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Football news and analysis from The Nation
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10 Days to Shake the Twin Cities’ Super Bowl Sunday
Organizing against Super Bowl priorities in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
January 9, 2018
Big-Time Sports in the Big Apple
Author Sean Deveney on Joe Namath and New York City in the 1960s.
January 8, 2018
Donald Trump and College Football: A Match Made in Hell
Trump and the NCAA agree on the fundamentals: silencing black athletes and exploitation.
January 5, 2018
Aaron Maybin Stands Up for Baltimore Students on the Brink
Palace intrigue makes for good copy. But real suffering takes place in its shadows.
January 2, 2018
The NFL Chose to Tank Its Season Rather Than Sign Colin Kaepernick
Billion dollar teams choosing to fail rather than sign Kaepernick is a scandal for reasons beyond wins and losses.
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December 4, 2017
Two Different Paths, Two Different Goals: Understanding the Rift in the NFL’s ‘Players Coalition’
NFL owners have offered $89 million to stop player protest, but there are strings attached.
November 21, 2017
Basketball in the Golden State with Legendary NBA Scribe Jack McCallum
Plus: The NFL’s Thanksgiving game, the #MeToo movement, and more.
November 17, 2017
By Having the Washington R*dskins Host a Game on Thanksgiving, NFL Owners Show Their True Colors
Whether it’s a question of tin-eared insensitivity, or their own sick, private joke, Washington will be hosting the Thanksgiving game for the first time in league history.
November 14, 2017
What Do Sports Have to Do With Militarism?
We talk to former Army Ranger and war resister Rory Fanning about the NFL’s Veteran Day weekend.
November 13, 2017
Pandering to the Military Won’t Save NFL Players From Racist Backlash
The proud tradition of athlete activists has always included a critique of US militarism.