There was a financial imperative for the name change, as sponsors and retailers threatened to pull their money and stop selling team merchandise.
While U.S. pro sports leagues suspend play, table tennis, darts and other more obscure competitions find new fans.
According to a recent Harris poll, Nike’s reputation with the general public has strengthened over the past two years.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league was "wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier," but he has not mentioned quarterback Colin Kaepernick by name.
Sam Rapoport is trying to make careers in football more accessible to anybody who loves the sport.
The NFL is holding a private workout for Colin Kaepernick. Some of the details are puzzling.
Patience and risk management are key to both.
The Alliance of American Football suspended operations three weeks early.
The NFL owns dozens of trademarks and isn’t afraid to go after anyone using them.