Tag Archives: Status

Reggie Bush not practicing Thursday; fantasy status iffy for Week 8

Reggie Bush isn’t practicing on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications. Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush is not practicing with the team on Thursday, according to Tim Twentyman of the team website. Bush is dealing with an ankle injury and his status is a downgrade from Wednesday, when he was a limited participant in practice. Unfortunately, it looks like ...

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Ronnie Brown signs with Chargers, gains fantasy status

The Chargers have re-signed a familiar face in the wake of injury troubles in the backfield. We break down the fantasy implications. San Diego Chargers running back Ronnie Brown re-signed with the team on Tuesday, according to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego. Brown appeared in all 16 games for the Chargers last season and rushed for 157 yards and one ...

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The NFL Doesn’t Need Tax Exempt Status

The question about the National Football League’s nonprofit status is about far more than the NFL and sports leagues. Fundamentally, this is a debate about the tax code and what kind of relationship taxpayers want with the federal government. First, some context: Few Americans realize that every year Congress sets aside nearly $ 1 trillion for what are called tax ...

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Don’t Strip Away the NFL’s Tax Exempt Status

Every dollar of income that is earned in the National Football League – from game tickets, television rights fees, jersey sales and national sponsorships – is subject to tax. None of this income is shielded in a tax-exempt entity. Instead, the NFL’s 32 clubs pay tax on all of these revenues. Claims that the NFL is using a tax exemption ...

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