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NFL asks Nevada court to dismiss lawsuit from Jon Gruden

Jan. 19, 2022 22:48 PM EST

The NFL filed a motion asking a Nevada court to dismiss former Raiders coach Jon Gruden's lawsuit against the league, saying the accusations that the the NFL leaked Gruden's old, offensive emails are “baseless” and “should be dismissed for failure to state a single viable cause of action.” ...

Reaction to the death of NFL coach, broadcaster John Madden

Dec. 29, 2021 13:24 PM EST

Reaction from social media and elsewhere to the death of Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster John Madden: ___ “We worked together for seven years on ‘Monday Night Football’ and ‘Sunday Night Football.’ It was like hitting the lottery. He was so much more than...

John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85

Dec. 28, 2021 23:14 PM EST

John Madden, the Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster whose exuberant calls combined with simple explanations provided a weekly soundtrack to NFL games for three decades, died Tuesday morning, the league said. He was 85. The NFL said he died unexpectedly and did not detail a cause....

'All Madden' documentary a labor of love for Fox Sports

Dec. 24, 2021 11:34 AM EST

Many gamers will receive the latest edition of the “Madden” video game for the holidays. On Saturday, some will even find out for the first time that the name behind the popular franchise was a successful coach and broadcaster. Or as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell succinctly puts...

NFL reduces testing for asymptomatic vaccinated players

Dec. 18, 2021 20:40 PM EST

Only unvaccinated players and those experiencing possible symptoms of COVID-19 will be tested, starting Sunday, under the NFL’s revised protocols. Also, higher risk players have until 2 p.m. Monday to send written notice if they choose to opt out, according to a memo sent to clubs...

Three NFL games moved due to COVID-19 outbreaks

Dec. 17, 2021 18:14 PM EST

The NFL has moved three games because of COVID-19 outbreaks: Las Vegas at Cleveland from Saturday to Monday; and Seattle at the Los Angeles Rams and Washington at Philadelphia from Sunday to Tuesday. The Browns could have been without as many as 16 regulars on Saturday, so the game...

AP Source: NFL plans changes to COVID-19 protocols

Dec. 15, 2021 21:21 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The NFL is planning “significant changes” to its COVID-19 protocols amid the worst three-day stretch for the league during the pandemic, a person familiar with the plans told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. The person, who spoke on condition of...

Browns' COVID cases grow, Mayfield, Stefanski test positive

Dec. 15, 2021 20:05 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — When Kevin Stefanski received word he'd tested positive again for COVID-19, Cleveland's cool coach barely blinked. Nothing new for him or the Browns. On Wednesday, the team's virus outbreak widened and worsened with Stefanski, quarterback Baker...

Congress asks NFL about Daniel Snyder's probe interference

Dec. 14, 2021 21:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of Congress who already asked the NFL for transparency about a probe into sexual harassment and other improper conduct at the Washington Football Team are now asking the league to provide evidence of club owner Daniel Snyder’s interference with the investigation. ...

Gruden sues NFL over publication of his offensive emails

Nov. 12, 2021 17:05 PM EST

Former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden has sued Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL, alleging that a “malicious and orchestrated campaign” was used to destroy Gruden's career by leaking old emails he had sent that included racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments. ...