Washington Redskins, one of the oldest NFL franchises dating back to the 1930s, have been considering reviewing their team name as the term "Redskins" is widely seen as a slur against Native Americans.
'Lift Every Voice and Sing', often referred to as the Black national anthem, will be played by NFL prior to the traditional pre-game playing of the official national anthem in Week 1.
NBA, NHL and Major League Soccer all hoping to resume seasons shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, for which the players are in practice.
US stadiums were cleaned up with memorials honouring racist men in the sports industry removed.
Many of Colin Kaepernick's critics who vilified him for kneeling during the US national anthem, have now changed course.
Just a couple of weeks after saying 'No Kneeling', Donald Trump had a change of heart when he said he would like to see Colin Kaepernick get a shot at kneeling again.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell admitted that NFL reacted wrongly to players' protests, which was started by Colin Kaepernick kneeling during national anthem in 2016.
United States President Donald Trump has been vocal against payers and athletes who have taken the knee during the national anthem.
Naomi Osaka voiced her support for Colin Kaepernick and said if NFL wanted to show they care, they should take a knee together and give him his job back.
The kneeling pose, popuralised by Colin Kaepernick, has become a symbol of the fight for racial justice in the United States.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has faced criticism over treatment of players protesting against racial injustice, which was launched by Colin Kaepernick in 2016.
The likes of Patrick Mahomes, Saquon Barkley and Michael Thomas, Odell Beckham Jr., Deshaun Watson, Ezekiel Elliott, Jamal Adams, Stephon Gilmore and DeAndre Hopkins sent a video message to NFL
NFL commissioner spoke after a number of players prominently called out racism in the wake of George Floyd's death.
John Cena took to social media to post a message of unity amidst protests after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officer Derek Chauvin.
Colin Kaepernick, who was effectively ostracised by the NFL for his protest against racism, defended the right of demonstrators to lash out.
Pittsburg Steelers will be upholding the social distancing rules amid coronavirus by making sure only alternate seats in their stadium are filled.
The NFL player is suing the airline for failing to follow policies to respond to sexual harassment and assault.
Both Quinton Dunbar and DeAndre Baker are facing four charges of armed robbery in connection with an alleged May 13 incident at a party near Miami.
US' National Football League traditionally has its clubs bring players in for mini training camps in June.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, in a memo to all 32 clubs, said in area permitted by the government, training facilities can begin functioning.