footballs repeat: a three month investigation of underinflated footballs that were used in New England’s 45 7 AFC title game puncture of the Indianapolis Colts, the NFL found that two Patriots equipment and locker room assistants broke the rules and, "more probable than not," Brady was "generally aware" of the skulduggery. It sounds similar to the arguments we all had playing street football as kids, which were typically resolved after a couple minutes of finger pointing with the acknowledgment that, "This is a waste of time. Let’s play." Get lawyers involved and it’s about billable hours. Now Brady has a lawyer, too, and Jeffrey Kessler, a labor law and antitrust expert, has logged notable victories
over the NFL. He got Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson’s indefinite suspension overturned. This thing is going to be a slow leak, another lengthy appeal of misconduct hanging over the NFL. The four game suspension is harsh given that it’s the same penalty for a player caught using
The Best Type of Mouth Guard to Use for Youth Athletics Mouth guards are an essential piece of safety equipment for many types of children’s athletics, specifically those with a greater chance of mouth trauma, such as football or basketball. When your child participates in an athletic activity without wearing a mouth guard, his risk of injury is 1.6 to 1.9 times greater than if he’s wearing a proper fitting mouth guard, according to the American Dental Association. When it comes to finding the best mouth guard for your child, you’ll find a variety from which to choose. Custom Made Mouth Guards Custom made mouth guards are made by your child’s dentist to specifically fit your child’s teeth. Before making the mouth guard, your child’s dentist will likely
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