WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately. The letter was signed by 15 Native American advocates and obtained by The Associated […]

Adding to the performative responses by national brands, the sports league's decision feels as hollow as the rest of them.

Roger Goodell would like to see Colin Kaepernick back in the NFL this season. The NFL commissioner said during ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special on Monday that he is encouraging teams to sign the 32-year old quarterback, who hasn’t played the past three seasons. Kaepernick was with the San Francisco 49ers in 2016 when he kneeled […]

Just because you have some coins does not mean your quarantine will go smoother. One athlete had a pretty rough weekend and is now facing some very serious legal problems. As spotted on TMZ Cody Latimer was arrested last weekend after he was accused of putting hands and feet on someone. According to the celebrity news […]

The NFL is amending the Rooney Rule to require more interviews of minority candidates for head coaching and coordinator positions, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Reacting to a lack of diversity progress in hirings for those jobs, the league will require teams to interview at least two minority candidates from […]


The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined procedures for the April 23-25 draft. The guidelines include no group gatherings. RELATED: NFL Star Jameis Winston Ties The […]


Tom Brady, J.J. Watt and Adrian Peterson are among eight unanimous selections to the 2010s NFL All-Decade Team announced Monday by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also chosen on every ballot of the 48-member Hall of Fame selection committee are Von Miller, Aaron Donald, Joe Thomas, Marshal Yanda and Justin Tucker. […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — Bobby Mitchell, the speedy Hall of Famer who became the Washington Washington Football Team's first black player, has died. He was 84. Mitchell split his career with the Cleveland Browns and Washington Football Team and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983. The Hall of Fame said Sunday […]


The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Smith signed Wednesday with Dallas. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal […]

NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for next season. During a conference call to discuss league business after the annual meetings were canceled due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the owners also awarded one of those extra games to CBS and one to NBC. Three-fourths of […]


Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Amazon. According to Sports Illustrated, in the complaint, the NFL’s Most Valuable Player says the retailer is selling unlicensed merchandise using his likeness and registered trademarks. Some of the products being offered feature lines such as “Lamarvelous,” “Action Jackson” and “Not bad for a running […]


Years ago, Myron Rolle gave up football for a career in medicine. Now, he’s using his expertise to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The former Rhodes Scholar and Tennessee Titans safety is now a doctor and third-year neurosurgery resident in Boston on the front lines at Massachusetts General Hospital. “I went down to the emergency department, and as […]