American Football

NFL American football franchise the Buffalo Bills have cancelled their annual regular-season game at Toronto’s Rogers Centre and confirmed that the 2014 fixture will return to the team’s Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Barry Wilner looks at how the NFL (National Football League)’s new broadcast deal for Thursday night games could change the American football landscape as we know it.


Jan Brewer, the Governor of Arizona, has vetoed a controversial bill that could have led to American football’s NFL shifting the 2015 edition of Super Bowl from the US state.

American football's NFL is coming under pressure to remove the 2015 Super Bowl from Arizona if a new state bill is introduced that would allow businesses to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered people due to religious beliefs.

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell has played down speculation that the St Louis Rams franchise could be relocated to Los Angeles.

The University of Notre Dame has unveiled a $400m (€294.1m) redevelopment project for its Notre Dame Stadium, which aims to transform the historic venue into a hub for both sporting and academic life.

NFL American football franchise the Minnesota Vikings and state Governor Mark Dayton have stepped up their bid to bring the Super Bowl back to Minneapolis for the first time since 1992 by establishing a formal bid committee for the 2018 game.

The Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area regional division of the NBCUniversal media company has agreed a wide-reaching 10-year technology and media deal with the San Francisco 49ers NFL American football franchise.

NFL American football franchise the Minnesota Vikings has been boosted by the news that the Minnesota Supreme Court has dismissed a last-minute legal challenge that threatened to delay the development of its new stadium.

The long-awaited construction of a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings NFL American football franchise could suffer another delay after a lawsuit was filed challenging the project’s funding plan.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has revealed that the American football league is “seriously considering” expanding its playoffs by adding two more teams in both the AFC and NFC conference post-season schedules.

The Carolina Panthers American football franchise has unveiled the first phase of a three-year redevelopment plan which aims to take Bank of America Stadium back up to the upper echelon of NFL venues.

A businessman from the US state of New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming that the American football league has withheld Super Bowl tickets from the public and allowed resale ticket prices for the showpiece event to soar.

Arizona and Tampa Bay have been announced as the hosts for the second and third editions of American football’s new College Football National Championship Game.

The NFL American football league has opened up a new window for its International Series games in London with the Atlanta Falcons’ clash against the Detroit Lions scheduled to kick-off at 1:30pm GMT, providing a 9:30am ET game in the US.

The Fox network in the US has announced that it has sold out its advertising inventory for its coverage of American football’s NFL Super Bowl championship game in New Jersey on February 2.

The National Football League (NFL) has confirmed the dates of its three in-season fixtures to be played at Wembley Stadium next year.