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National Football League owners plan to meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem. Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas said he hopes the owners will decide to hold a league-wide summit to help resolve the intensifying topic.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has made his share of enemies over the years, but he recently made a friend in a 5-year-old Niagara Falls boy.

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Players in the National Football League wear pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Now, a Niagara Falls teacher is trying to get the NFL to wear gold for one week in September in recognition of pediatric cancer awareness.

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won his day in court against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he believes the Buffalo Bills will need a new stadium to remain viable in Western New York.  That comment spurred quick reaction, including calls to ensure a transparent process as state officials explore spending hundreds of millions on a new home for the Bills. 

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is requesting a change to a National Football League's matching loan program to free up $25 million in league revenue to help with renovations to Ralph Wilson Stadium, without a penalty to the community if the team is sold.

Currently, what is known as the G-4 loan program would help the Bills pay for stadium upgrades, but it would have to be paid back immediately if the team is sold. That would permit a new owner to liquidate assets and relocate the franchise.