The expected next step in Antonio Brown’s saga is filing a labor grievance against the Patriots, his last employer. What will Brown’s arguments be (via the NFLPA), and what will the Patriots’ stance be?
RB Tyreek Hill has avoided NFL suspension despite accusations of child abuse and making a threatening remark to his fiancée. What convinced Roger Goodell to clear Hill of any wrongdoing? And why might this case not be entirely closed?
Former players and employees of the Alliance of American Football have filed a number of lawsuits days after the league announced that it was shutting down, for not providing advance notice and for blocking players from signing contracts with the Canadian Football League.
Robert Kraft’s legal team is now arguing that police illegally recorded inside the Florida day spa where the Patriots’ owner was caught engaging in sexual acts, and that the video should be excluded from the case. Where could the case go from here?
One of 25 men currently charged with soliciting prostitution at a day spa in a Florida strip mall involved in a sex trafficking ring, Patriots owner Robert Kraft—a first-time offender—could face community service and an educational program (but likely no jail time) if conviced.
If successful, Corey Liuget’s lawsuit could motivate trainers to change their business practices when working with NFL players and other professional athletes who are subject to comprehensive drug-testing policies.
Gareon Conley, the Raiders’ 2017 first-round pick, contends that reputation-damaging sexual assault accusations caused him to fall in the draft and lose lucrative endorsement deals. Could he prove damages based off the allegation after countersuing the accuser?
LeSean McCoy was accused of domestic violence, home invasion, child abuse, animal abuse and use of illegal steroids over Instagram. What are the next steps for law enforcement and the Bills running back?
Could the Lions cut ties with Matt Patricia? Could Patricia be sued or re-charged with a crime? SI's legal analyst explains what legal action likely took place back in 1996 and what legal action Patricia could potentially face now.
Through the grievance filed on behalf of Eric Reid, the NFLPA could argue that teams requiring players to stand for the national anthem would violate the CBA, as well as federal labor, antitrust and anti-discrimination laws.