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 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.

Five things we learnt from week 12 of the NFL

Thanksgiving has been and gone and Week 12 in the NFL gave us lots to be thankful for. Zander Swinburne examines which head coach might bow out of the NFL, which team could still go 16-0, as well as which division has become the worst in the league.