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  1. games
    Dave Zirin Thinks the Kaepernick Era Is Just BeginningTalking with the veteran sports journalist about his new book, which examines how the activist quarterback transformed the sports landscape.
  2. games
    Unfortunately, Roger Goodell Deserves Some CreditEveryone’s favorite punching bag has steered the NFL back to sheer dominance with a single-minded focus on making money.
  3. streamliner
    Hulu Says ‘Sports Fans, We See You’ With a New Add-onFootball, motorsports, competitive fishing, and more will soon be at your streaming fingertips — if you’re a Hulu + Live TV user.
  4. covid-19
    The NFL Is Getting Tough on Unvaccinated PlayersRoger Goodell says teams with a COVID outbreak could face penalties and unprotected players must be tested daily.
  5. nfl
    Richard Sherman Arrested After Wild Clash With Family and PoliceThe NFL cornerback was pepper-sprayed in the face by his father-in-law and was subdued by a police dog after driving his vehicle into a barrier.
  6. 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.”
  7. nfl
    NFL Will Stop ‘Race-Norming’ Policy That Diminished Black Brain InjuriesPolicy was used to determine smaller payouts for Black ex-players suffering dementia from years of head trauma.
  8. games
    Last Year’s NFL Draft Was a Charming Oasis. Now the Circus Is Back.This year’s big event is set to bring back the hype nobody missed.
  9. the streaming wars
    Amazon Prime Video to Stream Thursday-Night NFL GamesThe deal is a milestone for streaming services.
  10. games
    Sports Have Been a Shadow of Themselves Without FansThe wisdom of bringing spectators back right now is debatable. But there’s no arguing how much they’ve been missed.
  11. quar goss
    What’s Going on With These Aaron Rodgers–Shailene Woodley Engagement Rumors?Sources confirmed to People that the couple made it official.
  12. super bowl lv
    Watch Amanda Gorman Recite a New Poem Honoring Pandemic Heroes at Super Bowl LVThe 22-year-old poet was commissioned to write a new work for the event.
  13. vulture sports
    Football Game to Follow Amanda Gorman Poetry ReadingAnd the Weeknd will perform at halftime.
  14. domestic violence
    An NFL Player Allegedly Strangled His Girlfriend Until She Lost ConsciousnessSeahawks lineman Chad Wheeler has been charged with first-degree domestic violence assault, which is a felony.
  15. vulture sports
    Amanda Gorman Will Grace Us With a Poem at Super Bowl LVThe inaugural poet has been tapped to write and recite a poem honoring pandemic heroes.
  16. games
    A Marquee Super Bowl Is the NFL’s Reward for Cutting CornersCOVID schmovid. It’s Tom Brady versus Patrick Mahomes!
  17. the law
    Trey Songz Reportedly Arrested for Altercation With Police at KC Chiefs GameOnlookers defend Songz in a video recorded by witnesses.
  18. games
    Bill Belichick Can’t Escape Trump That EasilyThe Patriots coach declined a Medal of Freedom, but his and other Trump-friendly sports figures’ legacies remain linked to the president.
  19. vulture sports
    Nickelodeon’s NFL Game Ends With Saints Coach Drenched in SlimeOne hundred percent more SpongeBob and Young Sheldon than your average football game.
  20. games
    How Sports Leagues Are Gearing Up for Another Weird SeasonEveryone is hoping for vaccine-enabled normalcy in 2021, but some sports are better positioned than others to wait things out.
  21. holiday programming
    Rockefeller Center’s Tragic Tree Finally Gets a Win, Beats NFL for Prime TimeThe game will kick off at 3:40 p.m. ET to not conflict with the lighting ceremony.
  22. 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.
  23. games
    The Fans Can Go to Games Again. Will They?The stadiums are open, but fans aren’t exactly rushing through the doors.
  24. games
    Why Are Pandemic Sports Ratings So Terrible?Some theories on why viewers have unexpectedly turned away in droves.
  25. halftime anytime
    The Killers Welcome Raiders to Vegas With Rooftop ‘Mr. Brightside’What is this, 2003? You wish. You wish it was 2003.
