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How the NFL Pulled Off Playing During the Pandemic

It took playing games on all seven days of the week, a wide receiver starting at quarterback, numerous schedule changes and constant revisions to health and safety protocols for the NFL to reach Week 17 on time. That’s a remarkable …

Former XFL Commissioner Sues Claiming Wrongful Termination

Former XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he was wrongfully fired by league owner Vince McMahon just before the professional football league shut its doors. The lawsuit, filed last week in Connecticut, alleges the commissioner received …

High School Concussion Lawsuit Filed by Former Illinois Quarterback

A former high school quarterback followed in the steps of one-time pro and college players Saturday by suing a sports governing body – in this case the Illinois High School Association – saying it didn’t do enough to protect him …

Ex-LSU Football Star Sues Over Insurance Policy

A former Louisiana State University football player is suing his ex-financial planner for allegedly obtaining an inadequate insurance policy meant to protect the athlete in the event of a career-ending injury during his final year of college football. Ciron Black, …

English Football (Soccer) Season Kicks Off with Help from Insurance Industry

English football (soccer) matches resumed at the beginning of August with Manchester United, last season’s Premier League champions, favored to repeat this season. Like its counterparts in the U.S. – major league baseball, the NFL, the NBA, etc. – professional …

North Carolina Football Player Sues UNC, NCAA Over Ineligibility

A former North Carolina football player has filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, seeking reinstatement after being declared permanently ineligible for academic misconduct. Defensive end Michael McAdoo is also seeking unspecified damages from the school and the …

Liberty International Sponsors UK Charity Soccer Match

The Teenage Cancer Trust and the Make a Wish Foundation have benefitted to the tune of £22,500 [$36,461] – £15,000 [$24,305] and £7,500 $12,152] respectively – following a charity football (soccer) match organized by Liberty International Underwriters, the Liberty Mutual …

NFL Players’ Agents Calling Insurance Plays as Lockout Looms

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Gary Brackett promises to be ready for the start of next season — whenever it is. He also wants to be smart in these uncertain times. Indianapolis’ 30-year-old defensive captain, like his NFL brethren, is preparing for …