NFL announces programming to celebrate 100th season
Published: July 24, 2019
In celebration of the NFL's 100 season, the NFL Media Group produced a suite of programming that pays tribute to the people, players, coaches, memories and moments that have, and continue to contribute to the NFL's legacy. The NFL's All-Time Team anchored NFL 100-themed programming and content premiering across the NFL's television and digital platforms in the fall of 2019. Charged with unveiling the highest echelon of players and coaches spanning the league's 100-year history, NFL Media enlisted an iconic trio whose experience collectively spans more than five decades. NFL Network and DIRECTV Audience Network host Rich Eisen joins NBC's Sunday Night Football game analyst Cris Collinsworth and eight-time Super Bowl Champion head coach Bill Belichick as hosts of The NFL's All-Time Team. Over six episodes, Eisen, Collinsworth and Belichick were joined by special guests to discuss the results of a 26-person blue ribbon panel tasked with crowning the NFL's All-Time Team -- the roster of 100 players and 10 coaches named "The Greatest" in their respective positions.
Artificial intelligence to advise NFL on what to pay players
Jul. 22, 2019 - 8:21 - Pro Football Focus Majority owner and former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Cris Collinsworth discuss how his company is using artificial intelligence to help football teams determine players’ salaries.
Chris Long, MLS' Fire win Humanitarian awards
ESPN News Services
July 10, 2019
Retired NFL player Chris Long and Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire have been honored at the fifth Sports Humanitarian Awards.
Long, whose retirement from football in May ended an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, was honored with the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. He received the award for "his commitment to giving back through strategic, multifaceted efforts," which attack larger systemic issues.
Kyle Long drives Kyle Busch and Martin Truex_Jr at Chicagoland Speedway for the driver introductions for Toyota Racing