The settlement, which took effect January 2017, resolved thousands of lawsuits that accused the NFL of hiding what it knew about the risks of repeated concussions. It covers retired players who develop Lou Gehrig's disease, dementia or other neurological problems…
By 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
President Trump disinvited the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from a White House visit after many players decided not to go. The president’s move again stokes a bitter cultural battle over the national anthem and the right of NFL players…
By Amna Nawaz
Clark, the author of one play simply known as "The Catch," died Monday just more than one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61.
By Josh Dubow, Associated Press
By Jill Colvin, Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press
Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing…
NFL owners voted for a new policy on Wednesday that requires any players or team personnel who are on the field to "stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem." The silent protests are meant to call attention…
By Paul Newberry, Associated Press
NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.
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.
The NFL has been mired in controversy this season, from player protests over police mistreatment of African Americans and the reaction from President Trump, to continuing concussion concerns and a civil war between two of the league's most powerful people.
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