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March 1, 2021, 3:51 AM

Irv Cross, NFL player, pioneer Black analyst, dies at 81

He was the first Black man to work full-time as a sports analyst on national TV.
March 1, 2021, 3:51 AM
February 26, 2021, 6:41 PM

NFL's minority hiring rate for open jobs nearly doubled

The number of minority hires for open positions in the NFL nearly doubled to 34.6% in 2021
February 26, 2021, 6:41 PM
February 23, 2021, 9:19 PM

Former NFL player breaks down standards of masculinity

Devon Still updates us on his daughter’s cancer battle and talks about his new series, “Man Enough to Care.”
February 23, 2021, 9:19 PM
Former NFL player breaks down standards of masculinity
February 23, 2021, 6:32 PM

Tom Brady’s body coach and 'TB12' co-founder reveals secrets to superstar’s diet and workout

Alex Guerrero explains how he keeps the 43-year-old QB in shape and he provides tips for everyone to apply to their daily routine.
February 23, 2021, 6:32 PM
Tom Brady’s body coach and 'TB12' co-founder reveals secrets to superstar’s diet
February 22, 2021, 12:05 AM

Patrick Mahomes and fiancee Brittany Matthews welcome baby girl

Patrick Mahomes and fiancee Brittany Matthews welcome baby girl.
February 22, 2021, 12:05 AM
Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes and fiancee welcome baby girl
February 18, 2021, 3:23 PM

NFL increases salary cap minimum to $180 million

The NFL has increased the salary cap to a minimum of $180 million for the 2021 season
February 18, 2021, 3:23 PM
February 17, 2021, 10:36 PM

Former NFL Player tackles race issues in children’s book

Devale Ellis says he wrote "The Ellises & The Time Machine: Why Do We Have To Say, Black Lives Matter?" to teach children about untold American history.
February 17, 2021, 10:36 PM
Former NFL Player tackles race issues in children’s book
February 16, 2021, 4:50 PM

Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson found dead in hotel room

Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson has been found dead at a Florida hotel room, days after authorities spoke with him as part of a welfare check
February 16, 2021, 4:50 PM
February 16, 2021, 1:14 PM

Former NFL player Vincent Jackson found dead in hotel

Police are investigating the death of the retired Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver after his body was discovered with no signs of trauma one week after his old team’s Super Bowl win.
February 16, 2021, 1:14 PM
Former NFL player Vincent Jackson found dead in hotel
February 16, 2021, 10:52 AM

NFL investigating death of Vincent Jackson

Jackson’s body was found in a hotel room in Florida, and authorities say there was no sign of trauma. Jackson played for the Chargers and Bucs. He was 38.
February 16, 2021, 10:52 AM
NFL investigating death of Vincent Jackson
February 7, 2021, 5:30 PM

Game changers: Manning, Woodson, Megatron headed to Hall

Peyton Manning helped redefine NFL offense in the 21st century.
February 7, 2021, 5:30 PM
February 7, 2021, 5:07 AM

Rodgers wins 3rd MVP, Donald gets 3rd top defensive player

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers earned his third Associated Press MVP award.
February 7, 2021, 5:07 AM
February 7, 2021, 3:31 AM

Bill Nunn elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Bill Nunn elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 7, 2021, 3:31 AM
February 6, 2021, 3:54 PM

Kansas City Chiefs outside LB coach has reportedly been involved in car crash

Britt Reid, the son of Kansas City Chiefs' head coach Andy Reid, was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Thursday following a multi-car accident near the team's training facility.
February 6, 2021, 3:54 PM
Kansas City Chiefs outside LB coach has reportedly been involved in car crash
February 6, 2021, 11:59 AM

New documentary exposes dark side of NFL cheerleading

ABC News' Janai Norman talks to ex-NFL cheerleader Lacy Thibodeaux about a new documentary that explores the dark side of NFL cheerleading.
February 6, 2021, 11:59 AM
New documentary exposes dark side of NFL cheerleading
February 5, 2021, 5:21 AM

Tom Brady’s secret to longevity?

