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  1. protests
    49ers Cheerleader Becomes First to Take a Knee During National AnthemThis seems to be the first time an NFL cheerleader has joined the protest against police brutality.
  2. american cuisine
    The ‘American’ Food at the NFL’s Europe Games Is Really … SomethingJust your casual two-foot-long hot dog topped with mac and cheese.
  3. wine pairing of the week
    Watching Football? Grab One of These Unexpected Sparkling WinesThe perfect thing to drink when you’re snacking on pigs in a blanket.
  4. games
    This Football Play Didn’t Just Trick the Other Team, It Gamed the Rule BookNow look for a lot of coaches to take advantage of new safety rules this way.
  5. super bowl
    Guess We’re Getting Maroon 5 As Super Bowl Halftime PerformersOkay, but will they wear Nike?
  6. equality
    The NFL Will Have Male Cheerleaders for the First Time EverThis season, three men are joining the squads of the Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints.
  7. NFL Anthem Protest Policy Put on Hold Under Agreement With Players’ UnionThe joint announcement came hours after a report that the Miami Dolphins might suspend protesters for four games sparked new outrage.
  8. The Rule of Law Is Crumbling Further Each Day Under TrumpFootball, pardons, and the authoritarian nightmare.
  9. Facing Boycott, Trump Disinvites Philadelphia Eagles From White HouseWith fewer than ten Eagles planning to attend, Trump decided to avoid embarrassment and ratchet up his feud with NFL players over anthem protests.
  10. Jets Owner Says He’ll Pay Fines If Players Defy New Anthem-Protest BanChristopher Johnson is acting owner of the Jets while his brother serves as Trump’s ambassador to the U.K.
  11. New NFL Anthem Rule: Players Must Stand or Stay in Locker RoomIf a player takes the field for the anthem and doesn’t stand and show “respect,” his team will be fined.
  12. State Support for Colleges Declines As Student Diversity GrowsPublic higher education was hit hard by the Great Recession and a GOP wave in the states. Now, a more diverse student population may leave pols cold.
  13. movie review
    HBO’s Paterno Takes an Unconventional Approach to a Cautionary TaleAs the title character, the usually galvanic Al Pacino barely speaks, a nearly-still center surrounded by smash cuts and TV-talking-head inserts.
  14. booleading
    No Sweatpants in Public, and Other Harsh Rules for NFL CheerleadersA new report details what can get cheerleaders fired.
  15. firsts
    Tom Brady Finally Eats a StrawberryA historic moment.
  16. this! is! a clip!
    Alex Trebek Has the Time of His Life Taunting These Jeopardy! Football NoobsDammit Trebek!
  17. last night on late night
    NFL Players Read Mean Tweets, As If Playing Football Weren’t Brutal EnoughTime to get in the Super Bowl spirit.
  18. grub guides
    Where to Eat on Sunday If You Don’t Want to Watch the Super BowlEveryone’s watching the game but you, making this a great night to go out to eat.
  19. Please Watch This Eagles Fan Run Into a Wall While Chasing a TrainA video truly worth watching with your sound on.
  20. unlikely fans
    Trump to Attend His First Kendrick Lamar Concert… inadvertently, at the College Football Playoff National Championship.
  21. Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson to Sell Team Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsThe announcement came hours after a report said former employees received settlements over Richardson’s sexual and racial misconduct.
  22. the sports section
    Diddy Wants to Be the New Owner of the Carolina PanthersHe threw his hat into the ring after current owner Jerry Richardson announced plans to sell the team following allegations of workplace misconduct.
  23. beyonce
    Beyoncé Presented Colin Kaepernick With the Muhammad Ali Legacy AwardThe award was part of Tuesday’s Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards.
  24. Is This the End of the NFL?Just a few years ago, it was an unassailable empire. Now, suddenly, it’s the fall of Rome.
  25. How to Stream the NFL Football Games on ThanksgivingIt’s Vikings vs. Lions, Chargers vs. Cowboys, and then, for the masochists, Giants vs. Redskins.
