The year in sport 2018: NFL

The NFL in 2018 came out swinging with a thrilling set of playoff games, culminating with the Nick Foles-led Philadelphia Eagles delivering the first Super Bowl to the City of Brotherly Love in a 41-33 win over the New England Patriots. The stage was set. New super teams formed, like the

Top 5 NFL Snow Games

It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, a snow game in the NFL is a joy to watch. Game plans go out of the window and finesse is replaced by brute force and, often, calamity. As people around the world wish for a white Christmas, lets take a look at the

“I simply can’t make peace with the way I was treated and I never will,” former New England Patriots Cheerleader, Lyndsey Raucher, speaks out about the pressures of being an NFL cheerleader

Some American girls want to become a ballerina or a dancer, but Lyndsey Raucher decided to take a chance on becoming a cheerleader for the New England Patriots. However, that decision soon turned into a nightmare as the reality proved to be a tale of mental health agony, eating disorders,

The Jacksonville Roar cheerleaders on balancing jobs, sisterhood & supporting the Jaguars

A football flies through the air, hurtled from the hand of quarterback Blake Bortles. 'Jaguars on three' comes the shout from the huddle as the offense and defence prepare to scrimmage at the Allianz Park. It's bitingly cold throughout practice. Frosted breath escapes into the atmosphere. The players don team-branded hoodies

“Channels like Fox News continually obscure the message in order to enrage the President’s followers”: Conor Orr on diversity in the NFL, the ‘anthem issue’ and its political effects

I’m sure that there was a time when covering the NFL was a much more straightforward job than it is now. But with the recent subtle social, and political changes in the USA, the NFL has had to evolve. In the last few years, the NFL has seen an openly gay

“It felt good to have those apologies”: Gay college football player Darrion McAlister on opening up to teammates, the reaction to coming out and playing football as an openly gay man

Any individual struggling with their own sexuality faces a number of challenges. Firstly accepting yourself for who you are and then secondly deciding what to do once you have arrived at this decision. So imagine having to contemplate all of this, and then having to worry about whether your own teammates