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Sep 03, 2014, 18:14 ET

U.S.-Based Pro Rugby Initiative Announces New Opportunity for American Football Athletes

The National Rugby Football League today announced a major event that could benefit American football athletes recently released by their...

Jan 27, 2014, 12:35 ET

Queen Latifah To Sing "America The Beautiful" At Super Bowl XLVIII On FOX

QUEEN LATIFAH will sing "America The Beautiful" as part of Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on...

Jan 22, 2014, 13:14 ET

Phillip Phillips & The Band Perry to Perform at Super Bowl XLVIII Pregame Show & NFL on FOX

 PHILLIP PHILLIPS and THE BAND PERRY will perform as part of the Super Bowl XLVIII pregame show in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, February 2,...

Jan 21, 2014, 13:00 ET

Renee Fleming To Sing The National Anthem At Super Bowl XLVIII On FOX

World-renowned soprano RENÉE FLEMING will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium in East...

Jan 18, 2013, 15:47 ET

Alicia Keys To Sing The National Anthem At Super Bowl XLVII On CBS

 Fourteen-time Grammy®-Award winning singer-songwriter ALICIA KEYS will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLVII pregame...

Jan 08, 2013, 12:48 ET

National Football League Celebrates Season With "2nd Annual NFL Honors" Super Bowl Eve

The night before the two top teams kick off Super Bowl XLVII, the National Football League will salute its best players, performances and plays...

Sep 03, 2010, 13:59 ET
NFL Players Association, Feed The Children, Teamsters Joint Logo. (PRNewsFoto/International Brotherhood of Teamsters)

NFL Players and Teamsters to Join Feed The Children to Distribute Food to New Orleans Families

Former and Active Players, School of the Legends and Teamsters to Provide Volunteer Support Current and former NFL players and their families and...

Mar 12, 2010, 13:04 ET

Fans to Choose 75 Most Valuable Draft Picks of All Time

Jerry Rice, 1st Round, Pick 16. Emmitt Smith, 1st Round, Pick 17. Joe Montana, 3rd Round, Pick 82. Roger Staubach, 10th Round, Pick 129.  Tom...

Jan 19, 2010, 11:00 ET

Barenaked Ladies Co-Headlines with O.A.R. & Joins Robert Randolph & The Family Band for SUPER BOWL SATURDAY NIGHT, Super Bowl Eve's Free Outdoor Concert & Fireworks Show at Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park

The National Football League announced today that acclaimed multi-platinum pop-rock group Barenaked Ladies will co-headline with O.A.R. and join...

Jan 13, 2010, 13:00 ET

HONOR SOCIETY to Perform at 2010 Pro Bowl

To kick off the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIV, breakout band and family favorite HONOR SOCIETY will perform the pregame show and National...

Jan 12, 2010, 11:00 ET

NFL Kicks Off Super Bowl Eve with O.A.R.; SUPER BOWL SATURDAY NIGHT Features Free Outdoor Concert & Fireworks Show on Ft. Lauderdale Beach

New Year's Eve—Meet Super Bowl Eve.  The National Football League announced today it will host SUPER BOWL SATURDAY NIGHT, a free outdoor...

Jan 08, 2010, 13:00 ET

South Beach Will Be Rocking With Free PEPSI SUPER BOWL FAN JAM

The NFL will partner with Pepsi for two free concerts to help celebrate Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida, it was announced today. The...

Nov 26, 2009, 17:58 ET

The Who to Perform February 7 During the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show on CBS

THE WHO, one of the world's greatest and most dynamic rock and roll bands, will perform in the BRIDGESTONE SUPER BOWL XLIV HALFTIME SHOW on CBS...

Jan 29, 2009, 17:20 ET

NFL Salutes Service, Courage and Bravery in Super Bowl XLIII

GENERAL PETRAEUS TO TOSS COIN CREW MEMBERS OF US AIRWAYS FLIGHT 1549 RECOGNIZED ON FIELD The NFL will salute the military and the heroic crew...

Jan 15, 2009, 09:00 ET

Faith Hill Returns to the Super Bowl to Sing 'America the Beautiful' in Tampa Bay on NBC

Grammy Award-winning artist and the voice of Sunday Night Football's theme-song FAITH HILL will sing "America the Beautiful" as part of Super...

Jan 14, 2009, 09:00 ET

Jennifer Hudson to Sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLIII on NBC

Multi-Grammy nominated sensation JENNIFER HUDSON will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLIII pregame festivities at Raymond James...

Apr 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Career Five-Time 1,000+ Yard Running Back Joe Cribbs Named Commissioner of United National Football League

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The United National Football League (UNFL) turned to 1980 UPI AFL-AFC Rookie of the Year Joe Cribbs...

Sep 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

New NFL Teams and Players Added to the 13 Participating in Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Jets have just been added to the roster of 13 National Football League (NFL) teams that will be...

Apr 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Nickelodeon And The NFL Partner to Promote Kids' Health and Wellness Through Nick's 2007 'Let's Just Play' Campaign

NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and the National Football League are teaming up to promote health and wellness among the nation's...

Oct 17, 2006, 01:00 ET

NFL and American Heart Association Bring Exercise to the Classroom With Launch of What Moves U

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing the continuing decline of physical education programs in many of America's schools and diminishing...