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The NFL Goes Pink for the Green

Eric Marmon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Eric Marmon

The perception is that the NFL goes pink to make women aware of breast cancer. In reality, the NFL goes pink to make women aware of the NFL.

Beyond Pink Ribbons to Breast Cancer Prevention

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeanne Rizzo

An alarming 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease in her lifetime. That represents a 40 percent increase in just a generation. If the NFL teams on those pink-ribboned fields were losing that badly the fans would be booing and the owners would be swapping out coaches and players.

NFL Done With Pink Flags

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports

-- Pink is no longer the new yellow in the NFL. The league won't use its pink penalty flags beyond Monday night's Jets-Falcons game....

NFL Player Beats Breast Cancer With Sledgehammer

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact

Nick Eason is used to beating up on opponents, but this time, the Arizona Cardinals defensive end is tackling another enemy: breast cancer. In a vi...

Is The NFL's Breast Cancer Campaign A Scam?

Jezebel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Women

Have you noticed that during the month of October, the NFL suddenly becomes intensely concerned with making sure you're aware of breast cancer? Pink j...

The Big Business Of Breast Cancer

Marie Claire | Posted 11.20.2011 | Women

Some $6 billion a year is committed to breast cancer research and awareness campaigns. Is it any wonder that the disease has become a gold mine for pi...

Brett Favre Beware: The NFL Is Thinking Pink

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

If Roger Goodell thinks that female football fans will be twirling their parasols and raising their mint juleps in gratitude for his chivalry if he benches Brett Favre, then the Commish clearly hasn't spent enough time in the stands of NFL games.