from Keeping Score:
From domestic violence by players off the field, to brain injuries on the field, the National Football League is facing serious challenges. Reuters Digital Editor Dan Colarusso and I discuss the depth of the NFL’s issues and explore which controversy is hurting ratings most. I also talk with former CBS Sports President Neal Pilson, who offers some solutions. It’s an all-football edition of our sports business podcast Keeping Score.
from Reuters News Now:
Ammon Bundy and his band of gun-toting protesters were cleared of federal conspiracy charges that stemmed from their role in the armed takeover of a wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year. It was stinging defeat for federal prosecutors and law enforcement in a trial the defendants sought to turn into a pulpit for airing their opposition to U.S. government control over millions of acres of public land in the West.