DeMaurice Smith

June 06, 2016 - 9:24 am
[caption id="attachment_90141" align="alignright" width="350"] NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith isn't a fan of Roger Goodell when it comes to Deflategate. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)[/caption] NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith said that while Roger Goodell had the the authority to sit as an arbitrator in Tom...
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May 23, 2016 - 12:44 pm
Both the NFLPA and Tom Brady's legal team have issued statements in the wake of their filing a petition for a rehearing of his suspension case against the NFL before the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York. NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith: "This Union has...
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2016 - 9:11 am
[caption id="attachment_108602" align="alignright" width="400"] NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith continued to blast Roger Goodell. (Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)[/caption] On the day the NFLPA and Tom Brady will once again appeal the quarterback's four-game suspension , the NFLPA continues to...
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Ryan Hannable
March 14, 2016 - 6:37 pm
[caption id="attachment_107004" align="alignright" width="400"] Roger Goodell could soon lose his discipline power with off field decisions. (Andy Marlin/USA Today Sports)[/caption] It may be too late for Tom Brady, but Roger Goodell could soon lose some of his discipline power. According to the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 04, 2015 - 12:46 pm
[caption id="attachment_94913" align="alignright" width="150"] Matthew Slater [/caption] FOXBORO -- Some eyebrows were raised this week when it was learned that the NFL and NFL Players Association were holding a mandatory conference call for players at noon Eastern Friday. Patriots player rep...
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Mike Petraglia
August 12, 2015 - 1:57 pm
[caption id="attachment_90141" align="alignright" width="350"] NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith feels Tom Brady had a 'productive' day in court Wednesday. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)[/caption] It may not be a victory but the head of the NFLPA feels good about Tom Brady 's day in U.S. District court. "It was...
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May 22, 2015 - 11:08 am
[caption id="attachment_90141" align="alignright" width="350"] NFLPA chief De Maurice Smith came out against the Wells Report Friday. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)[/caption] Speaking for the first time since the release of the Wells Report and the subsequent punishments meted out to the Patriots, NFLPA...
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March 16, 2015 - 7:45 am
[caption id="attachment_90141" align="alignright" width="350"] NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith won re-election on Sunday night. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)[/caption] NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith was re-elected to his post late Sunday evening. Smith,. who had been the players' leader since 2009...
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March 16, 2015 - 4:02 am
Welcome to Monday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: 76ers at Celtics , 7:30 p.m. (CSNNE) NBA: Cavaliers at Heat, 8 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Lakers at Warriors, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)...
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September 05, 2014 - 6:14 am
The NFL and the NFL Players Association are close to an agreement that would allow for HGH testing for the first time in the history of the league after three years of back-and-forth negotiations, according to an ESPN report. It appeared that the league would have testing in place in 2011 when a...
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