Published: Jun 12, 2020
The NFL pledged Thursday to contribute $250 million over 10 years to programs that address racial injustice, bolstering the league's social justice initiatives first established in cooperation with a group of players amid the national controversy in late 2017 over players' protests during the national anthem.
Published: Jun 06, 2020
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday admitted the league had been wrong to ignore players who spoke out against police brutality and encouraged peaceful protest, a remarkable reversal cast against the league's recent exile of quarterback Colin Kaepernick that provided another signpost of the rapidly evolving national discourse on race and policing.
Published: May 08, 2020
The NFL took a hopeful step Thursday toward its goal of having a full and on-time 2020 season beginning in the fall, releasing a regular season schedule that opens with a Sept. 10 game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans.
Published: Apr 16, 2020
While still publicly committed to kicking off its 2020 season in September to packed stadiums, the NFL has been planning for contingencies that include a potentially shortened schedule and holding games in empty or partially filled stadiums, two people familiar with the league's planning said Wednesday.
Published: Mar 17, 2020
The most frenzied portion of the NFL's offseason began as scheduled Monday against the wishes of many within the league, yielding a drumbeat of major transactional news amid the mushrooming societal upheaval caused by the outbreak of novel coronavirus.