San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.
Unable to find a taker on the trade market, the Philadelphia Eagles Friday released dynamic wide receiver DeSean Jackson.
A judge in Los Angeles has again refused to release former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper from jail.
The estate of NFL Hall of Famer Mike Webster and dozens of former players suing the league over concussion injuries have agreed to wait to see if their lawsuit will join other similar cases being reviewed by a judge for possible settlement.
Wide receiver and special teams ace Seyi Ajirotutu has signed a one-year contract to remain with the San Diego Chargers.
Darren Sharper, 38, remains behind bars in Los Angeles — without bail — while awaiting a hearing Thursday in connection with an arrest warrant from New Orleans alleging that he raped two women there last Sept. 23.
Jonathan Martin is returning to familiar territory, months after he accused a teammate of bullying and left the Miami Dolphins.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.
Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.
Johnny Manziel shed the Hollywood image Friday — maybe for good.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
The agent for All-American football player Michael Sam, who may become the first openly gay NFL player in history after publicly coming out Sunday, is calling the announcement a game changer.
Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.