At the beginning of March, the former Cowboys DT—facing an indefinite suspension from the NFL for violating the league's policy on substance abuse—announced that he was quitting football. Now that the league is discussing the marijuana policy, Irving feels a sense of redemption.
Wasn’t sports betting supposed to be easy money for NFL teams? A look at the many factors—two states, tribal lands and casinos, ‘integrity fees,’ and the dark, complicated history of legalized gambling in the South—the Carolina Panthers and the NFL’s richest owner are navigating in the quest for sports gambling revenue.
While the Panthers are indeed high on third-round rookie Will Grier, they have no intention of moving on from a healthy Cam Newton. That is, as long as he is—as they hope he will be—a healthy Cam Newton.