Fred Pettus saw his promising college football career — and entire life — derailed by concussions. Now he’s suing the NCAA.
Native American activists have reignited the debate over changing the Washington Redskins football team name. On Sunday, they rallied outside the FedEx field in Landover, Maryland.
A sack parade, the NFL’s Al Capone gets busted, a new version of Trading Places, and the best catch of 2017. It’s all here in the NFL Week 10 Recap.
A Rhode Island congressman is pledging to donate his brain to research into a degenerative brain disease detected in former football players.
Carolina Pathers quarterback Cam Newton is facing backlash after sexist comments made to a female beat reporter earlier this week.
If you plan to take Metro to FedEx Field on Sunday evening to watch the Washington Redskins face off against the Oakland Raiders, you’ll probably want a Plan B for getting home.
Each of the past six Super Bowl winners made different financial decisions in allocating their salary cap. Find out how.
A new study into the effects of tackle football on young, developing brains finds that children who start playing football before age 12 have greater risks for behavioral issues, cognitive impairment and depression as adults.
Instead of finding a way to lose in Los Angeles, the Redskins made the plays and got win No. 1 of the year. Here’s what they did right.
In the first of a four-part special report, WTOP examines the issue of brain injury in football and what’s being done about the sport’s concussion crisis.
The NFL allows each player to choose which shoulder pad he wears. Often, players consult the team’s equipment managers or trainers.
Here is the preseason Amway Top 25 football poll.
Georgetown University and Harvard University will face each other in a football game at RFK Stadium this fall.
Victims of CTE aren’t just the boxers, members of the military and football players with the illness. Families also face struggles associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Research on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school.