The NBA capitulated. Good to see that the NFL decided not to. Now let’s see if the administration ramps up any examination of the ongoing head injury issue which has dogged the league over the past 2 years.
“No private organization, including major sports leagues, should be pressured by the Obama Administration into doing their dirty work and promoting the President’s health care law to the American people,” said Scalise in a press release from his office. He noted that sports fans in his state are expected to see a 56% health insurance premium increase and added that “[i]t would be a slap in the face to those fans if their sports teams were inappropriately pressured by the Obama Administration to do their dirty work by promoting the President’s health care law.”