FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Paul “Rocky” Rochester, a defensive lineman on the New York Jets’ Super Bowl-winning team in 1969, has died. He was 81. The team announced Rochester’s death on its website Tuesday, saying it happened last weekend but did not provide additional details. Rochester began his pro football career with the Dallas Texans in […]
A memo this Wednesday, from Commissioner Roger Goodell of the NFL, laid the foundation on how team facilities should reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Goodell sought the counsel of government officials concerning the planning of safety measures such as an infection response team and measures that include social distancing for the planning of reopening of […]
It is quite possible that soccer will eventually make it to the U.S. mainstream.
Soccer has an estimated 4 billion fans around the world, while American football doesn’t even crack the top 10 most popular sports worldwide. There are 234 international soccer teams (207 are recognized by FIFA), while there are only approximately 60 professional teams worldwide that play American football. The numbers are clear: soccer is the most […]
The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) confirmed players home addresses, cell phone numbers, email address, colleges, dates of birth and agent fees were part of the exposed data.
The NFL has been in the spotlight for many things lately, unfortunately, some of the attention has not been positive. unwanted attention regarding the National Anthem. Between the President, NFL owners and the players expressing their opinions on what anatomical positions a player should be during the playing of the national anthem the conversation has […]
The recent use by the Mirai Botnet of compromised video cameras to launch a DNS-based attack on Dyn, and the subsequent effects on Internet backbone performance has led defenders of critical infrastructure resources to reevaluate protective strategies. This is just as true for sports-related events that rely on high-availability multi-channel communications as it does for […]
The NFL Security Team recently got a facelift. Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief left in August to begin a stint as V.P. of Security for the NFL. Kathy Lainer served 26 years with distinction in one of the most high-profile positions in the U.S. Her leadership allowed the District to go relatively unscathed during the […]
One of the best examples of how personal brands can go awry is the Laremy Tunsil story. His projected salary was $20.4 million going into the 2016 NFL Draft with a estimated signing bonus of $13.1 million. But his Twitter account was hacked 30 minutes before the draft and a photo of a person (alleged […]