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Carl Nassib comes out as gay: an NFL game changer
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib
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Carl Nassib comes out as gay: an NFL game changer

His announcement is praised by the league, the Raiders and fellow pros 
22 Jun 2021
NFL’s underdog story: ‘150th’ Super Bowl for the goat Tom Brady
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady
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NFL’s underdog story: ‘150th’ Super Bowl for the goat Tom Brady

Tampa Bay will face defending champions Kansas City and Patrick Mahomes in a home Super Bowl
25 Jan 2021
Brady leaves the Patriots and looks set to sign for the Bucs
Tom Brady won six Super Bowls with the New England Patriots
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Brady leaves the Patriots and looks set to sign for the Bucs

Six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback departs the Pats after 20 years
18 Mar 2020
2019 NFL London Games: fixtures, tickets and where to watch
Wembley Stadium hosts two matches on the 2019 NFL London Games series
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2019 NFL London Games: fixtures, tickets and where to watch

Jaguars take on the Texans at Wembley Stadium on 3 November
28 Oct 2019
Kyler Murray: multiple sports star taking the NFL by storm
Kyler Murray with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being announced as the first pick in the first round of the NFL Draft
In Depth

Kyler Murray: multiple sports star taking the NFL by storm

Arizona’s new QB was the No.1 pick in the NFL Draft - a year after being the No.9 pick in the MLB Draft
26 Apr 2019
NFL: Wade ‘speechless’ after signing for the Buffalo Bills
Ex-rugby star Christian Wade poses with a Buffalo Bills helmet
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NFL: Wade ‘speechless’ after signing for the Buffalo Bills

Former rugby union star takes major step towards American football dream
9 Apr 2019
Harry Kane’s NFL dream: from Spurs to the Patriots?
Tottenham and England star Harry Kane is a huge fan of NFL side the New England Patriots
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Harry Kane’s NFL dream: from Spurs to the Patriots?

England captain reveals ambition to become a kicker in the NFL
28 Mar 2019

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Super Bowl: London’s best bars and pubs to watch the NFL
Los Angeles Rams vs. New England Patriots Super Bowl LIII Atlanta
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Super Bowl: London’s best bars and pubs to watch the NFL

Los Angeles Rams take on the New England Patriots in Atlanta
31 Jan 2019
NFL Super Bowl LIII: Rams vs. Patriots early predictions
The Patriots and Rams go head-to-head to lift the Vince Lombardi Trophy at Super Bowl LIII
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NFL Super Bowl LIII: Rams vs. Patriots early predictions

New England quarterback Tom Brady is headed to his ninth Super Bowl
21 Jan 2019
NFL divisional playoffs: fixtures, predictions, odds, TV
Super Bowl London Sadiq Khan mayor NFL
In Depth

NFL divisional playoffs: fixtures, predictions, odds, TV

The race is on to reach Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta next month
9 Jan 2019
NFL 2018-19: London games, Super Bowl 53 predictions, TV
Super Bowl London Sadiq Khan mayor NFL
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NFL 2018-19: London games, Super Bowl 53 predictions, TV

Eagles win the final game of the Wembley series in front of a record 85,000 crowd
29 Oct 2018
NFL: Browns win and fans celebrate with free beer
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NFL: Browns win and fans celebrate with free beer

Cleveland’s rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield inspires first victory for 635 days
21 Sep 2018
Trump: Nike’s Kaepernick advert sends ‘terrible message’
Donald Trump NFL
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Trump: Nike’s Kaepernick advert sends ‘terrible message’

US president responds to the new ‘Just Do It’ campaign
5 Sep 2018
#JustBurnIt: Nike suffer Colin Kaepernick advert backlash
Colin Kaepernick Nike Just Do It advert NFL
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#JustBurnIt: Nike suffer Colin Kaepernick advert backlash

Former NFL quarterback is the face of Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ 30th anniversary campaign
4 Sep 2018
Pictures: Eagles unveil NFL Super Bowl championship ring
Philadelphia Eagles NFL Super Bowl championship ring Nick Foles
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Pictures: Eagles unveil NFL Super Bowl championship ring

The bling trophy features 219 diamonds and 17 rare green sapphires
15 Jun 2018
NFL’s new anthem policy is a ‘victory for Trump’ - reactions
NFL national anthem policy fines reactions
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NFL’s new anthem policy is a ‘victory for Trump’ - reactions

