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The NFL is constantly under scrutiny. This time it is the players’ treatment of family members—rather than the league’s treatment of players—attracting unwanted attention. In the wake of separate scandals involving Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, the NFL has had to determine the appropriate punishment for players’ actions off [...]

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Recently, efforts have been growing to urge the Washington Redskins to change their name due to the offensive connotations it carries toward Native Americans. We have covered the issue extensively, from trademark battles to growing outrage. President Obama, lawmakers, civil rights groups, and tribal organizations have expressed their endorsement of a name change.  [...]

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There is no escaping publicity when you’re in the NFL. In addition to coverage of their athletic accomplishments, NFL players make the news for a variety of less laudatory reasons. From illegal dog fighting rings to self-inflicted gunshot wounds, NFL celebrities frequently make headlines. Unfortunately, the bad behavior of a few may reflect [...]

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