An Ohio State football player who disappeared shortly after sending a text message about his concussions was found dead Sunday in a dumpster, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.
Bo Pelini was fired as Nebraska’s football coach on Sunday after a seven-year stint marked by an inability to restore the program to national prominence and too many embarrassing defeats.
An Ohio State football player reported missing after he uncharacteristically skipped two practices has a history of sports-related concussions, and his family worries he might have become disoriented, his sister said.
Matt Youmans, Kelly Stewart and Ken Thomson preview the college football and NFL week by offering 12 plays.
With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith are meeting Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.
LaDainian Tomlinson’s record stood for 15 years. Melvin Gordon’s lasted a week. Samaje Perine ran for 427 yards on Saturday, scoring five touchdowns on a rain-soaked field to lead the No. 23 Oklahoma Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their Southern California home last month, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Stranded on the highway for more than a day, the Niagara women’s basketball team is finally making its journey home. The team was stuck on its bus for nearly 30 hours because of a huge storm that dumped 4 feet of snow around Buffalo and was blamed for at least six deaths.
Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in the four major North American team sports, announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association on Wednesday.