Rahm Emanuel wants big events in Chicago, and the NFL Draft may be leaving New York.
One NFL team cuts a player for merely keeping unsavory company, while another goes out of its way to make excuses for a guy who knocked his fiancée out cold in an elevator.
Kickers made 99.6 percent of extra points last season.
Logistically, Chicago could host the big game, but Soldier Field’s smaller capacity is a hold-up.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
The league’s revenues have approached $10 billion, and the commissioner is reaping the benefits.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
CBS will air the first eight games, while NFL Network will keep the second-half slate.
Given its small size, Soldier Field isn’t the type of facility that should host a Super Bowl.
Chicago can make a good case to host a Super Bowl, and 2019 is the next chance for a cold-weather city.
The NFL commissioner appears set on letting Washington keep its nickname.
More could be better for the NFL playoffs.
The extra point is football, but not really. More than anything, it’s punctuation. It’s a superfluous activity providing little more than a familiar, habitual marking point in the rhythm of the game, soon to be kicked to the curb.
A federal judge in Philadelphia has preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough to cover injured players.
Is the NFL looking to follow in baseball’s footsteps and expand its number of playoff berths?
Fancy, new, expensive, high-tech football helmets do absolutely nothing to prevent old-fashioned brain injury.
Hundreds of Chicago moms are taking their concerns about concussions to the commissioner of the NFL at the home of the Bears.
Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation didn’t start the movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins, but the upstate New York tribal leader has turned up the heat.
Ask me why I keep watching, and I’ll tell you I enjoy it despite very much knowing and accepting the brutal negatives. And I’m not ready to walk away yet.
Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that the NFL should pay attention to those offended by the Washington Redskins nickname.