Jane McManus has covered New York sports since 1998 and began covering football just before Brett Favre's stint with the Jets. Her work has appeared in Newsday, USA Today, The Journal News and The New York Times. Follow Jane on Twitter.
In comparison to the other things that have hurt his reputation, setting up his girlfriend to take the fall for a potential DUI investigation is small potatoes. But it shows that Armstrong really doesn't care about turning a new leaf.
Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski were among the thousands who converged on Super Bowl media day Tuesday. Among the topics: gay players in the NFL, what they'll be doing on Super Bowl Sunday and how to get Kam Chancellor's attention.
She's a midlevel, nearly unknown attorney at the NFLPA. But Heather McPhee became a key witness in the Ray Rice appeal hearing, and her testimony almost single-handedly defeated the NFL and Roger Goodell.
In the aftermath of the Ray Rice incident, commissioner Roger Goodell vowed to make significant progress in the fight against violence by the Super Bowl. With the game looming, Jane McManus evaluates that progress.
On Thursday night in Baltimore, a group of 50 or so people showed up to watch a screening of a domestic violence short film that was dually presented by One Love, an advocacy group, and an unexpected host: the Baltimore Ravens.
Putting Josh McNary on the exempt list after he was charged, and the relative lack of protest, may show just how far the NFL and its fans have come on the issue of domestic violence and sexual assault.