Competitive integrity isn't measured in degrees. Players and teams have to compete under the same rules and conditions.
New England Patriots defensive back Brandon Browner went over the line when he said he would tell his teammates to try to hurt injured Seattle players.
An even playing field is at the heart of fair competition.
The NFL didn’t win popularity contests with this call. Certainly not with the players, who are expressing disbelief with the year-long banishment of Jonathan Vilma.
Many fans also view the punishment as too severe.
But were the penalties for the players the […]
Why is there a problem seeing the line that separates violence built into football, and violence that is not?