A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension.
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Dallas Cowboys backup running back Joseph Randle faces a steep fine for shoplifting Gucci cologne and underwear from a Dillard’s store in Frisco, Texas, on Monday. Head coach Jason Garrett said Randle will play Sunday against the New York Giants.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has the hottest-selling jersey in pro football, according to data released Tuesday by the NFL Players’ Association.
With No. 3 Ole Miss traveling to Knoxville to play Tennessee on Saturday, Rebels head coach Hugh Freeze seemed to downplay a photo of Rebels standout sophomore defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche smoking marijuana from a bong.
Second-ranked Florida State fully expects embattled star quarterback Jameis Winston to suit up Saturday against fifth-ranked Notre Dame in arguably the biggest game of the college football season. Beyond that, the unknowns for the future of the reigning Heisman Trophy winner and the Seminoles’ football program are endless.
Sunday’s 31-17 win by the Denver Broncos over the New York Jets made Las Vegas sports books pay out a lot of cash, according to a report by ESPN.com, and even Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in on the action.
The Miami Dolphins on Tuesday reinstated defensive end Derrick Shelby after a one-game suspension following his arrest at a Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, nightclub on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and resisting arrest without violence.
Police in suburban Dallas say Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been arrested after taking underwear and cologne from a mall department store without paying.
Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers answered St. Louis’ fast start with a big finish. Kaepernick threw for 343 yards and three touchdowns, helping the 49ers erase an early 14-point deficit and beat the Rams 31-17 on Monday night.
The San Francisco 49ers have not been fazed by the soap opera involving their head coach and will go for their third consecutive victory when they visit the St. Louis Rams on Monday night in an NFC West matchup.
Mississippi State is the new darling of college football. The Bulldogs hail from “Stark Vegas,” according to a stenciled logo on their footwear.
Coach Jimbo Fisher said Florida State’s Jameis Winston has committed no crime and is adamant the quarterback will not miss any games this season due to an ongoing sexual assault investigation.
The New Jersey school superintendent who canceled a high school football season after allegations of hazing among students said he is weighing whether to restore the program after this season.
Betting on the Jets was just asking for trouble, and bookmakers and underdog players were buried in bad news after the first eight NFL games concluded on another odd Sunday.
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly spent part of Sunday’s game between the Redskins and Arizona Cardinals sitting next to Washington owner Daniel Snyder while wearing a Redskins hat.
Mike Nugent missed a 36-yard field goal attempt on the final play of overtime Sunday, leaving the Bengals and Panthers in a 37-37 tie — the NFL’s first this season.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson could still be suspended without pay even if he is found not guilty of felony child abuse, ESPN reported Sunday.
Some NFL owners urged commissioner Roger Goodell to take a much less substantial role in the discipline of players, according to CBS Sports.
The Browns have not been tempted to pull the trigger and go with rookie Johnny Manziel because of Hoyer’s surprisingly good start. Hoyer was solid in the season opener at Pittsburgh, and he gets another shot at the Steelers today.
The Giants have reeled off three consecutive wins, laying waste to Houston, Washington and Atlanta in impressive fashion. Suddenly, Coughlin has a surging team that is considered a strong contender in the wide-open NFC East.
For the first 30 minutes of Friday night’s homecoming game at Sam Boyd Stadium, UNLV looked like it might be cruising to a victory over Fresno State. It seems victories never come easy for the Rebels these days, though.
UNLV kicker Nicolai Bornand, the one who handles kickoffs and long field goals, drilled a 33-yard field goal in overtime to give UNLV a much-needed victory and set off a frenzy among UNLV players on the Sam Boyd Stadium field.