NFL announces that teams will be fined if players or officials kneel in protest during the US national anthem
24 May 2018
NFL: Tom Brady will play on for the New England Patriots
Tom Brady won six Super Bowls with the New England Patriots
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NFL: Tom Brady will play on for the New England Patriots

American football’s star quarterback, 40, is a five-time winner of the Super Bowl
1 May 2018
Super Bowl in London? Sadiq Khan eyes NFL’s biggest match
Super Bowl London Sadiq Khan mayor NFL
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Super Bowl in London? Sadiq Khan eyes NFL’s biggest match

The London mayor is keen to bring the NFL spectacle to the capital, but what do American football fans think?
28 Mar 2018
NFL Super Bowl LII: Patriots vs. Eagles predictions and odds
Tom Brady 2018 Super Bowl Patriots v Eagles
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NFL Super Bowl LII: Patriots vs. Eagles predictions and odds

All roads lead to Minneapolis for American football’s showpiece event on 4 February
29 Jan 2018
Raiders and Seahawks will play first NFL match at Tottenham
Tottenham’s new stadium will also be used for NFL London matches
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Raiders and Seahawks will play first NFL match at Tottenham

Teams and fixtures are announced for the 2018 NFL London games
11 Jan 2018
NFL play-offs: wild card fixtures and how to watch on TV
Buffalo Bills NFL Wild Card Weekend fixtures play-offs
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NFL play-offs: wild card fixtures and how to watch on TV

Twelve NFL sides remain in the race for Super Bowl LII next month
4 Jan 2018
Roger Goodell signs new deal and Week 14 play-off picture
Roger Goodell NFL commissioner
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Roger Goodell signs new deal and Week 14 play-off picture

NFL commissioner is reported to have extended his contract to 2023
7 Dec 2017
NFL: New York Giants sack head coach Ben McAdoo
Ben McAdoo New York Giants NFL
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NFL: New York Giants sack head coach Ben McAdoo

General manager Jerry Reese is also relieved of his duties after 2-10 start
5 Dec 2017
Cleveland Browns lose eighth straight NFL match
Hue Jackson Cleveland Browns
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Cleveland Browns lose eighth straight NFL match

Cleveland let half-time lead slip against the Minnesota Vikings at Twickenham
30 Oct 2017
NFL players boycott anthem after Trump tirade
NFL protest
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NFL players boycott anthem after Trump tirade

The US President urged bosses to sack ‘disrespectful’ players who knelt in protest at racial injustice
25 Sep 2017
Mark Waller: NFL London team to make 2022 touch down
New York Giants vs. Miami Dolphins NFL Wembley 2007
In Depth

Mark Waller: NFL London team to make 2022 touch down

The Week speaks to the NFL vice-president about the 2017 London games - and the new stadium deal with Tottenham
22 Sep 2017
From homeless in London to playing in the NFL
Efe Obada Carolina Panthers NFL
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From homeless in London to playing in the NFL

Efe Obada’s journey to professional American football stardom was anything but conventional
7 Sep 2017
NFL relaxes rules on celebrations - but no twerking allowed
Antonio Brown twerking
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NFL relaxes rules on celebrations - but no twerking allowed

'No Fun League' loosens up to give players given more leeway to 'express themselves' after big plays
24 May 2017
What time does the Super Bowl start and who will win?
Super bowl
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What time does the Super Bowl start and who will win?

The mighty New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in the most politically-charged NFL season finale for years
3 Feb 2017
Protests could make Super Bowl LI a 'defining moment'
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Protests could make Super Bowl LI a 'defining moment'

Houston braces itself for a season finale like no other, with demonstrations in danger of overshadowing the game
2 Feb 2017
Sport on TV: what to watch and when this Christmas
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In Review

Sport on TV: what to watch and when this Christmas

While the rest of us enjoy a festive break, sportsmen and women will be working hard to keep us entertained
24 Dec 2016
Donald Trump: What it means for sport in the US and beyond
In Depth

Donald Trump: What it means for sport in the US and beyond

Republican's shock victory could have a wide-ranging effect on the World Cup, Olympics and the Premier League
10 Nov 2016
Colin Kaepernick protests: Activist to start for 49ers
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Colin Kaepernick protests: Activist to start for 49ers

Controversial quarterback who refuses to stand for US national anthem is in starting line-up against Buffalo Bills
12 Oct 2016
Colin Kaepernick: Hero or traitor?
Colin Kaepernick
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Colin Kaepernick: Hero or traitor?

American footballer divides US after refusing to stand for the national anthem in protest at racial injustice
19 Sep 2016
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