In the years after the Ray Rice scandal, the N.F.L. redoubled efforts to hire and promote women. But over 30 former staff members say the league’s culture remains demoralizing.
After a two-year search, the team announced a new name and mascot to replace the generic moniker it adopted to replace the longtime name, which was considered a racial slur of Native Americans.
After a nearly two-year search, the team will unveil its new name and logo.
Two days after fans at the team’s stadium fell when a railing collapsed, the team announced a Feb. 2 — Groundhog Day — launch date for its long-awaited rebranding.
Extra rest can be a bonus, but in a league in which every second is charted and planned, too much time can create its own problems.
The league has very little wiggle room with four weeks left in the regular season and only one open weekend leading into the Super Bowl scheduled for Feb. 13.
Kansas City’s defense could give Patrick Mahomes the breathing room to grab home-field advantage, and Micah Parsons made good on the Cowboys’ promise to beat Washington.
The Buccaneers will presumably throw the ball against the Bills, and Dallas and Washington will jangle the N.F.C. East order.
Kansas City looks to gain separation in the tight A.F.C. West, and the Bills will try to retake the A.F.C. East from the Patriots.
Mac Jones is leading the Patriots back into the A.F.C.’s elite and Tom Brady and the Buccaneers are winless so far this November.
Huff, who became the epitome of the rough-and-tough football star with the Giants, was remembered for his head-on duels with two of the game’s greatest fullbacks.
Two women formerly employed by the team interrupted a meeting of the N.F.L.’s team owners to ask the league to release the full findings of an inquiry into sexual harassment and workplace misconduct.
King Henry’s court helped Tennessee take down Kansas City, Chicago’s aimlessness was on display again, and middling quarterback plans caught up to Denver and Washington.
Jeff Pash, the N.F.L.’s general counsel, brokered penalties, discussed a cheerleading scandal and arranged perks in emails with the former president of the Washington Football Team.
The former Raiders coach’s toxic commentary emerged from a separate investigation that had nothing to do with him, and remained secret because the probe was designed to be opaque.
A trove of emails in a separate workplace misconduct case show Raiders Coach Jon Gruden went beyond previously disclosed racist comments to issue broad tirades.
Jon Gruden, the coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, used a racist stereotype in 2011 to describe the players’ union president, DeMaurice Smith, who is Black.
DeAndre Hopkins pulled down a catch that will live forever, Ronald Jones II ran Tampa Bay to victory and Ben Roethlisberger was no worse for the wear after a week of no practice.
A minor league team in Spokane, Wash., has steadfastly stood by its nickname with the support of the local Native American community.