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NFL's First Playoff Game Behind Paywall Sets a Record

Match on Peacock between Chiefs and Dolphins drew an average 23M viewers

(Newser) - Whether fans tuned in Saturday night to the Chiefs-Dolphins AFC playoff match on Peacock to watch Taylor Swift having fun in the stands or because they were actually invested in the game, those viewers helped make it the most-streamed live event ever, reports the AP . Nielsen stats show the game...

Kansas City Game Was So Cold, Mahomes' Helmet Shattered

It was -4 degrees at kickoff at the NFL's 4th-coldest game on record

(Newser) - Patrick Mahomes walked back to the huddle in the third quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' wild-card playoff win over the Miami Dolphins on Saturday night, looked around at his teammates and couldn't figure out why they were all staring at him. Might have had something to do with...

'EVERY State in US' Under NWS' Watchful Eye This Weekend

Brutal cold, storms threaten Iowa caucus, NFL playoffs in Buffalo and Kansas City

(Newser) - Brutally cold weather could prove a deadly challenge Saturday amid a continuing wave of Arctic storms that have hammered much of the country with blinding snow, freezing rain, and whipping winds. Governors from New York to Louisiana declared states of emergency ahead of predicted snow and bone-chilling temperatures. In St....

Witness: Guy Who Died at Patriots Game Got Punched First
After Patriots
Fan Dies at
2 Charged

After Patriots Fan Dies at Stadium, 2 Charged

Men were charged with assault and battery, disorderly conduct

(Newser) - Two Rhode Island men have been charged with assault and battery and disorderly conduct in connection with the recent death of a fan at a New England Patriots game, the AP reports. John Vieira, 59, and Justin Mitchell, 39, both of Warwick, RI, were charged after investigators said they punched...

Fans Boo as Miami Dolphins Opt Not to Go for NFL Record

Head coach says it wouldn't have been good karma

(Newser) - Much to the disappointment of some very loud Miami Dolphins fans, the NFL team's head coach says he chose good karma over setting an NFL record in Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. Up 70-20 over the Broncos at Florida's Hard Rock Stadium as the game came...

Experts Challenge QB's View of His Risk for CTE

Miami's Tua Tagovailoa, cleared to play Sunday, suggests quarterbacks are at less risk

(Newser) - Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been hammered with big hits in his last two games—including a headline-making concussion on Sept. 29—and he's hoping to break the streak on Sunday. The NFL has cleared Tagovailoa to play this weekend, reports ESPN . The 24-year-old spoke for the first...

Neurologist Who Examined Dolphins QB Is Fired

NFL reevaluating its concussion protocol after Tagovailoa's 2nd head injury

(Newser) - The NFL Players Association has fired the medical consultant who evaluated Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and cleared him to play after an apparent head injury. Per NBC News, Tagovailoa went down hard in the second quarter during Miami’s Sept. 20 win over the Buffalo Bills. Footage shows Tagovailoa...

One Take on Tagovailoa's Hit: 'How Are We So Stupid in 2022'

NFL, Dolphins have been under fire after 24-year-old QB was injured just days after similar injury

(Newser) - (This story has been updated with comments from Tagovailo.) The NFL has another controversy on its hands related to concussions after a scary incident Thursday night involving Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Coverage:
  • The hit: The Dolphins' 24-year-old quarterback got sacked in the second quarter and his head came

Bizarre 'Butt Punt' May Lead to Endorsement

Miami Dolphins punter kicks one straight into the rear end of a teammate

(Newser) - They're calling it the "butt punt." A weird play in the NFL on Sunday has been so dubbed by outlets including Sports Illustrated , ESPN , the New York Times , and the South Florida Sun Sentinel . It took place in Miami, late in the Dolphins' game against Buffalo. Thomas...

Dolphins Owner Penalized for 'Unprecedented' Tampering

Investigation found team executives went way out of bounds trying to get Brady

(Newser) - The Miami Dolphins won’t need to worry so much about who to pick in the first round of the 2023 draft. Nor should they expect to see owner Stephen Ross at team facilities for a couple months. Per USA Today, these and other penalties were handed down Tuesday after...

