ESPN’s president said the N.F.L. did not pressure the network to make the change, even amid continuing criticism of players who use the anthem to protest social injustice.
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A claim that Denver had given Kaepernick a fair offer only to be snubbed raises some issues once the timing of the offer, and the team’s other behavior, is examined.
Three weeks until the Eagles’ season opener, Wentz, the star quarterback who had knee surgery in December, is not sure whether he will play that night.
Paul Scott was the face of a complex N.F.L. system for rewarding retirement benefits. Then he quit and went to work for the players.
Kacy Rodgers II is a young safety trying to make the leap from the C.F.L. to the N.F.L. One of the coaches deciding his fate is his father.
After just a handful of exhibition games, the issue remains as contentious as ever, as illustrated by a police organization’s scolding of the Dolphins last week.
Living a quieter life in Montreal and playing in the Canadian Football League, the former Heisman Trophy winner discussed his self-sabotaging ways and his plans for a comeback.
Saquon Barkley, Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson impressed.
Malcolm Jenkins was one of several players who protested before Thursday’s preseason games. Two players who knelt drew praise from Colin Kaepernick.
There are five first-rounders looking to make an impact in preseason games, but none are guaranteed a starting spot.
The Giants’ rookie running back has already taken the N.F.L. by storm without ever playing in a game. Can he — or anybody — live up to those expectations?
Barkevious Mingo, Johnny Manziel and now Corey Coleman. Another top Browns draft pick heads out of town.
Ray Lewis, one of eight inductees this year, said at Saturday’s ceremony: “Look at what unites us — the answer is simple, love. Hope, faith and love, and the greatest is love.”
Darnold, the No. 3 overall draft pick, made his debut at Jets’ training camp on Monday. He’ll have to beat out two veteran quarterbacks to start.
Darnold, the Jets’ prized rookie quarterback, joins Chicago linebacker Roquan Smith as the only unsigned picks from the N.F.L. draft.
Two days after Jones said every Cowboy will have to stand for the national anthem, the players rise up.
The outspoken owner of the Cowboys says his players will not be allowed to stay in the locker room during the anthem, regardless of league policy.
The N.F.L. ultimately decided to settle its concussion lawsuit. The N.H.L. is taking another path.
He was the Vikings’ offensive line coach at his death and had been head coach in Miami and Oakland and an offensive coordinator for the Jets.
The latest developments assure that despite the N.F.L.’s wishes, the debate about how to handle players who protest during the anthem will continue.