Sport

Trump clashes with sports stars over player protests

US president calls on National Football League owners to fire players who protest against racism during national anthem.

NFL

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump's player comments

More than 100 players throughout popular US sport take a defiant stance after US president's racism protest call out.

United States

NFL decries Trump's 'divisive' rhetoric on protesting players

Sports community fights back after US president said players who kneel during national anthem should be fired.

Racism

NFL player alleges police brutality in Vegas incident

Michael Bennett, who supported former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in protests, accused Vegas police of racism.

NFL's Bennett alleges police brutality in Las Vegas

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

Panthers face Broncos in landmark Super Bowl 50

Carolina and Denver teams primed for grand finale of the 2015 season, the biggest American football game of the year.

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

Sport

Brady puts 'Deflategate' behind him in season opener

New England Patriots' quarterback stars in season-opening win for the Super Bowl champions.

Brady puts 'Deflategate' behind him in season opener

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' Brady suspended over 'Deflategate'

New England Patriots' quarterback to appeal 'excessive' sanctions by NFL for using under-inflated footballs.

Sport

Approved concussions deal could cost NFL over $1bn

Judge approves settlement that could allow up to $5m per retired player.

Approved concussions deal could cost NFL over $1bn

Sport

Former NFL star Hernandez sentenced to life in prison

Aaron Hernandez, a former New England Patriots player, found guilty of first-degree murder in June 2013.

Former NFL star Hernandez sentenced to life in prison

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