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Recent articles by Mark:

California, New York, Texas governors support return of pro sports

The announcements bolster the prospects for pro sports to resume operations, although it remains unclear when and how they will do so. → Read More

NFL will allow teams to reopen facilities beginning next week

Teams can reopen their offices beginning Tuesday if they’re permitted to do so under state and local guidelines and are in compliance with the league’s protocols. → Read More

NFL to propose teams could improve draft position by hiring minority coach or GM

Under the proposal, a team could move up six spots in the third round by hiring a minority head coach and 10 spots by hiring a minority general manager. → Read More

The NFL is hoping for a full season, but state-by-state issues could complicate things

Speculation about California teams possibly having to relocate underscores that if the NFL is going to have a season, it will have to be put together piece by piece. → Read More

NFL considering sky judge, other replay changes as preseason experiments

Owners are scheduled to meet by video conference May 28 to discuss rule-change proposals. First, they will speak next week on business issues and matters released to the pandemic. → Read More

Breaking down the can’t-miss games on the 2020 NFL schedule

If there is a full season that starts on time, here are the dates to circle and the games to watch. → Read More

NFL releases a full 2020 schedule with potential adjustments built in

Each team is scheduled to play two home games and two road games in the season’s first four weeks, allowing that chunk of the season to be easily canceled or moved to the end of the season if needed. → Read More

Russell Okung’s unfair labor practices charge against NFLPA dismissed

The charge by Okung accused the NFL Players Association of violating its own voting procedures in the CBA ratification process, among other things, but was rejected by the National Labor Relations Board. → Read More

NFL provides teams with protocols for reopening facilities

“Uninformed commentary that speculates on how individual clubs or the league will address a range of hypothetical contingencies serves no constructive purpose,” Roger Goodell wrote in a memo to teams. → Read More

The NFL may be able to hold a full season. But the schedule release is only a starting point.

The league is releasing a business-as-usual schedule for the 2020 season Thursday, but its contingency planning will continue amid the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

NFL cancels international games for 2020 season

The league, which has said it plans to play a full 2020 season this fall, had been planning to play four games in London and one in Mexico City. → Read More

Andy Dalton headed to Cowboys on one-year deal

The former Cincinnati starter had been released by the Bengals earlier in the week. → Read More

Bears decline Mitchell Trubisky’s fifth-year option, magnifying their mistake

The end is in sight in Chicago for the second pick in the 2017 draft, who was drafted ahead of Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson. → Read More

The market for Andy Dalton and Cam Newton is Patriots, Jaguars ... and anyone’s guess

Dalton, after being released by the Bengals, joins Newton among the ranks of free agent QBs. → Read More

Roger Goodell taking no salary as NFL implements pay cuts, furloughs

The moves affect league employees, not employees of NFL teams, as NFL reiterates its hope to play a full season in 2020. → Read More

Baltimore doctor gets an NFL draft surprise: A call from Roger Goodell and Super Bowl tickets

Baltimore interventional cardiologist Hazim El-Haddad participated in the NFL draft telecast and said, “Who’s this?” when Goodell FaceTimed him. → Read More

Roger Goodell couldn’t be happier after the NFL draft went off without a hitch

The NFL commissioner said Sunday he wrote in a note to staff: “I’m not sure in our 100-year history we’ve had a finer moment.” → Read More

NFL draft grades for every team: 49ers get an A, Packers earn a D

How did teams do in the NFL draft? We handed out marks for every team. → Read More

NFL draft Round 2, pick by pick: Running backs, receivers go early

The NFL draft continues Friday night with the second and third rounds. → Read More

What you need to know about the 2020 NFL draft

This year's selection process is being conducted remotely, as teams, players and broadcasters all participate from home. → Read More