Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL, has signed a contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, the team said Friday.
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Disgraced former NFL star Darren Sharper, who has pleaded guilty or no contest to rape and attempted rape charges in three states, is set to change his not guilty plea in a federal rape case in New Orleans next week, court records show.
The Houston Texans defensive end shared a photo in advance of “Throwback Thursday” of a gruesome leg bruise he apparently suffered in the first half of last season’s game against the Buffalo Bills.
Late-night host David Letterman only appeared starstruck by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during Wednesday’s series finale for the “Late Show With David Letterman.”
Convicted murderer and former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez is due in court on Thursday to face charges that he shot a man prosecutors believe witnessed a double homicide of which Hernandez is also accused.
Domestic violence charges against Ray Rice were dismissed on Thursday after the former National Football League running back completed a pretrial intervention program, New Jersey prosecutors said.
Convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is in trouble once again, getting mixed up in a prison fight, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the incident said Tuesday.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s decision not to appeal the team’s “Deflategate” penalty was made without pressure from the National Football League, Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday.
Los Angeles will be considered a potential host city for Super Bowl LIV in 2020 if there is an NFL franchise there by then, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.
Arkansas State has asked UNLV to move its 2017 football game at Sam Boyd Stadium back two years. The Rebels are considering the request.
The NFL will move back extra-point kicks this season and also allow defenses to score on failed conversion attempts.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said on Tuesday he will “reluctantly” accept rather than appeal a $1 million fine and loss of draft choices imposed by the NFL against the Super Bowl champions for the club’s role in the “Deflategate” scandal.
After being named the cover athlete for the upcoming “Madden 16” video game, New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. said he doesn’t believe the “Madden Curse” exists. “I don’t really believe in curses much. A curse is something somebody wishes upon you.”
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith, a five-time Pro Bowl selection, announced his retirement from the NFL after 14 seasons on Monday.
The Cleveland Browns have parted ways with player personnel associate Jon Sandusky, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Monday.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has a different interpretation of linebacker Bruce Irvin’s declaration last week that he would be playing in Atlanta in 2016.
Notre Dame has a say over where quarterback Everett Golson can transfer, and the Fighting Irish have crossed off the list any school on their schedule this season. They don’t want Golson joining another team and then beating them.
ESPN or ESPN2 will carry the Mountain West football championship the next five seasons. ESPN2 will broadcast this year’s game, which is at Dec. 5.
The NFL Players Association, which filed an appeal of the league’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for his role in Deflategate, plans to call NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to testify in the hearing.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger isn’t going to give up the starting job to Marcus Mariota — selected second overall in the 2015 NFL Draft — without a fight.
The NFLPA on Thursday filed an appeal of the NFL’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. NFL officials said Thursday night that commissioner Roger Goodell will handle the appeal.
DeMarco Murray left the Dallas Cowboys, but according to owner Jerry Jones, he didn’t take the league’s top rushing attack with him.
After just one season in the NFL, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is a coverboy.
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