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…
Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos announced the endorsement deal on Twitter, calling Kaepernick an "All American Icon."…
By Rob Maaddi, 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 Jimmy Golen, Associated Press
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.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem.
By PBS NewsHour
Percocet or pot? An increasing number of Americans are choosing to use legalized cannabis instead of highly addictive opioids to control chronic pain but not in the NFL where a blanket ban is still in place. A group of retired…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.