Athlete Development


  • The NFL's Outside Counsel gives a rundown of the status of negotiations with the NFLPA. Whether you agree with the League's positions or not, this is a fantastic read for those who are interested in labor law. [Transcript of Bob Batterman interview with AP]

Human Relations

  • An incredible story about Pittsburgh Steelers star safety, Troy Polamalu, who talks about the pilgrimage he made to Mount Athos, a Greek Orthodox spiritual center in Greece. [A Defensive Anchor Walks a Spiritual Path]
  • Magic first offered Eagles' long snapper Jon Dorenbos a refuge from a troubled childhood. Now it's his calling card, allowing him not only to entertain but to help others. [His trick plays are off the field]