  26. The Curious Case of the Vanishing Football PlayerWhere is No. 80?
  27. good one podcast
    The Best Joke About Colin Kaepernick and the NFL National Anthem ProtestsComedian Roy Wood Jr. talks about writing a joke inspired by Colin Kaepernick taking a knee that doesn’t ever say his name.
  28. Most Houston Texans Kneel During Anthem to Protest Owner’s ‘Inmates’ RemarkWhile discussing the ongoing controversy during an owners meeting, Bob McNair said, “We can’t have the inmates running the prison.”
  29. Colin Kaepernick Files Complaint Accusing NFL Owners of CollusionThe grievance calls President Trump “an organizing force in the collusion among team owners,” but Kaepernick may have a hard time proving his case.
  30. Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones: Players Who Protest During Anthem Won’t PlayJones participated in his team’s show of “unity” several weeks ago, but after talking with Trump he’s taken a stand against demonstrators.
  31. Anthem Protests Continue for Second Week, But Lose SteamMost teams toned down their demonstrations this week, but individual players made gestures to draw attention to racial injustice.
  32. Few Heed Packers’ Confusing Call for Fans to Link Arms During AnthemPlayers said their show of “unity” was “not a protest,” leaving many divided on the gesture’s meaning.
  33. What the Different Types of NFL Protest MeanKneeling. Sitting. Standing with a raised first. Placing a hand on a seated teammate. NFL players used many different symbols to protest last weekend.
  34. activism
    The Cheerleader Behind the Viral #TakeAKnee PhotoWhen Raianna Brown tweeted a photo of herself kneeling during a Georgia Tech football game, she never expected to get the reaction it did.
  35. Trump Claims There’s a ‘Tremendous Backlash’ Against the NFL, Protests ContinueHe’s said to be pleased that his base is “stirred up,” so the controversy is probably far from over.
  36. How Trump Bungled the Politics of FootballA clever demagogue could have exploited the football protests. Trump is not clever.
  37. Dallas Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott Suspended After Domestic-Violence InvestigationHe’s expected to appeal.
  38. sports
    A Baby Showed Up to the NFL DraftHow sports!
  39. Bill Burr Will Provide Live Commentary of Sunday’s Dolphins vs. Steelers […]Comedy’s best sports commentator Bill Burr recently teamed up with All Things Comedy to provide live NFL game commentary on Facebook Live, so […]
  40. empathy
    Gladwell: HDTV Has Made the NFL Psychologically PainfulThe greater the empathy, the worse the viewing experience.
  41. can u not
    Dad of Football Player Accused of Rape: It Was Consensual Because Girls Want HimThis high-schooler’s dad needs to stop talking.
  42. oh say
    Aretha Franklin Sings a 5-Minute National AnthemFive more minutes than we deserve.
  43. sequential art
    On Marvel’s Chaotic Football Comic Kickers, Inc.Revisiting the tales and tax concerns of Jack “Mr. Magnificent” Magniconte, Suicide, Brick Wall, and Dasher.
  44. Trump Ad Appeals to Guys Who Love Washington’s Football Team’s Insensitive Name“Hillary’s priorities are not your priorities,” unless, like her, you haven’t thought about this issue in the past two years.
  45. The Election Is So Nuts That 500 Corporations Are Blaming It for Bad PerformanceThe only thing more powerful than the weather or Kim Kardashian.
  46. Eating Disorders
    Penn State Football Player Reveals He Has an Eating Disorder in ‘Brave’ PostJoey Julius’s coach and teammates have voiced their support since the announcement.
  47. Wellness Theories
    Alyssa Milano on Football, Spinning, and Why She Hates Eating AloneThe mom of two young kids says wellness is a balancing act.
  48. the long game
    The NFL Is Taking Steps to Recruit More WomenIt’s part of a major push for gender equality.
  49. tributes
    The Minnesota Vikings Had a ‘Purple Rain’ Sing-along for Prince at HalftimeAnd now you’re crying purple tears.
  50. unwifeable
    7 Things Football Taught Me About Fighting With My HusbandI’m going to start yelling “touchdown!” when I’m right.
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