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Tottenham’s new White Hart Lane stadium to host Raiders-Seahawks NFL game

Spurs’ new White Hart Lane stadium will host only one NFL game this year, despite the Premier League club having a 10-year deal with the league to stage two games a season. Signed in 2015, the deal with the NFL brought a £10m contribution towards the stadium and should provide at least £1m a year in shared ticket revenues from this season. The new White Hart Lane, which is under construction, will stage the first of three NFL games in London in October, when the Oakland Raiders host the Seattle…

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Panthers owner announces sale amid sexual harassment claims

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson said Sunday that he would sell the National Football League franchise amid allegations that he used a racial slur against an African-American employee and sexually harassed female workers. The announcement came after the allegations first reported by Sports Illustrated — and on the same day the Panthers defeated the Green Bay Packers, making them 10-4 and ranked fifth in their conference. In a statement, Richardson said there had been “no greater mission or purpose in my life” than bringing an NFL team to Charlotte, North…

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Texans vs Ravens LIVE stream: How to watch Monday night NFL online and on TV

The Texans (4-6) and the Ravens (5-5) have shown glimpses of brilliance, but they have also struggled at times. Going into the game, the Texans are expected to have DeAndre Hopkins fit even though he has been out withy a foot injury. Will Fuller is ruled out however, as he has cracked ribs. Meanwhile, Baltimore should have Ronnie Stanley available after he missed the last game with concussion. The Ravens have been rock solid defensively and managed their third shoot-out last week when they beat the Green Bay Packers 23-0.…

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Terry Glenn: Former NFL wide receiver dies aged 43 in car crash

Glenn played 12 NFL seasons with the New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. He finished his career with 593 receptions for 8,823 yards and 44 touchdowns. According to the Dallas County medical examiner’s office Glenn was killed in a “suspected motor vehicle accident” in the early hours of Monday morning. The former Dallas Cowboys player was driving on Interstate 114 with a woman when he veered out of his lane and struck a concrete barrier dividing the toll lane and main lanes, Irving police said. Glenn, 43,…

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NFL scores: Saints’ wild rally stuns Washington; Giants beat stumbling Chiefs

Washington 31-34 New Orleans Saints The New Orleans Saints extended their winning streak to eight games with an unlikely comeback, erasing a 15-point deficit inside the final six minutes of regulation and kicking a short field goal in overtime to defeat Washington 34-31 on Sunday. Mark Ingram capped a 131-yard rushing performance with gains of 20 and 31 yards on back-to-back carries in overtime to set up Wil Lutz’s winning 28-yard kick. Drew Brees passed for 385 yards and two touchdowns, going 11 of 11 for 164 yards and his…

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NFL wrap: ‘Catch of the year’ can’t save Washington against strong Vikings

Case Keenum threw touchdowns to four different receivers to build a big lead, and the NFC North-leading Minnesota Vikings won their fifth in a row against Washington 38-30 despite two second-half interceptions. With Teddy Bridgewater active for the first time since January 2016 after a devastating knee injury, Keenum was 21 of 29 for 304 yards and TD passes to Stefon Diggs, Adam Thielen, David Morgan and Jarius Wright. He was picked off on consecutive throws by DJ Swearinger. Thielen had eight catches for a season-high 166 yards. NFL (@NFL)…

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NFL Week Six: Aaron Rodgers hurt as Packers fall to Vikings – video highlights

Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the 2017 NFL season after breaking his collarbone in Green Bay’s loss to Minnesota on Sunday. Elsewhere, Kansas City lost for the first time this year at home to Pittsburgh and the New York Giants registered the team’s first win of the season in Denver

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Aaron Rodgers’ injury shows how quickly Super Bowl dream can be dashed

The cruelest thing about the NFL is how quickly Super Bowl dreams can die. For five games and seven minutes the Green Bay Packers had to believe they were legitimate contenders to win the NFC and play again in the league’s championship game. On Sunday morning they walked into this season’s Super Bowl stadium – US Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis – the leaders in the NFC North with a 4-1 record, a formidable defense and the player who may be the best quarterback in the NFL: Aaron Rodgers. Then…

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Aaron Rodgers could miss rest of Packers season after breaking collarbone

Aaron Rodgers, arguably the NFL’s best player, could miss the rest of the season after he broke his collarbone on Sunday. The Green Bay Packers quarterback landed heavily on his throwing shoulder after a tackle by the Minnesota Vikings’ Anthony Barr. Rodgers was replaced by Brett Hundley, whose first pass was intercepted. The Packers went on to lose the game 23-10. Rodgers was able to walk off the field under his own steam but was later diagnosed with the broken collarbone. Rodgers had led the Packers to a 4-1 record…

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Can an NFL Owner Bench a ‘Disrespectful’ Player?

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took the NFL’s battle over the national anthem to a new level this week when he suggested that players who are “disrespectful” to the U.S. flag shouldn’t be allowed to play. But can Jones bench a player for such a reason? The short answer, according to experts, is that Jones ─ arguably the most powerful owner in the world’s richest sport ─ can do what he wants, at least in the short term. But he’d probably thrust himself into a high-profile legal fight that may…

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