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Congress seeks information from NFL on WFT investigation

Oct. 21, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

A Congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team and how the league handled it. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform said Thursday it sent a letter to Commissioner Roger...

Fallout from Jon Gruden emails leads to diversity questions

Oct. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

Every week for the past two seasons, NFL players take the field wearing social justice messages on their helmets, and “It Takes All of Us” and “End Racism” are stenciled in the end zones as part of the league’s Inspire Change platform. But actions often speak...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Oct. 19, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

Topeka Capital-Journal. October 15, 2021. Editorial: Seaman school board has a difficult decision ahead. We believe members must choose to change the name. The Seaman USD 345 School Board needs to do what’s right, not what’s popular. ...

Las Vegas Raiders galvanized by Jon Gruden's downfall

Oct. 17, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were determined not to let Jon Gruden's undoing lead to their own downfall. They delivered an emphatic 34-24 victory in Denver for longtime special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia, their interim head coach, snapping a two-game skid...

Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker retiring

Oct. 16, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker has announced his retirement. Baker, 68, had served in the role of president and executive director since January 2014. Jim Porter, 57, the Hall’s chief marketing and communications officer since...

Washington announces Taylor jersey retirement amid scandals

Oct. 14, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Football Team announced Thursday it is retiring late safety Sean Taylor's number this weekend, last-minute timing that sparked criticism while the organization is dealing with multiple off-field scandals. Washington has previously...

Now question in NFL is: Does Gruden reflect broader culture?

Oct. 13, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

When Shad Khan set out more than a decade ago to become the first member of an ethnic minority to own an NFL team, the Pakistani-American heard the scuttlebutt. “The conjecture was, ‘You will never get approved, because you’re not white,’” Khan, now the owner of...

Fallout continues from Gruden resignation over emails

Oct. 12, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

The NFL is not planning to make public any of the hundreds of thousands of emails it obtained as part of an investigation of the Washington Football Team, some of which led to the resignation of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden. “Based on the material that we have...

Judge denies request by Cowboys' Collins to halt suspension

Oct. 12, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

SHERMAN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman La'el Collins for an injunction that would have halted his five-game suspension with one game remaining. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant suggested in his ruling issued...

NBC's Tirico expresses disappointment in Gruden's behavior

Oct. 12, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

NBC’s Mike Tirico, who was Jon Gruden’s partner for seven years on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football,” expressed disappointment with Gruden’s behavior after more emails came out on Monday showing a repeated pattern of racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. ...