| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Eric Winston was elected president of the NFL Players Assn. on Wednesday, three years after he was active for the union during the lockout.
The 30-year-old offensive lineman was the Arizona Cardinals' starting right tackle last season, his eighth in the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:35 PM
ORLANDO - Nine Miami Dolphins players will receive lucrative paychecks in 2016 based on their contributions to the team in 2013.
Tight end Charles Clay, safety Jimmy Wilson, defensive ends Olivier Vernon and Derrick Shelby, former Dolphins cornerback...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:13 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — There is a good chance the NFL will expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams, and the change could come as early as the upcoming season.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, speaking Wednesday at the conclusion of the league’s...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The group behind the effort to unionize Northwestern athletes isn’t interested in advocating for salaries for them.
In a forum at the Aspen Institute in Washington on Thursday, College Athletes Players Assn. President Ramogi Huma refuted the notion...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:04 AM
NFL Players Assn. Executive Director DeMaurice Smith has spoken out in support of the ruling allowing Northwestern football players to unionize, saying it has nothing to do with college athletes looking for a paycheck.
"In the more than 100 years...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
David White, the national executive director of SAG-AFTRA, could be headed to the National Basketball Players Assn.
White, 45, is a leading candidate to become executive director of the NBA Players Assn., two people familiar with the matter said. ...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Just seven months ago, Dennis Pitta was carted off the Ravens’ practice field after suffering a fractured, dislocated right hip that required surgery.
On Friday, Pitta agreed to five-year, $32 million contract with $16 million guaranteed,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Miami Dolphins' Pro Bowl punter Brandon Fields is one three active NFL player visiting U.S. Troops in the Middle East as part of the NFL's annual tour of military bases.
Fields, and two other South Florida natives, Washington Redskins receiver Pierre...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:47 AM
As the Ravens continue to haggle with left offensive tackle Eugene Monroe in negotiations that, according to sources, remain far apart, they are $24.929 million under the NFL salary-cap limit of $133 million.
They have the 10th most salary-cap space...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The Ravens have arrived at a rare moment in franchise history.
When free agency starts at 4 p.m. Tuesday, the Ravens will have the most financial flexibility they've had since coach John Harbaugh was hired six years ago. The Ravens are carrying $21....
| Jan 25, 2014
UConn's Shamar Stephen, a 6-foot-5, 320-pound senior nose tackle, and Yawin Smallwood, a 6-4, 236-pound junior linebacker, are among 300 or so players who will compete at the NFL combine Feb. 22-25 in Indianpolis..
The Huskies have several players eyeing...