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Fran Tarkenton's daughter-in-law sees opportunity in student loans

ATLANTA—A new start up founded by the daughter-in-law of National Football League Hall of Famer and veteran entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton and the son of early Atlanta tech entrepreneur and investor Ben Dyer is looking to disrupt the student...Show More Summary

Are You Ready for Some (Political) Football? - the NFL, Concussion Research, the NIH, and the Revolving Door

Probably because it involved the favorite American sport, the controversy about the risk of concussions to professional National Football League (NFL) players, and how the NFL has handled the issue is very well known. A recent article...Show More Summary

The amazing story of how a Navy pilot-turned-Superbowl winner made it on Wall Street

Phil McConkey is not your average Wall Streeter. His father worked three jobs to put him through private school. He  served in the US Navy as a nuclear weapons transshipment pilot, before winning a National Football League SuperbowlShow More Summary

Former NBA, NFL Players Charged in Tax Fraud Scheme

A former National Basketball Association player famed for delivering a devastating punch during a 1977 on-court fight has been arrested and charged with fraud in conspiracy with a National Football League Hall of Famer, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday.

6 Conclusions The House Of Reps Made About The NFL's "Influence" On NIH Funding Decisions

Yesterday, House Energy & Commerce released a 91-page report bluntly titled “The National Football League’s Attempt to Influence Funding Decisions at the National Institute of Health,” accusing the NFL of trying to sway the NIH in their...Show More Summary

NFL: Replay Officials Empowered to Help Referees Avoid Mistakes

The National Football League on Tuesday broadened replay powers to allow the league office and replay officials in New York to help referees avoid mistakes on the field during games.

How the NFL tried to manipulate a government study on football and brain injuries

The National Institutes of Health seems to have discovered what communities across the land already knew: The National Football League is an untrustworthy partner.  According to a report released Monday by the Democratic staff of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the NFL pressured the...

NFL tried to influence head trauma research: Congressional report

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A blistering new report from the House Energy and Commerce Committee accuses the National Football League of improperly attempting to influence the National Institutes of Health with regard to research on brain disease caused by football and other contact sports.

Report: NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease. The report by New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone says the league tried to strong-arm the National Institutes of Health into taking the project away from a […]

No Decision Yet on Relocating Pro Bowl: League Spokesman

The National Football League said on Thursday that multiple cities are interested in hosting the Pro Bowl but that it was too soon to say if the annual exhibition of all-stars will move from its traditional home in Hawaii.

Capitol Hill Buzz: NFL returns money used to honor troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators said Thursday that they’ve scored a touchdown for taxpayers after the National Football League informed them that it is refunding more than $700,000 paid by the Defense Department to NFL clubs to honor military service members at league games and events. Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake had […]

NFL to Return $723,000 in 'Paid Patriotism' Funds to Taxpayers

The National Football League has agreed to return more than $700,000 paid to its teams by the Pentagon for honoring American soldiers at sporting events in a so-called "paid patriotism" scheme, two U.S. senators said on Thursday.

Cheika to Abstain From Hayne Hunt for Wallabies

Michael Cheika is happy to talk to Jarryd Hayne if his mission to play rugby sevens with Fiji at the Olympics falls through but the Wallabies coach will not go out of his way to woo the former National Football League player.

Who Is Cam Newton? ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’ Contestants Unaware Of Who NFL MVP Is

Cam Newton became one of the most recognizable stars in the entire National Football League this past season. Being one of the most popular players in the most popular sport in the United States should generally equate to being one of the most recognizable people on the planet. Show More Summary

2016 NFL Win Totals: Panthers, Patriots, Packers Among Top Teams on Betting Odds

The sportsbooks don't seem to think anybody is going to run away from the pack in the National Football League this season; perhaps parity is upon us again. Shortly after this spring's NFL draft, seven teams were pegged with a win over/under total of 10.5 for the season ahead at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark. Show More Summary

YouTube Clinches Deal With Spain’s National Soccer League To Broadcast Live Games, Highlights

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Following an expanded deal with the National Football League (NFL) that is bound to bring more football viewership to YouTube, the platform has now struck an agreement with Spain’s Liga Nacional de Futbol Profesional (LFP) -- the country’s...Show More Summary

'Hayne Plane' Takes Off for Next Mission Impossible

Jarryd Hayne's stint in the National Football League is destined to be remembered as a curious cameo but the Australian rugby league international walks away from an unfulfilled career having already defied improbable odds.

Hayne Quits NFL After One Season for Olympic Rugby Sevens

Jarryd Hayne announced his retirement from the National Football League on Sunday after playing one season with the San Francisco 49ers.

49ers’ Jarryd Hayne Announces Retirement to Pursue Olympic Dream

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Sunday that running back Jarryd Hayne has retired from the National Football League after just one season. A season that only saw 17 rushing attempts for 52 yards and 0 TD’s. Statement from Jarryd Hayne: “I’d like to thank Jed and the entire York family for giving me the opportunity to […]

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