Members of the Philadelphia Eagles stand for the national anthem before they’re NFL meeting with Atlanta Falcons. Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters

Nowhere was the galvanising capacity of sport, the inimitable way a team can bring together strangers, regardless of race or gender or socio-economic (...)

 Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles raises his fist during the national anthem as Chris Long puts his hand on his shoulder. Photograph: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

The NFL’s 2018 season began in earnest Thursday with the first full slate of exhibition games, and the question that had dogged the league all summer (...)

 Donald Trump has called off the White House celebration honoring the Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles. Photograph: AJ Mast/The New York Times

Donald Trump has disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles, the 2018 Super Bowl winners, from a planned White House celebration, escalating his clash with Am(...)

 Malcolm Jenkins (centre) of the Philadelphia Eagles during the US national anthem before the Super Bowl in Minnesota. Photograph:  Reuters

Safety Malcolm Jenkins intends to skip the traditional White House visit after the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl for the first time in franch(...)