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  1. Napoleon Harris to run for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s open Congress seat...

    Former NFL linebacker Napoleon Harris is running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  2. Clarifying 'Madden's' concussion rule

    Jon Robinson

    A few weeks ago, EA Sports created a stir when president Peter Moore mentioned at the World Congress of Sports conference that "Madden NFL 12" was changing the way concussions would be handled in the game, and that from now on, a player who suffers a...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  3. Jay Riemersma, another former athlete, runs for office

    LZ Granderson

    Jay Riemersma isn't the first candidate to remind voters that he's a former pro athlete. Figuring out how much a political career is about an individual and how much is about the people he represents is tough enough without that distraction.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2010
  4. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asks Congress for help on anti-dop...

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asked Congress on Tuesday to intervene with drug program legislation and found at least one powerful ally.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  5. Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen Kevin and Pat Williams found ...

    T.J. Quinn

    Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen Kevin and Pat Williams found a loophole in the NFL's drug policy and wriggled their case through it all the way to Congress.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  6. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to seek change in labor law

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell plans to ask Congress for legislation that would protect collective bargaining agreements from state law challenges, like the one that led to blocking of the suspensions of two players who used banned substances.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2009
  7. Roger Goodell to testify to Congress on Minnesota Vikings bans

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is returning to Capitol Hill next week, this time to testify about the case of two professional football players whose suspensions for violating the league's anti-doping policy were blocked by the courts.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2009
  8. Congress to review blocked doping suspensions of Minnesota Viking...

    Congress plans to conduct a hearing next month on two professional football players whose suspensions were blocked by a federal appeals court.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2009