NFL Players Association

49ers' Jed York Supports Kaepernick Kneeling, Didn't Tell Teams Not to Sign QB

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said he didn't believe former Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick was being disrespectful by taking a knee during the United States national anthem.<p>During an appearance on Freakonomics Radio's <i>The Hidden Side of Sports,</i> York also said the organization didn't attempt …

Sports

Why There Are About to Be More Pro Athletes in Beer Commercials

The long-held tradition of separating professional sports stars from beer ads is changing.<p>Having a beer while watching the game is pretty routine for …

NFL

Coming Soon To A Bud Ad Near You: Active NBA & MLB Pros

/ @timmckirdy<br>Updated on2018-09-19<p>Budweiser will launch a series of ads featuring active NBA and MLB players, after parent company AB InBev struck …

Players Association

Video: Josh Gordon Runs Receiver Drill At First Patriots Practice

Josh Gordon running drills with the other Patriots receivers. Wearing No. 10. pic.twitter.com/C7HXr6Zn8D— Matt Dolloff (@mattdolloff) September 19, …

Concussion

Ravens fined by NFL for violating on-field communication policy in preseason

The Ravens were fined Wednesday by the NFL for improper use of headset-equipped helmets by multiple players during games in the preseason.<p>The team …

Annapolis

History Lesson from NFL's 1982 Strike

The strike to end all strikes, it wasn't. No picketing. No violence. Not one raw chicken leg flung.<p>But what the National Football League walkout and …

NFL

AB InBev strikes deals to put more sports pros in beer ads, overcoming long-held resistance

Anheuser-Busch InBev will put more pro baseball and basketball players in its marketing as result of new deals with the players unions of Major …

Players Association

Bruce Smith signs letter threatening to skip future HOF ceremonies

Former Buffalo Bills and Hall of Fame defensive end Bruce Smith was listed as a member of Hall of Famers who are threatening to not attend future induction ceremonies on Tuesday.<p>Smith is apart of a group fighting for the rights of former players in regard to health insurance and an annual salary …

Hall of Fame

Hall of Famers demand insurance, NFL revenue share

The newly formed players-only Hall of Fame Board, made up of Pro Football Hall of Fame players, are threatening a boycott of induction ceremonies unless Hall of Fame members receive health insurance and an annual salary that includes a share of NFL revenues.<p>ESPN obtained a copy of the memo sent to …

Hall of Fame

NFL, NFLPA are reviewing concussion protocol on Patrick Chung

By<p>2:58 PM<p>The NFL strengthened its concussion protocol this offseason and added a third set of eyes at each game to specifically monitor the TV …

Concussion

NFL, union reviewing if protocol was followed with Patrick Chung

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung left Sunday's loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars at halftime with a concussion, and a …

New England Patriots

NFL and NFLPA Will Investigate Patriots' Handling of Patrick Chung's Concussion

​After suffering their first loss of the season on Sunday to the ​Jacksonville Jaguars, the ​New England Patriots now have another problem to deal …

Blake Bortles

Miach Orthopaedics inks $22.5 mln Series A

Boston-based <b>Miach Orthopaedics Inc</b>, a developer of bio-engineered surgical implants for connective tissue repair, has raised $22.5 million in Series …

Administrative Law

Biotech’s idea for a better ACL treatment gets funding from NFL players union

Boston-based MIACH Orthopaedics Inc. working on technology it says could speed healing.

Fundraising

Cam Robinson has the answer for unattractive men on 'Celebrity Family Feud'

Network television gave two versions of Cam Robinson on Sunday.<p>During the afternoon, CBS showed the Jacksonville Jaguars left offensive tackle …

Tampa Bay

Saints' David Onyemata to appeal $40k fine Tuesday | NOLA.com

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata has an appeals hearing Tuesday as he tries to avoid paying the $40,108 fine he received for two …

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Whoop Devices Expand Beyond Athlete Tracking, Into Healthcare

Whoop, the wearable biometric tracker used by athletes and embraced by the NFLPA, is expanding beyond the world of athletics and into healthcare.<p>The …

Sports Technology

Can Anyone Get Kicked Out Of The NFLPA?

Sep 14, 2018<p>What does it take for the NFL Players Association to kick someone out? They have consistently defended and allowed players who have been …

Seattle Seahawks

NFLPA names Melvin Gordon this week’s Community MVP

Getty Images<p>Chargers running back Melvin Gordon didn’t have practice on Tuesday, so he joined more than 1,000 other volunteers at the Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

Former NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth says he won't let his son play football

The ex-cornerback says it 'feels like you're living a horror movie' waiting for possible CTE signs<p>Domonique Foxworth spent the better part of a …

Atlanta Falcons

SportsCastr Expands to MMA With Exclusive Muay Thai Streaming Deal

SportsCastr has entered the MMA ring. (Courtesy of SportsCastr)<p>SportsCastr, the social live-streaming platform that has backing from former NBA …

Sports Technology

Jets CEO Christopher Johnson: NFL won't let me talk about national anthem

Christopher Johnson can talk all he wants about his "team to be reckoned with" and missing Sam Darnold's pick-six while in the elevator ("my heart …

New York Jets

Players meet with Governor about criminal justice reform

The NFL and the NFL Players Association are having ongoing discussions about how to handle the protests about how minorities are treated in this …

Players Association

A.Q. Shipley's contract extension very inexpensive

The Arizona Cardinals extended the contract of injured center A.Q. Shipley not too long ago. The exact terms were not reported, but the details are in.<p>The Cardinals save a little cap space and lock up a veteran lineman for another year, and did so at a very low price.<p>Shipley was due to make $1.5 …

Arizona Cardinals

NFL kneeling protests resume as players refuse to be intimidated by Trump

NFL players resumed kneeling protests during the pre-game playing of the US national anthem at Sunday’s 2018 season openers as US President Donald …

Liberal View

REPORT: Cowboys DE Randy Gregory Could Be In Trouble With NFL Once Again

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory played in the team’s first regular season game on Sunday but there is a chance it could be the last game …

NFL

John Mara: Players don’t want 18-game season

Getty Images<p>The NFL wants to expand the regular season from 16 games to 18. The NFL Players Association doesn’t.<p>Curiously, Giants co-owner John Mara …

NFL

NFL, NFLPA may be in for battle over 18-game schedule

Giants co-owner John Mara doesn't believe NFL players want an 18-game schedule but Mike Florio explains why he believes the NFL and NFLPA may be set u

Football (U.S.)

NFL Players Assoc. Names Community Service Award After Ex-Viking, Justice Alan Page

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —</b> The NFL Players Association is recognizing the extraordinary work that Justice Alan Page has done with it comes to community …

Players Association

The NFL Won't Implement Its New Anthem Policy This Season, Report Says

The U.S. National Football League isn’t expected to implement a new policy on the national anthem this season, ESPN’s Adam Schefter writes, citing …

NFL