Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums

More Sports / Football Sep 14, 2020

Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums

Jason Myers kicked the ball through the end zone to open Seattle's season at Atlanta. No one else on the field moved. Instead, the Seahawks and Falcons dropped to one knee where they had stood. After years of pleading with their league to act against systemic ...

Roger Goodell reiterates NFL's support for Black community

Football Sep 2, 2020

Roger Goodell reiterates NFL's support for Black community

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reiterated the league’s support for players fighting for racial justice and protesting police violence. Citing a police officer shooting Jacob Blake in the back on Aug. 23 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Goodell said the incident has "brought forth more feelings of anger, ...

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

More Sports / Football Jan 26, 2017

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday he would not be uncomfortable handing the Lombardi Trophy to quarterback Tom Brady if the New England Patriots win the Feb. 5 Super Bowl in Houston. Goodell, whose suspension of Brady for his role in deflating footballs used in ...

Fans want NFL return

More Sports / Football Feb 4, 2015

Fans want NFL return

by Kaz Nagatsuka

It was a Monday night, not a Super Sunday, but an estimated 100 people had assembled for a viewing party for Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks on massive screens at a public viewing event in Tokyo. There was a ...