Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/NFL’ Category

Native American groups ask NFL to force Washington team name change

Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Several Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington team owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.

Washington head coach hopes NFL team changes name before season starts

Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made before mid-September.

Stadium sponsor FedEx requests Washington NFL team change its nickname

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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FedEx, the namesake of the Washington Redskins' stadium, is asking the team to change its controversial nickname.

Patriots fined $1.1M US, lose pick for illegal filming of Bengals in 2019

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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The New England Patriots have been fined $1.1 million US by the NFL for inappropriately filming the Cincinnati Bengals' sideline during a game last season.

Patriots sign quarterback Cam Newton to 1-year deal: report

Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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The New England Patriots have signed quarterback Cam Newton to a one-year deal, ESPN reported on Sunday, months after the team parted ways with six-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady.

NFL coaching summit highlights minority candidates

Friday, June 26th, 2020
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The biggest takeaway following the NFL's two-day quarterback coaching summit is there's no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and co-ordinators.

Cowboys’ Dak Prescott plans to sign franchise tag by Monday: report

Sunday, June 21st, 2020
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is expected to sign his $31.4 million exclusive franchise tender by Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday.

NFL commissioner wants QB Colin Kaepernick back in NFL

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is encouraging teams to sign quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who hasn't played the past three seasons. Kaepernick played for San Francisco in 2016 when he kneeled during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.

Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott 3rd NFL player known to test positive for COVID-19

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Ezekiel Elliott's agent confirmed Monday the Dallas Cowboys running back has tested positive for COVID-19.

Trump says he won’t watch NFL, U.S. soccer if players kneel during anthem

Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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United States President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League (NFL) or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the national anthem.