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Browns Players Kneel in Prayer During National Anthem

Browns Players Kneel in Prayer During National Anthem

By Tom Withers | Aug 22
Kneeling and bowing their heads, the Cleveland Browns bonded over something bigger than football. More than a dozen players formed a circle on the team's sideline Monday night and prayed in silent protest during the national anthem.

NFL Teams Make History by Sponsoring LGBT Pride Event

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jun 5
The Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers are sponsoring this weekend's Venice Pride Event in Venice Beach, California. The Rams are the first NFL team in history to sponsor an LGBT pride event.

Official: NY Investigators Target NFL Over Ticket Resale

By Michal Virtanen | Jan 30
New York authorities are investigating whether the NFL is engaging in anti-competitive practices on its ticket-selling website, an official said Thursday.

'Concussion' Director Says No Compromises Were Made For NFL

By Jake Coyle | Sep 2
A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.

Seven Tips for Surviving the Superbowl

By EDGE | Jan 30
Hot wings, chili, pigs in a blanket, and chips and dips and dips and dips! Superbowl Sunday is here, and we've got tips to help you survive the brutal hits -- to your waistline!

Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad

Oct 22
The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Hunky Gay Diver Says Footballers Should Come Out

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 11
Tom Daley, the hunky gay Olympic diver who is hugged up with Dustin Lance Black, encouraged gay footballers (or is that soccer players?) to come out, saying they would be surprised by the support they would receive.

Sam's 2nd Chance Comes on Cowboy's Practice Squad

By Schuyler Dixon | Sep 3
Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster.

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

Exclusive Interview with NFL Star and Equality Ally Chris Kluwe

By Mike Halterman | Aug 23
Chris Kluwe catapulted to international recognition in 2012 when he used his voice for good. As a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, he had the chance to speak out for equality in a noble and rather colorful way.

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