Latest National Football League News

Randall Cobb joins SEC Network as an analyst but says he's 'not officially retired' from the NFL

Jul. 18, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

Former Pro Bowl receiver Randall Cobb will join the SEC Network as a college football studio analyst, but the 13-year NFL veteran says he’s “ not officially retired ” from a standout career spent mostly with the Green Bay Packers. ESPN announced the hiring of the 33-year-old...

Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson are among several NFL stars with something to prove this season

Jul. 18, 2024 13:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Rodgers knows all eyes are on him. That's nothing new for the four-time NFL MVP. But the 40-year-old New York Jets quarterback enters this season, his 20th in the league, with plenty to prove after missing all but four snaps last year because of a torn...

FIFA awards 2026 World Cup contract for high-end hospitality to NFL specialist On Location

Jul. 18, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA picked hospitality provider On Location to run its high-end billion-dollar program for the 2026 World Cup that will see 104 men's games in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The value of the deal was not disclosed on Thursday but is expected to earn at least...

NBA moves a big step closer to finalizing new 11-year media rights deals

Jul. 16, 2024 22:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA's Board of Governors approved the league's next media rights deals with Disney, NBC and Amazon Prime Video at its meeting Tuesday, moving the league one giant step closer to finalizing the 11-year agreements that will be worth about $76 billion. Now comes...

Patriots receiver won't face prosecution over online gambling while at LSU

Jul. 16, 2024 22:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New England Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte will not be prosecuted on charges related to illegal online gaming that police said took place while he was underage and still a player at Louisiana State University, a Baton Rouge prosecutor said Tuesday. First...

Packers report more than $60 million in profit for most recent fiscal year

Jul. 16, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers received a record amount of national revenue from the NFL in fiscal year 2024, resulting in a profit from operations of $60.1 million. The Packers and the rest of the NFL’s 32 teams for the first time received more than $400 million...

Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin had to hold it together at SEC Media Day as he spoke about late father

Jul. 15, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin came to SEC Media Days on Monday still grieving the death of his father, Monte Kiffin, a longtime and well-respected NFL assistant. Monte Kiffin died last week at 84. One of the architects of the successful and widely used Tampa 2 defensive scheme,...

NFL training camps get underway as rookies start reporting this week

Jul. 15, 2024 13:59 PM EDT

The short summer vacation is over for NFL players. It’s time to begin the journey to Super Bowl 59. Coming off a disappointing finish in the AFC championship game, the Baltimore Ravens became the first team to open training camp when they welcomed rookies on Saturday. Nineteen more...

Serena Williams hosts an ESPY awards show celebrating landmark year for women's sports

Jul. 12, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led by host Serena Williams, The ESPYS celebrated a landmark year for women's sports, with Simone Biles, A'ja Wilson, Caitlin Clark, Dawn Staley and JuJu Watkins among the honorees on Thursday night. Staley, coach of the national champion South Carolina women’s...

Longtime NFL assistant coach and defensive mastermind Monte Kiffin dies at age 84

Jul. 11, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Monte Kiffin, the longtime NFL and college assistant coach whose Tampa Bay defenses routinely ranked among the league’s best, died Thursday. He was 84. One of the architects of the ultra successful Tampa 2 defensive scheme, Kiffin spent 13 seasons as defensive...