United States

US: Colin Kaepernick debate overshadows NFL season opener

The build-up to the start of the season was all about Kaepernick - a player who still doesn't have a team, but has dominated the conversation from the White House to the bleacher seats.

Donald Trump

NFL anthem protests: Trump wants players suspended

Donald Trump and US conservatives continue their campaign against athletes who seek to draw attention to the treatment of minority communities by kneeling during the US anthem.

United States

Trump cancels Philadelphia Eagles visit over anthem protest

Philadelphia mayor says Trump isn't a 'true patriot' after Trump cricitises players who refuse to stand during anthem.

Trump cancels Philadelphia Eagles visit over anthem protest

Inside Story

How can US heal its racial divide?

One of the most famous quarterbacks in American football snubs the national anthem to protest against racial oppression.

Sport

Broncos shock Panthers to win Super Bowl 50

Miller named MVP as Denver win first Super Bowl title in 17 years after 24-10 win over top-seeded Carolina.

 Super Bowl 50: Broncos stun Panthers

Sport

Brady joins NFL's elite 400 touchdown club

New England Patriots' quarterback stars in his side's convincing win over the Jaguars.

Brady joins NFL's elite 400 touchdown club

US & Canada

Brady's NFL 'Deflategate' ban heads to US federal court

Four-game suspension of star quarterback over alleged scheme to deflate footballs to be decided by federal judge.

Brady's NFL 'Deflategate' ban heads to US federal court

Sport

NFL upholds Brady's four-game 'Deflategate' suspension

Patriots quarterback punished for his role in using under-inflated footballs during the AFC championship game.

NFL upholds Brady's four-game 'Deflategate' suspension

Sport

Brady hits back at NFL after 'Deflategate' suspension

Patriots' quarterback denies wrongdoing after 'Deflategate' punishment was upheld.

Brady hits back at NFL after 'Deflategate' suspension

Sport

Patriots euphoric despite 'deflate-gate' row

Super Bowl win over the Seahawks overshadowed by NFL's investigation into alleged use of deflated balls earlier.

Patriots euphoric despite 'deflate-gate' row

Sport

Patriots beat Seahawks 28-24 for fourth Super Bowl win

Tom Brady throws for four touchdowns as New England Patriots take fourth title since 2002 in Glendale, Arizona.

Patriots beat Seahawks 28-24 for fourth Super Bowl win

Fault Lines

State of play: Football players and the NCAA

Fault Lines investigates the industry of college football and players' demands for a more equitable game.