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  1. The logic of Black Monday in the NFL

    Mark Kreidler

    Are there larger lessons to be drawn from the NFL's practice of devouring its own? Owners are insane, parity has fooled us all, and coaches sign on anyway. The logic of Black Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2012
  2. Roger Staubach from military veteran to NFL star

    Mark Kreidler

    Why did Roger Staubach fall to the 10th round in the NFL draft? He had a professional handicap. And it was immovable. He was military.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  3. Greg Schiano, Bucs right to play to end of game

    Mark Kreidler

    Greg Schiano, not Tom Coughlin, was right on Sunday in the dustup over the final Giants-Buccaneers snap. Play the clock to the zeroes. That's it. This is football. Play the damn game.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  4. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a spin through some of the day's headlines from around the NFC South. ESPN.com's Mark Kreidler writes that New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma was a scapegoat for the NFL. Vilma drew a season-long suspension for his role in the bount...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  5. Saints LB Jonathan Vilma becomes NFL scapegoat

    Mark Kreidler

    In the end, Jonathan Vilma is a prop. He's a tool being manipulated by a commissioner trying to make much larger points.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  6. NFL has to investigate Saints; allegations of eavesdropping a big...

    Mark Kreidler

    Of course the Saints would benefit from a system that allowed their GM to listen to opposing coaches. The NFL must investigate these allegations fully.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  7. Bill Parcells ought to jump at the challenge presented by the New...

    Mark Kreidler

    Ignore all those trumped-up reasons to say no. In the end, it will be easier for Bill Parcells to go marching back into the game than to turn down the chance to coach the Saints.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  8. NFL concussion issue explains Roger Goodell's harsh Saints punish...

    Mark Kreidler

    To understand why Roger Goodell reacted so harshly to the Saints, look at the scandal being played out under the specter of a much larger scandal. The concussion issue is pro football's elephant in the kitchen.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  9. Sacramento Kings fans, thank David Stern

    Mark Kreidler

    Because David Stern's vote counts more than the other votes, because Stern is the ultimate "first among equals" in the NBA, it bears at least passing note that it was he, in the end, who made Sacramento happen.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  10. Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos eternal search for better mechan...

    Mark Kreidler

    Step right up! You, too, can take a crack at fixing Tim Tebow's throwing motion. And why not? Everyone else under the sun has had a shot.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  11. Kevin Love's stomp not surprising in shortened NBA season

    Mark Kreidler

    Temper, in most cases, is likely to be short this NBA season. Kevin Love's case was obvious, but he isn't alone, and he won't be the last to lose it on the court during a compressed schedule.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2012
  12. Can Peyton Manning make a clean getaway from NFL?

    Mark Kreidler

    How will Peyton Manning exit? The most desperately difficult achievement in professional sports, once you get past the part of actually making it to the top in the first place, is the clean getaway.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  13. Full-time NFL officials? Yes, please

    Mark Kreidler

    The NFL going full-time with any officials, any at all, is a wonderful and necessary thing. It's an overdue thing. And any complications and concerns are dwarfed by the good that could result.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  14. Bud Selig's next big challenge is influencing Frank McCourt on ch...

    Mark Kreidler

    Sometime soon, somebody other than Frank McCourt is going to own the Dodgers. What's at stake? Bud Selig's legacy, for starters. And there might not be anything he can do about it.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  15. Bud Selig's attempted legacy of making MLB drug-free jeopardized ...

    Mark Kreidler

    Here's what we're learning from the Ryan Braun PED case: Neither MLB nor Bud Selig has moved beyond the drug issue, despite what the players and the commissioner say.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  16. Chris Paul trade veto indicates new NBA labor deal changed nothin...

    Mark Kreidler

    Whatever the owners tried to tell themselves, the players or the fans about the new labor agreement, the one thing it most assuredly does not is prevent the rich from getting richer.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011