National Football League

Umpire Roy Ellison (81) during an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans at Ford Field in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

Pollard Alliance asks NFL for language penalty

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fritz Pollard Alliance has sent a letter to the NFL calling for a 15-yard penalty for use of abusive language on the field by players or officials. The alliance sent […]

11/25/2013

Musician Jon Bon Jovi performs at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, June 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Publicist refutes Bon Jovi’s pursuit of Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — While Jon Bon Jovi is interested in becoming an NFL owner one day, he’s not currently pursuing the Buffalo Bills, the New Jersey rocker’s publicist told The Associated Press on Monday. […]

11/25/2013

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

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