Ken Belson

NFL reporter for the New York Times

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Ken Belson Covers the National Football League for the New York Times.

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Jon Gruden has resigned as the Las Vegas Raiders’ head coach — after the New York Times detailed homophobic and misogynist remarks he used for years to mock people tied to the game,…

Raiders coach Jon Gruden loses his job over offensive email exchanges

Jon Gruden has resigned as the Las Vegas Raiders’ head coach — after the New York Times detailed homophobic and misogynist remarks he used for years to mock people tied to the game,…

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Colin Kaepernick  took a knee  instead of saluting the flag. Will he ever play again in the National Football League? Gregg Popovich has called President Trump a " soulless coward ."

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Colin Kaepernick took a knee instead of saluting the flag. Will he ever play again in the National Football League? Gregg Popovich has called President Trump a " soulless coward ."

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