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  • Ward scheduled for court on assault charge

    Ward scheduled for court on assault charge

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:13:30 GMT
    Broncos safety T.J. Ward is scheduled to be in court for charges stemming from an incident at a strip club.
    Broncos safety T.J. Ward is scheduled to be in court for charges stemming from an incident at a strip club.
  • Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

    Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:53:20 GMT
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.
  • Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

    Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:01:56 GMT
    Marcell Dareus' attorney says the Buffalo Bills' defensive tackle has agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed.
    Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday.
  • Manziel scores as NFL's top-selling jersey

    Manziel scores as NFL's top-selling jersey

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:12:26 GMT
    Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list.
    Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list.
  • Eagles player charged with shoving Arizona officer

    Eagles player charged with shoving Arizona officer

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:12:23 GMT
    A Philadelphia Eagles player is facing charges in Arizona after authorities say he pushed a police officer investigating a bar brawl.
    A Philadelphia Eagles player is facing charges in Arizona after authorities say he pushed a police officer investigating a bar brawl.
  • Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

    Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:21:34 GMT
    By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few - if any- safeguards as recently...
    By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few - if any- safeguards as recently as 2012....
  • Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games

    Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:21:06 GMT
    The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former...
    The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter...
  • AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

    AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:22:33 GMT
    By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer Three people who have reviewed documents concerning the sale of the Buffalo Bills say a Toronto group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi is interested in buying the...
    Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process...
  • 5 former NFL players sue union over concussions

    5 former NFL players sue union over concussions

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:08:19 GMT
    Former NFL players Christian Ballard and Gregory Westbrooks are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries.
    Five former NFL players, including six-time Pro Bowl defensive end Neil Smith, are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries.
  • NFL to restrict evaluations of underclassmen

    NFL to restrict evaluations of underclassmen

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:59:04 GMT
    The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed.
    The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed.
  • Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

    Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:42:23 GMT
    Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television...
    Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview.
  • Jerry Sandusky son alleges even worse abuse

    Jerry Sandusky son alleges even worse abuse

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:12:39 GMT
    A son of child molestation convict Jerry Sandusky says Sandusky had a bedtime "ritual" at the family's central Pennsylvania home.
    Jerry Sandusky's adopted son Matthew said in a television interview Thursday that his sexual abuse at the former Penn State coach's hands consisted of oral sex, a more serious allegation than he made to detectives...
  • CBS won't dictate use of Redskins name on the air

    CBS won't dictate use of Redskins name on the air

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:40:21 GMT
    CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise during televised games this season.
    CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise during televised games this season.
  • 49ers open posh, high-tech stadium in Santa Clara

    49ers open posh, high-tech stadium in Santa Clara

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:19:16 GMT
    The San Francisco have opened their new stadium in Santa Clara with a ribbon-cutting ceremony complete with all the opulence of their new home.
    San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got a little teary on his drive to Levi's Stadium on Thursday. His voice cracked while talking about taking his young son to games at the stadium for years to come.
  • Bama players motivated by sour ending to season

    Bama players motivated by sour ending to season

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:53:05 GMT
    Alabama players have a different motivation going into this season.
    Alabama receiver Amari Cooper has been through the offseasons filled with talk of repeat national championships, and now he's endured one that began with sour memories not celebratory confetti showers.
  • Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:13:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant has won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest...
    Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the...
  • Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

    Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:34:43 GMT
    She hadn't done splits and high kicks in years, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal - to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.
    She hadn't done splits and high kicks in years, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal - to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.
  • Ex-NFL player back in Calif. court on rape charges

    Ex-NFL player back in Calif. court on rape charges

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-07-16 07:16:00 GMT
    Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper was set to return to court in California on Wednesday for a pair of hearings as he faces sexual assault allegations in several states.
    Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper was set to return to court in California on Wednesday for a pair of hearings as he faces sexual assault allegations in several states.
  • Chris Kluwe's lawyer threatens to sue Vikings

    Chris Kluwe's lawyer threatens to sue Vikings

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:13:57 GMT
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says the team has reneged on a promise to give him a copy of their investigation into his allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach.
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach, his lawyer said Tuesday.
  • Saints confirm multiyear deal with Jimmy Graham

    Saints confirm multiyear deal with Jimmy Graham

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:48:24 GMT
    The New Orleans Saints have confirmed a multiyear contract with star tight end Jimmy Graham.
    The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.
  • Kraft, Belichick interviewed in Hernandez probe

    Kraft, Belichick interviewed in Hernandez probe

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:10:08 GMT
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick were interviewed by police investigating a homicide in which former player Aaron Hernandez is a suspect.
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick were interviewed by police investigating a homicide in which former player Aaron Hernandez has been charged.
  • Haslam-owned truck-stop chain won't be charged

    Haslam-owned truck-stop chain won't be charged

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-07-15 09:16:53 GMT
    The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may have put the worst behind it after federal attorneys agreed not to prosecute Pilot Flying J for cheating...
    The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may have put the worst behind it after federal attorneys agreed not to prosecute Pilot Flying J for cheating customers.
  • Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

    Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:24:04 GMT
    Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts.
    The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay a $92 million penalty for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts, authorities announced...
  • SEC's Slive continues push for Big Five autonomy

    SEC's Slive continues push for Big Five autonomy

    Monday, July 14 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:50:33 GMT
    Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is confident the NCAA reform he's been pushing for years will take a big step toward becoming a reality in August.
    Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is confident the NCAA reform he's been pushing for years will take a big step toward becoming a reality in August.
  • Malzahn: Marshall 'embarrassed' after legal run-in

    Malzahn: Marshall 'embarrassed' after legal run-in

    Monday, July 14 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:50:21 GMT
    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says Nick Marshall will "suffer the consequences" but declined to elaborate on the punishment the quarterback will face after he was cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana...
    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says quarterback Nick Marshall will "suffer the consequences" but isn't elaborating on what punishment he'll face after being cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana...
  • College Football Playoff's trophy is golden

    College Football Playoff's trophy is golden

    Monday, July 14 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:50:10 GMT
    A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.
    A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.
  • Dawg Pound: Browns getting dog mascot 'Swagger'

    Dawg Pound: Browns getting dog mascot 'Swagger'

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-14 13:58:37 GMT
    Johnny Manziel's newest teammate with the Browns has four legs and can roll over on command.
    Johnny Manziel's newest teammate with the Browns has four legs and can roll over on command.
  • NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

    NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:50:44 GMT
    NCAA President Mark Emmert says college athletes should receive "scholarships for life."
    NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one...
  • Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

    Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-08 22:57:52 GMT
    A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
    By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
  • NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

    NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:57:50 GMT
    By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and...
    By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion...