Linebacker Brandon Magee was placed on waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wednesday, and now he’s headed to Boston Red Sox spring training… to play.
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A bomb scare forced the evacuation on Thursday of the Massachusetts courthouse where the murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez was underway. The court lifted the bomb threat and the trial will resume at 2pm ET, a court security official said.
JJ Raterink, a 33-year-old Arena Football League journeyman, is the starting quarterback of the Las Vegas Outlaws, the valley’s newest professional sports franchise, who open their inaugural season Monday against the San Jose SaberCats at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Ohio State is checking into a possible NCAA rules violation involving Braxton Miller after the senior quarterback was pictured on an Instagram page appearing to endorse a line of nutritional products.
Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still received good news on Wednesday. His 4-year-old daughter Leah’s cancer is in remission, he said in a post on Instragram.
Former Michigan center Jack Miller gave up football before starting his senior season because he feared the effects of concussions.
Running back Adrian Peterson is not longing for the Minnesota Vikings, if you ask his agent, Ben Dogra. Coach Mike Zimmer told another story Wednesday on the final day of NFL owners meetings.
Four weeks before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are officially on the clock in the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30, head coach Lovie Smith does not deny Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the leader in the clubhouse to be the No. 1 pick.
The Rebels are experienced at linebacker, where the starters and reserves return. They will be counted on to help improve a defense that allowed 38.5 points and 513.5 yards per game last season.
Following recommendations by the Competition Committee, NFL owners voted Tuesday to reject a series of proposed rules that would have expanded the use of instant replay. However, in keeping with the league’s current focus on injuries, the owners did ratify measures that addressed safety.
Free-agent defensive end Ray McDonald will sign a contract with the Chicago Bears, according to reports Tuesday.
If Marcus Mariota is the No. 2 overall pick, he would also be the No. 1 quarterback on the depth chart with the Tennessee Titans.
Former NFL safety Darren Sharper agreed to plead guilty in Las Vegas Tuesday morning to one count of attempted sexual assault in connection with an attack where three people were drugged, including two women, inside Sharper’s penthouse suite at the Cosmopolitan.
Johnny Manziel is expected to be back on the field with the Cleveland Browns next month following the completion of months of treatment.
Just when some UNLV football fans are beginning to think they’ve begun to put those losing years behind them, the athletic department has to go and test their loyalty by announcing that some season-ticket holders will have to begin paying a premium for the privilege of watching the new Rebels in action.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the so-called deflategate investigation is finally moving toward a conclusion.
As an offensive guard for the Baltimore Ravens, John Urschel already has a lot on his plate. But besides his endeavors on the field, Urschel also keeps up another demanding pursuit that is rarely associated with NFL players: mathematical research.
The National Football League is dropping its blackout rule for the 2015 season.
Former National Football League star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges filed in Arizona on Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison shortly before facing more sex crime charges in a Los Angeles courtroom. He is expected to enter a plea Tuesday to similar charges in Las Vegas.
While the other specialists limbered up by kicking official Arena Football League striped footballs over fences or between narrow makeshift goal posts made of bright yellow tape, the straggler stood in the shadows cast by Las Vegas Sportspark. He smoked a cigarette and ate a glazed doughnut.
Wide receivers coach Cedric Cormier is the only holder from previous UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck’s staff. Under Cormier, the receivers have been a reliable unit, led by players such as Devante Davis and Devonte Boyd. Cormier recruits the Houston area.
The mayor of Dallas ripped into the Dallas Cowboys’ controversial signing of defensive end Greg Hardy — despite serious domestic violence allegations — and called the decision a “shot in the gut.”
Las Vegas is now added to the list of places where former NFL player Darren Sharper faces sexual assault charges.
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