Says it’s "absurd" to say there’s enough data to establish a link between playing football and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
Ryan's career record: 58-61
Says professional football coach Rex Ryan "won championships in New York. The AFC, I think, twice."
This claim should go straight to Row Zed
The Other 98%
"Last year (the U.S. women’s soccer team) generated $20 million more than the men’s team and were paid almost four times less."
This wasn't one of them
When mentioning Villanova’s buzzer-beating win in the national championships, Hillary Clinton said: "I love those come-from-behind victories."
Trump speeds past disclaimers
"NASCAR endorsed Trump"
— North Carolina
Hornung tells it; letter essentially confirms it
Says President John F. Kennedy released a star Green Bay Packer from military reserve duty so that he could play in the 1961 NFL Championship Game.
Transgender girls aren't boys
The "federal government is going after school districts, trying to force them to let boys shower with little girls."
Vegas oddsmakers favor Bulldogs
Alabama’s Crimson Tide will be the underdog in Saturday’s game against the Georgia Bulldogs, the first time in 72 consecutive games that Alabama has not been favored by oddsmakers to win.
Polls show public interest holds steady
Says history suggests sports will "quickly subsume a lot of the attention span of the country" in the presidential primary.
Falcons keep naming rights money
Buying the naming rights to the new Falcons stadium is the largest marketing deal in Mercedes-Benz history.
There was no runnerup
The runnerup to Caitlyn Jenner for ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award was "Army veteran Noah Galloway, who lost an arm and leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq."
Taxpayers have paid well over 50% for most NBA arenas built since 1999
A 50-50 public-private split for paying for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena would "be much better -- in terms of the portion of the public financing -- than most of the other arena projects done around the country."
"You can be an NFL player with murder charges and not be suspended."
This claim is KO'd
The projected revenue from the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight is "larger than the annual GDP of 29 different countries."
picking budget priorities
State lawmakers are spending taxpayer money for parking that billionaire Arthur Blank could build while paying some state employees so little they are on food stamps.
"Research performed by economists has shown no consistent, positive impact on jobs, income or tax revenues arising from stadiums or sports franchises."
— Rhode Island
Yes, but little practical effect expected
"In general, it appears" Wisconsin’s right to work bill would "likely apply to" the Green Bay Packers players and their union.
Take me out to the (publicly owned) ballpark
Thirty U.S. cities have Triple A baseball teams and "virtually everyone of them [is] playing in government owned ballparks."
Yes on university funding, but not so much toward arena
"Scott Walker to cut $300 million from universities, spend $500 million on a pro basketball stadium."
Evidence is lacking
The Super Bowl has "one of the highest levels of human sex trafficking activity of any event in the country."
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