When it comes to an increase in yellow flags, I still believe the NFL thought that by calling more penalties this season, the game would eventually produce more action.
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The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency’s chairman indicated on Tuesday.
Americans are tuning into NFL football in greater numbers than last year, according to early season viewership figures, signaling the league’s fumbled handling of domestic violence cases has not dented its overall popularity.
Colorado State’s 24-21 victory at Boston College was the first notable victory for the Mountain West. It also showed the Rams will be a contender in the conference.
Developer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) asked Los Angeles on Monday to give it more time to lure a pro football team back to the city and start building a $1.2 billion stadium downtown.
The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday that Tony Sparano will take over as he team’s interim head coach.
An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries.
Roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he’d been given no indication that quarterback Shane Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear to have sustained one.
The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.
Asked about the quarterback situation in New England, coach Bill Belichick replied with a disgusted look. This has been one rough start for Tom Brady and the Patriots.
The Oakland Raiders have fired coach Dennis Allen four games into his third season.
Jim Harbaugh has no time for Deion Sanders, Trent Dilfer or others who question whether the fourth-year coach has lost his locker room or the faith of his players.
Tom Brady is taking plenty of punishment through the first three games of the 2014 season, but the New England Patriots have managed to put together back-to-back wins. The Patriots hope to have some of their problems along the offensive line sorted out when they visit the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday.
Donnel Pumphrey, who graduated from Canyon Springs High, rushed for 167 yards and four touchdowns in the 34-17 victory over UNLV and was named the Mountain West offensive player of the week.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been formally charged with assaulting his wife during two arguments in July at their Phoenix apartment.
As he watched his son play football, Dana White smiled. He did not have an episode with the referees. He did not use swear words. He was the ideal father, like Mr. Cunningham in “Happy Days.”
Mike Glennon’s 5-yard touchdown pass to Vincent Jackson with seven seconds left rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers past the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 on Sunday for their first win of the season.
It seems Rodgers could beat the Bears in his sleep, and a majority of bettors had that figured out when they woke up Sunday morning. The Green Bay Packers were a hot ticket with the public.
Kansas fired coach Charlie Weis a day after the Jayhawks were shut out by Texas on Saturday.
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald faces a suspension or termination of his contract if he is charged with a crime, according to ESPN.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Safety Weston Steelhammer had three interceptions, and Air Force handed Boise State its worst loss since joining the Mountain West Conference in 2011, beating the Broncos 28-14 Saturday night behind seven takeaways.
Centennial dominated the first quarter Saturday night, but came away with no points. The fourth quarter was all Las Vegas High, but it was Centennial that came out on top in the end, holding off the Wildcats for a 21-15 road victory.
The record will show that Liberty’s football team allowed points on Saturday.
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