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N.F.L. Owners Won’t Penalize Players for Kneeling During Anthem

The owners on Tuesday opted not to rewrite regulations to require standing for the anthem and met for hours with players to discuss supporting social causes.

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott Seeks Restraining Order to Get Back on the Field

The N.F.L. Players’ Association has asked a U.S. District Court to issue a restraining order that would allow the Dallas Cowboys star to rejoin the team.

On Pro Football: Another Star Falls as Aaron Rodgers Joins the N.F.L.’s Infirmary

A week after Odell Beckham Jr. and J.J. Watt sustained season-ending injuries, Rodgers broke his right collarbone. And the N.F.L. rule book was powerless to stop it.

Colin Kaepernick, Who Began Anthem Kneeling, Files Complaint Against N.F.L.

Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who has not been signed by another team, will assert a conspiracy by owners to keep him out of the league.

Patriots 24, Jets 17: Jets, Outperforming Expectations, Are Outdone by the Patriots

In a game that few would have expected to be competitive before this season began, New England needed some good fortune to defeat the Jets.

Aaron Hernandez’s Family Drops C.T.E. Suit Against N.F.L., for Now

The family, which sued last month in federal court in Boston, left open the possibility of refiling the case in a different court.

Ezekiel Elliott’s 6-Game N.F.L. Suspension Reinstated by Court

The Cowboys running back could miss the next six games after the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sided with the N.F.L.

N.F.L. Week 6 Picks: Chiefs Over Steelers; Packers Over Vikings

The Chiefs look to remain perfect, while the Jaguars hope to quit their Jekyll and Hyde routine. Here are our picks against the spread.

Fantasy Football: Who to Start in Week 6

Deshaun Watson has become a must start in the fantasy game, but Ben Roethlisberger faces a tough matchup and is coming off one of the worst performances of his career.

ESPN Suspends Jemele Hill After Response to Jerry Jones’s Comments

The Dallas Cowboys’ owner said he would bench any players who “disrespect the flag.”

Y.A. Tittle, Quarterback Who Led Giants to 3 Title Games, Dies at 90

Tittle endeared himself to New York not as a golden boy but as a muddied, grass-stained scrapper who had been discarded by the 49ers as too slow and too old.

On Pro Football: The N.F.L.’s Big Head-Scratcher: What’s Wrong With the Cowboys?

Dallas is one of the most talented teams in the league. But the Cowboys blew another big lead at home, this time to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.

Odell Beckham Jr. Is Injured as Giants’ Season Keeps Spiraling

At 0-5, the Giants hardly look like the division contender talked about in training camp. Even worse, Beckham and several starters are now injured.

N.F.L. Live: Pence Walks Out After 49ers Kneel During Anthem

National anthem demonstrations continued in Week 5. On the field, a number of good matchups should help clarify the N.F.L. picture.

The Never-Ending Battle Against Sport’s Hidden Foe

The virulent bacteria MRSA flourishes in locker rooms, on gear and on players’ skin, and the fight to prevent infections includes high-tech solutions like a chemical fog.

Cam Newton Loses Dannon Sponsorship Deal After Sexist Remarks

The Carolina Panthers quarterback drew criticism after saying “it’s funny to hear a female talk about routes” to Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer.

Terrelle Pryor Says He Was Racially Taunted; N.F.L. to Investigate

The Redskins receiver made an obscene gesture to Chiefs fans after Monday night’s game, which he said was motivated by racial slurs from the crowd.

N.F.L. Picks: Packers Over Cowboys, and Patriots Over Buccaneers

Kansas City appears to be the class of the N.F.L. Can the Chiefs stay undefeated against the Texans? Here are our picks against the spread in Week 5.

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