Tag Archives: National Football League
- Seahawks’ Sherman says fantasy sports dehumanizes athletes
October 4, 2017
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says fantasy sports have conditioned people to dehumanize professional athletes, especially when they're lying injured on the field of play. Following the Seahawks’ victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, Sherman was quizzed during the postgame press conference about injuries incurred by two Seahawk...
- Seahawks’ Sherman: NFL injury reports “for gamblers, for Vegas”
September 21, 2017
A Commonwealth of Kentucky legislator wants to prepare his state for sports betting’s eventual legality, while an NFL defensive back wants the league to pull its hypocritical head out of its ass. Wednesday saw Kentucky state Sen. Julian Carroll file BR 155, which would exempt sports betting from the state’s...
- Young Americans prefer viewing eSports as NFL ratings tank
September 14, 2017
A new study says young American adults are spending far more time watching eSports online than traditional sports, while the new National Football League season’s TV ratings are tanking (again). Limelight Networks has released a white paper on the State of Online Video 2017, which showed US adults watch online...
- Pats owner’s casino ties expose NFL’s gambling hypocrisy
April 25, 2017
The National Football League’s disinterest in New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s stake in casino operator Caesars Entertainment is heaping fresh scorn on the league’s oft-criticized anti-gambling stance. On Monday, sportswriter Bart Hubbuch published a lengthy article on Deadspin detailing his failed efforts to publish a story in the New...
- 46% of Americans fear Vegas influence on pro sports teams
April 13, 2017
Nearly half of Americans believe professional sports leagues establishing teams in Las Vegas will result in players and referees betting on the outcome of games, according to a new poll. NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders relocation to Vegas last month in a move that was seen as another crack...
- Majority of NFL fans support overturning sports betting ban
April 6, 2017
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has launched a fresh attack upon the National Football League’s opposition to legal sports betting. On Wednesday, the AGA released the results of a national survey that showed the overwhelming majority of NFL fans support legal sports betting while just 17% oppose it. The Morning...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Kangwon Land casino paying problem gamblers to stay away
March 24, 2017