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  • NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies

    NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:32:12 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:29:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...

    With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL tries to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem but seems to muddle the issue even more.

    With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL tries to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem but seems to muddle the issue even more.

  • Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US

    Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:52:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:15:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to New York to discuss immigration policy, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to New York to discuss immigration policy, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem.
    President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem.
  • NFL awards Super Bowl to Arizona (2023), New Orleans (2024)

    NFL awards Super Bowl to Arizona (2023), New Orleans (2024)

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:13:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:42:53 GMT
    The NFL has awarded future Super Bowls to Arizona (2023) and New Orleans (2024).
    The NFL has awarded future Super Bowls to Arizona (2023) and New Orleans (2024).
  • NFL awards 2019 draft to Nashville, home of Tennessee Titans

    NFL awards 2019 draft to Nashville, home of Tennessee Titans

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:43:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:57:34 GMT
    The 2019 NFL draft will be held in Nashville, home of the Tennessee Titans.
    The 2019 NFL draft will be held in Nashville, home of the Tennessee Titans.
  • AP Explains: American football's niche following in Japan

    AP Explains: American football's niche following in Japan

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:23:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:58:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Nihon University's American football player Taisuke Miyagawa bows at a news conference Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. The Japanese college football player has apologized for intentionally injuring the quarterback of an oppo...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Nihon University's American football player Taisuke Miyagawa bows at a news conference Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. The Japanese college football player has apologized for intentionally injuring the quarterback of an oppo...
    AP Explains: American football with niche following in Japan.
    AP Explains: American football with niche following in Japan.
  • NFL to require all on-field players to stand for national anthem

    NFL to require all on-field players to stand for national anthem

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:33:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:19:56 GMT

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that players on the field who do not stand and "show respect" during the national anthem will be subject to discipline. 

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that players on the field who do not stand and "show respect" during the national anthem will be subject to discipline. 

  • NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

    NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:02:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:16:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, left, speaks as NFL commissioner Roger Goodall looks on during a news conference where he was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers at the NFL owners spring meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, left, speaks as NFL commissioner Roger Goodall looks on during a news conference where he was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers at the NFL owners spring meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    The NFL approves a new owner for the Carolina Panthers and passes several rule changes, but the league has yet to agree on what, if anything to do about national anthem protests.
    The NFL approves a new owner for the Carolina Panthers and passes several rule changes, but the league has yet to agree on what, if anything to do about national anthem protests.
  • Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

    Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:53:06 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:36:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Atlanta Falcons President, CEO and NFL competition committee member Rich McKay speaks about rule changes during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla....(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Atlanta Falcons President, CEO and NFL competition committee member Rich McKay speaks about rule changes during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla....
    The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection.
    The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection.
  • New Orleans expected to host Super Bowl LVIII

    New Orleans expected to host Super Bowl LVIII

    Report: New Orleans will host Super Bowl in 2024. (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)Report: New Orleans will host Super Bowl in 2024. (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)

    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl LVIII in 2024

    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl LVIII in 2024

  • AP sources: Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

    AP sources: Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:06:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:32:30 GMT
    People familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press hedge fund manager David Tepper has agreed to buy the Carolina Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson for a record $2.2 billion.
    People familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press hedge fund manager David Tepper has agreed to buy the Carolina Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson for a record $2.2 billion.
  • Ex-NFL player: Police fabricated evidence for gun charge

    Ex-NFL player: Police fabricated evidence for gun charge

    Thursday, May 10 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-05-10 13:22:12 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-05-11 12:05:59 GMT
    Former NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene has filed suit against a New Jersey town's police department and a county prosecutor's office, saying they knew a shooter had lied about Greene giving him a weapon but charged...
    Former NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene has filed suit against a New Jersey town's police department and a county prosecutor's office, saying they knew a shooter had lied about Greene giving him a weapon but charged him anyway.
  • Tessitore, Witten, McFarland, Salters on ESPN 'MNF' crew

    Tessitore, Witten, McFarland, Salters on ESPN 'MNF' crew

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:51:26 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-05-10 20:45:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo, SEC Network analyst Booger McFarland, right, broadcasts during Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Fla. Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL seas...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo, SEC Network analyst Booger McFarland, right, broadcasts during Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Fla. Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL seas...
    Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL season.
    Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL season.
  • Lions coach Matt Patricia denies 1996 assault allegation

    Lions coach Matt Patricia denies 1996 assault allegation

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-10 04:21:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-10 17:12:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia introduces first-round draft pick Frank Ragnow at the NFL football team's training facility in Allen Park, Mich. Patricia is maintaining his in...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia introduces first-round draft pick Frank Ragnow at the NFL football team's training facility in Allen Park, Mich. Patricia is maintaining his in...

    Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia is maintaining his innocence after a 1996 sexual assault allegation against him resurfaced in reports Wednesday night.

    Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia is maintaining his innocence after a 1996 sexual assault allegation against him resurfaced in reports Wednesday night.

  • NFL Draft: 'Mr. Irrelevant' is a badge of honor and the vacation is pretty sweet

    NFL Draft: 'Mr. Irrelevant' is a badge of honor and the vacation is pretty sweet

    Saturday, April 28 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-04-28 23:10:47 GMT

    Two-hundred-fifty-six men will be drafted into the NFL this week but only one of them will join one of the league’s most exclusive clubs.

    Two-hundred-fifty-six men will be drafted into the NFL this week but only one of them will join one of the league’s most exclusive clubs.

  • Packers player arrested for explosives joke at LAX, NFL says

    Packers player arrested for explosives joke at LAX, NFL says

    Monday, April 9 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-04-09 17:11:54 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-09 17:26:37 GMT
    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis (11) returns a kickoff against the Detroit Lions during the first half of an NFL football game Dec. 31, 2017, in Detroit. Davis was arrested Sunday at LAX. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis (11) returns a kickoff against the Detroit Lions during the first half of an NFL football game Dec. 31, 2017, in Detroit. Davis was arrested Sunday at LAX. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis, 24, was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport on a misdemeanor threat charge, the NFL reported

    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis, 24, was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport on a misdemeanor threat charge, the NFL reported

  • Tom Benson's visitation underway

    Tom Benson's visitation underway

    Tom Benson's body arrives to Notre Dame Seminary. Source: Fox 8Tom Benson's body arrives to Notre Dame Seminary. Source: Fox 8

    Family, friends, and fans of Saints owner Tom Benson will gather Wednesday to pay their last respects.

    Family, friends, and fans of Saints owner Tom Benson will gather Wednesday to pay their last respects.

  • Hawaii Medal of Honor recipient among vets honored at Super Bowl coin toss

    Hawaii Medal of Honor recipient among vets honored at Super Bowl coin toss

    Monday, February 5 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-02-05 22:51:38 GMT
    (Image: Maile Kellogg)(Image: Maile Kellogg)

    A Hawaii veteran was one of 15 Medal of Honor recipients honored at the Super Bowl 52 Sunday.   

    A Hawaii veteran was one of 15 Medal of Honor recipients honored at the Super Bowl 52 Sunday.   

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  • NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

    NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:42:35 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-05-25 07:13:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...
    Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall.
    Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall.
  • Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

    Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:10 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:56:25 GMT
    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...

    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.

    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.

  • MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

    MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:12:36 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:55:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, hits a solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, left, and home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz during the first inni...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, hits a solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, left, and home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz during the first inni...
    Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office.
    Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office.
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