National Football League (NFL)

Plans are afoot for an NFL (National Football League) developmental league. Barry Wilner explains how it could work, and why it could be a watershed for a variety of stakeholders in north America’s sports industry.

American football league the NFL has agreed to remove its cap on proposed damages payable to former players who develop neurological illnesses related to concussion.

A dispute between American football league the NFL and the NFL Players’ Association (NFLPA) over alleged salary cap collusion in 2010 has been revived by a US appeals court.

The Washington Redskins have expressed their confidence that they will be able to overturn a ruling cancelling six federal trademark registrations for the NFL American football team’s famous name.

NFL American football team Miami Dolphins has reached a deal with Miami-Dade County that will see it bear responsibility for the renovation of Sun Life Stadium in exchange for county payments when it hosts major events.

NFL American football franchise the Minnesota Vikings have stepped up their efforts to secure a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team for their new stadium by agreeing a partnership with the Relevent Sports agency.

American football league the NFL has opted to switch from its traditional method of using Roman numerals to identify its showpiece Super Bowl by rebranding the 2016 game as Super Bowl 50.

Major League Soccer franchise San Jose Earthquakes and NFL American football team San Francisco 49ers have entered into a five-year partnership designed to promote the South Bay region as a host of elite soccer events.

The NFL has come under renewed pressure to endorse a name change for the Washington Redskins after a group of 50 US senators wrote to commissioner Roger Goodell highlighting their belief that the American football team’s moniker represents a racial slur.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has confirmed playoff expansion is off the agenda for the American football league’s forthcoming season, but believes it will be approved for the 2015 campaign.

The National Football League has awarded the 2018 Super Bowl American football showpiece to Minneapolis.

The Buffalo Bills have stopped playing their annual regular season game in Canada, representing a rare mis-step for the National Football League (NFL). Barry Wilner explains why.

NFL director of football operations Troy Vincent has said he is keen to establish a developmental competition that would put the American football league on a level footing with its major league rivals.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has said the American football league’s team owners will discuss the possibility of expanding the playoffs for the 2014 season at a meeting next month.

NFL Players Inc, the marketing and licensing arm of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), has teamed up with online athlete endorsement marketplace Opendorse to launch what it claims is the first microendorsement platform for a major professional sport.

The NFL American football league has announced that its 2015 Pro Bowl will move away from its traditional home in Hawaii to be staged at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of the 2015 Super Bowl.

US businessman Donald Trump has said he has been contacted by a group that is looking to purchase NFL American football franchise the Buffalo Bills.