PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a deal.
DENVER (AP) — Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He's holding on to the heartache to stoke his competitive fire.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.
WEST LAFAYETTE | Danny Etling is the Purdue football team's returning starting quarterback. Fellow sophomore Austin Appleby has been pushing him this spring during practice. And freshman David Blough threw the only touchdown pass during Satur…
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. | Tre Roberson watched Nate Sudfeld dazzle Indiana's coaches all spring.
SOUTH BEND | Malik Zaire made a statement that he plans to challenge Everett Golson for the starting quarterback job at Notre Dame.
SOUTH BEND | Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson admits to being jittery at the first spring practice last month after being suspended from school last fall for academic impropriety. Returning to the field was a big moment for him.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Illinois coach Tim Beckman is in no hurry to name a starting quarterback, insisting that the competition to succeed Nathan Scheelhaase is wide open.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have matched Jacksonville's offer sheet for Pro Bowl center Alex Mack and will keep one of their top players.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is defending his reputation.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel will routinely provide a look at his journey leading to the NFL draft on May 8 in a series of diary entries. The all-Big Ten, third-team AP All-American has a Master's degree…
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is going to have surgery on his left ankle.
Northwestern's Trevor Siemian said Wednesday it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Veteran defensive back Champ Bailey has agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have locked up coach Pete Carroll with a three-year contract extension after he led the franchise to its first Super Bowl title.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have told Chris Johnson they are releasing him after six seasons to avoid paying the $8 million the running back is due in pay in 2014, and the final three seasons left on the $53.5 million contrac…
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have called a news conference for Friday morning amid a report they have reached a contract extension with coach Pete Carroll.
VALPARAISO | The National Labor Relations Board delivered a decision last week that could dramatically alter the landscape for collegiate athletics across the country.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mary Wilson is taking over as the Buffalo Bills' controlling owner after the death last week of her husband, Ralph Wilson.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts, has died. He was 78.
LAKE FOREST | New Bear Jared Allen, a farm boy at heart who owns three rodeo bulls, appeared at his Monday afternoon press conference wearing cowboy boots and a big shiny belt buckle.
Andrean junior football player Josh Barajas had some concerns, some misgivings, about playing football at Penn State.
CARMEL, Ind. | Colts owner Jim Irsay had $29,000 in cash and bottles of prescription drugs in his vehicle when he was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving and other charges, according to the arrest report.
SAN FRANCISCO | Professional athletes frequently get traded to other teams, but San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is about to be the first ever to be traded like a stock.
Ryan Grigson loves his job as general manager of the Colts, with its suffocating pressure, long hours and incredible demands.
VALPARAISO | Dave Cecchini knew finding a blocking tight end would be integral to the success of Valparaiso’s Class of 2014 recruiting class. The first-year coach didn’t have to look very far.
Tai Streets and his fellow Thornton High School alums wear the pride of their school not only on their sleeves, but on their faces.
Charles Tillman said he wanted to retire as a Bear and the veteran cornerback may now get his wish.
Darrelle Revis and Darren Sproles found landing spots in the Northeast. Now Steve Smith and James Harrison look for new NFL homes.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears agreed to a three-year contract with defensive end Willie Young and a one-year deal with receiver Domenik Hixon on Thursday.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears released eight-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers on Tuesday, one of several moves they made to reshape their struggling defense.
NEW YORK | Let the bidding binges begin.
LANSING | Let's face it, only Calvin "Megatron" Johnson looks good in a Detroit Lions uniform.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. | Devin Hester is done returning kicks in Chicago.
CHICAGO | Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said Thursday that the league is not looking to schedule more Friday football games, except on Thanksgiving and Labor Day weekends.
HOBART | It started as a friendly hallway wager between students.
Is Trent Richardson a bust?
INDIANAPOLIS | A new study shows youth football players are diagnosed with fewer concussions than other injuries.
EAST CHICAGO | Second-round pick of the Carolina Panthers, productive backup at defensive tackle, a Pro Football Writers Association All-Rookie selection.
An investigation into the racially charged Miami Dolphins bullying scandal detailed widespread harassment in the team's locker room that extended beyond the two players at the center of the probe.
In describing Hall of Fame middle linebacker Dick Butkus, former Bears' teammate Doug Buffone noted the Neanderthal gene is extremely rare.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso football coach Dave Cecchini has canvassed most of the country looking for recruits, and the first-year coach isn’t done yet.
The weather postponed a lot of parties at area high schools on Wednesday, the NCAA's National Letter of Intent Signing Day. Instead of pomp and circumstance, most got a parking lot full of snow instead.
CRETE | For the graduating seniors of the Crete-Monee football team, it has been quite a ride.
Enoch Smith Jr. has never been shy, especially when introducing himself to opposing ball carriers as a defensive tackle for Mount Carmel..
Officially, national signing day allows high school football players to start signing a letter of intent with the college of their choice.
NEW YORK | Less than 12 hours after winning the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll already was talking about getting started on next season.
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