By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The NFL is free to twist arms, just like anybody else. So maybe it's just coincidence that all five of the new stadiums that will come on line during Roger Goodell's brief tenure as NFL commissioner have now been awarded Super Bowls.
Build a new stadium, host the Super Bowl to show it off.
Last summer, NBA veteran Jason Collins considered joining an old Stanford college roommate, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, at Boston's gay pride parade.
With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.
The NFL distributed a document to its teams Monday reiterating its anti-discrimination policy on sexual orientation.
Manti Te'o is headed to San Diego.
Short on glam, slim on glitter and no sign of Manti Te'o, the NFL draft was still a solid B-plus.
Manti Te'o and Geno Smith provided the sizzle previously missing from the NFL draft.
With several big names available, Jacksonville went to a lesser program for an unpublicized player to open the second round of the NFL draft Friday night: safety Johnathan Cyprien of Florida International.
Te'o dropped into the second round, in part because he struggled in the national championship game against Alabama and its offense full of future NFL draft picks.
More than 2 1/2 tons of linemen, five trades, one quarterback and no Manti Te'o.
Fisher, from Central Michigan, became the first player from the Mid-American Conference taken to open the draft. He is the third offensive tackle picked No. 1 overall since the 1970 merger, joining Orlando Pace in 1997 and Jake Long five years ago.
Short on glam, slim on glitter, the NFL draft was still nothing less than a rock solid B-plus.
This year's NFL draft is heavy on size and light on glamour.
They'll also savor the reason they don't have a selection Thursday. Last year's trade of three first-round picks, including those in 2013 and 2014, to position the franchise to draft quarterback Robert Griffin III filled a need to which everything else seems secondary.
NEW YORK | Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL no longer needs four preseason games, but the league should change its offseason training programs.
Goodell said Thursday that even players don't like the four exhibition games — and fans certainly don't now that most starters play sparingly during the preseason.