It is easy to dismiss the decision as the conclusion of an overreported story that relates to an over-reported league, but Deflategate and the facts surrounding the case provide unique insight into the tensions that exist between the NFL’s commissioner, owners, the players’ union, players, and fans.
Zachary J. LaFleur,
National Football League Management Council v. National Football League Players Association: Deflategate Reviewed, 66 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 639 (2015)
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