John Burns, the CEO of TB12, discusses how the Buccaneers quarterback has been able to continue to play at a high level in the NFL as he prepares for his 10th Super Bowl appearance.
February 5, 2021, 5:21 AM
Tom Brady’s secret to longevity?
February 5, 2021, 12:43 AM

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suggests 'changes' possible for 'race-norming' concussion program

The commissioner responded to a story reported by ABC News this week.
February 5, 2021, 12:43 AM
NFL commissioner suggests 'changes' possible for 'race-norming' concussion program
February 4, 2021, 11:18 AM

Former NFL players speak out about race-based concussion damage assessment: Part 1

Players say the league’s program treats Black players differently than white player when determining concussion payouts.
February 4, 2021, 11:18 AM
Former NFL players speak out about race-based concussion damage assessment: Part 1
February 4, 2021, 8:56 AM

Emails show clinicians fear NFL concussion payout protocol is discriminatory: Part 2

Data suggests that race-based adjustments to cognitive test scores make it more difficult for Black players to qualify.
February 4, 2021, 8:56 AM
Emails show clinicians fear NFL concussion payout protocol is discriminatory: Part 2
1 month ago

Clinicians fear NFL's concussion settlement program protocols discriminate against Black players

According to emails obtained by ABC News, some clinicians who evaluate former NFL players lament that the league’s protocols supersede their professional judgement.
1 month ago
Former NFL players speak out about controversial 'race-norming' concussion protocol
1 month ago

Former NFL players speak out about controversial ‘race-norming’ concussion protocol

Emails show clinicians who evaluate former players for payouts feared the program discriminated against Black players.
1 month ago
Former NFL players speak out about controversial ‘race-norming’ concussion protocol
1 month ago

NFL considered race in paying head injury claims: Lawsuit

Former NFL players say they do not qualify to receive head injury claims due to a formula that requires race-norming.
1 month ago
NFL considered race in paying head injury claims: Lawsuit
1 month ago

Lawsuit claims the NFL uses race to determine compensation for head injuries

Former players accuse the league of discrimination against Black players.
1 month ago
Lawsuit claims the NFL uses race to determine compensation for head injuries
1 month ago

Clinicians see racial inequity in NFL concussion payouts

Some clinicians who evaluate former NFL players lament that the league’s protocols supersede their professional judgment.
1 month ago
Clinicians see racial inequity in NFL concussion payouts
1 month ago

Herm Edwards on NFL’s lack of diversity among head coaches

Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards, a former NFL coach, discusses the NFL’s continued lack of representation and what the league needs to do to improve it.
1 month ago
Herm Edwards on NFL’s lack of diversity among head coaches
1 month ago

All eyes on quarterback Patrick Mahomes as he's cleared from concussion protocol

ESPN sports analyst Adam Schefter gives insight into the upcoming football game match-up between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Buffalo Bills.
1 month ago
All eyes on quarterback Patrick Mahomes as he's cleared from concussion protocol
1 month ago

NFL's final 4 set to face off for Super Bowl spots

Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on Aaron Rodgers’ Green Bay Packers, as reigning champs Kansas City Chiefs go against underdog Buffalo Bills team to see who will head to Super Bowl LV.
1 month ago
NFL's final 4 set to face off for Super Bowl spots
1 month ago

NFL’s 2 oldest quarterbacks share moment after the game

After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints in the playoffs Sunday night, Tom Brady, 43, threw a touchdown pass to 42-year-old Drew Brees’ son, Baylen.
1 month ago
NFL’s 2 oldest quarterbacks share moment after the game
1 month ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers score victory over New Orleans Saints in matchup for the ages

Legendary NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady, 43, and Drew Brees, 42, faced off for the first time in the playoffs with the Buccaneers grinding out a 10-point win over the Saints.
1 month ago
Tampa Bay Buccaneers score victory over New Orleans Saints in matchup for the ages
1 month ago

Quarterback face-off with Tom Brady, Drew Brees

Big Sunday football games are on deck with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers up against the New Orleans Saints and the Cleveland Browns taking on the Kansas City Chiefs.
1 month ago
Quarterback face-off with Tom Brady, Drew Brees
1 month ago

Tom Brady, Drew Brees set to face off in NFL playoff game

The New Orleans Saints will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a matchup for the ages, featuring the first pair of quarterbacks ever to start against one another at age 40-plus in a postseason game.
1 month ago
Tom Brady, Drew Brees set to face off in NFL playoff game
2 months ago

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick declines to accept Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump

Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, announced on Monday that he is declining to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump.
2 months ago
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick declines to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump
2 months ago

