With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL tries to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem but seems to muddle the issue even more.
Stand or stay out of sight: NFL owners approve new policy aimed at quelling the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come onto field.
A judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after determining there was no evidence that Foster ever hit his ex-girlfriend.
It's difficult to quantify the loss of Hunter Henry, the Los Angeles Chargers tight end who tore a right knee ligament while running a simple out route Tuesday and will undergo surgery that will sideline him for the 2018 season.
Less than two years removed from spectacular rookie seasons that transformed the Dallas offense, quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott are even more in control of the future of the Cowboys.
Reedley erupted in cheers at Wakehouse restaurant when ex-Firebaugh High and Reedley College star Josh Allen was selected seventh overall by the Buffalo Bills during the NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.