She hadn’t done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, 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.
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A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.
Browns quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains said in a radio interview Thursday that as Johnny Manziel was sliding in the first round of the NFL draft last week, he sent a text message urging Cleveland to select him.
The Las Vegas Sin hosted the Green Bay Chill in their Legends Football League home opener at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday night.
Aaron Hernandez ambushed and shot to death two men after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub weeks before he signed a five-year, $40 million contract with the New England Patriots, prosecutors said Thursday.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, was confident and engaged Tuesday as he was formally introduced by the St. Louis Rams.
Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy will spend Tuesday night in jail after being arrested on misdemeanor charges of assault on a female and communicating threats.
Former UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. will try out for the Baltimore Ravens this weekend, and ex-UCLA defensive end and Silverado High School graduate Keenan Graham will shot a shot with the Chicago Bears.
Rutgers announced Tuesday that it has dismissed quarterback Philip Nelson from its football program after he was charged in connection with an assault that left another man critically injured in Minnesota.
The Las Vegas Bowl will be played Dec. 20 at Sam Boyd Stadium, according to an announcement from ESPN Events.
When a sobbing Michael Sam celebrated his selection in the NFL draft by the St. Louis Rams by hugging and kissing his partner, another man, it brought the reality to TV screens everywhere that an openly gay athlete had taken an unprecedented step toward an NFL career.
Fourteen quarterbacks were called during the three-day NFL Draft marathon, and at least half will be busts in the long run. Expect none to make a bigger impact this season than Josh McCown will for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
NEW YORK — In St. Louis, Michael Sam might have found the perfect spot to pursue an NFL career and try to become the league’s first openly gay player.
CORNETT SIGNS WITH CARDINALS; EX-GAEL GRIMBLE TO GIANTS
Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to enter the draft, heard his name in the seventh and final round.
Receiver Stevie Johnson is heading to his hometown San Francisco 49ers after being the odd man out in Buffalo. The Bills traded Johnson to the 49ers on Friday in a deal made before the start of the second round of the NFL draft.
Welcome to Day 2 of the NFL draft. Plenty of running backs are still available. For the second straight year, no running backs were selected in the first round. Before last year, that had never happened in the common draft era, which started in 1967 with the merger of the NFL and AFL.
With the NFL Draft underway and the recent release of the film “Draft Day”, we thought we would look at five actors that played college football. They wanted to be superstars in the NFL, but had to settle for being famous actors instead.
The Buffalo Bills took the biggest gamble of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. The team’s executives believe it’s a calculated risk.
A picture posted by NFL Draft prospect Ha Ha Clinton-Dix caused a stir on Thursday. It turned out to be just a humorous misunderstanding.
The Texans are shopping the top pick, but the price may be too steep to attract much interest.
It could have been dumb luck that brought the Cleveland Browns and Johnny Manziel together. He was there for the taking, but team after team passed him by, and eventually everything fell perfectly into place.
For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn’t wait to get to the NFL, and the league was just as eager to add the player some called the best defensive prospect in a decade.