Tom Brady leads Tampa Bay Buccaneers to 1st playoff win in over 15 years

The 43-year-old quarterback also broke the record for the oldest player to throw a touchdown in the NFL postseason.
2 months ago
Tom Brady leads Tampa Bay Buccaneers to 1st playoff win in over 15 years
2 months ago

Buffalo Bills celebrate first NFL playoff win in 25 years

Also, quarterback Tom Brady, 43, led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to an impressive win as the football team continues on in hopes to advance to the Super Bowl.
2 months ago
Buffalo Bills celebrate first NFL playoff win in 25 years
2 months ago

NFL's 1st 'Super Wild Card Weekend' is ready to kick off

ESPN's Adam Shefter joins to discuss the concerns and expectations over the new football event.
2 months ago
NFL's 1st 'Super Wild Card Weekend' is ready to kick off
2 months ago

Washington Football Team scores trip to NFL playoffs

Quarterback Alex Smith helped lead the team to victory in a major comeback, following a leg injury in 2018 that required 17 surgeries and nearly cost him his life.
2 months ago
Washington Football Team scores trip to NFL playoffs
2 months ago

Floyd Little, Syracuse and Broncos great, dies at 78

He was called “The Franchise” because his signing kept Broncos in Denver.
2 months ago
2 months ago

On Football: From 2020's best play to its weirdest incident

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards during Super Bowl week in Tampa
2 months ago
On Football: From 2020's best play to its weirdest incident
2 months ago

AP source: NFL fines Ravens $250,000 for COVID violations

A person with direct knowledge of the punishment tells The Associated Press that the Baltimore Ravens have been fined $250,000 by the NFL for COVID-19 protocols violations
2 months ago
NFL fines Ravens $250,000 for COVID violations: Source
2 months ago

Former NFL star turns into romantic movie lead

Nnamdi Asomugha talks about going from the gridiron to the big screen and his new movie, “Sylvie's Love.”
2 months ago
Former NFL star turns into romantic movie lead
2 months ago

Ravens quarterback leaves field, returns for comeback win

Lamar Jackson left the game suddenly in the fourth quarter to get treatment for cramps and then returned to lead his team to a win against the Cleveland Browns.
2 months ago
Ravens quarterback leaves field, returns for comeback win
3 months ago

The Latest: Michigan State-Virginia hoops postponed

Virginia’s ACC/B1G Challenge game against No. 4 Michigan State has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues within the Cavaliers’ program
3 months ago
18 NFL players test positive in latest round
3 months ago

NFL star Myles Garrett talks about his COVID-19 battle

The Cleveland Browns Defensive End shares how he was sidelined for weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, saying the virus “kicked my butt.”
3 months ago
NFL star Myles Garrett talks about his COVID-19 battle
3 months ago

Ex-NFL player Carlos Rogers pleads guilty in fraud scheme

A 12th former NFL player has pleaded guilty in Kentucky in a multimillion-dollar health-fraud scheme
3 months ago
3 months ago

Coronavirus rips through NFL as positive tests leave teams scrambling

Two teams have been fined for violating safety protocols and the Denver Broncos were forced to make a rookie wide receiver start at quarterback.
3 months ago
Coronavirus rips through NFL as positive tests leave teams scrambling
3 months ago

AP sources: NFL DQs Broncos QBs for not wearing masks

Broncos have just a practice squad rookie receiver and a backup RB to take snaps
3 months ago
3 months ago

Alex Smith notches 1st win after coming back from life-threatening injury

The Washington Football team won it’s third game of the season and the first for their quarterback who nearly died after a leg injury two years ago.
3 months ago
Alex Smith notches 1st win after coming back from life-threatening injury
3 months ago

NFL assembles all-Black officiating crew for first time

The NFL will have an all-Black officiating crew for the first time in league history when the Rams play the Buccaneers on Monday night
3 months ago
3 months ago

Impressive NFL Hail Mary catch

Arizona Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins made a miracle grab off a pass from quarterback Kyle Murray and won the game over the Buffalo Bills.
3 months ago
Impressive NFL Hail Mary catch
3 months ago

Steelers' Roethlisberger, others removed from COVID-19 list

Ben Roethlisberger’s week off won’t stop him from starting against the Bengals.
3 months ago