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NFL players union renews call for grass fields after Aaron Rodgers’ injury

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NFL players prefer playing on natural grass. It's why the NFL Players Association called on the league Wednesday to switch all fields to grass. The union's executive director Lloyd Howell says it's the easiest decision the NFL can make. Players consider it a matter of career preservation. The union's repeated request for all grass comes less than 48 hours after four-time NFL MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers […]

today09/14/2023 13


NFL owners plan to meet July 20 and potentially vote to approve the Commanders sale, AP source says

NFL owners are set to meet July 20 to consider and potentially vote to approve the sale of the Washington Commanders, a person with knowledge of the situation said Friday. The person said teams were notified Thursday of a special league meeting that will take place in Minneapolis. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the league meeting was not announced. Three-quarters — 24 […]

today06/26/2023 26


AP source: NFL now reviewing Commanders sale agreement

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the NFL is reviewing the sale agreement of the Washington Commanders. A group led by Josh Harris and Mitchell Rales that includes Magic Johnson agreed in principle last week to buy the team from longtime owner Dan Snyder for $6.05 billion. The group submitted a fully financed, non-exclusive bid for the Commanders. The league is now looking over […]

today04/19/2023 33


AP source: NFL owners to discuss Snyder at upcoming meeting

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder's future is on the agenda for discussion at upcoming committee meetings in Florida ahead of the annual NFL meeting in Arizona in late March, according to a person familiar with the docket. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the person wasn't authorized to release details, said voting to oust Snyder if he chooses not to sell the […]

today03/01/2023 53


Apple Music becomes new sponsor of Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says Apple Music will be the new sponsor of the Super Bowl halftime show. The multi-year sponsorship will begin with this season's Super Bowl on Feb. 12 in Glendale, Arizona.  Apple Music replaces Pepsi, which sponsored the show for the past 10 years. Terms were not announced, but analysts had expected the league to get at least $50 million per year for the rights. […]

today09/23/2022 20


Goodell pressured by Congress to release Washington report

Former Washington Commanders employees and members of Congress are pressuring the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell to release a report about the team's history of sexual harassment and its sexist, hostile workplace culture. The NFL took over an investigation of the team that was initiated by owner Dan Snyder, ultimately fining him $10 million. But it did not release a report detailing the probe's findings. Six former team employees told […]

today02/03/2022 11


Bills-Chiefs is most-watched TV program since Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's epic playoff game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs was the most-watched event on television since the last Super Bowl. Nielsen said it reached nearly 43 million television viewers on Sunday night. During the fourth quarter in Kansas City, the game's audience share was 90 — meaning 90 percent of the television sets on at the time were tuned in to the […]

today01/26/2022 9


Roethlisberger, Steelers in playoffs after OT win against Ravens

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger delayed his retirement a little longer, guiding Pittsburgh to a 16-13 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens that left the Steelers on the verge of an improbable playoff berth. Then they had to sweat out a dramatic night game between the Chargers and Raiders. Any result other than a tie would put Pittsburgh in the postseason, but those two teams were indeed deadlocked until Las […]

today01/10/2022 12


Washington to reveal new name on Feb. 2; won’t be RedWolves

Washington's NFL team says it will unveil its new name on Feb. 2. Team president Jason Wright confirmed that the name won't be Wolves or RedWolves. He cited trademark challenges for not going down that path that was popular among fans. Commanders, Defenders, Red Hogs, Armada, Sentinels, Admirals Presidents, Brigade and the status quo "Washington Football Team" were among the other finalists. The helmets and uniforms will still feature the […]

today01/05/2022 14