| May 10, 2014
| 8:50 PM
It took nearly the entire draft, but Michael Sam and the NFL finally made history.
The St. Louis Rams used the 249th pick in the seventh round to select Sam, who has officially become the league's first openly gay player.
Being picked by St. Louis...
| May 11, 2014
| 1:33 PM
There shouldn't have been a dumber or costlier narrative in the NFL Draft, not one, than why the Dolphins had to invest two of their top three picks on offensive linemen.
Then center Mike Pouncey and safety Don Jones delivered a couple of empty thoughts...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The Great NFL Sideline Rebellion of 2014 strikes again.
A former professional cheerleader for the New York Jets filed a wage-theft lawsuit against the team Tuesday, making the Jets the fourth NFL team this year to be sued by cheerleaders for allegedly...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:44 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that he anticipates the playoff field expanding from 12 to 14 teams, beginning in the 2015 season.
"I do believe it will be approved for the 2015 season," Goodell said at the league meetings in Atlanta. "We...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:37 PM
It has been almost 20 years since Los Angeles last had an NFL team. But even without a franchise, the nation’s second-largest market could potentially play host to the NFL draft.
In an interview with the NFL Network’s Rich Eisen, NFL...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Now that Ravens running back Ray Rice has been accepted into a diversionary program that could allow him to eventually clear his record following a third-degree aggravated assault charge, but the NFL could still discipline the three-time Pro Bowl...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles took part in an NFL Play 60 event at Chelsea Waterside Park on Wednesday morning with 80 local children, many of whom were impacted in a recent gas explosion in their community in Harlem....
| May 22, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Politicians continue to weigh in on the appropriateness of Redskins as the name for Washington’s NFL team.
Fifty U.S. senators have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to support a name change for the Redskins, calling supporters of the...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Colts defensive end Robert Mathis admits he failed to follow protocol when he didn't check to see if a fertility drug he was prescribed violated the NFL's ban on performance-enhancing substances.
Mathis, who led the NFL with 19-1/2 sacks last season,...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Not that anticipation of Thursday's NFL draft dragged because of moving it into May, but Bears general manager Phil Emery spent the last three weeks studying videotape of Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald's explosive first step during grade-...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:03 PM
His name was Billy Woods, Seaman 2nd Class William Anthony Woods, and he left William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens to join the U.S. Navy. He was aboard the USS Arizona at 7:48 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese began their stunning air assault...