NFL to discuss union's desire to cancel preseason

Football Jul 5, 2020

NFL to discuss union's desire to cancel preseason

The NFL plans to consider the NFL Players Association’s recommendation to cancel the preseason though it prefers to cut the schedule in half, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday night. The league decided Wednesday to cut its preseason from ...

NFL cancels Hall of Fame game and delays inductions until 2021

Football Jun 26, 2020

NFL cancels Hall of Fame game and delays inductions until 2021

The NFL on Thursday canceled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction ceremonies for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Aug. 6 exhibition game in Canton, Ohio, between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Cowboys' Dak Prescott signs $31 million franchise tag

Football Jun 23, 2020

Cowboys' Dak Prescott signs $31 million franchise tag

Dak Prescott plans to be at training camp with the Dallas Cowboys, if and when it starts, on the richest one-year contract in franchise history. There is also still time to work out a long-term deal for the star quarterback. Prescott signed his $31.4 million tender ...

TV money gives NFL leg up if fans can't fill teams' coffers

Football Jun 14, 2020

TV money gives NFL leg up if fans can't fill teams' coffers

Timing favored the NFL over other major pro sports leagues in trying to figure out how to keep the coronavirus pandemic from wrecking the 2020 season. America's most popular sport has another big advantage if the games are played: TV money. While NFL owners could lose ...

Pete Carroll expresses regret for not signing Colin Kaepernick

Football Jun 12, 2020

Pete Carroll expresses regret for not signing Colin Kaepernick

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll revisited the team’s history with Colin Kaepernick on Thursday and expressed regret for not signing Kaepernick when given the opportunity. Seattle brought Kaepernick in for a workout during the 2017 offseason and had another visit a year later canceled. At ...