The dying game - concussion in the NFL

For millions of Americans this is the best part of the sporting year as the NFL reaches its climax. But this January the excitement has been undermined by a new Hollywood film that tells how the sport is literally killing those who play it.  By Rupert Cornwell in Washington

Cardinals and Panthers lie in wait as play-off party begins

The NFL post-season starts today with momentum invaluable for those aiming for Super Bowl 50. But the shadow of the two best teams, Arizona and Carolina, looms large. Rupert Cornwell reports from Washington on the state of a nation

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Five things we learnt from week 15 of the NFL

Only two more weeks until the play-offs, and the NFL saw a number of teams secure their place in the post-season. Zander Swinburne examines which Super Bowl hopeful could miss out on the play-offs, which star wide receiver showed his greatest weakness, and which team may be have played in their hometown for the last time

Five things we learnt from Week 13 of the NFL

Week 13 is over and whilst the NFL regular season is nearing its conclusion, the play-offs are just around the corner. Zander Swinburne examines which previous champion is back in the playoff picture, which coach is fighting for his job, as well as which team now must look to 2016.