Tag Archives: National Football League

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This Day In History: NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown Was Born

One of the 'Greatest Players in NFL History' is an activist, actor and philanthropist

On this day in history, February 17, 1936, NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown was…

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Why Most Super Bowl Advertisers Can’t Say ‘Super Bowl’ in Their Super Bowl Ads

The NFL’s strict rules are preventing companies from using the term

The National Football League has trademarked the term “Super Bowl,” which means companies aren’t allowed…

By Jenisha Watts

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Redskins Trademark Canceled

Washington Redskins Face Largest Home Game Protest Over Name And Mascot

More than 100 people came out to protest the team

At the last home game of the season for the Washington Redskins, more than 100…

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Devon Still's daughter, Leah, honored at Bengals game

Devon Still’s Daughter, Leah, Honored During Bengals vs Browns Game

She's battling stage 4 pediatric cancer

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle, Devon Still’s daughter, Leah, was honored at the recent Bengals game.…

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The NFL Partners with the National Domestic Violence Hotline

They also strike a partnership with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The NFL, due to recent bad news on the way they have handled domestic violence…

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Arizone Cardinals Deactive Jonathan Dwyer Due To Aggravated Assault Charges

Arizona Cardinal’s Jonathan Dwyer Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Running back charged for 2 incidents that took place in July involving his girlfriend and a child

The Arizona Cardinals have placed running back, Jonathan Dwyer, on the NFL’s commissioner exempt list…

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Adrian Peterson’s Nike Endorsement Suspended

Sporting giant takes actions while the running back's legal issues raises concerns

Nike has suspended their endorsement deal with Adrian Peterson due to the Minnesota Vikings’ running…

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Senator Cory Booker introduces domestic violence bill

Cory Booker Introduces Bill Aimed at Sports Leagues

Legislation focuses on help to support victims of domestic violence

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has introduced a domestic violence bills that would strip away…

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Minnesota Vikings Deactivate Adrian Peterson

Running back accused of child abuse has been placed on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list

Minnesota Vikings have deactivated Adrian Peterson and placed him on the exempt/commissioner’s Permission list until…

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Minnesota Vikings May Trade Adrian Peterson

Team says they will not be releasing the player from his contract, at least not yet

Based on child abuse charges against Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings have stated they won’t…

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Ray Rice Appeals His Suspension from the NFL

Ray Rice Will Appeal Indefinite Suspension

The player has until Tuesday to file an official appeal

Suspended former Baltimore Ravens football player, Ray Rice, plans to appeal his indefinite suspension from…

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NFL Wants Artists to ‘Pay-To-Play’ to Perform at Super Bowl Halftime Show

The league is trying create a new revenue stream

The NFL plans to charge artists to perform at halftime of the Super Bowl

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NFL Considers Tougher Penalties for Domestic Violence

Uproar of 2-game suspension given to Ray Rice has sparked concerns

After the Ray Rice 2-game suspension on his domestic violence case, the NFL received backlash…

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Malcolm Jenkins: Charting the Course Between Work, Entrepreneurship and Charitable Efforts

'I know what it means to invest in others and how that investment can be life changing'

I have a responsibility to our youth to be a positive role model. I’m…

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NFL Draft draws record numbers for 2014

2015 NFL Draft: Chicago or Los Angeles Top Contenders Instead of NYC

Popularly held in the Big Apple since 1965, schedule conflicts change history

Because of scheduling conflicts with Radio City Music Hall, the 2015 draft will be held…

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Dr. Barry Jordan Talks Merging His Love of Sports and Medicine to Practice Neurology

Interests in traumatic brain injury came through involvement with boxing and football

Dr. Barry Jordan, chief Medical Officer of the New York State Athletic Commission discusses career…

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The FXFL Debuts this fall

The Fall Experimental Football League to Debut in October

New league hopes to be a developmental one for NFL

The FXFL will field teams are in the New York and Boston areas, Austin, Texas,…

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Jadeveon Clowney Signs Rookie Contract

Jadeveon Clowney Signs Contract with Houston Texans

Becomes the first of this year's top three picks to sign

Clowney gets $22.272 million guaranteed, including a $14.518 million signing bonus.

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For Super Bowl 50, NFL Switching from Roman Numerals

Reverts back to standard numbers for 2015

The NFL is celebrating the 50th Super Bowl

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Michael Sam Documentary is Now Postponed

Show is postponed after conversations with the St. Louis Rams

After discussing with Michael Sam’s NFL team, the St. Louis Rams, the network has decided…

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