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NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday: report

The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown.

Jay-Z teams with NFL for entertainment events, social activism

The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company are teaming up for events and social activism.

Patriots outlast Rams in defensive battle to win Super Bowl LIII

The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 to win Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta on Sunday. Patriots receiver Julian Edelman was named MVP.

Patriots have habit of Super Bowl trips, Rams are newcomers

If experience is a factor in Sunday's Super Bowl, the overwhelming edge is with the 2 1/2-point favourites from Foxborough who are 5-3 in NFL title games with Tom Brady at quarterback and Bill Belichick in the hoodie on the sideline.

Super Bowl week opens with colourful media night

Some Los Angeles Rams players and coach Sean McVay sat at podiums Monday night, answering questions ranging from serious to outrageous. Other Rams were spread across the mosh pit of a floor at the State Farm Arena, dealing with the microphones and TV cameras and the noise bouncing through the building.

NFL to consider making pass interference a reviewable play: sources

Two people with direct knowledge of the NFL's plans tell The Associated Press that the league's competition committee will consider expanding replay reviews to include certain penalties, including pass interference.

'I got away with one': Officiating helps determine Super Bowl teams

On Sunday, the league might have made enough errors to determine both teams that will play in the championship game in two weeks.

Ray Lewis urges togetherness, love in Pro Football Hall of Fame speech

One of the great leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech to call for more enlightened leadership in the United States.

Woeful Browns anoint QB Baker Mayfield as latest saviour with 1st overall pick

Baker Mayfield, until the past few days considered an outsider to be chosen at the top of the NFL draft, has been taken by the Cleveland Browns to begin Thursday night's selections.

NFL adopts 'simplified' catch rule after season of controversy

The NFL has a simplified catch rule designed to eliminate confusion — and, the league hopes, controversy — about receptions.

NFL competition committee to recommend catch rule changes

One of the first orders of business when the NFL's annual meetings begin Monday in Orlando, Fla., will be a proposal by the committee to clarify what is a catch. Commissioner Roger Goodell has said he would urge simplification of the rules.

NFL: Browns lose lineman great Joe Thomas to retirement

With all those millions of dollars promised to newcomers, NFL teams have been scrambling to get their ledgers in order as the new business year begins.

Eagles stun Patriots with late TD to win 1st Super Bowl title

The Philadelphia Eagles shocked the New England Patriots 41-33 on Sunday night to win Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minn.

Tom Brady crowned league MVP on Super Bowl eve

One night before he hopes to add a sixth Super Bowl title to his collection, Tom Brady has won The Associated Press NFL 2017 Most Valuable Player Award.

Eagles fly past Vikings to book Super Bowl berth

Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles made big play after big play Sunday night, winning the NFC title in a stunning 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings.