Tag Archives: NFL

30Oct/17

Most of NFL’s Houston Texans kneel during anthem to protest owner Bob McNair

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 29, 2017) (NBC) – Most of the National Football League’s Houston Texans team knelt in protest as the national anthem was played for Sunday’s game in Seattle, an apparent rebuke of team owner Bob McNair for his remark about “inmates running the prison.” Continue reading

10Oct/17

White House supports NFL moves on anthem

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says the administration would support the NFL asking players to stand and defended Vice President Mike Pence’s tax-payer funded visit to a Sunday game that he left after the anthem was played in what critics say was a publicity stunt. Continue reading

24Sep/17

NFL-Trump feud on anthem protests takes over fields across U.S.

National Football League players sat out, knelt and linked arms during pre-game national anthems played across the country and in London on Sunday, after a weekend of tweets by President Donald Trump criticizing protesting players. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

26Jul/17

99% of NFL players in brain study suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy

A recent study finds that 99% of professional NFL football players have a brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Continue reading

06Feb/17

Fans pour onto the streets of Boston to celebrate Patriots win

New England fans flood onto the streets of Boston to celebrate the Patriots come-from-behind victory over the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, in Super Bowl LI.

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06Feb/17

Still photographs as Patriots rally to stun Falcons in Super Bowl thriller

Still photographs of Super Bowl LI as the New England Patriots rally to beat the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, in overtime.

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22Mar/16
Bennet Omalu, M.D., and actor Will Smith attend a special screening of "Concussion"

NFL acknowledges link between football and brain disease

The NFL’s health and safety officer acknowledged on March 14 that there is a link between football and the devastating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE.
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19Sep/15

Study finds 96 percent of former NFL players had brain disease

USA (Next Media) – A study by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University found that 87 out of 91 former NFL players tested suffered from a brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
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