NFL

Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins football team, arrives to attend a candlelight dinner w
Washington NFL owner Dan Snyder accused of tolerating ‘hostile’ workplace

“It was the most miserable experience of my life,” Emily Applegate, who worked for a year as a marketing coordinator for the team, told the Washington Post.

By BEN SALES/JTA
18/07/2020
Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) reacts after a first do
Jewish NFL players: education as response to DeSean Jackson's antisemitism

“I just thought to myself it’s ignorance — someone who has no idea whatsoever what antisemitism is, why his quote could be hurtful to Jews, or really to a lot of people."

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
14/07/2020
NFL's Washington team to retire Redskins name and logo

"Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review," the team said in a statement.

By REUTERS
14/07/2020
NFL player DeSean Jackson accepts invitation to visit Auschwitz

This announcement was made during a Zoom video call between Jackson and Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg, who held the call dressed in his concentration camp attire.

12/07/2020
Jewish ex-baseball player offers to teach athletes about antisemitism

Kevin Youkilis has long been famous for his Jewish heritage.

09/07/2020
Eagles' Jackson apologizes after posting antisemitic messages

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was accused to publishing derogatory social media posts.

By REUTERS
07/07/2020
Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes signs 'largest sports contract ever'

The 10-year deal is reportedly worth $450 million with a $140 million injury guarantee.

07/07/2020
Trump says he won't watch NFL, US soccer if players kneel during anthem

"I won't be watching much anymore," Trump tweeted late on Saturday in response to a report of Republican congressman Matt Gaetz criticizing US Soccer's move.

By REUTERS
14/06/2020
Former NFL player, NASA astronaut talks space and racism with Bill Nye

Melvin said that he could deeply relate to the death of George Floyd and the great anger this tragedy ignited among black people in the US.

Buffalo Bills players kneel in protest during the anthem before a game against the Denver Broncos
'We were wrong': NFL commissioner regrets stance on kneeling protests

The NFL sent the video out just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his call for an end to kneeling protests during the national anthem.

By REUTERS
06/06/2020
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