Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi and serving as the catalyst for the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in the NFL as America's most popular sport.
By Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press
Football quarterbacks have the most coveted, high-profile and high-pressure positions in American sports, says author John Feinstein. The role demands athletic prowess and strategic thinking--but it also takes a huge toll on the body and mind. Feinstein, whose new book…
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison at age 27, after a stint of criminally violent behavior. Now, the Boston Globe's Spotlight team has investigated the standout's “double lives," including a childhood rife with abuse, extensive…
By some measures, the NFL is in great shape. But the sport is also wrestling with the long-term health threats for players, as well as attacks by President Trump over high-profile political protests. To write his new book "The Big…
By Rob Maaddi, Associated Press
Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos announced the endorsement deal on Twitter, calling Kaepernick an "All American Icon."…
By Jimmy Golen, Associated Press
The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn’t going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners’ efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes.
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice.
By Laura Santhanam
A Newshour/Marist poll shows stark divisions across different racial and ethnic groups, and also along party lines.
By Dave Campbell, Associated Press
Several teams joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Trump’s suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem.
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