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The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs from early September to late December, with each team playing 16 games and having one bye week. Following the conclusion of the regular season, six teams from each conference advance to the playoffs, a single-elimination tournament culminating in the Super Bowl, which is usually held in the first Sunday in February, and is played between the champions of the NFC and AFC.

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The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with N.F.L. cheerleaders and the sidelines at his Mar-a-Lago..
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"El Chapo" expected to get life behind bars, Puerto Rico protests, NFL training camps and more things to start your Wednesday morning
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 19 hours ago

Hernandez was wanted forย a Sept. 17, 2017 shooting outside the Salinas Buffalo Wild Wings, when NFL games played on a Sunday afternoon.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 day ago

The first group of veterans are reporting for training camp on Wednesday, with 50 days until the Packers-Bears 2019 season opener.
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Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan, 30, in 2016 vocalized his desire for the NFL to research cannabis for football injuries such as CTE.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 3 days ago

Monday is the deadline for tagged players to sign multi-year contracts.
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Ryan Leaf, the former Washington State star who washed out of the NFL and later served time in prison, will call college football games for ESPN.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 3 days ago

NFL opens football academy in London
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is known for his arm strength. Watch him fire a football from the field out of Arrowhead Stadium.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

EA Sports is revealing the four top-rated NFL players in its upcoming 'Madden NFL 20' video game, out next month.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

Here's the definitive list of the athletes who earn the most money in the NBA, NFL and MLB
Credit: CBS News - Published 6 days ago

NFL players typically take advantage of the offseason to rest and recover, but one cornerback had something a bit riskier in mind.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

An 11-year-old juked out Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly at a camp led by the NFL linebacker. On the next play, Kuechly tackled the child.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

Longtime NFL defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth is experiencing kidney failure and is seeking a transplant.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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