By PBS NewsHour
By far the most popular sport in America, football instills a spirit of resilience and teamwork. But the sport also continues to garner headlines for its violence, health risks from concussions and cases of domestic abuse by players. Jeffrey Brown…
By Ariel Min
With the kickoff of NFL’s regular season less than three weeks away, CBS Sports’ lead analyst and former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms announced on Monday that he is considering calling the Washington Redskins only “Washington” when he…
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled 2-1 on Wednesday that the name of the Washington Redskins football team is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that it must be canceled.
The National Labor Relations Board has made a landmark ruling in favor of football players at Northwestern University who claim they are school employees. Currently the decision only applies to private schools, but it is expected to reverberate more widely.
By PBS NewsHour
Tonight on the program, we examine the deadly comeback of heroin as use of the dangerous drug in the U.S. has doubled since 2007. Also: Preventing accidents with "talking cars," South Carolina's battle over Medicaid expansion, new media models affecting…
By Megan Thompson
As the NFL rakes in about $10 billion in revenue per year and the winners of Super Bowl Sunday will take home around $92,000 each -- NFL cheerleaders are sometimes paid less than minimum wage for their performances.
While fans gets amped up for the biggest football game of the year, companies are figuring out how to tap into that enthusiasm by adapting to changing media habits and tech use. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Nick Wingfield of…
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