What In The Football?!?!
May 27, 2010
Hosted by Dave Duerson
From New York/ New Jersey winning the location for the 2013 Super Bowl, to the internal feud between the Owners and Coaches of the Chicago Bears, to Michael Vick possibly being the lead man in Philly. Nothing got our attention this week in football, like the ruling handed down by the Supreme Court. Some people (Namely The NFL Owners) forget that The National Football League is an American Business, and must abide by all of the laws of the land. This past Tuesday, The Supreme Court informed The NFL that "they are not above The Anti-Trust Laws", and that they have to pay to play like every other American Business. In losing Needles vs The National Football League, The NFL Owners will have to pay TRIPLE DAMAGES, which is The Anti-Trust Law Penalty. This comes as a huge win to the active and retired players, as well as The Fans, as the ever looming threat of a lockout is clear and present. While the players see this as a win for free agency, we will still have to see what comes from this decision. The ripple affect reaches into all of the professional sports organizations across the country, and maybe across all Entertainment Fields, as well!
Double Time with Double D
Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Sports Channel
“Success Ends Where Satisfaction Begins, So NEVER BE SATISFIED!”
The show will focus upon the NFL and the game, but will dig deeper into what happens in the locker room, in the mind of the player, when they are away from the field, and after the game ends…what’s next? This will not be football 101!
We’ll do in-depth interviews with current players and past greats, and “where are they now” segments, focus upon discussions on “the hot topics” within “the game” at the moment, and we’ll take your live questions. We will not shy away from the tough questions!
We’ll also focus upon positive messages to kids and parents to never be satisfied!
Dave Duerson passed away February 17, 2011. His archives will remain on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.
Dave Duerson is CEO of DD Favor, a management consulting firm specializing in implementing new business and turnaround strategies for manufacturing operations. Prior to DD Favor, he was CEO of Duerson Foods, a meat production facility located in Wisconsin.
His first business venture was Fair Oaks Farms, which provided breakfast sausages to 1/3 of McDonald’s franchisees worldwide. 2002 revenues exceeded $63.5M. Duerson Foods went from a startup to $22.5M in 6 years.
David spent 11 seasons in The NFL, 7 with the Chicago Bears, winning Super Bowl XX. 1 in New York with the Giants, winning Super Bowl XXV, and 3 with the Phoenix Cardinals. He was voted All-Pro 4 times, 1986-1989 & named to 5 consecutive Pro Bowls; voted the 1987 NFL Man of the Year; and awarded the 1988 NFLPA Humanitarian of the Year. He is in the Indiana and Chicago Sports Hall of Fames, and has been nominated for inclusion into the NFL Hall of Fame.
David is the recipient of numerous distinguished honors. He received The Indiana Sagamore of the Wabash, and The Kentucky Colonel, the highest civilian honor in both states. He currently serves on the NFL Player Benefits Board of Trustees.
David is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BA in economics, and was a two-time Football All-American, Captain, MVP and Man of the Year. He also graduated Hamburger University of the McDonald's Corporation, and the Harvard Business School Owner/President Management Program (OPM).