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NEW YORK-- The NFL and the players' union are combining to donate 1 million to the American Red Cross to help in the recovery efforts in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy.
Also, the league and its network broadcasters will run TV pregame and in-game messages to promote donations during this weekend's games, beginning with Thursday night's game on NFL Network between Kansas City and San Diego.
Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith announced the donations Thursday.
"This contribution on behalf of all 32 clubs and players throughout the league will help the American Red Cross assist people in need in the affected areas," Goodell said. "We salute the dedication of those who have been working so hard on the rescue, relief and recovery effort."
The NBA and its players' union followed suit with a similar donation to the Red Cross and other organizations, including The Salvation Army, New York Cares and Jersey Cares...
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New Jersey and the storm-ravaged tri-state area is still reeling from the effects of the Hurricane Sandy but MetLife Stadium has been given the okay to host the Giants-Steelers game this Sunday by none other than state Gov. Chris Christie himself.
A Sports Illustrated report said that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell contacted Christie Thursday to make sure holding the 4:25 p.m....
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Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall reportedly will not be suspended and only will be fined for an incident involving an official last weekend that prompted his ejection.
Sunday's NFL game at the Meadowlands between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants will go on as planned despite concerns about the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to discuss transportation issues that could arise. Christie, according to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello, says the league would not be ''...
The NFL has received assurances that Sunday's game between the New York Giants and the Pittsburgh Steelers in MetLife Stadium would not disrupt recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell discussed concerns about transportation issues, police and emergency efforts with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the NFL confirmed Friday. Christie told...
The National Football League and the NFL Players Association have combined efforts and will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief.
The NFL and the players' union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to help in the recovery efforts in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy.
Also, the league and its network broadcasters will run TV pregame and in-game messages to promote donations during this weekend's games, beginning with Thursday night's game on NFL Network between Kansas City...
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