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Once forbidden, gambling now embraced by NFL

Nov. 22, 2022 17:57 PM EST

Gambling has gone from the forbidden topic in the NFL to a key part of the league's present and future. The days of lobbying against widespread legalized sports betting, preventing broadcast partners from even discussing point spreads and even prohibiting players from holding a...

Commanders settle with Md. over season-ticket holders' money

Nov. 18, 2022 15:02 PM EST

The Washington Commanders have agreed to return security deposits to former season ticket holders and pay a $250,000 penalty in a settlement with the state of Maryland. The team has 30 days to return fans’ deposits as part of the arrangement announced Friday by Maryland Attorney...

Commanders sued by DC for cheating fans out of ticket money

Nov. 17, 2022 17:11 PM EST

The Washington Commanders have been sued again by the District of Columbia, this time accused of scheming to cheat fans out of ticket money. D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine on Thursday announced the filing of a lawsuit in civil court against the NFL team for its actions in...

Goodell: More NFL games likely for Germany, possibly soon

Nov. 12, 2022 10:19 AM EST

MUNICH (AP) — The NFL plans to play more regular-season games in Germany, possibly sooner than expected. League commissioner Roger Goodell told a fan forum in Munich on Saturday that the NFL will stage “at least” four games in Germany through 2025. The current...

NFL to honor John Madden on Thanksgiving broadcasts

Nov. 11, 2022 15:04 PM EST

From awarding victory turkey legs to the star players to being the voice on the NFL's biggest Thanksgiving Day games for years, John Madden was synonymous with the holiday he so adored. The NFL is making that a lasting tribute by honoring the late broadcaster by launching the “John...

Snyder, Commanders, NFL, Goodell sued by DC attorney general

Nov. 10, 2022 16:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell were sued by the District of Columbia on Thursday, accused of colluding to deceive fans by lying about an inquiry into “sexual misconduct and a persistently hostile work environment” within the team. ...

Germany edges past UK as Europe's leading market for NFL

Nov. 10, 2022 15:49 PM EST

MUNICH (AP) — Seattle Seahawks fan Lukas Spiess was shocked at what he noticed while at a Stuttgart soccer game a few weeks ago. “This elderly gentleman a few rows in front of me was playing fantasy football on his phone,” said Spiess, president of the German Sea Hawkers fan...

Snyder’s status, Watson’s ban, Flores’ lawsuit hang over NFL

Nov. 10, 2022 14:27 PM EST

Nothing, it seems, can slow the NFL’s overwhelming and ever-growing popularity, no matter how poor the play, how inconsistent the officiating, how shaky the concussion protocols — and no matter how many significant, unsavory off-field issues loom as the season enters its second half. ...

Timeline of Commanders' recent tumult under owner Dan Snyder

Nov. 10, 2022 14:18 PM EST

Dan Snyder’s ownership of Washington’s NFL franchise has been a matter of considerable debate for years. Some has centered around a lack of success on the field: two playoff game victories since he bought the team in 1999. Recent events have put more heat on...

DC attorney general to make announcement about Commanders

Nov. 09, 2022 20:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorney general for the District of Columbia said he is holding a news conference about the Washington Commanders on Thursday, the latest off-field development for the NFL franchise that is the subject of multiple ongoing investigations. The office of D.C....