National Football League

Human brain slabbing. (Photo credit: Allen Institute for Brain Science)

Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research

SEATTLE (AP) — As the only owner of an NFL team with a brain research laboratory, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is in a unique position to study whether repeated blows to the head can lead […]

11/21/2013

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, right, and CEO Tom Garfinkel address the media before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Dolphins owner appalled by bullying scandal

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has broken his silence on the bullying scandal that has engulfed his team, saying he’s appalled by Jonathan Martin’s allegations of daily harassment by teammates. Ross […]

11/11/2013

In this July 24, 2013 file photo, Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) and tackle Jonathan Martin (71) stand on the field during an NFL football practice in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Incognito says Martin sent him threatening text

MIAMI (AP) — Suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito says teammate Jonathan Martin sent him a threatening text message as an apparent joke only a week before their relationship became the subject of a harassment […]

11/10/2013

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NFL – Dolphins turmoil

We want to discuss the bullying scandal in pro football. It’s centered around two players on the Miami Dolphins. Pro Bowler Ritchie Incognito has been suspended after allegations he bullied and threatened fellow player Jonathan […]

11/07/2013

In this July 24, 2013 file photo, Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) and tackle Jonathan Martin (71) stand on the field during an NFL football practice in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Union monitoring probe of Dolphins harassment

MIAMI (AP) — The NFL Players Association said Tuesday that it will insist on a fair investigation for all involved in the Miami Dolphins harassment case. The league is investigating the troubled relationship between Dolphins […]

11/05/2013

In this July 24, 2013 file photo, Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) and tackle Jonathan Martin (71) stand on the field during an NFL football practice in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

AP sources: Incognito sent racist texts

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — In the stadium program sold at the Miami Dolphins’ game Halloween, Richie Incognito was asked who’s the easiest teammate to scare. His answer: Jonathan Martin. The troubled, troubling relationship between the […]

11/04/2013

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SF Chronicle to stop using ‘Redskins’ in print

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Chronicle is joining a growing list of publications that will stop using the term “Redskins” when referring to Washington’s NFL team. Managing Editor Audrey Cooper said Wednesday that […]

10/30/2013

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a gain against the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter an NFL football game in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

IPO to give investors a stake in NFL running back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Here’s a new twist on fantasy sports: a San Francisco startup is offering a chance to bet on the moneymaking potential of star athletes. The unusual investment opportunity kicked off Thursday […]

10/17/2013

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall runs off the field after the Bears' 27-21 win over the New York Giants in an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bears wide receiver Marshall fined $10,500 for green shoes

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he has been fined $10,500 by the NFL for wearing green football shoes in the Oct. 10 game against the New York Giants. […]

10/16/2013

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LA council reaffirms support for NFL team

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has reaffirmed support for efforts to bring an NFL team to the nation’s second-largest city. Tossing a football and sports lingo around the council chamber, […]

10/09/2013

Ray Halbritter, National Representative of the Oneida Indian Nation gestures as he speaks during the Oneida Indian Nation's Change the Mascot symposium, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Washington, calling for the Washington Redskins NFL football team to change its name. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

NFL says it’ll meet with tribe about Redskins name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NFL is prepared to meet with an Indian tribe pushing for the Washington Redskins to drop the team’s nickname. Just not this week. As league owners gathered Monday in the nation’s […]

10/07/2013

Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway stands in front of his rural vacation home Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Stephentown, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Michael Hill)

6 arrests in vandalism of ex-NFL player’s NY home

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Six people were arrested Thursday on charges they were among hundreds of young partygoers who trashed a former NFL player’s vacation home, and police said more arrests were expected. The arrests […]

09/26/2013

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