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Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers warms up before the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Bank of America Stadium on November 16, 2014
Cam Newton apologises for "degrading and disrespectful" comment
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton issues an apology for an "extremely degrading and disrespectful" comment he made to a female reporter.
Oct 7, 15:29
Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers warms up before the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Bank of America Stadium on November 16, 2014
Cam Newton accused of making sexist comment to female reporter
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is criticised after making a seemingly sexist comment to a female reporter during a press conference.
Oct 5, 21:17
Generic image of a locker room
OJ Simpson freed on parole after nine years in prison for Las Vegas armed robbery
The Nevada Department of Corrections confirms that former American football player OJ Simpson has been freed on parole after nine years in prison for armed robbery.
Oct 1, 09:44
Donald Trump attends the Opening Ceremony for the 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 27, 2012
Donald Trump wants fans to boycott NFL games due to 'disrespecting players'
United States president Donald Trump is under criticism for urging NFL fans to stop going to games "until players stop disrespecting our flag and country".
Sep 24, 14:20
Sunlight bursts through the stadium prior to kick off during the NFL game between Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium on November 01, 2015 in London, England.
NFL Wembley set for 'enhanced security'
The NFL game at Wembley this Sunday will reportedly be subject to enhanced security procedures.
Sep 20, 13:51
Clive Walford #88 and Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders congratulate teammate Michael Crabtree #15 on scoring a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Nissan Stadium on November 29, 2015
Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas confirmed
The NFL owners approve the Oakland Raiders' proposed move to Las Vegas by a 31-1- majority.
Mar 28, 14:22
Sunlight bursts through the stadium prior to kick off during the NFL game between Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium on November 01, 2015 in London, England.
Scotland to host NFL games?
Scotland could reportedly host regular-season NFL games in the future, with Murrayfield and Hampden Park earmarked as possible destinations.
Jan 17, 11:52
San Diego Chargers Dean Spanos speaks about LaDainian Tomlinson at the announcement of his retirement from professional football, after signing a one-day contract with the San Diego Chargers and being immediately released by the club, on June 18, 2012
San Diego Chargers relocating to Los Angeles
The San Diego Chargers confirm that they are moving to a new home in Los Angeles.
Jan 12, 20:38
Head Coach Gary Kubiak of the Denver Broncos addresses the media during his introduction press conference at Dove Valley on January 20, 2015
Super Bowl-winning Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak retires
Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak announces his retirement less than 12 months after steering the franchise to the Super Bowl title.
Jan 2, 22:37
A general view of the NFL goal on September 23, 2012
NFL security guard sacked after performing indecent act at game
A security firm apologises after one of its employees engaged in a "disturbing act" in front of a capacity crowd during San Diego Chargers' clash with Oakland Raiders.
Dec 21, 20:48
Sunlight bursts through the stadium prior to kick off during the NFL game between Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium on November 01, 2015 in London, England.
Three NFL franchises to make first appearance in London next year
Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns will all compete in London for the first time in 2017, while regulars Jacksonville Jaguars will also return.
Dec 13, 15:19
Sunlight bursts through the stadium prior to kick off during the NFL game between Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium on November 01, 2015 in London, England.
NFL to stage four games in UK in 2017
The NFL announces plans to stage four games in London next season.
Dec 10, 13:44
Overall view of Cleveland Browns Stadium before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals on October 14, 2012
Cleveland Browns tipped for London move
The co-founder of a leading bookmaker tips the Cleveland Browns to make a permanent relocation to London within five years.
Nov 25, 18:55
Giants kicker Josh Brown during a pre-season game with Pittsburgh on August 10, 2013
New York Giants release Josh Brown after domestic abuse investigation
Josh Brown is released by the New York Giants following allegations of domestic abuse.
Oct 25, 21:27
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos sits on the ground in the fourth quarter while taking on the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014
NFL clears Peyton Manning after seven-month investigation into drug allegations
The NFL clears Peyton Manning after a seven-month investigation into drug allegations.
Jul 25, 17:17
Tom Brady in action for New England Patriots on February 1, 2015
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady's four-game ban reinstated by US Appeals court
US Court of Appeals reinstates New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game ban for his role in deflategate.
Apr 25, 16:42
A general view of the NFL goal on September 23, 2012
Los Angeles Rams secure trade with Tennessee Titans for top NFL Draft pick
The Los Angeles Rams execute a blockbuster trade for the Tennessee Titans' number one overall pick in this month's NFL Draft.
