The NFL has revealed that the New Orleans Saints maintained a bounty pool to award players for delivering game-ending injuries to the opposition. Franchises and fans are waiting to see what the penalty will be, and what kind of message it sends the league.
Controversy is brewing in the NFL. It centers on a former defensive coordinator who offered his players "bounties" for hurting opponents. The coach, Greg Williams, has worked for the New Orleans Saints and St. Louis Rams. He was expected to meet with NFL officials on Monday. The scandal is sparking outrage from players and fans alike.
Several Redskins players spoke out over the weekend about former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and his alleged bounty system, which rewarded players with cash bonuses for deliberately injuring opposing players.
The National Hockey League wants to broaden its reach, particularly to African American students. So the NHL is joining forces with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to offer scholarships to students in hockey programs to attend public historic black colleges and universities. Host Michel Martin talks with Johnny C. Taylor Jr., head of the fund.
Baseball's spring training used to be taken as a sign of spring, but it sounds more like ka-ching these days. Host Scott Simon speaks with Jim Bouton, author of Ball Four and former pitcher for the New York Yankees, about spring training past and present.
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