The NFL draft is leaving New York after 49 years.
The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.
All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.
Will anything weird happen at the NFL Draft? Probably. But until then, here are our five favorite goofy NFL Draft moments.
The first of two NFL ownership meetings will take place this weekend, when some of the wealthiest people can gather and plot the course of the world for the next year.
The momentum for playoff expansion continues, and changes could be coming as soon as the 2015 season.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the possibility of adding two teams to the playoffs will “continue to get serious consideration.”
The most automatic play in football might be coming to an end. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said on Monday that the league is considering a proposal to eliminate extra points.