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FILE - In this  Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 file photo, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, exchanges jerseys with San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman after an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. NFL teams will be prohibited from postgame interactions within 6 feet of each other, so players won’t be allowed to exchange jerseys after games as part of the guidelines to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.The restrictions are outlined in the game-day protocols finalized by the league and NFL Players Association on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.  (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

NFL players are banned from exchanging jerseys after games

Jul. 9, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

NFL teams will be prohibited from postgame interactions within 6 feet of each other, which means players won’t be allowed to exchange jerseys after games as part of the guidelines to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. The restrictions are outlined in the gameday protocols finalized by the league and...

FILE - In this April 16, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen stretches before practice at the Twin Cities Orthopedic Center in Eagan, Minn. The Chicago Bears, Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams all decided to end their offseason programs even with the NFL allowing two more weeks to keep working. 
So did the Houston Texans, Arizona Cardinals and Washington Redskins. Turns out there's only so much that can be done virtually. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Coaches, players make best of NFL's 1st virtual offseason

Jun. 16, 2020 1:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Turns out there’s only so much that can be done virtually. Six teams decided to end their offseason programs even with the NFL allowing two more weeks to keep working: the Bears, Titans, Rams, Texans, Cardinals and Redskins. With coaches and players scattered and team...

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference in Irving, Texas. The NFL, which has raised $44 million in donations through its Inspire Change program, announced the additional $206 million commitment Thursday, June 11, 2020, targeting what it calls “systemic racism” and supporting “the battle against the ongoing and historic injustices faced by African Americans.” (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

NFL to spend $250 million on social justice initiatives

Jun. 11, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The NFL is committing $250 million over 10 years to social justice initiatives, targeting what it calls “systemic racism” and supporting “the battle against the ongoing and historic injustices faced by African Americans.” The league, which has raised $44 million in donations through...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson (26) stands for the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. NFL players who want to kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racism have far more support than Colin Kaepernick did  four years ago.  (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

Despite far more support, kneeling might not be widespread

Jun. 11, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

NFL players who want to kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racism have far more support than Colin Kaepernick did four years ago. Still, it might not be widespread for a few reasons. If organizations insist on unity, as some coaches and front-office executives have mentioned, that...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020 file photo San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman speaks during a media availability in Miami, for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Sherman is calling on the NFL to go beyond commissioner Roger Goodell's statement condemning racism. Sherman said, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, the league needs to do a better job hiring minorities in coaching and front office positions and also be vigilant about calling out racism whenever it arises. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, file)

49ers CB Richard Sherman calls for more diversity in NFL

Jun. 10, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

Richard Sherman believes NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s statement condemning racism was a good start to dealing with the issue. But the San Francisco 49ers' star cornerback called on the league to do a lot more that just talk in the coming weeks and years to confront a problem that hasn’t gone...

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson waits to run onto the field for the team's NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Wilson didn't care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous. “To be honest with you, I don’t even want to talk about football right now,” Wilson said during a video conference Wednesday, June 3.

Seahawks' Wilson: 'I don't even want to talk about football'

Jun. 3, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn't care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous. “To be honest with you, I don’t even want to talk about football right now,”...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

May. 27, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ May 24 The Palm Beach Post on Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration withholding facts from the public regarding the pandemic: Throughout the pandemic, the DeSantis administration has shown us time and again that it doesn’t trust the public with the facts. For...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Washington Redskins cornerback Quinton Dunbar (23) reacts after intercepting a pass from Detroit Lions quarterback Jeff Driskel during the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md. Dunbar got his wish when he asked out of Washington and got traded to Seattle during the offseason. Now he has a chance to learn the Seahawks system and potentially land himself a big pay day next year. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Dunbar's time in Seattle seems tenuous after robbery charges

May. 14, 2020 8:59 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Quinton Dunbar spent Thursday morning on a video conference talking about what he could add to the Seattle Seahawks defense after arriving via a trade in March. His status in Seattle may have changed drastically just hours later when an arrest warrant was issued for Dunbar in South...