Ed Garvey, who served as the union's first executive director, passed away Wednesday at the age of 76. Here are the NFLPA's statements on one of the pioneering figures in our 60-year history.
Leading Scientists, Entrepreneurs and Pro Athletes Headline "The Rise of the Quantified Athlete" Forum at Harvard University
Harvard Innovation Labs, together with Sports Innovation Lab and the OneTeam Collective business accelerator, will explore the future of sports technology in a series of panels at the Rise of the Quantified Athlete Forum on Friday, February 17 at the Harvard Innovation Labs on the campus of Harvard University.
The NFL Players Association has become aware of a letter circulated by team owners that suggests the pending legislation targeting the workers’ compensation of Illinois professional athletes is “no big deal.” First, and foremost, if it wasn’t a big deal, there would hardly be the need for new legislation that only targets professional athletes.
Eddie McGee had figured his NFL career would last a bit longer than two seasons. So when the New York Jets cut the wide receiver in December 2012, he found himself contemplating life after football much sooner than he had hoped.
After being thrust to the forefront, Karl Mecklenburg was a key figure in the 1987 strike
NFL players from across the league have embraced the seasonal spirit of giving by making a positive impact on their hometowns and team cities during the holidays.