Apr 14, 18:11
A general view of the goal post against the blue sky as the Denver Broncos host the San Diego Chargers during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on November 22, 200
Twitter to show live Thursday night NFL games
Twitter will broadcast ten NFL matches for free in 2016 after reaching an agreement to show Thursday night games online.
Apr 5, 22:41
Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is seen during pregame against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on November 23, 2014
Cleveland Browns sign Robert Griffin III
The Cleveland Browns secure the services of quarter-back Robert Griffin III on a two-year contract.
Mar 24, 17:33
Tray Walker in action for the Baltimore Ravens in August 2015
Baltimore Ravens' Tray Walker dies, aged 23
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker dies at the age of 23 following a dirt bike accident in Miami.
Mar 19, 13:51
Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the pre-season game against the New York Jets at Ford Field on August 9, 2013
Calvin Johnson announces retirement from NFL
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson announces that he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons.
Mar 9, 15:57
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos walks with the football on the sideline during the football game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium November 10, 2013
Peyton Manning officially retires
Peyton Manning officially announces that he is retiring from the NFL following an illustrious, record-breaking 18-year career.
Mar 7, 19:00
Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos acknowledges the crowd after throwing a record 51 touchdowns in a season against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013
Peyton Manning tells Denver Broncos he is retiring
NFL legend Peyton Manning informs the Denver Broncos of his decision to retire from the sport.
Mar 6, 20:13
Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos acknowledges the crowd after throwing a record 51 touchdowns in a season against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013
Peyton Manning to retire on Monday?
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will reportedly confirm his plans to retire on Monday.
Mar 6, 14:13
A general view of the goal post against the blue sky as the Denver Broncos host the San Diego Chargers during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on November 22, 200
NFL to stage regular-season game in Mexico
The NFL announces plans to stage a Monday Night Football game in Mexico City in November.
Feb 6, 19:05
Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders dives for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at O.co Coliseum on December 6, 2015
Oakland Raiders considering Vegas move
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis holds talks with developers about a new $1 billion stadium being planned in Las Vegas.
Jan 30, 13:42
Melvin Gordon #28 of the San Diego Chargers runs through the tackle attempt of Tyvon Branch #27 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium during the third quarter of the game on December 13, 2015
Chargers to remain in San Diego
The San Diego Chargers confirm that they will remain in the city for at least another season.
Jan 30, 11:58
Sunlight bursts through the stadium prior to kick off during the NFL game between Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium on November 01, 2015 in London, England.
Permanent UK NFL team 'expected by 2022'
An NFL spokesman insists that plans to house an NFL franchise permanently in the UK are "on track" for 2022.
Jan 20, 20:22
Offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo and quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants look on from the sideline against the Arizona Cardinals on September 14, 2014
Ben McAdoo succeeds Tom Coughlin as New York Giants head coach
The New York Giants appoint 38-year-old Ben McAdoo as their new head coach following the resignation of long-serving Tom Coughlin.
Jan 14, 22:29
Beyonce posing with a ball in a Super Bowl promo shot
Beyonce, Coldplay for Super Bowl half-time show
Beyonce will appear on stage with Coldplay at this year's Super Bowl half-time show, it is confirmed.
Jan 8, 11:58
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin on the sidelines during his team's pre-season match against Indianapolis Colts on August 18, 2013
Tom Coughlin steps down as New York Giants head coach
Two-time Super Bowl-winning New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin brings an end to his 12-year spell in charge of the team following a third straight losing season.
Jan 4, 20:00
Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula of the San Francisco 49ers reacts as he coachs against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013
San Francisco 49ers fire head coach Jim Tomsula
Jim Tomsula is relieved from his duties as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers after they miss out on the playoffs for the second straight season.
Jan 4, 18:39
Head coach Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on from the sideline in the second half against the Carolina Panthers on August 15, 2013
Philadelphia Eagles fire head coach Chip Kelly
The Philadelphia Eagles part company with head coach Chip Kelly after failing to reach the NFL playoffs.
Dec 30, 12:17
Odell Beckham Jr. #13 of the New York Giants celebrates after scoring 10 yard touchdown thrown by Eli Manning #10 in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 14, 2014
New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr gets one-game NFL ban for Josh Norman scrap
The NFL bans New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr for one game after his on-field scrap with Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman on Sunday.
Dec 22, 12:19
Sunlight bursts through the stadium prior to kick off during the NFL game between Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium on November 01, 2015 in London, England.
London 'could host eight NFL games by 2020'
The head of NFL international suggests that London could host eight regular-season games a year by 2020.
Dec 16, 10:24
Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton likely to miss rest of season
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton could be out for the rest of the season after fracturing a thumb during Sunday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Dec 14, 15:12