New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has criticised the NFL for upholding his four-game suspension. Photograph: Reuters

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday said he was “very disappointed” that the NFL upheld his four-game suspension in the “Deflateg(...)

Tottenham fans walk past   a fence displaying an image of the club’s  new stadium, which will stage two NFL games per season for 10 years when  it opens in 2018. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

The NFL signed a deal to play a minimum of two games a season for 10 years in London at the new stadium being built for Tottenham Hotspur, which is se(...)

Norway’s Maren Mjelde goal against Germany at Lansdowne Stadium in Ottawa, Canada, at the women’s World Cup. Photograph: Andre Ringuette/Getty Images

As part of SportsCenter’s ‘top ten’ plays last Friday, ESPN showed Norway’s Maren Mjelde curling an exquisite free-kick over the German wall at the(...)

Tom Brady has appealed his four match ban handed down for his role in the Deflategate scandal. Photograph: Reuters

If his team’s 20,000 word rebuttal earlier in the day wasn’t enough of a clue, Tom Brady’s thoughts on his four-game suspension are now clear after he(...)

Richard Sherman says NFL’s investigation is meaningless. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

With the arrival of the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Super Bowl week was officially underway but the spotlight remained on the mystery of the under-inf(...)

NFL owners unanimously endorsed a revised personal conduct policy in the wake of several domestic violence incidents involving players. Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/EPA

National Football League (NFL) owners unanimously endorsed what they called a “revised and strengthened” personal conduct policy in the wake of severa(...)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson  was suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season by the NFL  for committing an “incident of abusive discipline” on his four-year-old son. Photograph: Tom Lynn/Reuters

Suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson vowed never to use a switch again as a means of discipline and said he was startled to see t(...)

A typical collision in an NFL game. Retired footballers abuse opioid pain pills at a rate more than four times the general population. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images.

Some former NFL players are alleging that before games they were given Toradol, an anti-inflammatory drug commonly used on racehorses, to numb the pai(...)

In a letter to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, NFL Commission Roger Goodell said “you have shown no meaningful remorse for your conduct.”   Photograph: Jeff Curry/ USA Today

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of 2014 season, the National Football Leag(...)

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (right) is charged with aggravated assault in connection with two alleged incidents of domestic violence. Photograph: Brad Penner/Reuters

The National Football League’s woes continue to mount after another professional American footballer was arrested on domestic violence charges, addin(...)