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Rice Set To Appeal NFL Suspension

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Sport

Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite NFL suspension on Monday. The former Baltimore Ravens running back was released by his team and then banned by ...

American Football Player's Jersey Sales Soar In Aid Of Cancer Suffering Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Sport

After his four-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a rare pediatric cancer, Cincinnati Bengals' defensive tackle Devon Still couldn't focus enough to...

NFL Player Rice Released Over Wife Assault

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Sport

Running back Ray Rice has been released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after new video emerged showing him punching his...

Leaked Footage Shows NFL Player Knock Out Fiancée

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Sport

Footage has emerged of American football player Ray Rice knocking his fiancée out unconscious. TMZ have posted a video of Rice brutally punching J...

How To Hurdle An American Football Player

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Sport

The NFL would be a lot more popular this side of the pond if there were more incidents like Antonio Brown's karate kick on Spencer Lanning. Brown c...

This Is Probably The Greatest Video Game Trailer Ever Made

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Tech

'Madden' to America is what 'FIFA' is to the UK: a ubiquitous institution, and the definition of video game sport. It's also a game involving a lev...

A Little Bit About NFL Training Camp for the New Chaps

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Sport
Carrie Armstrong

Training Camp. A careful dance for NFL players everywhere, where striking a perfect balance means getting into shape and pushing enough to be a starter come season- yet trying not to get so injured they can't play at all.

Can NFL London Be A British Affair?

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Sport
Carrie Armstrong

It can be challenging as an adult Association Football fan to adjust to watching Gridiron Football at first... It's a beautiful sport, just witnessing that many different varieties of athlete on one field. You ever seen a 6'7" 26 stone bloke playing midfield on Match of the Day highlights next to a 5'5" 10 stone lad? Whilst both wear leggings?

FIFA Must Learn Lessons On Head Injuries From the NFL Lawsuit

Alexandra Kyrke-Smith | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Sport
Alexandra Kyrke-Smith

4,500 former NFL players, many of whom had suffered with mental health or cognitive problems, sued the league over head injuries sustained whilst playing... Yet at the World Cup, this evidence was flagrantly ignored... any medic will tell you that Christoph Kramer should have been taken off immediately.

The Digital World - When It Comes to Sport, Women Are Leading the Way

Alexandra Chalat | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Sport
Alexandra Chalat

When I'm speaking to my friends who are also women in the sport industry, we often find ourselves reflecting that we work in a sector that's predominantly male. It's not a new realisation. And it's not surprising. Sometimes it's a rant, sometimes it's a complaint, and other times it's just an observation of a meeting we had where we were the only woman in the room, or at an event where very few women were present.

Deciphering the NFL Draft

Tom Mellor | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Mellor

As one of the most crucial annual events in the American sporting calendar, last week saw thousands cram into New York's Radio City Music Hall for the...

A Level Playing Field Is at the Heart of the Success of America's Most Popular Sport

Alistair Kirkwood | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Sport
Alistair Kirkwood

Last week's events in New York are worth analysing for anyone with an interest in professional sport. To understand why, just consider how European sport would look with a similar recruitment tool to the Draft.

First Openly Gay NFL Drafted, His Reaction Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

This tearjerker of a video shows the remarkable moment the NFL's first openly gay player learned he had been drafted. Michael Sam was chosen by the...

Christian Lobbyist Promises 'National Boycott' For Any Team That Drafts Openly Gay Michael Sam Into NFL

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Sport

A Christian lobbyist has promised to create a "relentless national boycott" for any American football team that drafts Michael Sam, an openly gay coll...

Who Said Romance is Dead? Students Use NFL-Style Draft To Pick Prom Dates in California

The Huffington Post UK | Hannah Rought | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students at a California High School could face disciplinary action after using an NFL-inspired draft to pick their prom dates. At Corona del Mar ...

The Lack of Style on the Sporting Sidelines

Jack Target | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Sport
Jack Target

What happened to the days of Tom Landry and his fedora and Lombardi in his smart suit and overcoat with a Russian hat. What about Mike Ditka in that glorious Cliff Engle sweater from the 80s?

Deafness in Sport - Overcoming the Odds

Alex Jones | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Jones

In terms of American sport - and global sport - not only making the grade in the NFL, but playing for a Super Bowl-winning franchise is just about as high an accolade as it gets. But while Coleman would rightfully have celebrated Seattle's success, and considered it his career high-point, he might also have reflected that his greatest achievement to date would have been getting to the NFL in the first place.

Can the FA Cup Final be England's 'Super Bowl'?

Chris Whiting | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Whiting

I do think Britain's footballing body could do more to make the FA Cup final a bigger occasion on a national scale. There's no reason why the FA Cup final can't be an experience that grips the entirety of England in the days leading up to the event.

Beyond the Front Pages

Carla Buzasi | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK
Carla Buzasi

Whether you are celebrating Valentine's Day or not this year, it's certainly difficult to ignore. Of all the articles that have been written about the event, and we have certainly run our fair share on HuffPost UK, I don't believe there are any as poignant or heart wrenching as our blog from Guantanamo Bay resident Shaker Aamer.

PHOTOS: Super Bowl XLVIII - The Best Fan Reactions

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

The Seattle Seahawks trounced the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl XLVIII last night. The underdogs triumphed 43-8 beating the Denver side, who are...

WATCH: The Best Super Bowl Commercial Ever? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

It starred Minka Kelly, Don Cheadle and Arnold Schwarzenegger and reportedly cost on average of $4m, per 30 seconds but was this Bud Light, 'Ian Up Fo...

The Most One-Sided Show On Earth?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

Head coach John Fox was on hand to console his quarterback Peyton Manning after the Denver Broncos fell to a humiliating 43-8 loss in Super Bowl XLVII...

Kermit And Miss Piggy Recreate Richard Sherman's NFC Championship Game Interview (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Sport

Richard Sherman, the Seattle Seahawks' cornerback, earlier this week comically erupted during an interview with Erin Andrews after the NFC Championshi...

Bringing the Party Across the Pond

Alistair Kirkwood | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport
Alistair Kirkwood

The NFL has taken over Manhattan in preparation for the big game at MetLife Stadium and more than 160million Americans will tune in to see the grand finale of the season. But it's not just Americans who are passionate about the sport. We are seeing the NFL fan base increase dramatically in the UK and we expect millions to be tuning in to Channel 4 or Sky Sports and sitting up through the night to experience one of sport's greatest showpieces.

Bad Lip Reading The NFL (Again)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Comedy

They're back! With another hilarious take on American football! Just ahead of the Super Bowl! Yes, the Bad Lip Reading team have turned their wonde...