| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:54 PM
During the pregame show before February's Super Bowl in New Orleans, Deion Sanders shared his thoughts about the thousands of former football players filing concussion lawsuits against the National Football League.
"The game is a safe game," the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
In "Horse Feathers," a 1932 comedy starring the Marx Brothers, Groucho plays a new college president.
"And I say to you, gentlemen, that this college is a failure," he declares as he takes office. "The trouble is we're neglecting football for education....
| Oct 6, 2013
Who owns a tattoo? The obvious answer is the wearer, who paid for the ink and is now permanently (more or less) attached to it. Yet recent disputes have called into question the easy idea that if you buy a tattoo, you also own it and can display it as you...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:35 PM
The NFL Players Assn. has told its members that the union "tentatively agreed" that 40 players will take blood tests for human growth hormone each week during the season, with a positive result drawing a four-game suspension.
The NFLPA emailed players a...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Von Miller, star linebacker for the Denver Broncos, has been suspended for the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s substance policy.
Losing Miller is a huge blow to the Broncos, who host Baltimore in the Sept. 5 Kickoff Opener....
| Aug 15, 2013
Football periodically faces extinction, but never has the game been enveloped in a crisis as odd as the current one. Just when the game plays safer than at any time in its 144-year history, its critics threaten to make the game history. Sportswriter Frank...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers called the Clippers’ three-game trip over four days a “hard trip.”
It starts Wednesday night in Orlando, goes to Miami to play the two-time NBA champion Heat Thursday and finishes at Houston Saturday....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamal Charles was carted off the field during practice Monday, but coach Andy Reid said X-rays taken on Charles' injured foot were negative.
The team is treating the injury as a sprain and the injury is not considered...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is out for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins, according to multiple reports.
Pryor, who sustained a concussion Monday against the Denver Broncos, was medically cleared to play later in the week....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:48 PM
ESPN.com is reporting that Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito's role in alleged harassment of tackle Jonathan Martin is under review by the NFL Players Association due to an incident that provoked Martin to leave the team, according to multiple...