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The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.

Goodell:

Goodell:

May 30, 2020Cameron WolfeESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered the Broncos for two seasons with the Denver Post Graduate of the University of Houston A native of Jackson, Miss.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement Saturday that “there remains an urgent need for action” following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, while NFL Players Association…

Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas to host 2021 NFL Pro Bowl

2:50 PM ETESPN FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintThe 2021 Pro Bowl will be held in Las Vegas, the NFL announced Tuesday.Allegiant Stadium, the new home of the Raiders, will host the Pro Bowl on Jan. 31. The event will air on ESPN, ABC and ESPN Deportes.During Pro Bowl week, a series of events will directly benefit the Las […]

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New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins is joining CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justiceJune 15, 2020, 6:27 PM2 min readATLANTA — New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins will join CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice, the network announced Monday. “I believe I can be a voice for…

Football NFL QBs holding passing sessions minus bonding activities

Football NFL QBs holding passing sessions minus bonding activities

Some NFL quarterbacks are still finding ways to hold throwing sessions with receivers during the coronavirus pandemic, though things look much different. Players are keeping it simple and sticking to football instead of the annual weeklong bonding trips that have included sleepovers, cookouts, fishing, golfing and other activities. Detroit’s Matthew Stafford has thrown to Lions…

Cowboys, Texans have tested positive for COVID-19

Cowboys, Texans have tested positive for COVID-19

Multiple Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys football players, including Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott, have recently tested positive for COVID-19, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Monday. None of the players are believed to have been in their team facilities and the Cowboys and Texans teams followed proper health…

Kamara supports Bubba Wallace at first public NASCAR race since March

Kamara supports Bubba Wallace at first public NASCAR race since March

Bubba Wallace, the only African American driver in the NASCAR Cup Series, used his platform last week to push the American institution to ban Confederate flags from all future events. Among those voicing support for the long overdue decision was Alvin Kamara, one of NASCAR’s and Wallace’s newest fans. Almost immediately following the announcement, the…

Japan,

Japan,

Holding handmade signs that read “Black Lives Matter,” hundreds of people marched peacefully at a Tokyo park, highlighting the outrage over the death of George Floyd even in a country often perceived as homogeneous and untouched by racial issuesBy YURI KAGEYAMA Associated PressJune 14, 2020, 12:15 PM5 min readTOKYO — Holding handmade signs that read…

Mayfield

Mayfield

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season to support protests of social injustice, police brutality and racismJune 13, 2020, 11:00 PM2 min readCLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season to support protests of social injustice, police brutality…

Football NFL star Antonio Brown gets probation for fight with driver

Football NFL star Antonio Brown gets probation for fight with driver

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown pleaded no contest Friday to charges related to a fight with a moving truck driver outside his South Florida home earlier this year. As part of a deal with Broward County prosecutors, Brown pleaded no contest to burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance…

Football NFL extends virtual offseason until June 26

Football NFL extends virtual offseason until June 26

The NFL has extended virtual offseason programs for teams through June 26, but no further. Although team facilities have opened for key personnel, coaches and players rehabilitating injuries, healthy players have been barred from those complexes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The remote programs have taken the place of on-site work, and some teams already…