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In our news wrap Monday, Nancy Pelosi begins Asian tour in Singapore amid reports that she plans to make a stop in Taiwan, Texas man tied to a far-right militia sentenced to seven years in federal prison in Jan. 6…
Two major stories have emerged in the world of sports. Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was recommended to receive a six-game suspension without pay after accusations of sexual misconduct by dozens of women. Plus, we look at the life and…
By PBS NewsHour
The Super Bowl was a close and compelling game on Sunday, and as always there was a lot of attention around the halftime show. This year's show was led by hip-hop legends Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem,…
By Amna Nawaz, Ryan Connelly Holmes
In our news wrap Thursday, the World Health Organization's European director says the ongoing surge of omicron cases in Europe will actually help bring on the pandemic's end-game, a former Chicago police officer who killed a Black teenager was released…
By William Brangham
Well over half the players in the National Football League are Black, but you can count on one hand the number of Black head coaches or general managers. That's been a problem for years, though a class-action lawsuit filed in…
By Jeffrey Brown, Dorothy Hastings, Emily Carpeaux
The most successful quarterback in NFL history is retiring after 22 seasons and seven Super Bowl wins. Tom Brady played 20 years with the New England Patriots and the last two with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. NBC’s Al Michaels joins…
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court.
By William Brangham, Ryan Connelly Holmes
One of the National Football League’s most well-known head coaches — Jon Gruden of the Las Vegas Raiders — is out of a job after a series of highly offensive emails were publicly disclosed by The New York Times and…
By Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay.
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