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.
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UNLV went down to my hometown to play the University of Houston last Saturday and we all wish we could have played better, especially the guys from Texas.
ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast.
More than half of Americans believe that brands should drop their sponsorship deals with the National Football League over its handling of players accused of domestic violence, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will probably pay up that $11,025 fine for using “inappropriate language,” now verified as being the “N” word by Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston.
The wife and sons of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver sued the NFL for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide last year.
The odds of Jameis Winston winning back-to-back Heisman trophies after his one-game suspension for shouting vulgar language in the Florida State student union last week went down, according to one bookmaker.
It’s the first year of the College Football Playoff, and the effects of the new system on the bowls remain to be seen. But the Las Vegas Bowl is in good shape to survive, officials say.
Police say Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer broke his wife’s nose with a head-butt during an argument that began after she learned about his recent phone contact with another woman.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have met with 11 former NFL players to discuss ways to improve the league’s personal conduct policy.
Texas coach Charlie Strong has dismissed former starting offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle for a violation of team rules.
Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers who claim Bironas intentionally attempted to run them off the road.
Virginia placekicker Ian Frye completed a 46-yard field goal after hearing his father was suffering a heart attack during last Saturday’s game at Brigham Young University.
Former Southern California cornerback Brian Baucham is suing the school and former coach Lane Kiffin, alleging he was forced to play in a game while ill.
Linebacker James Harrison is back in uniform with the Pittsburgh Steelers, ending a brief retirement that lasted less than a month after a meeting with team officials Tuesday.
Want to know just how much UNLV’s football team is struggling? The statistics tell the story.
Jay Cutler threw four touchdown passes as the Chicago Bears rallied from a 17-point deficit to defeat the San Francisco 49ers a week ago. Cutler already has six touchdown passes and looks to add to that total when the Bears visit the New York Jets on Monday night.
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.
Authorities say they are investigating a weekend burglary at the home of San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald.
Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch will be placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL while celebrating a sack, coach Jim Caldwell announced Monday.
Here’s a look back at all the NFL games of the third week of the 2014 regular season.
Wagering on NFL games means living and dying with some coin-flip decisions, and the Denver Broncos and their backers literally lost one Sunday.
DeMarco Murray, the NFL’s leading rusher, had a history in Las Vegas as a Bishop Gorman alumnus.