to report to training camp, they were the first to put police brutality protest penalties in writing, as required...

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Sunday, 22 July 2018
NFLPA Challenges Anthem Policy; NFL Seeks Early End to Kaepernick Collusion Case
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At Foul Play-by-Play we provide play-by-play and color commentary of foul play in sports on and off the field, pitch, court and ice. Here are the headlines, cheats of the week and a trip back in time when foul play was fair game to John McGraw. Headlines NFLPA Files Grievance Against NFL Owners’ New National Anthem Policy The NFL Players’ Association filed a non-injury grievance challenging the NFL’s new national anthem policy, Tuesday. According to our comrade Al Neal of...

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Thursday, 12 July 2018
Getting LeBron James Back to Miami
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When it comes to LeBron James, nothing is off the table, no player untouchable, especially on the Miami Heat roster. We must rid ourselves of all assumptions. We can’t assume LeBron doesn’t want to play with Hassan Whiteside. We also can’t assume Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman isn’t willing to take on Whiteside’s massive contract spanning this year and next if he opts into his player option. Not too long ago general managers all over the league would have welcomed Whiteside,...

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Sunday, 01 July 2018
Every NBA fan’s reason for hope after the 2018 NBA Draft
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The NBA Draft is a night every NBA fan has reason for hope – or two reasons for hope – or three, or in the case of the Phoenix Suns and Philadelphia 76ers this year, four reasons for hope. Here are the reasons fans of every NBA team should have hope following the 2018 NBA Draft. Phoenix Suns Reason for hope: Starting lineup gets two potential upgrades The Suns got a lot better through the draft, and while they might...

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Sunday, 24 June 2018
Diving Deeper into a Possible Cheerleaders’ Union and Colangelo Resigns
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Each week here at Foul Play-by-Play we cover the law-related, sports stories, including the Colangelo scandal and diving deeper into a possible cheerleaders’ union. Here are your headlines, “Cheats of the Week,” “Historically Foul Play” and “Statistically Significant Foul Player” for the week ending June 10. Headlines Bryan Colangelo and Philadelphia 76ers Part Ways Bryan Colangelo resigned on Thursday as president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers after his wife admitted to using...

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Monday, 11 June 2018
Colangelo’s Twitter Scandal, NBA Sued for Negligence, and NFL Cheerleaders Sue, Again
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Each week here at Foul Play-by-Play we cover the week’s law-related, sports stories. So here are the cheats, cheap shots, and alleged criminals in sports for the week of May 28. Headlines Philadelphia 76ers Launch Investigation of Colangelo’s Alleged Twitter Usage The Philadelphia 76ers launched an independent investigation into the Twitter usage of president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo on Wednesday after a report by The Ringer cited circumstantial evidence indicating Colangelo allegedly using anonymous Twitter accounts to...

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Wednesday, 06 June 2018
Foul Play Sports Headlines and Cheats of the Week for May 11-17, 2018
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Each week here at Foul Play-by-Play we will review the week’s cheats, cheap shots and alleged criminals in sports for a weekly sports, talk radio show, eventually airing online and on GCNLive radio affiliates. Here are your top law-related sports headlines and Foul Play-by-Play Cheats of the Week for May 11-17, 2018. Foul Play Sports Headlines The Supreme Court Allows States to Determine Legality of Sports Betting The Supreme Court struck down the federal law prohibiting state-sponsored sports betting after almost...

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Friday, 18 May 2018
Supreme Court allows states to determine legalization of sports gambling
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The United States Supreme Court ruled to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) by a 6-3 vote. The 1992 law barred state-authorized sports gambling, with Nevada being the sole exception. The ruling allows states to determine whether they want to allow gambling on sports. While New Jersey expects to have sportsbooks open prior to the start of the NBA Finals, Delaware, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are all prepared to get into legal bookmaking....

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Monday, 14 May 2018
10 things we learned from every NBA Playoff Game 1
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The NBA Playoffs tipped off over the weekend, and the results of every Game 1 gives us a glimpse of what we can expect in the first round. Here’s what we learned from every NBA Playoff Game 1. 1. Even without Stephen Curry, the Warriors are too much for the Spurs If Klay Thompson keeps shooting like he did on Saturday, the Warriors won’t need Stephen Curry in the first round. He was 11-for-13 from the floor and hit five...

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Monday, 16 April 2018
Thibodeau should step down as Timberwolves head coach
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Tom Thibodeau is not the right coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves, or any NBA team given the state of the game, and it hurts me to write that. I don’t enjoy writing the “fire the coach/GM” letter. I hope no one does. Calling someone’s job performance into question publicly isn’t something I long to do. I’m not the current President. Firing people isn’t my thing. But when I feel a change is needed to improve the product for which I...

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Monday, 09 April 2018
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