Dolphins Owner Denies Big Allegation in Lawsuit
Bias Suit Against
NFL Adds 2 Coaches

Bias Suit Against NFL Adds 2 Coaches

Steve Wilks and Ray Horton have held the head job for one season between them

(Newser) - Update: Two former NFL coaches have signed on to a pending lawsuit accusing the NFL of racial discrimination in its hiring practices: Steve Wilks and Ray Horton. Wilks served as a head coach for one season for the Arizona Cardinals, ESPN reports. Lawyers said he was installed as a "...

Ex-Dolphins Coach Sues NFL for Racial Discrimination
Fired Dolphins
Coach Sues NFL

Fired Dolphins Coach Sues NFL

Brian Flores alleges racial discrimination

(Newser) - The former head coach of the Miami Dolphins is suing the NFL after his firing last month, alleging racial discrimination. Brian Flores' termination came as a surprise to many, considering his winning record with the team this season, Deadline reports. His class-action suit claims the league, which currently has just...

An NFL Legend Is Dead at 90
An NFL Legend
Is Dead at 90

An NFL Legend Is Dead at 90

Former Dolphins coach Don Shula has the league's only perfect season

(Newser) - He coached the 1972 Miami Dolphins to a perfect 17-0 record, culminating with a Super Bowl win. No NFL coach before or since matched that feat by Don Shula. The 90-year-old died "peacefully at his home," the team announced Monday, reports TMZ . No cause of death was announced...

Celebs Pile on SoulCycle Owner Over Trump Fundraiser

Tickets to Stephen Ross event cost up to $250K

(Newser) - Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate developer who owns Equinox Fitness and the Miami Dolphins, is facing a fierce backlash over a fundraiser for President Trump he is hosting Friday. Celebrities are leading calls for a boycott of Equinox and associated businesses SoulCycle and Blink Fitness over the fundraiser luncheon...

Improper Lane Change Cost NFL Player His Arm, Career

Still, Kendrick Norton of Miami Dolphins is grateful to be alive after July 4 crash in Miami

(Newser) - A young Miami Dolphins player lost his left arm after a July 4 car accident in Miami—and now police are laying blame for the crash on him. Citing a Florida Highway Patrol accident file seen by ESPN , USA Today reports that 22-year-old defensive tackle Kendrick Norton received a citation...

Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton Loses Arm in Crash
NFL Player
Loses Arm
in Car Crash

NFL Player Loses Arm in Car Crash

Kendrick Norton is in critical condition in Miami

(Newser) - A car accident Thursday has left Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton in critical condition in Miami. Paramedics had to amputate his left arm to remove him from the vehicle, the Sun Sentinel reports. Norton, 22, is expected to survive; his agent said he suffered multiple injuries. The Highway Patrol report...

Only 2 NFL Players Took a Knee for the Anthem

Kaepernick praises Dolphins players

(Newser) - Last season, the Seattle Seahawks led the league when it came to the number of players willing to make a statement while the national anthem played. To start this season, that wave of Seahawks has dwindled to only two players. Linemen Duane Brown and Quinton Jefferson walked off the field...

Police Told Not to Buy Miami Dolphins Tickets

"This organization obviously DOES NOT honor First Responders

(Newser) - Now cops are getting in on the NFL's national anthem spat, Sports Illustrated reports. Two Florida police unions, in Palm Beach County and Broward County, posted Facebook notices urging officers to not buy or refund tickets to a Miami Dolphins game after two players kneeled and one raised a...

Players Test Anthem Policy as Kaepernick Weighs In

'Stay strong brothers!' he tweets as several take a knee

(Newser) - Player demonstrations took place during the national anthem at several NFL preseason games Thursday night, and the man who started it all expressed his support. In Philadelphia, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and cornerback De'Vante Bausby raised their fists during the anthem, and defensive end Chris Long placed his arm...

NFL Puts Anthem Policy on Hold
NFL Freezes Anthem Policy

NFL Freezes Anthem Policy

Move follows backlash against Miami punishment plan

(Newser) - The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after the AP reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the league and the players union issued...

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