Football

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference, in New York. The NFL expects a five-year contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell to be finalized soon, despite a threatened lawsuit by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, that “our expectation is this will be wrapped up soon, but we can't project an actual date.”(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
November 09, 2017 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL expects a five-year contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell to be finalized soon, despite a threatened lawsuit by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said Thursday that "our expectation is this will be wrapped up soon, but we can't project...
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November 09, 2017 - 2:15 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen will spend his bye weekend as an NFL game analyst for Fox Sports. The announcement was made Thursday by Fox Sports. Olsen will join the team of Kevin Burkhardt, Charles Davis and Pam Oliver, as the Los Angeles Rams visit the...
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November 09, 2017 - 10:27 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts released two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Vontae Davis on Thursday, less than 24 hours after Davis took his complaints about the organization public. Davis said Wednesday he felt disrespected by the way the Colts handled his demotion and that he wasn't playing...
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November 08, 2017 - 8:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the NFL over a proposed contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, a dispute apparently sparked by star running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence, a person with knowledge of the...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Four of the five Kennesaw State cheerleaders who took a knee three weeks ago during the Kennesaw State football game, take a knee once again out of sight of the fans under the visitors' bleachers, during the national anthem before an NCAA college football game between Kennesaw State and Gardner-Webb in Kennesaw, Ga. Kennesaw State, which moved its football cheerleaders inside a stadium tunnel after a group of black cheer squad members knelt during the national anthem, has decided to let them again take the field during pre-game ceremonies. (Kelly J. Huff/The Marietta Daily Journal via AP, File)
November 08, 2017 - 6:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia university which moved its football cheerleaders inside a stadium tunnel after a group of black cheer squad members knelt during the national anthem has decided to let them again take the field during pre-game ceremonies. This time, it will be at a game where military...
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November 08, 2017 - 6:20 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston says consulting Dr. James Andrews about his sore throwing shoulder was "standard protocol" and not an indication the injury is worse than he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers initially believed. "I've known Dr. Andrews for a long time," the 23-year-old quarterback said...
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November 08, 2017 - 9:11 am
BOSTON (AP) — A lawsuit brought over hacked jailhouse phone calls of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been dismissed by a Massachusetts judge. The Boston Herald reports that Suffolk Superior Court Judge Helene Kazanjian on Monday dismissed the lawsuit Hernandez brought last year against Dallas-...
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November 07, 2017 - 3:39 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested another suspect in the shooting death of a former ECU football player. Raleigh police tell local media outlets that 33-year-old Ashanti Radee Bennett is charged with murder in the death of Anthony Domonique Lennon. Last month, authorities reported 25-year-...
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Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford drops back with Green Bay Packers' Mike Daniels rushing during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
November 06, 2017 - 11:31 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matthew Stafford passed for 361 yards and two touchdowns to Marvin Jones, and the Detroit Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 30-17 win on Monday night over the offensively challenged Green Bay Packers. Stafford was 26 of 33, including 12 of 14 in the first half...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears in Cleveland. On the cusp of his return from NFL suspension, Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon says he used drugs or alcohol before every game of his career, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Gordon, who was reinstated on a conditional basis last week by Commissioner Roger Goodell, tells GQ magazine he drank or smoked marijuana before games. He added “a bunch of guys smoke weed before the game.” (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
November 06, 2017 - 8:36 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon has never played an NFL game sober. That has to change if he plans to play in another one. One day before the Browns wide receiver gets another shot at rebooting his star-crossed career, Gordon revealed in a candid magazine interview that he used drugs or alcohol...
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