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Football

  1. pride month
    Carl Nassib Is the NFL’s First Active Out Gay Player“I’ve been meaning to do this for a while, but I finally feel comfortable enough to get it off my chest.”
  2. games
    The NFL Is Too Big to Let COVID Stop ItThe increasingly pandemic-afflicted league has learned an important lesson from other sports: Just keep playing.
  3. white nationalism
    Military Investigating Possible White Power Hand Signal at Army-Navy GameBoth military academies are “looking into” a hand gesture associated with white power that cadets flashed during the broadcast of the football game.
  4. racism
    The Sleight of Hand at the Heart of Trump’s AppealStephen Ross and Tucker Carlson reveal the glue that holds the Republican coalition together.
  5. games
    Peyton Manning’s Undeserved Reputation Is His Greatest AchievementSomehow, none of the scandals seem to have stuck.
  6. power
    Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged With Soliciting ProstitutionDetectives allegedly have video evidence of Kraft engaging in sex acts at a Florida spa.
  7. football
    Trump: Football Is Too Unsafe for My Son, Not Unsafe Enough for OthersThe president says football is too “dangerous” for Barron — and that the NFL isn’t as “vicious” and “violent” as it should be.
  8. games
    Was the NFL’s Success This Season Just a ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?After years of trouble, football got popular again in 2018. Why?
  9. games
    If You Could Play Any Sport, Which One Should You Choose?(I don’t think it’s football or baseball.)
  10. games
    Why Tom Brady’s Decline Sucks Even for Tom Brady HatersAll of a sudden, we can’t even hate the guy guiltlessly.
  11. games
    The NFL’s Real Problem Isn’t Kareem Hunt. It’s Roger Goodell.The NFL’s incompetence and apathy in responding to domestic violence makes it seem like the league is awash in abusers. It isn’t.
  12. just asking questions
    Donald Trump Doomed a Football League, But He’d Have Been a Great NFL OwnerAuthor Jeff Pearlman on how Trump’s time as a USFL owner predicted so much of his presidential behavior, including his feud with the NFL.
  13. 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.
  14. the sports section
    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.
  15. the national interest
    The Rule of Law Is Crumbling Further Each Day Under TrumpFootball, pardons, and the authoritarian nightmare.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. select all
    Please Watch This Eagles Fan Run Into a Wall While Chasing a TrainA video truly worth watching with your sound on.
  21. the sports section
    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. games
    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.
  23. select all
    The Curious Case of the Vanishing Football PlayerWhere is No. 80?
  24. the sports section
    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.”
  25. the sports section
    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.
  26. nfl protests
    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.
  27. 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.
  28. protests
    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.
  29. 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.
  30. protests
    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.
  31. the national interest
    How Trump Bungled the Politics of FootballA clever demagogue could have exploited the football protests. Trump is not clever.
  32. 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.
  33. games
    By Staying Silent, Roger Goodell and the NFL Have Come Out on TopHow the league’s arch-villain beat back a very loud chorus of critics.
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    Baylor Demotes University President, Fires Coach for Mishandling Rape ClaimsAthletics staff “improperly discredited” rape victims and “denied them a right to a fair investigation.”
  35. crimes and misdeamnors
    Johnny Manziel Booked in Texas on Assault ChargeHe’ll make his first court appearance on Thursday.
  36. the sports section
    Appeals Court Rules That Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension Is Back OnFifteen months later, Deflategate is still happening.
  37. politics
    Rex Ryan Will Introduce Donald Trump at His Buffalo Rally TonightThe two men have been compared in the past.
  38. the sports section
    Giants Avoid Using the Name ‘Redskins’ in Schedule Posted on TwitterBut if the Giants are trying to take a stand here, they’re not fully committing.
  39. the sports section
    Report: The NFL’s Concussion Research Was Even Shoddier Than Anyone ThoughtMore than 100 concussions were omitted from the data.
  40. the sports section
    Top NFL Official Sort of Admits There’s a Link Between Football and CTEIt’s the first time a high-ranking NFL official has acknowledged the link.
  41. the sports section
    To the Surprise of No One, the Browns Have Waived Johnny ManzielThey’d all but said last month that they’d be parting ways with him.
  42. the sports section
    Ricardo Lockette: I Could Have Died on the Field“[The doctors] said if I would have stood up then, the weight of my head – left, right, front, back – I would have died.”
  43. the sports section
    After a Dramatic Rise and Fall, Robert Griffin III Has Been Cut by WashingtonInjuries derailed his career even before his thrilling rookie season had ended.
  44. o.j. simpson
    An LAPD Cop Found a Knife at O.J. Simpson’s House, and Never Turned It InTMZ says a cop had secretly held on to it for years.
  45. the sports section
    Bart Starr’s College Hazing Was So Brutal He Never Fully RecoveredHis wife says he’d long hid the story of how he really hurt his back.
  46. the sports section
    Jason Pierre-Paul Suing ESPN and Adam SchefterSchefter tweeted an image of Pierre-Paul’s medical records days after the Giants defensive end injured his hand in a fireworks accident.
  47. the sports section
    NFL Wrongly Withheld Millions From Its PlayersAn arbitrator ruled in favor of the NFLPA.
  48. the sports section
    Eli Manning’s Blank Super Bowl Stare, ExplainedGo for one, or go for two?
  49. the sports section
    The NFL’s Concussion-Research Controversy, ExplainedAn ESPN report looks at whether the NFL steers research away from some uncomfortable truths.
  50. the sports section
    10 Things to Know About Super Bowl 50The Broncos and Panthers meet for the NFL championship.
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