  26. games
    If Athletes Want to Force Real Change, They Need to Stop PlayingSocial-justice momentum in the NBA and NFL is already stalling. Radical action is needed.
  27. play ball
    Chloe x Halle Perform Stunning Rendition of the National Anthem to Empty StadiumThe sisters wore T-shirts with images of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd during the performance.
  28. games
    The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?Every NFL season brings with it madness and unpredictability, but none has ever had more potential for implosion than this one.
  29. podcast review
    It’s Illuminating to Hear a Podcaster Talk About Cam NewtonThe Cam Chronicles explores the impossible expectations the NFL star faced — and helped create.
  30. coronavirus
    When (and How) Sports Are Returning Amid the COVID-19 PandemicIn the next few weeks, the MLB, NBA, and NHL will start playing again — but they’ll look wildly different.
  31. vulture sports
    NFL Plans To Play The Black National Anthem Before Games, But Only For One WeekThe (gorgeous and powerful) ‘Lift Every Voice’ will be performed before the (boring and old) ‘Star Spangled Banner.’
  32. games
    Roger Goodell’s Black Lives Matter Moment Is a Sign of Trump’s WeaknessThe president never actually had that much power over the NFL. Now, he has none.
  33. george floyd protests
    NFL Players, Employee Forced Goodell’s Protest Ban ApologyThe NFL commissioner apologized on Friday for the league’s ban on the protests started by Colin Kaepernick, but not to Kaepernick, and not on his own.
  34. games
    Sports Have Never Felt More Meaningless Than Right NowTheir return won’t do anything to make our troubled moment feel any more normal.
  35. games
    It’s Probably Not Safe for Sports to Come Back. That May Not Matter.Both executives and fans have shown before that they’ll put entertainment over player safety.
  36. games
    The Big Questions Sports Leagues Have to Answer Before They ReopenA big one: What happens if a player tests positive for coronavirus in the middle of the season?
  37. games
    When Your Favorite Sport Might Be Coming BackSlowly but surely, the big American leagues are planning their returns.
  38. extremely online
    The Remote NFL Draft Was Basically a Meme Super BowlThe girlfriends really stepped up.
  39. games
    The NFL’s Pandemic Strategy Is to Ignore the PandemicSo far, timing has worked in the league’s favor. But its business-as-usual approach smacks of magical thinking.
  40. games
    How Desperate Are Sports Leagues Right Now? This Desperate.You know it’s bad when we’ve reached the “playing in a biodome” phase of discussion.
  41. games
    How Screwed Is Your Favorite Sport’s Season?A survey of the damage coronavirus has wrought among the NFL (fine so far), NBA (up in the air), and other major leagues.
  42. super bowl
    The Super Bowl Showed That the NFL Is Back on TopOn a night when everything went right for the league, its recent turbulent history seemed like a long time ago.
  43. games
    The Thrill of DefeatIt’s impossible to keep sports fans happy, but maybe that’s not the point.
  44. grub guides
    Where to Cheer on Your Favorite Sports Teams, According to Your FandomNew York City has sports bars for fans of all stripes.
  45. games
    We’re All Fake Fans NowWe know more about athletes than ever, but it hasn’t made them more human to us.
  46. the sports section
    U.S. Soccer Star Carli Lloyd Nets NFL Invite After Nailing 55-Yard Field GoalLloyd sees the potential for a “pioneering moment for women.”
  47. games
    The Joyous Masochism of Rooting for the Cleveland BrownsThe most desultory team in the NFL is going to be very good and very fun this season.
  48. the week in rap
    What Does Jay-Z Hope to Gain From the NFL?From a public-relations standpoint, it is difficult to see how the risk-reward calculation makes sense for Jay.
  49. i’m a business - man
    An NFL Partnership Makes Jay-Z a Producer for the Super Bowl Halftime Show“The NFL has a great big platform, and it has to be all-inclusive.”
  50. games
    Peyton Manning’s Undeserved Reputation Is His Greatest AchievementSomehow, none of the scandals seem to have stuck.
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