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The Billion-Dollar Day
The Billion-Dollar Day
The craziest—and spendiest—day in the history of free agency is in the books. But the most unbelievable part? Bigger news is still ahead, with DeMarcus Ware, Chris Johnson, Jared Allen and other NFL stars still on the market
By Peter King
Behind the Face Mask
‘My Job Is Very, Very Different From Your Job’
‘My Job Is Very, Very Different From Your Job’
The Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito situation, coupled with Michael Sam’s announcement, has put the NFL locker room culture under a spotlight. An Eagle takes us inside his workplace to better understand it
Weekend Notes
Why Joe Didn’t Know
Why Joe Didn’t Know
A CEO-type coach like the Dolphins’ Joe Philbin trusts in institutions such as the player development program and leadership councils to handle locker-room and other off-field issues. NFL players will tell you that approach will fail if those institutions aren’t strong
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
How to Fix the Locker Room
Jason Avant: How to Fix the Locker Room
Football takes young men from the most diverse backgrounds, throws them together and expects harmony. But that can’t happen without a stronger hand, higher standards and better training on tolerance
On Further Review
There’s No Easy Answer
The Tuesday Mailbag
Opinions are wide-ranging on what needs to happen to assure another Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito situation won't reoccur. Readers weigh in, including one who believes the NFL should follow the example of another American institution
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The NFL’s Wake-Up Calls
The NFL’s Wake-Up Calls
The timing of Michael Sam’s announcement and—five days later—the release of the Ted Wells report made one thing crystal clear: It’s time to professionalize pro football. Plus, America’s new non-hero and more as NFL eyes shift to Indy
By Peter King
Open Field
The Fallout From The Ted Wells Investigation
The Fallout From The Ted Wells Investigation
The long-awaited report on the Dolphins' workplace environment is out. What was learned? It was more than just Richie Incognito harassing Jonathan Martin, punishment will be widespread and locker-room culture will never be the same
By Jenny Vrentas
Weekend Notes
Ted Wells Report: A Culture Gone Wrong
Ted Wells Report: A Culture Gone Wrong
The official report on the Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito case isn’t an indictment of the NFL locker room as a whole, but a case study in what can happen when it’s left to operate without restraints or mature leadership
By Greg A. Bedard
One on One With
Deconstructing Jonathan Martin
Deconstructing Jonathan Martin
With the recently leaked text messages between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin, and the pending release of the Ted Wells investigation into that scandal, Tony Dungy—who interviewed Martin—offers his insight on the sordid deal
By Peter King
Business of Football
The Stories of 2013, Off the Field
The Stories of 2013, Off the Field
From the concussion settlement to a high-profile murder, there was plenty for the league, front offices, agents and players to contend with beyond the gridiron
By Andrew Brandt